Posts Tagged ‘ Espionage ’

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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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Captain Marvel

(Ultimate) (Mahr Vehl)

This is the version of Captain Marvel that existed in the Ultimate Comics version of the Marvel Universe.

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Konik


An expert in procuring and using exotic, high-tech weaponry. Machine Man enemy during the Kirby run.

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Manhunter

(Mark Shaw)

One of DC Comics' most notable Manhunter characters. This is the one who shone in the 1988 Ostrander/Yale Manhunter series.

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Red Jackal


An original, superhuman, not-a-good-guy character that appeared in a strange dream/nightmare caused by a meat combo pizza.

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Jon Drake (and Templar)


From obscure Wildstorm series The Establishment. Elite spy directing a secret superhuman strike force, and also able to deploy a Kid Miracleman-like alter-ego.

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Barney Ling


A weird 1970s spymaster, fixer and shady type in the pages of Richard Dragon, Kung Fu Fighter comics.

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Baron


A special swordsman and agent from The Establishment, a secret British defence agency in the Wildstorm Universe.

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Scarlet Fantastic


From the somewhat obscure and very British Wildstorm Comics series The Establishment. Smart and super-strong, possibly a Selkie.

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Raphe Equus


From the somewhat obscure and very British Wildstorm Comics series The Establishment. Smart and super-strong through selective breeding.

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Mister Pharmacist


Strange and powerful super-genius with a universe as a passenger in his head. From the old Wildstorm series The Establishment.

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Charm

(FREELancers)

From a 1988 Top Secret/SI RPG supplement, F.R.E.E.Lancers. Super-persuasive agent.

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Ben Turner

(Profile #1 - early)

Ben Turner -- the future Bronze Tiger -- as he appeared in 1970s Richard Dragon Kung Fu Fighter comics. He was already a top martial arts cat back then.

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Gaia Moore


The heroine of the Fearless series of young adult novels by Francine Pacal. Genetically unable to experience fear, which makes her a near-superhuman.

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Hightower

(Daemonite)

One of the Daemonite Lords in early Image/Wildstorm Comics. Manipulative shapechanger, kinda the local Loki.

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Generic Paratwa


Genetically engineered super-assassins and mass-murdering monsters. From a trilogy of sci-fi novels by C. Hinz.

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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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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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Mortadelo


An absurd master of disguise and alleged agent type, from a classic Spanish comic series.

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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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Cammy White

(Sean's profile)

Our 1990s profile for this Street Fighter character, focusing on a game stats experiment.

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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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