The Human Target is the name of two fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The first version is Fred Venable while the second version is private investigator and bodyguard Christopher Chance who assumes the identities of clients targeted by assassins and other dangerous criminals. The character has appeared in numerous books published throughout the decades, and has appeared in television adaptations. Human Target made his first live appearance in the 1992 television series Human Target by Rick Springfield and then 2010 television series Human Target by Mark Valley. In the fifth and sixth seasons of the Arrowverse series Arrow, Human Target was played by Wil Traval.