Characters found in various DC and Marvel encyclopedias, The League Of Regrettable Supervillains and comicvine.gamespot.com
Hello fellow comic book lovers! It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take another look at some strange characters. Now, let’s begin!
- The Top Real Name: Roscoe Dillon Status: Villain (Deceased) First Appeared: Flash #122 (1961) DC Powers: Generates and controls centrifugal energy by spinning at high speeds.
Roscoe was always obsessed with the spinning of tops. As an adult, he turned this obsession into a weapon gaining mastery of centrifugal force. This strangely increased his intelligence to extremely high levels. Unfortunately, the sudden intelligence burst granted him a weakness to the Flash’s speed force. This causes the villain’s brain to overheat, and he dies.
- Swarm Real Name: Fritz von Meyer Status: Villain Creator: Marvel First Appeared: The Champions # 14 (1977) Powers: Body composed of several hundred thousand bees, flight, Immunity to conventional attack
Fritz was a former Nazi scientist that began to study killer bees. While trying to create a device to control them, the bees attacked him. They tore the scientist apart, and his consciousness was transmitted into the swarm. Fritz goes on a villainous rampage, only to be stopped by the Greek god, Hercules.