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Old 08-27-2020, 04:04 PM   #1641
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Visually, yes, she's based on the female android Pisces, with a large dose of Llyra thrown in for good measure in the background. In many ways, she's an original character based loosely off a canon one (much like my new teenage Bucky and the Union Jack I posted). Given that there's been at least four different Zodiac groups in the comics in the last 50 years or so, plus versions in the cartoons, there's quite a few options to pick from for looks.

Have you checked out the Capricorn, Scorpio, or Libra entries I linked earlier? (Scorpio and Libra are based off the original lineup, Capricorn visually off the android but is possibly Nick and Jake's sister.)
Boss! You should get to that LLyra write-up one of these days :)

I only had gone back to read the Libra post (sun sign pride ⚖️😁), but now I've read Capricorn and Scorpio as well. I'd completely forgotten about Fury having a brother!
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He's a tough one mechanically, given his dissociative identity disorder and his strength waxing and waning with the phase of the moon. On top of that, I'd be obligated to do the rest of his cast, but ... other than Marlene Alraune and Bushmaster, I'm not sure who else he associates with outside the Avengers.

I might be able to slot him into the anthology "title". Where do you suggest I base him? Los Angeles? San Francisco? Chicago? Someplace else? (Anywhere but New York City.)
I thought he might be interesting to GURPSify.
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Real Name: Alexander Gentry.
Occupation: Professional criminal, former weapons engineer.
Identity: Known to the authorities.
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.
Other Aliases: "Porky".
Place of Birth: Unrevealed.
Place of Death: New York City.
Marital Status: Unrevealed.
Known Relatives: Roger Gocking (nephew).
Group Affiliation: Former member of Batroc's Brigade.
Base of Operations: Mobile.
History: A decade ago, Alexander Gentry was an engineer for a weapon manufacturer who designed a needle delivery system for tranquilizers that could be worn on the forearms. His employers, however, didn't see the use and so shelved the project. Upset that his work was being passed over, he designed a battlesuit patterned after the porcupine which incorporated his needle-shooters, as well as a commercial exoskeleton. After destroying his work on the corporate computers, Gentry tendered his resignation from the company.

Initially intending to sell the suit design to the military, SHIELD, or AIM, he was quickly turned down by all buyers (see AIM; SHIELD). Deciding to give them a demonstration of its capabilities, as well as realizing he had exhausted his savings and had racked up a lot of credit card debt while building the suit, he donned the suit and, calling himself the Porcupine, robbed a bank, only to be taken down by Spectra of the Midwest based team known as the Rust Belters prior to their disbanding and most members retiring.

After spending several years in prison, Gentry discovered he was even more in debt than before (due to accruing interest on his debts). Instead of robbing banks, he decided to crash an exclusive Chicago one-percenter party hosted by Vernon van Dyne, co-owner of Dynatechnics, while in the suit, intending to force the patrons to hand over their cash and jewelry (see Dynatechnics). Unfortunately for the Porcupine, Vernon's daughter Janet and her boyfriend, Dr. Hank Pym secretly the adventurers Wasp and Ant-Man were in attendance (see Ant-Man; Wasp). Although he was defeated by the Diminutive Duo, the Porcupine managed to evade capture.

Realizing that times had changed, Porcupine traveled to New York City, where at one of the Bars With No Name he was recruited by Georges Batroc for a job (see Bar With No Name; Batroc, Georges). As a member of Batroc's Brigade, he attacked a Central Park East party, only to end up fighting against Angel of the X-Men (see Angel; Batroc's Brigade; X-Men). In order to distract the Angel so they could make their escape, Gentry fired his quills omnidirectionally, injuring several onlookers; Batroc ejected Porcupine from the Brigade as a result.

Porcupine was later seen in Jersey City, New Jersey, when the Zodiac erected their force dome over the island of Manhattan. Claiming to want to reverse his fortunes and do some good for a change, he offered to assist the Avengers and other superhuman adventurers who were trying to enter the city (see Avengers; Zodiac). During the fracas, Porcupine attacked the Zodiac's leader, Taurus, only for his quills to bounce uselessly off Taurus's armored hide (see Taurus). Taurus then grabbed Porcupine by the neck; when Porcupine refused to beg for mercy, Taurus snapped his neck. Porcupine was later avenged by the WWII Black Widow, who killed Taurus, claiming his soul for her demonic master (see Black Widow (Voyant)).

