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Pharaoh Tut-Ak-Mun


An obscure 1948 Egyptian enemy of Namora. Undead mummy soldiers. As of June of 2021, added Mutants & Pharaohs game stats for everybody.

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Inhumans

(Part #1)

Let's talk about Marvel Comics' Inhumans. Let's walk among a few decades of ancient lore, cosmic grandeur and the occasional continuity gaffe.

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STRIPE aka S.T.R.I.P.E.

(Pat Dugan)

DC Comics' Golden Age hero Stripesy (Pat Dugan). But this profile focuses on his 1999-2000 appearances with the S.T.RI.P.E. power armour in the Stars and STRIPE comic book. As of June of 2021 did HD illustrations, brushed up the texts, and added Mutants & Masterminds game stats.

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Leprechaun

(Terrible horror movies)

A "magical slasher" villain seen in Z-list -- mostly direct-to-video -- horror movies.

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Night-Owl

(1940s Superman enemy)

A criminal mastermind with darkness technology. He fought Superman and Lois Lane in 1942. Those were the days, my friend. As of April of 2021, added silent and nocturnal Mutants & Masterminds stats.

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Blackbird

(Gretchen Zeller)

A German ally of Captain America and (especially) Bucky during World War Two.

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Captain Nazi

(1970s version)

Captain Marvel's enemy Captain Nazi as he appeared in the 1970s stories on DC's Earth-S. As of January of 2021, this profile received goose-stepping M&M TTRPG stats.

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Samurai City


A strange secret town of immortal underground samurai. Samurai City appeared during Jack Kirby's run on Black Panther.

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Captain Nazi

(1940s version)

This is the original, 1940s version of this enemy of Captain Marvel in Fawcett Comics. As of January of 2021, this profile has had its style/clarity/readability edits, and received its Mutants und Masterminds game stats.

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Ogar


A sort of golem that once fought the Black Panther in King Solomon's tomb. It was pretty tough.

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Davy Tenzer

(King David)

DC Comics' Davy Tenzer is the Biblical King David, but as a 1970s immortal anti-terror international singing super-spy. Sometimes, he fights snake aliens.

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Marvel Boy I

(Martin Simon Burns)

The very first, 1940 anti-Nazi Marvel Boy (Martin Burns). As of October of 2020, added a bit of polish plus anamiktomythological M&M game stats.

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Icicle

(Joar Makent part #1])

The Golden Age version of the character, though he endured into the 1990s. Criminal, genius, wielder of the cold gun. As of January of 2020, this profile was overhauled for concision and smoother reading. It was also cleft in two to facilitate reading on smartphones.

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G.I. Robot Mk2 “Mac”

(a.k.a. GI Robot)

Apparently the second prototype of the G.I. Robot program of World War Two in the DC Universe. As of November of 2019, this profile was polished and received a Mutants & Masterminds robot module.

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Master Mind Excello

(Earl Everett)

Obscure 1940 proto-Marvel super-hero. All-knowing and nigh-invincible defender of America. As of January of 2019, this profile received excellent M&M stats and was mindfully remastered.

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Black Widow

(Natalia Romanova) (Profile #1 - 1927-1946)

An unreasonably thorough explanation about the Black Widow (Natalia Romanova) from the origins to the end of the Great Patriotic War. Buckle up, it's something of a ride. As of January of 2019, this profile has received yet more polishing, and was cleft due to length.

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Black Widow

(Natalia Romanova) (Profile #2 - 1946-1965)

Part the second of our beautiful and deadly character profile for Natalia Romanova. This one covers 1946-1965, but in practice it mostly corresponds to her earliest Marvel appearances as a femme fatale after Tony Stark's industrial assets. Or at least, what he insists are industrial assets.

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Catwoman

(Profile #1 - 1940s, part 1)

This is specifically for the earliest (1940-1949) versions of Catwoman (a.k.a. the Cat, a.k.a. the Cat Woman). Because she changes a lot over time. As of November of 2018, this article was overhauled, and is now presented as a two-parter due to all the additional material.

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Mister Who


An obscure yet perfectly viable enemy of Doctor Fate, mostly seen during the 1940s. Growth and (sometimes) physical adaptation/morphing powers. Criminal mastermind type.

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Superwoman

(Lois Lane in 1943)

In 1943, a dreaming Lois Lane became the first Superwoman. It was a short but intriguing story, and clearly it can be made even better by adding RPG stats. I mean, that's obvious to everyone, right ?

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Monster

(Jason Rogers)

One of the notable enemies of the Justice Society of America during the 1940s - there aren't that many, really. He's a cliché yet he works pretty well.

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Madame Death


A 1940s mobster with some potential to her, who later became a time traveller since that was a Tuesday. Ally of the Future Man.

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Future Man

(Timely Comics)

A 1946 proto-Marvel time-travelling villain, who fought the All-Winners (the post-War version of the Invaders, more or less). He's confirmed to have existed in the Marvel Universe, and seems useful.

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Terror

(Laslo Pevely)

A fairly obscure Golden Age killer vigilante with minor powers and a sinister Gothic appearance. As of October of 2017, the Terror has received skull-faced M&M stats. And as of June of 2018, the illustrations were redone and the text was combed back.

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Water Sprite


An obscure Superman enemy from the 1940s. When the nights were young, when we could do no wrong.

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Dawn Man


An odd but generally friendly prehistoric man. He appeared in a 1940s Superman story.

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