TARANTULA (ORIGINAL)

ALIAS: Jonathan Law
OCCUPATION: Pulp mystery novelist
BASE OF OPERATIONS: New York City
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 180 pounds
EYES Blue
HAIR: Blond
RACE: Human
TECH LEVEL: Modern (1)

Reflexes 3D: Acrobatics 9D, brawling 7D, climbing 9D, dodge 8D, sneak 8D
Coordination 3D: Marksmanship 6D (web gun +2D)
Physique 3D: Leap 6D, lifting 4D
Knowledge 2D: Criminology 3D, research 7D, scholar 6D (mystery men +1D), science 5D, security 3D
Perception 3D: Artist (writer) 7D, engineering 5D, hide 8D, invent 5D, search 6D, shadowing 8D, streetwise 4D, surveillance 7D
Presence 2D: Bluff 5D, intimidation 7D, persuasion 5D, willpower 6D

ADVANTAGES/DISADVANTAGES: Ally (All-Star Squadron) -24D, Courage -2D, Observant -2D, Speed Draw (web gun) -1D, Wealth -2D; Dependent (Olga his housekeeper) +1D, Enemy (Axis agents) +6D, Secret Identity +3D.

SPEED: 30
PDV: 4
UNARMED BDV: 4D
P/L BONUS: +2
HERO POINTS: 11
CHARACTER POINTS: 89
BODY POINTS: 39

EQUIPMENT: Suction cup boots (Clinging 6D), web gun (Shoots out a strand of a sticky nylon that can entangle a target from head to toe; multiple targets can only be hit if all targets are in the direct line of fire. The nylon has an AV of 7 against cutting or slashing attacks and 15 against all others; scale modifier of 5, and 30 Body Points. Shoots a line that the Tarantula can swing from; +2D to acrobatics and + 1D to climbing rolls; will support up to 300 pounds of weight without snapping).

Published by Barry Reese

Professional author that has worked for publishers as diverse as Marvel Comics, Moonstone Books, Wild Cat Books, Airship 27 and Pro Se Press!

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