Doctor Theodore "Ted" Sallis was an individual monitored by S.H.I.E.L.D. after he became Man-Thing. He also was a powerful fighter and was one of the warriors who gained the title of Champion of the Contest of Champions of Sakaar.
Monitored by S.H.I.E.L.D.
Man-Thing was among the many entities that were imprisoned at the Fridge and being observed by S.H.I.E.L.D. During the HYDRA Uprising, S.H.I.E.L.D. was dissolved and all of its files were publicized, including those regarding the Man-Thing and his background.
Champions of Sakaar
Man-Thing became stranded on Sakaar, where he was imprisoned by the Grandmaster and was forced to fight in his Contest of Champions. Man-Thing won many fights in the Grand Arena, gaining the praise of the Grandmaster, who granted him the title of Champion of Sakaar and dedicated him a sculpture on the facade of his palace.
- In the comics, Theodore "Ted" Sallis, the alter-ego of the Man-Thing, was a biochemistry professor at Empire State University who was married to Ellen Brandt, scarring her face after she betrayed him to A.I.M.. Man-Thing protects the Nexus of All Realities.
Behind the Scenes
- Man-Thing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the second live-action incarnation of the character, following an incarnation played by Conan Stevens.