Real Name: Riley Thorp
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Associate professor of Economics
Enemies: Ron Dorgan
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Barneveld, Wisconsin
First Appearance: The Badger #2 (Capital Comics, 1983)
Powers/Abilities: Riley is a master of several styles of martial arts, including one of his own devising, Jabberwocky. At one time Ham cast a spell allowing him to become possessed by the spirit of a great Celtic warrior, should the need arise and his own skills be insufficient.
History: Riley is an associate professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin, and teaches martial arts on the south side of town, being a master of several styles. He first met the Badger when he was out for jogging, spotting the vigilante practising some katas. The two swiftly became friends, and he has remained one of the Badger's closest associates, each helping the other out on several occasions.
Comments: Created by Mike Baron.
For a little while after he met the Badger he would tell people to call him the "Jabberwock" ("some say it's my jabber, some say it's my walk").
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