6167 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

Posts Tagged ‘ Magic ’

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Katana

(Yamashiro Tatsu) (The 1980s, part #1)

This profile covers the early career of Katana (Tatsu Yamashiro) during the 1980s, with Batman & The Outsiders.

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Modred the Mystic

(Profile #1 - 1975-1978)

Marvel Comics' Modred the Mystic, a time-tossed Arthurian magician. This is the first chapter of his profile and covers his early appearances, back when he was meant to be an occult super-hero. As of October of 2021, this profile received a mystical round of mystical improvements, plus Mysticants & Mystic Minds game stats.

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Lady Eve


Deadly, scheming XO (then leader) of the global Kobra death cult. Mostly fought the Outsiders (and Robin).

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Master

(Manos: the Hands of Fate)

The evil supernatural cult leader in the legendarily bad movie Manos: the Hands of Fate. As of August of 2021, added elements from the follow-up films. Since yes, those existed.

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Thermodynamicist Pixxel


Example of an Asura engineer/scientist -- and reluctant adventurer -- in the Guild Wars II fantasy setting. Very Serious Mom with an afro, flamethrowers and some heavy metal.

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Egg tengu


A small clan of magical Japanese creatures. These once helped the Outsiders fight crime, sort of.

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Leprechaun

(Terrible horror movies)

A "magical slasher" villain seen in Z-list -- mostly direct-to-video -- horror movies.

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Marine Marauder II

(Marlene Simmonds)

Obscure maritime DC Comics villainess. Fought the Outsiders, and the Flash. Not a headliner, but quite workable for ocean-based stories.

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Eliminator


A powerful New Salem enforcer construct who fought the Fantastic Four in '77. As of May of 2021, redid the peekchurs and added Mutants and Masterminds game stats.

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Grandma Pumpkin


The gold medal winner from our 2014 Halloween character creation contest. With an extensive background in witchery and grandmothering. As of April of 2021, this profile received a few portraits from the cauldron.

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Belle Taine


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest. A young super-heroine with a big heart and wielding magical artefacts from Celtic myth. Extensive, well-written background story. As of April of 2021, this profile received some portrait art. Because magic.

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Sacrifice

(Evangeline M'Baré)

A young super-heroine from Wakanda, with budding mutant magic. She was a Player Character in an early 1990s MSH campaign, because I like being 25 years early to the party. As of April of 2021, this profile has received Panther-blessed portraits.

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La Dixieme (“The Tenth”)


An original French super-heroine, whose considerable powers are based on art. As of April of 2021, added portraits thanks to my own non-existent artistic gifts.

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Necroscope

(Harry Keogh) (Early)

A super-medium in a series of horror novels by Brian Lumley. As of April of 2021, this old old profile has received some illustrations.

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Massha


A voluminous student of magik, and expert in minor magikal artefacts. She appears in the early Myth Adventures novels by R. Asprin. As of April of 2021, added a made-up portrait (though the app can't do bright orange hair right now, alas).

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Truhan


From the Rafael Marìn novel Juglar. Which is both in Spanish and set in a magic version of medieval Spain. As of April of 2021, added a character portrait, and therefore a moustache.

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Warden Commander Genevieve


Genevieve, Commander of the Grey, is one of the main characters in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Calling, by David Gaider. Formidable but harrowed fighter with a big-arse sword, nerves of steel and a unhealthy intensity. As of April of 2021, added photorealistic portraits. Since her team now has those, and I don't know how long the creation tool will...

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Nika the Chain

(Sample Diablo II Assassin)

A writeup of the Assassin character class in Diablo II, information about assassins in this game world, and an example of possible background and characterization to flesh out the archetype. As of April of 2021 I added a photorealistic custom character model because heh, why not.

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The Amazing and Stunning Shivangi and her Faithful Companion the Cunning Subarna


A creatively fleshed-out example of a Vanquisher character in the first Torchlight video game. She's an itinerant carnie and sharpshooter with a pet lynx. Both have magical powers. As of April of 2021 I've whipped up a photorealistic custom character model for Shivangi. Thus ending years of frustration about never managing to make a good illustration of the character concept.

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Rayya Manticora


An example of a fully-fleshed out necromancer in the Guild Wars 2 setting. If you need an atypical, benign necro who likes rabbits (and magical action princess outfits), well it's just the occasion you've been waiting for.

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Claw the Unconquered

(Valcan of Pytharia) (Part 1)

A rather big and muscled profile for a barbarian warrior of the same ilk, who's appeared in his own series and beyond over the decades. This is one of our DC Implosion writeups. As of December of 2020, this enormous entry was split into manageable parts. And received a round of rewriting, since it was rather old.

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Ogar


A sort of golem that once fought the Black Panther in King Solomon's tomb. It was pretty tough.

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Delphyne Gorgon


A young and redoubtable Amazon and Gorgon officer. She's cool, in more ways than one. Delphyne primarily appeared in Marvel's Hercules and Amadeus Cho stories. And yes, she looks awesome.

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Warden Fiona


A gifted Elf mage, ex-slave and Grey Warden. Child of beggars, mother of a King. For now the article covers her youth and her time as an elite battle mage focused on EXPLOSIONS.

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Woman aka Witch


A minor good guy in 1980s heroic fantasy schlock movie Hawk the Slayer. She's a nameless witch. But a good witch.

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Lastikman

(Movie version)

The version of the Filipino super-hero Lastikman seen in the 2004 movie take. As of August of 2020, the game stats and discussion about the traditional version of Lastikman have been restored. They had been lost for far too long due to a stupid cut-and-paste mistake.

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Grey Warden Utha


An elite Grey Warden who's also a mute kung fu Dwarf paladin. Utha appears in David Gaider's Dragon Age: The Callin prequel novel (and in a game DLC).

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