BRONTOSAUR RUSS

Real Name: Unrevealed (first name possibly Russ)

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Would-be superhero

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Detroit, Michigan, USA

First Appearance: (seen on a smart phone screen) Great Lakes Avengers I#4 (March, 2017)

Powers/Abilities: Brontosaur Russ does not appear to have any superhuman powers but he does fancy himself a superhero and wears a dinosaur costume.

It was not clear what sort of abilities or skills he might have as a superhero but he was likable enough to receive two friends on the Firestarter dating app.

Height: Unrevealed (approximately 5'6") (approximately 6'10" with costume)
Weight: Unrevealed (approximately 150 lbs.)
Eyes: Unrevealed (possibly brown? - see comments)
Hair: Black

History:
(Great Lakes Avengers I#4 (fb) - BTS) - Calling himself a superhero, Detroit native Brontosaur Russ joined the Firestarter dating app, "seductively" posing while lounging on a couch.

(Great Lakes Avengers I#4 - BTS) - Wishing to date another superhero, lawyer Connie Ferrari searched "single super heroes" in the Detroit area and came across Brontosaur Russ' Firestarter profile. Repulsed, Connie expressed annoyance to her assistant Amy that Brontosaur Russ was the best Detroit had to offer and lamented that once one dated real superheroes, nothing else compared.

Comments: Created by Zac Gorman and Jacob Chabot.

    The only art depicting Brontosaur Russ (see main image above) did not show his eyes clearly enough to determine a color. They pretty much just looked like black dots but since normal humans don't have black eyes, I'd guess his eyes were more likely brown in color, which matches the common color found in those with black hair.

    I personally think Brontosaur Russ is hilariously silly. I'd love to see him show up again and actually join the Great Lakes Avengers!

Profile by Proto-Man.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Brontosaur Russ
should be distinguished from:


Firestarter app

The Firestarter app was an online dating app that Brontosaur Russ signed up for and created a dating profile on. Later, lawyer Connie Ferrari searched "single super heroes" in the Detroit area and came across Brontosaur Russ' Firestarter profile.

--Great Lakes Avengers I#4

images: (without ads)
Great Lakes Avengers I#4, p11, pan2 (Brontosaur Russ & the Firestarter app images)


Appearances:
Great Lakes Avengers I#4 (March, 2017) - Zac Gorman (writer), Jacob Chabot (art), Tom Brevoort (editor)


First posted: 11/19/2022
Last updated: 11/19/2022

Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.

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