The New Avengers
Real Name: Luke Cage (legally changed; his full given
name is Carl Lucas)
Occupation: Hero for hire
Legal Status: American citizen acquitted of criminal charges
Other Aliases: Hero for Hire, Power Man (II)
Place of Birth: New York City
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: Known
Group Affiliation: Avengers, formerly Heroes for Hire Inc.
Base of Operations: New York City
First Appearance: Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1
Height: 6 ft. 6 in.
Weight: 425 lbs.
Powers: Luke Cage possesses superhuman strength, dense muscle and bone tissue, and steel-hard skin. His recovery time from injury or trauma is about one-third that of a normal human.