DMZ (Character)


Publisher: Milestone Media, INC.

First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #1, April 1993

Created by: Dwayne McDuffie, Ivan Velez Jr. and Denys Cowan

Nationality: American

Weight: 176 lbs    Height: 5’9

Eyes: unknown              Hair: unknown

Relatives: unknown

Notes: Whether or not he can talk has been debated among fans especially since he once spoke in the world’s collide storyline.

Powers: He appears to have Superhuman strength, flight and resilience. Though his Skybox card suggested he ‘manifests whatever powers are necessary to address a given situation’. (Milestone Skybox card #90, 1993)


When a member of the D’masi police force chased an intergalactic criminal to earth. An African-American man stepped in between her and certain death resulting with him mortally wounded. Grateful to the lower life form for his sacrifice she used her people’s advanced technology to heal him and in the process unlocked his full potential and enhanced him. After this she left earth promising to return for him one day (Dwayne McDuffie, Delphi Forum).

After the Big Bang event he became the most mysterious member of the super human team the Blood Syndicate. He always showed up when needed though he comes and goes as he pleases. DMZ often spends his time atop the ruined tenth avenue bride, whirling an enormous beacon mounted on a massive chain (Milestone Skybox card #90, 1993).


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