Howard is one of the original recurring minor characters in the Marvel's Spider-Man series. He is a pigeon caretaker who often takes care of his late-wife's pigeons.
Howard often appears in side missions on requesting the Spider-Men to find his missing pigeons.
Little known about his past, Howard's wife passed away and living him to take care of her pigeons at her last wish.
Howard is one of the people who uses FNSM App to request a new Spider-Man to find his three missing pigeons. He soon learn from the young Spider-Man that a group of thug using his three pigeon to commit multiple crimes in preparing to invade Daily Bugle.