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Kaizen Gamorra

[[Image:|200px|center|Kaizen Gamorra (Earth-50)]]
Real Name
Identity

Alignment

Relatives
mother (deceased), father (deceased), Sum Gamorra (brother, deceased), Wai Gamorra (brother, deceased), Rumiko Gamorra (wife, deceased), Yumiko Gamorra (Cybernary, daughter)

Universe

Base Of Operations
Gamorra Tower, Gamorra Island

Characteristics
Gender

Eyes

Hair

Status
Citizenship

Marital Status

Occupation
Dictator of Gamorra Island, Global Terrorist, President, C.E.O. & Chairman of Gamorra Industries.

Origin
Origin

Place of Birth
Gamorra Island


First appearance
Appearance of Death

Stormwatch #40

Contents

History

Kaizen Gamorra and his two brothers, Sum and Wai, were born on a small island off the coast of Asia, called Parousia. The three brothers were very ambitious and as children already took control over their village. By the time they were sixteen they had taken over Parousia completely and renamed it Gamorra. When the brothers were eighteen, Gamorra became an important player in global terrorism. By the time they were twenty, Kaizen had murdered his brothers and had become the sole ruler of Gamorra. He designed a symbol for his clan to honor his two dead brothers: A circle with 3 knots, based on a leather bracelet the brothers had used to identify members of their clan.

Kaizen ruled for many years, but somewhere in the late 60s, C.I.A.-agent Miles Craven, future head of International Operations, had Kaizen and his pregnant wife kidnapped and replaced Kaizen with the insane superhuman John Colt. John Colt underwent plastic surgery to resemble Kaizen more and the population of Gamorra was told that Kaizen had been severely injured in an attack and therefore had underwent plastic surgery to restore the damage.

Under the new Kaizen Gamorra, Gamorra Island was turned into the world's leading industry on genetic engineering and cybernetics. He turned many men into Hunter-Killers, cybernetic soldiers that obeyed his commands. During the Damocles incident, John Colt was exposed and dethroned by Spartan, an android with the heroic personality and memories of John Colt and killed by Mister Majestic, who had been a friend to John Colt and had promised him before to kill him should he ever go evil. The real Kaizen Gamorra was found and reinstated as the nation's leader.

Kaizen turned out to be even worse than John Colt and ordered a terrorist attack on the British island, killing 233 innocents in a plane crash. Many more were killed when a mutating agent secreted on the plane infected a nearby town. Henry Bendix, Weatherman of Stormwatch ordered Stormwatch Red to land on Gamorra Island. Red was composed of Flint, Rose Tattoo and Fahrenheit. Rose was ordered to kill 233 Gamorrans in retaliation for the initial terrorist attack. Flint and Fahrenheit were ordered to destroy property in ways that did not kill people. Roads, empty warehouses, targets of opportunity. Stormwatch Red did what they were told but Flint and Fahrenheit did not like it. It later turned out that Henry Bendix was insane. He turned on Stormwatch itself, killing two unnamed crewmen, all of Stormwatch's prisoners and became a wanted fugitive.

Two years later, Kaizen had built himself an army; clones made of genetic material from his dead brothers and mother and endowed with superhuman powers. With Stormwatch disbanded and most other superhero teams otherwise occupied, Kaizen saw his chance for revenge. He wanted to make the mark of the Clan Gamorra, the circle with three knots on the Earth itself by destroying three major cities. Moscow was its first victim and was almost completely destroyed. London became the next target, but the new superhero group the Authority showed up and killed many of the superhumans.[1] London only had twelve fatalities. Kaizen was forced to teleport his surviving warriors back to Gamorra and raise Gamorra's special forcefield, impenetrable to even the strongest of superhumans. Still, he was satisfied with the damage done to London and turned towards the third city: Los Angeles.[2] This time the Authority killed all his superhumans and the Midnighter used the Authority's Carrier, a very large alien spacecraft, to destroy Gamorra's home, much of his main city and cloning facilities. Kaizen's last words were: "I only wanted to have some fun.", before the Carrier tore straight through his chambers.[3]

However, Kaizen survived his ordeal and returned to the international community with promises of more legitimate political behavior and tolerance to the new race of Mecha-Jin now populating his island.

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Revelations

Kaizen later discover that Nemesis, Backlash, and Savant infiltrated his island and have them fight for their lives; however, he later learns from the three that they came for information from his computer database in preventing the inevitable Apocalypse that was foretold by the Void, and allow them to do so and peacefully leave the island. After this he has the island prepare for the great cataclysm.[4] [5]

World's End

Before preparing for Armageddon which was herald by the mad Reaper clones of the High, Kaizen was confronted by his daughter Cybernary who intends to kill him. However, Gamorra tells her that the Gamorra that tormented her was a doppelganger placed by Internal Operations, who ruled when she was first created. Though Cybernary only cares in killing Gamorra for his past "justifiable" acts, Kaizen otherwise convince her to stop as the High's Reapers attacked Gamorra Island.[6] During the Reapers' assault, Kaizen reveals to Cybernary that when he was imprisoned by I.O. he witnessed the creation of the Reapers which cause him to create his own superhuman army as a response to I.O. and that he purposely manipulated Cybernary so that she would be safe within the confines of the island when the end of the world came.[7]

After some of the Reapers bypass Gamorra Island's force-field, Kaizen was able to convince Cybernary to destroy the invading Reapers. Following this and Armageddon, Gamorra has Cybernary reluctantly working with him, and becoming the sole ruler of the only superpower nation on the planet, dubbed as New Gamorra.[8]

Kaizen later move his now-mobile and flying Gamorra Island to UnLondon to attack the downed Authority's Carrier and wrath against the said diminished team. The battle ultimately come in Gamorra's favor after Authority members The Engineer and Swift were kidnapped by Sliding Albion's Lorenzo Slzfi, and Jack Hawksmoor became Kaizen's prisoner.[9] Kaizen then have his forces stripped the Carrier of its useful technology so in allowing his island to be able to travel through the Bleed to conquer other worlds, rather than having a devastated Earth.[10] Unfortunately, Jack Hawksmoor freed himself from regaining his powers from being erroneously placed inside the city which he gained touch with New Gamorra, and causing chaos until being joined by his team members. Kaizen is then entrapped inside Gamorra Tower along with a Incubite-infected Apollo, and is killed by him by incinerating his head.[11]

Powers and Abilities

Abilities

Skilled Leader

Intimidation

Master Tactician

Genius-Level Intellect

Global Terrorist

See Also

Links and References

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Footnotes

Wildstorm Character

This character exists under the Wildstorm Imprint, and their continuity takes place within the Wildstorm Titles. This template will categorize articles that include it into the category "Wildstorm Characters."


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