Real Name: Francis Xavier Delgado

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Spy and slave of Mister Jip; former Catholic priest

Group Membership: None; formerly the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York (Cardinal Kelly, many others)

Affiliations: Ecstasy (Renée Deladier), Family (Mr. Carlotti, the Don, Nick, Tony, others), Mister Jip, New Mutants (Cannonball/Sam Guthrie, Mirage/Danielle Moonstar), Night (Lea C. Farr), Lt. Jeffrey Piper, Janet Ruiz, Spider-Man (Peter Parker);
formerly Father Michael Bowen, Phillip Carlisle, Cloak (Tyrone Johnson), Dagger (Tandy Bowen), Mayhem (Brigid O'Rielly)

Enemies: Father Michael Bowen, Phillip Carlisle, Cloak (Tyrone Johnson), Dagger (Tandy Bowen), Disciplinarian, Mayhem (Brigid O'Rielly), Rebecca "Rusty" Nales

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Father Delgado

Base of Operations: Mister Jip's arctic base;
   formerly Dillard Sanctuary for the Insane;
   formerly Holy Ghost Church on 42nd Street

First Appearance: Cloak and Dagger I#1 (October, 1983)

Powers/Abilities: Francis Delgado possessed no superhuman abilities. He had at minimum a university degree in philosophy and theology with a focus on Biblical research (see comments). In addition he did some research into exorcism and was a blindly faithful man, who believed in God and the good in everyone. Embroiled in the lives of Cloak and Dagger he became obsessed with an ill-fated mission to save Dagger from Cloak, whom he believed to be a demon, which eventually drove him mad. He lost his faith in God, but found a new master to serve in the form of Mister Jip, whom he spied for on Cloak, Dagger and their allies.

Height: 5'6" (by approximation)
Weight: 155 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Gray; formerly blue
Hair: Gray; formerly brown

(Cloak and Dagger I#1 (fb) - BTS) - Francis was born in Hell's Kitchen. As an adult he became a priest of the Catholic Church.

(Code of Honor#2) - Jeffrey Piper and Janet Ruiz visited Father Delgado at the Holy Ghost Church to see if he might wed them. Delgado agreed, but because Jeffrey was not considering to converting to Catholicism, he could not marry them in a full church. Delgado agreed though to marry them in the rectory.

(Code of Honor#2 - BTS) - A few weeks later Jeffrey and Janet got married by Delgado in the rectory of the Holy Ghost Church.

(Cloak and Dagger I#1) - 33-years old Father Delgado was on his way through New York Port Authority to save some souls. He was mocked by pimps, prostitutes and other lowlifes until a police officer asked him to return to his church because the filth in this area was not worth saving. Delgado insisted that they were still God's children, but returned to his ministry in the Holy Ghost Church on 42nd Street. He prayed to God to show him the way when suddenly Cloak and Dagger appeared in front of him. At first he was afraid they were going to rob the church, but they only sought sanctuary, which he granted to them. He didn't know what to say when they told him about their mission of vengeance.

(Cloak and Dagger I#1 - BTS) - Delgado called the police to get the story of the two vigilantes at his church corroborated.

(Cloak and Dagger I#1) - A bit later Delgado provided the two vigilantes with some food and drink, but wanted to know more about them because of the nature they left behind the criminals. He told them the police were already looking for them and that he didn't like that they operated outside the law. He also reminded them that they had no right to them themselves up as judge, jury and executioner. Despite all that he allowed them to stay. They left to deal with criminals.

(Cloak and Dagger I#1) - Cloak and Dagger returned to the Holy Ghost Church and Delgado saw Dagger cry because she started to believe that they had become monsters like O'Rielly said. Delgado received a call from the police precinct to some in and give a dead runaway the last rites (the boy was killed by accident when Cloak and Dagger dealt with a gang).

