Real Name: Lemar Hoskins
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Battlestar possesses superhuman strength and stamina thanks to treatments given to him by the Power Broker.
Battlestar has received rigorous training in hand-to-hand combat, gymnastics, and acrobatics.
Battlestar carries a shield made out of Adamantium that looks similar to Captain America's World War II shield.
Lamar Hoskins was once a wrestler who was given superhuman strength by the Power Broker. After being given superhuman strength he joined a team called the Bold Urban Commandos (Buckies), who supported the Super-Patriot (John Walker). Together Walker and the Buckies attacked Captain America (Steve Rogers) and lost.
Months later John Walker was contacted by the Commission on Superhuman Activities and was then chosen to replace Captain America. John then asked the Commission if his former partners could join him in his activities.
The Commission debated and denied most of the applicants except for Lamars' and agreed to let him become the new Bucky. After several missions as Bucky, Lamar decided to work on his own and created the identity of Battlestar. Working with Captain America for some time he eventually decided to retire and went home to Chicago. After some time he joined up with Silver Sable's Wild Pack.
Recently Lemar joined Solo and Typeface to form an underground opposition to the Superhuman Registration Act. Soon other heroes and villains who opposed the act joined the group such as Network, Gladiatrix, and others. However they were soon raided by S.H.I.E.L.D. agents who managed to capture several individuals including Battlestar, Solo, and Typeface.
First Appearance: Captain America (1968) #341
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Avengers Unconquered (2009)
#6 Captain America (1968)
- 'Challenge of the Sub-Mariner!'#7
- 'The Final Battle!'
Captain America: Hail Hydra (2011)
#4 Civil War (2006)
- 'Captain America: Hail Hydra Part 4'
#6 Civil War Chronicles (2007)
- 'Civil War, Part Six of Seven'#7
- 'Civil War, Part Seven of Seven'
Civil War: Battle Damage Report (2007)
Civil War: Front Line (2006)
#3 Daredevil (1964)
- 'Part Three'#4
- 'Part Four'#6
- 'Part Six'
#18 Die Spinne (1980)
- 'Cyberwar, Part Two: The Enemy Within'#19
- 'Cyberwar, Part Three: Siege'
#224 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'Venoms Braut'#236
- 'Sieg der Gerechtigkeit'
#372 Marvel (1988)
- 'No More the Hero!'#373
- 'Shattered Lives'
Marvel Zombies Destroy! (2012)
#1 Marvel Zombies Supreme (2011)
- 'Zombie Invaders'#2
- 'Dead Dead Dugan'#3
- 'A World Upside Down'#4
- 'Into The Belly Of The Beasts'#5
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A To Z Update (2010)
#1 Quasar (1989)
- 'Marlene Alraune to Zuri'
Silver Sable and the Wild Pack (1992)
#3 Spider-Man Unlimited (1993)
- 'Big Guns-Part2-The Corrupt Pulpit'#3 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'Big Guns-Part2-The Corrupt Pulpit'#4
- 'My Dinner with Doom?'#5
- 'Double Jeopardy'#6
- 'Museum of Theft'#7
- 'Exhibition Closed'#8
- 'War Criminal'#9
- 'Crossed Purposes'#11
- 'Battle Lines'#12#15
- 'Vipers in Our Midst!'#16
- 'Crusaders Against Hunger'#17
- 'Enlightened Allies'#18
- 'Recouping Losses'#19
- 'My Enemy, My Ally'#21
- 'Home of the Bodybag'#22
- 'Don't Believe the Hype'#23
- 'Death Threats'#24
- 'Family Value'#25
- 'Blood and Sand'#27
- 'On The Loose'#29
- 'Stolen History'#30
- 'Regretful Decisions'#33
- 'Decisions Undone'#34
- 'Real Life'#35
- 'Once More Into The Fray'
#16 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
- 'The Wages Of Conquest'
#375 The Amazing Spider-Man (1999)
- 'Spidey Vs. Venom: The Final Confrontation!'
The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
HC The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'The Marvel Encyclopedia'
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Update '89 (1989)
#1 Thunderbolts (1997)
- 'Adversary to Chameleon'
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