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

Posts Tagged ‘ Killer Vigilante ’

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Cardiac

(Dr. Eli Wirtham)

1990s cyborg vigilante with some interesting hooks. Mostly a Spider-Man character.

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“John Henry”

(The New Frontier)

The ominous anti-KKK vigilante in the remarkable DC Comics graphic novel DC: The New Frontier.

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Bloodtype


Exaggerated 1990s killer vigilante seen in the Aztek comic books. Enhanced strengths, big guns.

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Nemesis

(Merged, older take)

Our initial Nemesis profile, back when this Alpha Flight character was officially a single person through all three (four ?) sets of appearances. Undead figure of justice and retribution with a magic sword, or maybe not.

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Manhunter

(Jack the Ripper)

A variant use of DC Comics' "Manhunter" name, merged with Jack the Ripper.

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Kill-Cat


A terrible, clueless macho hero with a terrible, clueless track record. Mostly seen in Savage Dragon these days.

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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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Blue Blaze

(Spencer Keen)

1940 grim supernatural avenger from Timely/Marvel Comics. Now forgotten, but he was sort of cool.

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Kurt Harris


A renegade, vigilante cop who just happens to be a martial arts expert. From the Mission of Justice beat-em-up movie.

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Darkman


An action/horror hero from the Darkman movie trilogy. Pulp-ish vigilante who use to be a MD and is now a disfigured and psychotic impersonator who fights crime.

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Blade

(Movie version)

Blade the daywalker as portrayed by Wesley Snipes in the first 2 movies. A staggeringly powerful vampire hunter who's half-vampire himself, super-fast and armed to the, err, teeth.

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The Crow

(Eric)

Our vintage notes for The Crow, from James O'Barr's 1989 indie graphic novel. It's mostly about assigning DC Heroes stats, though.

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Justice

(John Tensen)

A powerful, mass-murdering, delusional "great hero" seen in Marvel's New Universe during the 1980s.

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Junko Aoki


The protagonist of the Crossfire novel by Miyuki Miyabe. Tokyo vigilante with pyrokinetic powers.

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Catwalk


From the Skrull Kill Krew by Morrison and Millar. They kill Skrulls. Shape-changer favouring tiger-like forms.

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Monk

(Andrew "Monk" Blodgett Mayfair)

One of Doc Savage's more colourful companions, Andrew "Monk" Mayfair. Chemist, strongman, adventurer.

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Marrow


An atypical, ultraviolent X-Man with ghastly-looking powers who was chiefly active during the second half of the 1990s.

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Jack Moses

(Jon Sable expy)

From Mike Grell's landmark Green Arrow run - a failed version of Jon Sable, Freelance. Hardened, skilled mercenary and gunman, but also broken by loss and depression.

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