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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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Jester

(Jonathan Powers) (Part #1 -1960s/1980s)

One of the older enemies of Daredevil (Matt Murdock). He's one of those baddies who actually have plenty of range and potential if you pay a bit of attention. As of June of 2020, this profile was entirely redone.

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Syonide

(1978 Black Lightning villain)

A Black Lightning villain during the late 1970s. Expert manhunter with special weapons and probable mind control powers. As of May of 2020, this entry has been overhauled, and received M&M stats.

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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 ! As of May of 2020, this profile was entirely redone. We cut it once, and two shall take its place. More, actually.

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Oryx


A very very tall fighter and agent, blatantly based on Kareem Abdul Jabar in Game of Death. We couldn't resist, obviously. As of April of 2020, this entry received a texts and illustrations review. Plus a tall glass of Mutants & Masterminds stats.

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Dolores & Juan Muerto


Obscure 1970 enemies of the Batman. And among the oddly few Mexican characters in the DCU. Aristocratic Gothic Horror crime lords who are sort of immortal.

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Enforcer

(Charles Delazny)

An interesting but incoherent enemy of the Ghost Rider and Spider-Woman. During the 1970s, he seemingly specialised in hunting down supernaturals. As of March of 2020, this profile was iced then entirely redone.

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Red Guardian

(Colonel Alexei Shostakov)

Marvel's 1960s Red Guardian - a sort of Soviet Captain America. Comes with a fair bit of background notes. As of December of 2019, this entry was entirely overhauled, and received M&M stats. But the stats are not for you. They are for the people.

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Doctor Katherine Waynesboro

(Part #1 - the 1980s)

A skilled S.H.I.E.L.D. scientist and agent who kept tabs on Bruce Banner, the incredible Hulk. As of November of 2019, this profile was entirely redone. It is also now a three-parter, since there's a lot of ground to cover.

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Owl

(Leland Owlsley) (Profile #1 - 1964-1975)

One of Daredevil's oldest foes, and a persistent presence in the Marvel Universe underworld. As of November of 2019, this entry is being entirely redone as a four-parter.

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Rustam

(Dr. Raza Kattuah)

An enemy of the Suicide Squad with a magical fire scimitar. As of November of 2019, this entry had its edge sharpened and received burning, curved M&M stats.

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American Eagle

(Jason Strongbow) (Part #1 - 1980s)

One of Marvel's Native American super-heroes. Powerful Navaho fighter with enhanced strength and senses. As of October of 2019, this profile is being completely redone as a three-parter.

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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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Colonel Rick Flag

(Post-Crisis version) (Profile #1 - pre-Skartaris) (part #1)

The version of Suicide Squad field leader Rick Flag that was published from 1986 to 2008. Covers both the Mission X version of the squad, and the Yale/Ostrander revival. As of March 2017, this profile has been decorated with a silver medal of M&M game stats, for service above and beyond the call of duty. And as of September of 2019,...

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Black Canary

(Wu/Fletcher take)

Another profile for Black Canary (Dinah Drake). This one covers a *specific* era during the mid-2010s, when she was part of a rock band. It was fairly cool, though IMO it was Annie Wu's art that really sold it.

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Death-Man


An odd Batman foe with an improbable mystique to him. As of September of 2019, this entry received some polish -- plus manically morbid Mutants & Masterminds modelisation.

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Slash


A minor enemy of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) at the end of the Bronze Age. Rapists-killing vigilante with a shedload of knives.

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Cormorant


An ex-military, proficient hitman. Cormorant played an important role in Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)'s 1980s career.

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Raccoon


The half-human mobster Raccoon is also an ally of the Nocturnals, as seen in Dan Brereton's painted comics. And thus our Nocturnals writeups arc ends. It's a bit sad.

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Major Jones

(XIII)

A superbly competent and resourceful military intelligence operative from the XIII espionage/adventure graphic novels. As of July of 2019, this profile received M&M stats, but nobody knows what the "Ms" stand for.

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Doc Horror


The founder and leader of the monsters-hunting Nocturnals. From Dan Brereton's cool painted comics. Doc is a very pulps-ish two-fisted scientist.

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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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XIII

(Thirteen, 13)

From a classic Francophone modern thriller/action/espionage saga. XIII operates in a fairly realistic genre, but within these limits he's rather badass. As of June of MMXIX, this entry has received M&M stIVts.

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Priestess


The most interesting ally of Mark Hazzard in the Merc 1986-87 comic book. Streetwise young expert in the Japanese martial arts, as was the style of the day. As of June of 2019, this profile was revised and received loyal and disciplined M&M stats. I was hoping for a digital reissue to also redo the pictures for the Merc stuff...

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