Real Name: Bethany

Identity/Class: Arificially created human

Occupation: None

Affiliations: The Next Men

Enemies: Sathanas, Aldus Hilltop

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Hardbody

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout the United States

First Appearance: Dark Horse Presents, Next Men

Powers/Abilities: Bethany's skin and hair is diamond hard, and cannot be cut by any known substance. She can slice through metal with strands of her hair, and her nails can cut through most substances. However she has lost almost all sense of touch as a result of her powers.

History: Bethany is one of the Next Men, artificially grown human beings designed to have superhuman powers. Along with the other survivors of the project, she escaped into the real world, where her powers continued to grow. Because of her invulnerability, one of her teammates has nicknamed her Hardbody. Fuller profile to follow.

Comments: Created by John Byrne. As a result of her powers Bethany cannot engage in intimate activities with another human being, leaving her increasingly isolated from the rest of humanity.


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