Personal Info:
Real Name: Karen Lou Faulkner
Also Known As: Kitty Faulkner
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Superman Vol.2 #7 (1987) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: No known Associates
Group Affiliation: S.T.A.R. Labs
Base Of Operations: Metropolis
Grudges: Superman
Creators: John Byrne
Kitty Faulkner can transform into Rampage, a muscle-bound behemoth with orange skin and a large red mohawk. She earned the name Rampage because when she transforms, she's more hot-tempered, aggressive, and uninhibited than normal.
Enhanced Abilities: Rampage body acts as an energy converter, absorbing solar radiation and using it to metabolize the cells of her body. By absorbing solar energy she gains has vast superhuman strength, endurance and durability.
Leaping: Rampage can utilise her super-strength to leap great distances simulating the effects of flying.
Kitty Faulkner was an ambitious young scientist from Metropolis working upon a special energy-conservation project with her older, more cantankerous colleague, Doctor Tom Moyers. Faulkner was vital towards the construction of a large containment unit known as the Bio-energy Actualizer. The Actualizer stimulated the photosynthetic growth cycle of stored algae, causing the specimens to reproduce at an alarming rate, producing millions of watts of electricity.
The process was a cumulative stage of phases with each generation of algae providing the necessary energy output to replicate itself even further, thus producing even more energy. Ideally, the Bio-energy Actualizer represented a tremendous accomplishment in the production of pollution-free fuel.
Daily Planet reporter, Lois Lane, visited Doctor Faulkner's laboratory to interview the scientists to write a report on their achievements. Kitty provided Lois an exclusive tour of the facility, and enthusiastically championed the benefits of her Actualizer, much to the chagrin of her jealous colleague, Doctor Moyers.
Moyers was determined to illustrate that the Bio-energy Actualizer was not nearly as safe as Kitty had claimed, and so he shut down one of the power regulators. Fortunately, the facility's safety-locks automatically engaged, and everything appeared serene. Both Lois and Kitty grew enraged over Moyers' irresponsible behaviour. As the three argued, they failed to notice that a slight power-flux had occurred during the moments between the regulator shut-off and the safety lockdown. A massive explosion tore through the laboratory, sending piles of debris on top of them. The radiation from the explosion tore through Kitty's biohazard suit and transformed her into an eight-foot tall creature known as Rampage.
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