Shadow Thief-Carl Hammer

Created by:  Marv Wolfman and Trevor Von Eeden

1st appearance: Vigilante #14, 1985

Nationality: Unknown

Team Affiliations: None

Legal Status: Unknown

Height: 5’10              Weight: 195 lbs

Eyes: Brown             Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Trained in martial arts

Powers: His power suit allows him to blend in with shadows move swiftly and is almost impervious to harm.


Carl appeared only once after he claimed to have set up a meeting with Japanese scientists and paid a million dollars to have the suit made. It was apparently stolen and later given to him by the Monitor. He used it to battle the Vigilante and was defeated and never seen again.


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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