Sentry (Robert "Bob" Reynolds)
First appearance 2000
Bob Reynolds is a simple student with the habit of alcoholism, drug addict, the victim of frequent depressions and mental disorders. Together with a companion, he breaks into a laboratory in search of synthetic drugs that make him 'bust', and for this he drinks a strange secret potion, thus obtaining his superpowers. The potion will later prove to be a variant of the supersoldato serum used on Captain America, with the distinction of being about a million times more powerful and adaptable to every human organism, unlike the previous one, proved effective only on Steve Rogers and few others; the discovery led its creators to the decision to make it disappear, in the fear that they could create infinite powerful beings like Sentry, and the memory was erased, in the impossibility of killing him. Its existence is closely linked to that of an evil entity called Void. Each requires the presence of the other in order to exist: the more powerful one becomes, the other is strengthened in the same way.
The powers of the Golden Sentinel are based on the archetype of Superman, the classic superman, through molecular manipulation has strength, speed, resistance and superhuman senses, flight, survival in space, does not need to sleep, eat, drink, and breathe is immune to viruses (even that of symbionts), diseases and magic. He has vast telepathic and telekinetic powers, sub-atomic destruction, energy manipulation, force fields, omnidirectional energy projection, manipulation of light and weather, dimensional travels, invisibility, intangibility, shapeshifter, transmutation, regeneration, immortality, can make people resurrect dead. Like Superman, his powers derive in part from the Sun, from which he draws energy, which he adds to the one he already possesses. However, his capabilities are consumed quickly if it is in the negative zone. Sentry's resistance is remarkable: only Hulk, Ultron, Thor, Blue Marvel and Void, until now, have managed to make it bleed. In stories, Sentry's power is often defined to be equal to "one million exploding suns".
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