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| Affiliation = [[Liberty League]]<br>[[The Allies]]<br>[[Freak Force]]
 
| Affiliation = [[Liberty League]]<br>[[The Allies]]<br>[[Freak Force]]
| Relatives = [[Justice Farrell]] (son); [[Liberty Farrell]] (daughter); [[Damien DarkLord|Damien]](a.k.a. [[Darklord]], grandson)
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| Relatives = [[Justice Farrell]] (son); [[Liberty Farrell]] (daughter); Damien (a.k.a. [[Darklord]], grandson)
 
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| Quotation = Human, John Armstrong was arguably the best man there ever was. Bionic... He's better.
 
   
 
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*{{Unique Physiology|Enhanced Physiology}}: Originally Superpatriot derived his superhuman abilities from experiments done on him by the Germans during World War II.
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* {{Superhuman Strength}}
** {{Superhuman Strength}}: Superpatriot is superhumanly strong, during World War II he was shown to be able to lift and throw tanks against enemy troops.
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* {{Accelerated Healing|Regenerative Powers}}
** {{Superhuman Stamina}}
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* {{Cybernetic Enhancement|Telescopic Vision}}
** {{Superhuman Durability}}
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* {{Cybernetic Enhancement|Microscopic Vision}}
** {{Accelerated Healing}}: If injured Superpatriot can recover at an accelerated rate.
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* {{Decelerated Aging}}
*** {{Decelerated Aging}}: His healing factor has slowed down his aging granting him an extended life span.
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** {{Superhuman Agility}}
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* {{Metamorphosis}}: His [[cyborg]] limbs can stretch and grow many types of guns and weaponry
** {{Superhuman Reflexes}}
 
* {{Cybernetic Enhancement}}: After losing his limbs and part of his face Superpatriot was equipped with advanced cybernetics that restored his body to his original power levels and granted him new abilities.
 
** {{Enhanced Senses}}: Superpatriot's cybernetics grant him extremely sharp senses.
 
*** {{Superhuman Sight}}: Night, microscopic and telescopic vision.
 
** {{Metamorphosis}}: His cybernetic limbs can reconstruct themselves to a molecular level, this gives him the ability to stretch his limbs and reshape them into firearms.
 
*** {{Energy Projection}}: Superpatriot can morph his limbs into laser cannons although he doesn't do it very often since lasers consume much energy.
 
*** {{Pyrokinesis}}: Superpatriot can also transform his limbs into flamethrowers.
 
** {{Superhuman Durability|Secondary Skin Layer}}: Superpatriot is equipped with a secondary skin layer implanted under his organic skin that makes him bulletproof and laser resistant.
 
*{{Flight}}{{Formerly}}: From the 1940's to the 1960's Superpatriot used a drug that gave him the ability to fly, he stopped taking it after discovering that it had hallucinating effects.
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 23:55, April 22, 2019

Real Name
John Quincy Armstrong
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Justice Farrell (son); Liberty Farrell (daughter); Damien (a.k.a. Darklord, grandson)
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Superpatriot is an Image Comics superhero created by Erik Larsen in 1992. Superpatriot has had regular appearances in Erik Larsen's titles, whether in his own mini-series or as a supporting character and is currently a member of the Liberty League.

Superpatriot was once Johnny Armstrong, a soldier in World War II. Captured by the Germans, Armstrong was used as a guinea pig for scientific experiments and gained superhuman powers. He destroyed the base at which he was being kept so that the Nazis could not replicate the process on their own troops, and donned an American flag-styled costume to become Superpatriot. Superpatriot later joined the superhero group called The Allies, working with such figures as Supreme and Mighty Man, and protected the innocent for many decades.

However, in the 1990s, SuperPatriot was faced with more brutal and intense supervillains than ever before and began to have difficulty dealing with them. Eventually, he was overpowered by members of the Vicious Circle, a group of supervillains organized by Chicago crime-boss Overlord. Superpatriot was savagely attacked by his foes, with the shark-man Mako biting off his limbs and much of his face. Left for dead, Superpatriot's body was taken by Cyberdata, a corporation of subversive scientists, and transformed into a powerful cyborg.

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Superpatriot & Claire Bono-Armstrong from Superpatriot: War on Terror #2

Initially his transformation made him highly unstable and he embarked upon a violent spree of vigilante murders, clashing with the Savage Dragon. Superpatriot was easily controlled while in this addled state and was made into a puppet killing machine by terrorist groups like the Covenant of the Sword. Also, he was temporarily controlled by the entity known as The Horde. Fortunately, the Superpatriot later regained his own mind and became a superhero again, joining the newly-formed Chicago group called Freak Force.

Sometime after being freed from Cyberdata & the Covenant of the Sword's control John learned that he had fathered two children. The twins (a boy and a girl) grew up to become Libery & Justice. His ex-wife, who the twins and John thought dead, was revealed to be alive and was a member of the Covenant of the Sword prior to marrying John. His daughter also seems to think the Covenant isn't as bad as it's made out to be.

Superpatriot is well-respected in the superhero community, becoming one of the main resistance leaders during the Mars Attacks The Image Universe crossover.

In the 'Savage World', the alternate Earth depicted in Larsen's Savage Dragon series, Superpatriot was controlled by Cyberface until his eventual downfall. Afterwards, he rejoined the newly reestablished Liberty League and has had various adventures, including meeting Claire Bono, and eventually marrying her.

Superpatriot is currently still married, to the much younger Claire.

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Trivia Edit

  • Erik Larsen had the prototype design for the Superpatriot long before the character was introduced in his Savage Dragon series. While working at Marvel Comics in the early 90's, Larsen and Fabian Nicieza made a pitch for the new X-Factor series which ultimately was given to Peter David instead. Their team would have included the Superpatriot.
  • Larsen later used his designs for a highly similar character called "Cyborg X" that appeared during Larsen's run on Spider-Man with numerous hints that this was the Crimson Commando, a patriotic member of Freedom Force.
  • Invincible, a newer Image character created by Robert Kirkman, has been depicted as a fan of Superpatriot. Claire Bono, Superpatriot's wife, was the executor of Invincible's father's will and is now a friend and confidante to Invincible's mom.

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