Name: Hector 'Fang' Cortez
Age: 53 (Debut at 45)
Race: Werewolf (Berserker strain)
Family: Hernandez Cortez (Father) Ezmeralda Cortez (Mother) Hiraldo Cortez (Brother) Dahlia Cortez (Cousin) Rebecca Cortez (Late Wife) Helio, Hernando, Homero, Hilgo Cortez (Sons), Cortez, Montenegro (Family)
Affiliations: Cortez Clan, Calavera Pirates, The Pack
Occupation: Pirate King, Captain of Calavera Pirates, Leader of Cortez Clan, Big Guns of The Pack, Brewmaster
Birthday: November 1
Aliases: Fang, Gellanar, Captain Fang, The Pirate King, The Death Pirate, King Cortez
Hector Cortez, more commonly known as Fang, or Captain Fang, or his alias Gellanar, is a main antihero and the legendary Captain of the pirate ship Serrated Moon and its crew the Calavera Pirates. Son of the late Pirate King Hernandez Cortez and his wife Ezmeralda Cortez, and elder brother of Hiraldo Cortez, as well as the father of The Brothers Carnage, and Hilgo. Until his apparent death, he was the leader of the infamous Cortez Pirate Clan. Since then, he has been the "big guns" of The Pack. He is also known as a masterful brewer, capable of making drinks that can, quite literally, blow your socks off.
Fang is the most wanted Pirate alive, and the third most wanted man in the entire world.
Fang is a giant example of a man, standing at 7 feet tall. He is as wide as two people, and is known as a brute force powerhouse. Fang has muscles bigger than some people's heads, and is almost entirely all muscle. He has shaded tan skin, and black, slightly curly hair. He keeps his facial hair mostly trimmed, sporting a full, yet neat goatee and mustache combo. His eyes are black, and he has a plethora of scars all over his body from decades of pirate battles. Fang's fist is larger than a fully grown adult's head. He has two tattoos, the symbol of the Cortez Clan on his arm, and his own jolly roger on the left side of his chest.
Fang usually wears pirate garments, loose shirts and pants, a belt with a large golden buckle, with a large black cloak over it all. When outdoors, he always wears his trademark hat, which is black with a golden brim. He always wears a few necklace trinkets, some jewerly, and other strange fetishes.
In Werewolf form, Fang becomes even larger than his human form, towering over virtually everyone at a monstrous 10 feet tall. His body undergoes a tremendous growth in size as well, making him a truly massive beast to behold. His eyes are always a fierce red in this form, and his fur is a dark brown.
Abilities & PowersEdit
As clear as day, Fang's physical power is obvious from his enormous size. He boasts more physical power than even Archerios, and has the distinction of having the most raw brute force in the entire story.
Fang can lift an entire house out of the ground, and early into the story was able to bench press a massive ten thousand pound tree trunk. He has enough power to punch a hole into anything, and can punch a person's head clean off. He can snap bones, steel, and stone, like twigs. Just how much he can actually lift is unknown, but given how regularly he lifted 5 tons at the start of the story, and has only gotten much stronger since then, one can only imagine.
Fang is a Berserker strain Werewolf, and has been described by Pierce as close to perfection as he has yet to see in terms of natural selection. When going berserk, Fang's power is drastically increased, making him an unstoppable juggernaut of strength. However, this comes at the cost of losing all sense of self, and he becomes as much a danger to his allies as he is to his enemies.
When enraged, Fang is so powerful that he was recently seen knocking out Taylor in Dragon form with a single blow.
Fang has a very loving, if albeit comical relationship with his mother. Doña Ezmeralda, while fully supportive of her eldest son, also takes great amusement from bashing him for his slow intelligence. She loves him and is proud of him, although she also routinely tells him that she loves and is even more proud of Dahlia. This is mostly a running gag.
Fang admired and respected his father, the most notorious Pirate ever known. It isn't quite known what transpired for his younger brother to murder their father, but it doesn't seem to have bothered the giant man in the least.
CoCreator Leah has stated that Fang looks like a "Pimp Jesus"