Membership: Ms Calleja (first name
unrevealed), Ms Pearl (first name unrevealed), various others,
including armed security and "killer robots"
Purpose: Illegal international trafficking of
children, fraudulent raising of funds
Enemies: Johnny Blaze, Cardiac, Clara
Menninger, Vengeance (Michael Badilino), Miranda
Base of Operations: International, headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, USA
First Appearance: Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance#22 (May, 1994)
(Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of
(fb) - BTS) - Children Inc. had established itself as a charity that
helped underprivileged children, advertising on TV and scoring donations,
including from Johnny Blaze and Roxanne. However, the charitable facade
covered international child trafficking and abuse that was eventually uncovered
by Cardiac. Meanwhile, the kidnapped Timmy Woods, a young friend of Blaze's, ended up a captive there.
Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance#22) - Blaze sought to help Miranda
Woods find her son. Clara Menninger had psychic visions that directed
Blaze to Children Inc. There he demanded to speak to someone senior.
Cardiac's sudden attack brought out the organization's well-armed
security personnel, who fired on Cardiac and demanded Blaze leave.
Blaze enlisted the aid of Badilino, who transformed into Vengeance when
the two arrived at Children Inc's headquarters. Cardiac's continued
destruction led the two to the sub-basements, where they encountered and
fought "killer robots." Cardiac, Vengeance and Blaze destroyed them, with
Cardiac then showing the two the locked rooms holding children. Blaze
and Vengeance evacuated the children, including Timmy, while Cardiac
completely demolished the building into fiery rubble.
Comments: Created by Howard Mackie (writer), Henry Martinez & Robert Walker (pencils), and Bud Larosa & Keith Williams (inks).
Blaze initially refers to the organization as "Child
Inc." even though he's walking through the foyer to the giant plaque
that says "Children Inc."
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Children Inc. has no known connections to
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Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance#22, p6, pan3 (main image)
Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance#22, p9, pan1 (security guards)
Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance#22 (May, 1994) - Howard Mackie (writer), Henry Martinez & Robert Walker (pencils), Bud Larosa & Keith Williams (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Last updated: 07/15/12.
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