From the first, 1950 issue of The Crypt of Terror by EC Comics. The series would soon become Tales from the Crypt.
He’s a deranged murderer, of course.
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Benign King Kong types on Dinosaur Island.
As of September of 2019, added chest-beating, dinosaurs-fighting Mutants & Masterminds stats.
A few hours later, found out that a digital reissue exists. Sigh. So now the peekchurs are in HD.
The version of Suicide Squad field leader Rick Flag that was published from 1986 to 2008. Covers both the Mission X version of the squad, and the Yale/Ostrander revival.
As of March 2017, this profile has been decorated with a silver medal of M&M game stats, for service above and beyond the call of duty.
And as of September of 2019, it was polished a bit further and split into halves due to length.
A 1950s gangster with a gimmick. He’s obscure, but he was in an important Catwoman story.
As of September of 2019, our contributor Pawsplay added Mutants & Masterminds stats, but nobody realised it was him due to his padded disguise.
We continue our big writeups arc through the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.
In this update, another central hero – the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull.
As of a week later, added further illustrations.
Another profile for Black Canary (Dinah Drake). This one covers a *specific* era during the mid-2010s, when she was part of a rock band.
It was fairly cool, though IMO it was Annie Wu’s art that really sold it.
A big, heavily illustrated article about rifles, shotguns, submachineguns, etc. in fiction. So that’s useful to have.
This content used to be presented in the same article as Weapons Locker – Modern firearms – Chapter #2 – Small Arms, part 1. But the article was getting too big and with too many photos for slow connections and less powerful devices, so it’s better to cleave it in two.
— Large-bore air rifle
— Drum-fed shotgun
— Badass tommy gun
— Badass Mosin-Nagant
— All-Inclusive Assault Carbine
— Integrally Suppressed Assault Carbine
— Four-barrelled combination gun
— Microwave gun
A big, heavily illustrated article about handguns in fiction. So that’s useful to have.
This content used to be presented in the same article as Weapons Locker – Modern firearms – Chapter #1 – Handguns, part 1. But the article was getting too big and with too many photos for slow connections and less powerful devices, so it’s better to cleave it in two.
Recent additions :
— Body pistol
— Changed stats for the humongous hand cannon
— Badass .45
— Fitzed revolver
— Quadruple stack pistol
— Lancaster pistol
Big article about all of ’em guns in Old West stories. Lots of illustrations and videos, simple explanations about all the important things. Dual-statted for DCH and M&M.
Latest additions :
– Chain revolver.
A selection of weapons — ranged and melee — from the Warframe video game.
New weapons and pictures get added as I play. Additions since the original release :
– Twin Gremlins machine pistols.
– Boar assault shotgun.
– Fixed missing illustrations, added some.
– Orthos poleaxe.
– Miter launcher.
– Vectis precision rifle.
– Kohm shotgun.
– Ignis flamethrower.
– Nagantaka repeater crossbow.
– Pandero pistol.
– Amprex electrical projector.
– Rogga flintlock shotgun pistol.
– Synapse beam emitter.
– Lenz launcher.
– Phage emitter.
– Pox biological payload.
Profile #5 (yeah, I know) in our chronological coverage of Marvel’s Spitfire.
This one covers her appearances during the late 2000s and early 2010s, when something about her nature has become much more apparent.
As of September of 2019 this entry received clarifications courtesy of a Marvel researcher, plus an umpteenth editing pass and having the pictures redone in HD.
This titanic crab appeared in a 1959 proto-Marvel Comics story, in Tales to Astonish. Giant monsters were hip in the 1950s, daddy-o.
There’s also notes about the BODY score of giant monsters, somehow.
Alex Rogen is the hero of The Last Starfighter.
This sci-fi 1984 movie was an important precursor in using a lot of CGI to depict out-of-this-world action. Such as, in this case, space battles.
Second profile for Psylocke of the X-Men, covering the era from the Siege Perilous until the year 2000.
As of August of 2019, our contributor Pawsplay used the focused psychic totality of his powers to append M&M stats to this article.
The last third for our profile of the Doomsday Man and Kerwin Korman, who form an Avengers-class Marvel Comics villain. With links to the two previous bits, of course.
He’s obscure, but he’s powerful. And he has an interesting history that is intertwined with Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)’s and has quite a few hooks.
A short-ish profile of the Oberon warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs.
A versatile fighter, curiously themed after a sort of magic-casting priest of earth and fire.
And he looks great -half the reason we have warframe profiles is because I love how they look weird and cool.