Black Hole
Real name: Morton Kribbee
First Appearance: Marvel Treasury Edition #12 (1976)

Created by:

Steve Gerber
Sal Buscema


Band of the Bland


Generates a powerful suction and compression.

Black Hole is a member of the Band of the Bland and an enemy of She-Hulk.


While playing handball in Brooklyn, a single grain of dwarf star matter fell from space embedding itself into Morton Kribbee's breastbone. This singularity endowed Morton with a power that even he thinks is gross. The dense dwarf star matter allows him to open a black hole in the middle of his chest that draws in and compresses matter until such time as Morton deems fit to close it. It also generates a singularity field which disables superhuman abilities. He took the codename Black Hole and joined the Band of the Bland, under Doctor Angst's leadership.

Given a power upgrade by Angst, Black Hole was able to absorb larger and more powerful objects. He attempted to suck in the Hulk, but it failed when Howard the Duck's girlfriend Beverly Switzler forced the Black Hole to suck himself in. He eventually freed himself and was taken to prison.

After his imprisonment, Black Hole left the Band of the Bland to become a circus performer, though he was unsuccessful in gathering an audience. He was again approached by Doctor Angst, who plotted to destroy reality and create his own world. He was able to merge all universes into one "Cosmic Squish". However, She-Hulk put an end to his scheme and used Black Hole to suck in the stray universes. Black Hole became bloated and was kept prisoner by the Critic, an offshoot of the Watchers.

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