(Code of Honor#2) - A year after Jeffrey Piper's wedding Delgado found him at the Holy Ghost Church. He asked if Jeffrey had reconsidered converting, but he didn't. He told Delgado how his parents had not spoken to him since he got married to Janet and that he just wanted to be at a quiet place. Delgado told him he would always be welcome at the church and then left because he had visitors in the rectory. Jeffrey followed Delgado and saw him with Cloak and Dagger. Jeffrey decided to leave because he didn't need more weirdness in his life. (see comments)

(Cloak and Dagger I#2) - Father Delgado held the requiem for a young woman, who had died of poisoned aspirin, at the Holy Ghost Church. Her family, Detective O'Rielly and a few others were present. After the requiem O'Rielly talked with Delgado about the murderer and Delgado told her he was praying for the victims and the murderer. O'Rielly had no real answer for Delgado why she had come to the girl's requiem and left. Cloak and Dagger teleported in and Delgado told them about the aspirin murderer. In front of the shocked Father Delgado Dagger tried to use her power to cleanse the girl and resurrect her, but couldn't reach her.

(Cloak and Dagger I#3) - Father Delgado was praying when Detective O'Rielly returned to his church to tell him how she had told Cloak and Dagger the night before where to find the aspirin killer and then watched as Cloak somehow swallowed him. She then revealed that she was going after Cloak and Dagger with silver bullets because they had prevented her from bringing the killer to justice. Delgado didn't know why O'Rielly was telling him all this (she didn't know that Delgado was harboring them), but she apparently only wanted to confess how scared she was. She was not interested to give a formal confession as Delgado suggested. After she left Delgado found Dagger in an alley around the corner. She told him Cloak was gone and how weak she left. Delgado caught her when she collapsed in his arms.

(Cloak and Dagger I#3 - BTS) - Delgado took off her costume and put her to bed.

(Cloak and Dagger I#3) - When she awoke Delgado was with her in the rectory. He had brought some food and drink again. He noticed how pale she looked and learned from her that she usually feeds Cloak's darkness. Delgado began to consider Cloak to be a monster. Dagger put on her costume to find Cloak, but she collapsed again in front of Delgado. Dagger emitted light from her hands, which travelled to Cloak. Delgado was mad that the monster was feeding on Dagger's life energy from afar.

   Father Delgado called a taxi and carried Dagger to it to bring her to a hospital. He handed her over to a doctor at an emergency room. The doctor wondered why she was glowing and Delgado realized that the only one able to save Dagger was Cloak.

(Cloak and Dagger I#4) - When Cloak and O'Rielly arrived at the hospital Delgado tried to protect Dagger from Cloak, but Cloak willingly gave back the light the darkness within him was taking from Dagger. Delgado was scared when Dagger offered him and O'Rielly to enter the darkness within Cloak because he thought the darkness would drive him mad, but he trusted Dagger. Cloak teleported them all back to the Holy Ghost Church. Tandy and Tyrone then told Delgado and O'Rielly how they had become runaways and became mutated by a drug developed by Simon Marshall. After their confession Delgado prayed for them.

(Marvel Team-Up Annual I#1) - Delgado was praying in his church when Cloak & Dagger teleported in and he once again granted them sanctuary. He was present when the New Mutants and Spider-Man came to ask Cloak & Dagger for help. After they left Delgado wondered what was going on and prayed for them.

(Code of Honor#3) - Janet visited Father Delgado at the Holy Ghost Church. She told him how she was afraid and how the city had changed for the worse and it was already affecting her husband. Delgado assured her that he was a good man and that he needs her light to lighten the darkness he sees every day. Cloak and Dagger appeared not far behind them while Janet thanked Delgado.

(Cloak and Dagger II#1 (fb) - BTS) - Having learned of Cloak and Dagger's origin Delgado anonymously called Dagger's stepfather Phillip Carlisle. Though he didn't tell Carlisle where Dagger currently was, Carlisle told him that Dagger's mother Melissa was modeling on a shoot Long Island.

(Cloak and Dagger II#1) - At the Holy Ghost Church Father Delgado conferred communion upon his congregation when he saw a light coming from a side vestibule.

