Name: Cheetah (Sebastian Ballesteros)
First Appearance: President Luthor Secret Files (2001)
Creators: Phil Jiminez and Joe Kelly
Abilities: Vast wealth and resources as a wealthy billionaire. Possesses the cybernetic technology of Armbuster Industries. The good graces of Circe. An avatar of urzkurtaga, granting him the incredible speed, power, and prehensile elongating tail of the Cheetah.
Backstory: Born in Beunos Aires, Sebastian Ballesteros’ parents were part of the Paronist party. A political group bent towards helping the poor and changing society to remove the wealth disparity. Sebastian loathed them. His brother would be killed during the Cordoba coup and his parents would go into hiding in the face of the ‘cleansing of Argentina society’ in which the dictator in power had anyone who opposed him put to death.
Sebastian gleefully revealed his parents location, leading to the deaths of them and many of their compatriots. Putting Sebastian in the dictators good graces. With the dictators backing, Sebastian went into business, with the support of the ruling regime allowing him to take what he wanted and amass a fortune on the broken backs of the impoverished.
Despising the poor, Sebastian mocked their very existence and wished to see them all purged for they were beneath him. A view which was not the least bit diminished when he became one of the wealthiest men in the world as a successful financier and corporate raider. Claiming control of companies worldwide and adding them to his personal power block.
Wishing for more wealth and more power, Sebastian discovered that Circe sought to claim the world as her own so that she had something nice to grant to her daughter Lyta Milton. Thus seeking out Circe, he charmed and wooed the all powerful sorceress, getting on her good side and using his talents for seduction to convince her to make him her willing lackey. Ensuring that he would have a place in her new world order.
Thus winning her good graces, he would ask her for power and thus Circe would restore to life the dead god Urzkurtaga and gift it to Sebastian who revealing to the plant god and it alone, his intense loathing and disgust with women, convincing Urzkurtaga to grant him the powers of the Cheetah.
Thus Sebastian stole the power from Barbara Minerva though unlike her, Sebastian would freely shift from his mortal to Cheetah forms through a simple ritual unlike Barbara Minerva who had long since became a permanent hybrid of the Cheetah god.
In an effort to please Circe, Sebastian would work tirelessly to destroy Wonder Woman. Thus purchasing Armbuster technologies for their cybernetics and hiring Doctor Psycho onto his payroll, Sebastian would strive to make Wonder Womans life a hellish torture in an effort to destroy her utterly.
All so that he could live under Circes good graces.