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Yukio the wild one

(Part 1)

The comic book version of Yukio, the quasi-suicidal punk ninja Tokyo girl. A close ally of both Wolverine and Storm. As of September of 2020, this profile had a style review, and was split in half since it was just over the threshold.

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Dex Parios, P.I.


The noir private investigator in Portland, who stars in the Stumptown comics series written by Greg Rucka. A mostly realistic, attaching detective and protector.

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Telekinian


A Brooklyn lad with minor telekinetic powers. Good friend of Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat! Ian is mostly supporting cast though.

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Operator

(Frankie Charles)

Frankie as she appeared during the "Batgirl of Burnside" era. From supporting cast to (fleetingly) inheritor of the Oracle mantle and back to supporting cast again. Talented computer security expert with an interest in super-heroics.

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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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Magister Maevaris Tilani


Mae appears in the (pretty good) Dragon Age comics books, and has a cameo in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Powerful mage and politician from Tevinter, allied with Varric, Alistair and the Inquisition.

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Northstar

(Profile #1 - Classic)

The classic/early career of Alpha Flight's Northstar. Super-speed flight. This profile also explains the historical context. As of June of 2018, the illustrations are all HD, the text is more aerodynamic, and there are low-drag M&M stats.

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Captain Maggie Sawyer

(Part 1 - the 1980s)

This is Maggie as she appeared during the 1980s, back when she was essentially Superman's "Commissioner Gordon" equivalent. Sharp cop in the process of inventing a police unit capable of dealing with superhumans.

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Xena, warrior princess

(Part #1)

Our larger, more modern writeup for the great and mighty Xena during her 1990s action/adventure TV series. From bloodthirsty ancient warlord (well, warlady) to epic fantasy heroine for good! As of May of 2018, this profile was cleft into three parts through careful use of a chakram. Because it may have been a tiny bit long, yeah.

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Leliana

(Profile #1 - Early)

Chapter one of our coverage for Leliana, one of the major characters in the Dragon Age video game saga. Pseudo-French spy, manipulator, lover, killer, archer, bard, singer, assassin, fashionista, nun and other things. As of March/April of 2018, did various small improvements and additions. Everything will get reworked later this year (depending upon Nvidia GPUs...), but that'll hold the fort...

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Alamen Tabris, the Hero of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: Origins) (Profile #1 - Thug life)

Our sample, fleshed out Hero of Ferelden - the Player Character in the Dragon Age: Origins video game. As of January of 2018 this profile has been entirely rewritten, and restatted, as part of a refresh of our Dragon Age material. It's also getting split in two so it's shorter to read. There'll another pass during the Spring or Summer...

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Jack aka Subject Zero

(Part #1)

The most powerful human telekinetic in Mass Effect. The main problem with "Jack", a.k.a. Subject Zero is that she's a crazy, bloodthirsty, uncontrollable street punk... or maybe things are more complicated than they seem. As of July 2017, our Jack profile was cleft in two since it was slightly too long.

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Chosen One

(Alessa-Maria Hassan) (Profile #1 - Arroyo)

Our sample Chosen One - the Player Character in the Fallout 2 video game. The deadly Alessa-Maria's mutant brain makes her a perfect predator of the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Ferociously overhauled and reillustrated in January, 2017, and M&M stats added.

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Charme the Thief


From the video game Recettear, a good example of the thief archetype from Japanese heroic fantasy games. With magical gameplay powers, obvs.

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Nekev Nisrok the bounty hunter

(Profile #1 - Early)

A sample, hardcore bounty huntress working for the Empire during the Old Republic era (specifically the Cold War era), as explored in Star Wars: the Old Republic. One mean Rattataki who'll take any Mandalorian at their own game.

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Syonide

(1985+ Outsiders enemy)

The Syonide who clashed multiple times with the Outsiders. Manhuntress with speciality weapons.

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Shinobi Shaw


A minor foe of the X-Men, chiefly associated with the Upstarts and the Hellfire Club during the 1990s. He's lamentable but you don't always want to break out Magneto or Darkseid.

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Karma

(Profile #1)

This is for X'ian Coy Manh while she was working with the New Mutants, during the 1980s - plus her known earlier life. Vietnamese mutant lass with possession powers.

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Slash & Burn


Low-powered stock comic book killers who can be used in almost any campaign. They fought Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn once.

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Izabel the Horror


A sarcastic and mutilated ghost who works as an excellent baby-sitter. As an Horror, she also has illusion powers and other magic stuff. The profile also includes our notes about the Saga comics' setting.

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Captain Marvel

(Phyla-Vell) (Profile #1 - pre-Quasar)

Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell)'s daughter, born well after his death (it's complicated). Young would-be legacy cosmic heroine in the early stages of her career. This profile stops as she becomes Quasar.

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Mindmeld


Obscure character with odd mind-swapping powers. Apparently a criminal mercenary.

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Knockout

(Secret Six)

A renegade but still brutal Female Fury living in exile on Earth. Best known for her association with Superboy and later the Secret Six.

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