Real Name: Victor Del Fuego

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Mercenary

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Landon Venture

Enemies: DNAgents, Crossfire

Known Relatives: Unidentified sister, unidentified brother-in-law

Aliases: Joe Boomer

Base of Operations: Los Angeles, California

First Appearance: DNAgents#24 (Eclipse, July 1985)

Powers/Abilities: Detonator is an explosives expert, utilising thrown grenades in combat and larger explosive devices to destroy buildings.

Height: Unrevealed - average or slightly above average
Weight: Unrevealed - slim but athletic build for his height.
Eyes: Unrevealed
Hair: Black

History: Victor Del Fuego was secretly the Detonator, a costumed mercenary whose specialised in demolition via the use of explosive devices. Incarcerated businessman Landon Venture hired him to target Matrix Industries' properties, but after he successfully blew up several of their buildings the DNAgents and their ally Crossfire got on his trail. Uncovering his real identity, they learned he had departed for Geneva, Switzerland, and deduced that Venture had sent the Detonator there to assassinate the World Court who had handed down Venture's lengthy prison sentence. Posing as a bomb squad member, Detonator managed to plant an explosive device in the Court chambers, but the DNAgents and Crossfire arrived just in time to capture him; unable to disarm the bomb in time, they instead disposed of it in a nearby river, where it exploded harmlessly.

Comments: Created by Mark Evanier, Mitch Schauer and Willie Blyberg.

Appearance checklist (not including reprints): DNAgents#24

Detonator should not be confused with:

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