35 Facts About Lyja


Lyja is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Lyja remained a supporting character in the series until the launch of the "Heroes Reborn" storyline in 1996.

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Lyja's returned in a tie-in to the Secret Invasion limited series in 2008.

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The author of the plan, Paibok the Power Skrull, selected the warrior Lyja to be the spy and espionage agent—possibly as retribution because they had once had a failed affair.

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Nevertheless, Lyja trained extensively to pull off the disguise, even using contact lenses to make herself blind in human form to learn how to navigate the world as Alicia did.

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Lyja took the opportunity of their distraction to replace Alicia, greeting the Fantastic Four on their return to Earth from Battleworld.

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The Skrull plan almost hit a snag when Lyja discovered that the Thing opted to remain on Battleworld at the end of the war, instead of returning home to Earth.

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Lyja fell in love with Johnny and eventually they were married under the false pretense of her as Alicia Masters.

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Lyja was forced by the Thing to transform back to her true Skrull appearance.

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Lyja's disclosed her true identity, as well as the fact that the real Alicia was a captive of the Skrulls.

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Lyja's aided the Fantastic Four in finding the real Alicia Masters in the Skrull Empire, but was believed to be slain when she threw herself in the path of a blast which Paibok had meant for the Human Torch.

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Alongside Devos and Paibok, Lyja witnessed a battle between the Fantastic Four and an alternate Fantastic Four.

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Lyja still bore feelings for the Torch and betrayed her cohorts to side with the Four.

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Lyja impersonated Bridget O'Neil, and became jealous on discovering Johnny Storm's affection for Bridget.

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When Lyja delivered the "child", the implant that gave her the "Lazerfist" powers was removed, returning Lyja to an ordinary Skrull with no extra powers beyond her shapeshifting.

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Lyja's was too scared to risk shattering the bonds they had managed to form again, and kept putting it off.

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Lyja was still in love with Johnny and stalked him while as a human, Laura Green.

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Lyja, having learned her lessons well, eventually decided to reveal herself before Johnny felt betrayed again.

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The couple seemed to be on track to reconciling their relationship until the Fantastic Four were presumed dead after a devastating fight with Onslaught, and as a result, Lyja left to attempt a normal life, masquerading again as a human woman.

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Lyja's reveals herself to her former spouse and attacks him, feeling angry that he had forgotten her.

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Lyja's informs Johnny that she had been working in a book store when a Skrull approached her, insisting she join them.

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Lyja later appeared as an ally of the Future Foundation, helping them in locating the scattered atomic remnants of the Molecule Man.

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Lyja's later killed Kl'Rath, a Zn'rx ally of The Maker, for him having killed innocent Skrull children, impersonated him and helped in thwarting The Maker's plans.

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Lyja's could suspend herself in the air by firing her bio-blasts beneath her.

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Lyja's wore special contact lenses that rendered her blind while she impersonated Alicia Masters.

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Lyja has been trained in armed and unarmed combat by the Skrull military.

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Lyja's is trained in acting and educated in Earth culture and history and the English language by Skrull tutors.

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Lyja is a talented creator of abstract sculpture; she avoids making representative sculpture while impersonating Alicia, explaining that she changed her artistic style.

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Lyja has been seen manifesting dragon-like wings through her shape-shifting powers, enabling her to fly.

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Lyja appears in the Marvel Zombies Universe on a planet besieged by the Zombie Galactus - consisting of zombie versions of Giant-Man, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Luke Cage, Wolverine and Hulk during a Black Panther crossover.

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Lyja's is loyal to the Skrulls and seems insulted when the Johnny Storm of the regular Marvel Universe - who has been transported into this universe with the 'new' Fantastic Four of the Torch, the Thing, the Black Panther and Storm - admits to knowing her.

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Lyja's is shortly thereafter infected with the zombie virus, along with the rest of her team.

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Lyja's remains active among the Fantastic Five and is sporadically seen in the Spider-Girl series and related mini-series.

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Spider-Girl mentions in their first encounter that if she was not fighting Lyja she would probably ask for her autograph, as she was a fan.

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Lyja is introduced within the Skrulls vs Power Pack miniseries as a young Skrull who is impersonating Katie Power, as well as being a commander under the orders of Warpriest Kh'oja in which he framed the Power siblings by stealing special treasures from Patchworld.

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