Religion: not determined yet
Classification: supporting character
First Appearance: New Mutants (vol. 2) #1 (July 2003): "The Wind Knows My Name"
Creators: Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Keron Grant, Rob Stull, Pierre-Andre Dery, Sean Parsons
Number of Appearances: 1
Note: served Wind Dancer's father
Derek was not "simply" a hired butler and chauffeur who worked for Walter Barrett, the biological father of Sofia Mantega (a.k.a. Wind Dancer). Derek was actually an important person in Sofia's life. While Sofia's father was distant and aloof, Derek showed Sofia genuine human concern. Derek was actually more fatherly toward Sofia than her own father was.
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