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K-9 (Hostess Comics)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

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Well, he’s got this dog whistle, see, and any dog that hears it will have to, like, follow him.


He appeared in “Batman in ’The K-9 Caper !‘”, an ad which ran in DC Comics Presents #43, and other issues as well, I’m sure. Trouble begins at the Gotham City Dog Show. All the dogs are running wild. K-9 plans to ransom back all these precious pooches.

Batman arrives and realizes that “the show will be a dog-gone disaster unless I can stop K-9…” The only way that he can think to stop K-9 is to give him some Twinkies. “Rorwwff !” K-9 replies. He stops, removes his hood, and begins to eat the Twinkies as Batman takes away the whistle and leads K-9 to a waiting police car.

Commisioner Gordon comments, “Great work, Batman ! You saved the show !” Batman replies, “Just don’t ask me to run for dog-catcher, commissioner !”


He wears an orange dog costume that looks home-made. I mean, it’s really pretty silly. It’s a loose-fitting orange bodysuit with “paws”. The head is a separate piece, which can be removed.

Underneath the dog mask, K-9 has short dark hair.


He’s a crook. He steals stuff. What more do you need to know ?


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Dex: 06 Str: 04 Bod: 04
Int: 06 Wil: 05 Min: 06
Inf: 04 Aur: 04 Spi: 04
Init: 016 HP: 025

Drawbacks: CIA (Hostess Twinkies), SIA (Committing dog-related crimes)

Equipment: Dog Whistle [BODY 04, Animal Control: 11, Speak with Animals: 02, Limitations: Animal powers only work on dogs and can only be used to cause animals to follow the sound of the whistle.]

By Sean MacDonald

Source of Character: The DC Universe Hostess Villains

Helper(s): Andy Nystrom, Dave Oakes, Mark Ayen, JD

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