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

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Gunwitch


A good guy (more or less) zombie gunman who never misses. From the atmospheric Nocturnals comics. As of June of 2019, this profile was entirely redone and sewed back together.

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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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Halloween Girl


A witchy little girl who grew up in a strange, darkly magical environment. One of the main characters in Dan Brereton's Nocturnals painted comics. As of May of 2019, this profile was entirely redone and reillustrated and rewighten.

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Firelion


From Dan Brereton's painted Nocturnals comics. Lone samurai, ex-detective, ex-drifter fugitive, pyrokinetic synthesoid, trenchcoat-and-katana enthusiast. As of May of 2019, this oldbad entry was burned to the ground and redone.

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Nocturnals

(Base camp article)

Our "base camp" article about Dan Brereton's Nocturnals comics. To present the basics of the universe, and how it seems to work.

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Gorgo

(1961 movie monster)

Our contributor Ethan continues profiling old movie giant monsters. The dinosaur-like and eponymous Gorgo is from a 1961 monster mash set in the British Isles.

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Emmanuelle Chekhov, the Imperial Slayer


A vampire commando who hunts vampires, in the Russian Resurgence future depicted in Nikolai Dante comics published in 2000AD. She's so vein, she prolly thinks this writeup is about her. As of March of 2019, this profile has had its ichor reinvigorated, and received befanged M&M stats.

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Sato Takashi

(Global Frequency)

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

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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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Big Wheel tactical intrusion team

(Global Frequency)

From Warren Ellis' Global Frequency story "Big Wheel", an elite ad-hoc commando tasked with an unenviable and desperate task. Neat example of high-end operatives with specialised skills and some near-future technology.

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Carina Nekhjevani

(Ziggurat video game)

A made-up heroic fantasy character, inspired by minor Heretic/Hexen-like video game Ziggurat. Young legless alchemist with a thousand grudges, and a magical arsenal. As the song goes, odds are she won't live to see tomorrow.

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Eye invaders

(Atlas Comics)

Creepy undead tentacled maritime eye monsters seen in a 1954 Astonishing comic book, from Atlas Comics.

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Lana Kennedy

(Global Frequency)

A memetics and xenolinguistics expert on the Global Frequency. Which was some of Warren Ellis' best work in comics, really.

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Guardian of death

(Sample Diablo 3 witch-doctor) (Part #1 - Diablo context)

A character profile for a sample Diablo III Witch-Doctor Player Character. This includes a primer to the world and the story of all three games, because that's how we roll in the Torajan Jungles.

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Doc Beck

(Z Nation)

Post-zombie-apocalypse survivor from the TV dramedy series Z Nation. Ex-hippie with robust medical, survival and other skills (and a big mouth).

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Svet the hairdresser

(Grim Dawn sample character)

A fleshed out example Player Character from the Grim Dawn video game, using a big shotgun and a fiery circle of power. Can be useful in quite a few steampunk and/or post-apocalyptic contexts. Or if you need a haircut.

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Willard Stiles

(2003 Willard movie)

The dysfunctional rats whisperer played by Crispin Glover in the remake of the 1971/72 originals. Not suggested for musophobic readers, I reckon.

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Hangman

(Harlan Krueger)

1970s psychopath with a scythe and noose, who thinks he's a righteous vigilante. The first Hangman (Harlan Krueger) chiefly clashed with the Werewolf by Night, and with Spider-Woman.

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Deadly Nightshade

(Tilda Johnson) (Part #2 - the 1990s and 2000s)

This is the second part of our Deadly Nightshade profile, with a link to the first. Artificial werewolves ! Captain America with fur ! Harlem mobs ! Genetically engineering dragons ! Brain surgery ! The Black Panther ! Twice ! And more !

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Deadly Nightshade

(Tilda Johnson) (Part #1 - the 1970s and 1980s)

A polymath mad scientist who started out as teenage girl from the ghetto. Nightshade brings a *lot* to the table, from her innumerable inventions and weapons to her career, moral ambiguities and character growth. As of July of 2018, this profile is being cleft in two shorter profiles.

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Tessa the Magekiller


A crafty, finessing young mercenary specialised in hard jobs against the supernatural. From the Greg Rucka Magekillers comic books in the Dragon Age heroic fantasy setting.

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Nemesis

(Ms. St. Ives)

This the first of Nemesis avengers seen in the pages of Alpha Flight - the 1984 one. Mysterious undead "angel of vengeance" with a monomolecular magic sword. As of June of 2018, this profile and its illustration have been improved through necromancy, then we added atom-thick M&M stats.

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Marius the magekiller


Marus the Magekiller (spoiler - he kills mages) is one of the two co-protagonists in the Dragon Age: Magekiller (spoiler - it's in the Dragon Age universe) comic books by Greg Rucka. Altered, magic-resistant combat monster.

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Krogg


A demon monster who fought the Werewolf by Night early on, during the 1970s.

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Kraig


A stock horrorsploitation character that can be used in many stories. Clashed with Marvel's Werewolf by Night during the 1970s.

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Werewolf by Night

(Profile #1 - Earliest)

This is the first, 1970s profile for Marvel Comics' Werewolf by Night during his early adventures. Woof. Grrr. As of April of 2018, this profile was split since it was a bit too long, and the illustrations were overhauled.

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Werewolf by Night

(part #2 - Early)

Second part of Marvel Comics' Werewolf by Night 1970s profile. It's one entry in a series, or perhaps a part of a howl.

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