Father of the Dynamo 5, Captain Dynamo gained his abilities from unknown radiation and at some point in time used them to become a superhero. Captain Dynamo married Madeline Warner, but soon began cheating on his wife with other women. Captain Dynamo was killed by the femme fatale, WidowMaker. After being recruited by Dynamo's wife Maddie his five illegitimate children take up his position as the New Defenders of Tower City. They are named the Dynamo 5 after their father.