Omega Red's real name

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Omega Red's real name

Post by JephYork » Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:41 pm

Where was Omega Red's real name, Arkady Rossovich, revealed?

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by Paul Bourcier » Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:51 pm

I don't know if this helps, but Omega Red's sheet from the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition #34 (1993) lists his name as "Arkady (rest of name unrevealed)."
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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by Michael » Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:42 pm

In X 4, Wolverine refers to Omega Red as Arkady. In X 18, the Soul Skinner refers to Omega Red as Vasyliev Arkady.He's referred to as Arkady Russovich in C2 10, but I'm not sure if that was the first time. (Strangely, X 18 and C2 10 were both written by Fabian Nicieza.)
ETA: Omega Red is also referred to Arkady Russovich in C2 9.

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by JephYork » Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:49 pm

Russovich or Rossovich? The Handbooks say Rossovich.

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by Michael » Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:50 am

It's spelled Russovich in C2 9 and 10.

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by LordZorn » Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:36 pm

Guys:

Just an observation... Not knowing anything about the Soul Skinner, I will still bet that Vasyliev(Basilson) is Omega Red's middle name. Although usually not in reverse order, in Russian society, friends, colleagues and family often refer to each other in friendly/earnest/intimate conversation by their first and middle names(the middle name being a patronymic(son of)moniker.

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by Mikhail » Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:43 pm

He was referred to as Arkady Gregovitch in the Maverick one-shot.

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Re: Omega Red's real name

Post by JephYork » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:17 pm

I found "Rossovich" in Gen X #11. I think that's the first time it was spelled that way, unless anyone can point me to an earlier instance.

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