History of character is unknown.


He was a skilled combatant.


Gamma-powered gun.

  • The Hero of the Day resulted from an unauthorized adaptation of Harlan Ellison's short story "Soldier from Tomorrow." Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter was not aware of the plagiarism until Roger Stern told him the day Incredible Hulk #286 hit the stands, since Harlan Ellison called in protest. By statute, Ellison's would have been in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, but he settled for the same money as Bill Mantlo was paid to "write" the script, an acknowledgement, plus a lifetime subscription to everything Marvel ever published. In order to save face, Marvel published a letter in issue #289 claiming they always intended to credit Ellison, but a last-minute mix-up caused Ellison's credit to be omitted.[2]

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