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  • 8/2/2019 Hostess Villains Revised

    1/12Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Fanbook

    A Selection of Delightfully Cheesy Villainsas Seen in the Hostess Comicbook Ads of the 1970s and 80s

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    A Word From the AuthorMy obsession with superhero comicbooks began in 1978, after reading my fathers assortment

    of Marvel titles that he had collected throughout the 1960s and early 70s. Before long, I was

    peddling my trusty bicycle to all the local stores that carried comics in an effort to start my own

    collection. Spider-Man, The Avengers, Team-Up, The Fantastic Four, Captain America, Daredevil

    The Defenders no Marvel comic was safe from my grubby little paws.

    I pored over each issue I bought, carefully examining every single page within. Even the ads -- orperhaps especially the ads. Ads for cereal, ads for action gures, ads for candy and ads for

    Hostess snack cakes. Ads for snack cakes? Ads for snack cakes that featured my favorite heroes?

    Sign me the heck up! I loved seeing my favorite heroes save the day. I loved seeing the various

    types of delicious treats. I loved the whiz-bang fun of the whole thing. But most of all, I loved those

    silly, over the top villains that were inevitably felled by their addiction to snack cakes.

    Thus began my love affair with the old one-page Hostess advertisements; a love affair that lasts

    to this very day, more than three decades later. Since that time, I have statted many of the villains

    up for various role-playing games and have even created customized Heroclix gures for a few of

    them. For whatever reason, I fear Im stuck with this irrational fondness of these baddies for the

    rest of my life. Ah, hell, who am I kidding? I hope Im stuck with it.

    In closing, I would like to thank Patrick Sullivan, Stephen Shepherd and Greg Kirkpatrick, who

    created all new artwork for this product without even asking for so much as a single penny. They

    are class acts of the highest order.

    I hope you enjoy the results of our work!

    ---- Cynthia Celeste Miller

    About This FanbookPresented here are MHRP write-ups for nineteen villains that have appeared in the Hostess ads.

    Most of them were never seen again, though one (Icemaster) later appeared in The Thunderbolts

    albeit briey. A handful of them made a cameo appearance in The Fin Fang Four Return, where

    they are depicted as still being in prison. It is from this issue that many of their real names were

    revealed.

    The original ads can all be found online. The two best sources are www.seanbaby.com and www

    tomheroes.com. I encourage you to read as many of them as possible, not just because it wil

    provide some insight on the villains found in this book, but also because theyre just a ton of fun.

    Finally, I want to stress the fact that this is NOT an ofcial product from Margaret Weis Productions

    or Marvel Comics. It is simply a free fan-made product intended to offer Watchers and players

    something a little different for their games ofMarvel Heroic Roleplaying.

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    Absent-Minded MacAbsent-Minded Mac

    Quick Bio

    All it takes is one look to realizethat Absent-Minded Mac isnt ex-actly right in the head -- fromthe crazed look in his eyes to theridiculous scissor spoon appara-tus he attacks his enemies with.

    In addition to whatever mentalillnesses plaguehim, ol Maclives up to hisabsent-mind-ed moniker inspades. Thisfact infuriateshim to the pointthat he has be-come obsessedwith makingothers as daftas he is, via a

    massive net thatcovers entireneighborhoodsand makes any-one beneath itforgetful.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Forgetful

    Insane Inventor

    Old Man

    Power SetsFORGET-ME-NET Enhanced Durability Mind ControlSFX:Area. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die for eachadditional target. Limit:Forgetfulness. Forget-Me-Net can only be used to maketargets become temporarily forgetful and disoriented. Limit:Gear. Shut down Forget-Me-Net and step up or add D6 tothe doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    SCISSOR-SPOONS Weapon Limit: Gear. Shut down Scissor-Spoons and step up or add D6 to

    the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Tech Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk in -- Forget-Me-Net (1977) Art: Patrick Su

    Big MouthBig Mouth

    Quick Bio

    Big Mouth is a large disembodiedmouth with two vestigial hands.It can y or hover in mid-air,chomping away at anything in hispath, organic and inorganic alike.It doesnt matter. If its there, thisdopey critter can bite the hellout of it. Big Mouth is quite sen-tient, but his level of intelligenceis questionable, as evidencedby his manner of speech (You

    goofed! Youg o o f e d !

