Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extratemporal (Earth-5555 circa 8162 AD) human (see comments)
Group Membership: None
Enemies: Death's Head (Freelance Peacekeeping Agent), Short Fuse, Spratt
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Amos Snucker, several others
Base of Operations: Los Angeles Resettlement, Earth-5555 circa 8162 AD
First Appearance: Death's Head I#7 (June, 1989)
Powers/Abilities: Photofit possessed the superhuman ability to take on the form of any humanoid he encountered. He usually killed the people he copied, but this was not necessary for his powers to work. His real body was an undefined blank slate he was able to mould like clay into whatever shape he desired. His suit was comprised of an unstable molecule-like material that responded to his thoughts and copied his victims' attire.
(Death's Head I#7 - BTS) - The shape shifting criminal Photofit had a rather substantial bounty on his head that the mechanoid bounty hunter Death's Head and his partner Spratt were eager to collect. Using technology to see through the villain's assumed identities, Head and Spratt chased him down. Scared for his life, Photofit figured he needed to get out of the country and decided to enter a gameshow called "Run To Rio", unaware of the fact his getaway car had been bugged.
(Death's Head I#7) - Photofit arrived at the O.T.T. TV studios, carelessly killing one of the security guards and taking over his form to gain access to the Run To Rio studio. Unaware Death's Head and Spratt were closing in on him, Photofit discarded the guard's form and took over Amos Snucker, a contestant who had made it into the final round of the game. Just as Death's Head was ready to take him down, the mechanoid was ambushed backstage by bounty hunters Big Shot and Shortfuse, who were both hired to kill him. While Head dealt with this threat, Spratt jumped on the stage to deal with Photofit. As luck would have it, he was selected as the last finalist for the show. When Photofit started to lose to Spratt, he revealed his true identity and threatened to shoot him. The hostage situation was broken up when Death's Head fight against Big Shot moved to the stage. Taking this opportunity to flee, Photofit decided the best way to escape was by transforming into Death's Head. Unfortunately, he ran into Short Fuse who tried to kill 'Death's Head' with one of his bombs. When Photofit revealed his true identity, Short Fuse was so shocked he was unable to disarm his bomb on time and they both perished in the ensuing explosion. After the fight, Death's Head and Spratt looked through the debris for enough of Photofit's corpse to still collect the bounty.
Comments: Created by Simon Furman, Bryan Hitch and Jeff Anderson.
The source of Photofit's powers are unknown. He could've been a mutant, a mutate or a technology user. He personally reminds me a lot of the Chameleon (Dmitri Anatoly Smerdyakov Kravinoff).
Profile by MarvellousLuke
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Death's Head I#7, p8, pan2 (main image)
Death's Head I#6, p22, pan5 (face)
Death's Head I#7 (June 1989) - Simon Furman(writer), Bryan Hitch(pencils), Jeff Anderson(inks), Steve White(editor)
Last updated: 08/25/13
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