Franco Bertinelli was capo di tutti capi of the five Sicilian families in Gotham City.
Although already a major player, he really rose to power after the deaths of Carmine Falcone and Sal Maroni. He was an abusive husband and father, who would regularly beat his wife and daughter (who he suspected, correctly, wasn't actually his child).
Sicily's leading don, Stefano Mandragora, eventually called for the assassination of Bertinelli and his family. Only his daughter, Helena, survived and vowed to take down organized crime as the Huntress.
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- Prior to the post-Zero Hour reboot of Huntress' origin in Batman/Huntress: Cry for Blood, Helena's father was called Guido Bertinelli. He also had a different appearance.
- 11 Appearances of Franco Bertinelli (New Earth)
- 4 Images featuring Franco Bertinelli (New Earth)
- Quotations by or about Franco Bertinelli (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Franco Bertinelli (New Earth)
- Helena's real father was Santo Cassamento