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Chuckie Sol
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Information
Real name: Charles Sol
Species: Human
Hair: Grey (formerly black)
Eyes: White
Base: Gotham City
Affiliations: Salvatore Valestra
Rogue of: Phantasm
Weaponry: Pistol
Voiced by: Dick Miller

"Chuckie, Chuckie... you always were a loser."
Buzz Bronski, at Chuckie Sol's grave.

Charles "Chuckie" Sol was a mob boss who operated in Gotham City. He was the first gangster to be killed by the Phantasm.

History

Young Chuckie Sol

Chuckie Sol during his days working for Sal Valestra.

Chuckie Sol was a mob boss in Gotham City for many years prior to Bruce Wayne becoming Batman and was partners with Buzz Bronski, Sal Valestra and formerly Carl Beaumont. After Beaumont became involved in an incident where he owed a debt to each and every one of them, Sol and his partners paid a visit to house in order to get him to pay up. After Beaumont promised he would deliver to money to them in 24 hours, Sol and Bronski, assured Valestra to accept his offer. After leaving, Beaumont unexpectedly fled the country with his daughter, Andrea. Even after Beaumont eventually paid them all back, they still sent their own personal hitman after him, the man who would eventually become the Joker.

Over the following years, Sol, like Bronski and Valestra's unnamed hitman, abandoned Valestra's organization and went to create an organization of his own.

Death

Years later, Sol held a meeting in his office on top of his casino, the Shady Lady Casino, telling his men his plan to launder high quality counterfeit money on the casino floor. The meeting was interrupted by Batman, who took out all the goons in the room. Sol fled to the casino parking garage with his briefcase of counterfeit money, but found himself a new enemy: the Phantasm. After narrowly escaping, he tried to ram into the vigilante with his car, but he was blinded by the Phantasm's smoke. Before he could veer off, he ended up smashing through the parking garage's wall into the air and crashed into the upper floor of an adjacent building, instantly killing him. Witnesses who saw the incident from nearby buildings and walkways also saw Batman near the scene, after he had rushed to investigate the crash, leading many to assume that he was responsible for Sol's murder.

Legacy

Shortly after his death, Sol was buried at Gotham City's graveyard. The epitaph of his gravestone read "May He Rest In Peace". Wheter this suggests that Sol possibly had relatives that loved him and wrote the epitaph or not is unknown. One night, his old partner Buzz Bronski visited his grave only to remind him that he was always "a loser", but Bronski ended up being also killed by the Phantasm that night.[1]

Appearances

Feature film

The New Batman Adventures

References

  1. Melniker, B., Uslan, M. (Producers), & Radomski, E., Timm, B. W. (Directors). (1993). Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. United States: Warner Bros.