Cottonmouth (Character)


Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by:  Mark Gruenwald and Paul Neary

1st appearance: Captain America # 310, 1985

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: Serpent Society

Legal Status: US citizen with criminal record

Height: 6’0              Weight: 120 lbs

Eyes:  Brown            Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Skilled street fighter

Powers:  Cottonmouth has bionic implants in his neck, mouth and upper shoulders and metal teeth with large canines. His bionic jaw is specially hinged to allow him to literally open his mouth large enough to bite a man’s head off. The cybernetics also makes his jaw far stronger than normal allowing him to crush even blocks between them.


Recruited by sidewinder from Mobile, Alabama to join his snaked themed team, the serpent society. He’s arguably most famous for being partnered with “Asp” and killing Modok while facing captain America.  Defeated they manage to escape but when next they met cap they were jailed. Liberated by Death Adder once more they fell into disarray when their boss was killed by Kingpin’s men.

When Viper usurped leadership from Sidewinder he joined her and clashed with the X-men and Storm while on a mission for the lemurians. When next he showed up he was a free agent who fought Luke Cage, Falcon and Luke Cage. Then he battled American Eagle, wolverine and Marcus Johnson on separate occasions and was defeated. Recently in the newly formed serpent society he battled Hope Summers and was defeated once more.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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