10 Facts About Ambush Bug


Ambush Bug is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Ambush Bug's origin is disputed, although the most commonly accepted origin is that Brum-El of the planet Schwab sent his clothes from his supposedly doomed planet, hoping that his wardrobe would survive, only to have it intercepted by a giant radioactive space spider.

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At first, Ambush Bug was a villain, named after a type of insect, and dressed in a green, skintight suit that covers his whole body, with two orange antennae.

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Ambush Bug became popular enough to be featured in two comic book miniseries and several specials, plotted and pencilled by Keith Giffen and scripted by Robert Loren Fleming.

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Ambush Bug is largely considered an absurd character and is rarely used by other writers, though he still exists in the DC Universe and occasionally still appears in some DC Comics.

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Ambush Bug is the only character who appears in costume and, as is typical for his appearances since his creation, appears to understand that he is in a comic book.

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Ambush Bug is aware of his fictionality and aware of events in other publishers' comic books.

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Ambush Bug once was shown being able to follow the internal dialogue between Firestorm's component personalities.

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Ambush Bug's unusual way of thinking is a great advantage and often allows him to guess opponents' tactics and outmaneuver them, humiliating them in the process.

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Ambush Bug tries to thwart Bat-Mite's attempts to make the show jump the shark and force its cancellation while assisting Batman and Aquaman in fighting Gorilla Grodd.

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