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Argus (Batman and the Outsiders enemy) (DC Comics)

Argus

(New Olympians)


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Argus is an obscure opponent of Batman & the Outsiders. He was only seen in one 1984 story.

He’s conveniently generic and undetailed, *and* he’s part of a themed team (Antaeus, Diana, Nox, Proteus, Vulcanus). So having notes for these guys sounds good to us.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: New Olympians.
  • Base Of Operations: Unrevealed.
  • Height: 5’8” Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Eyes: Unrevealed Hair: Grey


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Powers and Abilities

Argus can see distant scenes as if he were standing there. Our game stats assumes that he can also hear, smell, etc. the distant scene.


History

The New Olympians is a group of mortal supervillains who were given their abilities by the Monitor.

They were assembled by Maxie Zeus to assault the 1984 Olympic Games in L.A., with President Reagan  in attendance. Batman intervened and challenged the New Olympians to compete with his Outsiders in a variety of contests.

Argus’ sole role was to watch the matches and relay the results to Zeus and Batman.


Description

A middle-aged dork in a full gray suit, with thick glasses.


Personality

Shy nerdish sycophant.


Quotes

“I can see them in my mind ! Just as you said, Mister Zeus.”


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Argus

Dex: 02 Str: 02 Bod: 02 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 03 Occupation: Mercenary
Inf: 02 Aur: 02 Spi: 02 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 008 HP: 005

Powers:
Remote sensing: 08

Skills:
None demonstrated.

Advantages:
Sharp Eye.

Connections:
Maxie Zeus (Low).

Drawbacks:
MPR (Argus is near-sighted).

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Batman and the Outsiders #14-15.

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