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Nikola Voganova

Alias: Vogue

Place of birth: Kalinin, Russia

Eyes: Blue
Hair: Purple
Height: 5' 9''
Weight: 140 lbs
Other distinguishing features: White skin
Race: Human

Occupation: Government agent
Legal Status: U.S. citizen with no criminal record
Marital Status: Single
Identity: Publicly known
Known relatives: Andrei Voganova (father, deceased)
Natalya Voganova (mother)
Dimitri Voganova (brother)
Group affiliation: Youngblood
Base of operations: Youngblood headquarters, Washington D.C.

Story: Nikola Voganova was forced to leave a pampered life in Russia at the age of 13 when she witnessed her father being killed by Alexander Stroika of the KGB [2]. She was already at that time a world-class gymnast. At age 18 she was accepted into the Bloodpool program and shortly before her twentieth birthday she became a member og Youngblood [5].

Some time after having established herself in Youngblood, Vogue started an international cosmetics corporation, Vogue Cosmetics, using her fame to spearhead the launch [5].

Vogue eventually returned to Russia where she met her mother and brother, who had become a part of the Redblood program, and got her revenge on Alexander Stroika [2-4].

After the death of Riptide and the discontinuation of Youngblood, Vogue returned home to Russia [1].

Skills & abilities: Vogue is a world-class gymnast and skilled in hand-to-hand combat especially matrial arts. She is also proficient with a wide range of weapons like gurka knife, shuriken, the katar, katana, and, her personal favorite, the kusari-gama [5].
Equipment: Vogue carries a variety of weapons, climbing hooks, spikes etc. Sometimes she also wears a full body armor.

Continuity: Rob Liefeld's part of the Image universe
Publisher(s): Malibu Comics
Extreme Studios
Maximum Press
Awesome Entertainment
First app.: Youngblood (vol. 1) #1 (1992)
Creator(s): Rob Liefeld
Country of origin: USA USA

Related links/characters:
- Liefeld Characters
- Bruce Stinson/Chapel
- Die-Hard
- Jake Holland/Dutch
- Jeff Kessler/Brahma
- Photon
- Thomas John McCall/Badrock
- Youngblood

References: 1: Awesome Holiday Special (vol. 1) #1
2: Vogue (vol. 1) #1
3: Vogue (vol. 1) #2
4: Vogue (vol. 1) #3
5: Youngblood Battlezone (vol. 1) #2