Speedball / Penance

Speedball

Speedball

  • Real name: Robert Baldwin
  • Former aliases: Penance
  • Status: Founder; inactive
  • Known relatives: Justin (father), Madelyn Naylor (mother)
  • First appearance: Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #11
  • First published appearance: Marvel Age Annual #4 / Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22
  • Created by: Steve Ditko & Tom DeFalco
  • Total appearances: 305

Checklist

Chronology:

  1. Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #11 “With Babysitting Comes Great Responsibility!!” [+] [?]
  2. Speedball #1 “The Origin Of A Masked Marvel”
  3. Speedball #1 “Speedball The Masked Marvel”
  4. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22 “Drug War Rages” Evolutionary War
  5. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22 “He Who Laughs…”
  6. Marvel Age Annual #4 “The Mystery Of Crooked Face”
  7. Speedball #2 “Stuck On You!”
  8. Speedball #2 “Graffiti Guerrillas?”
  9. Speedball #3 “The Loony Larcenies Of — Leaper Logan”
  10. Speedball #3 “For Kicks”
  11. Speedball #4 “The Ghost Of Springdale High”
  12. Speedball #5 “Beware The Basher”
  13. Speedball #5 “The Two-Legged Rat”
  14. Speedball #5 “The Freak Of Science”
  15. Speedball #6 “The Bug-Eyed Voice!”
  16. Speedball #6 “Cat’s Eye!”
  17. Marvel Comics Presents #14 “The Feathered Felon”
  18. Speedball #7 “The Case Of The Harlequin Hitman”
  19. Speedball #7 “Good Stuff!”
  20. Speedball #8 “School Of Hard Knocks”
  21. Speedball #8 “Cold Comfort”
  22. Captain America #352 “Refuge”
  23. Speedball #9 “The Hidden Past”
  24. Speedball #10 “Some Pig”
  25. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #2 “The Price Of Their Toys”
  26. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #5 “Jolly Roger”
  27. Marvel Comics Presents #56 “Any Number Can Play”
  28. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #6 “The Bouncer”
  29. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #1 “Pulitzer Patty”
  30. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #14 “Downtown Demolition”
  31. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #4 “This Is Our Story
  32. Marvel Comics Presents #127 “The Big Time”
  33. New Warriors #1 “From The Ground Up!”
  34. Marvel Comics Presents #85 “…The Dude In The Really Rad Armor!”
  35. Marvel Comics Presents #96 “The Class Clown”
  36. Thor #411 “The Gentleman’s Name Is Juggernaut!” Acts Of Vengeance
  37. Thor #412 “Introducing… The New Warriors!” Acts Of Vengeance
  38. Damage Control v2 #2 “Cruel And Unusual Punisher” Acts Of Vengeance
  39. Damage Control v2 #3 “If You Picket, It’ll Never Heal!” Acts Of Vengeance
  40. Damage Control v2 #4 “The Agent of SHIELD Affair” Acts Of Vengeance
  41. Namor The Sub-Mariner #5 “All The Rivers Burning!”
  42. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #3 “How Speedball’s Powers Work!”
  43. New Warriors #2 “Mirror Moves”
  44. New Warriors #3 “I Am, Therefore I Think”
  45. New Warriors #4 “Broken Break-Ins”
  46. New Warriors #5 “The Man Who Stole Tomorrow”
  47. New Warriors #6 “The Inhuman Condition”
  48. New Warriors #7 “The Heart Of The Hunter” Hard Choices Part One
