Posts Tagged ‘ Ancient World ’

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Amazonia


A pulpish horror-fantasy warrior queen from sleazy early 1970s Warren Publishing comics magazine. She's a Gardner Fox character.

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Davy Tenzer

(King David)

DC Comics' Davy Tenzer is the Biblical King David, but as a 1970s immortal anti-terror international singing super-spy. Sometimes, he fights snake aliens.

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Ogar


A sort of golem that once fought the Black Panther in King Solomon's tomb. It was pretty tough.

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Leprechaun

(Low-rent horror movies)

A "magical slasher" villain seen in Z-list -- mostly direct-to-video -- horror movies.

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Egg tengu


A small clan of magical Japanese creatures. These once helped the Outsiders fight crime, sort of.

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Inhumans

(Part #1)

Let's talk about Marvel Comics' Inhumans. Let's walk among a few decades of ancient lore, cosmic grandeur and the occasional continuity gaffe.

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Sylphid Erymos

(Titan Quest)

This is our sample Player Character for Titan Quest, a cool action game about Ancient Greek, Egyptian and Chinese gods and monsters. Sylphid is a bratty, stealth demi-goddess of the wind and, inadvertently, the last Olympian and defender of mortals.

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Generic Limos demon


Life-devouring scary demons that appear in Titan Quest, an action-adventure video game that starts in a fantasy Ancient Greece not unlike the world of Xena and Hercules (Sorbo version).

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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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Mad Pharaoh


Another very early foe of Iron Man (Tony Stark). Time-travelling Ancient Egyptian evil sorcerer, so it prolly was a Monday.

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Crixus


The tough-as-nails Gaul gladiator and ally of Spartacus. This covers Manu Bennett's character in Spartacus during the first 2 seasons. Joey, do you like movies about gladiators ?

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Ulysses Bloodstone


Our infamous and rather large Ulysses Bloodstone profile. An immortal monster hunter who lived and fought for 10,000 years, with a bazaar of 1970s weirdness suffusing his bizarre biography. And he's very useful in stories, too.

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Lion God

(Sekhmet)

A particularly powerful and arrogant divinity, who seems to be Sekhmet from Ancient Egypt. The Lion God could easily take on the assembled Avengers.

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Collector


One of the most recurrent Elders of the Universe, with simple hooks and endless arsenals of objects and creatures and people.

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X-O Manowar

(1990s version)

A mighty Visigoth barbarian with a super-powerful alien suit of power armour. This is the version that was published during the 1990s.

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Batiatus


The despicable gladiator school owner in the early seasons of the Spartacus TV show.

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Hercules

(Kevin Sorbo / Legendary Journeys version)

This is the Kevin Sorbo version from Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, the fan-favourite 1990s TV series.

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Trinity

(DC Universe)

An odd and visually distinctive enemy of the Teen Titans and Wonder Woman. Agent of ancient Atlantis as a computer virus.

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Venus

(Agents of Atlas) version

Venus as she appears in the successive Agents of Atlas Marvel Comics series. Because all you need is love.

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Skinner

(Lilin)

Supernatural, indestructible stalker/killer with bladed bones. Ghost Rider enemy.

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Menoetius


A dead Titan of Greek myth, once brought back as a giant undead warrior with lightning powers.

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Grendel

(DC Comics version)

That's the version of Grendel (from the Beowulf poem) that has appeared in a number of DC Comics stories. Horrible murderous evil demon monster.

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