Geek's HERB android of Black Ops (Image Comics)



H.E.R.B. appeared in a minor mid-1990s Image Comics series, Black Ops.

Our notes about this are pretty old. But he’s a stock humanoid combat robot, so having stats for that is useful.


  • Real Name: Hazardous Environment Remote ’Bot.
  • Height: 8’9″ Weight: 1.5 tons.

Powers and Abilities

HERB is a powerful, autonomous, semi sentient robot. It is designed to operate in dangerous environments.

H.E.R.B. is superhumanly strong and durable, and obviously programmed for combat.


Discarded by IO, it was but a pile of junk in Crane’s yard. Geek, having nothing else to do, rebuilt it and educated it in front of the TV.

It is now used as a last resort fire support. Most of all, it allows Geek to see some action, as he has to accompany the robot in the field with a short range remote.


It’s a tall, tough, grey, metallic robot.


HERB semi-sentient behavior makes it a bit dumb.

It’ll answer any request with an appropriate quote from a TV show or movie.


“These are not the droids you’re looking for.”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Dex: 08 Str: 08 Bod: 09
Int: 05 Wil: 05 Min: 05
Inf: 01 Aur: 07 Spi: 06
Init: 016

Growth: 01, Density Increase: 03, Radio Communication: 05

Bonuses and Limitations:
Growth and Density Increase are Always On and Already Factored In.

Weaponry*: 08

Lightning Reflexes.

CIA (quotes movies or TV lines).

Heavy Weaponry [BODY 06, Projectile weapons: 08, R#2].

By Nicolas Lemaçon.

Source of Character: Image (Wildstorm Universe), Black Ops miniseries.