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Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt) from Marvel Comics

Taurus

(Cornelius van Lunt)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Cornelius van Lunt a.k.a. Taurus is the evil businessman type, combined with an astrology-themed conspiracy that has bedevilled the Avengers and others forever and some odd connections. He appeared in 1970, and certainly feels like it.

Van Lunt is particularly handy as a “big bad” for beginning super-heroes. He has the resources and contacts, he could trivially run a new version of the Zodiac conspiracy tailored to the Player Characters , he’s an archetype you could easily customise, there’s ample precedent of him bringing improbable assets to the fight…

This profile contains S P O I L E R S for the Secret Warriors series, which are fairly recent at the time of this writing.


Background

  • Real Name: Cornelius van Lunt
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: Former leader of his version of the Zodiac, former member of the Great Wheel
  • Base Of Operations: New York City
  • Height: 6’2” Weight: 260 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Black (balding)


Powers & Abilities

Cornelius van Lunt is a large, powerfully-built man. He paid top instructors to give him hand-to-hand combat training and maintain his fighting trim. He’s not Shang-Chi, but he’s a solid brawler, he’s very determined, and there’s two 260 pounds of him.

He capitalises on his mass by rushing and body-blocking his opponents. His Taurus costume includes a pair of hard horns and reinforcements to allow for bull-like charging and goring attacks.

Van Lunt once kept Moon Knight at bay in close combat. However the circumstances were unusual. They were struggling in cramped quarters, favouring the heavier man, and Taurus was fighting like a cornered animal.

Van Lunt is also quite the marskman – and has the discipline and experience to aim when shooting a powerful gun or cannon (in DC Heroes he spends HPs on the AV). He was once seen wielding a revolver in each hand. He wasn’t using them at the same time, but used his ambidexterity to have 12 shots rather than six before reloading.

Van Lunt wasn’t originally an astrologer (just a believer). But as the Zodiac developed he learned to perform the various calculations this hobby involves.

We have the technology

Taurus is a wealthy profiteer, and a crafty planner. This combination results in cleverly planned traps using advanced technology. He’s the sort of man who owns an armoured warehouse, which can be sealed off with a powerful force field and rapidly rocketed into space, just in case he has to dispose of his enemies in this way.

Early on, the technology employed by van Lunt can thwart even the Avengers. In DC Heroes RPG terms it has some key values in the 16-to-20 APs range.

The most distinctive was the Star-Blazer technology. These energy projection weapons may have been fusion blasters since it was said to “channel the power of the stars”. The prototype was a strange-looking pistol with something very much like a golden, star-shaped Christmas ornament on the front. The original prototype could take down Thor with a surprise hit.

Later replicas built by Aquarius (Darren Bentley), while still powerful, were nowhere near as potent. The original was apparently lost when van Lunt was arrested.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt)'s star blaster

The Star-Blazer and other pieces of tech used by van Lunt are practically on par with Doctor Doom’s. Thus, one wonders where he obtains such sci-fi gear. Aquarius (Darren Bentley) was said to have worked on the Star-Blazer pistol but from context it seems that it was the replicas, not the original.

Our No-Prize Hypothesis  is that van Lunt had extensive contacts with the Intelligencia. This group was already active but existed undiscovered for decades. It is also possible that his amazing technological assets come from his past association with the Great Wheel (more about that later).

In any case, van Lunt only had access to super-tech from the early 1960s to the early 1970s. The technology he used during the 1980s was still advanced, but nowhere as good as before. It was a bit below the sort of things one can get from AIM. For instance he had an energy cannon that wasn’t powerful enough to damage the android Taurus.

Attack el robot, attack

In Avengers v1 #81, van Lunt sends a Mach-5-capable rocket aircraft after the Avengers. This large large jet-powered fighter had Flash Gordon-style aesthetics, and was crewed by two robots. These are illustrated below.

1960s space rocket and killer robots


History

Cornelius van Lunt was a major American businessman. He apparently was a famous tycoon during the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. The Van Lunt Trading Company was a major firm, and its CEO a very wealthy man.

Beyond his business acumen, two of van Lunt’s notable qualities were a fascination toward astrology and — much less publicly — his wish to rule the world.

