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

Posts Tagged ‘ Cold War ’

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Agamemnon

(Andrei Rostov)

An obscure Black Widow enemy heading a large-ish terrorist organization, who also clashed with the Thing. Not unbearably distinctive, I'll admit, but he's useful to have.

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Minuteman

(Frank Styles)

A Silver Age super-hero from the Freedom Force video games of the early 2000s.

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Chameleon

(Dmitri Smerdyakov)

Our ancient notes for this cunning master of impersonation who fought Spider-Man many times.

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Ant-Man aka Giant Man

(Henry Pym) (Early era)

The earliest stages of Dr. Pym's heroic career, stopping in 1965. Focuses on his special equipment since that was the draw of these stories.

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Bob Morane


Bob Morane is the main, most classic post-WWII adventure dime novels hero in Francophone literature. Here's an old but stiff okay-ish primer.

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Zastrow


A Soviet spymaster during the last days of the Cold War. He features in DC Comics books written by John Ostrander.

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General Ross

(Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross)

Fairly short notes for this traditional enemy of the incredible Hulk.

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Stryker

(Morgan Stryker)

Ill-shaved, four-armed mercenary with lots of guns and a 'tude. You know the drill. Yes, he has a trenchcoat and drinks beer.

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Pravda


This is an original variant of this old, obscure DC Comics character and People's Heroes member. Wicked telepath.

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Backlash

(Marc Slayton)

One of the notables 1990s Wildstorm heroes. Psionic alien super-commando working in intelligence.

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King Snake


A cinematic blind crime lord and evil martial arts master. He mostly clashed with Robin (Tim Drake) and Batman (Bruce Wayne).

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Shield

(Lancelot Strong)

Archie / Red Circle Comics' second Shield. Namely Lancelot Strong, the 1959+ one. Enhanced strength and speed.

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American Star


An original super-hero, created as a player character in a DC Heroes RPG campaign. Patriotic peak human type.

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SuperPatriot

(John Quincy Armstrong) (aka Super Patriot)

A blend of Captain America and Cable in the Savage Dragon setting.

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Sabretooth

(aka Sabertooth) (Wolverine enemy)

Gisted overview of Sabretooth as he generally appeared in X-Men and Wolverine stories.

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Steve Austin

(Caidin's Cyborg novels)

Steve Austin, as he appears in the Cyborg novels that were adapted as the Six Million Dollar Man TV series. Super-agent.

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Coda


A cult of immortal killers see in early 1990s Image comic books, chiefly WildC.A.T.s and Gen13.

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Deathblow

(Michael Cray)

Super-elite commando and assassin, who in the end was even more than that. Early, 1990s Wildstorm material.

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