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

Posts Tagged ‘ Gadgeteer ’

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Artemus Gordon

(Ross Martin version)

The original, vintage version of Artemus Gordon from Wild Wild West. Genius, inventor, master of disguise and Secret Service ace agent.

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Black Knight

(Nathan Garrett)

The 1960s evil Black Knight, who repeatedly fought the Avengers (as a team or piecemeal).

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Cannonball Rae


A sample "cannongineer" (a combat engineer toting a man-portable steampunk magic cannon) from the video game Torchlight II. Oh, and she has a pet bear too, since it's Torchlight.

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Doctor Poison

(Princess Maru)

A Golden Age Imperial Japanese enemy of Wonder Woman, specialised in drugs and toxins.

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Hardware

(Curt Metcalf)

The Tony Stark figure at Milestone Comics, with power armour and corporate intrigue.

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Doctor Nemesis

(Dr. James Bradley)

Now it is time for pure, empirical science as conducted by Dr. James Bradley of the X-Men's "X-Club" science team. For science.

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Green Hornet

(Britt Reid) (Matt Wagner take for Dynamite)

One of the essential mystery men - masked vigilantes from the pulps and radio series. Tremble, evil !

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Wizard

(Formerly Bentley Wittman) (Profile #1 - Earliest)

The earliest part of the Wizard's career, as he started clashing with the Fantastic Four but before he wore a costume.

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Tunesmith


A Pak Protector of the Ringworld, who appears in Larry Niven's Ringworld's Children novel. massive superhuman intelligence.

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Locust

(Professor August Hopper)

A mad scientist with giant insects, because this is how we rolled back in 1966. He fought the X-Men, mostly.

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Whiplash

(Mark Scarlotti) (Profile #1)

Chapter #1 of our three-parters about Iron Man enemy Whiplash a.k.a. Blacklash.

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Kolu M’Beya


The weaponsmith in the landmark 1973-74 Manhunter story. Useful character in international gritty thriller stories - and others.

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Mister Fantastic

(Gisted profile)

Our gisted notes for Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four. It was chiefly about the benchmarking.

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Black Archer

(aka Golden Archer) (aka Hawkeye)

The archetypal archer super-hero, as seen in Marvel Comics' Squadron Supreme stories.

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Lionfang


Intriguing mob enforcer with a crew of enhanced big cats. Clashed twice with Luke Cage.

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Qubit


A super-genius with techno-telekinetic powers. From the Irredeemable comic books.

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Peacemaker

(Christopher Smith) (Charlton version)

The Peacemaker as he appeared at Charlton Comics circa 1967. These weren't necessarily the best comics of their time. Generally speaking.

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Protector

(Noh-Varr profile #2)

Our second profile for Noh-Varr, this one covering his time as Protector and as an Avengers member.

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