Holocaust (comics)

Holocaust (comics)

:"The character is not to be confused with the Milestone Comics villain Holocaust (later renamed Pyre), who was once a member of the Blood Syndicate."Superherobox|

caption="Holocaust", as depicted on the cover of "X-Man" #16 (June 1996). Art by Steve Skroce.
species=Human Mutant
publisher=Marvel Comics
debut="X-Men Alpha" (February 1995)
creators=Scott Lobdell
Roger Cruz
alliances=Horsemen of Apocalypse
Dark Descendants
aliases= Nemesis
Superhuman strength, agility and durability
Energy blasts
Life-force absorption|

Holocaust is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in "X-Men Alpha" (February 1995), and was created by Scott Lobdell and Roger Cruz.

Fictional character biography

Holocaust, originally known as Nemesis, ["X-Men Chronicles" #1] is the son of Apocalypse and also served as one of his Four Horsemen in the Age of Apocalypse timeline. His physical form, nearly destroyed by Magneto, is contained in a crystalline armor of phasing and shapeshifting properties. During the final battle in the Age of Apocalypse, Holocaust was transported into the main Marvel universe by the M'Kraan Crystal ["X-Men Omega"] . There, he continued to fight his archenemy, Nate Grey (who also had been transported from The Age of Apocalypse reality) while also acting as an agent for the psionic entity Onslaught. ["X-Man" #15-17-44] Holocaust is later forced to join the time-traveling group of superheroes known as the Exiles, but is eventually killed by the genocidal version of Hyperion. ["Exiles" #60-62]

In other media


* Holocaust makes a brief cameo appearance in the episode "One Man's Worth" of "".

Video Games

* Holocaust appears in the video game, "".


*A Holocaust build-a-figure in the fourth series of Marvel Legends is being released in 2008.


External links

* [http://www.marvel.com/universe/Holocaust_%28Earth-295%29 Holocaust] at Marvel.com
* [http://www.uncannyxmen.net/db/characters/showquestion.asp?faq=71&fldAuto=1542 Uncannyxmen.net bio on Holocaust]

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