Many of the activities of Van Lunt Trading were, if not grossly illegal, downright unethical. It was common for van Lunt and his senior employees to employ strong-arming tactics, intimidation and the like to have their way with reluctant “business partners”. Van Lunt and his men would simply not take “no” for an answer.

The best-known such case occurred in 1970 when van Lunt decided to buy some Cheyenne  tribal lands. When the tribal leaders refused, he let his security men rampage through the village, indiscriminately firing into houses from speeding cars and killing several villagers. This was apparently typical of the shadier side of Van Lunt Trading back then.

Signs

The most important years of van Lunt’s career were only mentioned in a 2011 flashback, and remain mysterious. In 1961, Cornelius van Lunt was invited to join an incredible conspiracy called the Great Wheel, where each participant received a Zodiacal code name.

The conspiracy was headed by Aries, secretly the immortal super-genius Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci promised the participants of his strange game a powerful super-soldier technology.

Van Lunt participated to the Great Wheel as Taurus, his birth sign. Aries presented him as “an independent”. Aries stated that the participants to the Great Wheel where those who mathematically posed the greatest chance for world domination.

Some of the 12 members remain mysteries, but participants included :

  • “Dum-Dum” Dugan and Nick Fury (future directors of S.H.I.E.L.D., and back then with the CIA)
  • Baron Strucker (head of Hydra)
  • Vasili Dassiev and Viktor Ukarov (two directors of Leviathan)
  • Shoji Soma (back then leading most of the Hand)

The members of the Great Wheel

The 12 secret warriors often were enemies and did not quite wish to do Aries’ bidding. But the promised rewards were impossible to pass up. Van Lunt and the others conducted various field missions and intrigues to recover a lost super-soldier technology.

What is the Zodiac Event ?

Eventually, the two Leviathan directors turned against the Great Wheel and stole their findings. This gambit, and a later attack against Leviathan by the Hand and Baron Strucker, might be what was later referred to as the “Zodiac event”. In any case, it put an end to the Great Wheel machination.

The repercussions of the Zodiac Event would be felt for 50 years. They shaped the relationship between Leviathan, Hydra, the Hand and what would become S.H.I.E.L.D.. Van Lunt’s role in this is unknown. One suspects that he was overshadowed and fell on the wayside.

He may have kept resources from his association with Aries – particularly technological. He also kept in touch with Scorpio (Jake Fury), another Great Wheel principal.

Unbeknownst to van Lunt, “Jake Fury” was actually the very first LMD , accidentally built during a Great Wheel mission. As the first of its kind it was psychologically damaged, and essentially schizophrenic.

Wheels within wheels

Over the following years Taurus built his own Zodiac-themed conspiracy. He presumably used what he had learned from the Great Wheel and its various spymasters. His Zodiac sought global rule and claimed to operate from 12 world capitals. In actuality, it was a powerful domestic crime cartel scheming to make to the next level.

The 12 bosses of the Zodiac each :

  • ran criminal operations in a different American city
  • had been born under a different zodiacal sign
  • used costumes and equipment themed after their birth sign

The crafty van Lunt was one of the twelve as Taurus. But he hid from the others that he was the financial backer and real boss of the cartel. Anonymous under his bull mask, van Lunt pretended that he was just one more mob boss.

The Zodiac gambit

The Zodiac cartel had a policy of letting each boss take the leadership of the organisation during the zodiacal month matching their birth sign. Van Lunt let other members (particularly Scorpio (Jake Fury) and Aries (Marcus Lassiter)) propose and run the more aggressive initiatives, so they would be the exposed ones.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt) and the Zodiac

Most Zodiac members were ordinary crime bosses. The gadgets and skills they used while masked were good but not exceptional. There were some exceptions, though.

  • Aquarius (Darren Bentley) was a technologist of unclear skill, and later briefly became a superhuman
  • Gemini (Joshua Link) had a psychic power allowing him to exchange consciousnesses with his brother
  • Libra (Gustav Brandt) is a superior martial artist who would later discover mystical secrets called the Balance

These assets and the super-tech available to van Lunt were overshadowed by Scorpio (“Jake Fury”) when he acquired the Zodiac Key. This extradimensional  artefact seemed capable of defeating anyone.

Brave new world

However, the world was changing. The occasional masked vigilante or two-fisted detective of yore had given way to the super-hero or agencies such as S.H.I.E.L.D. during the 1960s. Yet most agencies gravely underestimated the power of these newcomers and took too long to adjust.

