The Fisher

Real Name: Unknown

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: Assassin

Affiliations:  Madeline (deceased)

former The Watch

Enemies: Jack Hawkins, Zero, Vain, Entropist, Typhon

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: The Fisherman

Base of Operations: Unknown - previously Kingdom City

First Appearance: The Watch Volume 1, #1 (Phosphorescent Comics, March 2000)

Powers/Abilities: The Fisher seemingly cannot die. He heals from any wound, no matter how severe, in seconds. He has not eaten, drank or slept in several years. He does not appear to be superhuman in any other way, but has learned how to kill with frightening efficiency. He is an excellent marksman, a deadly swordsman, and is lethal in unarmed combat, breaking bones and snapping necks with ruthless efficiency.

History: Apparently a one-time Catholic priest led astray by his love for a psychotic woman called Madeline, the Fisher tried to please his love by stealing and lying for her. None of this worked, and she stabbed him to death for his troubles. It was probably at this point that his powers came to light, and he healed from his fatal wounds to undergo an apotheosis. Taking the name The Fisher, he decided he had been kept on Earth to punish the sinners, generally by sending them to meet their makers.

At some point he was recruited into the Watch by Jack Hawkins, a powerful telepath. He worked with them on a couple of missions, before learning that Jack had lied to him about the reasons for gathering the team, and was no better than any other group trying to manipulate superhumans to their own ends. The Fisher discussed this with team mate Adapt, the only other Watch member present, and was dismayed by Adapt's intention to go public with everything they had learned about these groups, believing it would damage their chances to deal with the situation. So the Fisher killed Adapt, and went solo. He had one last conversation with Jack, revealing what he had discovered, and Jack informed him that in his absence Jack had murdered the team's youngest member when she tried to leave. The Fisher swore that he would one day kill Jack.

Comments: Created by Christian Read and Scott Fraser

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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