From Marvel Database
"El liberador de San Diablo"
Base Of Operations
Mercenary and former revolutionary
Revolutionary in San Diablo
, military experience and intense exercise.
Ferdinand Lopez was a revolutionary in his native South American country of San Diablo, but he could not manage to organize a successful revolution. He began working as an international mercenary to get the money for his revolution, considering himself "el liberador de San Diablo".
He joined Batroc's Brigade and Doom's Brigade as a means towards that goal. This led him to fight Captain America and other super heroes.
It has been reported that Zeitgeist (Larry Ekler) killed Machete, but someone using Machete identity appear soon after that - This could have been a different person than Lopez. This Machete was killed by Kali Vries.
Machete's brother took his identity some years after Ferdinand's death.
Powers and Abilities
Bilingual in Spanish and English. Expert in fighting with knifes.
Machete possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build who engages in extensive regular exercise.
He has electro-magnets in the palms of his gloves to attract a chose target which can be 200 pounds or lesser.
He always carries at least two machetes and eight to ten daggers.
- Machete is one of the last enemies in video-game Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge. The player must play Captain America and defeat him.
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