In 1970, the Avengers had been around for six years. Yet the Zodiac thought that they could take them on with some training, some minor gadgets and the Zodiac Key.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt) examining a gemstone

Even though the most powerful Avengers were not present, the assault led by Aries on Avengers’ Mansion quickly went sour. Furthermore, the Zodiac discovered in the middle of the brawl that they had been infiltrated by S.H.I.E.L.D. – Nick Fury had taken Scorpio’s place. The Zodiac only managed to flee thanks to the Zodiac Key.

Undaunted, Aries then launched his own plan to capture the entire island of Manhattan, but was killed when it failed. The potent Zodiac Key was lost, eventually returning to its home dimension.

Avengers and wolves

Cornelius van Lunt wanted his revenge against the Avengers, but did not involve the Zodiac in it. Instead, he launched various financial and legal assaults against Stark Industries. Though he did not have a real chance to bankrupt Stark, he forced him to concentrate his financial resources to fight off Van Lunt Trading.

Thus, Stark had to request the rent that the Avengers technically owned him as he was rounding up all his liquid assets. That was van Lunt’s actual goal – to have the mighty Avengers work for him so they could raise the money to pay Stark.

The Avengers did a few jobs for van Lunt. Though they did not know that he was a criminal and a Zodiac member, they came to detest him and eventually walked out of their contract, refusing their pay. During one of the jobs, it seemed that van Lunt had come to kill them as the super-villain Kronus. But Kronus was actually a disgruntled Van Lunt Trading employee trying to frame his boss.

Soon after that, the Vision encountered the Red Wolf (William Talltrees). Talltress told the Avengers about the depredations of Van Lunt Trading to acquire Cheyenne lands. The heroes came to investigate, in part to see if that could use this to gain revenge against van Lunt.

Cornelius van Lunt sent a robots-crewed fighter jet to intercept their Quinjet, and had his men check on the crashed aircraft for survivors. They took the Scarlet Witch hostage, to force the Avengers to cooperate. However, the plan fell apart when Red Wolf intervened. Van Lunt was thought killed by the destruction of the huge dam his company had been building on Cheyenne land.

Ruled by the stars, part 1

Cornelius van Lunt survived, and continued to operate with the Zodiac. When his turn at leadership came, he launched an ambitious plan based on the Star-Blazer technology. Taurus led the Zodiac in a new assault on Avenger’s Mansion and, using the Star-Blazer energy gun, felled the Avengers.

This was a show of strength rather than a killing mission, and Taurus left a message – the Zodiac would kill every person in Manhattan born a Gemini, then make demands.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt) butting horns with Aries

The Avengers determined that Taurus would use some sort of giant Star-Blazer cannon to do that. They located it and the Zodiac atop the World Trade Centre. Taurus briefly had the upper hand when he tried to use a stunned Mantis as a bargaining chip, but it didn’t work out. Still, Taurus and the Zodiac managed to flee.

Ruled by the stars, part 2

Meanwhile, rebellion was brewing within the Zodiac as the new Aries (Grover Raymond) wanted to take over. After literally butting heads with Taurus and losing, the angry Aries called for a coup and rounded up his supporters. Aries then called van Lunt. Raymond knew that van Lunt was the financier behind the Zodiac, but not that he was Taurus.

Van Lunt set a trap for the rebellious Zodiac members by setting up a meeting. He lucked out as the Avengers, having followed the Zodiac aircraft, also entered the warehouse where the meeting was supposed to take place. After van Lunt gleefully revealed through a closed TV circuit that he was Taurus, the building was sealed by an impenetrable force field and rocketed off into space.

As it turned out, there was a third faction within Zodiac. Libra was secretly the father of Avengers associate Mantis, and had his own agenda. He saved those marooned in the warehouse. Libra then brought them back to Earth to confront Taurus and the few remaining loyalists.

The charismatic van Lunt convinced the renegades that even if they beat him the Avengers would imprison them. Thus, the Zodiac was briefly reunited to fight against the Avengers. They were outmatched, and van Lunt nearly drowned when the Vision knocked him into a pool.

The 1970s

The courts were swift in issuing life sentences to the Zodiac bosses, even the influential Cornelius van Lunt. While in prison and preparing for an appeal, van Lunt was contacted by the Black Panther, as the Avengers needed to use the Zodiac’s powerful Star-Blazer cannon.

