Real name: Heather Douglas (also known as Madame MacEvil)
First Appearance: Iron Man Vol. 1
Base of Operations: ?
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Marital Status: Single
Membership Status: Inactive
Team affiliations: Avengers, Infinity Watch
Moondragon possesses numerous superhuman physical powers, having
been taught to achieve her full human potential by the priests of
Titan, as well as mastery over several psionic powers. She is a
superb athlete, surpassing the achievements of any Olympic athlete.
She has total mastery over her body, including autonomic functions
like heartbeat, bleeding, and breathing, as well as awarness of
pain. She has trained herself to be as strong as it is possible for
a human being of her size and weight can be: she can lift (press)
400 pounds. She has also has extensive training in a form of the
martial arts analogous to Kung Fu.
Moondragon also possesses numerous psionic powers. She is a
telepath, able to “read” the thoughts of others and project her own
thoughts into others’ minds, within an as yet undetermined radius.
She is a levitator, capable of using psionic energy to interact with
gravitons in such a way as to allow her to resist the force of
gravity. (She cannot fly, only hover, since she has no means of
propulsion once she is airborne.) She can project psionic energy as
concussive blasts, capable of killing a human being at 20 feet, or
deforming a plate of 2 inch thick steel. Moondragon can also use her
telepathic powers to control the minds of others, eradicating
specific memories, effecting personality changes, and directing an
individual’s actions for the duration of her mental “contact”. It is
not known how many minds she can influence at one time she once
maintained a psychic link with millions. She often employs a
personal spacecraft capable of interstellar fight.
Moondragon's fantastic destiny began when she was a small girl.
While on her way home with her parents, her family's car happened to
pass below the starship of Thanos, on an early scouting mission to
Earth. In order to keep his presence on Earth secret, Thanos turned
his ship's weaponry on the Douglas' car. Heather alone survived
Thanos' attack, and was found by Thanos' father, Mentor, who had
followed his evil son. Mentor brought the girl back to his homeworld
of Titan, and placed her in the care of a sect of Monks. With their
training, Heather grew up to become a skilled telepath. Heather, now
calling herself Moondragon, returned to Earth as a young woman,
fighting alongside and against some of Earths' heroes, and even
joining the Avengers for a time. Moondragon saw her destiny
elsewhere, however, and left Earth for the planet Ba-Bani, which she
easily conquered by mentally enslaving its entire populace.
Moondragon was overthrown by the Avengers and her reincarnated
father, Drax the Destroyer; however, during the battle, Moondragon
telepathically overloaded the Destroyer's brain and killed him. Upon
his fall from supremacy, Adam Warlock selected Moondragon to guard
the Mind Gem. Moondragon accepted membership in the Infinity Watch
with some reluctance, for its membership included Drax the
Destroyer, returned to life again (though without memory of their
last encounter due to its effects on his mind). After the Infinity
Watch disbanded, Moondragon and Drax returned to Titan.