  49. New Warriors #8 “Devils At The Doorstep” Hard Choices Part Two
  50. New Warriors #9 “Following The Line Along The Middle” Hard Choices Part Three
  51. New Warriors #10 “Rumble”
  52. Web Of Spider-Man #75 “Cold Hands Warm Art” Art Attacks Part 3
  53. New Warriors #13 “A World For The Winning” Forever Yesterday Part Three
  54. Avengers #332 “The Many Faces Of Doom”
  55. Guardians Of The Galaxy Annual #1 “Vance Astro Versus Marvel Boy”
  56. Damage Control v3 #1 “The Sure Thing”
  57. Damage Control v3 #2 “Edifice Wrecks”
  58. Damage Control v3 #4 “Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness”
  59. New Mutants Annual #7 “Pawns Of Senescence” Kings Of Pain Part 1
  60. New Warriors Annual #1 “Errant Knights” Kings Of Pain Part 2
  61. Uncanny X-Men Annual #15 “Queens Of Sacrifice” Kings Of Pain Part 3
  62. X-Factor Annual #6 “King Of Pain” Kings Of Pain Part 4
  63. New Warriors Annual #1 “Origins Of The New Warriors: Speedball”
  64. New Warriors Annual #1 “To Bounce Or Not To Bounce”
  65. Impossible Man Summer Vacation Spectacular #2 “No Imp Here Gets Out Alive”
  66. New Warriors #14 “The Breeze Of An Underwater Wind”
  67. Fantastic Four #356 “War With The New Warriors”
  68. Captain America: Drug Wars #1 “Druglords”
  69. New Warriors #15 “The Sushi People”
  70. New Warriors #16 “Ground War”
  71. New Warriors #17 “Sore Winners”
  72. Slapstick #4 “Nuclear Waste”
  73. New Warriors #18 “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Taylor Foundation But Were Afraid To Ask”
  74. New Warriors #19 “Sympathy For The Devil”
  75. New Warriors #20 “The Breaking Point”
  76. New Warriors #21 “The Folding Circle”
  77. New Warriors #22 “The Stolen Children” Nothing But The Truth Part One
  78. New Warriors #23 “Passed Lies” Nothing But The Truth Part Two
  79. New Warriors #24 “The Cheating Corner” Nothing But The Truth Part Three
  80. New Warriors #25 “Justifiable Homicide” Nothing But The Truth Part Four
  81. New Warriors #26 “The Next Step”
  82. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #26 “Fortune And Steel” The Hero Killers Part 1
  83. Web Of Spider-Man Annual #8 “The Dark At The End Of The Tunnel!” The Hero Killers Part 3
  84. New Warriors Annual #2 “Questions Of Power” The Hero Killers Part 4
  85. New Warriors Annual #2 “Speedball’s Top Ten List Of Villains, Ne’er-Do-Wells, And Geeks”
  86. New Warriors Annual #2 “Speedball” Days & Knights Part 4
  87. Infinity War #1 “Chthonic Maneuvers”
  88. Alpha Flight #110 “Bare Bones” [page 11]
  89. Infinity War #2 “Ethereal Revisionism”
  90. Fantastic Four #367 “By Reed… Betrayed!” [page 22-30; simultaneous w/Infinity War #2]
  91. Marc Spector: Moon Knight #41 “The Dark Doppelgangers Descend” [page 1-14; simultaneous w/Infinity War #2 page 32-47]
  92. Infinity War #3 “Nefarious Rhapsodies” [page 1-5]
  93. Fantastic Four #368 “Day Of The Dark Side!” [page 1-5; simultaneous w/Infinity War #3 page 1-5]
  94. Wonder Man #13 “Into Infinity” [page 4-6; simultaneous w/Infinity War #3 page 1-5]
  95. Infinity War #3 “Nefarious Rhapsodies” [page 6, panel 1-4]
  96. Fantastic Four #368 “Day Of The Dark Side!” [page 6, panel 2-page 15, panel 6]
  97. New Warriors #27 “Dark Sides”
  98. Infinity War #3 “Nefarious Rhapsodies” [page 19-47]
