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Harvey Bullock

Harvey Bullock
Interior artwork from Batman: Bullock’s Law vol. 1, 1 (June, 1999 DC Comics) Art by Flint Henry (penciller), Tom Palmer (inker and colorist)

Harvey Bullock is a fictional detective appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman. The character first appeared in Detective Comics #441 (June 1974) and was created by Archie Goodwin and Howard Chaykin. He debuted in live action in 2014 on Fox’s television series Gotham, where he was portrayed by Donal Logue.

Harvey Bullock is a tough and grizzled detective with the Gotham City Police Department. As a young officer, he always had a passion for law enforcement and quickly earned a reputation as a dedicated and driven cop. He worked his way up the ranks through hard work and determination, but his methods were often unorthodox and sometimes crossed the line into the gray area of the law.

Harvey Bullock has a rough exterior and often comes off as brash and abrasive, but beneath his tough exterior lies a deep commitment to justice and a desire to protect the people of Gotham City. He has seen the darkest parts of the city and knows firsthand the dangers that lurk around every corner. Despite his rough exterior, Bullock has a good heart and a strong sense of morality.

Bullock’s driving force is his desire to keep the streets of Gotham safe, and he is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve that goal. He often clashes with his colleagues in the police department who are more interested in politics than policing, and his unorthodox methods sometimes put him at odds with Batman, the city’s dark protector. But even in the face of adversity, Bullock remains true to his convictions and never backs down from a challenge.

Harvey Bullock’s ultimate goal is to rid Gotham City of its criminal element, but he knows that this is an impossible task. Instead, he takes pride in the small victories he achieves and the lives he is able to save. Despite the horrors he has witnessed, Bullock refuses to give up on the city or the people who call it home.

In his personal life, Bullock is a bit of a loner. He has never been married and has no children, and he often buries himself in his work to avoid confronting his own personal demons. He has a soft spot for his partner, Renee Montoya, and the two have a close working relationship, but beyond that, Bullock keeps most people at arm’s length.

In the end, Harvey Bullock is a complicated and nuanced character who is driven by his desire to make the world a better place. Despite his flaws, he remains a dedicated and tireless defender of justice, and his efforts to keep Gotham City safe have earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and the citizens he serves.

Originally Posted by Kain Darkwind of the Dicefreaks forums.

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Harvey ‘Bullet’ Bullock
Medium Human
Wounds19 WP, 36 VP (6d8+9)
Speed30 ft.
AC9, touch 9, flat footed 9
Base Attack/Grapple+6/+9
AttackPistol +6/+1 ranged (2d6) or unarmed strike +10 melee (1d6 + 3)
Full AttackPistol +6/+1 ranged (2d6) or unarmed strike +10/+5 melee (1d6 + 3)
Space/Reach5 ft. /5 ft.
Special QualitiesDamage reduction 5/adamantine or bludgeoning
SavesFort +8, Ref +1, Will +2
AbilitiesStrength 17, Dexterity 8, Constitution 16, Intelligence 12, Wisdom 11, Charisma 13
SkillsDrive +4, Gather Information +6, Intimidate +14, Investigate +5, Knowledge (civics) +4, Knowledge (current events) +6, Knowledge (streetwise) +10, Listen +4, Sense Motive+9, Spot +4
FeatsBrawl*, Point Blank Shot, Skill Focus (Intimidate), Toughness, Weapon Focus (pistol)
Climate/TerrainGotham City
OrganizationSolitary (unique) or with 2-3 police officers
Challenge Rating3
AlignmentNeutral with Neutral Good tendencies

Harvey Bullock’s possessions Bulletproof vest, pistol

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