Personal Info:
Real Name: Frederick von Frankenstein
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Superman: Man of Steel Vol.1 61
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: Former member of the Superman Revenge Squad
Base Of Operations: Metropolis
Grudges: Superman
Creators: Louise Simonson and Jon Bogdanove
Gallery: Click
Bio-Fission: Riot has the ability to create duplicates of himself at will, or upon impact, and can reintegrate whenever he chooses.
Adhesion: Riot can stick to walls.
Frederick von Frankenstein was the last in a long line of scientists from a prominent family. His father put tremendous pressure on him to succeed: in school, in the lab, etc. The sheer volume of work proved too much for one man, so Freddy used his uncle Hal's phase shifter to create duplicate copies of himself, trying to be the best at everything. During this time, he developed a means to allow himself to stick to virtually any surface. Unfortunately, the duplication process activated a metagene--eventually, Freddy realized he no longer needed the machine to create duplicates, and his face took on the appearance of a skeleton. Also, since he was no longer one person, he could no longer fall asleep. Sleep deprivation quickly drove him insane, and his father banished him from the lab. He turned to a life of crime and adopted the name Riot.