  99. Marc Spector: Moon Knight #41 “The Dark Doppelgangers Descend” [page 16-18; simultaneous w/Infinity War #3 page 32, panel 7-page 41]
  100. Infinity War #4 “Mortiferous Artifice”
  101. Marc Spector: Moon Knight #43 “Multiple Maniacs” [simultaneous w/Infinity War #4 page 12-35]
  102. Marc Spector: Moon Knight #44 “The End Has Just Begun…”
  103. Night Thrasher: Four Control #2 “Money” Four Control Two
  104. New Warriors #29 “This Land Must Change” World War One
  105. New Warriors #30 “…Or Land Must Burn” World War Two
  106. New Warriors #31 “Ruins”
  107. Marvel Comics Presents #122 “Taped Confessions”
  108. New Warriors #32 “Crawling To The Shadows” Forces Of Darkness, Forces Of Light Act One
  109. New Warriors #33 “The Soul Canyon” Forces Of Darkness, Forces Of Light Act Two
  110. New Warriors #34 “Breaking The Back Of Love” Forces Of Darkness, Forces Of Light Act Three
  111. New Warriors Annual #3 “The Unbearable Darkness Of Being” Forces Of Darkness, Forces Of Light Act Four
  112. New Warriors Annual #3 “Tough Choices”
  113. New Warriors #35 “Hawks And Doves”
  114. New Warriors #36 “The Scales Of Justice”
  115. Marvel Holiday Special 1993 “Present Tense”
  116. Darkhawk #26 “The Fury Of Time” Shattered Fates Part 1
  117. Darkhawk #27 “The Future Is Prologue” Shattered Fates Part 2
  118. Darkhawk #28 “Time To Kill” Shattered Fates Part 3
  119. Darkhawk #29 “Past Shock” Shattered Fates Part 4
  120. Infinity Crusade #1 “Epiphany”
  121. Infinity Crusade #2 “Enlightenment” [page 1-14]
  122. Warlock And The Infinity Watch #18 “Power Play” [page 28-29; simultaneous w/Infinity Crusade #2 page 6]
  123. Web Of Spider-Man #104 “Infinity Crusader” Crisis Of Conscience Part 1 [page 6, panel 1-2; simultaneous w/Infinity Crusade #2 page 12, panel 2-3]
  124. Warlock And The Infinity Watch #19 “True Believers” [page 1-4]
  125. Infinity Crusade #2 “Enlightenment” [page 22-47]
  126. Darkhawk #30 “This Evil Unleashed”
  127. Warlock And The Infinity Watch #19 “True Believers” [page 14-30]
  128. Web Of Spider-Man #105 “Soul Gauntlet” Crisis Of Conscience Part 2 [page 22]
  129. Infinity Crusade #3 “The Damned” [page 11-47]
  130. Warlock And The Infinity Watch #20 “Pip, King Of The Universe”
  131. Infinity Crusade #4 “Mortal Sins”
  132. Web Of Spider-Man #106 “Judgment Day” Crisis Of Conscience Part 3 [page 1, panel 1-2; simultaneous w/Infinity Crusade #4 page 12, panel 3-4]
  133. Infinity Crusade #5 “Holy War!”
  134. Alpha Flight #127 “Faith!” [page 16; simultaneous w/Infinity Crusade #5 page 38, panel 5-6]
  135. Infinity Crusade #6 “Rapture”
  136. New Warriors #37 “Family Values” Poisoned Memories Part One
  137. Night Thrasher #1 “Family Ties” Poisoned Memories Part Two
  138. New Warriors #38 “Family Honor” Poisoned Memories Part Three
  139. New Warriors #39 “Family Viewing”
  140. New Warriors #40 “Power Tools” The Starlost Part One
  141. New Warriors #41 “Power Plays” The Starlost Part Two
  142. New Warriors #42 “Power Full” The Starlost Part Three
  143. Nova #1 “Heavy Mettle”
  144. Starblast #1 “Once In A Blue Moon”
  145. New Warriors #43 “And Justice For All?”
  146. Nova #2 “Tailhook”
  147. New Warriors #44 “Underwater Fire”
