Membership: Deadly Nightshade (leader), Chemistro (Calvin Carr), Cheshire Cat, Commanche, Mr. Fish (Bill Norris), Cockroach Hamilton, Spear
Purpose: Destruction of Power Man (Victor Alvarez)
Affiliations: Cottonmouth (Cornell), "Big Ben" Donovan
Enemies: Black Cat, Luke Cage, Falcon (Wilson), Gargoyle (Christians), Iron Fist (Daniel Rand), Misty Knight, Paladin, Power Man (Victor Alvarez), Silver Sable
Base of Operations: New York City, USA
First Appearance: Shadowland: Power Man#2 (November, 2010)
(Shadowland: Power Man#2 (fb) - BTS) - In an effort to recover the visor she crafted for Shades, Deadly Nightshade targeted his son, who had since taken on the moniker of Power Man, and recruited a group of enforcers to achieve this.
(Shadowland: Power Man#2) - One of Nightshade's gang members spotted Power Man in a fist fight with Iron Fist and Luke Cage, and immediately alerted Nightshade. She then texted the location to her Flashmob. The group of six villains arrived together very quickly and confronted Power Man. One after the other -- Cheshire, Cockroach Hamilton, Mr. Fish, then Spear -- attacked Power Man, draining him of his energy. Cage and Iron Fist then intervened, helping to knock out the mercenaries.
(Shadowland: Power Man#2 (fb) - BTS) - The Flashmob was rounded up and incarcerated at Riker's Island. Donovan, Nightshade's solicitor, was able to secure three of the Flashmob's release, but Commanche, Chemistro and Cheshire Cat had warrants/parole violations and had to stay in jail.
(Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire#1) - The Flashmob, along with Cottonmouth, tried to leave spider-infested Manhattan via a bridge, but were stopped in a furious battle with Misty Knight and her Heroes for Hire (Black Cat, Falcon, Gargoyle, Paladin, Silver Sable).
Comments: Created by Fred van Lente (writer), Mahmud Asrar (pencils) and Scott Hanna (inks).
Nightshade's Flashmob was basically a group of enforcers and could easily re-appear with other established characters.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Flashmob has no known connections to:
Shadowland: Power Man#2, p11, pan2
Shadowland: Power Man#2 (November, 2010) - Fred van Lente (writer), Mahmud Asrar (pencils), Scott Hanna (inks), Bill Rosemann (editor)
Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire#1 (December, 2011) – Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (writers), Kyle Hotz (penciler), Bob Almond (inker), Bill Rosemann (editor)
First Posted: 02/14/2011
Last updated: 12/27/2013
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