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Seahawk from Brigade (Wildstorm Comics)


Marvel Universe alternate version

  • This is a version of Image’s Seahawk, as adapted for the Marvel Universe.


  • Real Name: Marco Barros
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Known Relatives: Bernardo Barros (father), Alejandro Barros (brother)
  • Group Affiliation: Brigade
  • Base Of Operations: Brigade H.Q. in Malibu, CA
  • Height: 1,90m Weight: 85kg
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown

Powers and Abilities

Like all the Barros family members, Seahawk can breathe underwater and move with ease at any depth. He’s also superhumanly strong and tough, and can fly through air or water at high speeds.


Marco Barros gained his powers as a part of his father’s research. Bernardo Barros, a respected Chilean biologist, had friends in the government and had them finance an expedition in the Pacific. However, when they came above the Atlantean city of Neuport, they were attacked by Atlanteans serving Attuma, who were attempting to get hold of the specialized equipment in the boat.

The survivors were kept to operate the equipment, and the Atlantean gave them water-breathing abilities. Bernardo’s sons, Marco and Alejandro, who had come along with him, were latent mutants and the water-breathing process triggered their respective mutations.

Both thinking their father dead in the boarding, they came back to Chile to enjoy the inheritance. However, the government had other plans for them, and made them into special police officers. After a time, however, the sheer inhumanity of working as Pinochet’s lackeys wore them down, and they were denounced by another, far more ambitious officer.

The Barros brothers were imprisoned for life for refusing to serve the dictator. However, after a several years, they were noticed by Roxxon operatives. The multinational used its considerable influence on the Chilean government to have them fred, and made them a part of its Clandestine Operations section. They are mainstays of the main superhuman strike force left to Roxxon, a team code-named Brigade.


See illustration.


Marco Barros spent a large part of his life in prisons, and is a rather coarse individual. He acts in a mostly brutal and irresponsible way, which tends to grates on the nerves of his teammates (especially Lethal). He seems to be afraid of Battlestone, but attempts to hide it.


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Dex: 06 Str: 09 Bod: 07 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 03 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation : Operative for Roxxon oil
Inf: 03 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth} : 06
Init: 012 HP: 030

Powers: Flight: 08, Regeneration: 06, Swimming: 06, Water freedom*: 06

Skills: Vehicles (sea, land): 03

Advantages: None

Connections: Roxxon (Low)

Drawbacks: MIA toward acting in a brutal and irresponsible way

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Alternate version of the character seen in Brigade (Image)

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