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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Germain Grandpin


One of the main protagonists from big French swashbuckling/drama saga Masquerouge, Les Sept vies de l'Épervier and Cœur Brûlé - a mighty duellist with a troubled character.

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Snow White

(Walt Disney version)

This profile is for the 1937 Walt Disney cartoon version, which you might remember has super-powers.

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Louis and Lucian Corsican

(Cheech & Chong's 1984 movie)

Two would-be swashbuckling heroes from one of Cheech and Chong's later low-brow stoner comedies. It was an extremely loose adaptation of The Corsican Brothers.

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Selene

(Underworld movies)

The vampire gunfighter assassin heroine of the first Underworld movie (2003), played by Kate Beckinsale. So that's alright.

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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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Infidel


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

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Mister Whisper


An early Grant Morrison villain for Batman, in the story Gothic. Immortal, unkillable, sadistic fallen monk of Satan.

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Matthew Tate


A fairly powerful warlock encountered during the first season of Charmed, who steals magical powers.

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Master Izo


One of the topmost martial artists and ninja masters in the Marvel Universe. He also likes beer.

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Conan the Barbarian

(Classic Marvel Comics version)

An overview of Conan during his Marvel Comics appearances (both original stories and literary adaptations). The profile comes with various setting notes.

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