Biography[edit | edit source]
Relationship with Tek Knight[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
Early Career[edit | edit source]
Swingwing started as Tek Knight's Sidekick Laddio, he worked under Tek Knight for a few years until he became sufficiently independent. After leaving Tek Knight he changed his super hero title to SwingWing while Tek Knight selected a new Laddio to become his new sidekick.
Late Career[edit | edit source]
SwingWing was publicized as a pro gay super hero however he himself is not actually pro LGBT. Many comics were written about how he suported gay characters exit the Closet while his employers pushed him to go to LGBT festivals much to SwingWing's dismay.
Death[edit | edit source]
SwingWing was eventually killed indirectly by Billy Butcher after butcher sabotaged his jetpack. This was most likely a retaliation upon discovering he had been responsible for the murder of a young gay man. More importantly that he felt no remorse and had shown his true feelings for the LGBT community to Hughie and Butcher.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- SwingWing is based of DC's Nightwing
- The design of SwingWings Suit took partial inspiration from DC's Blue Beetle