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The Zodiac is the name of several supervillain teams in the Marvel Universe, connected by the fact that all of the members are named after zodiac signs.

The Great WheelEdit

The Great Wheel

Great Wheel

First Appearance
Secret Warriors #25 (May, 2011)
Creators
Jonathan Hickman, Alessandro Vitti
Members
Jake Fury (Scorpio), Cornelius van Lunt (Taurus), Leonardo da Vinci (Aries), Thomas Davidson (Virgo), Shoji Soma (Pisces), Nick Fury (Gemini), John Garrett (Aquarius), Dum Dum Dugan (Libra), Daniel Whitehall (Leo), Wolfgang von Strucker (Sagittarius), Vasili Dassaiev (Capricorn), Viktor Uvarov (Cancer)
HQs
Pieta, The Immortal City, Rome
Rallying Cry
None
Aliases
The Zodiac
Paraphernalia
None

The Great Wheel never officially went by the name of Zodiac, but this team of both heroes and villains, lead by Leonardo di Vinci.

The Zodiac CartelEdit

Zodiac

Zodiac

First Appearance
Avengers (vol. 1) #72 (January, 1970)
Creators
Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema
Members
Taurus, Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Virgo
HQ
Various locations, none centralized
Rallying Cry
None
Paraphenalia
None
Aliases
The Zodiac Cartel

The Zodiac Cartel is the original Zodiac team, a criminal empire spread across America.

HistoryEdit

The Zodiac Cartel was created by Cornelius Van Lunt, who was a successful criminal who led a double life as a multimillionaire businessman. His plan was to seek out criminals from across America with ambitions and skills that matched his own and invite them to his new criminal cartel. To disguise his identity (to present both an imposing figure and to prevent his recruits from blackmailing him) Van Lunt took on the identity of Taurus and asked his other 11 recruits to take on the other zodiac guises. Only Taurus would know the identities of all of the other members, with none of the other members aware of their accomplices' true names.

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