   Delgado joined Cloak and Dagger after the Holy Mass. Dagger asked him if he would offer them communion as well, but Delgado declined because they were not willing to repent for their sins and he cursed the demonic darkness of Cloak. He accused Cloak of reveling in what he had become and tried to convince Dagger that Cloak had only saved her to feed on her light. He revealed to Dagger that he had called her stepfather and knew that her mother was currently doing a shoot on Long Island. Delgado suggested to Dagger to seek out her mother to escape her abnormal existence. Dagger declined and Cloak got in the face of Delgado, who wanted to save both of them. Cloak got so angry he threatened Delgado's congregation, accidentally pulling the priest into his darkness first. Dagger grabbed Delgado's hand and followed him inside to pull him out, but the short stay inside the darkness and the nightmare seen inside had already taken its toll on Delgado's mind. Dagger saved the churchgoers from Cloak and afterward decided to abandon their mission because it was turning them into monsters. Delgado silently witnessed this.

(Cloak and Dagger II#3 (fb) - BTS) - Dagger's uncle Father Michael Bowen put her step-father Phil Carlisle in touch with Father Delgado.

(Cloak and Dagger II#2) - Father Delgado took Tandy and Cloak on a road trip from New York City to an address on Long Island Sound where Tandy's mother was working at the moment. Though Tandy was happy, Delgado felt Cloak's hateful eyes boring into the back of his skull. When they were nearly there Cloak and Tandy noticed a burning ship and took off to help, much to Delgado's disdain. The duo found a group of youths, who had caused the fire and confronted them only to learn from them that their parents were all partying in Nathaniel Winograd's mansion and too stoned to care for them. Delgado arrived and tried to get Tandy to stop Cloak from torturing the teenagers, but she only pointed out the millions of dollar in damage they had caused. Tandy went inside the building to confront the partygoers. Delgado was shocked when he realized it was the same address he was given by Tandy's stepfather. Cloak reveled in the fact because it meant Tandy would return to him after confronting her neglectful mother. Tandy knocked everyone out with her cleansing power before Delgado entered with Cloak. She then teleported away with Cloak. Moments later Tandy's stepfather arrived on the scene only to learn from Delgado that Cloak had already left with Tandy.

(Cloak and Dagger II#3) - Delgado led an encounter group for parents of runaways at the Last Refuge Help for Runaways center. Photographer Peter Parker, who was with reporter Monica Tong at the center, recognized Delgado from the Holy Ghost Church where Cloak and Dagger had found shelter. Dagger's step-father Phil Carlisle attended the meeting and showed a picture of his daughter, whom Parker recognized as Dagger. After the meeting Delgado took Carlisle to the Holy Ghost Church to reunite him with his daughter, but it failed when Cloak and Dagger teleported away in front of them (after Spider-Man tried to convince Dagger to give up her vigilante life). Delgado confirmed to Carlisle that the glowing girl was indeed his daughter and Carlisle felt hopeless to ever bring her home again.

   Delgado took Carlisle to the police to introduce him to Detective O'Rielly as Dagger's step-father. O'Rielly had no time to talk to them though because she was in the process to take down a drug smuggling operation. Delgado asked if he and Carlisle could come with them because even O'Rielly suspected Cloak and Dagger would go after the smugglers as well, but O'Rielly wouldn't allow it. Delgado decided to follow the police with Carlisle nonetheless, but when they arrived Cloak and Dagger were already gone.

(Cloak and Dagger II#4) - Delgado was mad at Cloak and Dagger when they returned to the Holy Ghost Church after their recent acts of vigilantism. Cloak revealed to Delgado that the drug shipment they had intercepted was smuggled into the city by a mob-dominated religious organization affiliated with the Holy Ghost Church, but Delgado wouldn't believe him and the only evil he saw was Cloak who kept Dagger from being reunited with her family. Dagger had no interest to be reunited with her neglectful mother though. Delgado considered Cloak and Dagger to be naive to believe all problems could be solved with powers, but Cloak thought the same of Delgado's prayers. Dagger was ready to leave and find a new sanctuary, but Delgado apologized and offered them to stay. He got something to eat for Dagger, hoping to reach their souls and find a way to get Dagger away from Cloak's "satanic" (this is what Delgado believed) influence.

