Wednesday, April 08, 2009

DC COMICS:Solomon Grundy (Golden Age)


Real Name: Solomon Grundy

Base of Operations: Slaughter Swamp (Outside Gotham City)
Height: 7’ 5”

Weight: 517 lbs
Eyes: White
Hair: White

Unusual Features: Low sloping brow, zombie like skin colour.

Marital Status: n/a

First Appearance: All-American Comics #61 (October 1944)

Group Affiliation: Injustice Society

Attributes: Agility: d8, Smarts: d4, Spirit: d6, Strength: d12+10, Vigor d12+8

Charisma: -4, Pace: 8, Parry: 7, Toughness: 18

Skills: Climb d8, Fighting d10, Intimidation d12, Notice d6, Throw d6,

Edges: Berserk, Brawny, Fleet-footed, Sweep, Two-Fisted

Hindrances: All-Thumbs, Clueless, Mean, Overconfident, Ugly.

Super Powers:

Attack Melee: +3d6, AP 5, Focus, Knock-back
Construct (Ignore “repair only)
Fearless
Growth +1, Monster
Healing, Rejuvination (self only)
Immunity, Magic, Cold, Heat
Toughness +4, Hardy, Heavy Armor

From the wiki:

Solomon Grundy has superhuman strength and endurance. His strength has varied greatly through the years, for instance, in the Long Halloween story arc, Batman beat Grundy, while at various points his strength is on par with Superman's. He is virtually indestructible thanks to the elemental energy that imbues his form with pseudo-life. He is nearly invulnerable to physical, magical and energy attacks and he is not affected by fire or cold. He has proven highly resistant to the effects of the
original Green Lantern's power ring (which is attributed to his part-plant essence; originally because he had absorbed plant matter from the swamp, and later because he was a partial "plant elemental" like Swamp Thing). He does not need to eat, sleep or breathe.

While he has occasionally been destroyed, he has always returned to life sooner or later, though often with different personalities and powers.


A brief history of Solomon Grundy

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