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Posts Tagged ‘ 1960s debut ’

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Luc Orient


A vintage hero in Franco-Belgian graphic novels. We'll cover here the 1960s and early 1970s sci-fi stories.

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Matador

(Manuel Elongato)

The 1960s Matador, an early Daredevil enemy, is often considered a low point in DD's rogues gallery. But that doesn't mean there aren't cromulent ways of using the character. As of July of 2018, this profile was redone de arriba abajo.

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Boris Turgenov


A KGB agent who was the Black Widow's partner during the 1960s. As of April of 2018, this small profile was overhauled, expanded and received no-goodnik M&M stats.

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Death’s Head

(Paxton Page)

Radioactive horseman, fought Daredevil in 1969. As of March of 2018, this profile was entirely overhauled, and received irradiated M&M stats.

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Torpedo

(Daredevil enemy)

Hitman with some special weapons. As of February of 2018, this entry was fully overhauled. And received M&M stats that'll just whip their heater out to ice a bod for some green.

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Yoko Tsuno

(Part #1)

A big article full of stuff about Yoko Tsuno, one of the old-school heroines of Franco-Belgian adventure graphic novels. A highly positive, omni-competent brainy engineer who's had many adventures across the world, time, and space. As of February of 2018, this article was split in two. It was a bit long to read in one sitting.

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Carol Danvers

(Before Ms. Marvel, part #1)

Our first Carol Danvers profile (they're in chronological order), so start here. This one covers "flashback Carol" during her career as a military pilot and intelligence agent. As of December of 2017, this article was split into two. Because it was a bit too long, and because there's LOTS OF STUFF in it.

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Sarge Steel

(Profile #2 - the DC era (part 1))

A big profile for Sarge Steel, but this time as published by DC Comics. This covers lots of espionage and special ops DC Comics storylines Sarge Steel was involved in. As of December of 2017, this profile was split into two parts so as to be easier to read.

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Hawkeye

(Clint Barton) (gisted profile)

A gisted entry for Hawkeye (Clint Barton) in general. Lots of trick arrows, a brisk review of his career and various other bits about this classic Avenger. It should hold the line if you don't need a precise coverage of a specific era. As of December of 2017, this profile now has M&M arrows in its quiver.

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Samson

(Hanna-Barbera cartoon series)

(Young) Samson and Goliath were the super-heroic stars of a late 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon series. Vincent wrote the pair up back in 2001, and I may, conceivably, have slightly forgotten to publish the Samson profile back then. But here he is ! C'mon, 16 years ain't really that much.

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Karin Grace


From both the Mission X version of the Suicide Squad, and Amanda Waller's original Suicide Squad. As of October of 2017, this profile received M&M stats capable of running around in a jungle in a long tight skirt and heeled dress shoes.

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Aunt Harriet

(Television version, 1966 Batman show)

Holy comedic supporting cast, Batman ! This is the version of Robin's Aunt Harriet who appeared in the 1966 high camp Batman TV show. She was played by Madge Blake.

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Cluemaster

(Version #3 - Dixon take)

Our third Cluemaster profile, this one covering the Dixon take on him and subsequent events up to Flashpoint. Still something of a loser, but markedly more dangerous and oddly realistic for a guy in bright orange Spandex.

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Cluemaster

(Version #2 - Giffen take)

Second chapter of our Cluemaster profile - a minor Bat-foe. This one covers the "bwa-ha-ha" Giffen years with the comedy Justice League, with Cluemaster as an Injustice League member.

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Valerian – useful alien animals

(Part #4)

This is the fourth part of our main Valérian and Laureline characters profile, with links to previous parts. Here we cover alien critters whose distinctive abilities have made them living equipment for the Space-Time Agents.

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Cluemaster

(Version #1 - pre-Crisis)

This profile has been overhauled in July, 2017 to become the start of a chronological series about this C-list Batman villain. Part one covers the version (well, two versions really but let's not overdo it for once) of Cluemaster seen before the Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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Night Phantom


An old Iron Man enemy who appeared about once, but has a sliver of cool to him. Super-strength, radioactivity. This entry was overhauled as of July, 2017, and received M&M stats with the fake voodoo drumbeat option. Well actually it has been stealth-overhauled a while back and then I forgot about it. But yeah, now it's a wrap.

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Batroc the Leaper

(Part #1)

Our profeel for Batroc zee Leapair, she is vehree heftee yes ? A thorough exploration of this colourful mercenary and martial arts expert, with a special focus on the variations of his competence level. As of Bastille Day, 2017 (well, almost) this profile has been split into two parts due to its size.

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Valerian


Part one of a big article (presented in easily digestible smaller bits, as usual) about a rather important series of graphic novels. It'll explain all the things. Yes, even *that* thing you thought nobody'd ever explain. That one's in part #3 in the article, but still do read it all in order 'kay thanks.

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Executioner

(Skurge (profile #1 - pre-Simonson (1964 to 1977)))

A big, axe-grinding, sharp-eyed profile for the Executioner before the W. Simonson era on Thor. So at this point the Executioner is a typical Silver Age foe of Thor, the Avengers and the Defenders. As of March 2017, this profile now comes with sharp, hefty M&M game stats.

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Unicorn

(Milos Masaryk) (Profile #1 - 1964-1968)

Chapter 1 for our coverage of that old Iron Man foe. This is for before his strength gets enhanced. Fully overhauled in January, 2017.

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Giganta

(Silver Age version)

This is the Silver Age version of Wonder Woman's enemy Giganta, as briefly seen in 1966-67.

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Queen Kala


An old-school Marvel Comics character, ruler of the underground realm of Netherworld ! Comes with explanations about Netherworld's history, equipment to use during the Winter Olympics of Peril, stuff like that.

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Doctor Faustus

(Profile #1 - 1968-1975)

Chapter one of our chronological series about Doctor Faustus, master of the human mind and a few other things. One of the biggest mind games experts in the Marvel Universe (literally).

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Batgirl

(Barbara Gordon) (2003 version)

This profile is about the official DC Comics version of Barbara Gordon that starred in the 2003 Batgirl: Year One Limited Series. This profile has been completely redone as of October of 2016.

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Mister Doll


Continuing our writeups arc about very early Iron Man villains, from the Tales of Suspense days. We'll see this guy again when our early Spider-Woman villains writeups arc can progress.

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Phantom Rider

(Carter Slade) (Hamilton Slade, too) (Doug's take)

The Ghost Rider a.k.a. the Phantom Rider a.k.a. the Night Rider. Marvel Comics' Old West vigilante who convincingly pretended to be an avenging ghost. This profile also includes material about his descendant, who did get the power to turn into an avenging ghost.

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Mad Pharaoh


Another very early foe of Iron Man (Tony Stark). Time-travelling Ancient Egyptian evil sorcerer, so it prolly was a Monday.

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Doctor Carlo Strange


A very early, obscure Iron Man villain. He could have been a great Marvel science mastermind if he'd had a little something more.

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