    Capt. Mar-vel is a biggoof!). Itsa cinch thatthe beingisnt exact-ly StevenHawking.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    All Mouth

    Slippery

    Power Sets

    DISEMBODIED MOUTH Toothy Bite Enhanced Durability

    FlightSFX:Area Attack. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die foreach additional target.

    SFX:Extradimensional Gullet. If a character suffers physical trau-ma as a result of Toothy Bite, the Watcher may spend a die fromthe doom pool to have the character swallowed and transported toa pocket dimension. Limit:Repercussions. Both 1 and 2 on your dice count as oppor-tunities when using a Disembodied Mouth power.

    Specialties

    Menace Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: Captain Marvel in -- Hes All Mouth (1977) Art: Patrick Su

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    ChairmanChairman

    Quick Bio

    The Chairman is an odd fellow,to say the very least. He wieldsa gun that morphs people intochairs, he commits crimes involv-ing chairs and he constantly hurlschair puns at anyone wholl lis-ten. In other words, its a safe betthat hes obsessed with chairs.Despite this weirdness, Chair-man can be quite dangerous. Infact, the only thing that savedSpider-Man from his wrath is thattwo kids clogged up the barrel ofhis gun with snack cakes, caus-ing it to misre and turn him into

    a chair.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    BuddyTeam

    Distinctions

    Youre in the Hotseat Now!

    Furniture ThiefArrogant Dandy

    Power Sets

    CHAIR GUN Transmutation SFX: Wide Spray. Step up or double a Transmutation die againsta single target. Remove the highest rolling die and add three dicefor your total. Limit:Gear. Shut down Chair Gun and step up or add D6 to thedoom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Limit: Living Matters. Transmutation only affects organic substances. Limit:Chairs Only. Transmutation can only turn targets intostraight-backed chairs; transformed targets can still speak.

    Specialties

    Crime Expert

    Real Name: Windsor Glastonbury

    First Appearance: Spider-Man vs. The Chairman (1977) Art: Greg Kirkp

    Blow DryerBlow Dryer

    Quick Bio

    This beehived beauty is a triedand true criminal, but her mostheinous crime may very well beher atrocious hairstyle. It reallyis that bad. She wields an over-sized hair dryer capable of ring

    a concentrated blast of air pow-erful enough to nearly extinguishthe Human Torchs ames. Still,she was no match for the powerof Hostess cupcakes.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Nutty Hair-Do

    Jewel Robber

    Power SetsSUPERSONIC HAIR DRYER Hot Air Blast SFX: High Setting. Step up or double Heat Blast for one action.If the action fails, add a die to the doom pool equal to the normalrating of your power die. Limit: Gear. Shut down Supersonic Hair Dryer and step up or addD6 to the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert Crime Expert

    Menace Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: The Human Torch in -- Blown About (1980) Art: Greg Kirkp

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    Demolition DerbyDemolition Derby

    Quick Bio

    Demolition Derby isnt a physicalspecimen, nor is he imbued withastonishing super powers. Buthe does have a hat that he canthrow. And throw it, he does. Tobe fair, the hat isnt an ordinary

    hat, but one specially designedto cause serious bludgeoningdamage to whomever or whatev-er gets whapped by it includingbrick walls. It also helps that De-molition Derby is very skilled athurling the darn thing.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Jewel Thief

    Gloats A Lot

    Power Sets

    THROWING DERBY Enhanced Durability Weapon SFX:Area Attack. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die foreach additional target. SFX:Ricochet. Step up or double Weapon die against a single tar-get. Remove highest-rolling die and add an additional die to your total. Limit: Gear. Shut down Throwing Derby and step up or add D6 tothe doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert Crime Expert

