York City, NY
deceased), Lorna (mother, deceased), Carrie (wife), Mark (son), Markus/Dark (uncle),
lumberjack; oil and manufacturing tycoon
has very handsome features and a muscular build.
was raised by his mother in a small logging town in upstate Vermont. Becoming
a lumberjack with a local logging company, he married his high school sweetheart
and had a son. His life was simple and quiet, but all that changed one day when
his dying father, industrial magnate Douglas Oxford, gave his son the ring that
the elder Oxford wore as the megavillain Nightring.
Carl didn't know what
to do with the ring until his cousin Josh showed up on his doorstep for a visit.
When Josh recognized the ring as the one that had belonged to his uncle, he convinced
Carl to to learn how to use the ring as Glowbeam. When Douglas Oxford's will
was read, it was discovered that he had left his vast empire all
to Carl, who decided to use the family fortune to do
some good in the world.
is a pleasant fellow, proud and protective of his family. He cares deeply about
the environment, especially the forests. Having recently learned that he is one
of the richest men in America has not changed his core beliefs, and he is determined
to remake Oxford Industries into an environmentally-friendly conglomerate, causing
him to butt heads with many of the board members. His philanthropic nature has
made him a sort of celebrity.
has no innate megapowers.
His ring (really an alien
cosmic ray converter) can project two intensities of laser beams, create a personal
force field or a wall of force over an area, or protect him from flash attacks.
He can create simple shapes (fists, clubs, clamps, etc.) with an effective strength
of 30 tons. The ring also allows him to fly, alter his costume into any form
of dark blue and/or yellow clothing, or alert him to impending danger. It augments
his strength, speed, stamina, and physical and mental defenses as well.
is skilled in forestry, woodland survival techniques, and lumberjacking. In his
new capacity as owner and CEO of Oxford Industries, he is undergoing business
administration and manufacturing techniques training.
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