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Oliver Grayson

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Real Name
Oliver Grayson
Current Alias
Oliver Grayson
Aliases
Kid Omni-Man, Young Omni-Man
Identity
Race
Alignment
Affiliation
Coalition of Planets
Relatives
Lord Argall (grandfather, deceased)
Nolan Grayson (father)
Andressa (mother, presumed deceased)
Deborah Grayson (stepmother)
Mark Grayson (paternal half-brother)
Haluma (wife)
Unnamed twin children
Marky (paternal half-nephew)
Terra Grayson (paternal half-niece)
Universe
Base Of Operations

Characteristics
Gender
Eyes
Hair
Unusual Features
Purple skin(formerly), Cybernetic jaw and arm.
Status
Citizenship
Marital Status
Occupation
Hero
Education
Private tutoring through college level
Origin
Origin
Thraxan/Viltrumite Hybrid
Place of Birth
First appearance
Appearance of Death


HistoryEdit

Oliver Grayson is a comic book superhero named Kid Omni-Man and Young Omni-Man from the Image Comics series Invincible.
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Oliver with his mother.


Origin

Oliver Grayson was born on Thraxa to Nolan Grayson and Andressa. He was born with purple skin as his mother species isn't as compatible with Viltrumites as Humans are.


Time on Thraxa

Oliver was hidden in a room with his mother until the Viltrumites arrive to arrest Nolan. Mark grabs Oliver and Andressa and takes them to a cave for Thraxans. They are founded by Lucan. Mark hands Oliver to Andressa and while Lucan is distracted, Mark attacks him. He grabs Oliver and attempts to get away from Lucan. Lucan catches up to the trio but Nolan intervenes. Mark lands with the two until Nolan arrives to take them back to the caves. They go back and he lands in the caves. After the brutal battle, Mark arrives to tell Andressa that Nolan has been captured. A month later, Oliver is taken with Mark to live with Mark's mother. Mark takes him on a spaceship after Andressa reveals that she will die soon. Oliver having his age slowed is only able to say "brother" to Mark.


Time on Earth

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Oliver reveals his powers to Mark, much to Mark's surprise.

Mark tells his mother about his brother and asks that he take care of him. Debbie reluctantly accepts. Debbie would take care of Oliver and play with him. She would also find him. Oliver and Debbie would held hostage by Angstrom Levy, hoping to get revenge on Mark. Angstrom held Oliver, complimenting his purple skin. He throws Oliver to Debbie. When Angstrom hurt Mark's mom, Oliver started crying. After Mark returned from another dimension, Debbie and Oliver were taken to a hostiptal at the Pentagon. After Angstrom was killed, Oliver would play with trucks until a tutor named April Howsam arrived to tutor Oliver. While Mark was in space, Oliver is being tutored by April, with April amazed at Oliver's skill development. April stated that he was only there less than a month and he is already at fourth grade math and seventh grade reading.[1] Mark would arrive from Mars and Oliver would play catch with him. As they played catch, Oliver revealed to Mark that his power have finally surfaced. Mark's mom would find out about his powers and ask the duo to come inside. As Debbie left the house, Oliver was tutoring by April with the latter remarking his expectional academic profile. During one of Mark's supervillian battles, Oliver offers his aid, helping him defeating Tether Tyrant and Magmaniac. Oliver would see Mark again after his confrontation with Cecil Stedman and the Reanimen. The next day, Mark would go run flight practice with Oliver, prepping him for costume battle. They visit Art Rosenbaum and Oliver becomes Kid-Omni Man.


Kid-Omni Man

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Oliver in his Kid-Omni Man constume

On their first job, Mark and Oliver stop an attempted prison break. Oliver rushes ahead, only to shocked by Kursk. They defeat the duo with Mark commending him for making a mistake. Hearing the news from his mother, Oliver heads to a nuclear base and fights the Mauler twins. While on Mark is in space, Oliver breaks one of the Mauler's jaws and angers them. Oliver, not knowing his own strength, rushes to him and kills one of them. The other Mauler offers his surrender, but Oliver's punch kills him as well.. Oliver, shocked at his own strength, attempts to justify his actions. Cecil arrives to comfort him until Mark arrives, realizing what Oliver done. Mark lectures Oliver on how human life is precious with Oliver disagreeing. Oliver goes on say that to stop villains from hurting again is to kill them. Oliver asks if he ever think that their father is right. Mark replies sometimes. The next day, Mark and Oliver would argue again. Afterwards, they make up and hug one another. Days later, Oliver would go on his first solo run and battles Rampage. He is saved by Invincible. That night, Oliver notices that an orb-like camera is watching the duo.


