is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe
The original Sagittarius first appeared in Avengers
#72 (January 1970), and was created by Roy Thomas
and Sal Buscema
The character subsequently appears in Avengers
#80-82 (September-November 1970), Daredevil
#69 (October 1970), Iron Man
#33-36 (January-April 1971), Daredevil
#73 (February 1971), Avengers
#120-125 (February-July 1974), Iron Man
#184-185 (July-August 1984), and West Coast Avengers
#26 (November 1987), in which he is killed.
Sagittarius appeared as part of the "Zodiac" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition
Fictional character biography
is a founding member of the Zodiac
, and his base of operations was Washington, D.C.
. The Zodiac Cartel was founded by Cornelius van Lunt
(Taurus), handpicking the eleven other members; van Lunt concealed his own identity, while he was the only one who knew the identities of the others. Each member was based in a different American city as part of his nationwide criminal network, with the ultimate goal of world economic and political domination.
Sagittarius has no powers; however, he is skilled at hand-to-hand combat.
The Zodiac was infiltrated by Nick Fury, posing as Scorpio; the Zodiac fought the Avengers
#72 Aquarius, Capricorn, and Sagittarius sought to recapture the Zodiac Key, but lost it to the Brotherhood of the... Read More