  148. Night Thrasher #7 “Stolen Hearts” Brothers In Arms Part One
  149. X-Force #32 “With A Roll Of The Dice” Child’s Play First Move
  150. New Warriors #45 “Sleeping With The Enemy” Child’s Play Second Move
  151. X-Force #33 “Rules Were Made To Be Broken” Child’s Play Third Move
  152. New Warriors #46 “(untitled)” Child’s Play Fourth Move
  153. Iron Man #302 “Oil And Gold”
  154. Iron Man #303 “Kids These Days”
  155. Iron Man #304 “The Sound Of Thunder!”
  156. New Warriors Annual #4 “Two Sides”
  157. New Warriors #47 “Like Flies In Amber” Time And Time Again Part 1
  158. New Warriors #48 “The More Things Change…” Time And Time Again Part 4
  159. New Warriors #49 “Cornerstones” Time And Time Again Part 7
  160. New Warriors #66 “Return To Springdale”
  161. New Warriors #71 “The Fire In Which We Burn” Future Shock 4
  162. New Warriors #72 “The Monster In The Basement!”
  163. New Warriors #73 “Damn The Torpedoes”
  164. New Warriors #74 “Surprise…”
  165. New Warriors #75 “Sweet Sorrow”
  166. Ultragirl #2 “Playing With Fire”
  167. Ultragirl #3 “Rock My World”
  168. Avengers: The Initiative #10 “Confirmed Kills” Killed In Action Part 3
  169. Thunderbolts #1 “Justice… Like Lightning!”
  170. Thunderbolts #8 “Songbird: Alone”
  171. Hawkeye: Earth’s Mightiest Marksman #1 “Trounced By Taskmaster!”
  172. Wolverine v2 #134 “Choice in the Matter”
  173. Avengers v3 #13 “Lords & Leaders”
  174. Nova The Human Rocket #1 “Starting Over”
  175. Nova The Human Rocket #3 “Lo, There Shall Come — A Really Big Robot!”
  176. New Warriors v2 #0 “untitled”
  177. Nova The Human Rocket #5 “Lo, There Shall Come A Spider”
  178. New Warriors v2 #1 “One Good Reason”
  179. Contest Of Champions II #3 “Culling The Herd”
  180. New Warriors v2 #2 “Artificial Lives”
  181. Nova The Human Rocket #7 “The End Of The Human Rocket”
  182. New Warriors v2 #3 “Loyalties”
  183. New Warriors v2 #4 “Betrayal”
  184. Generation X #59 “Artie & Leech’s Day Off!”
  185. Ant-Man’s Big Christmas “Ant-Man’s Big Christmas”
  186. New Warriors v2 #5 “Responsibility”
  187. New Warriors v2 #6 “Trust”
  188. New Warriors v2 #7 “Change Of Heart”
  189. Wolverine #149 “Resurrection”
  190. New Warriors v2 #8 “Rite Of Passage”
  191. New Warriors v2 #9 “One Good Deed…”
  192. New Warriors v2 #10 “Judgement Day”
  193. Iron Man v3 #33 “Heroes” Power Part One
  194. Maximum Security #1 “Illegal Aliens”
  195. Maximum Security #3 “Whatever The Cost!”
  196. Thunderbolts #57 “Storm Clouds Gathering”
  197. Avengers/JLA #4 “His Name Is Krona…”
  198. Alias #20 “(untitled)” The Underneath Part 5
  199. Alias #21 “(untitled)” The Underneath Part 6
  200. New Warriors v3 #1 “Pilot”
  201. New Warriors v3 #2 “Animal House”
  202. New Warriors v3 #3 “How Many Super Heroes Does It Take…?”
  203. New Warriors v3 #4 “Nütown, Nücar, Nümember…”
  204. New Warriors v3 #5 “The New Warriors’ Excellent Adventure”
  205. New Warriors v3 #6 “The Valley of the Jerks”
  206. I (Heart) Marvel: Masked Intentions #1 “First Kiss”
  207. Civil War #1 “Civil War Part One of Seven” Civil War
  208. Civil War: Front Line #1 “The Accused Part One” Civil War
  209. Civil War: Front Line #2 “The Accused Part Two” Civil War