Invincible War

Oliver would battle one of the alternate Invincibles. He sustained moderate injuries from him and after they are sent to another dimension, Bulletproof, Mark, and Oliver charge to Angstrom Levy. Oliver suggest that Mark kill him with Mark ready to do so. Before he can, Angstrom escapes, but loses his forearm in the process.

Oliver would assist in cleaning up the debris caused by the alternate Invincible. While Mark is battling Conquest, Oliver sees it on the news and rushes to help Mark. Too fast for him, Oliver intervenes after they stop moving. Mark knocks Oliver away from Conquest and attempts to keep Oliver from the battle. Oliver comes back only to have his arm broken and nearly beaten to death. He is taken to the Pentagon to heal from his injuries. After Mark's battle with Conquest, Mark says that Oliver is right and the only way to stop villains from hurt Earth is to kill them.

Oliver later appears before Mark and Eve with a new costume and much older. Mark asks Oliver to do jobs for his new private security firm, Invincible Inc. Oliver would see his father again after he arrives to recruit some of Earth's heroes to fight in the Viltrumite War. Oliver asks to come along but Mark insists that he stay in order to protect Earth. After having a brief talk with Nolan, Nolan decides to let Oliver help in the Viltrumite War.


The Viltrumite War

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Oliver arrives to Talescria with his brother and father.

On their way to Talescria, the Coaliton of Planet allies are attacked by Conquest, destroying their ship. Lucan and another Viltrumite arrive to assit Conquest. Oliver charges towards Conquest only to be slapped away.He is attacked by Lucan until Nolan intervenes. Oliver lands a blow on Lucan, but due to his lack of time in space, he heads to a nearby habitable planet. Conquest charges for him but Mark stops Conquest. Oliver flies over after seeing a crash only to see Conquest dead and his brother nearly killed in the process of their battle. Oliver and Nolan would spend the next few months on that planet until Mark recovers. After Mark's recovery, they head to Talescria to assist on the battle effort. Mark and Oliver fly into a Viltrumite Warship and the Viltrumites retreat.

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Oliver, after being nearly killed by Thragg

They throw the ship into space and tend to the fallen. Afterwards, Thadeus leads a charge of Battle Beast, Space Racer, Tech Jacket, Allen the Alien, his father, and brother. They head into the planet Viltrum until a Viltrumite Woman ambushes them. Battle Beast smacks her with his mace and the group proceeds to battle. Oliver lands a low blow on one of them and heads to Thragg after he knocks back Mark. Thragg catches Oliver's punch and dismembers his arm while breaking Oliver's jaw, nearly killing him in the process. After Viltrum's destruction, Mark helps Oliver until he is left to die by Thragg and the other Viltrumites. The Coalition would transport Oliver to a hostiptal in Talescria. Oliver would be given a cybernetic jaw and arm while being placed in a stasis tank to accelerated his healing process.


Post-Viltrumite War

Oliver recovers from his injuries and has his new cybernetic parts calibrated. While recovering, he would stay with Allen and Telia. Oliver goes to fight crime, only for it to be stopped by police. Nolan arrives to the scene and the duo head to see Debbie. While staying at Nolan and Debbie's, he is annoyed by them having sex, much like Nolan was with Allen and Telia. Allen is there and Allen asks that Oliver leave them in private. He notices that Allen and Nolan are fighting. He offers his aid to his father and attacks Allen. Security arrives to the scene and Allen explains that he plans to release the improved Scourge Virus into the atmosphere of Earth. After Allen explains that he will kill the Viltrumites and possibly sacrifice the Human race, Oliver agrees with Allen. Nolan explains his side and how the Viltrumites will change because as Earth changed him. Oliver goes on to say that he has studied human history and humans are selfish. Nolan would attempt to Oliver, but refused after his battle with Mark. Allen attacks him and the duo head to Earth. When they arrived, they are greeted by Mark. Allen reveals his plan to Mark, much to Mark's disapproval. Mark explains to Allen about how this isn't much different than what happened to his race. Mark attacks him and Oliver attempts to stop him. Thragg appears before the trio and reveals that he knows about Allen's plan. Thragg offers a truce and explains that after the virus is dispensed and Allen is killed, they are back to the same situation. Allen reluctantly accepts, much to Oliver's disapproval. The Guardians of The Globe arrive and attempt to arrest Mark. They battle and Oliver manages to grab the virus dispenser from Allen's gadget belt. He flies to Earth, only to be stopped by Mark. Mark grabs the dispenser and Oliver battles him for it. They argue and Oliver accidentally shoots the fumes into Mark's face. Oliver rushes to catch him, but Allen stops him, citing his Viltrumite heritage could infect him too. Mark is taken into the Viltrumite warship to tested and Oliver waits in the lobby, worried about Mark. Oliver and Allen head to visit Tech Jacket, only to assist him in fighting an alien. They are saved by Eve; Allen, Oliver, and Eve head to Earth to help Mark, assuming Dinosaurus is trying to hurt him. Dinosaurus grabs and attempts to fight Oliver, Allen, and Bulletproof. Mark attacks Allen and the four notice the blow caused severe damage to Mark's arm. They head to see Tech Jacket again and were invited by another alien to their mothership. They arrive to the Grayson Household, with Mark furious at the duo for not helping stop the Flaxan invasion in London. Mark apologizes and Allen informs him that Oliver and him will be heading to Talescria. Oliver asks that Allen leave them and he cries, apologizes for infecting Mark. Mark accepts and Allen heads with Talescria with Oliver.


