Real Name: Kelvin Mao
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Armored plated skin, night vision and super-hearing.
Kelvin Mao was a Gotham City police officer who nearly died in the line of duty while fighting Space Parasites Angon. Kelvin was among the small number of Parasite victims that survived the attack, having his metagene activated and gaining superhuman powers. He wanted revenge for the deaths of his fellow officers that Angon killed. He made an abandoned subway terminus his headquarters, storing up a huge cache of weaponry. Taking the name Ballistic, he introduced himself to Commissioner Gordon and asked for the help of Batman III (Azrael) in taking down Angon. Ballistic and batman lured Angon to a booby-trapped house and detonated a series of explosives which wounded the creature and forced it to flee. Ballistic enjoyed this fight so much that he decided to go into business as a bounty-hunter.
Ballistic joined an army of Earth's superheroes to destroy the Space Parasites. Soon after he accepted membership in the Forgotten Heroes. As a member he helps free Resurrection man from captivity and helps defeat cosmic menace Warpchild.
First Appearance: Batman (1940) Annual 17
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Adventure Comics (2009)
#4#5 Batman (1940)
- 'He Primed Me: Part Two - Flame War'
Annual 17 Batman: Road To No Man's Land (2015)
- 'Bloodlines: Outbreak: Ballistic'#506
- 'Knightquest: The Crusade: Malevolent Maniaxe'#507
- 'Knightquest: The Crusade: Ballistic'#557
- 'Aftershock: Ballistic's Evidence'
Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps (2009)
HC Blood Pack (1995)
- 'Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps'TPB
- 'Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps'
#1 Bloodbath (1993)
- 'Episode One: All Shook Up'#2
- 'Episode Two: Blue Hawaii'#3
- 'Episode Three: Viva Las Vegas!'#4
- 'Episode Four: It's Now or Never'
Crisis Final (2014)
#49 Final Crisis (2008)
- 'All the Kings Men'
Final Crisis: Superman Beyond (2008)
Green Lantern 80-Page Giant (1998)
#2 Guy Gardner: Warrior (1994)
- 'Team-Ups From A to Z!'
#29 Infinite Crisis (2005)
- 'It's My Party And I'll Fight If I Want To'#39
- 'Merriment, Mistletoe, and...Mayhem!'
Resurrection Man (1997)
#23 Showcase '94 (1994)
- 'The Female of the Species'#24
- 'Forgotten But Not Gone'#25
- 'Millennium Then'#26
- 'Millennium Now!'#27
- 'The End of the Earth'
#12 The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
- 'Ballistic - Triumph - Oracle'
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'
Black Lantern Corps
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