Gamecock (Character)

Created by: Steve Englehart and Frank Robbins

1st appearance: Captain America and the Falcon #183, 1974

Real Name: Carlos Cabrera

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: The Brood

Legal Status: US citizen with criminal record

Weight: 169 lbs    Height: 5’8

Eyes: Brown            Hair: Black

Known Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Skilled hand to hand combatant. He wore a rooster-like costume equipped with razor-sharp talons protruding from his ankles and clawed gloves. He possesses phenomenal leg strength and could leap great distances from a standing position.



Gamecock was the leader of a Harlem gang called “the brood”. He was hired by crime boss Morgan to kill the Falcon who had been causing problems for their organization. They arrived at his house only to find Steve Rogers instead. He and his crew battled Rogers until someone fired at them. Fearing the arrival of the police he fled. Later he found himself in a hostage situation and was arrested. He was considered by Nightshade and Eric Killmonger for employment but was never hired. Traveling to madripoor to complete in a fighting tournament he faced off with Puma in the first round, he was apparently eaten by his foe.


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