Alias






Black Mask
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Roman Sionis
Occupation

Crime Lord

Industrialist


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Gotham City
Group Affiliation

Black Mask Gang

Secret Society of Super-Villains


Base of Operations
Gotham City
Height
6' 1"
Weight
195 lbs.
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
None
Known Powers

Normal human with superb criminal organization skills.


Adequate marksman and hand-to-hand combatant.


Accessories

Black Mask: Mask carved from the coffin of Sionis' father.


Note: Sionis face was disfigured by a fire while attempting to escape the Batman. He has since decided to show his true face as his mask.


Civilian weaponry.


Common Enemies

Batman I

Catwoman

Nightwing III

Red Hood II


Regularly Appearing

Batman

Catwoman Vol. 2

Detective Comics

Nightwing


First Appearance
Batman #386 (Aug. 1985)
Creator
Doug Moench & Tom Mandrake
Origin

Roman Sionis was owner of Janus Cosmetics Company and a leading citizen of Gotham City.


After losing his company to bankruptcy, he became mentally unstable and sought revenge against those he saw as responsible for his failures. Carving a mask from the lid of his father's coffin Sionis assumed the identity of the Black Mask.