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Posts Tagged ‘ 1960s debut ’

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Negative Zone blotter


This article is where we keep our notes about the Negative Zone in general, as we research stories that take place there. How it works, how to get there, local lifeforms, area codes, etc..

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Masquerader

(Sam Tweed)

Obscure Batman enemy, only seen once in 1969. He's Batman's tailor... and he's gone rogue ! Duh duh dum !

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Ape-Man

(Ani-Men)

Silver Age villainous boxer with strength-enhancing exo. Part of a handy but goofy small team of mercenaries, the Ani-Men. As of March of 2020, this small profile was entirely redone. We finally really did it ! We maniacs ! We blew it up !

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Ani-Men

(a.k.a. the Unholy Three)

A minor, odd-looking, oddly enduring team of minor Marvel malefactors.

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Melter

(Bruno Horgan)

A villain with a fairly powerful beam weapon who clashed with Iron Man from 1963 to 1986. As of January of 2020, this entry had its texts edited for style. It also received Meltants & Melterminds TTRPG stats.

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Captain Q

(Adam West)

A small profile for the character played by Adam West in 1965 TV commercials for powdered chocolate. Even though that makes no sense.

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Ivan the gunman


A 1967 Fantastic Four baddie with a solar pistol. Probable secret master of the Marvel Universe. This guys is terribly obscure, but you can use him pretty much anywhere. So that's convenient. As of January of 2010, he received powerful solar-powered M&M stats.

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Brain Globes of Rambat


1962 enemies of Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes. Very Silver Age. Powerful alien mentalists. As of December of 2019, the illustrations were redone and they received M&M game stats... in a transparent globe!

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Red Guardian

(Colonel Alexei Shostakov)

Marvel's 1960s Red Guardian - a sort of Soviet Captain America. Comes with a fair bit of background notes. As of December of 2019, this entry was entirely overhauled, and received M&M stats. But the stats are not for you. They are for the people.

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Dino

(Baby pterosaur)

A baby giant pterosaur from the Silver Age War That Time Forgot stories. So, yeah. As of November, this profile was overhauled and received pink M&M stats.

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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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Owl

(Leland Owlsley) (Profile #1 - 1964-1975)

One of Daredevil's oldest foes, and a persistent presence in the Marvel Universe underworld. As of November of 2019, this entry is being entirely redone as a four-parter.

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Power Ring

(Pre-Crisis Earth-3)

An evil Green Lantern type from another reality. This is the 1964 version, not the Grant Morrison one.

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Ultra Boy

(Post-Reboot version)

Ultra-Boy as he appeared among the 1994 rebooted version of the Legion of Super-Heroes. As of October of 2019, added an alternative arrangement for his Powers.

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Johnny Quick

(Earth-3) (Pre-Crisis version)

This is the 1964 (and thus pre-Crisis) version of the evil speedster from Earth-3's Crime Syndicate of America. As of October of 2019 this entry was redone, since we now have a "base camp" article about the pre-Crisis Crime Syndicate. So the individual profiles can become markedly shorter.

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Superwoman

(Pre-Crisis Earth-3 version) (Crime Syndicate of America)

The 1964 version of Superwoman of the Crime Syndicate of America, sort of like an evil Wonder Woman. As of October of 2019, this profile was entirely redone.

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Crime Syndicate of America

(Earth-3) (Pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths)

This is the original version of the evil Justice League from Earth-3. So, the 1964-1985 take on the concept. "Base camp" article that explains all the things that would be redundant in these guys' individual profiles.

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Great White Ape


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.

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Death-Man


An odd Batman foe with an improbable mystique to him. As of September of 2019, this entry received some polish -- plus manically morbid Mutants & Masterminds modelisation.

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Shocker

(Herman Schultz) (Profile #1 - 1960s, 1970s, 1980s)

The "classic" (well, if you're in your 40s I guess) part of Spider-Man foe the Shocker's career - 1967-1989, before Marvel started fleshing out his simple characterisation. A good stock jobber, I think. As of July of 2019, this profile received yet another editing pass, plus M&M stats that are trying not to make a vibrator joke.

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Gorgo

(1961 movie monster)

Our contributor Ethan continues profiling old movie giant monsters. The dinosaur-like and eponymous Gorgo is from a 1961 monster mash set in the British Isles.

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El Tigre


An obscure enemy of the early X-Men, then of Ka-Zar and Mockingbird, back in the days. He was never quite developed but he has ties to Latin American mobs, the Mayan gods, the Savage Land, oil cartels and other uncommon story elements. So there's potential here.

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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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Madame X

(Nina Tsiolkovsky)

An obscure Cold War Soviet spy with a transvestite schtick. She mostly fought Henry Pym. But there's potential here. As of November of 2018, her old profile was poisoned using Novichok - and replaced by a much better profile.

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Herbie


This is the second half of our article for the Volkswagen "love" Bug that starred in quite a few movies and series. After all, it's not the first time this car gets cleft in two... Never bothered him.

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Herbie


The first half of our full character profile for Herbie the Love Bug -- Disney's sapient, super-powered VW Beetle -- covers the older material.

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Sif

(Profile #1 - the 1960s) (Part 1)

An extensive profile for the Lady Sif of Asgard as she appeared in 1960s Thor comic book stories (and some flashbacks). Lots of material. As of June of 2017, this profile firmly wields M&M stats made of stout, gleaming Asgardian steel. And as of October of 2018, it was overhauled then split in two to facilitate reading.

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Generic Organians

(Star Trek: The original Series)

A hyper-advanced alien species seen in a 1967 episode of Star Trek, "Errand of Mercy". Cosmic psionic powers.

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Luc Orient companions


The three main companions of vintage sci-fi Belgian adventurer Luc Orient. It's meant to be read after the Luc Orient profile, but it starts with a link toward that.

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