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DC Universe Classics: Series 3

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SERIES 3 (3rd Quarter 2008)


FIGURE 1: SINESTRO (Classic)

Biography: Sinestro was once a distinguished agent of the Green Lantern Corps, chosen to patrol sector 1417 as it’s Power Ring wielding Green Lantern. Instead, Sinestro took control of his homeworld of Korugar and turned it into a police state. After his abuse of power was made known, he was banished to the the Anti-Matter Universe. Now armed with a yellow Power Ring and allied with the Qwardians as well as his own army known as the Sinestro Corps, the fallen warrior is now the Green Lanter’s greatest foe!

Statistics:

-First Appearance: Green Lantern #7 (2nd Series) (August 1961)
-Real Name: Sinestro
-Occupation: Supervillain/Intergalactic Criminal
-Base of Operations: Formerly Korugar, currently the Anti-Matter Universe Qward
-Special Abilities: Sinestro’s Power Ring generates a blast of yellow energy that can allow unaided interstellar travel, create offensive and defensive force fields of anything Sinestro can imagine. It is a powerful and deadly weapon in direct opposition to Green Lantern’s Power Ring.
-Points of Articulation: 26 POA
-Accessories: Yellow Power Battery, "Right Leg" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen

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FIGURE 1: SINESTRO, (Corps)

 

Biography: Sinestro was once a distinguished agent of the Green Lantern Corps, chosen to patrol sector 1417 as it’s Power Ring wielding Green Lantern. Instead, Sinestro took control of his homeworld of Korugar and turned it into a police state. After his abuse of power was made known, he was banished to the the Anti-Matter Universe. Now armed with a yellow Power Ring and allied with the Qwardians as well as his own army known as the Sinestro Corps, the fallen warrior is now the Green Lanter’s greatest foe!

Statistics:

-First Appearance: Green Lantern #7 (2nd Series) (August 1961)
-Real Name: Sinestro
-Occupation: Supervillain/Intergalactic Criminal
-Base of Operations: Formerly Korugar, currently the Anti-Matter Universe Qward
-Special Abilities: Sinestro’s Power Ring generates a blast of yellow energy that can allow unaided interstellar travel, create offensive and defensive force fields of anything Sinestro can imagine. It is a powerful and deadly weapon in direct opposition to Green Lantern’s Power Ring.
-Points of Articulation: 26 POA
-Accessories: Yellow Power Battery, "Right Leg" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen

 


FIGURE 2: DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR

Biography: Decorated military veteran Slade Wilson served his country one last time by volunteering for adrenocorticotropic hormone experiments. These experiments were supposed to increase the brain-activity and reflexes of its subjects, creating super-enhanced soldiers… but the subjects died or, like Wilson, were left crippled in a vegetative state. But Wilson began to recuperate, discovering that his strength, agility and stamina had all increased nearly tenfold! He assumed the identity of Deathstroke The Terminator, assassin for hire.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: The New Teen Titans #2 (December 1980)
-Real Name: Slade Wilson
-Occupation: Mercenary
-Base of Operations: Mobile
-Special Abilities: Mentally powerful, quick reflexes, accomplished hunter and tracker, expert with all types of weaponry.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: Staff, pistol, sword, machine gun, "Right Arm" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen

 


FIGURE 2: DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR (Unmasked)

Biography: Decorated military veteran Slade Wilson served his country one last time by volunteering for adrenocorticotropic hormone experiments. These experiments were supposed to increase the brain-activity and reflexes of its subjects, creating super-enhanced soldiers… but the subjects died or, like Wilson, were left crippled in a vegetative state. But Wilson began to recuperate, discovering that his strength, agility and stamina had all increased nearly tenfold! He assumed the identity of Deathstroke The Terminator, assassin for hire.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: The New Teen Titans #2 (December 1980)
-Real Name: Slade Wilson
-Occupation: Mercenary
-Base of Operations: Mobile
-Special Abilities: Mentally powerful, quick reflexes, accomplished hunter and tracker, expert with all types of weaponry.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: Staff, pistol, sword, machine gun, "Right Arm" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen

