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|Full name:||Frederick Myers|
|First Appearance:||Tales to Astonish #81 (July 1966)|
|Created by:||Stan Lee; Jack Kirby|
|Place of Birth:||Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Affiliations:||Sinister Six; formerly Thunderbolts, Heavy Hitters, Masters of Evil, Sinister Syndicate; Former employee of the Secret Empire; ally of Viper and Silver Samurai; employee of the Kingpin, Sinister Twelve, Assassin Guild|
|Powers/Abilities:||World-class baseball pitcher, skilled marksman and hand-to-hand combatant|
|Height:||5' 11" (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||175 lbs (79 kg)|
Fred Myers (of Earth-616), better known as Boomerang and Outback, is the current leader of the Sinister Six. In his super villain career, Boomerang has been a member of several prominent super villain teams and clashed with several heroes, the most notable being Spider-Man.
Boomerang appeared as a hired goon of the Rose and came into conflict with Jackpot, where he discovered her secret identity. He tracks Sara down at her house and murders her husband in front of her and her daughter.
After being imprisoned at the Raft, Boomerang was selected to be a part of the "beta team" of the Thunderbolts, alongside Shocker, Troll, Mister Hyde, and Centurius.
Powers & Abilities
Boomerang is a world-class baseball pitcher, skilled marksman and hand-to-hand combatant.
- Costume: Boomerang's costume contains a wide variety of hidden pockets and pouches for his smaller, specialized boomerangs, in addition to attachments for securing the seven larger primary boomerangs.
- Light body armor: Boomerangs costume acts as light body armor.
- Boot Jets: Boomerang's costume is equipped with boot jets which are mentally commanded using cybernetic circuitry built into the cowl. These are capable of two hours of flight at 30 mph before needing to be refueled, and generate enough thrust to support Boomerang's own weight plus and additional 100 lbs. The boot jets can be used as offensive weapons when fired at close range.
- Specialized Boomerangs: Boomerang's primary weapons are the boomerangs, which he wears on his uniform. There are seven boomerangs attached in plain sight, each of which is rigged with special gimmicks.
- Shatterangs - These detonate with a force equivalent to twenty hand grenades.
- Gasarangs - These release highly concentrated tear gas upon impact.
- Razorangs - These razor-edged boomerangs are capable of slicing through steel.
- Screamerangs - These generate high-intensity sonic waves as they fly through the air.
- Bladarangs - These whirling boomerangs cut like buzz-saw blades.
- Gravityrangs - These create a local gravity field around their target.
- Reflexerangs - These are solid-weighted boomerangs