Real Name: Carmen Jakarter
Identity/Class: normal human
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Hawkeye (Cling Barton), Lt. Danning
Enemies: his former opponents and his life
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: The Rocker
Base of Operations: Long Beach Naval Yard, California
formerly: various box rings
First Appearance: Marvel Comics Presents#83/3 (late August 1991)
Powers/Abilities: None. He was a below average boxer who was always knocked out and never went through the whole distance.
(MCP#83/3 (fb)) - Carmen "The Rocker" Jakarter was a boxer. He only had a few fights which he always lost by KO. Soon he hung up his gloves, but life didn't get better.
(MCP#83/3) - Years later Jakarter decided to commit suicide. At the Long Beach Naval Yard he filled his pockets with stones, went onto a battleship and climbed to the highest spot. Police psychologists tried to talk to him, but he was unresponsive. Hawkeye flew to the naval yard when he heard about it through police radio and planned to stop the suicide. Jakarter jumped before Hawkeye could speak with him. Hawkeye still tried to save him and after using a magnetic pad arrow he was even able to reach Jakarter, but Jakarter didn't held on Hawkeye's hand and fell into the sea. Hours later Jakarter's dead body was found. One policeman recognized him as the boxer he watched with his father when he still was a kid. In remembrance Hawkeye shot an arrow with a boxing glove into the sea.
Comments: Created by Fabian Nicieza, John Stanisci & Don Hudson.
Profile by Markus Raymond
Carmen "The Rocker" Jakarter has no known connection to:
Lt. Danning has no known connection to:
Danning was part of the Hazard Alert Unit of the LAPD. He was in command at the Long Beach Naval Yard when Jakarter wanted to commit suicide. He brought in everything he could to prevent the suicide. He called down Hawkeye when he arrived to tell him that the jumper was unresponsive until that point. He saw Jakarter jumped to his death. Hawkeye tried to save Jakarter and fell into the sea as well, but Danning's men managed to rescue him.
--Marvel Comics Presents#83/3
Marvel Comics Presents#83, p19, panel 4 (Carmen Jakarter knockout shot)
Marvel Comics Presents#83, p21, panel 4 (Carmen Jakarter jump)
Marvel Comics Presents#83, p21, panel 1 (Lt. Danning head shot)
Last updated: 04/09/05
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