The Smasher (Kane) wiki last edited by pikahyper on 05/20/14 06:12AM View full history

Origin

Growing up on a farm in Iowa, Isabel "Izzy" Kane went to Colorado to study astronomy. After her study, she moved back to her parents' farm, to care for her ailing grandfather. She stayed longer than intended, dealing with the quirks her grandfather, the legendary Captain Terror (Dan Kane), who regularly sabotaged the pen, releasing the animals from their cages. One day, Isabel found a piece of armor on the farm. Without realizing it was a shard of synthetic tri-plated spectra-forms, a piece of a visor from another Smasher, she picked it up and put it in her pocket. Later, the visor gave her a mental message to put it on. As soon as she did, it transformed her into a Smasher. It took her to Chandilar and soon she became the first human member of the Imperial Guard in the history of the Shi'ar Empire.

Creation

Smasher is a Marvel comic book character created by Jonathan Hickman and Jerome Opeña. The character first appears in Avengers #1 released in 2013. The character is the newest incarnation of the Imperial Guardsman Smasher.

Lineage

In Avengers #1, Smasher's last name is given as Dare and her grandfather is named Dan. This led to speculation that her grandfather could either be the British Dan Dare or Fawcett Publication's Dan Dare. However, in Avengers: Avengers World, Smasher's last name is updated to Kane and her grandfather is assumed to be Dan Kane aka Captain Terror.

Powers and Abilities

Smasher possesses super strength, the ability of flight, and penta vision. Penta vision allows for powerful laser like blasts from Smashers eyes although excessive continual usage may harm her retina. She initially begun as one of forty three Smasher class sub-guardians but was recently promoted to a Superguardian. Smasher advanced goggles allow for various types of advanced communications, warning alerts, navigation and access to specialized Shi'ar technology.

This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.