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Captain Nazi

(1940s version)

This is the original, 1940s version of this enemy of Captain Marvel in Fawcett Comics. As of January of 2021, this profile has had its style/clarity/readability edits, and received its Mutants und Masterminds game stats.

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Atom

(Ray Palmer)

The Silver Age Atom (Ray Palmer) from the very beginning up to Blackest Night inclusive. As of December of 2020, this entry was split in two parts. This may seem like a small thing, but it helps slower readers not shrink away from long texts.

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Spider-Woman

(Proto-Jessica Drew) (Profile #1 - Goodwin version)

The very first take on Spider-Woman (not yet called Jessica Drew), by Goodwin. It's rather different from what she later become, as the retcons start by her very next appearance. As of December of 2020, this profile has received polishing. Plus icky crawly too many legs Mutants & Masterminds TTRPG stats.

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Vanguard

(Nicolai Krylenko) (Part 1)

One of the main Russian (and formerly Soviet) Marvel Comics superhumans. Reflective force-field, beefiness, hammer and sickle. As of November of 2020, this profile is being entirely redone as a two-parter.

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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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Nails

(Joanie Eaton)

S.H.I.E.L.D. bare-handed fighting expert agent. As of October of 2020, we decided to buff this profile with M&M stats to make it punchier.

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Darkstar

(Layna Petrovna) (Part #1)

One of the major Russian super-heroes. Darkforce powers. As of October of 2020, this profile is being entirely redone as a comprehensive two-parter. Что отличный.

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Agent Tia Senyaka

(S.H.I.E.L.D.)

Another agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., mostly for those Marvel Universe campaigns where S.H.I.E.L.D. plays an important role. More of a technical type, but fairly senior.

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Marvel Boy I

(Martin Simon Burns)

The very first, 1940 anti-Nazi Marvel Boy (Martin Burns). As of October of 2020, added a bit of polish plus anamiktomythological M&M game stats.

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Soviet Super-Soldiers


The core Soviet heroes during the 1980s in the Marvel Universe. As determined by our five-year industrial plan, this team profile explains all the basics so the individual character profiles do not have to.

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Madame Hydra a.k.a. Viper

(Ophelia Sarkissian) (Part #1 - Origins and ghosts)

This covers the Viper (Ophelia Sarkissian)’s early life and her original career as Madame Hydra, during the early 1970s. That's the Jim Steranko era. So hang on to your fez, true believers ! As of May of 2020, this profile was entirely redone. We cut it once, and two shall take its place. More, actually.

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Blue Streak

(Don Thomas)

An obscure late 1970s Captain America villain on roller skates. Disco fever ! As of April of 2020, this profile was entirely redone.

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Katriel


One sharp spy and assassin (or "bard", as they say in Orlais). She appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel, The Stolen Throne. Katriel played a critical role in the Fereldan War of Liberation... and, in a way, beyond. As of February of 2020, added a section about Dragon Age: The Calling.

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Captain Q

(Adam West)

A small profile for the character played by Adam West in 1965 TV commercials for powdered chocolate. Even though that makes no sense.

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Red Guardian

(Colonel Alexei Shostakov)

Marvel's 1960s Red Guardian - a sort of Soviet Captain America. Comes with a fair bit of background notes. As of December of 2019, this entry was entirely overhauled, and received M&M stats. But the stats are not for you. They are for the people.

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Doctor Katherine Waynesboro

(Part #1 - the 1980s)

A skilled S.H.I.E.L.D. scientist and agent who kept tabs on Bruce Banner, the incredible Hulk. As of November of 2019, this profile was entirely redone. It is also now a three-parter, since there's a lot of ground to cover.

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Rustam

(Dr. Raza Kattuah)

An enemy of the Suicide Squad with a magical fire scimitar. As of November of 2019, this entry had its edge sharpened and received burning, curved M&M stats.

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Colonel Rick Flag

(Post-Crisis version) (Profile #1 - pre-Skartaris) (part #1)

The version of Suicide Squad field leader Rick Flag that was published from 1986 to 2008. Covers both the Mission X version of the squad, and the Yale/Ostrander revival. As of March 2017, this profile has been decorated with a silver medal of M&M game stats, for service above and beyond the call of duty. And as of September of 2019,...

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XIII

(Thirteen, 13)

From a classic Francophone modern thriller/action/espionage saga. XIII operates in a fairly realistic genre, but within these limits he's rather badass. As of June of MMXIX, this entry has received M&M stIVts.

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Sato Takashi

(Global Frequency)

A burned out Japanese agent of the Global Frequency, and infiltration expert.

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Bobbi Morse (aka Huntress, aka Mockingbird)

(Profile #2 - Mockingbird begins 1973-1980)

The second part of our series of character profiles for Marvel Comics' Dr. Barbara "Bobbi" Morse, aka Huntress and Mockingbird. This covers an interim area where she has acquired heroic-level martial and athletic skills. She appears as a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, then as maverick counter-intelligence operative the Huntress, then debuts her Mockingbird identity.

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Doctor Barbara “Bobbi” Morse

(Profile #1 - before Mockingbird 1971-1973)

This is where our chronological series of profiles for Mockingbird (Dr. Barbara "Bobbi" Morse) starts. So, her early 1970s Ka-Zar (lord of the jungle !) material with the bright red rompers. At this point she's not Mockingbird yet.

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Jia Lau

(Global Frequency)

The Chinese intelligence hitwoman seen in Global Frequency story "Detonation" A particularly determined lady with a big shotgun, quick reflexes and on the Frequency.

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Master Mind Excello

(Earl Everett)

Obscure 1940 proto-Marvel super-hero. All-knowing and nigh-invincible defender of America. As of January of 2019, this profile received excellent M&M stats and was mindfully remastered.

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Mrs. Gradenko


A strange werebear, and a Russian special operative. Seen in Suicide Squad. As of January of 2019, this profile has been overhauled and got overbearing M&M stats.

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Black Widow

(Natalia Romanova) (Profile #1 - 1927-1946)

An unreasonably thorough explanation about the Black Widow (Natalia Romanova) from the origins to the end of the Great Patriotic War. Buckle up, it's something of a ride. As of January of 2019, this profile has received yet more polishing, and was cleft due to length.

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Black Widow

(Natalia Romanova) (Profile #2 - 1946-1965)

Part the second of our beautiful and deadly character profile for Natalia Romanova. This one covers 1946-1965, but in practice it mostly corresponds to her earliest Marvel appearances as a femme fatale after Tony Stark's industrial assets. Or at least, what he insists are industrial assets.

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Master Bison

(Tom's profile) (A.k.a. Vega)

The famous Big Bad in early Street Fighter video games. Super-martial-artist, crime lord, technologist, psychic. As of December of 2018, Tom harnessed his dreaded Psycho Power and punched this old profile of his into shape. Also, we're now using the US version of the names since sticking to the Japanese one was more confusing.

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Madame X

(Nina Tsiolkovsky)

An obscure Cold War Soviet spy with a transvestite schtick. She mostly fought Henry Pym. But there's potential here. As of November of 2018, her old profile was poisoned using Novichok - and replaced by a much better profile.

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Vamp and Animus

(Denise Baranger)

A strange and intriguing and under-used Marvel character with at least two distinct identities. She fought Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D., and not just with the power of disco.

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