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

Posts Tagged ‘ 1970s debut ’

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Steeplejack

(Maxwell Plumm)

Very minor, one-time enemy of Ms. Marvel. Had somewhat interesting weaponry. As of November of 2017, this profile was overhauled and received M&M stats that were approved once we bribed the construction inspector.

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Brute

(Atlas/Seaboard caveman)

From the strange adventure of Atlas/Seaboard comics (the Marvel comics killer !) comes the Brute, who had his own comic for a whole 3 issues. It was a weird time. As of November of 2017, we've defrosted some M&M stats for this guy.

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Diamondhead

(Arch Dyker)

An early enemy of Marvel Comics' Nova. Straightforward, evil, useful brick. As of October of 2017, this profile has been polished (HA HA HA !). It also received M&M stats rated at 10 on the Mohs scale. And then as of October of 2017 (again), it was updated (again) because I (again) forgot to add material about Diamondhead's appearances since Gareth...

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Condor

(Nova enemy)

An old-school brainy, megalomaniac mastermind without much of a twist. Heh, that can be useful. Also, wings. As of October of 2017, the Condor's pasa has been overhauled, updated and received highly intelligent M&M stats.

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Mantis

(Ms. Brandt) (Profile #1 - Classic)

An extensive profile that covers everything from 1973 to 1987 (across all publishers). Mantis is a Vietnamese super-martial-artist and psychic who was an Avenger, as well as the prophesied mother of a cosmic entity. As of October, 2017 this profile received advanced alien training in the art of M&M stats.

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Photon

(Jason Dean)

A very minor 1977 enemy of Spider-Man (Peter Parker) and Nova (Richard Rider). But heh, he's useful as a stock baddie. As of September of 2017, this profile received an overhaul and well-lit M&M stats.

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Firefly

(Nova enemy)

A very minor incendiary villain who clashed with Nova (Richard Rider) and Power Man & Iron Fist. As of September of 2017, this profile was overhauled, extended and received incendiary M&M stats.

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Shotgun Smith


The county sheriff overseeing the bulk of the suburbs and countryside outside of Gotham City. Primarily worked with Robin (Tim Drake) during the 1990s, but was a 1970s Batman character too. As of September 2017, this profile was fully reloaded in double-ought magnum, Jack.

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Justice

(Vance Astrovik)

The former Marvel Boy, a young telekinetic hero who worked with the Thing, the New Warriors then the Avengers - which isn't half-bad. Vance Astrovik will also would have become a time-travelling astronaut. Yeah, that part's complicated.

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Zorr


Very minor Marvel hulking alien menace. But he plays an important role in the origin of Nova (Richard Rider) as he kills not-Abin-Sur. So he's a handy space marauder. As of September of 2017, this space writeup received a space overhaul complete with space M&M stats.

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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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