Karl Vasko

Karl Vasko

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Karl Vasko

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): Event Comics

First Appearance: Painkiller Jane (vol. 1) #0 (Jan. 1999): "Jane's Addiction"

Creators: Brian Augustyn, Jimmy Palmiotti, Joe Quesada, Amanda Conner

Number of Appearances: 1

Family/Relatives: Jane Vasko (daughter), Maria Vasko (wife), Carla Vasko (daughter)

Location: New York City, New York, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: Painkiller Jane's father

Karl Vasko and his wife Maria Vasko immigrated to the United States. Eventually they had two daughters.

The eldest daughter - Jane Vasko - became a police officer. Eventually an undercover case ended up with her being subjected to a cocktail of bad drugs. This almost killed her, and left her in a coma for over a year. While Jane was in a coma, both of her parents dies.

After Jane woke, up, the death of her parents was a large part of what inspired her to become the vigilante "Painkiller Jane."

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This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Essential Painkiller Jane (2006): "Jane's Addiction" (5-panel cameo)
Painkiller Jane (vol. 1) #0 (Jan. 1999): "Jane's Addiction" (5-panel cameo)

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