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Stinger (X-Factor enemy) (Marvel Comics)


Wendy Sherman

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


  • Real Name: Wendy Sherman
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Former member of the Alliance of Evil
  • Base Of Operations: Los Angeles
  • Height: 5’4” Weight: 110 lbs
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Bleached white and pink (possibly blonde when not dyed or bleached)

Powers and Abilities

Stinger can generate bolts of lightning from her hands, “stinging” opponents by electrocuting them. She’s the only member of the team to have a ranged attack, unless you count the occasional car-throwing from the superstrong members.


Stinger was one of the mutants who were assembled as the Alliance of Evil to serve Apocalypse against X-Factor. Nothing is known of her life before that, and she hasn’t been seen since.

Since all the other members of the Alliance seemed to be mercenaries, it is possible she was, too — though given her general behaviour and maturity, this possibility seems to be a little… well, far out. She was part of the version of the Alliance that worked as mercs for A.I.M., though.

One assume that, were she to appear again, her outfit and vocabulary will have evolved to match the current Valley girl culture.


Obviously, the Fashion Thing did not rampage solely in the DCU after Sandman was taken prisoner.


Stinger is a strung-out, spacey Valley girl who at that time was feverishly addicted to Michael Nowlan’s power – which may point to an history of substance addiction. She’s attracted toward good-looking guys such as the Angel, even in the middle of a fight, and seemed loyal to Frenzy.


“Without [Nowlan’s] power, the withdrawal will begin soon ! That’s a big-time drag I can’t handle again !”

“Oh — Tower ! You didn’t have to hurt ’im ! You can be such a total zero sometimes.”

“Boy — this ice guy is a humongous downer.”

“So, like, what’re you doing slumming with these losers, Beastie Boy ?”

(Obeying an order from Frenzy) “Gotcha, boss-lady !” (ZZAAKK !)

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Dex: 03 Str: 02 Bod: 03 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 03 Wil: 02 Min: 03 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 03 Aur: 02 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 009 HP: 015

Powers: Lightning: 06

Skills: Accuracy (Lightning): 05

Advantages: None demonstrated

Connections: Alliance of Evil (Low)

Drawbacks: MIA to using Valley vocabulary and phrases, Mistrust (Mutant)


When receiving a boost from Michael Nowlan’s power-enhancing mutant ability, Stinger had her Lighting Power reach 10 APs.

By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Marvel Universe

Helper(s): Gareth Lewis

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