Here’s January’s update, despite the terrible lack of time…
- The usual low-key improvements in quite a few layouts and illustrations have been done.
- The following entries have received new high quality art : Tech, Shadowmage, the Snark soldiers, Backlash, the true Kaizen Gamorra, Regis, Korben Dallas, Leeloo, Alien facehugger, Aquaman, Big Dome, Bishop (from the Aliens movie), Cannonball (early era), Contessa de la Fontaine, Daredevil, DMZ, the Droidekas, Flash I, Green Arrow, the Home wrecker, Invincible, the Martian Manhunter, Pathfinder, Rocketeer, Sunspot (classic era), Wolverine, Wonder Man (classic era).
- The French Gendarmerie entries (Marianne, Sexy Boy, Whipping Father) have been updated *and* illustrated ! And Captain Sweden, too ! The crowd goes wild !
- The entries for the Daughters of the Dragons (Colleen Wing and Misty Knight- have received a first round of upgrades in texts and illustrations.
- The Baron Blood entry has been revised – as was Harpoon, one of the deadly Marauders
The entirely new entries are…
- Blow Dryer, a Hostess villain
- The Bush Rangers, X-Statix foes and CIA-enhanced metamorphic death row convicts
- Carnage, one of the most savage and murderous Spider-foes
- Most of the Sovereign Seven, an old Chris Claremont LS in the DCU – the rest will be in the next batch. In this batch – Cascade, Finale, indigo, Rampart, Reflex
- The Livewire mechas from the recent Warren LS – Cornfed, Gothic Lolita, Hollowpoint Ninja, Social Butterfly, Stem Cell
- Diamondback I, the earliest nemesis of Cage
- Gadget, Diamondback I’s gadgets man
- Gamecock, a very obscure Captain America foe with a silly costume
- The Giant One, a huge thug from Indochina seen in a 1976 Spider-Man story
- Two new fascinating (I know this because I wrote ‘em) French gendarmes – Godot the man who wasn’t there, and the She-Wolf aka la Louve.
- Manta, a nasty Endworld mutant and aquatic tyrant
- Medusa, the startling Inhuman and interim Fantastic Four member
- Scythe II, a very early Iron Fist foe with a kusarigama
- Sore Sir’s Apprentices, because it was important to have even more Hostess villains
- Storm of the X-Men, one of those biiigggg writeups that took so much time to publish
- The Superman Armour, built when Superman had lost his powers. It didn’t work that well.
- Televillain, a cathodic Supreme villain
- Triple Iron, an interesting early Iron Fist villain
- Turbo-Man, from the Governator’s Xmas movie Jingle all the way .
The DCH mailing list and the worgmeister wish you a happy new year. Now go read those 2754 entries.