  210. Civil War: Front Line #3 “The Accused Part Three” Civil War
  211. Civil War: Front Line #4 “The Accused Part Four” Civil War
  212. Civil War: Front Line #5 “The Accused Part Five” Civil War
  213. Civil War: Front Line #6 “The Accused Part Six” Civil War
  214. Civil War: Front Line #7 “The Accused Part Seven” Civil War
  215. Civil War: Front Line #8 “The Accused Part Eight” Civil War
  216. Civil War: Front Line #9 “The Accused Part Nine” Civil War
  217. Civil War: Front Line #10 “The Accused Part Ten” Civil War
  218. Thunderbolts #110 “Faith in Monsters Part 1”
  219. Thunderbolts #111 “Faith in Monsters Part 2”
  220. Thunderbolts #112 “Faith in Monsters Part 3”
  221. Civil War: The Initiative #1 “(untitled)”
  222. Thunderbolts: Desperate Measures #1 “Desperate Measures”
  223. Nova v5 #2 “Alienation”
  224. Nova v5 #3 “Home Truths”
  225. Thunderbolts #113 “Faith in Monsters Part 4”
  226. Thunderbolts #114 “Faith in Monsters Part 5”
  227. Thunderbolts #115 “Faith in Monsters Part 6”
  228. Deadpool/GLI: Summer Fun Spectacular #1 “Squirrel Girl Interlude 3”
  229. Damage Control v4 #1 “Whatever Happened to All the Fun in the World?” World War Hulk: Aftersmash!
  230. Damage Control v4 #2 “The Little House I Used to Live In” World War Hulk: Aftersmash!
  231. Penance: Relentless #1 “(untitled)”
  232. Penance: Relentless #2 “(untitled)”
  233. Penance: Relentless #3 “(untitled)”
  234. Penance: Relentless #4 “(untitled)”
  235. Penance: Relentless #5 “(untitled)”
  236. Thunderbolts #116 “Caged Angels Part 1”
  237. Thunderbolts #117 “Caged Angels Part 2”
  238. Thunderbolts #118 “Caged Angels Part 3”
  239. Thunderbolts #119 “Caged Angels Part 4”
  240. Thunderbolts #120 “Caged Angels Part 5”
  241. Thunderbolts #121 “Caged Angels Part 6”
  242. Thunderbolts: Breaking Point #1 “Breaking Point”
  243. Thunderbolts: International Incident #1 “International Incident”
  244. Avengers/Invaders #1 “Old Soldiers, New Wars”
  245. Thunderbolts: Reason In Madness #1 “Reason In Madness”
  246. Moon Knight v5 #22 “The Death of Marc Spector Chapter Two”
  247. Moon Knight v5 #24 “The Death of Marc Spector Chapter Four”
  248. Moon Knight v5 #25 “The Death of Marc Spector Chapter Five”
  249. Thunderbolts #122 “Running the Asylum Part 1” Secret Invasion
  250. Thunderbolts #123 “Running the Asylum Part 2” Secret Invasion [pages 1-3 occur simultaneously with Secret Invasion #5 pages 4-5]
  251. Secret Invasion #5 “(untitled)” [pages 4-5 occur simultaneously with Thunderbolts #123 pages 1-3]
  252. Thunderbolts #124 “Running the Asylum Part 3” Secret Invasion
  253. Thunderbolts #125 “Running the Asylum Part 4” Secret Invasion [pages 13-16 occur simultaneously with Secret Invasion #6 pages 20-25; pages 17-22 occur simultaneously with Secret Invasion #7 pages 6-20]
  254. Secret Invasion #6 “(untitled)” [pages 20-25 occur simultaneously with Thunderbolts #125 pages 13-16]
  255. Secret Invasion #7 “(untitled)” [pages 6-20 occur simultaneously with Thunderbolts #125 pages 17-22]
  256. Secret Invasion #8 “(untitled)”
  257. New Avengers #48 “(untitled)” Dark Reign
  258. Thunderbolts #126 “Burning Down the House Part 1”
  259. Avengers: The Initiative #25 “Disassembled Conclusion” Dark Reign
