February 17, 2018

Kraven The Hunter (History) – Comic Basics

Kraven The Hunter

Kraven The Hunter

Real Name: Sergei Kravinoff

First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #15 (August, 1954)

Powers: Hunter, Strength, Speed, Agility, Stamina, and Durability,

Affiliation: Sinister Six

Love Interests: Sasha Aleksandra Nikolaevich

Enemies: Spider-Man

Did You Know: That Kraven The Hunter has a villainous half-brother, The Chameleon?

A little history

Sergei Kravinoff was born and raised in Russia and belonged to an elite class of people. Unfortunately for Sergei, the collapse of elitism in Russia forced him and his brother on the run. While his brother used his ability to mimic others, Sergei opted to train himself to be the world’s greatest hunter. Unwilling to be like with his bare hands or handheld tools. 

His ability to hunt big game led him to wealth and notoriety and this, in turn, led him to a witch doctor who possessed a mystical potion. Pushed by his ever increasing need to be the best, Sergei stole the potion and drank it. Now, stronger, faster and more durable than ever, Sergei developed a desire to hunt only the biggest and toughest pray. His brother suggested Spider-Man and Sergei accepted.

Image © Marvel
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