    Real Name: Basil Mendelsohn

    First Appearance: Spider-Man and the Demolition Derby (1979) Art: Greg Kirkp

    Home WreckerHome Wrecker

    Quick Bio

    While the Home Wreckers back-

    ground and motivations are com-plete mysteries, one thing is forcertain: this big, muscle-headed

    palooka lovesto see thatbig black balltake its tollof walls. Heutilizes heavym a c h i n e r y(primarily awrecking ballcrane) to de-molish build-

    ings, appar-ently just forthe sake ofcausing totaldestruct ion.Beyond that,the guys a to-tal enigma.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Destructive

    Stout Physique

    Power Sets

    WRECKING BALL CRANE Enhanced Durability Wrecking Ball Strike Limit: Gear.Shut down Wrecking Ball Crane and step up or addD6 to the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert Vehicle Expert

    Real Name: Matthew Mitchell

    First Appearance: Spider-Man Meets the Home Wrecker (1978) Art: Stephen She

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    HotshotHotshot

    Quick Bio

    Hotshot is a costumed reball-slinging miscreant who has ap-parently plagued Spider-Manenough to be considered hisold enemy. He wears a fancy-schmancy costume, but he looks

    more impressive than he actu-ally is. Unlike many ame-basedsuperhumans, the only feat Hot-shot is capable of is generatingreballs and throwing them at hisenemies. No ame control, noame body, no novablast justsimple reballs.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    All Fired Up

    Good Aim

    Power Sets

    FLAME HURLING Flame Blast SFX:Area Attack. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die foreach additional target. Limit:Extinguished. Shut down Flame-Hurling and step up or gaind6 to the doom pool. Activate an opportunity to recover.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert Crime Expert

    Real Name: Abraham James

    First Appearance: Spider-Man in -- Hotshot on the Block (1979) Art: Greg Kirkpa

    The Human ComputerThe Human Computer

    Quick Bio

    Despite his rather misleading

    moniker, the Human Computer isnot a computer at all. Hes just aguy in high-tech armor -- a fact hetries to hide. The armor itself isquite impressive though. Not onlydoes it offer him physical protec-

    tion andbolstereds t rength ,it also hadthe capa-bility tomake allthe com-

    p u t e r sacross thecity mal-f u n c t i o nto variousdegrees.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Programmed to Love Snack Cakes

    Ambitious Super-Genius

    Ive Got Your Number

    Power Sets

    COMPUTER-LIKE ARMOR Laser Pistol Technology Control

    Enhanced Strength Superhuman Durability SFX:Power Allocation. Step up or double any Computer-Like Ar-mor power for one action. If the action fails, add a die to the doompool equal to the normal rating of your power die. Limit:Gear. Shut down Computer-Like Armor and step up or add

    D6 to the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Tech Expert

    Real Name: Conrad Turing

    First Appearance: Spider-Man Vs. the Human Computer (1981) Art: Stephen Shep

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    IcemasterIcemaster

    Quick Bio

    The Icemaster has complete control

    over ice and is even capable of gen-

    erating it from his own body. From an

    offensive standpoint, he can turn his

    limbs into ice weapons (most notablya spiked mace) and shoot ice and

    c o l d - b a s e d

    p r o j e c t i l e s

    from afar. On

    the defensive

    side of thing,

    he can gener-

    ate walls of

    ice to block

    incoming at-

    tacks. His skin

    is also harm-

    fully frigid to

    the touch; itssaid to be life-

    stealing cold.

    As a side

    note, Icemas-

    ter is one of

    the few Host-

    ess villains to

    appear in a

    full comicbook

    story.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Ambitious Schemer

    Heart of Ice

    Power Sets

    ICE COMMAND Ice Blast Ice Wall

    Ice Control Mastery Shapeshifting SFX: Area Attack. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die foreach additional target. SFX:Ice Constructs. Add a d6 and step up your effect die by +1when using Ice Generation/Manipulation powers to create assets. SFX:Ice Weapon Creation. Add a d6 to your dice pool for anattack action and step back the highest die in pool by 1. Step upphysical stress inicted by +1.

