Mister Marathon is a mentioned character in The Boys. He was the original speedster in the Seven, but was replaced by A-Train prior to the beginning of The Boys.

The Boys Series[edit | edit source]

Mister Marathon was the original speedster of the Seven and not much of his past is known. Ashley Barrett mentioned him in We Gotta Go Now, saying A-Train served 4 more years than him.

He is mentioned one more time by Lamplighter in Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker while taking a backdoor to The Seven tower, Lamplighter mentions to Hughie that him and Mister Marathon used to sneak applying college girls this back way.

Powers & Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Superhuman Speed: Mister Marathon has super speed.
  • Super Stamina: Mister Marathon had sufficient stamina to run at top speed for long distances.
  • Time Travel: He once ran so fast he traveled to 1918 and did not come back for about two weeks.
  • Intangibility:He could vibrate his molecules so he could pass through physical matter.

In the Comics[edit | edit source]

Mister Marathon was a member of the Seven and not much of his past is known. During the 9/11 crisis, Jack From Jupiter tried to flee, but Marathon convinced to let him stay. While carrying Mister Marathon due to his inability to fly, The Homelander wanted to abandon the mission but Marathon persuaded him to continue, by pointing out that Vought-American would fire them if they left. However, Homelander broke the plane when he was trying to slow it, killing Mister Marathon in the process. He was replaced by another speedster called A-Train.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • He is a parody of the first Flash, Jay Garrick, who retired and was succeeded by the second Flash, Barry Allen (like A-Train replaced Mister Marathon as the speedster of The Seven).
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