Gentry was given a hero's funeral by the superhero community, with those who witnessed his final moments eulogizing him as an unlikely hero. Tony Stark, secretly the adventurer Iron Man, upon learning of Gentry's debts, settled them (see Iron Man). Gentry's only known living relative, his nephew Roger Gocking, inherited the Porcupine suit; what Gocking does with the suit remains to be seen.
Height: 6' 1".
Weight: 225 lbs. (in battlesuit) 305 lbs.
Eyes: Brown.
Hair: Brown.
Uniform: Brown and tan armored battlesuit covered with sharp quills.
Strength Level: Alex Gentry was a bear of a man, possessing the normal human strength of a man his age, height, and build who engaged in intensive strengthening exercises. His battlesuit contained a strength-enhancing exoskeleton which enabled him to lift (press) roughly one-half ton.
Known Superhuman Powers: None.
Other Abilities: Gentry was a skilled weapons designer.
Paraphernalia: The Porcupine battlesuit was designed around the ability to shoot small "quills" which are designed as either bullets in their own right or as a delivery system for various payloads. There bulk of the quills are intended to pierce normal ballistic fabric; others carry various gas payloads such as knockout and tear gases, or inject various poisons into the target's bloodstream. He can, if he so chooses, shoot the quills indiscriminately in all directions. The suit is able to withstand gunfire from most police and private security weaponry, has infrared and terahertz radar optics, and has a built-in radio capable of communicating with others up to ten miles away.

