Religion: not determined yet
Name: Maria Vasko
First Appearance: Painkiller Jane (vol. 1) #0 (Jan. 1999): "Jane's Addiction"
Number of Appearances: 1
Note: Painkiller Jane's mother
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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