Gypsy Moth
Gypsy Moth
Personal Info:
Real Name: Sybil Dvorak
Also Known As: Skein, Sybarite
Place Of Birth: Foscani, Rumania
First Appearance: Spider-Woman Vol.1 #10 (1979) Bronze Age Villain
Known Associates: Hangman, Shroud, Werewolf by Night, Misfit, Needle, Dansen Macabre, Tick Tock, Brothers Grimm, Digger, White Rabbit
Group Affiliation: Menagerie; Formerly Women Warriors (Delaware Initiative), Thunderbolts, Masters of Evil, Night Shift, Femizons, former Leader of the Cult of the Sybarite
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: Avengers West Coast
Creators: Mark Gruenwald and Carmine Infantino
Gallery: Click
Psychokinesis: Gypsy Moth can control organic and non-organic materials however, she is reluctant to effect organic matter. She can cause a victimís costume or hair to constrict and bind them or cause them to have muscle cramps.
Flight: Gypsy Moth has a set of wings that allow her to fly.
Sybil Dvorak is a mutant whose powers manifested themselves while she was a child. Raised by gypsies, she had spent much time alone nurturing and focusing her mental abilities. In her late teens, she met a handsome middle-aged American actor named Jason Reed who was starring in a foreign-financed remake of the movie Dracula. Seduced by him, she agreed to accompany him to his Hollywood home as his mistress. The glamour and excitement of being in America in love with a wealthy actor soon faded when Reed spent increasingly more time away from home. Her citizenship papers not yet processed, and still not speaking English fluently, Dvorak felt like a prisoner in the actor's home. She soon began to suspect that Reed was having affairs with other Hollywood starlets. One night she used her powers to weave herself wings and a disguise, and she began to scour the haunts of the rich and famous in search of her errant lover. The sight of social gatherings she could never be part of provoked her to use her powers to prey upon the socialites: an activity, which brought her into conflict with the original Spider-Woman crime fighter.
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