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Challengers of the Unknown

(Jack Kirby era, part #1)

The ur-group-of-comic-book-adventurers, created by Jack Kirby during the late 1950s. This two-part article dwelves deep into the entire Kirby run, chums ! For scientific discovery !

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Batgirl

(Barbara Gordon) (Burnside era 2015/2016)

This profile is about a *specific* version of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Namely, the popular "Batgirl of Burnside" era in 2015/16. It was pretty cool.

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Agent Helen Helligan


A FBI metahumans specialist seen in Grant Morrison's Seven Soldiers. High-level rapid deduction heuristics. As of April of 2019, this profile was overhauled, and received pierced M&M stats.

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Winston Croft

(Global Frequency)

A master detective in Los Angeles, who has worked for the Global Frequency semi-covert organisation. With him around, a CSI episode would last about 8 minutes.

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Yoko Tsuno

(Part #1)

A big article full of stuff about Yoko Tsuno, one of the old-school heroines of Franco-Belgian adventure graphic novels. A highly positive, omni-competent brainy engineer who's had many adventures across the world, time, and space. As of February of 2018, this article was split in two. It was a bit long to read in one sitting.

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Tessa


This covers the 1980-2000, pre-retcon Tessa as a Hellfire Club and Sebastian Shaw asset. At this point she's more of a background character, but an intriguing one. And fairly typical of the Claremont Era for the X-Men.

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Travis Clevenger


From comics published by DC and Dark Horse. A hulking super-detective specialized in squalid metahuman crime cases, who also happens to be a psychologically unstable prisoner held in supermax. Now with full M&M stats.

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Detective Patricia Powell


A 1964 character - a gifted police detective who was apparently intended to become a romantic interest for Batman. She only appeared twice, though. Chiefly interesting for being a female police detective that early.

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Shadow

(Matt Wagner's version)

This is specifically the version of The Shadow who appears in the excellent Year One miniseries by Matt Wagner.

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Tintin


The most classic Franco-Belgian comics character, who has been active since 1929. An overview of his career, and full coverage of his stats, personality, skills, etc.

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Confessor

(Jeremiah Parrish)
Ninja Catholic vampire Batman

Astro City's Batman-like figure, with simple but fruitful twists. He's cool.

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Ace Harlem


A very early (1947) African-American comic book hero, from the pages of the sole issue of All-Negro Comics. Ace Harlem is a talented police detective operating in, well, Harlem.

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Violet

(Ana Raynor)

A sample Player Character from a DC Heroes tabletop super-hero role-playing game campaign. Part of a fighting duo.

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