489 points
Attributes: ST 11/25 [10*]; DX 11 [20]; IQ 11 [20]; HT 11 [10].
Secondary Characteristics: Dmg 1d-1/1d+1 (2d+2/5d-1); BL 24 lbs. (125 lbs.); HP 12 [2]; Will 11 [0]; Per 12 [5]; FP 11 [0]; Basic Speed 5.50 [0]; Basic Move 5 [0]; Dodge 8.
Languages: English (Native) (Native Language) [0].
Cultural Familiarities: Western [0].
Advantages: Artificer 2 [20]; Fit [5]; High Manual Dexterity 2 [10]; Wealth (Comfortable) [10].
Battlesuit: Affliction (Gas Attacks) 4 (HT-3; Alternative Enhancements (Incapacitation: Choking, +100%; Incapacitation: Retching, +50%; Incapacitation: Unconsciousness, +200%; Irritant: Coughing, +20%), +234%; Area Effect: 4 yd radius, +100%; Dissipation, -50%; Emanation, -20%; Gadget/Breakable: DR 10, SM -5, -20%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Persistent, +40%; Respiratory Agent, +50%; Mechanical, -10%) [166]; Damage Resistance 10 [50]; Damage Resistance 10 (Partial: Torso Only, -10%) [45]; Enhanced ST +14 (Gadget/Breakable: Complex Machine, -5%; Gadget/Breakable, SM 0, -25%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Temporary Disadvantage: Electrical, -20%; Mechanical, -10%) [34]; Impaling Attack (Injector Quills) 1d-1 (Armor Divisor (2), +50%; Gadget/Breakable: DR 10, SM -5, -20%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Increased 1/2D Range (5), +10%; Reduced Range (1/2), -10%; Mechanical, -10%; Alternative Attack, 1/5) [2]; Impaling Attack (Quill Explosion) 2d+1 (Area Effect: 32 yd radius, +250%; Armor Divisor (2), +50%; Emanation, -20%; Gadget/Breakable: DR 10, SM 0, -35%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Mechanical, -10%; Alternative Attack, 1/5) [13]; Impaling Attack (Standard Quills) 2d+1 (Armor Divisor (2), +50%; Gadget/Breakable: DR 10, SM -5, -20%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Increased 1/2D Range (5), +10%; Rapid Fire: RoF 5, +70%; Reduced Range (1/2), -10%; Ricochet, +10%; Mechanical, -10%; Alternative Attack, 1/5) [8]; T-Ray Vision (Gadget/Breakable: DR 2, SM -7, -25%; Electronic, -30%) [12]; Telecommunications (Radio) (Gadget/Breakable: Complex Machine, -5%; Gadget/Breakable: SM -7, -5%; Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Forcibly Removed, -10%; Electronic, -30%) [5].
Perks: Energizer [1]; Off-Screen Reload [1].
Disadvantages: Bad Sight (Nearsighted) (Mitigator: Corrective Lenses, -60%) [-10]; Debt -2 [-2]; Impulsiveness (12) [-10]; Pacifism (Reluctant Killer) [-5]; Social Stigma (Criminal Record) [-5]; Unluckiness [-10].
Quirks: Bitter [-1]; Dead Weight [-1]; Foul-Mouthed [-1]; Interviews Badly [-1]; Limited Hearing Loss (High-Frequency) [-1].
Skills: Armoury/TL8 (Battlesuits) (A) IQ+1 [1] 12; Armoury/TL8 (Body Armor) (A) IQ+1 [1] 12; Armoury/TL8 (Small Arms) (A) IQ+3 [4] 12; Battlesuit/TL8 (A) DX+1 [4] 12; Brawling (E) DX+2 [4] 13; Chemistry/TL8 (Propellants) (A) IQ+1 [4] 12; Climbing (A) DX+0 [2] 11; Computer Operation/TL8 (E) IQ+1 [2] 12; Current Affairs/TL8 (Science & Technology) (E) IQ+0 [1] 11; Electronics Repair/TL8 (Communications) (A) IQ+1 [1] 12; Electronics Repair/TL8 (Sensors) (A) IQ+1 [1] 12; Engineer/TL8 (Battlesuits) (H) IQ+2 [4] 13; Engineer/TL8 (Small Arms) (H) IQ+3 [8] 14; Forced Entry (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Guns/TL8 (Grenade Launcher) (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Guns/TL8 (Shotgun) (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Guns/TL8 (Wrist Gun) (E) DX+3 [8] 14; Innate Attack (Projectile) (E) DX+3 [8] 14; Jumping (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Lifting (A) HT+0 [2] 11; Liquid Projector/TL8 (Flamethrower) (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Liquid Projector/TL8 (Sprayer) (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Machinist/TL8 (A) IQ+2 [2] 13; Mathematics/TL8 (Applied) (H) IQ+0 [4] 11; Observation (A) Per+0 [2] 12; Running (A) HT+1 [4] 12; Streetwise (A) IQ+0 [2] 11; Swimming (E) HT+1 [2] 12; Wrestling (A) DX+1 [4] 12.
Starting Spending Money: $8,000 (20% of Starting Wealth).

* Includes +14 from Enhanced ST.
Includes +2 from Artificer.
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Rover is a small three-person aircraft designed and built by Dr. Henry Pym in his spare time in order to assist him and Janet van Dyne in their careers as Ant-Man and Wasp (see Ant-Man; Wasp). Roughly the size of an electric sub-compact car, Rover incorporates a number of highly advanced technologies within its chassis, including the recent addition of a friendly and helpful artificial intelligence.

Pym originally designed Rover as a means of rapid transport, both through the Chicago area (where Pym is based) and when shrunk to extremely small size. After nearly being destroyed during an adventure involving the giant insect Scarlet Beetle and the robotic Ultron, Pym decided to create a safer AI (see Scarlet Beetle; Ultron). Pym placed inside the rebuilt Rover in order to better contain the AI in case it also went rogue, as Ultron had done previously. Pym has described Rover's AI as possessing the intelligence and personality of a faithful ant, although others have likened Rover to a faithful dog. Since then, Rover has established itself as a valuable ally of both Ant-Man and Wasp, approaching the world with a childlike sense of wonder.

Rover has been destroyed on a number of occasions, but Pym always rebuilds it.

Overall, Rover resembles a giant ant head; it's occasionally been called "the Antmobile", much to Pym's chagrin and van Dyne's amusement. It is ten feet long, resting on a number of landing struts which double as steering vanes; five feet high, not counting the struts, which add another foot; and roughly seven feet wide at its widest, with the landing struts/steering vanes adding another foot. It has a pair of six foot long insect-like antennae above the cockpit canopies.