    SFX:Frigid Skin. On a successful reaction against a physical at-tack action, inict physical stress with your effect die at no doom diecost or step it up +1 for 1 doom die. Limit:Heat Vulnerability.Add a D6 to the doom pool and step upphysical stress by +1 when attack is heat or re-based. Limit: Limbs Only. Shapeshifting can only be used to alter Ice-masters arms or legs.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert Menace Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: The Human Torch in -- The Icemaster Cometh (1979) Art: Stephen Shep

    The Hungry BattleaxeThe Hungry Battleaxe

    Quick Bio

    Battleaxe is a smalltime criminalwith ambitions that often surpasshis ability to fulll them. That is,he typically bites off more thanhe can chew. Nevertheless, heis a formidable foe, thanks to his

    battleaxe and high-tech armorthat has been fashioned to looklike medieval plate mail. The lat-ter heightens his strength sig-nicantly, allowing him to breakthrough concrete walls and simi-lar structures with a single swipeof his axe.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Out of My Way!

    Belligerent

    Power SetsHIGH-TECH KNIGHT GEAR Battleaxe Enhanced Durability

    Superhuman Strength SFX:Berserk. Add a die from the doom pool to one or more attackactions. Step up doom pool die by +1 for each action; return it todoom pool when done Limit:Gear. Shut down High-Tech Knight Gear and step up oradd D6 to the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Combat Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: Iron Man in -- The Hungry Battleaxe (1979) Art: Greg Kirkp

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    June JitsuiJune Jitsui

    Quick Bio

    June Jitsui is a gorgeous but evilmaster of karate, kung fu and oth-er martial arts. She tends to bequiet and focused while in com-bat, as she has to maintain herconcentration in order to channel

    her chi into devastating attacks.Her chi mastery and martial artsabilities enabled her to nearlydefeat Spider-Man until he dis-tracted her with Twinkies.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Aggressive Combatant

    Focused

    Power Sets

    MISTRESS OF CHI Enhanced Reexes Enhanced Stamina

    Speed Leaping SFX:Chi-Strike. Add a D6 to your dice pool for an attack actionand step back the highest die in the pool by 1. Step up physicalstress inicted by +1. SFX:Focus. If a pool includes a Mistress of Chi power, you mayreplace two dice of equal size with one die +1 step higher. Limit:Conscious Activation. While stressed out, asleep or uncon-scious, shut down Mistress of Chi. Recover Mistress of Chi whenyou recover that stress or wake up. If you take mental trauma, shutdown Mistress of Chi until you recover that trauma.

    Specialties

    Acrobatic Expert Combat Expert

    Real Name: June Hayashi

    First Appearance: Spider-Man Meets June Jitsui (1980) Art: Greg Kirkp

    Legal EagleLegal Eagle

    Quick Bio

    Smarmy lawyer Ralph G. Fake cantransform himself into a wingedgriffon-like creature with sharpclaws all the better to aid him inhis quest to sabotage, destroy ortake over the United States gov-ernment. He wants power on alarge scale and will stop at noth-ing to obtain it. Fortunately, hissole attempt to do so was thwart-ed by Spider-Man with the helpof Hostess cup cakes.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Criminal Lawyer

    Griffon-Like Body

    Power Sets

    BESTIAL TRANSFORMATIONTalon-Like Claws Enhanced DurabilityFlight

    SFX:Rend. Add a D6 to your dice pool for an attack action andstep back the highest die in the pool by 1. Step up physical stress

    inicted by +1. Limit: Conscious Activation. While stressed out, asleep or uncon-scious, shut down Bestial Transformation. Recover Bestial Transfor-mation when you recover that stress or wake up. If you take emo-tional trauma, shut down Bestial Transformation until you recoverthat trauma.

