|Real Name||Carl Creel|
|Alternate Identity||Absorbing Man|
|Powers and Abilities||Can Take on Property of any Object He Touches|
Absorbing Man, the code name of Carl Creel, is a supervillain with the ability to absorb the properties of any object he comes in contact with.
He got his powers from gamma radiation. Bruce Banner sought him out so that Creel could help him cure himself of the Hulk. However, Creel wanted to fight Hulk and forced him to transform. Hulk eventually defeated Creel and he was placed in the Cube along with other gamma-powered criminals including Bruce by S.H.I.E.L.D. He later broke out with Abomination. Leader had him absorb the properties of Thor's Mjolnir and attacked Thor and Hawkeye. However, because Thor can control Mjolnir he was defeated. He and Leader were then taken into S.H.I.E.L.D. custody again.