Real Name: Astig

Identity/Class: Mutant human

Occupation: Band member

Affiliations: rest of Batch 72

Enemies: Tagos - Bahay Gang (who are able to walk through walls)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Philippines

First Appearance: Batch 72 #1 (Alamat Comics)

Powers/Abilities: Invulnerable

History: Thirty years ago a genetic experiment was carried out by a secret organisation. They used the Philippines to test a DNA altering drug called Batch 72. The results were beyond their wildest dreams, with one in a hundred exposed gaining superhuman powers. After that it was difficult to keep the experiment a secret, and in the early 1980's the organisation's operations were publically exposed and discontinued.

Nowadays thousands of Filipinos are "Super Pinoys". One group, all college students in Manila, decide to form a garage band called Batch 72. They don't plan to be superheroes, but life sometimes refuses to go to plan...

Astig is the band's bass player. He discovered his powers when he tried to commit suicide by jumping off a building, only to walk away uninjured. Quiet and shy, Astig doesn't really care what happens to him, as his invulnerability protects him from pretty much any injury.

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