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

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Superboy

(Universe AZ version)

Homemade/fan fiction version of Superboy, from the Universe AZ setting created by one of our contributors.

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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) (Earth-1 version, PRE-CRISIS SCALE)

A primarily technical DC Heroes RPG article about Superman as he generally existed before the Crisis on Infinite Earths, using the pre-Crisis power scale.

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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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Aquaman

(Joan Quent)

Player Character with water powers, from an old DC Heroes tabletop RPG super-hero campaign

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Venom

(Eddie Brock)

A rather old article about Venom (Spider-Man's nemesis figure), but it has all the essentials.

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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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Superwoman

(Post-Crisis, pre-52 version) (Lois Lane)

A sort of evil Wonder Woman, from the version of the Crime Syndicate "reversed super-heroes" created by Grant Morrison in Earth Two.

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Bob Morane


Bob Morane is the main, most classic post-WWII adventure dime novels hero in Francophone literature. Here's an old but stiff okay-ish primer.

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Laura Kent

(Quasi-Supergirl)

An "imaginary story of the future" daughter of Superman and Lois Lane, seen in Superman Family in 1980.

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Question

(Vic Sage) (Dennis O'Neil take)

Specifically the version of The Question written by Dennis O'Neil during the 1980s and a bit beyond. This is the Zen, philosophical version of The Question.

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Captain Marvel

(Billy Batson) (Gisted notes)

Ye Olde gisted document for Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) through the Golden Age, Bronze Age and Modern Age. It was chiefly an overhaul of his DC Heroes RPG game stats, though.

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Patriot

(Jeffrey Mace)

One of 'em two-fisted patriotic 1940s hero types. He did serve as Captain America for several years after Steve Rogers went MIA.

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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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Thermal

(Alternate Marvel Universe version)

An adaptation of this forgettable Image character for the Marvel Universe, since I needed that for an old campaign.

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Superman

(Clark Kent in 1938)

Quick, simple notes about the earliest version of Superman.

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