After some hesitation, Taurus agreed to help. This was presumably to bolster his case before the appellate court. The Star-Blazer cannon was destroyed, but the Avengers saved the world.

One of the Zodiac members who had rebelled against Taurus, Aquarius, was still determined to harm van Lunt. This became doubly true after van Lunt made an appeal for himself with his high-priced legal team, but left other Zodiac members to rot.

Dying of a lung condition, Aquarius dealt with a servant of Mephisto. He was given the power of the entire Zodiac roster for a year. One of his first actions was to use this infernal magic to impersonate Taurus and very publicly steal documents from a major bank.

Aquarius, calling himself the One-Man Zodiac, was defeated by the Ghost Rider and the Stunt-Master. Whether his plan actually hurt van Lunt’s interests is unclear. In any case Aquarius lost his soul to Mephisto.

As to van Lunt, it would seem that he spent almost ten years in prison.

A Zodiac for the 1980s ?

Nevertheless, by 1984 Cornelius van Lunt was rebuilding a Zodiac mob. Some members were veterans of the previous version – perhaps van Lunt financed their appeals after all. Van Lunt also hired scientists to build high-tech weapons.

The nascent Zodiac intercepted Maggia communications in New York City. They attempted to trigger a gang war then swoop in and build a power base. However, one of van Lunt’s scientists betrayed him to the mob.

Learning of another zodiac-theme organisation, the Maggia hired the Taurus of this second Zodiac to kill van Lunt. The Taurus hitman cut van Lunt’s communications, but his prey nevertheless reached business contacts who hired Iron Man (James Rhodes) to come to the rescue.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt) shooting Thor

Cornelius van Lunt did what he could to hold off the Taurus hitman, though his artillery couldn’t hurt the assassin. Iron Man intervened in time and took the assailant down, revealing that this Taurus was a robot.

Bull vs. marine

Van Lunt had slipped away during the fracas. He thought that the Zodiac’s security was compromised and that he had to strike first lest Iron Man come dismantle his operation. He did not realise that it was unnecessary – Rhodes was new to super-heroing and, having never heard of the previous Zodiac, did not suspect van Lunt of major wrongdoings.

The Taurus robot had destroyed all of van Lunt’s weapons. This forced him to use more mundane means to eliminate Rhodes – a bomb hidden in his truck. Bad luck made that plot fail, and van Lunt had various Zodiac members attack Rhodes.

It didn’t work either, as they were at that point but mobsters with costumes. The new Aries (Oscar Gordon) and the new Aquarius (Zachary Drebb) were captured. Tony Stark warned S.H.I.E.L.D. that a new version of the Zodiac was in the early stages of reconstruction.

What happened next is unclear. From a remark Pisces made years later, it is possible that S.H.I.E.L.D. swiftly took out van Lunt’s emerging Zodiac, but didn’t have much to pin on them yet. If so, they were soon free with some help from highly-placed business and political contacts.

Taurus and the Zodiac successfully rebuilt their business over the next few years. It became a wealthy criminal cartel controlling the cream of the criminal activities in “the 12 major markets”, presumably meaning 12 American areas generating major criminal profit. They avoided tangling with the likes of super-heroes or S.H.I.E.L.D., flying under their radar.

Paranoid androids

The robotic Taurus that had been hired to kill van Lunt belonged to another Zodiac. This version of the Zodiac had been created while the originals were in prison. Its architect was the “Jake Fury” LMD using the Zodiac Key and LMD technology. All members were thus androids.

The existence of another Zodiac worried van Lunt and his associates. After his experience with the android Taurus, van Lunt knew his Zodiac couldn’t fight the android Zodiac. The fears of the human Zodiac were founded. “Jake Fury” killed and replaced their Scorpio (Jacques Lapoint), and once the human Zodiac was assembled had his android Zodiac attack.

Only van Lunt escaped, though Libra (Gustav Brandt) would later be revealed to have simulated his death.

Taurus (Cornelius van Lunt)'s bull mask

Hunted by 12 powerful robots, van Lunt contacted the West Coast Avengers for help. The heroes were dubious, but agreed to help.