Back on Talescria

Sometime after his departure from Earth, Oliver would meet a girl named Haluma, an alien with a lobsterlike appearance. Six months after, he would age and don a new appearance, similar to his father's old Coalition outfit. He would arrive to see Mark and Eve with Terra. He offers to cook dinner for them with Mark accepting. He arrives to Mark and Eve's to introduce Haluma to them. Mark and Oliver talk about Haluma's appearance with Oliver commenting on how he saw humans. After dinner is finished, the four of them eat and Oliver leaves with Haluma. The night after, Oliver and Haluma hear about Terra's condition, concerned on how she doing. Mark yells at them, demanding to know what Haluma fed them. Haluma argues with Mark and Oliver breaks them apart until Eve arrives to tell Mark that Terra is fine. Haluma and Oliver leave the hostipal.

After Mark is asked to finish off Thragg while he is weakened in his fight with Battle Beast, Oliver joins his side. They never find Thragg or Battle Beast in the aftermath of the battle, but Mark and Oliver are informed by a local that Battle Beast's body was burned in a public celebration, implying that Thragg was victorious. Later, they return to their spaceship where they find Space Racer and Thresha floating in a debris field. Oliver and Mark bring them in to the ship, and put them in medical stasis pods. Thresha breaks out of her pod and goes into a fit of rage over the death of Battle Beast. Mark and Oliver hold her down before Space Racer calms her down.[2] Mark and Oliver meet with Allen about Thragg not being found. After learning that Allen's carelessness almost caused Terra's death, Oliver becomes furious at him. Allen invites them all to a movie later that night, and Oliver goes with Haluma. Oliver assures Eve that Terra will like the movie, but later Terra starts crying. Oliver apologizes and the next day patrols Talescria with Mark. They find an illegal Kanslok farm and kill a beast known as a "Rynax". [3] Allen asks Mark and Oliver to go on a mission to defeat Thragg. Oliver is excited about the mission, until Mark reminds him that Thragg severely injured him that last time they fought. When they arrive, they discover that Thragg has vanished. In shock, they ask the Coalition's spy, who does not know where Thragg went either. Mark and Oliver split up to search. Mark wanders into a mysterious cave, and Oliver warns him not to explore it before their radio transmission cuts off. Mark's whereabouts would be unknown to Oliver afterwards.[4]


Post-Reboot

Oliver had gone through a traumatic experience while Mark was in his five year coma, but he has since returned to active duty. Oliver sees Mark and goes to see what's going on with him. Mark cries and Oliver comforts him. After the party, Oliver goes to his house and sees Haluma taking care of their twin children. He gives her a kiss and goes to the room. He reports to Thragg, revealing Oliver's double-agent status.[5] Oliver later visits Allen in the hospital, and then says goodbye to Mark, who is going back to visit Earth. In the days of Allen's recovery, Oliver reports to him on Thragg's activities.[6] Oliver later asks Thragg to meet in person.[7]


Death

Thragg contacts Oliver and asks that he prove his loyalty to the Viltrumite cause. Thragg reveals that he and two of his children are going to kill Mark and his family. He asks that Oliver do nothing about this, including warning them. Oliver begs Thragg to reconsider, suggesting that he could sway them to their cause, but Thragg's mind is made up. Thragg break contact just before Haluma comes in to ask why he was shouting.[8]

