Real Name: Roachmill
Identity/Class: Human / extra-terrestrial hybrid
Affiliations: Muzzi, Worm, Boyle
Enemies: Zoo Lou, Commissioner Maxwell Hingle, Spume
Known Relatives: Shelly Giuliano (ex-wife)
Base of Operations: Los Angeles, c. A.D.2981
First Appearance: Roachmill #1 (Blackthorne)
Powers/Abilities: Roachmill is faster, more agile and stronger than regular humans. He is an excellent shot, and a highly adept hand-to-hand combatant.
History: Rochmill is an exterminator working in the 30th century. For a price he will kill anyone or anything - but he's not a hitman.
In A.D. 2927 Earth signed a pact with neighbouring planets, granting humanity the right to settle on other worlds...and aliens to settle on Earth. At first mankind tried to get round it's end of the bargain by restricting the poorer alien immigrants to a fenced in township next to Los Angeles, known as Happy Town. Eventually the inmates rose up and rioted, and L.A. became a war zone. The violence spread, engulfing all of America. The economy fell apart, removing the option of deportation, and as the situation worsened, the various law enforcement groups finally had to admit they couldn't cope. In A.D. 2931 the Extermination Act was brought in, allowing anyone who could carry a gun the legal right to shoot to kill during "alien-related problems". This led to an eventual reduction in riots, and the police finally managed to get things under control...mostly.
Time passed and the legislation evolved. People realised the wording of the act could apply to humans too, and licensed Exterminators sprang up, allowed to kill absolutely anyone so long as they were properly hired. By A.D.2981, Los Angeles top Exterminator was a human/alien hybrid known as Roachmill.
Comments: Created by Rich Hedden and Tom McWeeney. Roachmill was apparently cancelled due to threats of legal action from DC Comics.
Roachmill had been in business since A.D. 2959.
Also there are Zoo Lou (Roachmill's main rival) solos in Mundens Bar Annual #2 and DHP #67
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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