  260. Avengers: The Initiative #26 “Up is Down”
  261. Avengers: The Initiative #27 “Chapter 2: The Taking of 42”
  262. Avengers: The Initiative #28 “Uprising”
  263. Avengers: The Initiative #29 “Nightmares”
  264. Avengers: The Initiative #30 “Walking Nightmare”
  265. Avengers: The Initiative #31 “Poisoned Chalice”
  266. Avengers: The Initiative #33 “The Hammer Falls Part 1 of 3”
  267. Avengers: The Initiative #34 “The Hammer Falls Part 2 of 3”
  268. Avengers: The Initiative #35 “The Hammer Falls Part Conclusion”
  269. Avengers Academy #1 “Permanent Record Part 1”
  270. Thunderbolts #147
  271. Avengers Academy #3
  272. Avengers Academy #4
  273. Avengers Academy #6
  274. I Am an Avenger #2
  275. Avengers Academy #9
  276. Avengers Academy #10
  277. Avengers Academy #11
  278. Avengers Academy #12
  279. Avengers Academy #13
  280. Fear Itself: The Home Front #1
  281. Fear Itself: The Home Front #2
  282. Fear Itself: The Home Front #3
  283. Fear Itself: The Home Front #4
  284. Fear Itself: The Home Front #5
  285. Fear Itself: The Home Front #6
  286. Fear Itself: The Home Front #7
  287. Avengers Academy #20
  288. Nova v6 #7 “Away Game”
  289. Nova v6 #8 “Infinity” Infinity
  290. Nova v6 #9 “Infinity²” Infinity
  291. Nova v6 #10 “Land and Launch”
  292. All-New Invaders #3
  293. New Warriors v5 #1 “(untitled)”
  294. New Warriors v5 #2 “(untitled)”
  295. New Warriors v5 #3 “(untitled)”
  296. New Warriors v5 #4 “(untitled)”
  297. New Warriors v5 #5 “(untitled)”
  298. New Warriors v5 #6 “(untitled)”
  299. New Warriors v5 #7 “(untitled)”
  300. New Warriors v5 #8 “(untitled)”
  301. Amazing Spider-Man v3 #1 “Kaine”
  302. New Warriors v5 #9 “(untitled)”
  303. New Warriors v5 #10 “(untitled)”
  304. New Warriors v5 #11 “(untitled)”
  305. New Warriors v5 #12 “(untitled)”

Stories without titles have not yet been confirmed.

Comments

  • DH the Lurker  On February 29, 2008 at 11:05 pm

    Robbie is in the latest issue of Damage Control (#2)

  • James Hunter  On February 4, 2010 at 3:11 am

    A few more Robbie as Penance appearances:

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #25 – “DisAssembled” conclusion

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #26 – “Up is Down”

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #27 – “Even the Losers”

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #28 – “Uprising”

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #29 – “Nightmares”

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #30 – “Walking Nightmares”

    AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #31 – “Poisoned Chalice”

  • James Hunter  On May 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    Yet more Robbie:

    AVENGERS ACADEMY #1-13 (I have’t checked he is in every issue yet, thought someone else could list the ones he ISN’T in) and FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT

  • Mike O'Sullivan  On January 23, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    Appearances since this list:

    Avengers Academy 1 3 4 6 9 10 13 20
    Fear Itself: the Home Front 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    I Am An Avenger 2

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