Van Lunt was at that point a skilled astrologer, and since the androids were programmed to behave like zodiacal archetypes and strictly follow astrological rules he could second-guess them. Van Lunt kept correctly predicting what they would do, allowing the West Coast Avengers to counter the androids at every turn.

The moon is harsh mistress

During a confrontation in the Death Valley, the Zodiac Key hurled all combatants into its home dimension. Van Lunt was not taken along, and jumped at the chance to renege on his promise to surrender once the crisis was over.

However, while convincing the Avengers that he would play fair van Lunt had made an astrological oath invoking the Moon. That he had broke this oath had religious implications for one of the Avengers — Moon Knight.

Van Lunt was trying to recruit the Shroud as the new Pisces when the mentally unstable Moon Knight found him. Having nothing to gain from fighting him, van Lunt did his best to lose him, but the white-clad Avenger kept chasing him. They ended up fighting aboard a small plane van Lunt had commandeered, which eventually crashed. Moon Knight was the only one to walk away.

Cornelius van Lunt is assumed to have died in the crash, since he hasn’t been seen since. Several organisations called Zodiac, sporting 12 themed members, have arisen since his death.


Description

See illustrations.


Personality

Van Lunt was a moustache-twirling villain with simple drives — profit, power and ego — and absolutely no regard for the consequences. He was an overbearing megalomaniac who acted like he owned the world and everyone in it. Van Lunt saw himself as a hard edged realist who knows what it’s like out there, and that power has to be seized without hesitation or morals.

He enjoyed making shows of power, being feared, and treating everybody like dung. This latter aspect was particularly evident when it comes to women, whom he tended to see as tools and to use as hostages. His misogyny led him to underestimate his female opponents, resulting in several defeats.

Van Lunt dealt very poorly with frustration, to the point of throwing violent tantrums when things did not go his way. This impatience didn’t affect the intricacy of his plans, though. His plots often were redoubtable and subtle affairs where few things were as they seemed. Double- and triple-crosses abounded !


Quotes

“I want this land, I tell you — and Cornelius van Lunt always gets what he wants ! Better sell it to me — and save yourself a lot of trouble !”

“When Cornelius van Lunt speaks, everyone jumps !”

“It’s not my policy to fraternise with the… hired help !”

(Getting in character as Taurus) “I must remember to rough up my talkin’ for ’em, since even they dunno who I really am !”

(As Taurus) “All humans are ruled by the stars – by the Zodiac – ’cause of the astrological influences present at each man’s birth ! So our cartel calls itself Zodiac, since we’re gonna rule mankind, too !”

(As Taurus) “Somebody’s puttin’ the screws to us, an’ they’re gonna get suddenly dead when I find out who !”


DC Universe History

Well, the villainous Libra once formed the Injustice Gang of the World in an astrologically themed plan (was it the IGW, or was that the JSA rogues gallery ?) to steal half the energy of the universe. There’s also the demonic Aquarius used to be semi-responsible for the transition between the Golden Age Black Canary and the Silver Age one.

Of course, Taurus would be pretty overshadowed in such a group, so he’d have to be amped a bit (maybe by Intergang). Then he could be spliced in as a Silver Age  JLA foe, and come back in a major crossover with Libra, Aquarius, and some others who I’m undoubtedly forgetting.

Or, maybe he beat up on the Detroit League, and they had to be bailed out by Dale Gunn… again.


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Taurus

Dex: 05 Str: 04 Bod: 04 Motivation: Power
Int: 05 Wil: 05 Min: 05 Occupation: Businessman
Inf: 05 Aur: 04 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 019
Init: 017 HP: 030

Skills:
Charisma (Persuasion): 06, Martial Artist: 05, Military science (Demolition): 03, Vehicles (Land): 04, Weaponry (Firearms, heavy): 06

Advantages:
Ambidexterity, Credentials (Zodiac I, High), Expertise (Astrology, Business administration)

Connections:
Underworld (Low), Business world (Low), Zodiac I (High, from Credentials), and presumably Underworld (Low)

Drawbacks:
SIA toward Astrology, Secret Identity (lost when he gets arrested for the first time), MIA toward Misogyny and underestimating females, MPR (van Lunt doesn’t know how to swim – or at least he didn’t back in the 1970s)

Equipment:

  • TAURUS HELM [BODY (Hardened Defences) 08, EV 06, Limitation: EV only when charging like a bull, and is capped at twice the APs of weight of the wielder, Bonus: the BODY protects against self-inflicted damage during Charges. Note that the /BODY/ only protects the head, since it’s a helmet.]
  • Star-Blazer (original) [BODY 03, Energy blast: 16, R#04, Bonus: Energy blast has a 1 AP area of effect, but the EV of this AoE is 14].
  • Star-Blazer (subsequent) [BODY 03, Energy blast (Scattershot): 09, R#04].
  • Star-Cruiser. This starship was only briefly seen, but it could swiftly reach far orbit, remotely control the force field technology used by the Zodiac, and presumably had other very advanced systems.
  • In 1961, Taurus used a pair of snub-nosed revolvers, probably in .357 magnum but possibly in .38 Special.

Attack el robot, attack !

In Avengers v1 #81, van Lunt sends a Mach-5-capable rocket aircraft crewed by two robots after the Avengers. The apparent stats for this Flash Gordon-style large jet-powered fighter were [STR 06 BODY (Hardened defences) 10, Energy blast: 11, Flight: 12, Radar sense: 12, R#03] and the robots had something like [DEX 03 STR 06 BODY 06, Energy blast: 08, Vehicles (Air): 05, Weaponry (Heavy, Energy blast): 07].



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Taurus (van Lunt) — Averaged PL 7

STR STA AGL DEX FGT INT AWE PRE
03 02 01 02 05 02 01 02

Devices

Taurus costume ● 3 points (Removable) ● Descriptor: Armour
– Impervious Protection 8 (Limited 3 to his head, particularly self-inflicted damage when bull-rushing)
– Power Attack, Precise Attack (Close, Concealment), Takedown 1

Star-Blazer replica handgun ● 11 points (Easily Removable) ● Descriptor: Fusion?
Ranged Energy Damage 9

Combat Advantages

All-Out Attack, Close Attack 2, Defensive Roll 2

Other Advantages

Benefit 2 (Had access to Doom-level technology for a while), Benefit 1 (Ambidexterous), Connected, Contacts, Equipment 1

Skills

Athletics 2 (+5), Close combat (Unarmed) 1 (+8), Deception 5 (+7), Expertise (Astrology) 6 (+8), Expertise (Business) 11 (+13), Insight 4 (+5), Perception 3 (+4), Persuasion 2 (+4), Ranged combat (Handguns) 8 (+9), Technology 4 (+6) (Limited 2 to Operating and Demolitions), Vehicles 4 (+6) (Limited 2 to common land vehicles)

Offense

Initiative +1
Unarmed +8, Close, Damage 3
Star-Blazer replica +9, Ranged, Damage 9

Defense

Dodge 7 Fortitude 7
Parry 8 Toughness 4*/2
Will 6

* Without Defensive Roll

Complications

  • Identity Both his criminal activities and his Taurus identity were originally well-kept secrets
  • Obsession With astrology
  • Temper Misoginistic, tends to underestimate females
  • Disability Doesn’t know how to swim

Power levels

  • Trade-off areas Attack/Effect PL 9, Dodge/Toughness PL 6, Parry/Toughness PL 6, Fort/Will PL 7
  • Point total 102 Abilities 36, Defences 19, Skills 22, Powers 00, Devices 14, Advantages 11. Equiv. PL 7.

Drawn from the stars

For a time van Lunt wielded the original model of the Star-Blazer energy pistol – Ranged Energy Damage 14, with 12 Ranks having Burst Area. The Damage is 16 if using the uncapped scale. This Device costs 13 more points than the replica, and raises his Attack/Effect PL to 12 using the capped scale. His Averaged PL is thus raised to 7.8 — or 8 using the uncapped scale.

Attack el robot, attack !

In Avengers v1 #81, van Lunt sends a Mach-5-capable rocket aircraft crewed by two robots after the Avengers. The apparent stats for this Flash Gordon-style large jet-powered fighter were [Size Huge Strength 8 Speed 13 Defense 7 Toughness 10, Ranged Energy Damage 11] and the robots had something like [Strength 5 Toughness 7, Ranged Energy Damage 7 (Attack +11), Vehicles +8].


By Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Marvel Universe

Helper(s): Capita_Senyera, Darci. DCU History by John Colagioia.

Writeup revised on the 26th of April, 2012.

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