Schwarzwald's real name is Michael Seebach
, a reporter for Paradigm Press. As a reporter, Seebach was obsessed with bringing the truth to the people of Paradigm City, but became frustrated as the Paradigm Corporation continually censored his work. Eventually his search for the truth would become an obsession, and Seebach began living a double life. In time he became even more obsessed with his work and cut himself off from human contact, including his wife and children. But Seebach's obsession also resulted with a attempt on his life by Paradigm which disfigured his face. He eventually plans to destroy the domes around the city. His character is influenced by Rorschach from "Watchmen."
Katsunosuke Hori (Japanese) / Michael McConnohie (English)