(Cloak and Dagger II#5) - Father Delgado received a shipment of fifty crates with 200 Santa Angela statuettes at the Holy Ghost Church. Delgado promised the church elders (actually mobsters belonging to the Family, which Cloak was talking about the previous issue) that he would take the statuettes to the streets during the Santa Angela Festival the next day. He thanked the men for delivering the statues, who had nearly been lost when the ship didn't dock. The mobsters told him that they were accidentally misrouted to the Brooklyn Piers, but they located them because it was their duty as sons of the church. The statuettes were actually filled with drugs.

(Cloak and Dagger II#6) - During the Holy Mass Father Delgado talked at the Holy Ghost Church about the upcoming feast of Santa Angela and the conflict between good and evil. After the Holy Mass Delgado gave the procession his blessing to proceed and watched as the alleged church elders led the procession to take the statuettes to the streets. Delgado stayed behind in the Holy Ghost Church when Cloak, Dagger and Mayhem teleported in behind him to confront him with the fact that Mayhem had been murdered by some of his parishioners and that the church elders were carrying statuettes filled with drugs. Delgado didn't want to believe Cloak even though Dagger and Mayhem both confirmed his words. Cloak tried to pull Delgado into his darkness to reveal his own lies and Dagger was willing to let it happen because Delgado was wasting their time. Delgado was shocked that she had become as cold as Cloak, but still hoped to win Dagger away from Cloak, which was the reason why he offered them sanctuary over and over again. Delgado tried to stop Cloak, Dagger and Mayhem from attacking the parishioners and still believed Mr. Carlotti would be able to explain everything to the police when the criminals pulled their guns on the vigilantes. His hopes were crushed when the supposed church elders started shooting, killing innocent bystanders. When a mobster dropped one of the statuettes it shattered to reveal packages filled with heroin. Delgado cursed Cloak for proving him wrong, but hoped that this meant the end for Cloak and Dagger's mission. Cloak and Dagger were not done yet, but sought to follow the drug-trail back to its source and eradicate it there. Delgado thought that was even impossible for them.

(Cloak and Dagger II#7) - Father Delgado had a meeting with Cardinal Kelly and other priests to ask for their permission to perform an exorcism on Cloak and Dagger. Kelly needed an explanation, not just for Delgado's suggestion for an exorcism, but also for the shootout the day before at the Holy Ghost Church. Delgado told Kelly that Cloak and Dagger helped take down the drug smugglers, who were arrested. Kelly was surprised that Delgado wanted to perform an exorcism on those that aided him to get rid of the criminals within his congregation, but Delgado insisted that Cloak had to be set free from his darkness and Dagger be freed from Cloak. Kelly denied Delgado permission for an exorcism because he had no proof that Cloak and Dagger were possessed by demons and not just obsessed with revenge. Delgado left, but was willing to go through with the exorcism even without the church's permission.

(Cloak and Dagger II#8 (fb) - BTS) - Father Delgado sent for exorcist Daimon Hellstrom.

(Cloak and Dagger II#8) - Delgado spent the night in his study reading and praying until Hellstrom arrived at his door. Delgado asked Hellstrom to perform an exorcism on Cloak and Dagger, but after listening to Delgado Hellstrom declined to perform an exorcism on the two teenage vigilantes because there was no proof they were actually possessed. Hellstrom suggested to Delgado to get help for himself because he believed Delgado only imagined them to be possessed.

(Cloak and Dagger II#9) - Kneeling inside a pentagram drawn on the ground of the Holy Ghost Church Delgado attempted to perform an exorcism to cast out the "dark demon Cloak, who possessed his dear darling Dagger". Mayhem confronted him and realized that his lust for Dagger had driven Delgado so mad that he was willing to betray the two kids who trusted him. Mayhem suggested to Delgado to pray for himself, but Delgado ignored her and continued his prayer to exorcise Cloak.

