NightMask (Character)


Real Name: New Adam

Alias:  Adam, BlackVeil

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by: Jonathon Hickman

1st appearance: Avengers (2013) #2, 2013

Nationality: Martian (Born on mars)

Team Affiliations: Avengers

Legal Status: Unknown

Height:  6’2           Weight: Unknown

Eyes: Brown           Hair: none

Relatives: Ex Nihilo (Father/creator), Abyss (Mother/Creator)

Skills and abilities: He apparently has knowledge of a lost language called “Builder Machine Code” and a profound understanding of the universe and celestial based events.

Powers: Adam has advanced knowledge of the universe and universal principles only surpassed by celestial beings such as the Uni Power which is the living embodiment of the universe. He also appears to able to communicate and gather information as well as communicate with machines.


Created on Mars by Ex Nihilo and Abyss as the first of a new human race to repopulate earth after it’s destruction. He speaks a language only known to the current wielder of the Uni Power Captain Universe who serves on the Avengers team. After the defeat of his creators he was taken back to earth with the Avengers.(Avengers [2013] #3)

On Earth Iron Man/Tony Stark subjects him to a great many tests to understand his language but to no avail even with the help of the Superior Spider-Man. It is only when Universe steps in that his language is fully revealed right before he makes the ominous prediction that “the white event is upon them”. [Avengers (2013) #6]


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