|Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
Black Mask Gang
|Base of Operations|
Normal human with superb criminal organization skills.
Adequate marksman and hand-to-hand combatant.
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.
Catwoman Vol. 2
|Batman #386 (Aug. 1985)|
|Doug Moench & Tom Mandrake|
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.