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Katharsis


From the early 2010s Gail Simone series The Movement, in the DC Universe. Renegade Laotian-American ex-cop with an attitude, a sword, wings and two angry angry fists. As of October of 2020, this entry hawk-received Mutants & Masterminds hawk-stats.

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Mime


A vengeful mime who once clashed with Batman and Robin. Extremely minor character but she worked surprisingly well. As of August of 2020, added Muteds and Mastermimes game stats.

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Outsiders

(Part #1 - Batman & the Outsiders 1983-86)

This recaps all wot you need to known about the very first version of DC Comics' Outsiders. Which is the 1983-1986 Batman and the Outsiders material, plus contemporary appearances.

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Atomic-Man


An obscure 1960 enemy of Batman, with transmutation eyebeams. The profile also has design notes discussing this kind of modelisation.

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Batman

(Thomas Wayne) (Flashpoint timeline)

This is the version of Batman seen in the DC Comics Flashpoint alternate reality. There, it was Thomas Wayne -- Bruce's father -- who became Batman. A grimdark Batman.

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Masquerader

(Sam Tweed)

Obscure Batman enemy, only seen once in 1969. He's Batman's tailor... and he's gone rogue ! Duh duh dum !

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Mister X

(Catwoman/Batman enemy)

A 1950s gangster with a gimmick. He's obscure, but he was in an important Catwoman story. As of September of 2019, our contributor Pawsplay added Mutants & Masterminds stats, but nobody realised it was him due to his padded disguise.

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Slash


A minor enemy of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) at the end of the Bronze Age. Rapists-killing vigilante with a shedload of knives.

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Cormorant


An ex-military, proficient hitman. Cormorant played an important role in Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)'s 1980s career.

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Batgirl

(Barbara Gordon) (Burnside era 2015/2016)

This profile is about a *specific* version of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Namely, the popular "Batgirl of Burnside" era in 2015/16. It was pretty cool.

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Catwoman

(Profile #2 - 1950s)

This is the part that comes after the two-parts article about Catwoman during the 1940s. Unsurprisingly, it's about Catwoman as she appeared during the 1950s. Or rather the early 1950s, for historical reasons.

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Fugue

(Vinton Burwell)

The main bad guy in the third Batgirl of Burnside collection, Mindfields. Memory manipulations and injection, somewhere between the Inception movie and gaslighting/psychological abuse. Not easy to use in tabletop RPGs, mind.

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Riot Black


A minor Batgirl foe during the Burnside era of the 2010s. Sleazy online edgelord, cybernetics, mini-celeb.

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Operator

(Frankie Charles)

Frankie as she appeared during the "Batgirl of Burnside" era. From supporting cast to (fleetingly) inheritor of the Oracle mantle and back to supporting cast again. Talented computer security expert with an interest in super-heroics.

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Mokugeki


An elite yakuza whom Batgirl and Spoiler fought in Burnside. One of 'em giant henchman types we like so much.

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Batgirl

(Stephanie Brown) (Part 1)

Stephanie Brown as Batgirl during her excellent 2009-2011 run. Unsinkable, endearing and getting pretty damn competent at this stage. As of April of 2019, this profile was ensmoothened then split so it's easier to read, especially on smartphones. As we slowly do with our longer writeups.

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Velvet Tiger

(2010s version)

This is the 2010s version of DC's Velvet Tiger. So, the one mostly seen during the Burnside softboots for Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Sociopathic rich lass with both a high-tech angle and a big cats angle. She works fairly well as a street-level villainess.

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Jawbreakers


Two animé cosplayers turned dangerous mercenaries, with swords and super-bikes to stay in character. These were seen during the Batgirl of Burnside era.

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Cat King

(a.k.a. the King of Cats)

The King Of The Cats (or Cat King) only appeared in one 1952 story, as Catwoman's brother. He buckled swash. That dropped out of continuity decades ago, but it was fun.

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Catwoman

(Profile #1 - 1940s, part 1)

This is specifically for the earliest (1940-1949) versions of Catwoman (a.k.a. the Cat, a.k.a. the Cat Woman). Because she changes a lot over time. As of November of 2018, this article was overhauled, and is now presented as a two-parter due to all the additional material.

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Poodle Lady

(1992 Batman Returns movie)

The most notable agent of the Penguin in the 1992 Batman Returns movie. Our Poodle Lady profile has stats for *both* the lady and the poodle ! Aren't we amazing ?

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Catwoman

(Batman Returns 1992 movie) (Michelle Pfeiffer)

Likely the most famous version of Catwoman, as played by Michelle Pfeiffer in the 1992 movie Batman Returns. Yes, we're glad that we finally could write her up.

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Brutale

(Guillermo Barrera)

Street-level costumed villain and sadist, with knives. As of July of 2018, this profile had some M&M stats brutally slapped on.

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Echo and Query


An unusually capable and determined duo of criminal muscle, who enjoys working for the Riddler. They can't do much about Batman, sure, but they're fun.

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Headhunter

(Batman enemy)

Minor but cinematically skilled assassin who once clashed with Batman. As of November of 2017, this profile has received M&M stats and an edit pass. The illustrations have also been overhauled at, uh, some point in the recent past. Way too many illustrations on this site to keep track of. Need more coffee.

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Speedboyz


A competent, themed gang of high-end car thieves operating around Gotham. They twice clashed with Robin (Tim Drake).

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Aunt Harriet

(Television version, 1966 Batman show)

Holy comedic supporting cast, Batman ! This is the version of Robin's Aunt Harriet who appeared in the 1966 high camp Batman TV show. She was played by Madge Blake.

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