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The Leopard (Superman enemy) (DC Comics)


Sam Kennedy

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Sam Kennedy
  • Marital Status: Presumed single
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile

Powers and Abilities

Not really.


Sam Kennedy, publicist for a circus, decided to steal the circus animals, using them as a distraction while his gang would commit robberies in the vicinity. He also stole animals from the zoo, leading the police to suspect ex-zookeeper Zeb Harmon, whose escape from the police made him seem even more guilty.

The Leopard’s actions brought him into conflict with Superman and Herman the Heroic, who discovered his true identity, defeated him, and revealed his identity to the public. All of this took place in Superman #20, published in 1942.


He wears a leopard mask as well as a green suit and a green tie.


“Good. Now let me handle the beast !”

DC Universe History

Since he wears a cat mask, much like Batman’s foe the Cat (later called Catwoman), he is clearly a cat avatar, bringing him into conflict with Hawkman. He narrowly avoided training under Wildcat and dived out a window to avoid becoming Robin on at least two occasions.

He has never met the Doom Patrol and has had no romances (tragic or otherwise) with other DC characters. No, there’s not a FAQ.

[Worgmeister’s note : those were all private jokes from the mailing list back when this was written.).


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The Leopard

Dex: 03 Str: 02 Bod: 02 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 05 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Circus Publicist
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 003
Init: 012 HP: 015

Skills: Animal Handling: 02

By Sean MacDonald

Source of Character: DC Comics

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