Real Name: Bobby Karras

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: ex-Vice cop

Affiliations: Vinne "the Bug" Carmone

Enemies: Raymond Myers

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: The Guardian #1 (Spectrum Comics, 1984)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled fighter. Athlete, in peak physical condition.

History: New York City police officer Bobby Karras is fired from the force by his captain, Raymond Myers, who is "owned" by a drug dealer. Instead of giving up, Karras decides to tackle crime his own way. Working hard for three months in the gym, he becomes the Guardian, teaming with informant Vinne "the Bug" Carmone to battle street crime.

Comments: A very short lived character, whose title lasted only two issues.

Thanks to Carl Polzel for most of the above information.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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