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

Posts Tagged ‘ Horror ’

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Carrie White


The hideously repressed psionicist seen in the 1974 Stephen King novel and the 1976 de Palma movie adaptation with Sissy Spacek.

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Ellen Ripley


Ellen Ripley, the emblematic Alien heroine, through the first 3 movies of the film series. Survivor born, dogged fighter and wise leader.

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Katinka


An under-used but proficient vampires hunter in the Marvel Universe. Primarily a doctor.

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Elsa Bloodstone

(Profile #1 - Before Nextwave)

This is the first profile for Marvel's Elsa Bloodstone, covering the Dan Abnett/Andy Lanning mini-series and a few other scattered things that took place before Nextwave.

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Chas Chandler


A taxi driver and John Constantine's best friend who, somehow, is still alive. He's surprisingly tough, too.

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Shadowoman

(Jillian Woods profile #1)

Our first chronological entry for obscure Marvel character Jillian Woods, as Shadowoman of the Secret Defenders.

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Skinner

(Lilin)

Supernatural, indestructible stalker/killer with bladed bones. Ghost Rider enemy.

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John Constantine


A big pack of notes about John Constantine, the premier trickster/occultist/conman/magus of the DC Universe, during his classic career.

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“Tyrannical count”

(aka "the malignant brain")

Very minor Kirby stuff from the 1970s Sandman run. Cliché mad scientist and professional giant flying brain, with cyber-zombie gorillas.

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Blackout II

(Lilin) (profile #1)

First profile for this 1990s massacre-happy Ghost Rider enemy. Who massacres a lot.

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Grendel

(DC Comics version)

That's the version of Grendel (from the Beowulf poem) that has appeared in a number of DC Comics stories. Horrible murderous evil demon monster.

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Venus

(Golden Age version)

This is the Golden Age (1948-1952, in her specific case) Venus, as she appeared in Timely Comics stories.

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“Werewolf Three”

(Vivardi, Mardak and Haxa)

Three strange mercenaries who once worked with Claw the Unconquered, but couldn't hide for long that they were werewolves.

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Thanador


The bad guy in the 2007 Red Sonja/Claw the Unconquered crossover series. Powerful barbarian warrior who later became a warlock with mighty, magical demon arms.

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Lyekka


A sentient man-eating space plant with great looks. She's real nice as long as she's not hungry.

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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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Black Alice


From Birds of Prey and Secret Six, Black Alice can steal and use the magical powers of even the mightiest entities.

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