Dark Rider
Dark Rider
Personal Info:
Real Name: Stanley Baumgarten
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Robin Vol.2 135
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: None
Base Of Operations: Bludhaven
Grudges: Robin
The Dark Riderís powers only manifest during night time and disappear as morning returns.
Enhanced Abilities: The Dark Rider has enhanced strength and endurance.
Invulnerability: The Dark Rider has some degree of invulnerability to physical attacks.
Shadow Mount: The Dark Rider rides a demonic horse that is able to fly, the horse disappears if the Dark Rider is dismounted.
Lance: The Dark Rider carries a lance which, fires dark energy blasts.
Stanley Baumgarten appears to be a seemingly ordinary man, unmarried, no criminal record and working an ordinary job. However, throughout his adult life Baumgarten has suffered from an undiagnosed sleeping disorder. If he is denied his medications, then by night his body and mind are taken over by the Dark Rider, a powerful being who rides a spectral horse and wields a lance. This Dark Rider claims to have killed the previous owner of the name Dark Rider and has recently been appearing in Bludhaven.