|First mentioned||The Kindness of Strangers|
|Date of death||prior to March 19, 2007|
|Child||Isaac Mendez (deceased)|
Carlos Mendez was one of the Company's founders.
Carlos is first seen, but unidentified in the picture of the group of twelve.
Carlos is identified by Matt Parkman as being deceased.
- Carlos is seated amongst the group of twelve, between Charles Deveaux and Harry Fletcher.
- Per CBR's Oct. 6, 2008 Behind the Eclipse Q&A, Carlos is Isaac Mendez's father.
- In a question and answer session, writers Joe Pokaski and Aron Coleite said that Carlos was not on Adam's "deceased list".
- In the episode Four Months Later..., Bob said, "The Company was formed thirty years ago with a group of like-minded individuals, ordinary men and women who were gifted with extraordinary powers." Carlos was one of these founders. However, the nature of him having an ability or not remains unconfirmed.
- For other uses of Mendez, see Mendez (disambig).
Please refer to Theory:Carlos Mendez for fan-created theories and other speculation.