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Professor Victor Bergman


From the first season of the 1970s sci-fi show Space 1999, which was cool. Professor Bergman is a scientific and engineering genius with an artificial heart. This entry has been updated with M&M stats.

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Captain Laser


One of our capsule profiles about a Big Jim toy. Yes, we actually have several of those. I'm surprised too, and I wrote them.

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Fifteen Worlds of the DC Implosion

(Michelinie's aborted 1970s cosmology)

The "15 worlds" is an aborted cosmology that existed in DC Comics during the "DC Implosion" - primarily those written by David Michelinie such as Claw the Unconquered, Starfire or Star Hunters. This profile is a thorough exploration of this nigh-forgotten bit of universe building.

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Spider-Woman

(Jessica Drew) (Benchmark)

These are chiefly technical notes about Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)'s fiddly powers.

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Shocker

(Johnny Shakura)

From one of the 1980s Villains and Vigilantes super-hero RPG books. Electric villain.

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Piledriver

(Brian Calusky)

A particularly straightforward jobber and Wrecking Crew member. Super-strength, enlarged hands.

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Bulldozer

(Henry Camp)

Old notes about this professional heavy with Marvel Comics' Wrecking Crew.

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Zephyr

(Elementals)

A goddess of the winds, more or less. Obscure Marvel character.

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Rocket Raccoon

(Profile #1 - Classic)

First chapter of our Rocket Raccoon profile, so this is the "classic" version chiefly seen during the 1980s.

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Yakari


A cunning Sioux little boy, with a good heart and the ability to speak to animals. From a large series of European graphic novels.

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Cyclotronic Man

(Ned Creegan) (Profile #2)

The second identity of Ned Creegan (formerly Bag O' Bones) now with radiation powers.

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Grizzly

(Maxwell Markham)

A traditional if D-list Spider-Man villain. He's got more range than most people think.

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Tarantula

(Anton Rodriquez)

A minor but vicious Spider-Man enemy during the 1970s, with poisoned boot spikes.

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Stalker


One of the heroic fantasy protagonists launched in 1975 as part of the DC Implosion. A doomed, deadly swordsman and adventurer trying to kill the local Devil to reclaim his stolen soul.

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Dgrth


A Devil-like figure from Stalker's swords-and-sorcery dismal world. Also fought Wonder Woman, to his regret.

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Beowulf

(Prince of the Geats)

The prince of the Geats from Olde English literature, as he appeared in his own DC Comics book during the 1970s (and later on in Wonder Woman). It's a lof riot.

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Captain Marvel

(1970s Saturday Morning Show Version)

The live-action 1974-1977 children's TV series version of Captain Marvel (Billy Batson). The series is *terribly* dated, but that can have charm.

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Jaguar

(Ramon de Rico)

A very minor HYDRA enhanced enforcer who fought Daredevil and the Black Widow back in 1975.

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Punisher

(Frank Castle) (gisted profile)

A gisted profile for the Punisher, providing benchmark game stats and a good overview of his career.

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Iron Fist

(Danny Rand) (gisted profile)

An overview of Iron Fist up to the early 2000s, to hold the line until we can run more detailed research.

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Tigra

(Greer Nelson profile #3 - 1976-1980)

Part of a chronological series about Greer Nelson (a.k.a. the Cat and Tigra). This one goes 1976-1980 to keep the articles short and easy to read.

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Big Thunder


Big bruiser and obscure Captain America foe. Peak human strength, street gang leader in flip-flops.

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Bethany Cabe

(Profile #1 - XXth century)

A key Iron Man character during the 1980s, who also was real cool and one of the few adults in Tony Stark's life. Also a skilled bodyguard, operative and fighter.

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