Rover is powered by a series of experimental high-density rechargeable batteries; under normal circumstances, Rover can travel for close to four thousand miles before needing to be recharged. A pair of canopy windows open upward, revealing three seats with two sets of steering controls; the rear seat is considered cramped by most people. The earliest versions of Rover used vectored thrust to provide lift; this has been replaced by a Stark Industries experimental contragravity generator (see Stark Industries). The rear quarter of the craft is composed of the engine, which is fed from an air intake situated in front. Being an entirely electric vehicle, Rover does not require fuel; for thrust, it super-heats the air it pulls in to use as thrust, enabling it to fly at speeds approaching 400 mph. The antennae above the canopies tie into its communications and sensor suite. Rover is able to send and receive in all AM, FM, CB, and TV frequencies; its sensor suite includes regular and ground-penetrating radar, infrared optics, and a chemical analyzer. Situated in the rear are a pair of extendable magnetic grapples.

Finally, Rover has its own supply of Pym particles, enabling it to shrink to roughly two inches long.

737 points
Attributes: ST 59 [147*]; DX 13 [36]; IQ 8 [-40]; HT 11 [10].
Secondary Characteristics: Dmg 7d-1/9d; BL 696 lbs.; HP 59 [0]; Will 12 [20]; Per 12 [20]; FP 0 [0]; Basic Speed 6.00 [0]; Basic Move 0 [-30]; Basic Air Move 6 [-12]; Dodge 10.
Languages: English (Native) (Native Language) [0].
Cultural Familiarities: Western [0].
Advantages: Absolute Direction (Requires Signal, -20%) [4]; Active IR (Extended Arc: 240, +75%) [35]; AI [32]; Binding (Magnetic Grapnels) 40 (Increased 1/2D Range 10, +15%; Reduced Range 1/5, -20%) [76]; Circuit Sense 4 [20]; Combat Reflexes [15]; Compartmentalized Mind 1 (Controls, 1/2; No Mental Separation, -20%) [20]; Damage Resistance 8 (Semi-Ablative, -20%) [32]; Discriminatory Smell (Profiling, +50%) [23]; Enhanced Move (Air) 5 (Air Move 192/384 mph; Handling Bonus +2, +10%) [110]; Enhanced Tracking 10 [50]; Enhanced Vehicular Dodge (Piloting (Light Airplane)) 2 [10]; Flight (Planetary, -5%; Small Wings, -10%) [34]; Infravision [10]; Ladar (Extended Arc, 240, +75%) [35]; Machine [25]; Radar (Extended Arc, 240, +75%; Multi-Mode, +50%; Penetrating, +50%) [55]; Reduced Consumption 2 [4]; Sealed [15]; Shrinking 13 (Superscience, -10%) [59]; Telecommunications (Cable Jack) [5]; Telecommunications (Infrared Comm) (Secure, +20%; Video, +40%) [16]; Telecommunications (Laser Comm) (Secure, +20%; Video, +40%) [24]; Telecommunications (Radio) (Secure, +20%; Video, +40%) [16].
Perks: Acceleration Tolerance [1]; Full Tank [1]; Generator [1]; Illumination [1].
Disadvantages: Electrical [-20]; Horizontal [-10]; Maintenance (Electrician/Electronics Repair/Mechanic; 2 People, Monthly) [-4]; No Legs (Aerial) [0]; No Manipulators [-50]; Numb [-20]; Oblivious [-5]; Pacifism (Cannot Harm Innocents) [-10]; Restricted Diet (Electrical Power) [-10]; Selfless (12) [-5]; Sense of Duty (Pym and Allies) [-5]; Social Stigma (Valuable Property) [-10]; Wealth (Dead Broke) [-25].
Quirks: Affected by Magnetism [-1]; Cannot Float [-1]; Hero Worship (Pym) [-1]; Impatient [-1]; Sincere [-1].
Skills: Computer Operation/TL8 (E) IQ+2 [4] 10; Electronics Operation/TL8 (Communications) (A) IQ+4 [2] 12; Electronics Operation/TL8 (Sensors) (A) IQ+4 [2] 12; Geography/TL8 (Political) (H) IQ+0 [4] 8; Innate Attack (Projectile) (E) DX+1 [2] 14; Lip Reading (A) Per+0 [2] 12; Navigation/TL8 (Air) (A) IQ+4 [4] 12; Piloting/TL8 (Light Aircraft) (A) DX+1 [4] 14; Piloting/TL8 (Vertol) (A) DX+1 [4] 14; Tracking (A) Per+2 [8] 14.
Features: Sterile [0].
Starting Spending Money: $0.

