Benjamin J. Grimm, also known as The Thing was an agent of SHIELD who was working with Reed Richards on a top secret project. Ben traveled with Reed, and Susan and Jenna Storm into the Negative Zone, a pocket dimension intended by the Kree to be weapon testing grounds. They gained strange powers due to the radiation in the area. After stopping Annihilus from attacking Earth, the four became the superhero team known as the Fantastic Four. Ben became known as the Thing, and he is able to transform into a large rocky form.
Powers & Abilities
- Super Strength - The Thing has superhuman strength and is nearly as strong as the Hulk.
- Indestructible Skin - Ben's rocky body is indestructible, and he is invulnerable to most attacks and weapons.
- Expert Pilot - Ben is an exceptionally skilled pilot, proficient with many types of aircraft.
- Experienced Astronaut - Ben has also trained as an astronaut.
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