Hobgoblin was a shape-changing member of the Imperial Guard, who protected the site of the M'Kraan Crystal for his emperor, D'Ken.
During the Kree/Shi'ar War, Hobgoblin was apparently undercover on a Shi'ar warship.
Hobgoblin died while protecting Empress Lilandra during a royal ceremony. He acted as her royal body double, and was killed by an assassin's strike.
Powers and Abilities
Omni-Morph: Shape-shifting into any form imaginable, regardless of size, & able to utilize the inherent abilities of the assumed form, if applicable (e.g. dragon form = fire breathing, etc.).
- It was hypothesized that Shapeshifter was a Skrull.
- During Operation: Galactic Storm, Hobgoblin briefly transformed into a Skrull while alone before reassuming his previous guise. It was never explained if the shape-changing Chameleoid Guardsman had been temporarily or permanently replaced with shape-changing Skrull.
- Most members of the Imperial Guard are analogs of DC Comics' Legion of Super-Heroes. Hobgoblin is based on Chameleon Boy who was also a shape changer.
- 9 appearance(s) of Hobgoblin (Imperial Guard) (Earth-616)
- 3 minor appearance(s) of Hobgoblin (Imperial Guard) (Earth-616)
- 4 image(s) of Hobgoblin (Imperial Guard) (Earth-616)