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Doctor Faustus

(Profile #1 - 1968-1975)

Chapter one of our chronological series about Doctor Faustus, master of the human mind and a few other things. One of the biggest mind games experts in the Marvel Universe (literally).

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Human Ants of the Sixth Continent


Strange not-quite-people from an improbable underground not-culture. These appeared during the 1970s in the Luc Orient Franco-Belgian adventure comics.
Now with much better illustrations and upgraded texts and DC Adventures game stats.

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Hellslayer


From generic mercenary group the MERCs, a generic sharpshooter with plasma weaponry. So that's convenient. This entry was updated with M&M game stats.

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Blizzard

(Dr. Gregor Shapanka profile #2) (a.k.a. Jack Frost)

Second profile for Gregor Shapanka - this time as Blizzard, one of Justin Hammer's super-thugs. Nice costume with ice/cold powers, can be used practically anywhere.

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Jack Frost

(Gregor Shapanka profile #1) (a.k.a. Blizzard)

This is Iron Man enemy Dr. Gregor Shapanka in his identity as Jack Frost, which is distinct from his identity as Blizzard. Mad scientist type with cryogenic weapons and technology.

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Aruna


One of DC's few Indian super-heroes, Aruna can adopt any humanoid form and has talents for detection and acrobatics. Unfortunately they only appeared once.

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Madame Ovary

(Doctor Ovarni)

Very obscure mad scientist type, but she can grow clones with the full memories of the original (somehow). Which could certainly be useful, if cheesy.

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XCom Project

(Organization profile)

The XCom Project in 2012 video games XCom: Enemy Unknown and XCom: Enemy Within has essentially no background. So here is a complete, and completely made-up, one with a full history and explanations about how stuff works and why.

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Diwata


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest, pinoy division. Diwata is a benign (more or less) little nature goddess in the Philippines, born from the fires of Mount Pinatubo to protect poor people.

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Dream-Keeper


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest. Part man, part-dream spirit, the Keeper roams the Middle East to compensate for the after-effects of the departure of Grand Arabia to the Sandman's Dreaming.

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James Marvel


An original magician super/hero, invented during one of our Halloween character creation events. A wanderer from the Irish Otherworld.

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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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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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Selene

(Underworld movies)

The vampire gunfighter assassin heroine of the first Underworld movie (2003), played by Kate Beckinsale. So that's alright.

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Alkyone of Themyscira

(and the Circle)

One of the more notable enemies of Wonder Woman during the Gail Simone run. Tragic Amazon warrior who was briefly Queen of Themyscira though she didn't want to.

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Doctor Kavita Rao


One of the big biology geniuses on Marvel Earth, but nicer than all the others put together. Which admittedly isn't hard. Anyway.

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Tam


A tough-as-nails sarge of the Genoshan Magistrates, who once beat Wolverine up for a bit. High-tech elite soldier.

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Babeng Linta

(Leech Lady)

One of the four super-villainesses that returned in the 2009 Darna series. Blood and powers vampire.

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Tarantula

(Anton Rodriquez)

A minor but vicious Spider-Man enemy during the 1970s, with poisoned boot spikes.

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Mister Whisper


An early Grant Morrison villain for Batman, in the story Gothic. Immortal, unkillable, sadistic fallen monk of Satan.

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Silver Sable

(Profile #1 - 1985 to 1992)

This first chronological profile covers Silver Sable's appearances from 1985 to 1992. Hard-as-nails professional mercenary leader who often collaborates with Spider-Man.

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Black Tarantula

(Carlos LaMuerto) (Profile #2 - current)

This second chapter covers Black Tarantula's appearances in Daredevil, up to Shadowland.

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Black Tarantula

(Carlos LaMuerto) (Profile #1 - Early)

First profile for Marvel Comics' Black Tarantula (Carlos LaMuerto), covering his 1990s Spider-Man appearances. Rather powerful, superhuman Argentinian crime lord.

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Manticore

(Jihad)

Somewhat generic but pretty useful super-terrorist with weapons and claws and stuff.

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