Shadowcatcher (Character)

Quaco the Shadowcatcher!

Created by: Nicholas Da Silva

First Appearance: Dread & Alive #2, 2010

Real Name: Quaco

Known Relatives:  Jamaican Maroons (ancestors, deceased), Cudjoe (Brother)

Citizenshp: Jamaican

Height: variable                                Weight: variable

Eyes: Glowing yellow, Variable   Hair: Variable

Skills and Abilities: Affinity for magic. Trained hand to hand combatant and hunter thanks to life as a maroon.

Powers: Very powerful magic user. His main skills are shapeshifting, teleporting and sucking the souls from his victims. He can reanimate the dead and has power over Zombies.



Born to the maroons of  Jamaica. His birth name was Quaco, the male west African name for Wednesday. He was one of two rulers of the cockpit country alongside his brother Cudjo . As the years went o he delved into the dark magics of Obeah which caused him to have a falling out with his tribe. In the end his brother and the council banished him from the village.

Left to his own machinations he delved even deeper into the dark Obeah arts and became possessed by them. His physical body transformed to resemble the darkness within.

He has taken up residence in the Windsor caves where he plots the demise of the maroons, his brother and all the cockpit country.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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