Zuhn was a Skrull Commander working as a scout for the 21st Observation Corps who, like the vast majority of members of his race, possessed the ability to shapeshift. He worked as scout for the Skrull Empire along with his lieutenant Velmax they was charged with spying on Earth for a potential invasion.
In 1947, his ship was flying over the American Southwest and the ship was spotted and fired upon by the US Airforce them to crash-land. They was found by an Earthman named Jacob Scott and he attacked out of fear. Zuhn had sustained serious injury, and Velmax sealed him in a regenerative cocoon in hopes that Zuhn might revive. However Velmax, was too late to prevent the Skrull ship to be appropriated by the United States government. He used his shape-changing abilities to take the form of Jacob Scott to avoid capture and eventually became involved in the U.S. military.
Eventually, Zuhn revived, escaping from his cocoon and his human captors by staging a fire that covered his trail. Zuhn sought to track down the stolen Skrull technology, which had by then become scattered to various facilities. He created (or appropriated) various identities in order to search for such technology. At one point he posed as a Russian criminal scientist, and with supervillain lackeys, tried to steal Skrull equipment from a U.S. facility, only to be opposed by Velmax and several costumed heroes (Zuhn was unaware of Velmax's true nature, and was inadvertently responsible in allowing him to develop the heroic identity of Effigy).
Another identity of Zuhn was that of Mr. Winget, head of the Winget industrial company. He also created an alter ego for Winget, that of the shape-changing villain Chimera. As Chimera, Zuhn would used his powers to gain an advantage over his competitors.
Later, Zuhn formed a partnership with the villainous Howler, to steal technology from his competitor Stark Industries. Instead, he was opposed by Effigy and his teammates, the First Line. In final battle with Effigy, Zuhn was killed, and in his dying moments the Skrulls learned the truth about each other's identities.
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