Irwin Schwab was a serial bomber and meta-human prankster in Star City known under the alias Ambush Bug.


In 2018, Irwin Schwab had become an active serial bomber in Star City, bringing him to the attention of Team Arrow.[1]

Schwab later continued to pester Star City with pranks after Oliver Queen disappeared, causing the city to devolve into chaos.[2]

Powers and abilities


  • Meta-human physiology: Irwin Schwab somehow developed powers, using them to cause mischief in Star City.[2]
    • Teleportation: Irwin Schwab had the ability to teleport across great distances.[2]


  • Explosives: Schwab utilized various bombs to destroy key buildings in Star City.[1]



Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, Irwin Schwab, known as Ambush Bug, is an incompetent superhero and Channel 52 journalist who suffers from mental illness and delusions.


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