Villains & Vigilantes: Most Wanted
Bandit - Champion Race car driver Bonn "The Bandit" Andromarkin lost his competitive edge after a terrible accident forced him into temporary retirement while he underwent experimental bionic therapy to regain the use of his legs. Desperate to get his edge back, he used his wealth to upgrade his bionic leg braces and crash suit so that he could become a superfast supervillain, making up for his lack of 'speed tricks' with a pair of high accuracy wrist blasters.
Beekeeper - Lee Sancez was a Mexican boxer turned Actor whose career was ruined after he was caught with several bags of cocaine and unregistered firearms, destroying his career, and soon found himself as a security guard for an ARGENT research centre, where he eventually stole a bioelectric suit that could allow him to fly, shoot blasts of electricity, and control insects
Boogeyman - a brilliant Optomologist, Jack O'leary's life changed forever when a prototype surgical chemical laser overloaded and exploded, dousing him with burning chemicals which destroyed his face and left him with powers over light and flame. A vain man, Jack was driven mad, and becae the halloween themed Boogeyman
Buzzard - a corrupt narcotics detective, Vinny cooper confiscated some supervillain equipment when his underlings (just as corrupt as him) busted up a Bluff lab, most notably a personal flight harness. now, as the Buzzard, vinny picks the bones of the police and underworld alike all the easier
Crossfire - a professional mercenary with a fondness for the crossbow, Christina Friday's hand was destroyed while on mission in Africa, to wich she simply tied her preferred weapon to the stump so she could complete her mission. Since then, she's upgraded to a more high tech crossbow-hand prothetic, and operates worldwide as a pitiless and relentless assassin, and is frequently hired as the Sagittarius of zodiac themed supercriminal teamsa
Dragonhand - Daniel Han was a cheap shanghai thug who lucked into stealing a Dragon's tooth necklace from an old alchemist's curio shop (after beating the old man half to death), which granted him superhuman martial arts ability but at the cost of drinking human blood once a day to fuel his powers
Ebony Angel - forensic scientist Erica Knight's life came crashing down when her brother was murdered by the Buzzard's hired goons, and when she tried to dig up evidence on their bss in revenge, she was given a lethal overdose of bluff, which not only awoke her latent psionic powers, but left her incredibly paranoid,unable to trust any authority figures. now as the Ebony Angel, she's a lawless anarchist, tearing down what she regards as a hopelessly incurable corruption that is the status quo
Jaws - A sharklike young metaman, Jaws is a creature after his namesake, having lived amongst man-eating sharks for as long as he can remember... that is, until he was caught and studied in a lab before he managed to escape into the seaand began his reign of terror along the coast
Leo - President Doctor Leopold Linus III is an african metaman of herculean stregth and toughness, who rose from being a mere soldier to President for life.. until his rule was overthrown by The Radical and his country was swallowed up by Lugendu. Since then, Leo has been trying to find allies in the criminal underworld to retake his country, and is often in the company of zodiac themed gangs
Madame Frigia - a brilliant biologist with a specialty in cryogenics, Francine Curry was a women who seemingly had it all, then lost it, and after one bad day just snapped, designing a suit to manipulate extreme cold to begin a life of crime and take revenge on all her enemies, people she KNEW had slighted her or were responsible for all the bad that had happeed to her
Marutukku - Theology student Scott Parkerton is no more. not after he came upon a copy of the Book of Vile Darkness and read it cover to cover, turning him into a loyal vassal of the Great Old Ones, who weilds profane magics in their name, and shares the overwhelming arrogance of his terrible masters
Mirage Meryl Jordan is a woman whose life was destroyed by POroject Icarus, who used her in experiments using drugs to activate and control metaman powers, in her case, to create illusions so lifelike that they could leave lasting psychosomatic harm and injury, which she demonstrated upon her tormentors with gusto. addicted to the drug and needing it to keep her powers from overwhelming her, Mirage works for several drug kingpins in the hope they can recreate it
Mother Superior - an archeologt, Margaret Mary Stevenson claims she was chosen by god himself to take up the mantle and mission of the great Crusaders to stamp out the wickedness of the world, donning the scared armor, sheild and armament surely left to her by her predecessors. So self righteuous in her cause', mother superior is just as hypocritical as the crusaders themselves, looting and pillaging in order to support her crusade. and to this day, the mere thought of this bargainer brings a smile to Mr. Hoppy's face.
