Personal Info:
Real Name: Ross Horton
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: United Kingdom
First Appearance: Captain Britain Weekly 37
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: The Manipulator
Base Of Operations: United Kingdom
Grudges: Captain Britain
Creators: Len Wein and Ron Wilson
The Highwayman has no superhuman powers he is however, an exceptionally skill full biker.
Motorbike The Highwayman has a modified motorbike, which he calls his Hellfire Machine, itís armed with powerful twin laser beams mounted in the. It is faster than a normal bike, and capable of making gigantic jumps, virtually from a standstill.
Weapons The Highwaymanís studs of his leather jacket can be detached and thrown, to explode like miniature grenades. His monocle can fire electrical stun blasts. He also uses a length of chain as a deadly weapon in hand-to-hand combat.
The Highwayman was a motorcycle gang member. One day a brawl he was in was witnessed by Basil Crushstone, a.k.a. the Manipulator, deposed ruler of the African nation of Umbazi. The former despot was impressed by the Highwayman's combat prowess, and outfitted the thug with a number of high tech weapons, including an armed and supercharged motorbike. Promised great rewards for his services, the newly made super villain vowed to help his benefactor regain his throne.