* Adjusted with Size, -30%"
Adjusted with No Fine Manipulators, -40%
Includes +4 from Circuit Sense.
Includes +3 from Absolute Direction.

Role-Playing Notes:
Rover possesses a cheerful and helpful personality, and gets bored easily when sitting in a hangar or parking spot.

TL: 8^
Vehicle: Rover
ST/HP: 59
Hnd/SR: +2/3
HT: 11
Move: 6/192
LWt: 1.9
Load: 0.3
SM: +3
Occ: 2+1
DR: 8
Range: 4,000
Cost: $1.5M

Design Notes:
1. Rover is unique, from my point of view; I normally don't make vehicles as characters, preferring to list just the vehicle stat block, but Rover is both a vehicle and an AI.
2. Cost is an estimate, based off the TL9 Air Car in the Basic Set and adjusting for a one-of-a-kind prototype with AI.
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Real Name: Unrevealed, possible inapplicable.
Occupation: Would-be world conqueror.
Identity: The Scarlet Beetle does not use a dual identity.
Legal Status: None.
Other Aliases: None.
Place of Hatching: Chicago, Illinois.
Marital Status: Single (possibly inapplicable).
Known Relatives: None; may or may not consider Dr. Elias Starr his "father" (if he considers Dr. Starr as his "father" (and that's a big "if"), then he'd also see Starr's daughter Ava as his "sister" and Starr's niece Patricia as his "cousin").
Group Affiliation: Former ally of Swarm and Ultron; possible agent of the Cockroach Conspiracy.
Base of Operations: Chicago, Illinois, metro area.
History: The Scarlet Beetle is a product of genetic engineering on a beetle designed to control other insects. The Scarlet Beetle was designed and developed by Dr. Elias Starr as part of a scheme to wrest control of the ants from his scientific rival, Dr. Henry Pym, better known in some circles as Ant-Man (see Ant-Man; Starr, Dr. Elias). However, the Beetle grew too fast and intelligent for Starr to fully control, and took control of the solitary insects in their native Chicago with the intent of destroying all humans and claiming the world for himself to rule. To defeat his renegade creation, Starr had to make an alliance of convenience with his rival. In the end, the Scarlet Beetle was destroyed.

However, the Beetle at the last moment transferred its mind to another beetle, eventually turning the beetle into a duplicate of his original form. Months later, the Beetle reappeared, having formed an alliance with the robotic Ultron, who had similar goals (see Ultron). It took the combined efforts of the Avengers, of whom Ant-Man is a founding member, to defeat their combined forces (see Avengers). Ultron was seemingly destroyed (he got better), but instead of destroying the Scarlet Beetle, Pym and the Avengers used Ant-Man's Pym particle infused shrinking formula to reduce the Scarlet Beetle to the size of a regular insect and imprisoned him in an insect habitat.

During a later confrontation between the Pym and Ultron, the Scarlet Beetle's habitat was cracked open, enabling the Beetle to escape. Where and when the Scarlet Beetle will appear next is unknown.
Height: (upright on hind legs) 12' 8" (2' of which is in the antennae); (at shoulder, horizontally) 4' 11".
Weight: 750 lbs.
Eyes: Black.
Hair: None.
Skin: Red.
Other Distinguishing Features: He's a giant beetle, with six limbs, a set of wings hidden under a carapace, a pair of two-feet long antennae, and large mandibles emerging from the mouth.
Uniform: None.
Strength Level: The Scarlet Beetle possesses superhuman strength enabling him to lift (press) roughly six tons.
Known Superhuman Powers: The Scarlet Beetle possesses the psychic power to mentally control arthropod life, although hive mind insects such as ants and bees have proven resistant to his control.

