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Tigress

(Zatara enemy)

An early (1938) Golden Age villainess who fought Zatara the Magician (DC Comics' Mandrake expy). She has an interesting legacy, she does. Now with elegantly striped M&M stats, to boot.

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Jimmy Olsen

(During the Silver Age, as Superman's Pal)

An overview of Jimmy Olsen as he specifically appeared in those goofy, surreal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Pal comics of the Silver Age. Super duper !

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Shadow

(Matt Wagner's version)

This is specifically the version of The Shadow who appears in the excellent Year One miniseries by Matt Wagner.

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Margo Lane

(Matt Wagner's The Shadow: Year One)

The version of Margo Lane -- The Shadow's "friend and companion" -- appearing in Matt Wagner's excellent The Shadow: Year One for Dynamite Comics.

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Snow White

(Walt Disney version)

This profile is for the 1937 Walt Disney cartoon version, which you might remember has super-powers.

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Superman

(Superman Chronicles vol. 1)

Superman during his earliest appearances (1938-1939).

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Captain Marvel

(1941 Republic serial version)

The version of Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) in the 1941 Republic serial, the first comic book adaptation to video. Shazam !

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Conan the Barbarian

(Classic Marvel Comics version)

An overview of Conan during his Marvel Comics appearances (both original stories and literary adaptations). The profile comes with various setting notes.

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Kato Hayashi

(Matt Wagner take)

The chauffeur and partner of the Green Hornet, active during the 1930s and 1940s. This is the Matt Wagner retelling version.

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Green Hornet

(Britt Reid) (Matt Wagner take for Dynamite)

One of the essential mystery men - masked vigilantes from the pulps and radio series. Tremble, evil !

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Deep Ones

(Cthulhu mythos)

These are the Deep Ones from H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, and particularly his Shadow over Innsmouth novella.

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Sandman

(Wesley Dodds)

Our ancient notes for the original Sandman (Wesley Dodds), the 1930s guy with a suit and a sleep gas gun.

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Prince Lothar


The associate of Mandrake the Magician, an adventurous prince with immense strength (so you can't say bad things about his leopard-print shirts).

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Conan

(Original Howard version)

This is the version of Conan seen in R.E. Howard's original pulp stories, without later material.

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Superman

(Clark Kent) (Earth-1 version, PRE-CRISIS SCALE)

A primarily technical DC Heroes RPG article about Superman as he generally existed before the Crisis on Infinite Earths, using the pre-Crisis power scale.

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Superman

(Clark Kent) (As he was in 1942)

One of our retro profiles about Supes. This one's about his 1942 powers, personality, appearance, etc.

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