Oliver later arrives on Khulthak to see Thragg threatening Mark's daughter, Terra. Oliver surprises him, and tells Terra to find her parents. Thragg gains the upper-hand and Terra tries to stop him, breaking her leg in the process. A furious Oliver fights back, claiming that Thragg really hates the Grayson family because they are the descendants of Argall, meaning that they are destined to be the leaders Thragg never will be. Thragg kills him in response. Mark avenges his brother's death by killing Thragg's son. Eve heals Terra's leg, and joins Mark in driving Thragg and his daughter away.[9]

Character Powers and Equipment


Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Powers

  • Thraxan/Viltrumite Physiology: Oliver is a Thraxan/Viltrumite hybrid and his Viltrumite heritage gives him access to many abilities as well as Thraxan ability. Oliver's purple skin was the result of a lower genetic incompatibility with Viltrumites than with Humans. Because of this, Oliver's potential to become stronger is lesser than Mark's as his Human half is more compatible with Viltrumites. Oliver is granted the following powers from both his parents.
    • Dominant Genetics: Oliver developed his dominant genetics from his father, Nolan Grayson, hence why he has a more humanoid appearance than insectoid. An example being Oliver's purple skin fading away as he got older. Were Oliver to mate with an alien being with a different physiology than his own, they would likely inherit his traits more than the mother's species.
    • Accelerated Learning: Because of his Thraxan heritage, Oliver is able to gather and assimilate any kind of knowledge and understand it fully and instantaneously. He automatically understand the mechanics behind any issue or concept they face and know what must be done to solve any problem. He has perfect recall and the ability to cross-correlate information instantly. He is capable of learning, analyzing, memorizing, understanding, and mastering limitless amounts of information, knowledge and skills and immediately utilizing them without effort. He intellect enables him to learn and master anything he comes across of. He can do this so quickly his special teacher couldn't keep up with his learning capabilities, and were more impressed by his massive intellect than his other abilities. With this ability, he can easily master languages in an hour or master a lifetimes worth of knowledge and academics within a few days.
    • Superhuman Strength: Due to his Viltrumite heritage, Oliver is granted strength beyond Human levels, whose upper limits are unknown as Viltrumite. He was able to easily kill the Mauler twins. He has the potential to become stronger, but not as much potential as Mark due to his mother's Thraxan heritage not being as compatible as humans
    • Superhuman Endurance: Due to his Viltrumite heritage, Oliver is granted limitless endurance and stamina.
    • Superhuman Speed: Due to his Viltrumite heritage, Oliver has speed beyond Human levels. His exact speed level is unknown, but definitely faster than sound. His senses are also enhanced, which allows him to observe more and as well as perceive reality at high speeds.
    • Invulnerability: Due to his unique molecular structure he has an indestructible and impenetrable anatomy, making him virtually impervious to all forms of physical harm, injury or pain.
    • Enhanced Healing Factor: Due to genes he has inherited from both of his parents, Oliver can restore from injuries much faster than humans. He was able to regenerate from the injuries he sustained during the Viltrumite War(broken jaw, dismembered arm) within a few weeks.
    • Self-Sustenance:Oliver has the uncanny capacity to live entirely self-sufficiently, doesn't need as much sleep as a normal human would.[10]
    • Interstellar Travel: Oliver can survive and function in outer space without aid. He is able to survive and function in any environment.
    • Flight:Due a complex balancing system located in their inner ears, Viltrumites have the ability to fly.
    • Decelerated Aging: Because of the genes he inherited from both of his parents, Oliver's aging process fluctuate depending on the time passed. Within each age cycle, his aging would be slowed down by his Viltrumite DNA. A Thraxan's lifespan is about 9 months while a Viltrumite can live for thousands of years. When he was about 2 months old, he had the appearance of 2 year old human. A couple of weeks after, he had the appearance of a 5 year old.[11] Before he went to fight in the Viltrumite War, Oliver had already had the appearance of a teenager. Ten months away from Earth, Oliver has become an adult.[12] After six months leaving Earth again, Oliver has the appearance of an adult male and bared similarity to an adult Mark.[13]. Five years later, Oliver would bare resemblance to an adult Viltrumite male [14]. Nolan speculates that Oliver will likely live for centuries, if not thousands of years and still be in his prime.


Weaknesses

Short-Tempered: Oliver has indeed lost his temper beofre, notably resulting in the apparent death of the Mauler Twins. [15]


Appearances, Images, and Quotes Edit


ReferencesEdit

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