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Hobie Brown was a talented kid to whom no one would listen. Despite his obvious talent at design and invention, people looked down on hyên whenever he suggested something new và innovative. Instead of getting work where his talents were useful, he was a window washer. Finally, lớn prove sầu his ability, he turned to crime. He designed a costume with a number of tricks and went out khổng lồ steal the payroll of The Daily Bugle as the Prowler. His plan was to return the money as Hobie Brown, to become a nhân vật, & most important of all, to impress his girlfrikết thúc, Mindy.
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The Prowler's foray inkhổng lồ the criminal world was a disaster. He was caught stealing the payroll by Peter Parker. During the confrontation, Parker was accidentally sent hurtling through a window. Although he used his spider powers lớn save sầu himself, Hobie was left in anguish, thinking that he was a murderer. In order lớn redeem himself, the Prowler lured Spider-Man lớn a fight at a jewelry store, hoping to lớn defeat hlặng. When he failed, Spider-Man unmasked hlặng và heard Hobie's story. Spider-Man let hyên ổn go, believing that the Prowler was through with crime.
Later, Spider-Man sought out Hobie to ask for a favor. He asked Hobie to pose as Spider-Man in order to deliver a message lớn Peter Parker. Hobie agreed and used his special equipment to complete the impersonation, unaware that Parker had accidentally revealed his secret identity when suffering the effects of a fever, and this was part of his plan lớn convince his friends otherwise.
When Spider-Man was implicated in the death of Captain George Stacy, Hobie assumed the Prowler identity in hopes of bringing Spider-Man khổng lồ justice. However, Spider-Man quickly overpowered him, và at the conclusion of the battle, saved hyên from falling down an elevator shaft. Hobie remained convinced that Spider-Man was not a murderer và gave sầu up pursuing him.
Hobie eventually married his love, Mindy, and settled down into a career as a construction worker. He did not entirely abandoned the Prowler identity, however; he became the Prowler when his "little brother" of the Big Brother program was reportedly killed by the original White Tiger. Desperate for justice, the two fought each other until discovering the true killer was a night watchman who tried to break up a gang fight. The two even applied for membership with the Defenders, but were outclassed. This prompted Hobie khổng lồ abandon his Prowler identity for a time.
The criminal called simply the Cat (Cat Burglar) discovered Hobie's hidden costume và weapons, using them khổng lồ become the Prowler và commit crimes on behalf of the original Belladonmãng cầu. The two were soon apprehended by Spider-Man, though.
When his wife Mindy took a new job as a bookkeeper for a subsidiary of Justin Hammer, she was set up lớn take the fall for some suspicious stock đơn hàng. The Prowler tracked evidence that could clear his wife to Los Angeles, where he teamed up with Spider-Man lớn retrieve sầu the evidence. Mindy was cleared of all charges.
Later, Spider-Man was accused of theft by The Daily Bugle during efforts khổng lồ incriminate criminal recluse Winston Walker by the international mercenary Silver Sable. Prowler teamed up with the Rocket Racer lớn exonerate Spider-Man, & ended up in battle against the Sandman. The battle was finally cut short by Spider-Man, & as the truth came khổng lồ light, Silver Sable offered Prowler freelance work with her mercenary organization. Hobie agreed, & helped Silver Sable on occasion, teaming up with Sandman, Rocket Racer, and others as the team called the Outlaws.
Hobie found an engineering job at a company who was interested in his pneumatic technology. However, a new vigilante appeared on the streets of Thành Phố New York with a costume and weapons nearly identical lớn the Prowler's. Hobie investigated as the Prowler, clashing with the Nightcreeper, who turned out khổng lồ have sầu stolen the weapons from Hobie's company. The Nightcreeper's vendetta stemmed from his daughter's death as a result of a drive-by shooting, và he was committed that all criminals should pay. At the same time, both vigilantes were accosted by the Vulture (Adrian Toomes), who had bought out the company in his attempts lớn pursue more white-collar crime. The Vulture attacked both, leaving Nightcreeper hospitalized và the Prowler only a little worse off. Ultimately, though, the Prowler was able lớn drive sầu the Vulture off and expose his plans. Mindy, his wife, had discovered the truth of her husband's identity during this time, và although she was upmix, she remained tolerant of her husband's activities.
Desperate for some extra cash, Hobie and Rocket Racer became involved in the Great trò chơi, a competition played by wealthy sponsors who would wager that their superhuman agents would defeat specific targets. However, the Game may have proved too high-stakes, as the Prowler broke his baông xã in the final rumble, becoming paralyzed.
During his hospitalization, a new Prowler appeared, committing crimes for petty cash. He was immediately targeted for revenge by the Vulture and was barely saved by Spider-Man. It was in fact a hospital worker, Richồng Lawson, who learned of Hobie’s identity & stole his costume. He planned on robbing victims’ homes while they were in the hospital. The Vulture returned to nearly eviscerate Riông chồng Lawson, & only the timely arrival of Spider-Man helped save hyên ổn.
Hobie recovered from his injury, but never again assumed the Prowler identity. When Spider-Man was framed for murder & increased pressure was placed on capturing hyên ổn, he turned to Hobie for help in creating a new crime-fighting identity in order lớn investigate the fraudulent claims. Hobie provided Spider-Man with a cybernetic jet-paông chồng, which was used in creating the Hornet costume. During the superhuman Civil War|civil war Hobie went unregistered & was able to lớn evade capture thanks to tips from Arachne (Julia Carpenter) but was eventually brought in by Ms. baoboitoithuong.com. In Custody, S.H.I.E.L.D. operatives threatened lớn accuse his wife of being an unauthorized adventurer unless he would inform them of the double agent in their ranks. The Prowler escaped during a massive prison breakout & is still unregistered. He attended Stilt-Man's wake & revealed that the Stilt-Man had inspired hyên to lớn invent his Prowler costume. Puma escorted hyên out before the Punisher bombed the wake. It's unrevealed if Hobie was poisoned by the drinks the Punisher served at the wake.