    Specialties

    Crime Expert Psych Expert

    Real Name: Ralph G. Fake

    First Appearance: Spider-Man in -- Legal Eagle (1977) Art: Stephen Shep

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    Madam WebMadam Web

    Quick Bio

    Madam Web is a romantic atheart... but rejection doesnt sitwell with her and shell go togreat lengths to get revenge onthose who spurn her. For ex-ample, when Spider-Man toldher to go take a hike (probably inmuch nicer words), she hatchedan elaborate scheme to ruin hisreputation and his good-standingwith the law. In short, shes acrazy stalker type. Not exactlythe sort of girl youd want to takehome to meet your mother.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Falls in Love Easily

    Cant Handle Rejection

    Power Sets

    WEB CREATIONGodlike Durability Enhanced Stickiness Strength

    SFX:Constructs. Add a D6 to your dice pool and step up your ef-fect die +1 when using Web Creation to create assets. SFX: Big-Ass Web. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die for

    each additional target. Limit: Hopeless Romantic. Add d6 to the doom pool when youstep up stress or complications caused by romantic-based manipu-lation.

    Specialties

    Acrobatic Expert

    Real Name: Unknown (Secret)

    First Appearance: Spider-Man And Madam Web (1977) Art: Greg Kirkp

    The Living BuildingThe Living Building

    Quick Bio

    Very little is known about the construct thepress has dubbed The Living Building.We know that it claims to be programmedto destroy, though the programmer re-mains a mystery. We also know that its

    capable ofcausing a mas-

    sive chunk ofproperty dam-age. And lastly,we know thatit looks ab-surd. I mean,come on! Whydoes it looklike a building?What, is it sup-posed to blendin with nearbybuildings? Didthe inventorhonestly thinknobody wouldnotice the dif-

    ference?

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Lumbering Giant Robot

    Programmed to Destroy

    Relentless

    Power Sets

    BUILDING-LIKE ROBOTSuperhuman Durability Godlike Strength

    SFX:Invulnerable. Spend 1 doom die to ignore physical stress ortrauma unless caused by vibratory attacks. SFX:Immunity. Spend 1 doom die to ignore stress, trauma orcomplications from poison, disease or mental attacks. Limit: Huge. Cant attack anyone smaller than a child, cant t innarrow spaces and other such problems. Turn a Building-ShapedRobot power into a complication and add d6 doom. Spend d6 doomto recover.

    Specialties

    Menace Master

    Real Name: Not Applicable

    First Appearance: The Thing in -- Sunday Punch (1977) Art: Stephen Shep

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    Monotony ManMonotony Man

    Quick Bio

    Some people are just no fun to be

    around. They grumble, they nay-say

    and they incessantly rain on parades.

    The man known as

    Monotony Man has

    always been one of

    those people. Hisconstant negativity

    led others to reject

    him at every turn.

    Needless to say,

    this rejection didnt

    sit well with him and

    when he discovered

    that he possessed

    the ability to emit

    a blue-gray energy

    from his hands that

    could put anyone

    nearby in a nega-

    tive state of mind,he decided to exact

    revenge.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Party Pooper

    Vengeful

    Grayscale Skin

    Power Sets

    NEGATIVITY EMISSION Mind Control SFX:Area. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die for eachadditional target. Limit:Downer. Negativity Emission can only be used to instillboredom and feelings of negativity in targets. Limit:Conscious Activation. While stressed out, asleep or un-conscious, shut down Negativity Emission. Recover NegativityEmission when you recover that stress or wake up. If you take emo-tional trauma, shut down Negativity Emission until you recover thattrauma.

