6182 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

Posts Tagged ‘ 1960s debut ’

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Gargantus II


He's a giant hypnotic caveman robot, as was the style of the day. He's also the first-superpowered foe Iron Man fought.

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Space Ghost


A full profile for this corny but memorable 1960s cartoon space super-hero. The entry also covers Jan, Jace and Blip the space monkey. Because that's how we roll.

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Grotesk


A semi-obscure subterranean Marvel Comics bad guy. He's easy to use and comes with some interesting, if niche, lore.

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Mister Mammoth


An obscure, vintage Batman character - a quasi-superhuman circus strongman seen once in 1964. Or are you cats too square to dig those fab threads ?

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Living Laser

(Profile #1 - Human body)

A C-list enemy of the Avengers, handy to use. This is our first profile for this guy, covering 1966 to the Spring of 1977 (at which point he acquires actual powers). Surprisingly enough, he's armed with lasers. This profile was updated with M&M stats.

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Speed Demon


The main villainous (though he's not always a villain) speedster in the Marvel Universe. He's no Flash, but he can still be a problem. This entry has now been updated with M&M game stats.

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Iron Man (Tony Stark)

(Profile #1 - 1963-64)

We're now upgrading our Iron Man (Tony Stark) character profiles. This is the first in a chronological series, and will cover the 1960s. Right now it covers 1963-64 due to time constraints.

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Detective Patricia Powell


A 1964 character - a gifted police detective who was apparently intended to become a romantic interest for Batman. She only appeared twice, though. Chiefly interesting for being a female police detective that early.

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Iron Man armor suit

(Mod. 1 Mk. 2 "Golden Armor")

A thorough exploration of the second Iron Man power armour suit. It was built upon returning to the US, and soon painted in a golden hue. We refer to it as the Model 1 Mark 2 "Golden Armour" Iron Man suit.

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Iron Man armor suit

(Mod. 1 Mk. 1 "Gray Armor")

A thorough exploration of the very first Iron Man power armour suit, built by Stark in Vietnam in 1963. We reference that one as the Model 1 Mark 1 "Gray Armor" Iron Man suit.

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Blizzard

(Dr. Gregor Shapanka profile #2) (a.k.a. Jack Frost)

Second profile for Gregor Shapanka - this time as Blizzard, one of Justin Hammer's super-thugs. Nice costume with ice/cold powers, can be used practically anywhere.

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Jack Frost

(Gregor Shapanka profile #1) (a.k.a. Blizzard)

This is Iron Man enemy Dr. Gregor Shapanka in his identity as Jack Frost, which is distinct from his identity as Blizzard. Mad scientist type with cryogenic weapons and technology.

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Tony Stark

(Old benchmarking notes)

Our old Tony Stark benchmarking notes, though they were our only Tony Stark article for about 20 years, which I'll admit is depressing. We keep them around since it's gonna take a long long while for our chronological Stark writeups to reach the 1990s.

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Loki

(Profile #2 - Kid Loki (Journey into Mystery))

Loki as a teenager during Kieron Gillens' fantastic Journey into Mystery arc.

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Enchantress

(Amora of Asgard) (Profile #1 - the 1960s)

This is classic Thor/Avengers baddie the Enchantress as she was portrayed during the 1960s. A high-level villain with powerful magic, great resources, mighty servants, superior manipulative abilities, etc.

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Maggia

(Classic era)

An overview of the Maggia mob in classic Marvel Universe stories (particularly Spider-Man books). The article is mostly intended for practical DCH use.

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Man-Mountain Marko


A vintage Spider-Man villain, who's an almost 7' tall body builder and mob enforcer who was given minor superhuman strength.

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Doctor Droom


A very early Marvel character who didn't work, but served as a first attempt of sorts at Doctor Strange.

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Bag O’ Bones

(Ned Creegan) (Profile #1)

An odd-looking electrically charged thief who fought Batman & Robin back in the Silver Age.

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Monstro

(Giant octopus)

A giant octopus, seen in a 1960 Tales of Suspense monster story. With... Communists !

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Destruction

(Zemo robot)

A particularly obscure Baron Zemo android. At least one version was an incredible fighter.

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Trapster


A classic Marvel Comics lightweight villain, primarily associated with the Fantastic 4. Distinctive arsenal of adhesives-based gadgets and weapons. And sometimes, he's more dangerous than he looks...

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Muto


Big-head psionic arch-enemy for a somewhat strange and obscure future version of Superman.

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Abra Kadabra


One of the classic Rogues opposing the Flash, though perhaps not a core one. Criminal stage magician from the far future.

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Mei Ling


The betrothed to the Mandarin, back in 1969. She was sort of cool, though of course the portrayal of all things Chinese is now embarrassingly dated.

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