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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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Egg tengu


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

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Leprechaun

(Terrible horror movies)

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

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Truhan


From the Rafael Marìn novel Juglar. Which is both in Spanish and set in a magic version of medieval Spain. As of April of 2021, added a character portrait, and therefore a moustache.

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Samurai City


A strange secret town of immortal underground samurai. Samurai City appeared during Jack Kirby's run on Black Panther.

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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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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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Lady Chian


An elite fighter seen seen in the early 1980s Arion Lord of Atlantis comic books. As of May of 2020, this profile was entirely redone, by order of the Captain of the Guard.

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Tuk the cave boy


A very minor character from the distant past of the Marvel Universe. Your typical heroic cave boy of the day, really. As of January of 2020, did a tiny update. And heh, since we're on a break on not publishing anything else, I might as well push him up the homepage. As of the 8th of January added further material because...

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Melinda Warren

(Charmed)

This XVIIth century witch is the ancestor of the Charmed Ones - Piper, Phoebe and Prudence Halliwell. She appeared in the original, 1990s version of the Charmed TV show.

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Damasque / Masquerouge

(Baroness Ariane de Troil) (part #1)

Ariane de Troïl aka Damasque/Masquerouge is the heroine of a classic series of French swashbuckling graphic novels, halfway between the Three Musketeers, the Count of Monte Cristo and Zorro. As of May of 2019, this profile was cleft in twain. It didn't feel that long to read, but with so many folks perusing this site on smartphones smaller pages are...

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“Jaevna Shilo” the Republic trooper

(Profile #1 - Early, part one) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)

A sample, but atypical, Special Forces trooper of the Galactic Republic during Star Wars’s Old Republic era and from the SWTOR video game. Comes with historical context primers, particularly about the military. As of February of 2019, this profile was revised for style and concision, M&M-ified, and split in two to make certain it's not too long to read in...

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Ivy

(Isabella Valentine)

One of the most famous characters in the Soul Calibur fighting video games. Magical whip-sword, martial arts, alchemy. As of January of 2019, this profile was rewritten, updated, upgraded. Generally, we've made it more well-rounded.

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Orfenn Natrix the Sith Inquisitor

(Star Wars Legends / Old Republic) (Part #1)

An example fleshed out Sith Inquisitor back during the Old Republic era, in the Star Wars Legends continuity. Snarky genius and "pureblooded" Sith mistress of Force Lightning.

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Shining Knight

(Ystina / Justina) (part #1)

The version of the Shining Knight seen in Grant Morisson's fabulous Seven Soldiers of Victory meta-series. A mighty knight lass from a mystical age of man, wielding Excalibur. The profile also comes with rather interesting material about the ancient history of DC's New Earth. As of April, 2017 this profile has had an overhaul, and received a squire in the form...

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Klustre Taschen the Sith knight

(Star Wars: The Old Republic)

A sample character from Star Wars: the Old Republic. Female Zabrak knight of the Sith, who'd much rather be getting drunk and partying with hot dudes.

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Sabra Shulvu, the Silent Knight


Continuing our arc about sample Star Wars: the Old Republic Player Character, now with the Jedi Knight "class". She's a mute refugee and para-autistic Miraluka swordfighting prodigy ! He's an old astromech droid working as a suave spy of sorts ! Together, they fight the Dark Side !

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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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Meeyelle Mahr the Jedi Consular

(Profile #1 - Early) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)
The Force Saint.

An example of the Jedi Consular character during the twilight of the Old Republic in Star Wars. A Mirialan padawan so strong that she's guided by the Force

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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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Modred the Mystic

(Profile #1 - 1975-1978)

Marvel Comics' Modred the Mystic, a time-tossed Arthurian magician. This is the first chapter of his profile and covers his early appearances, back when he was meant to be an occult super-hero.

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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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Nekev Nisrok the bounty hunter

(Profile #1 - Early)

A sample, hardcore bounty huntress working for the Empire during the Old Republic era (specifically the Cold War era), as explored in Star Wars: the Old Republic. One mean Rattataki who'll take any Mandalorian at their own game.

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Vagabond Mugen

(Peter's take)

A second take on Mugen from the Samurai Champloo animé, this time by Peter. Hip-hop raggamuffin medieval Japan swordsman of astounding skill and disastrous attitude.

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Iris Kalder the Imperial Agent

(Profile #1 - early)

Another example of a Star Wars: the Old Republic player character. It's our sample Imperial Agent, a spy and assassin for the Empire and the Sith... or perhaps not entirely. Deadly spy and field agent with her own agenda.

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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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Captain Mytasha Shiv, totally not a smuggler

(Profile #1 - Early)
The exceptionally honest and refreshingly law-abiding Captain Shiv.

A sample smuggler Player Character during the Old Republic of the Star Wars universe (Legends division). Free-wheeling, sassy lioness person with a blaster, a ship and a talent for having talents.

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