Golden Age Spectre

Golden Age Spectre
Dex:  18   Str:  25   Body:   25
Int:  19   Will: 28   Mind:   30
Infl: 20   Aura: 30   Spirit: 30
Initiative: 57  Hero Points: 350

Aura of Fear: 12
Awareness: 25
Dimension Travel: 13
Magic Sense: 30
Self Link (Spirit Travel): 35
Sorcery: 45

Occultist: 20

Advantages: Connection: Mystical Community (High)

Drawbacks: Secret Identity; Strange Appearance

Alter Ego: James Corrigan

Motivation: Upholding the Good (WWII era), Seeking Justice (later)
Occupation: Police Detective
Wealth: 5

Source:World at War Sourcebook, page 67
Also see: 2nd Edition; Modern Age
affiliations: All-Star SquadronJustice Society of America

Ed's Notes: OMFG... ROTFLMFAO! Is there a single character in the game more stupidly overpowered that this guy?! I can not imagine an in-game scenario that could possibly present a PC playing the Golden Age Spectre with anything even remotely resembling an interesting challenge. TRIGON maybe. Maybe.  Yeah, the Golden Age Spectre was basically a god. And he was a founding member of the JSA! WHY?! WHY DOES THIS GUY NEED A TEAM?! Especially one with badass normals like Doctor Midnite, Wildcat and Sandman on it! What frickin' problem could this guy not solve all on his own with a snap of his fingers?! (Even including THAT problem!) 

Now... I've read a bit of early All-Star Comics (the JSA's original title) and it occasionally shows things like a low level mook escaping from the Spectre on foot. It also shows very little of any power that warrants numbers like what's shown above. (He usually PUNCHES the bad guys.) (WITH AN 18/25?! SERIOUSLY?!) So it's certainly possible that the game over-powers him. But then... He DID once singlehandedly stand toe-to-toe with the Anti-Monitor, so... yeah, maybe not?

(And regarding that JSA note... Yeah, he should absolutely have Advantage: Connection: Justice Society of America (High)

Any usage of the Golden Age Spectre would HAVE to be limited to that of an NPC, as a stand-in for the Phantom Stranger, and his role in the modern age.

First Appearance: More Fun Comics #52 (February, 1940)

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