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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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Colleen Wing

(Part #1 - the 1970s)

Colleen Wing as she appeared in Iron Fist stories during the 1970s. P.I., martial artist, samurai. As of July of 2018, this profile was entirely redone at long, long last. As of June of 2020, added Mutants & Masterminds stats since her BFF just received her own.

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Misty Knight

(Part #1 - the 1970s)

Misty as she appeared during the 1970s, back when she was an Iron Fist supporting character. As of July of 2018, this profile was entirely redone. As of Juneteenth of 2020, added tough Mutants & Masterminds game stats and further improved readability.

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Dex Parios, P.I.


The noir private investigator in Portland, who stars in the Stumptown comics series written by Greg Rucka. A mostly realistic, attaching detective and protector.

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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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Becky the nose


A young professional informer/private detective/underworld intelligence type. From the Gunsmith Cats manga. You may have heard rumours that this profile now has M&M stats. For a retainer fee, plus expenses, we could tell you whether it's true.

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Ashe

(Jacob Ashe)

A Cajun mercenary veteran turned private detective. From the excellent Cinder & Ashe DC Comics limited series. As of March of 2019, this profile was overhauled and received M&M game stats. So, even if only in this respect, les zaricos sont salés.

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Cinder

(Cinder Dubois)

Sharp and classy private detective in 1980s New Orleans. Works as the partner to ex-mercenary Ashe. From an excellent DC Comics miniseries. As of March of 2019, this entry has been improved and received M&M stats that wear a raspberry beret. The kind you find in a second-hand store.

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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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John Stark

(Global Frequency)

Continuing our coverage for the particularly cool Global Frequency comics by Warren Ellis et al.. John Stark is a field agent who seems to combine Special Forces military skills with some sort of police or intelligence experience.

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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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She-Hulk

(Jennifer Walters) (Profile #1 - earliest)

The earliest version of the She-Hulk in comics, covering her debut in 1979 and her early 1980s adventures. She's big, mean, green and has amazingly resistant underwear. As of January of 2018, this profile has received M&M stats and overhauled illustrations.

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Luke Cage, Hero for Hire

(Early era)

This is early, vintage Luke Cage back during the initial run of Hero for Hire in the 1970s. Rather extensive profile with lotsa information. On 2017's Juneteenth, this profile was overhauled and received steel-hard M&M stats.

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The Shingouz


A triad of diminutive, talented alien spies who frequently sell intelligence to Valérian and Laureline. These are surprisingly popular minor characters, with snouts.

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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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X-Factor Investigations


The quirky collection of mutant investigators, as written by Peter "PAD" David in the 2006 to 2013 run of Marvel's X-Factor comic. This is one of 'em "base camp" profiles where we explain all the material shared between characters so it doesn't have to be presented in every single individual profile.

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Mister Droog


An ogre who works as a private detective. This bloke was part of the Halloween of 2016 character creation contest.

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Black Canary

(Profile #2 - Golden Age version)

The version of the Black Canary seen both solo and with the JSA during the Golden Age (in her case, 1948-1951) at DC Comics. This is an emergent history profile.

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Rachel Mullan, P.I.


One of the characters from our Halloween of 2015 character creation event. Paranoid paranormal investigator with various magic weapons, but little idea about how to use them.

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Spider-Woman

(Jessica Drew) (Benchmark)

These are chiefly technical notes about Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)'s fiddly powers.

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Jessica Jones

(Profile #1 - Alias Investigations, early)

Big profile that covers Jessica during the original Alias Marvel Comics MAX series, when she was a washed out, depressive private investigator.

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White Tiger

(Angela del Toro)

My favourite version of the White Tiger martial arts urban hero - Angela, the niece of the original. She was cool and it's a shame her LS didn't sell better.

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Hacker

(Jack Marshall)

A forgotten but very interesting DC Comics character. A hacker who had his own DC Universe comic book during the early 1990s.

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Sarge Steel

(Profile #1 - the Charlton era)

Sarge Steel as he appeared back in the 1960s or so, in Charlton Comics books.

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