Real Name: John Richard Robicheaux
Identity/Class: Mutant human (Ace)
Occupation: NYC Transit Authority worker
Known Relatives: Cordelia Chaisson (neice)
Base of Operations: New York
First Appearance: Wild Cards "Down Deep"
Powers/Abilities: Able to transform into a nine-foot long alligator; he has no real control of his actions once changed.
History: A Cajun and native of Louisiana, John Richard Robicheaux moved to New York, in part to escape the predjudice of his home. Because John had two great secrets. Firstly, he was an Ace, able to turn into a gigantic crocodile. Secondly, he was gay. Neither was acceptable where he hailed from, so he moved. In New York he became a subway worker, and made the aquaintance of fellow Ace Suzanne Melotti, a.k.a. Bagabond. He later contracted AIDS, but discovered that the disease was not able to progress while he was in his reptile form.
Comments: Created by by Edward Bryant and Leanne C. Harper. Sewer Jack debuted in the first Wild Cards novel.
Thanks to Josh Geren for additional information about this character.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Sewer Urchin, ally of the Tick
Killer Croc, reptilian foe of the Batman
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