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Superwoman

(Lois Lane in 1943)

In 1943, a dreaming Lois Lane became the first Superwoman. It was a short but intriguing story, and clearly it can be made even better by adding RPG stats. I mean, that's obvious to everyone, right ?

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Michel Vaillant

(Late 1950s)

Michel Vaillant is a venerable series of French graphic novels, about automobile racing and other things that go vroom-vroom. This profile covers the earliest, 1957-1962 GNs. So it's full of vintage cars from that time.

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Ms. Marvel

(Part #5) (The 1980s)

Continuing our big series of chronological profiles for Carol Danvers. This one is Carol as Ms. Marvel with the black costume, during the 1980s. As of June of 2018, this profile was entirely overhauled using our sparkly, sparkly fists.

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Ms. Marvel

(Carol Danvers) (Ms. Marvel "Year One" - the late 1970s)

This continues our big chronological series about Carol Danvers. So we reach the point when she becomes Ms. Marvel, this is the late 1970s, she still had the red and black costume, and she was in a certain state of... flux. As of June of 2018, this profile (which already had its illustrations overhauled) was split into a main section...

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Yoko Tsuno

(Part #1)

A big article full of stuff about Yoko Tsuno, one of the old-school heroines of Franco-Belgian adventure graphic novels. A highly positive, omni-competent brainy engineer who's had many adventures across the world, time, and space. As of February of 2018, this article was split in two. It was a bit long to read in one sitting.

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Jimmy Olsen

(During the Silver Age, as Superman's Pal)

An overview of Jimmy Olsen as he specifically appeared in those goofy, surreal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Pal comics of the Silver Age. Super duper !

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Joker

(DC Tangent version)

This is the Tangent Comics version of the Joker - from a separate DC Comics continuity. Anti-authoritarian, acrobatic vigilante with novelty gadgets and some curiously Batman-like aspects. And she's a curious precursor to Harley Quinn. I thought she was pretty cool, and sadly underused.

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Tintin


The most classic Franco-Belgian comics character, who has been active since 1929. An overview of his career, and full coverage of his stats, personality, skills, etc.

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Superman

(Superman Chronicles vol. 1)

Superman during his earliest appearances (1938-1939).

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Superman

(George Reeves TV version)

This is the version of Superman that appeared in the fondly-remembered 1950s TV show Adventures of Superman, as played by George Reeves.

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Jack McGee


The reporter who obsessively chased the Hulk during the 1978 The Incredible Hulk TV show. Why shouldn't he get a profile, heh ?

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Newsboy Army

(7 Soldiers)

1940s kid adventurers à la Jack Kirby, seen in Grant Morrison's Seven Soldiers comics meta-series.

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Manhattan Guardian


An impressive cop turned street-level superhero with a shield, patterned after the Golden Age Guardian (Jim Harper). From Grant Morrison's fantastic Seven Soldiers epic.

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Question

(Vic Sage) (Steve Ditko take)

This profile is for the original, Steve Ditko version of The Question as published by Charlton Comics. It also covers the penumbra later versions until the character reinvents himself as the Dennis O'Neil version of The Question.

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Superman

(Clark Kent) (As he was in 1942)

One of our retro profiles about Supes. This one's about his 1942 powers, personality, appearance, etc.

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Carl Kolchak

(Darren McGavin take)

An exceptionally dogged journalist who investigated some of the greatest supernatural murder cases of the early 1970s, in The Night Stalker TV movie and beyond.

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Superman

(David Wilson in the 1975 musical)

From the less-than-successful 1975 ABC version for the Superman musical comedy.

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Superman

(Clark Kent in 1938)

Quick, simple notes about the earliest version of Superman.

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