Silver Scarab

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Origin: Gimmick
Real Name: Hector Hall
First Appearance: All-Star Squadron #25 [DC Comics September 1983]
                            Character created by Roy Thomas and Jerry Ordway


Prowess 4 {Fair}
Coordination 6* {Great}
Strength 6* {Great}
Intellect 5 {Good}
Awareness 5 {Good}
Willpower 5 {Good}

Stamina: 8
Determination: 1

*Coordination is 5 and Strength is 4 outside the Scarab Suit.


Martial Arts
Science (Solar Power)
Technology Expert
Weapons (Melee)


Defensive Device ["Scarab Suit"] 6 {Great}
       Damage Resistance          
       Blast ["Solar Blast", Shooting]
       Energy Absorption 


. Thrill-Seeker: wants to prove his worth to his heroic parents.
. Gadgeteer.
. Fierce Rivalry: Northwind. 

Points: 60


Hector Hall is the son of Carter and Shiera Hall, the original Hawkman and Hawkgirl, and was born in Cairo, Egypt, while his parents were on an archaeological expedition. Hector felt neglected by his parents as he grew up; although Shiera had retired from crimefighting when Hector was born, Carter still battled menaces as Hawkman, or he and Shiera would often go on expeditions and leave Hector with babysitters. When Hector's parents took him to the hidden city of Feithera, home of the winged bird-people, to visit their godson Norda (now known as Northwind), Hector was unhappy because he could not fly with Hawkman and Hawkgirl as Norda could.

Hector began his college studies at UCLA, where he began building the armored suit he would eventually wear as the Silver Scarab. Hector discovered that his childhood friend Lyta Trevor, daughter of the Golden Age Wonder Woman, was also a student at UCLA. Hector began dating Lyta, and one night showed her his armored costume. Lyta, meanwhile, longed to become the next Wonder Woman. That night they decided to ask their parents to sponsor them for membership in the Justice Society of America as the Silver Scarab and Fury.

Silver Scarab and Fury were joined by Northwind and Nuklon in their application for JSA membership, but were all turned down due to their inexperience. Silver Scarab, Fury, and other young super-heroes instead joined a new group, Infinity, Inc.

My first attempt on creating a suit of powered armor. I'm not quite confident I managed to do it right, maybe it's because the format wasn't settled by the ICONS canon, which is, I wasn't able to find on the published books a defining format for depicting such armors. I called it "Defensive Device", but it sounded a bit dull, somehow. Converted characters, most of the times, unavoidably exceeds the 45-point limitation that the ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying Game core book recommends. Character revised according to rules presented in ICONS Great Power book. Streamlined, once again, according to ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying: The Assembled Edition.


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