    Specialties

    Psych Expert

    Real Name: Unrevealed (Secret)

    First Appearance: Iron Man in -- A Dull Pain (1977) Art: Patrick Su

    PhotomanPhotoman

    Quick Bio

    Photoman is a photographer whouses a special camera to immo-bilize his subjects so that he cansnatch their valuables. No, really.Thats what he does. That andhe wears a doofy brown hat that

    makes him looklike a Hee-Hawreject. His moti-vation appears tobe simple greed,though he mayhave a deeper,more meaning-

    ful psychologicalreason for doingwhat he does.Nah, its prob-ably just greed.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Photographer

    Gullible

    Power Sets

    IMMOBILIZATION CAMERAMind Control

    SFX:Area. Add a d6 and keep an additional effect die for eachadditional target. Limit:Freeze Frame. Mind Control can only be used to make

    targets freeze in place. Limit:Say Cheese. Targets must look into the camera for MindControl to work. Limit: Gear. Shut down Immobilization Camera and step up oradd D6 to the doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Crime Expert Tech Expert

    Real Name: Vincent Charles

    First Appearance: Spider-Man Puts Himself in the Picture (1978) Art: Patrick Su

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    The Ricochet MonsterThe Ricochet Monster

    Quick Bio

    Always at the beck and call of hismalevolent masters from the outergalaxy (whoever the hell they are),the Ricochet Monster is a force to bereckoned with. He is practically invul-nerable to physical harm as long ashe can maintain his concentration.Beyond that, he can even reectranged attacks back at his attacker(hence his name) and he possesses

    i m m e n s es t r e n g t htoo. Thiseight-foot

    tall crea-ture hasno motiva-tions of hisown; he ismerely car-ries out theorders ofhis afore-mentionedmasters.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Nearly-Mindless Brute

    Relentless

    Power Sets

    INTERSTELLAR CREATUREGodlike Durability Superhuman StaminaSuperhuman Strength Interstellar Flight

    SFX: Right Back At You. On a reaction against a physical attack action,inict physical stress with you effect die at no cost. Spend 1 doom die to

    step it up by +1. SFX:Immunity. Spend 1 doom die to ignore stress, trauma or complica-tions from ranged physical or energy attacks. SFX: Space-Worthy. Can survive in outer space unaided. Limit:Conscious Activation. While stressed out, asleep or unconscious,shut down Interstellar Creature. Recover Interstellar Creature when yourecover that stress or wake up. If you take emotional trauma, shut downInterstellar Creature until you recover that trauma.

    Specialties

    Menace Expert

    Real Name: Not Applicable

    First Appearance: Thor Meets the Ricochet Monster (1980) Art: Patrick Su

    Printout ManPrintout Man

    Quick Bio

    The criminal mastermind knownas Printout Man possessesno powers to speak of, but hemakes up for that with his madcomputers that he has installed

    in various hid-

    ing placest h r o u g h o u tManha t t an .These com-puters actrive-ly jam up othercomputer sys-tems, makingthem malfunc-tion in numer-ous ways andcreate chaosin general.

    Affiliations

    Solo

    Buddy

    Team

    Distinctions

    Snack Cake Addict

    Youll Never Catch Me!

    Scheming Hacker

    Power Sets

    MAD COMPUTERSTechnology Control

    Limit: Computers Only. Technology Control only works on com-puter systems. Limit: Gear. Shut down Mad Computers and step up or add D6 tothe doom pool. Spend D6 from doom pool to recover.

    Specialties

    Business Expert Covert ExpertCrime Expert Tech Expert

    Real Name: Windsor Babbage

    First Appearance: Spider-Man in -- Break the Bank (1977) Art: Patrick Su

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    Roller Disco DevilsRoller Disco Devils

    Quick Bio

    This gaudily dressedstreet gang takesover neighborhoods,terrorizing the resi-dents by zippingaround on rollerskates while blasting

    loud, obnoxious dis-co music over theirgigantic boom box-es. Did we mentionthat theyre gaudilydressed?

    Affiliations

    Team

    Distinctions

    Hooligans

    Terrible Fashion Sense

    Loud Boom Boxes

    Power Sets

    MOB TRAITSRoller Skates Grab Swarm

    SFX:Area Attack. Target multiple opponents. For every additionaltarget, add d6 and keep +1 effect die. Limit: Mob Cohesion. Defeat team dice (with d8 stress) to reducemob.

    First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk vs. The Roller Disco Devils (1980) Art: Stephen Shep