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Posts Tagged ‘ 1930s/40s ’

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Karlak of Mu


An obscure 1940s enemy of Namora and Namor, from the first version of Mu seen in the Marvel Universe.

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Scarab

(Louis Sendak)

An obscure DC Universe mystical super-hero first seen in Vertigo books. Was active during World War Two and the 1990s.

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Jenny Sparks


Vintage (late 1990s) notes about this spirit of the XXth century, who appeared in Ellis' Stormwatch and The Authority.

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Spider Man

(Spider Widow enemy)

A wartime saboteur in swimming trunks with a robot spider. Even by 1943, he prolly wasn't cool.

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Tiger Woman


A curious 1941 obscure character from a so-so comics, reminding us of how awful the 1940s were.

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Nite-Owl

(Hollis Mason)

The most successful member of the Minutemen, the team that preceded the Watchmen.

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Destroyer

(Keene Marlow) (MAX version)

The Marvel MAX version of the Destroyer (Keene), as seen in the 2009 LS by Kirkman. Super-strong super-soldier.

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Selene the Black Queen

(Profile #1 - Classic)

An interesting (and potent) foe of the X-Men and New Mutants. An immortal psychic mutant vampire sorceress queen, give or take.

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Arnim Zola


Obviously, Arnim Zola's profile comes with material about his many monsters and biological inventions.

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Brood


A rather big profile on those eeeevil aliens from the Marvel Universe, because they are so handy. Lots and lots of data you never dared ask for, all gooey and pulsating.

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Union Jack

(Montgomery Falsworth, Lord Falsworth)

Marvel Comics' original Union Jack, primarily active during the 1910s. Costumed British patriotic agent, obvs.

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Daleks

(Alternate take)

Our third and most-detailed profile for these traditional Doctor Who baddies. Lots of historical material.

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Lady Blackhawk

(Zinda Blake)

This is Zinda Blake, ace time-displaced pilot, as she appeared in the classic Birds of Prey run.

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Darna

(Narda)

The national Filipina super-heroine - a sort of Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) figure. Our notes about the different versions of the character we're aware of.

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Davros


A classic, ever-returning Doctor Who character and creator of the Daleks. Super-genius alien type.

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Wolverine

(James Howlett aka Logan)

A gisted profile about Wolverine of the X-Men. Snikt and all that, bub.

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Steel

(Sapphire and Steel)

An enigmatic time-travelling entity who along his partner Sapphire prevents temporal intrusions and fractures. In an enigmatic manner.

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Sapphire

(Sapphire and Steel)

An enigmatic time-travelling entity who along her partner Steel prevents temporal intrusions and fractures. In an enigmatic manner.

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Shadowqueen


A memorable and tragic opponent of Doctor Strange, and the Sorceress Supreme of her dimension.

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Sergeant Oddball


Donald Sutherland's hippie semi-deserter tank commander in the 1970 war comedy Kelly's Heroes, set during World War Two.

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Golden Boy

(Jack Braun)

From the classic Wild Cards super-hero novels by G.R.R. Martin, M. Snodgrass et al. 1940s+ physical powerhouse.

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Black Eagle

(Earl Sanderson)

1940s/50s flying Leftist and Black Power super-hero in the Wild Cards universe.

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Nick Fury

(Nicholas Jacob Fury) (Gisted)

An older gisted profile chiefly interested in providing stats for Fury and his gear. But it also comes with an handy overview.

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