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Edsel


The Lady of the Lake as a street-tough 1980s Black girl (who's not big on farcical aquatic ceremonies). Edsel was cool.

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Obsidian Dragon


An original character profile as part of one of our character creation contests. Ex-gangbanger in Toronto turned into a sullen dragon man working for the police.

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Silhouette

(Silhouette Chord)

This profile focuses on this sadly under-used character as she was during the classic New Warriors years of the early 1990s. Silhouette is an acrobatic street vigilante with shadow melding/telportation powers.

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Axe

(Hellfire Club hired killer)

Obscure and generic mercenary who fought the New Mutants during the 1980s. Good if you need a straightforward brute with minor powers. And an axe.

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Black Ranger

(Zack Taylor)

The Black Ranger (Zachary Taylor) and the Mastodon, as he appeared during the first two seasons of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Also, "hip-hop-kido" because we must never forget.

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Cloak

(Tyrone Johnson profile #1)

Cloak (of Cloak and Dagger) as he was during the duo's early career, with extensive discussion of this whole Dimension Travel through his cape thing.

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The Black Child

(Niourk)

A profile for L'Enfant Noir in the classic 1950s French sci-fi/post-apocalyptic novel Niourk. I don't think it was ever translated into English, so here's your chance to know about it.

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Halloween Jack


From our 2014 Halloween themed character creation contest, an enhanced psychokiller with a split personality.

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Handi Man


A capsule character writeup for Handi-Man, Damon Wayan's handicapped super-hero in 1990s TV show In Living Colors. A sort of comedy Superman type.

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Colonel A.J. Assan


A senior ex-military officer in near-future France, looking for ways to have super-heroes return to the Old World. From the Masked graphic novels.

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Spider-Man

(Miles Morales)

The newer Spider-Man, Miles Morales, during his early career in the "Ultimate" Universe.

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Frenzy

(Joanna Cargill) (Profile #1 - Early)

A super-strong, quite angry mutants right activist. This profile is part #1 of our Frenzy coverage. It's about the early Frenzy, primarily as an Alliance of Evil member.

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Knockout

(Elizabeth Rawson)

The hard-punching leader of the Femmes Fatales super-mercenaries team.

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Deadeye


A minor but dangerous hitman who clashed with Robin and Batgirl. Cybernetic eyes and self-aiming pistol.

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Zephyr

(Elementals)

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

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Alkyone of Themyscira

(and the Circle)

One of the more notable enemies of Wonder Woman during the Gail Simone run. Tragic Amazon warrior who was briefly Queen of Themyscira though she didn't want to.

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Jack in the Box


One of the street heroes of Astro City. He's bit like a low-powered Spider-Man but with a clowns-and-toys theme. He's pretty neat.

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Ladyhawk

(Rosetta & Regina Morgan)

An acrobatics-and-martial-arts street vigilante in the MC2 future of the Marvel Universe. Inheritor to the Falcon's legacy, ally of Spider-Girl.

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Infidel


A sort of immortal reality-manipulating time-travelling super-genius. Seen in Astro City comic books.

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Raitha McCann


From one of my favourite Astro City comics, the exec assistant of the equivalent of Doctor Strange. That's a tough job.

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The Jackson

(Astro City)

A mutated fanatical warrior from a dystopic future. Seen in a notable story of the excellent Astro City series by Kurt Busiek.

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The Box

(Astro City)

An insane cyborg killer from a seemingly dystopian future. From Kurt Busiek's great Astro City comic books.

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Corporal Jackson

(American Ninja)

A badass soldier, body builder and karateka seen in 1980s schlock movie American Ninja. He was cool.

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