Mrs. Carmen (by her students)
Teacher (by her students)
|Age||41 years old|
|Relatives|| Unnamed parents|
Melody Sparks (niece)
Carmen's early life is mostly unknown, but it is known that she came from Italia.
Carmen has long black hair with bangs, brown eyes, often uses black lipstick, has bags under her eyes and wears a white coat with a black shirt underneat, black pants and black shoes. As Karma, she wears a black and grey full body armor. She has spikes protuding from her shoulders and large claws with webs between them. She has a black coat-like clothing that goes from her hips to her legs which are similar to the abdomen of an actual spider. She also often wears a spiky black helmet that covers her eyes.
Kind, caring and sometimes sarcastic and witty, Carmen is a woman who is dedicated to her job and is very professional. She is very knowledgeable and helpful and is always there to listen to the problems of her students so she can help them.
After the events of "Dollhouse", Carmen starts to have nightmares about Madeline and blames herself for not being able to help her. She is ultimately infected and turned into Masker, a shapeshifting villainess. Provocative and violent, Masker fights with energy and would kill one of the Guardians even knowing who they are behind their masks. Fearing what happened with Madeline could happen to Melody, she becomes extremely overprotective and attempts to absorb her into her being in order to keep her safe.
Melody is Carmen's niece and they both are really close to each other. She is the only known person who knows about Melody's secret identity as a superheroine and often when the group have to leave class to save the city she agrees to let them go.
Carmen is Madeline's History teacher. In "Dollhouse" it is revealed that Madeline sees Carmen as a mother and attempted to turn her into one of her toy soldiers, though the Guardians intervened. After being defeated by Melody, Carmen attempts to help Madeline by saying that she would always be there for her, but she refuses stating that she didn't deserved to be loved after what she had done (capturing Carmen and almost killing her niece) and sacrifices herself for Carmen.