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

Posts Tagged ‘ 1970s debut ’

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Nikki


From Marvel's original Guardians of the Galaxy, the flame-haired gun-toting lass from future Mercury.

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Hitman

(Burt Kenyon)

An elite marksman with special guns. Clashed with Spider-Man and the Punisher back during the 1970s.

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Warpath

(Big Jim action figure)

A Dakota adventurer from the 1970s Big Jim line of action figures.

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Doctor Steel


An "expert crime fighter" with martial and field expertises, and a fist of steel. Based on promotional comics about 1970s dolls.

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Blackwing

(Joey Manfredi)

A minor but useful street-level Marvel Comics villain. Mobster type.

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Gladiator

(Kallark)

Our terribly old notes for Gladiator of the Shi'ar Imperial Guard, a Superman expy in the Marvel Universe. Still, it could be a useful stats benchmark. Or quick read.

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Proteus aka Mutant X

Kevin MacTaggert

The dreaded Mutant X, a psychotic killer reality manipulator who possesses people. More fun than a barrel of monkey corpses.

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Omega

(Legion of Super-Heroes enemy)

The crushingly powerful artificial creation that nearly destroyed the universe in a 1979 Legion of Super-Heroes adventure.

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Morgana the Witch


Morgana -- allegedly the daughter of Morgan Le Fay -- is a powerful witch who ran into Wonder Woman and Supergirl during the early 1970s. She's rather chaotic and probably bipolar ; she may have been intended to carry her own book before the DC Implosion.

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Morgg


Magic-immune giant enforcer

A giant brute and henchman who's immune to magic. So that's handy.

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Master Mold


Covers the 1970s, back when Sentinels engineer Steven Lang and the Sentinel Master Mold were a single entity attempting to kill all mutants.

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Azalin Rex

(Firan Zal-Honan)

An eeevil undead wizard-king from the mists of Dungeons & Dragons oldest campaign setting, and now an inhabitant of the Ravenloft setting.

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Fred Jones

(Scooby-Doo) (Imaginary future version)

Small character profile showing an imaginary future version of Scooby Doo's Fred, using 1990s genre tropes instead of 1970s cartoon ones.

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Baron Blood

(Lord John Falsworth)

A British Nazi enhanced vampire who has been active ever since the 1910s.

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Shaggy and Scooby-Doo

(Imaginary future version)

Part of our small series of "imaginary future" Scooby-Doo, where the gang goes from stock 1970s children cartoon conventions to stock 1990s genre thriller conventions.

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Star-Lord

(Peter Quill)

This profile was written during the mid-2000s and Annihilation, as Star-Lord was just beginning his return to the big time. So it's still primarily about him as a late 1970s/early 1980s space adventurer.

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Powerhouse

(Rieg Davan)

The alien energy-absorbing soldier who shared Nova (Richard Rider)'s 1970s adventures.

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Skullcrusher

(Chao Sina)

One of these cool 1970s villainous kung-fu experts. This one has a meteor hammer, a moustache and a non-trivial amount of talent and willpower. Plus, he's called Skullcrusher.

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Absorbancy Boy

(Kirt Niedrigh)

The original appearance of this minor Legion of Super-Heroes foe, before his return as Earth-Man. Limited but intriguing power.

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Nova

(Richard Rider) (Classic era)

Nova the Human Rocket (Richard Rider) as he appeared when he got his own Marvel comic books, back in 1976.

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