Real Name: Wilfrid Sobel

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Drug dealer

Affiliations: Damasco, Belinda Foster (girlfriend), General Tranh, Hector Gomez, Chris Hoyle, Rockhouse Operation

Enemies: the Punisher

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "Wilfrie"

Base of Operations: Harlem, New York City

First Appearance: Punisher II#1 (July, 1987)

Powers/Abilities: Sobel was a tough man, capable of using handguns, and demonstrated some hand- to-hand fighting skills. He was one of the more successfull drug dealers in New York City before the Punisher brought him down.

History: (Punisher II#1 (fb, BTS))- Wilfrid Sobel joined The General's "Rockhouse Operation", and began to distribute drugs in Harlem. Sobel also began dating top model Belinda Foster.

(Punisher II#1 (BTS))- When Punisher brought down the "Rockhouse" in Lasalle St., New York City, he learnt that Sobel was the man running the "Rockhouse". He decided to go after him.

(Punisher II#1)- Sobel was introduced to "Bill Messina", the Punisher in disguise. "Messina" claimed that Chris Hoyle was the one who took down the "Rockhouse" in Lasalle St. Sobel didn't believe him, and ordered his henchmen Hector Gomez and Damasco to torture "Messina", to learn who he really was. When the Punisher managed to break free from his captures, he killed Gomez and Damasco, and told Sobel that he would bring him down as well. Sobel became scared and tried to kill the Punisher, but was gunned down himself.

Comments: Created by Mike Baron and Klaus Janson.

Belinda Foster was a former top model who began dating Wilfrid Sobel. After the Punisher brought him down, Belinda was sent to Sweden by the Punisher to save her from the rest of the Rockhouse Operation. -Punisher I#1

by The Beetle

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Last updated: 08/25/03

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