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Abner Jenkins (Earth-616)
Full Name: Abner Ronald Jenkins
First Appearance: Strange Tales #123 (as Bettle)
Incredible Hulk #449 (as Mach-1)
Thunderbolts #37 (as Mach-2)
Thunderbolts 57 (as Mach-3)
New Thunderbolts #1 (as Mach-IV)
Thunderbolts #144 (Mach-V)
Superior Foes of Spider-Man Vol. 1 #2 (as Mach-VII)
Created by: Stan Lee, Carl Burgos
Home Universe: Earth-616
Alignment: Good
Status: Alive
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland
Citizenship: American
Base: New York City, New York; formerly Mount Charteris, Colorado
Affiliations: Formerly Thunderbolts, Masters of Evil, Sinister Syndicate, Lethal Foes of Spider-Man, Justin Hammer's 'hit squad'; Frightful Four, Sinister Six
Powers/Abilities: highly skilled aircraft mechanic, excellent at operating and working on powered armor, advanced knowledge of mechanical engineeringand advanced propulsion systems, unevenly gifted intellect
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175 lbs (80 kg)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Unique Features: None

"Years from now, school children will be taught to remember this date! For it marks the birth of... the supremely powerful beetle!"
— Beetle

Abner Jenkins (of Earth-616), also known as the Beetle and as Mach-I thru Mach-VII, was a founding member of both the Thunderbolts and the Sinister Syndicate.


Abner originally used his technical expertise to commit petty crimes such as robbing banks slowly evolving into a full supervillain. Abner came into conflict with many heroes during his career as a supervillain such as the Fantastic, Avengers and Spider-Man. During his time with the Thunderbolts, Abner realized how much more rewarding being a hero is compared to being a villain and reformed along with many of his teammates.

Powers & Abilities


Abner is a highly skilled aircraft mechanic. He is excellent at operating and working on powered armor. Although Abner lacks a formal university background, he has advanced enough knowledge of mechanical engineering, and advanced propulsion systems to have developed many of the original technologies that comprise his armor. Due to his association with the Fixer, he is also familiar with technologies that exceed the capabilities of conventional modern science. Abner's intellect is what would be considered unevenly gifted.






Various weapons within the armor


  • Abner was once very briefly a part of the Frightful Four, but quit after he was depantsed by Sue Storm in downtown Manhattan.
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