The Comte de Saint Germain or Count of St. Germain was a European adventurer, with an interest in science and the arts. He achieved prominence in European high society of the mid-18th century. He was considered "one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived".Voltaire to sarcastically dubbed him "The Wonderman". Throughout his life it was speculated he was immortal. 
In the modern age Saint Germaine travelled to the city of New York sensing an ancient object. He attended the funeral of Professor Brandie and met Johnny Storm and Sue Storm.Saint Germain claimed to be a colleague of Brandies. He tried to take the amulet from Brandie's study but Johnny escaped with it. Comte then sent out a legion of minions after Johnny. The drones attacked Sue but Johnny came to her rescue but was swarmed as well. Max Perish arrived and they escaped in a car. Comte tried to pursue but failed to catch them. He then to communicated this telepathically to his employer he is suddenly rocked by a mental pain caused by his master as punishment for his failure.