Richard Rider, designated Nova #11249-44396, is a is a character from Marvel Comics.

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Richard Rider was a New York high school student when he encounters a Xandarian named Rhomann Dey, a centurion of the Nova Corps dying from injuries while on duty. With his last strength, Rhomann gives rider his uniform and the ability of a Nova Prime to tap into the Nova Force.

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  • Real Name: Richard Rider
  • Aliases: Human Rocket, Nova Prime, Bucket-Head
  • Height: 6'1/185cm
  • Weight: 190 lbs/86kg
  • Founding Member of The New Warriors


  • The Nova Force-with the nova force Nova Corpsman get the ability to create an electromagnetic beam or a gravimetric pulse.
  • Super Human Strength
  • Super Human Durability
  • Flight
  • Energy Projection
  • Regenerative Healing Factor
  • The Xandarian Worldmind


  • Can fly at .8 superluminal 
  • Survived a blast from Galactus that wiped out the three surrounding solar systems
  • Lifted a massive Technarch into the air and slams it into the ground


  • Nova uses the Xandrian Worldmind to help maintain his mood and mental stability. Without it, utilizing the full power of the Nova Force would overcome Rider's mental stability, causing a severe mental breakdown and possibly insanity.
  • Nova was also bonded with so much of the Nova force for so long that the molecular structure of his body cannot survive for more than two days without it or an appropriate substitute, like Quasar's quantum energy.