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Megaman

(Nathan Cooper)

A minor enemy of Marvel Comics' Nova, back in 1977 when we were listening to Rod Stewart singing Tonight's the Night. As of August, 2017 this profile was overhauled and received faceless M&M stats from the far future.

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Latverian robot supremacists


Robots in disguise ! From Latveria. They fought Cage. In Harlem. As of August of 2017, this profile was overhaul and received solid-state electronic M&M stats.

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“Christmas Madman”


An obscure 1973 Luke Cage encounter. It didn't quite make sense. As of August 2017, this profile was overhauled and received Dickensian M&M stats.

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Kangaroo

(Frank Oliver)

An obscure Spider-Man enemy from the 1970s. Overhauled and given far-jumping M&M stats over July and August, 2017.

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Phantom of the 42nd Street


One of the earliest enemies of Luke Cage was a ghost, though it may not have been his enemy and it may not have been a ghost and it may not have been an "a". Profile overhauled and enriched with glow-in-the-dark M&M stats as of August, 2017.

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Triple-Iron


One of the earliest foes of Iron Fist. He's rather dangerous, actually. As of July, 2017 this character profile was overhauled and received a series of rigid M&M stats linked by short lengths of steel chain.

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Cord

(The Circle of Iron)

A kung fu barbarian who's not the sharpest, but is looking for true wisdom. And has big 1980s hair, even though obscure genre movie The Circle of Iron was released in 1978.

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Professor Lee Wing


A "scholar in Oriental matters" who played an important role in early Iron Fist stories. As of July of 2017, this profile has been overhauled and received erudite M&M stats.

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Shaya

(Living Goddesses)

An early, obscure Iron Fist fighter and priestess of Kâli. With magic items and, of course, thuggee fanatical killers with 'em exotic knives. As of July of 2017, this profile has received an overhaul, plus M&M stats that attack the darkness.

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Ushas

(Living Goddesses)

An early, obscure Iron Fist fighter and priestess of Kâli. With magic items and, of course, thuggee fanatical killers with 'em exotic knives. As of July of 2017, this profile has been overhauled and is dual-wielding whirling M&M stats.

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Generic Ankheg

(Dungeons & Dragons)

Another short-ish profile about a time-honoured, distinctive species of monsters in Dungeons & Dragons tabletop RPGs who appears in Baldur's Gate. Have you hugged an ankheg today ?

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Scythe

(Early Iron Fist villain)

The second "named" guy we ever saw fight Iron Fist. He had a kusarigama, but nevertheless everybody forgot about him. As of June of 2017, his chain ends in a weight made of M&M stats.

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Shu-Hu the Lightning


A masked K’un Lun kung fu robot ! Who shoots knives ! What's not to love ? As of June of 2017, Sh-Hu the Lightning can now break stacks of bricks with one chop from its M&M stats.

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Luke Cage, Hero for Hire

(Early era)

This is early, vintage Luke Cage back during the initial run of Hero for Hire in the 1970s. Rather extensive profile with lotsa information. On 2017's Juneteenth, this profile was overhauled and received steel-hard M&M stats.

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Namorita


As of June of 2017, this profile had its keel cleaned and its rigging overhauled. It now covers Namorita's entire career, *and* has M&M stats that float fairly well.

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The Shingouz


A triad of diminutive, talented alien spies who frequently sell intelligence to Valérian and Laureline. These are surprisingly popular minor characters, with snouts.

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Sasquatch

(Profile #1 - Classic)

The early career -- everything up to Alpha Flight vol. 1 #28 -- of the mighty, furry, orangey Sasquatch. As of May, 2017 this profile now has M&M stats braided into its fur.

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Cassandra Craft


Former supporting cast and paramour of the Phantom Stranger, turned dealer in magical items and artefacts. She's one interesting young lady. As of April 2017, this profile has been overhauled, the illustrations improved, and the game stats section haunted by the addition of M&M data.

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Quasar

(Profile #1 - classic)

A fairly important Marvel super-hero with cosmic activities. Quasar has Green Lantern-like powers, a slight Silver Age Superman vibe, and an interesting career. This profile covers all the early stuff and the run of his solo series.

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Modred the Mystic

(Profile #1 - 1975-1978)

Marvel Comics' Modred the Mystic, a time-tossed Arthurian magician. This is the first chapter of his profile and covers his early appearances, back when he was meant to be an occult super-hero.

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Lady Cop

(Liza Warner)

An obscure 1970s comics character, published as the first NYPD female patrol officers hit the streets. Mostly of historical interest (the profile includes a historical primer) and maybe for retro campaigns, though she returned decades later as a police chief in Ivy Town. Now with improved texts, improved art, M&M game stats.

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Karla Sofen

(Profile #1 - Before Moonstone)

Our first entry for Karla Sofen (aka Moonstone, Meteorite, Ms. Marvel and others), covering her early life until she gains powers.

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Human Ants of the Sixth Continent


Strange not-quite-people from an improbable underground not-culture. These appeared during the 1970s in the Luc Orient Franco-Belgian adventure comics.
Now with much better illustrations and upgraded texts and DC Adventures game stats.

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Wulf Sternhammer


Johnny Alpha's buddy in the old Strontium Dog stories in Starlord and 2000 AD. A big Viking berserker who adapted pretty well to far future technology, combat and cucumbers.

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Doomsday Man

(Profile #1 - Early)

An indestructible, very powerful robot master weapon judged too dangerous to exist. Clashed with the Silver Surfer and with Ms. Marvel (and others, but that'll be in a later profile because the character changed).

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Spider-Woman

(Proto-Jessica Drew) (Profile #1 - Goodwin version)

The very first take on Spider-Woman (not yet called Jessica Drew), by Goodwin. It's rather different from what she later become, as the retcons start by her very next appearance.

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Doctor Helena Russell


From the first season of the 1970s sci-fi show Space 1999, which was cool. Dr. Russell is the Severe But Caring Space M.D.. This entry has been updated with M&M stats.

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Commander Koenig


From the first season of the 1970s sci-fi show Space 1999, which was cool. Commander Koenig is the Serious Man Of Stark Willpower Who's In Charge. This entry has been updated with M&M stats.

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