Alias


Owl
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Leland Owlsley
Occupation

Criminal

Financier


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

Gang of Four

Owl Gang


Base of Operations

Chicago, Illinois

Hell's Kitchen, New York

New Jersey Palisades

San Francisco, California


Height
5' 11"
Weight
240 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Brown
Known Powers

Chemically altered human with superhuman strength, speed, agility and limited flight possessing razor sharp talons on his fingers.


Genius level intelligence with an aptitude in economics and science.


Note: although the Owl is capable of limited flight he must use artificial means to control his flight. His most common technique is a heavy aerodynamic cloak.


Note: although the Owl at one time needed to use leg-braces his further mutations appear to have healed any former paralysis.


Accessories

Owl's Talon: Razor-edged weapon with three talons attached to the forearm and extending over the knuckles.


Note: Due to further mutation the Owl no longer needs to employ this weapon.


Common Enemies

Black Widow II

Cat I

Daredevil

Dr. Octopus I

Spider-Man I


Regularly Appearing
Daredevil Vol. 1 & 2
First Appearance
Daredevil Vol.1 #3 (Aug. 1964)
Creator
Stan Lee & Joe Orlando
Origin

A ruthless financier Leland Owlsley dropped all pretence of respectability when his crimes were exposed by the Internal Revenue Service. Acquiring a serum which gave him the ability of limited flight, Owlsley recruited a gang from the criminal underworld and became the crime-boss known as the Owl.


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