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Colonel Rick Flag

(Post-Crisis version) (Profile #1 - pre-Skartaris) (part #1)

The version of Suicide Squad field leader Rick Flag that was published from 1986 to 2008. Covers both the Mission X version of the squad, and the Yale/Ostrander revival. As of March 2017, this profile has been decorated with a silver medal of M&M game stats, for service above and beyond the call of duty. And as of September of 2019,...

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Sorceress of Grayskull


We continue our big writeups arc through the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. In this update, another central hero - the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull. As of a week later, added further illustrations.

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Alex Rogan

(The Last Starfighter)

Alex Rogan is the hero of The Last Starfighter. This sci-fi 1984 movie was an important precursor in using a lot of CGI to depict out-of-this-world action. Such as, in this case, space battles.

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Castle Grayskull


Full notes about this important -- and ominous -- location in the He-man and the Masters of the Universe cartoons of the 1980s.

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Green Lantern Lysandra


From the old Tales of the Green Lanterns pre-Crisis back-of-the-book features. An obscure but interesting Green Lantern Corps officer, albeit one with travel limitations.

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Concussion


An obscure Russian mutant in the Marvel Universe. He blasts. As of august of 2019, our contributor Pawsplay added Мутанты и Masterminds stats, under the "heh why not" clause.

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Slash


A minor enemy of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) at the end of the Bronze Age. Rapists-killing vigilante with a shedload of knives.

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Beast-Man


One of the earliest enemies of He-Man in those 1980s Masters of the Universe cartoons.

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Stinger

(Wendy Sherman)

Minor lightning power. Obscure X-Men enemy, was with the Alliance of Evil for years. As of August of 2019, this profile had its voltage increased and received live M&M stats.

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Cormorant


An ex-military, proficient hitman. Cormorant played an important role in Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)'s 1980s career.

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Snake Mountain

(He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)

Everything known about Skeletor's ominous base of Snake Mountain. Pictures, facilities, weapons, vehicles, geography, RPG stats for everything, etc..

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Skeletor


Skeletor was the evil bad antagonist in the notable 1980s animated series, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Old people fondly reminisce about him. Who can figure these guys out, heh. How do you do, fellow kids ?

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Man-at-Arms


The inventor and ordnance expert in the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoons.

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Major Jones

(XIII)

A superbly competent and resourceful military intelligence operative from the XIII espionage/adventure graphic novels. As of July of 2019, this profile received M&M stats, but nobody knows what the "Ms" stand for.

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Teela

(Masters of the Universe)

The Captain of the Guard at the Royal Palace in the 1980s Masters of the Universe cartoons from Filmation.

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XIII

(Thirteen, 13)

From a classic Francophone modern thriller/action/espionage saga. XIII operates in a fairly realistic genre, but within these limits he's rather badass. As of June of MMXIX, this entry has received M&M stIVts.

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Priestess


The most interesting ally of Mark Hazzard in the Merc 1986-87 comic book. Streetwise young expert in the Japanese martial arts, as was the style of the day. As of June of 2019, this profile was revised and received loyal and disciplined M&M stats. I was hoping for a digital reissue to also redo the pictures for the Merc stuff...

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Zodac


One of 'em cosmic watcher/monitor figures. Zodac appeared in several episodes of the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoons by Filmation.

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Mark Hazzard


A professional 1970s/1980s mercenary who appeared in Marvel's New Universe setting. Gritty Cold War/urban decay stories. As of June of 2019, this profile has received a review for style and concision, plus M&M stats that have gun and will travel.

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Mer-Man

(He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)

One of the recurrent jobber baddies in the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoons.

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Stratos


The bird-dude from the 1980s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon series. Diiiive ! No, wait, that's another 1980s bird guy.

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Batgirl

(Stephanie Brown) (Part 1)

Stephanie Brown as Batgirl during her excellent 2009-2011 run. Unsinkable, endearing and getting pretty damn competent at this stage. As of April of 2019, this profile was ensmoothened then split so it's easier to read, especially on smartphones. As we slowly do with our longer writeups.

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He-Man

(Masters of the Universe) (part #1)

This is He-Man/Prince Adam as he appeared in Masters of the Universe, a major children's cartoon during the 1980s. This profile brought to you thanks to the sponsorship of the power of Grayskull.

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Masters of the Universe setting


An article presenting the basics and places of Eternia, the world in the 1980s Masters of the Universe cartoon series. This "base camp" article is where our contributor Ethan's big series about He-Man and She-Ra stuff starts. Oh boy !

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Nemesis Enforcer

(G.I. Joe - the movie)

Big, mutated super-warrior and agent. He was the, well, enforcer for Golobulus of Cobra-La in the 1987 animated G.I. Joe movie.

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Golobulus


Another short-ish entry for a character from the 1987 G.I. Joe: the movie animated feature. Golobulus was the big bad, and the ruler of the ancient Cobra-La empire.

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Shawn Berger

(Transformers G1 cartoon)

A corrupt energy tycoon and ally to the Decepticons. He appeared in the 1980s heydays of the Transformers cartoon.

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New Mutants

(Team profile #1 - Year One, part #1)

This team profile covers the original New Mutants as they were early on - a sort of "Year One" era. It's best to read this before the individual profiles. As of December of 2018, this profile was revised and expanded and corrected. Y'know, our usual overhauling work. So much work.

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