Nova (Rider)


  • Real Name: Richard “Rich” Rider
  • AKA: Anti-Nova, Bucket-Hat, Bucket-Head, “Bullethead”, Centurion Nova Prime, Comrade Nova, Dark Nova, Dink, Evil Nova, Firestrike, First Centurion Prime, Human Rocket, Kid Nova, Nova Corps Centurion 11249-44396, Nova Corps Operative: 11249-44396, Nova Prime, Quasar, Richard-Human, Richard Ryder, Richie Rider, Select Nova, Xandarian Worldmind
  • Family: Charles Rider (father, deceased);
    Gloria Rider (mother); Dr. Ralph Rider (uncle, deceased); Ellen (aunt); Robbie Rider (brother)
  • Base of Operation: Mobile; Formerly Xandar; New Warriors headquarters
  • Identity: Public Identity
  • Citizenship: American
  • Martial Status: Single
  • Occupation: Former Prime Commandant of the Nova Corps
  • Education: Incomplete college studies (former Empire State University film major), Nova Corps training
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 190 lbs (86.18 kg)
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Hair: Bown
  • Unusual Feature: Scar on right side of face, original right arm missing
  • Origin: Human; A dying member of the Xandar Space Corps directed his energy to Rich Rider to make him a member of the Nova Corps
  • Universe: Marvel Prime Universe (Earth-616)