Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-1136)
Group Membership: Purple Dragons
Affiliations: Purple Dragon (Tai Chung), Hikari
Enemies: Ferret (Cal Denton), Iron Skull
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Washington, D.C., USA
First Appearance: The Ferret II#9 (January, 1994)
Powers/Abilities: Deathsong is a highly
skilled martial artist with athlete-level fitness, stamina and
endurance. His reflexes are sharp and his sword skills are exceptional.
He is able to anticipate moves and quickly maneuver his blade. He is
armed with an incredibly sharp katana blade that can cut through metal.
His lightly armored suit has compartments in his sash to hide small
items such as a grenade.
Weight: 170 lbs. (by approximation)
(The Ferret II#9 (fb) - BTS) - Deathsong was assigned
as the personal bodyguard of Hikari, mistress to Tai Chung, head of the
Purple Dragons criminal empire.
(The Ferret II#9 (fb)) - Seeking to bring the
criminal overlord Tai Chung to justice, the cyborg Iron Skull tried to
kidnap his mistress to bait the criminal, but she was protected by
Deathsong. The bodyguard brutally slashed away at the cyborg before he
could react and Iron Skull fled badly injured to the apartment of his
friend, Cal Denton (Ferret).
(The Ferret II#9) - Ordered by Hikari to retrieve
Iron Skull so that Tai Chung could watch the cyborg slowly die in
retaliation, Deathsong trailed the cyborg and smashed through the
window. A savage brawl followed between Deathsong and Ferret, which
ended when the ninja threw a grenade at Ferret, distracting the hero
long enough so Deathsong could escape with Iron Skull. Via Iron Skull's
inbuilt radio, Ferret prompted Deathsong to a tower rooftop meeting,
where he showed Deathsong that he had kidnapped Hikari while she was
unguarded. A brutal fight between Deathsong and Ferret followed and
again Deathsong distracted Ferret by letting the bound Iron Skull fall
from the high rooftop while he and Hikari escaped.
(Protectors#20) - Planet Earth (i.e., Earth-1136) exploded, most likely killing Deathsong as well.
Comments: Created by R.A. Jones, Dean Zachary, Scott Reed.
I'm not sure if it's his hair ponytailed or a flourish on the head of his costume.
He may have been behind the scenes in Hikari's first appearance in The Ferret I#1
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Deathsong of Earth-1136 has no known connections to:
The Ferret II#9, p5, pan1 (main image)
p20, pan3 (headshot)
The Ferret II#9 (January, 1994) - R.A. Jones (writer), Dean Zachary (pencils), Scott Reed (inks), Roland Mann (editor)
First posted: 12/30/2020
Last updated: 12/30/2020
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