(Marvel Graphic Novel: Predator & Prey) - In his study Father Delgado was reading up some more on exorcism when Dagger entered the Holy Ghost Church to ask him for help because she had accidentally driven Cloak away by judging him too harshly and she needed him as much as he needed her. Delgado tried to convince her that she didn't need Cloak and showed her to a room to rest. When Cloak arrived moments later to apologize to Dagger, but Delgado asked him to leave her alone. Cloak confronted him about his obvious feelings for Dagger, which angered Delgado, who splashed Cloak with Holy Water. To Cloak's surprise the Holy Water actually hurt him (or rather the demon Predator, who was waiting for nourishment inside the Darkforce dimension...but it hurt Cloak as well). Cloak teleported away and Dagger came out of her room because she thought she had heard Cloak. Delgado lied and told her that nobody but them was here, then sent her back to sleep.

   The next morning Delgado read about a murder in the Daily Bugle. The victim was a mugger seemingly drained of life. Delgado was sure it was Cloak and that he was a demon. He accidentally revealed that Cloak had come by the night before, which angered Dagger because she was searching for him and Delgado drove him away with an attempted exorcism. Dagger left to find Cloak and told Delgado to exorcise her as well if he didn't like what she was doing.

   Later two priests watched Delgado be taken away to a mental asylum. The priests were sure he had gone mad after reading so much trash about demons, angels and exorcism.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#1 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado was taken to the Dillard Sanctuary for the Insane.

(Strange Tales II#13 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado was apparently excommunicated by the Catholic Church.

(Strange Tales II#4 - BTS) - Delgado left behind some of his stuff at the Holy Ghost Church, including clothes Cloak later used.

(Strange Tales II#13) - Mayhem visited Delgado in his padded cell at the mental asylum. She hoped he had recovered enough to counsel her, but Delgado had lost his faith and was, even in his own opinion, rightfully stuck in a straitjacket. Delgado still craved Dagger, the only pure thing in the universe in his opinion. He feared though that his mere touch would corrupt her. Mayhem realized that he was truly mad while Delgado indicated that she was not so different from him. Mayhem flew away screaming.

(Strange Tales II#14 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado fell under the influence of the evil sorcerer Mister Jip, whom Delgado started following like he was a true god. His new faith allowed Delgado to feign a mental recovery. The mental asylum called Father Michael Bowen to tell him of Delgado's miraculous recovery.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#1 (fb) - BTS) - Fully believing in his new god Delgado defaced his Bible. Each time God was mentioned it was crossed out and Delgado wrote in Mr. Jip.

(Strange Tales II#14) - Tandy visited the recovered Delgado at the mental asylum. He claimed to feel much better and offered Tandy to just call him Francis. He claimed that his lost faith was restored. Tandy had to leave and Delgado thanked her. Delgado turned around to ask his new master Mister Jip if he did alright. Jip allowed him to live another day while Delgado kissed his right foot. Delgado didn't love Tandy anymore because he only loved Jip.

(Strange Tales II#15) - Father Michael Bowen visited Delgado at the mental asylum. Michael told Delgado that he was given permission to open up the Holy Ghost Church again as a community outreach center. Delgado became irritated when Michael told him that Tandy's step-father was looking after her. Each time someone was called father it reminded Delgado that he was called Father in his former life as a priest. Before Michael had to leave because visiting hours were over he prayed with Delgado. In his mind Delgado thanked Jip for letting him live and asked him for permission to murder Dagger...and for strawberry ice cream.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#1) - Delgado was released from the mental asylum by his doctor, who was proud of his apparent full recovery. The janitor brought Delgado his Bible, but Delgado told him that he didn't need it any longer and let him keep it. The doctor told Delgado not to forget the friends he had made at the asylum, which Delgado promised he wouldn't. When the janitor opened the Bible he was shocked that it was defaced.

