Animal Man

Animal Man
Dex:   6   Str:   4   Body:    5
Int:   5   Will:  6   Mind:    5
Infl:  5   Aura:  5   Spirit:  5
Initiative: 16  Hero Points:  45

Animal Mimicry: 13

Limitations: Can only mimic powers and skills of Animals within 8 AP's of distance.

Advantages: Connection: Justice League International (High)

Drawbacks: Married; Secret Identity

Alter Ego: Buddy Baker
Motivation: Upholding the Good
Occupation: Movie Stuntman
Wealth: 4

Source: 2nd Edition Background/Roster Book, page 45; Justice League Sourcebook, page 47

Ed's Notes: The JL Sourcebook lists his Connection as Justice Legaue International, vs. the B/R Book, which lists Justice League Europe. I lump ALL non-American Justice Leagues into "International" so we're going with that one.  The JL sourcebook also omits the Limitation on his power.  As I recall him having it, I'm leaving it in, but... A thought... For as much shit as Aquaman gets for being "useless" WTF is up with this guy?! If he's more than a quarter-mile from the City Zoo, he's basically just a guy.  A handful of high level street-toughs wouldn't have too much trouble taking him out. Also, why "Secret Identity?" I mean... does anybody really CARE who he is?! Lol.  Cool picture by Dan Brereton though!

First Appearance: Strange Adventures #180 (September, 1965)


  1. I think in the new 52 he's a bit less useless. Isn't he one of the caretakers of the red?

  2. Yeah, he's part of the "red". The distance requirement went away by the time he got his own book. But it only restricted the exotic abilities. Most people are within a 1/4 mile of a bird, an insect, or some other critter.

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