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

Posts Tagged ‘ 1970s debut ’

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Warbot


Weird combat robot that's both crushingly powerful and easily taken out.

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Commander Kraken

(Profile #1 - Namor enemy)

First part of the profile for this obscure Marvel modern pirate with high-tech gear.

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Rampage

(Stuart Clarke)

A minor but handy villain with strength-enhancing power armour, various gadgets, solid tech skills and occasionally a gang in power armours. He's mostly fought the Champions of Los Angeles and Wonder Man.

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Basilisk

(Basil Elks)

An oddly cool and vintage Marvel Comics villain, with plenty of super-powers.

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Sandman

(Dr. Garrett Sanford)

An extensive profile of this 1974 DC Comics guardian of dreams, created by Jack Kirby. It's all quite complicated but we'll explain everything.

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“Tyrannical count”

(aka "the malignant brain")

Very minor Kirby stuff from the 1970s Sandman run. Cliché mad scientist and professional giant flying brain, with cyber-zombie gorillas.

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General Electric

(aka Commander Video)

A vintage and not entirely fortunate DC Universe mastermind with an electronic brain and dastardly plots.

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Doctor Lansing


Obscure foe of the Champions of L.A.. Advanced tech that is weirdly effective against gods, and enhanced servants.

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Menoetius


A dead Titan of Greek myth, once brought back as a giant undead warrior with lightning powers.

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Harpies

(The green, talking ones)

One take on the Ancient Greek harpies, seen in a 1975 issue of Marvel Comics' The Champions.

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Count Vertigo


A DC Comics minor villain, best-known for his appearances as a Suicide Squad member and psychological problems.

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Colossus

(Piotr Rasputin) (Gisted profile)

A gisted/overview profile of comrade Rasputin of the X-Men during his classic career.

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Alpha Flight

(Early and classic eras)

The haphazard origins and history of Department H and Alpha Flight. Lotsa timeline and historical notes.

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Count Dante


Deadliest Man Alive !

Count Danté ! Deadliest Man Alive ! Undefeated Supreme Grand Master of the Fighting Arts ! The World's DEADLIEST FIGHTING SECRETS Can Be Yours... FREE !

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Manhunter

(Paul Kirk profile #2 - post-resurrection)

The resurrected version of Manhunter (Paul Kirk) as he was introduced in a famous, influential 1973 story.

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Asano Nitobe


The good ninja master from the landmark 1974 Manhunter story. Probably the top ninjutsu teacher in the DC Universe.

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Black Lightning

(Profile #1 - Year One (original version))

This covers Black Lightning as he appeared from 1977 to shortly after the Crisis, using only data from this era. Olympic champ, legendary teacher and electrically-powered street vigilante.

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Grendel

(DC Comics version)

That's the version of Grendel (from the Beowulf poem) that has appeared in a number of DC Comics stories. Horrible murderous evil demon monster.

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Copperhead

(Lawrence Chesney)

An obscure but fascinating Daredevil enemy from 1975. Crazy man thinking he's a 1930s pulps killer vigilante, with dangerous weapon and armour.

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