The Scarlet Beetle can also upon dying transfer its mind to the body of any other beetle in a ten mile radius; this new beetle body then takes on the Scarlet Beetle's unique coloration and begins growing to his full size.

As a beetle, the Scarlet Beetle has the typical attributes of an insect in his order, with a set of wings hidden under a rear carapace permitting him to fly, claws on all six limbs, and a sharp bite. His chitin is strong enough to enable him to withstand most conventional assault rifle fire. He possesses a powerful bite; coupled with his mandibles' grip, he is capable of biting a person's head or limbs clean off. As an insect, his biology is capable of consuming most plant and animal matter, including things that would normally be toxic to vertebrate life.
Paraphernalia: When working with Ultron, the Scarlet Beetle had a swarm of robot beetles at his command which responded to his mental commands.

972 points
Attributes: ST 27/88 [64*]; DX 11 [20]; IQ 13 [60]; HT 11 [10].
Secondary Characteristics: SM +2; Dmg 3d-1/5d+1 (10d/12d); BL 146 lbs. (1,549 lbs.); HP 27 [0]; Will 15 [10]; Per 13 [0]; FP 11 [0]; Basic Speed 5.50 [0]; Basic Move 5 [0]; Basic Air Move 11 [0]; Dodge 9.
Languages: English (Native) (Native Language) [0].
Cultural Familiarities: None [-1].
Advantages: 3D Spatial Sense [10]; Ally (Insect Swarm; 5% or less of Starting Cost; Minion (Non-Sapient), +0%; Summonable, +100%; Psionic, -10%) (15) [2]; Animal Telepathy Talent 4 [20]; Claws (Sharp Claws) [5]; Combat Reflexes [15]; Damage Resistance 30 [150]; Enhanced Move (Air) 1/2 (Air Move 16/32 mph) [20]; Extra Arms 2 (Short, -50%) [10]; Flight (Winged, -25%) [30]; High Pain Threshold [10]; Injury Tolerance (No Blood) [5]; Mind Control (Independent, +70%; Specific: Arthropods, -50%; Psionic, -10%) [55]; Regrowth [40]; Resistant to Poisons/Toxins +3 [5]; Speak With Animals (Specialized: Arthropods, -50%; Universal, +20%; Psionic, -10%) [15]; Striker (Cutting, Mandibles) (Limited Arc: In Front, -40%) [5]; Super ST +9/+70 (Size, -20%) [342]; Teeth (Sharp Teeth) [1]; Universal Digestion [5]; Unkillable 3 (No Unkillable 1, -50) [100]; Vibtration Sense [10].
Perks: Striking Surface [1].
Disadvantages: Fragile (Brittle) [-15]; Megalomania [-10]; Short Arms (2 Arms) [-10]; Social Stigma (Monster) [-15]; Wealth (Dead Broke) [-25].
Quirks: Ambitious [-1]; Bulky Frame [-1]; Disorganized [-1]; Haughty [-1]; Sarcastic [-1].
Skills: Aerobatics (H) DX+3 [8] 14; Animal Handling (Insects) (A) IQ+2 [1] 16; Brawling (E) DX+3 [8] 14; Climbing (A) DX+1 [4] 12; Flight (A) HT+1 [4] 12; Jumping (E) DX+1 [2] 12; Running (A) HT+1 [4] 12; Strategy (Land) (H) IQ-1 [2] 12.
Features: Born Biter 2 [0].
Starting Spending Money: $0.

* Adjusted for Size, -20%.
Includes +9/+70 from Super ST.
Includes +3 from 3D Spatial Sense.
Includes +4 from Animal Telepathy Talent.

Role-Playing Notes:
The Scarlet Beetle believes that insects, not humans, should be dominant in the world, and irrationally believes je rules over all insects in the world. When lowering himself to conversing with humans, he takes an arrogant, sarcastic tone, often mocking the humans.

In the comics, the Scarlet Beetle was basically a 1960s Atomic Horror creature, the result of radioactive mutation. He seems to have a fan base among both the readers and creative teams as he's still making appearances and cameos in the comics. I've tried to keep the feel while updating the science to something not as blatantly wrong.
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