   Mr. Jip later introduced Night to Francis Delgado, who should prove useful against Cloak and Dagger. Delgado assured Jip that he only lived to serve him.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#2) - Delgado entered the Holy Ghost Church's study and surprised Cloak, who had just had a strange encounter with a group of extraterrestrial Grund. Cloak was shocked because he thought Delgado was still at the asylum, but Delgado assured him that he was released. Delgado asked for Tandy and Cloak told him that she was with her uncle, Father Bowen, and stepfather. Delgado told Cloak to give them his best regards and then left. Outside Mister Jip and Night were waiting in a van and Jip wanted to know if Delgado was feeling better after his encounter with Cloak. Delgado told Jip that everything was as Jip foretold. Tandy was absent and Cloak was startled by Delgado's mere presence.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#3) - While Jip was studying black magic at his hideout Delgado gazed upon him with worshipful admiration, which annoyed Jip enough to ask Night to take Delgado to another room and find something to distract him.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#6 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado started working at the Holy Ghost Church during the days Father Bowen did counseling sessions.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#6) - While working at the Holy Ghost Church Delgado greeted the blind Tandy Bowen, who was surprised to hear his voice. She was very proud of him because he had apparently overcome his mental illness. Throughout the conversation with her Delgado thought about killing her. Delgado left the church to meet up with Mister Jip in his van and thanked Jip for sparing Tandy's life (posing as an old man he saved her earlier from being run over by a car), so he could eventually kill her himself. Jip revealed that he still needed her.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#8) - Delgado was working at the Holy Ghost Church when Ecstasy teleported in. Delgado believed her to be a resurrected Cloak in a more alluring form. Ecstasy was searching for Dagger to kill her and asked Delgado where she was. Realizing that he was obviously crazy Ecstasy kissed him and Delgado not only offered himself to her, but also a note from Father Bowen with information on where Dagger was. Ecstasy teleported away while Delgado hoped that Jip would not be angry with him. Seconds later the assassin Disciplinarian kicked in the door in search for Ecstasy. Before Disciplinarian could pick up the note on the floor that would reveal where Ecstasy had gone, Delgado picked up a candlestand to hit him, but the Disciplinarian slowed down time for Delgado and shot him before Delgado could ever hit him.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#9 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado thought Jip had sent the Disciplinarian to punish him for giving in to Ecstasy's temptation. He survived and was taken to Midtown Hospital.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#9) - Father Bowen visited Delgado at Midtown Hospital and thanked him for protecting Dagger (by taking a bullet). Delgado wasn't sure at first if Michael was just another shapeshifting demon sent by Jip. When he was sure that Delgado revealed to Michael that Cloak was alive, which Michael already knew because Cloak and Dagger were already working together again. Delgado still believed he had been punished by Mister Jip. Michael left and considered speaking to Delgado's psychiatrist because the injury had apparently caused a setback to Delgado's mental recovery.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#10) - Dagger, still blind, visited Delgado at Midtown Hospital and thanked him for keeping the assassin away from her. Delgado wasn't even listening to her because thoughts of murdering her were going through his head the whole time.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#12 (fb) - BTS) - Delgado gave Father Bowen information on a European eye specialist, who could restore Tandy's eyesight. (All lies and it ended up being a trap to get Dagger deliverd to Doctor Doom!)

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#12) - Delgado was released from Midtown Hospital into Father Bowen's care, who took him to the Holy Ghost Church. Dagger hugged Delgado when she saw him while he thought about killing her. Moments later Brigid O'Rielly and Rebecca Nales entered and the former revealed that she had been spying on them for Mister Jip, who had used magic to replace her left eye with one of his own to see through it.

   Michael told Cloak about the doctor that could restore Tandy's eyesight, but didn't tell him that he got the information from Delgado. Cloak agreed to let Michael take Tandy to the doctor and Delgado was glad that it worked out. Watching from the shadows Delgado gleefully watched O'Rielly agree to Dagger going to the doctor instead of joining the others on their mission to take down Mister Jip.

