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Roxxon Corporation

Appearances: Iron Man | Iron Man 2 | Iron Man 3 | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. | Agent Carter | Daredevil | Iron Fist | Cloak And Dagger

One of the largest oil conglomerates, founded by Hugh Jones and active at least since the 1940s. In 1952, it absorbed Isodyne Energy.


  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: All of the Roxxon executives shown so far are involved with some corrupt activity or a criminal enterprise.
  • Cutting Corners: This is a recurring problem with Roxxon and the Corrupt Corporate Executives running it. They skimped on extra safety equipment that Tandy's father and Ivan Hess requested, which led to the Rig exploding, and in the present, a junior executive relocates a crucial valve to an unsafe location simply so he does not have to spend the money on a crane. What makes this really stupid is that if they ever manage to successfully tap into the new fuel source under the seabed, they stand to make billions. However, they sabotage themselves to save a few thousands dollars. By the end of the season, this comes back to bite them when their unsafe practises cause the valves to release the pent up Darkforce and Lightforce they were harvesting, which infect the citizens of New Orleans and almost destroyed the city. Once the city is saved, the company is held responsible and put under investigation.
  • Evil, Inc.: Roxxon was tied to the Council of Nine through its founder Hugh Jones. In the present day they are employed by the Hand to cover some of its illicit activities. They also have ties to A.I.M. through its accountant, Thomas Richards. They also countersue a former employee who developed cancer after working at a Roxxon plant, because he shared information about the plant to the doctor treating him, arguing that the man had violated Roxxon patents.

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    Hugh Jones 

See the Council of Nine page

    Thomas Richards 

Thomas Richards

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Tom Virtue

Appearances: Iron Man 3

A high-level accountant for Roxxon kidnapped by "the Mandarin".


  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: After the transmission of his execution ends, he stands up and shakes hands with the Mandarin, showing he's aware that the whole thing is a ploy to undermine President Warren Ellis.
  • Faking the Dead: He goes along with his own fake execution.

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    Hirochi 
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    Stan Gibson 
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Roxon Gulf

    Peter Scarborough 

Peter Scarborough

Species: Human

Portrayed by: Wayne Pére

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

The Chief Executive of Risk Management for the Roxxon Corporation and de facto head of Roxxon Gulf based in New Orleans.


  • Ambition Is Evil: One of his hopes, as discovered by Tandy, is getting more money, even if he gets his employees killed in the process.
  • Bad Boss: The other executives at Roxxon Gulf hate him. One of them fantasizes of getting served by him, another of getting serviced (sexually), and a third one of killing him.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: Of Cloak and Dagger Season 1, along with Connors. Scarborough was responsible for the platform that Tandy's father Nathan Bowen designed, and when it collapsed, he placed the blame on Nathan, causing Tandy and Melissa's lives to go into a downward spiral. The explosion also caused Connors to startle and shoot Tyrone's brother Billy. So while ultimately responsible for both Tandy and Tyrone's problems, he isn't connected with Connors.
  • Bullying a Dragon: He knows full well that Tandy has superpowers and when they met she effortlessly kidnapped and nearly killed him. So naturally, he decides the best thing to do is to send a hitwoman after her mother.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Probably the most evil executive at Roxxon within the MCU, and given Roxxon was a tool of both the Council of Nine and the Hand, that's an accomplishment. Even if using Nathan Bowen as a scapegoat for his Cutting Corners wasn't bad enough, his deepest hope is to get at whatever Roxxon was drilling for, even if it means murdering every one of his employees.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: His fate at the end of season 1 of Cloak and Dagger is very fitting: his reckless cost cutting measures led to the Rig exploding, drove most of his employees there insane and trapped Ivan Hess into a mental loop for eight years. At the end of the season Tandy uses her powers to trap Scarborough in the very same mental loop leaving him catatonic. And even if he does escape his loop, thanks to New Orleans almost being destroyed thanks to Roxxon's actions, he will almost surely be arrested for life if he wakes up.
  • Narcissist: His greatest desire is to be God itself.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Tandy was all set to give up on investigating Roxxon and take his deal, since she no longer cared about clearing her father's name. But then Scarborough decides that's not enough and tries to kill her and her mother to cover it up, and Tandy is back in the game.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He is seemingly incapable of putting a project together without cutting corners. He was responsible for the original oil rig explosion because he didn't want to foot the bill for the heat shielding and now he's done the same thing all over again with the pipes except all over the city. For further examples, see Bullying a Dragon above.

    Nathan Bowen 

Nathan Bowen

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Andy Dylan

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

A scientist at Roxxon and father of Tandy Bowen.


  • Adaptational Heroism: Painfully subverted in that while he's not a supervillain and has a loving relationship with his daughter he was physically and verbally abusive towards Tandy's mother.
  • Adaptational Superpower Change: In the comics, he can control the Lightforce. In the MCU he's a regular human.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, his name is Nathan Tyler, with Tandy's surname being that of her mother.
  • Broken Pedestal: Tandy idolizes him until she discovers that he was was a domestic abuser towards her mother.
  • Deceased Fall-Guy Gambit: Roxxon pins responsibility of their rig explosion on him after his death.
  • Domestic Abuse: He repeatedly beat Melissa
  • Posthumous Character: He's dead by the time the main events of the series take place.

    Ivan Hess 

Ivan Hess

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Tim Kang

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

Senior Engineer in Fluid Dynamics for Roxxon. He's been catatonic ever since the rig explosion.


  • And I Must Scream: Trapped in an endless mental loop for nearly 8000 years. He has to abandon most of his memories just to cope.
  • Honest Corporate Executive: Unlike his higher-ups, he's a humble man who works hand-by-hand with workers under his authority.
  • Orphean Rescue: Tyrone and Tandy go into his mind to try to break him out of his catatonia.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Doesn't know how truly corrupt the Roxxon really is.

    Mina Hess 

Mina Hess

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Ally Maki/Hannah Hardin (young)

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

An enviromental engineer for Roxxon, following in her father's foodsteps.


  • Friend to Bugs: She likes bumblebees, having written her thesis on colony collapse and makes a point of looking out for them on her walks. When Tandy starts taking people's hopes, including Mina's, the first sign of how badly this affects them is Mina immediately killing a bee.
  • Nature Lover: Comes with the territory of being an environmental engineer. Tandy's vision of her greatest hopes shows her tending a very beautiful garden.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her new drilling system is spread out across the entire city rather than one concentrated spot, making it safer to use and more environmentally friendly than the original rig. Unfortunately, her Roxxon superiors don't care about her precautions and cut corners on vital parts of it, and now the entire city is at risk.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Doesn't know how truly corrupt the Roxxon really is.
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    Stan Bartlett 

Stan Bartlett

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Preston Vanderslice

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

An employee at Roxxon.


  • Pointy-Haired Boss: He is an incompetent low-level executive that prefers to cut corners.

    Ashlie 

Ashlie

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Vanessa Motta

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

A hitwoman in the employ of Peter Scarborough.


  • Beneath Notice: She uses the guise of a water delivery worker to approach her targets without arising suspicion.
  • The Dragon: She's Scarborough's go-to hitwoman to eliminate those he deems as threats.
  • Professional Killer: She's a contract killer under the guise of a water delivery woman.

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