Alfonso Lopez took up the identity of Machete after the death of his brother Ferdinand Lopez. He was also recruited into Batroc's Brigade like his brother. He was inadvertently killed by Kali Vries while being brought in by S.T.A.R.S.. Mariano Lopez then took up the identity to honor both his deceased brothers.
Powers and Abilities
Bilingual in Spanish and English. Expert in fighting with knives.
Machete possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build who engages in extensive regular exercise.
He has electro-magnets in the palms of his gloves to attract a chose target which can be 200 pounds or lesser.
He always carries at least two machetes and eight to ten daggers.
- His character was created retroactively after his own death as original writers had not known the original Machete had died previously and all Handbook entries after refer to him instead.