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Shinobi Shaw

Real name: Shinobi Shaw
Other aliases: None
Identity: Publicly known, however, the general public is unaware of Shinobi Shaw's criminal activities
Occupation: Head of Shaw Industries
Legal status: Citizen of the United States with no known criminal record
Place of birth: Unrevealed
Marital status: Single
Known relatives: Sebastian (father)
Base of operations: New York City and Japan
Group affiliation: Upstarts, Inner Circle of the Hellfire Club
First appearance: X-FACTOR #68

History: Shinobi Shaw is the son of billionaire industrialist Sebastian Shaw, who was also the Black King of the Hellfire Club. Ignored by his father in his youth and vowing revenge, Shinobi encountered his father in the latter's Swiss chalet and appeared to have killed him.

Shinobi inherited his father's business and wealth. Shaw was also a member of the Upstarts, a group of young mutants organized by the mutant Gamesmaster who wanted to lead the next generation of would-be conquerors. Shinobi received "points" for killing his father.

Shaw attempted to revive the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle with the X-Men known as Archangel and Psylocke, who refused his offer. Shaw's next contest with the Upstarts involved assassinating the surviving New Mutants and Hellions, and was thwarted by the combined effort of X-Force and the New Warriors.

Shinobi's current whereabouts are unknown. Whether he has discovered that his father, Sebastian, survived the assassination attempt has yet to be revealed.

Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 165 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black

Strength level: Shinobi Shaw possesses the normal human strength of a man his age, height, and build who engages in moderate regular exercise.

Known superhuman powers: Shinobi Shaw is a mutant with the ability to alter the density of his own body. He can lower his body's density, allowing himself to pass through solid objects of organic and inorganic nature. He can also heighten his body's density, providing resistance to injury. Shinobi is also able to phase a body part (such as his hand) into the body of another person and increase the density, causing great physical damage.

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