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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.

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Frog-Man

(Ani-Men)

An obscure Silver Age super-villain who hops. Ani-Men member. As of April of 2020, this profile was entirely rewritten.

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Gil Jourdan

(Part #1)

Gil Jourdan is a minor but classic character from French/Belgian mystery and adventure comics. This two-part profile explains a bunch of things, and covers much 1950s/1960s material. This here is the first part.

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Damasque / Masquerouge

(Baroness Ariane de Troil) (part #1)

Ariane de Troïl aka Damasque/Masquerouge is the heroine of a classic series of French swashbuckling graphic novels, halfway between the Three Musketeers, the Count of Monte Cristo and Zorro. As of May of 2019, this profile was cleft in twain. It didn't feel that long to read, but with so many folks perusing this site on smartphones smaller pages are...

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Frenchman

(Global Frequency)

A scary, weird expert in a comic book version of biofeedback. Superhuman violence monster, but he's on the Frequency so he's okay. This is the last of our Warren Ellis et al's Global Frequency character profiles, as we've covered every writeup-able bit. It was a cool ride.

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Flambe


The Hell's Belles are a convenient mercenary quartet with minor powers. They fought X-Factor that one time. As of November of 2018, this small profile has been overhauled and received sizzling M&M stats.

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Michel Vaillant

(Late 1950s)

Michel Vaillant is a venerable series of French graphic novels, about automobile racing and other things that go vroom-vroom. This profile covers the earliest, 1957-1962 GNs. So it's full of vintage cars from that time.

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Nemesis

(Ms. St. Ives)

This the first of Nemesis avengers seen in the pages of Alpha Flight - the 1984 one. Mysterious undead "angel of vengeance" with a monomolecular magic sword. As of June of 2018, this profile and its illustration have been improved through necromancy, then we added atom-thick M&M stats.

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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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Shermie


A lighthearted grappler from the King of Fighters video games series. As of March of 2018, this profile was revised to add information.

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Superdupont


The mighty, iconic, righteous, invincible and most French Superdupont ! Champion of all that is good, and right, and proper ! As of January of 2018, this profile received a full overhaul.

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Shen Chi

(Robin)

A young, minor 1990s Robin antagonist with decent martial skills. As of July of 2017, this profile was overhauled and learned the secret M&M stats punch technique.

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Batroc the Leaper

(Part #1)

Our profeel for Batroc zee Leapair, she is vehree heftee yes ? A thorough exploration of this colourful mercenary and martial arts expert, with a special focus on the variations of his competence level. As of Bastille Day, 2017 (well, almost) this profile has been split into two parts due to its size.

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Bevatron


A minor foe of the New Warriors, who essentially shoots lightning. As of May, 2017 this small profile has been improved, and M&M stats were etched in using an electron beam.

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Valerian


Part one of a big article (presented in easily digestible smaller bits, as usual) about a rather important series of graphic novels. It'll explain all the things. Yes, even *that* thing you thought nobody'd ever explain. That one's in part #3 in the article, but still do read it all in order 'kay thanks.

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Fleur-de-Lys

(a.k.a. Fleur-de-Lis)

An obscure DC Universe French super-heroine. As of May of 2017, illustrations and texts overhauled and added M&M 3rd game stats.

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Caillou the boy mage


The most spells-heavy adventurer in the Recettear video game. 14-year-old pedant who knows magic. But heh, he's colour-coordinated with our site, so we appreciate that.

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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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Recette Lemongrass, and Tear


The heroines of an odd and cute little video game about running a magic items shop for dungeon-delving adventurers in a Generic Fantasy Setting. The inept but very friendly Recette, and the grumpy but well-trained fairy Tear.

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Optimum


A French super-hero who appears in the Masqué graphic novels, set in the same continuity as the The Chimera Brigade graphic novels. Psychogeographical energy nexus.

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Panthère


A key member of the Strike Force team, from the landmark Champions RPG supplement Strike Force. This book was where many of us learned to run proper super-hero campaigns. Enhanced martial artist and intrusion expert.

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Annette Durand

(XCom: Enemy Within)

A short profile for one of the few named characters in XCom: Enemy Within. The chief point of the profile is stats for the bio-enhancements and psionic powers.

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Germain Grandpin


One of the main protagonists from big French swashbuckling/drama saga Masquerouge, Les Sept vies de l'Épervier and Cœur Brûlé - a mighty duellist with a troubled character.

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Rigged Man

(Brigade Chimerique version) (L'Homme Truqué)

1920s French super-hero from the superb graphic novels The Chimera Brigade - a war veteran whose eyes were replaced with "electric vision".

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Louis and Lucian Corsican

(Cheech & Chong's 1984 movie)

Two would-be swashbuckling heroes from one of Cheech and Chong's later low-brow stoner comedies. It was an extremely loose adaptation of The Corsican Brothers.

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Rigged Man

(L'Homme Truque) (Original Maurice Renard version)

The protagonist of a remarkably modern 1921 French sci-fi short story about cybernetic eyes, espionage, the Great War and electric super-vision.

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Colonel A.J. Assan


A senior ex-military officer in near-future France, looking for ways to have super-heroes return to the Old World. From the Masked graphic novels.

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