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Information-silk Real Name
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Blacklash, Mark Scott
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Anthony (Father), Barbara (Mother)
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Former agent of the Maggia; Former member of the Death Squad, Former partner the Wraith; Associate of Justin Hammer
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Mobile
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Professional Criminal
Information-silk Education
College degree in engineering

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Origin
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Mark Scarlotti worked for the Maggia as a weapons designer. Using a steel-fiber whip capable of penetrating virtually any substance short of Adamantium, Scarlotti asked to use become a special costumed agent and dubbed himself Whiplash.
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Appearance of Death

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HistoryEdit

Whiplash served the Maggia well establishing his reputation early on by battling Iron Man to a stalemate. Eventually, Scarlotti was assigned to go undercover for the Maggia, and under the guise of Mark Scott, he infiltrated Stark International's Cincinnati plant and became its head of research. There, he again encountered Iron Man and escaped the battle unscratched.

Quitting the undercover assignment without his superiors' permission, Whiplash joined forces with the Melter and the Man-Bull, as the Death Squad, to vie for the Golden Globe of Power offered by the mysterious extra-dimensional being known as the Black Lama. It was then that Whiplash was decisively defeated by Iron Man for the first time, he was taken to jail, and his identity revealed to the authorities.[1] The Maggia paid his bail and took him on once again as a contract agent. On assignment, Whiplash encountered the Wraith, whose mental powers drove him to the brink of insanity.

Mark Scarlotti (Earth-616)
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Upon recovery, he was sent to Ryker's Island Prison to serve time for his various crimes. He was freed by criminal financier Justin Hammer, who was gathering a small army of costumed criminals for whom he would finance their operations in exchange for a share of their profits. Hammer provided Scarlotti with the funds and facilities to totally revamp and update his arsenal. Scarlotti renamed himself Blacklash, and went back to the Maggia as a freelance mercenary to look for an assignment. The Maggia contracted Blacklash for a job, but despite his new arsenal was soundly defeated by Iron Man before he could complete it.

When hired by a rival businessman of Tony Stark, Scarlotti began using the name Whiplash shortly before he was killed by Iron Man's Sentient armor.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Abilities

Blacklash was an expert at using the whip as an offensive weapon. He was also skilled with the nunchaku, and had a fair knowledge of hand-to-hand combat.

Power Grid [2]

Strength level

Blacklash possessed the normal human strength of a man his age, height, and build who engaged in moderate regular exercise.

ParaphernaliaEdit

Equipment

  • Body Armor: Blacklash wore a battle-suit woven out of steel mesh and his cloak was capable of stopping medium caliber bullets.

    Weapons

  • Cybernetic Whips: Whiplash's primary offensive weapons were his two cybernetically controlled whips, composed of woven boron-filament-impregnated sapphire strands plus steel braid. These whips could be snapped by a person with normal human strength with the tip reaching twice the speed of sound, whereas a normal leather whip barely reaches the speed of sound. It could be spun so fast that it deflected bullets. The tip was capable of piercing 3-inch steel.

Besides its use as a simple whip, the weapon could retract partially into its handle and be converted into a nunchaku or be extended to its full length and stiffened to become a pole for vaulting. The whip was detachable from its handle and contained a remote control concussion charge. The entire whip and handle could be stored in a special sheath in Blacklash's gauntlets.

Whiplash carried a pouch with other, special weaponry including a bola with discs that generated an artificial gravity field. He also wielded a "necro-lash" through which he could channel all the electrical energy his gauntlets could generate.

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