FIGURE 3: NIGHTWING

Biography: After his parents were murdered, young Dick Grayson was adopted by Bruce Wayne, becoming his ward… and, as the first Robin The Boy Wonder, his partner in the war against crime. Years later, Robin struck out on his own as Nightwing and now lives in the corruption ridden city of Blüdhaven were by day he serves as a member of the city’s police department.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: As Robin, Detective Comics #38 (April 1940) As Nightwing, Tales of the New Teen Titans #44 (February 1984)
-Real Name: Dick Grayson
-Occupation: Police Officer
-Base of Operations: Blüdhaven
-Special Abilities: Expert in most marital arts, trained gymnast, trained in stealth and espionage techniques, expert escape artist.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: Two Escrima sticks, "Head and Torso" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen


FIGURE 4: ROBIN III

Biography: Tim Drake is the third youngster to serve as Robin, partner to Batman. Through rigorous and constant training, Robin keeps his physical edge, which, along with his knowledge of computers, makes him a formidable for of Gotham City’s villainous population. Tim balances his activities as Robin with his school and friends… but he is always ready to answer the call to action.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: as Tim Drake, Batman #436 (August 1989). As Robin, Batman #457 (December 1990)
-Real Name: Tim Drake
-Occupation: Student
-Base of Operations: Gotham City
-Special Abilities: Computer expert, gymnastics, mastery of hand-to-hand combat, trained in stealth and espionage techniques.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: Staff, two Batarangs, "Left Arm" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen

FIGURE 5: GREEN LANTERN II (Hal Jordan)

Biography: While training in a flight simulator, test pilot Hal "Highball" Jordan was suddenly transported to the crash site of an alien spacecraft recognizing Jordan as a man without fear. The injured alien passed to Jordan his green Power Ring and Energy Battery or "Lantern" which charged the ring. Jordan has since used the ring’s fantastic powers for good, distinguishing himself as one of the finest members of the elite intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: Showcase #22 (October 1959)
-Real Name: Hal Jordan
-Occupation: Test pilot
-Base of Operations: Coast City/Sector 2814
-Special Abilities: A Green Lantern Power Ring allows the user to create any energy force or construction imaginable simply by thinking it. The ring also allows unaided interstellar travel, offensive and defensive force fields and serves as a universal database and translator. However, the ring must be charaged every 24 hours and is susceptible to anything yellow.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: Power Battery, "Left Leg" of Solomon Grundy
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen


COLLECT & CONNECT FIGURE: SOLOMON GRUNDY

Biography: In the late 19th century, a wealthy merchant named Cyrus Gold was murdered and his body was disposed of in Slaughter Swamp, near Gotham City. Fifty years later, the corpse was reanimated as a huge shambling figure (composed partly of the swamp matter that had accumulated around the body over the decades) with almost no memory of its past life. When asked about his name, one of the few things he can recall is that he was "born on a Monday". A man he meets mentions the nursery rhyme character Solomon Grundy (who was born on a Monday), and Gold adopts the moniker. Strong, vicious, and nearly mindless, Solomon Grundy falls into a life of crime- attracting the attention of the first Green Lantern, Alan Scott.

Statistics:

-First Appearance: All-American Comics #61 (October 1961)
-Real Name: Cyrus Gold
-Occupation: Super Villain
-Base of Operations: Mobile, formerly Gotham City
-Special Abilities: Solomon Grundy has superhuman strength and endurance. He is virtually indestructible thanks to the elemental energy that imbues his form with pseudo-life. He is nearly invulnerable to physical and energy attacks and he is not affected by fire or cold. It is also possible that Solomon Grundy is immortal.
-Points of Articulation: 25 POA
-Accessories: N/A
-Sculptor: The Four Horsemen


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