Real Name: Fidel

Identity/Class: Feline

Occupation: Pet

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Juanito Carlito Candido, Kirk Eden, Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch/Noble Kale), Luz Santos

Enemies: Anton Hellgate, Snowblind

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "Cat" (name given by Ghost Rider), "My Little Vermin" (insult from Snowblind)

Base of Operations: Little Luz's Bronx Girl Bodega, Bronx, New York, USA

First Appearance: Ghost Rider III#70 (February, 1996)

Powers/Abilities: Fidel did not possess any super-feline powers but was quite brave for a cat, unafraid to venture into Snowblind's white field and hiss at the criminal.

Length: 1'6" (by approximation)
Weight: 7.5 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Green
Hair: Orange

History: (Ghost Rider III#70) - While searching for Fidel, who had been outside, Luz Santos was attacked by thugs Randolph, Toother and "Choocho" Colon. After Ghost Rider intervened and defeated the thugs, he looked at Fidel and suggested that Fidel follow Luz Santos' example and leave the dangerous alleyway. Later, Fidel was present eating some thrown out food when Danny Ketch transformed into Ghost Rider and sat simply watching as Ghost Rider drove down an alley and sent the criminals running. After Ghost Rider gave chase, Luz Santos found Fidel sitting on the sidewalk.

(Ghost Rider III#72) - As Luz Santos closed her bodega while holding Fidel, a group of goons surrounded her, forcing her to run. Fidel became fussy as the goons contemplated hitting Luz in an effort to draw out Ghost Rider.

(Ghost Rider III#73) - When Snowblind erected a white field in the middle of Boerum Avenue, Luz was still holding Fidel as a goon held onto her. Stomping the thug's foot, Luz made a run for it but stumbled, accidentally tossing Fidel into the air. When Anton Hellgate emerged from the car, having nearly hit the stumbling Luz Santos, Fidel ran inside Snowblind's white field. Snowblind turned his attention towards Fidel, who hissed at the super criminal when Snowblind commented on how cats made perfect targets. Ghost Rider then hit Snowblind with his motorcycle disrupting his energy form until Snowblind managed to hit Ghost Rider with a molecular disruptor blast. Once again turning his attention towards Fidel, Snowblind booted the cat back outside of the white field.

(Ghost Rider III#80) - Luz Santos held Fidel as both she and Juanito Carlito Candido watched, from behind a police barricade, a battle between Ghost Rider and the Furies.

(Ghost Rider III#86) - When Kirk Eden of Damage Control visited Little Luz's Bronx Girl Bodega to question Luz Santos about Ghost Rider, Fidel watched sleepily as Kirk introduced himself.

Comments: Created by Ivan Velez, Jr., Salvador Larroca and Sergio Melia.

In Ghost Rider III#70 & #72, Fidel was colored as a white cat despite appearing orange in #73 & #86. Since Fidel appeared orange in more panels than white, I chose to go with orange as the correct color despite first appearing as white.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Fidel has no KNOWN connections to:

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Ghost Rider III#73, p5, pan2 (Fidel, main image)
Ghost Rider III#73, p6, pan6 (Fidel headshot)

Ghost Rider III#70 (February, 1996) - Ivan Velez, Jr. (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils), Sergio Melia (inks), James Felder (editor)
Ghost Rider III#72 (April, 1996) - Ivan Velez, Jr. (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils), Sergio Melia (inks), James Felder (editor)
Ghost Rider III#73 (May, 1996) - Ivan Velez, Jr. (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils), Sergio Melia (inks), James Felder (editor)
Ghost Rider III#80 (December, 1996) - Ivan Velez, Jr. (writer), Adam Pollina (pencils), Bob McLeod (inks), James Felder (editor)
Ghost Rider III#86 (June, 1997) - Ivan Velez, Jr. (writer), Pop Mhan (pencils), Jason Martin, Andrew Pepoy (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)

Last updated: 04/24/15

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