Real Name: Billy Moon

Identity/Class: Normal human, armed with various gadgets and weapons

Occupation: Unemployed; (former) Soldier; then Roller Derby Skater

Affiliations: Paco (sidekick, kind of)

Enemies: Drug dealers

Known Relatives: None known

Aliases: The Kid

Base of Operations: California

First Appearance: Skateman #1 (Pacific Comics, 1983)

Powers/Abilities: As well as being an expert skater, Billy also knows some martial arts, and is a Vietnam veteran; this makes him a dangerous opponent in a fight. As well as being fond of kicking people in the face with his skates, Skateman also wears a utility belt containing a variety of weapons.

History: Billy "the Kid" was a star of the roller derby circuit, until he accidentally killed his best friend during a match. Grief stricken, he quits the game and moves with his girlfriend April to California. But when April, a reporter, is murdered by drug dealers while working on a story, Billy adopts the costumed identity of the vigilante Skateman, and sets out to deal harsh justice to the criminals he encounters.

Comments: Created by Neil Adams.

Billy is unemployed after he moves to the West Coast, leaving him plenty of time to fight crime. He has a sidekick, a street-kid called Paco, a champion skateboarder who rides a motorised skateboard Billy made for him.


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