Motivator - an unimaginably brilliant, cruel and powerful Telepath, the Motivator is an alternate reality version of Caitlin "Mindbender" White, who fled to Earth-409 after her universe was ravaged by Tyrannon the Conqueror. Much like Mindbender, Motivator is incredibly curious about the nature of metamen, and has been doing her own diabolical 'research' into origin events. She's also smart enough to recognize one of them has got to go, and she'd rather it be mindbender than herself
Mountain Man - Angus Mcallum was never the nicest of men, even by the standards of the American wilderness of 1779. and he only got worse after he came across an omlevex meteor that turned the ornery mountain man into a mighty man-mountain. soon after trappedin a stateof suspended animation, the Mountain Man awoke into the modern day, and he DOES NOT like what he sees, particularly the destruction of his beloved wilderness and forests
Mystico - a powerful voudoun sorceror, Mandrake hayes rsisted the temptations of his power to become a doctor and healer in Vibora bay, until his best freind Reg was wroongfully accused and shot dead by the police. turning to the bottle in despair, Hayes brought reg back as a zombie through subconscious will alone, and when zombies start following you around, you can pretty much kiss your career goodbye. Hayes, Or Mystico as he's come to be called, has since turned to supercrime to support his habits of drugs and drinking, and also out of boredom
Nightmare an albino who suffered a lifetime of abuse and fear, Nigel Williamson went completely mad the day he became a fear gestalt, able to manipulate darkness, drive people to abslute terror, cast illusions of their greatest fears and teleport (to be as memorable yet fleeting as your worst nightmares). the only remaining humanity to Nigel is his love of movies, and as such is a huge fan of the Silver Scream, and a frequent partner in crime of Scream Queen
Od - a street punk and urban tagger, Omar Drekman was thrown under the bus by his fellow gangbangers when they locked him in the back of the truck they'd failed to steal, leaving him for the cops. Unfortunately, said truck was carrying several unsecured and leaking drums of toxic waste, not only turning omar into a hideously deformed creature of superhuman size and strength, but the power to shape matter and broadcast illusions befitting his now warped aesthetic tastes and mad artistic genius
Psiphon - a horribly deformed Joker-ace whose head is warped by an oversized brain, Cyril Wembler discovered after his yuppie parents abandoned him that he could drain the mental energies of others, learning not only their secrets, but after being picked up by Mind Inc./PSI, that he could also steal the psionic powers of other telepaths as well.
Samhain - an immortal, superstrong brute, Samhain was the result of a Pact coven's experiments to create their own Slasher rather than to petition Hades. assuch, Samhain lacks the obssessive need to hunt and kill, but on the downside, is the seemingly loyal enforcer of whichever dark wizard he's been loaned out to. that said, Samhain has some elements of personality, sometimes murdering his would be masters than obeying their orders
Shadowjack - Jack Shelton was a theoretical physics grad student whose experiments in 'light trapping' tore open a portal into the Schattenwelt itself, enabling him to become a living shadow himself at will (but requiing his original , amulet-sized device as a focus). now called Shadowjack, he's gleefully taken to a life of crime, slowly being driven mad by his powers
Simon Shrew, The Assassin Extraordinaire - the assumed name of a renegade AEGIS deep cover operative and master of disguise, before becoming a mercenary spy and assassin. his major failing however is that he is incredibly manic, unable to resist toying with his targets via impromtu deathtraps and 'near accidents' before finally moving in for the ill while disguised as one of their closest freinds
Snow Man - blind from birth, Sidney Harris's lifetime of resentment over his handicap led him to steal first a set of experimental sonar 'goggles' which allow him to 'see', followed moments later by experimental cryogenics tech, which he used to become the Australian supercrook, Snow Man
Spyder - an unpopular college professor, Daryl gardner suffered a psychotic break when his campus was hit during the Freshmen Terror event, and he became aspider-powered Ace. this. combined with his bitterness and surprising skill for martial arts, led him to be recruited into Gene Nation
Stigmata - another product of Project Icarus, John Harker was dying of a terminal illness when he was offered the chance to become a full conversion cyborg, his brain transplanted into a robot body. unfortunately, the sight of seeing his fearsome, draconic gargoyle chassis drove him completely insane, to the point where after killing his benefactors and escaping, now beleives himself to be vampire
Tank Gunner - Leo McAlister was 5th generation military, and a complete washout, who not only failed miltary academy, but couldn't even handle the responsibilities of being a lowly private. Snapping from the strain, Leo broke out as a soldier Gestalt, being able to summon to hand not only a knife, pistol, grenade or assault rifle, but a phantom tank which responds to his mental commands. sensing some use in this moron, he was quickly snatched up by the Sons of the Serpent
Tengu - Kagesuki Tashimi was a theif and smuggler who had the misfortune to unintentionally steal from the Black Hand in the middle of a job, when he found the secret scroll hidden within the priceless tengu statue he was transporting, which upon being read gave him the wings and magic of the tengus themselves, but burned awy in his hands. seeking safety, he's fled to america and made the jump to supercrime
Trickshot - Roy Alexander was a carny with too much skill and too much greed, using his trick shooting skills as a stickup artist and bank robber until he got caught, and was recruited by the International crime league who gave him his costume and trick bullets, and broke up before he had to swear any loyalty to a particular boss. now as Trickshot, he continues his life of carnivals and crime across the american southwest
Vibron & Vindicator - Jeff Mathers was a comic book geek whose breakout left him with superstrength and a mastery of vibration. Madge Eagleton was a professional Mercenerary until her incompetant employers exposed her to the wild card virus which left her with superhuman speed but ravaged her health. not long after, she met up with the newly dubbed Vibron as he was becoming a supervillain (heroics being too much like work), and the two hit it off, with him giving her the supranym vindicator, and stealing a laser pistol for her
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