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Cat People

(Marvel Universe version)

A hidden mystical and scientific species on Marvel Earth and in some other dimensions.

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Annihilus

(Part #1 - 1960s/70s)

A great space menace from another universe. And one of Marvel Comics' notable villains. This first profile covers the 1960s and 1970s.

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Negative Zone blotter


This article is where we keep our notes about the Negative Zone in general, as we research stories that take place there. How it works, how to get there, local lifeforms, area codes, etc..

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Madame Hydra a.k.a. Viper

(Ophelia Sarkissian) (Part #1 - Origins and ghosts)

This covers the Viper (Ophelia Sarkissian)’s early life and her original career as Madame Hydra, during the early 1970s. That's the Jim Steranko era. So hang on to your fez, true believers !

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Lady Chian


An elite fighter seen seen in the early 1980s Arion Lord of Atlantis comic books. Heroic Atlantean military officer as of 45,000 years ago.

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Spyder


A predatory businessbeing, in space. He clashed with the New Mutants and, much later, with Black Bolt.

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Voltan

(Hawk the Slayer)

The evil villain in black in 1980s heroic fantasy schlock movie Hawk the Slayer. He was played by Jack Palance, y'know.

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Maric Theirin of Ferelden

(Part #1 - Son of the Rebel Queen)

The King of Ferelden is a major character in Dragon Age stories (primarily the prequel novels, The Stolen Throne and The Calling). This first chapter covers the Fereldan war of independence, the Theirin dynasty, the runup to the Fifth Blight, etc..

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General Kael


One of the main villains in the 1988 Willow fantasy/adventure movie. Hulking, ominous military leader.

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Warden Duncan


A killer, urchin and hardened thief dragged into an unpopular army of paladin commandos. Duncan is a pivotal character in Dragon Age: Origins, though most of his material is in the The Calling prequel novel.

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Delphyne Gorgon

(Part 1)

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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Captain Axis


An obscure and fleeting enemy of the Hulk. Projected Third Reich superhuman warrior with great strength.

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Ultima Ratio


Homemade character. Undead terrorist and fallen doctor, with zombie henchmen and an all-destroying flame.

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Man-Ape

(M'Baku) (Part 1.1)

A traditional -- and remarkably dangerous -- enemy of the Black Panther. This profile is filled with stuff about Wakandan history, religion and politics, as M'Baku is a much much more interesting character than most people think. Only a fool underestimates the White Gorilla !

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Brick

(Borderlands)

One of the Player Characters in the first Borderlands video game. Superhumanly strong and tough berserker giant mutant.

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Roland the soldier


One of the playable characters in the original Borderlands video game. Rogue soldier and assault specialist with a robot-turret.

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Thundra’s Femizonia


Thundra is a classic, energic Fantastic Four character. And there's a lot to say about her, due to her long career as a time traveller. So let's start with explanations about her mutable, odd, 23rd century possible future -- Femizonia.

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Inhumans

(Part #1)

Let's talk about Marvel Comics' Inhumans. Let's walk among a few decades of ancient lore, cosmic grandeur and the occasional continuity gaffe.

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Atlas Corporation


Evil space militarised megacorporation - in space. From the Borderlands video games, though for now we'll only cover the first one (plus DLCs).

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Generic Martian invaders

(War of the Worlds and variant stories) (Part #1)

A review of Martian invaders as portrayed by the great H.G. Wells in several novels, followed by a review of those Martian invaders that The War Of The Worlds inspired. So that's a lot of Martians, yeah.

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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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Prawns

(District 9 movie)

The hapless alien drones in the noted Neill Blomkamp sci-fi movie District 9. And their gear.

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