Daryl Taylor

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by: Fabian Nicieza and Ken Lashley

1st appearance: New Warriors #23 (1993)

Team Affiliations: US Army

Legal Status: U.S citizen with no criminal record

Height: 6’4              Weight: 250 lbs

Eyes: Brown                   Hair: Black

Relatives: Doynelll Taylor (Son), Dwayne Taylor/Night Thrasher (Son), Unnamed Wife (Deceased)

Skills and Abilities: Trained armed and unarmed combatant thanks to military training.


The honor bound Father of Dwayne Taylor who served in the US military during the war with Vietnam. Before he left for duty he married Dwayne’s mother. While on a mission with his unit and his friend Chord they stumbled onto the magic temple of the Dragon’s breadth cult. Here they were held ransom by sorceress Tai who wanted to wed the squad to the young women of the cult to create children who could then be sacrificed so she could gain limitless power. Daryl was the only one who refused thus upsetting the pact. The others were allowed to wed the women and they all traveled back to America. Upon his return he had an affair with a woman ad had Doynell Taylor his first son but paid off his mother so the birth would not disrupt his marriage. Him and his wife would go on to have Dwayne later.

His friend Chord became the boy’s godfather. For upsetting the pact Tai tracked him down and controlling Chord shot them in cod blood in front of Dwayne. There tragic death lead Dwayne to the life of crime fighting and lead his other son Doynell to a life of crime.


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 Islandstage.net 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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