MASTERS OF DISASTER
Membership: Coldsnap, Heatstroke, New-Wave, Shakedown, Windfall
Base of Operations: Mobile
First Appearance: Batman and the Outsiders #9 (April, 1984)
History: (Batman and the Outsiders #9)-Little is known about the history of the group of super-villains calling themselves the Masters of Disaster. They are a group of mercenaries, and each member of the group controls one super-power related in some way to a natural disaster. New-Wave and Windfall are sisters, and Coldsnap and Heatsroke are lovers; their only motivation for joining the Masters of Disaster is to amass enough money to cure their conditions. The Masters of Disaster have fought numerous times with the hero group the Outsiders, and they have spent a good amount of time in the Slab, a prison for super-powered villains. Windfalll eventually left the team to join the Outsiders.
(Green Lantern III #52) - The Masters of Disaster were among the meta-human prisoners freed from Slabside Island Penitentiary by Mongul.
(Adventures of Superman #624) - B-Tech caused a time storm in Metropolis, threatening to wipe it from the continuum, and the Masters of Disaster used the chaos as an opportunity to escape from prison. They steamrolled over the Metropolis S.C.U., but were stopped by Majestic, a hero from the Wildstorm Universe.
Shakedown and New-Wave recently had a falling out during a kidnapping attempt that resulted in Shakedown’s death.
Comments: Created by Jim Aparo and Mike W. Barr
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