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

Posts Tagged ‘ Gadgeteer ’

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Perceptor


Minor villain in the late 1980s animated series, Bionic Six. Enhanced senses and general physical abilities, high-tech gear.

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Moonbow

(Bree Brandon)

An obscure heroic archer in Pittsburgh seen in a Firestorm story. Young swashbuckling adventuress.

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Weapons Master

(Justice League enemy)

A Justice League enemy and intergalactic arms dealer. This only covers a small slice of his career.

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Sandman

(Dr. Garrett Sanford)

An extensive profile of this 1974 DC Comics guardian of dreams, created by Jack Kirby. It's all quite complicated but we'll explain everything.

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Red Ghost

(Ivan Kragoff)

A semi-classic Fantastic 4 villain. Between the science and engineering genius, the phasing powers, the super-apes, the odd backstory and the amount of appearances, there's plenty of material to use.

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Spider-Man

(Peter Parker) (gisted)

The "main" Spider-Man. This is an overview of the classic character, with a good biography and aggressively detailed stats.

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Porcupine

(Profile #1 - Mk1 suit)

A loser but handy Marvel comics villain. This profile covers the bulk of his career, with his Mk1 Porcupine suit.

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Copperhead

(Lawrence Chesney)

An obscure but fascinating Daredevil enemy from 1975. Crazy man thinking he's a 1930s pulps killer vigilante, with dangerous weapon and armour.

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Deadshot

(Floyd Lawton)

The DC Universe #1 marksman throughout his career, with an emphasis on the Suicide Squad and the Secret Six years.

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Hong Kong Phooey


Ooh ! He ! Haa ! Heeeeeee-hyah ! It is an honour to profile the magnificent Hong Kong Phooey, a parody cartoon hero from the 1970s Hanna-Barbera cartoons. He's sort of a mix of Kwai Chang Caine and 1960s TV Batman, except completely inept. Good thing he has a cat...

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Magneto


Older, gisted profile where the main point was to agree on ballpark game stats for the big M.

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Nighthawk

(Kyle Richmond) (Supreme Power version)

This is the Supreme Power version of Marvel Comics' Squadron Supreme's Nighthawk. The one chronicle by Straczynski in his 2003 remake. Militant Black Batman, essentially.

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Doctor Horrible


A sort-of-evil-but-really-not scientist from the 2008 Whedon web series and musical comedy Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

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Tall Man


The recurrent Big Bad in the Phantasm series of horror movies. He works remarkably well as a gruesome master menace.

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Nemesis

(Thomas Tresser) (Pre-Crisis version)

Our first entry for Nemesis (Thomas Tresser), former FBI agent, smart vigilante and master of disguise. This one also covers his time with the Suicide Squad.

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Crime Doctor

(Pre-Crisis Earth-1 version) (Bradford Thorne)

The 1980 version of the Crime Doctor. Essentially the 1943 Earth-2 character reinvented as a more gimmicky Earth-1 character.

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Trogg

(Bane lieutenant)

One of the early lieutenants of Bane in Batman books. Brute and minor technician.

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Ghost

(Thunderbolts)

A paranoid anti-corporation saboteur with intangibility/invisibility tech and a fair few weapons. Foe of Iron Man, Thunderbolts member.

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Eddie Riggs

(Brütal Legend)

The best roadie in the world, turned into a heavy metal heroic fantasy hero in another world... a world that is METAL. From the Brütal Legend video game.

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