Hotshot (Argus enemy) (DC Comics)


(Curt Heller)

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game


This utterly minor, forgettable and generic character is there as a sidenote. Because sometimes, one simply needs some numbers for a nobody with a very simple power.

Since he’s a non-entity context is unimportant. But if you’re nevertheless curious (that’s the spirit !) you can read our Argus character profile first.


  • Real Name: Curt Heller.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: Former employee of Data Highways.
  • Base Of Operations: Keystone/Central City.
  • Height: 5’10” Weight: 170 lbs Age: 18.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown

Powers and Abilities

Hotshot can project explosive energy blasts from his hands.


Hotshot is one of the superhuman thugs that was used as security by the affluent hi-tech society Data Highway – actually a front for the d’Angelo mob. He was usually partnered with Lightwave.

He has no previous criminal record.


See illustration.


Hotshot wants to look all cool and savvy, when the situation turns violent he is much less confident. While he’s not actually scared, he’s obviously inexperienced and has no killer instinct.


“Oh my God… I killed him ?”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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

Energy blast: 07

Bonuses and Limitations:
Energy blast has Area of Effect (0 APs).

None demonstrated.

None demonstrated.

Underworld (Low).

None demonstrated.

Design notes

Feel free to throw in some stuff from the stock security guard profiles, if you prefer to assume that he was given *some* training.

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: Argus mini-series (DC Universe).