Richard Rory was a hippie radio disk jockey, working for the local radio station. Richard lived in Citrusville just outside of the Florida Everglades. Like many before him, Richard's life was changed the day that he had a close encounter with the swamp creature known as the Man-Thing.

Richard began studying the Man-Thing and tracking his movements. Later, he encountered the alien child James-Michael Starling and through him, the Defenders. He also met Los Angeles attorney Jennifer Walters the later She-Hulk and struck up a brief relationship with her.


Rory does not possess any superhuman capabilities.

Strength level

Average: Richard Rory possesses the strength level of a man his age, size and weight who engages in moderate regular exercise.

  • Richard Rory was a supporting character of the Man-Thing series, loosely based on his creator Steve Gerber.

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