   Mister Jip teleported Delgado to his arctic base to hear his report. Delgado revealed that Cloak, Nales and O'Rielly had gone on the chase Jip had planned for them. Delgado then begged Jip for permission to finally kill Dagger, but Jip declined because he still needed her. Mister Jip then slew Delgado, who had become useless to him. He still had some use for his form though.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#12 - BTS) - Posing as Delgado Jip returned to the Holy Ghost Church to join Father Bowen and Tandy on their voyage to the European doctor. Before leaving Jip stabbed Michael in the back and claimed to Tandy that Michael would join them at the airport. At the airport "Delgado" and Tandy boarded a plane to Latveria filled with Doom's Servo-Guards, though Tandy, still blind, was unaware what she was getting into.

(Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#13 - BTS) - Before the flight took off the false "Delgado" claimed he had just spoken a prayer that the European eye specialist would restore Tandy's eyesight when she overheard him muttering something. Jip planned to deliver Tandy to Doctor Doom. When Tandy found out that something was wrong she started attacking the Servo-Guards and "Delgado" had to knock her out with a fire extinguisher. Jip stopped using Delgado's form at this point.

Comments: Created by Bill Mantlo, Rick Leonardi & Terry Austin.

Delgado's education in this profile's abilities section is the standard requirement for a priest in the Unitd States.

Sometimes the timeline in Code of Honor just didn't work. An example for this was the appearance of Cloak and Dagger in #2 at the Holy Ghost Church. Why? Because they debuted in 1983 and some of the events depicted an issue later were from stories published before that like Thor I#308 where Thor faced the Snow Giant summoned from the Plague Cask and the encounter with the Punisher at Pier 43 (a reference to Amazing Spider-Man Annual I#15 also published in 1981).

This profile was completed 12/20/2020, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.

Profile by Markus Raymond.

Francis Delgado has no known connection to:

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Cloak and Dagger I#1-4 (October, 1983 - January, 1984) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Tom DeFalco (editor)
Marvel Team-Up Annual I#6 (1983) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Ron Frenz (pencils), Kevin Dzuban (inks), Tom DeFalco (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#1 (July, 1985) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#2 (September, 1985) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#3 (November, 1985) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#4 (January, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#5 (March, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Terry Shoemaker (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#6 (May, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#7 (July, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Marc Silvestri (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#8 (September, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Mike Mignola (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Cloak and Dagger II#9 (November, 1986) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Art Adams (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Strange Tales II#4/1 (July, 1987) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Bret Blevins (artist), Carl Potts (editor)
Strange Tales II#6 (September, 1987) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Bret Blevins (pencils), Bob Wiacek (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Marvel Graphic Novel: Predator & Prey (1988) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Larry Stroman (pencils), Al Williamson (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Strange Tales II#13-14 (April-May, 1988) - Terry Austin (writer), June Brigman (pencils), Bob Wiacek (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Strange Tales II#15 (June, 1988) - Terry Austin (writer), Dan Lawlis (pencils), Bob McLeod (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#1 (October, 1988) - Terry Austin (writer), Dan Lawlis (pencils), P. Craig Russell (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#2 (December, 1988) - Terry Austin (writer), Dan Lawlis (pencils), P. Craig Russell (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#3 (February, 1989) - Terry Austin (writer), Mike Vosburg (pencils), Scott Williams (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#6 (August, 1989) - Terry Austin (writer), Mike Vosburg (artist), Barb Rausch (backgrounds), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#8 (December, 1989) - Terry Austin (writer), Mike Vosburg (artist), Don Cameron (backgrounds), Carl Potts (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#9 (December, 1990) - Terry Austin (writer), Mike Vosburg (artist), Don Cameron (backgrounds), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#10 (February, 1990) - Terry Austin (writer), Mike Vosburg (artist), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#12 (June, 1990) - Terry Austin (writer/inks), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger#13 (August, 1990) - Terry Austin (writer/inks), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Code of Honor#2 (March, 1997) - Chuck Dixon (writer), Terese Nielsen & Vincent Evans (artists), Kelly Corvese (editor)
Code of Honor#3 (April, 1997) - Chuck Dixon (writer), Bob Wakelin, Derick Gross & Paul Lee (artists), Kelly Corvese (editor)

First Posted: 09/26/2021
Last updated: 09/25/2021

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