First Appearance: Wonder Woman 255 (1979)
Creators: Paul Levitz and Jose Delbo
Abilities: Machine induced mind control from great distances. Flying hover scooter. Dozens of different trick guns, knives, and explosives of various types and forms. Flying boat. Flying saucer. Skilled in nets, knotberrys, and spears. Eye laser. Skyscraper sized ‘contracting net’ which can crush whole buildings on command. Talented in unarmed combat.
Backstory: One of the greatest assassins of all of Africa. Bushmaster was an agent for ‘the Cartel’ an international assassination organization which boasted a perfect assassination record and active operations all around the world.
Bushmaster in particular was a technological master. Possessing a seemingly endless amount of weapons, tools, and tricks. He could deal with seemingly any situation with ruthless efficiency.
When carrying out his assassinations, Bushmaster preferred to operate subtly. Using mind control to make others kill the target for him and take the blame. Or when that fails, using traps to put an end to the target without getting directly involved.
However when confounded by someone who poses a challenge to his efforts, Bushmaster has no hesitation in entering the field himself and making a public display as he uses his mass array of tools and weapons to bring down his targets and prove his superiority.
However cautious to a fault, Bushmaster will not hesitate to flee if things are not in his favor, using an array of escape methods planned in advance for any situation. Swearing to one day return once he developed a means of countering his foes strengths.