|Citizen of the United States with a criminal record, granted amnesty.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Queens, New York|
|Base of Operations|
|New York, New York|
Chemically and radioactively activated mutation granting a probability altering phenomena that causes bad luck in adversaries, but eventually has effects on anyone who spends vast amounts of time in her presence.
Olympic level athlete with excellent hand-to-hand combat skills and skills of infiltration and stealth.
Note: Black Cat's powers of probability were altered by the sorcerer Dr. Strange.
Grappling Hook: Three prong hinged grappling hook and rope used for scaling walls.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1
Heroes for Hire Vol. 3
Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2
Spider-Man Vol. 2
Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do
|Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #194 (July, 1979)|
|Marv Wolfman & Keith Pollard|
Discovering she was the daughter of an infamous cat burglar, Felicia Hardy was inspired to follow in his footsteps and undertook training in physical and criminal skills.
She had a varying degree of success in her criminal career, encountering the masked vigilante Spider-Man on several occasions later joining forces with him both professionally and personally.
After her injuries at the hands of Dr. Octopus, Spider-Man refused to let her join him in his adventures for fear of her safety. Determined to continue Hardy sought a means of obtaining superhuman powers.
She was aided by the Kingpin, who had ulterior motives to cause her and Spider-Man misery. His scientist activated her latent mutant ability to change probability, causing bad luck to others, becoming a true Black Cat.