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Ben Grimm

History

Benjamin J. Grimm was born on Yancy Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side, where he grew up in poverty. His father, an alcoholic, was unable to hold a job. Much of the family's income came from Grimm's older brother, Daniel, who obtained funds illegally as leader of the Yancy Street Gang. Grimm, who idolized his brother, became embittered against the world when Daniel was k... read more

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Origin

Creator Marvel Comics
UniverseEarth-616 - Prime Marvel Universe
Full name Benjamin Jacob Grimm
Alter Egos Angrir, Breaker Of SoulsAngrir, Breaker Of Souls
The Thing (Constatin)
The Thing (FOX)The Thing (FOX)
Thing (Dormmamuverse)
Aliases Blackbeard the Pirate, Grim Ben, Dr. Josiah Verpoorteen, Angrir,
Place of birth New York City
First appearance Fantastic Four #1 (November, 1961)
Alignment Good

Connections

Occupation Adventurer, former Air Force test pilot
Base Baxter Building, New York City, Four Freedoms Plaza, Pier Four
Teams Fantastic FourFantastic FiveFuture FoundationFantastic Four IncorporatedAvengers West Coast
Relatives Daniel (father, deceased), Elsie (mother, deceased), Daniel Jr. (brother, deceased), Jacob (uncle), Alyce (aunt, deceased), Pentunia (aunt)