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Anabasis-5

(Destiny video games)

A window into the Destiny "epic sci-fi" video game universe, using a sample character. Though in this article the emphasis is on the universe. So if you want to learn about stuff such as the Worm Gods, the Sword Logic, the Traveller's Ghosts, the Last City, the European Dead Zone, the Rasputin Warmind, the Infinite Forest, etc. it's all in...

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Halo

(Gabrielle Doe)

This is Halo of DC Comics' Outsiders, during the 1980s. Wowie zowie ! As of August of 2020, this profile is being entirely redone. And it's now a two-parter.

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Bird-Man

(Achille DiBacco)

Originally one of those goofy, minor Ani-Men thugs from Marvel Comics. Later became an animalistic demonic undead no-goodnik, because it was a Tuesday.

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Spitfire

(Profile #5 - 2008-2011)

Profile #5 (yeah, I know) in our chronological coverage of Marvel's Spitfire. This one covers her appearances during the late 2000s and early 2010s, when something about her nature has become much more apparent. As of September of 2019 this entry received clarifications courtesy of a Marvel researcher, plus an umpteenth editing pass and having the pictures redone in HD.

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Polychrome

(Pollyanna Shale)

The benign angel/ghost in Dan Brereton's Nocturnals comic books. A healer and psychopomp. As of June of 2019, this profile arose from the dead in a new, shiny, much improved form.

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Gunwitch


A good guy (more or less) zombie gunman who never misses. From the atmospheric Nocturnals comics. As of June of 2019, this profile was entirely redone and sewed back together.

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Emmanuelle Chekhov, the Imperial Slayer


A vampire commando who hunts vampires, in the Russian Resurgence future depicted in Nikolai Dante comics published in 2000AD. She's so vein, she prolly thinks this writeup is about her. As of March of 2019, this profile has had its ichor reinvigorated, and received befanged M&M stats.

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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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Zombie with a crate of explosives

(Shadow Warrior) ("Coolie" zombie)

Undead monsters seen in the 1990s video game Shadow Warrior. Suicidal zombies with a crates of explosives, who might rise as an evil ghost after they detonate themselves.

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Generic zombies

(How To Survive video game)

Fairly generic zombies from a fairly generic zombie survival game, so that's useful if you need zombie stats. This is a video game, so there are various variant zombies with "powers". And zombie emus (I think). And that dang zombie deer everybody hates. So many zombies.

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Phantom Rider

(Carter Slade) (Hamilton Slade, too) (Doug's take)

The Ghost Rider a.k.a. the Phantom Rider a.k.a. the Night Rider. Marvel Comics' Old West vigilante who convincingly pretended to be an avenging ghost. This profile also includes material about his descendant, who did get the power to turn into an avenging ghost.

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Sean Knight


The ghost attorney in Matt Wagner's Mage: the Hero Discovered landmark comic books. So he gets the power of attorney, and ghost powers too.

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Arco

(The super-scientist of long ago)

A mummy super-scientist from long ago - with a blinding ray, of course. He clashed with the great Fantomah, with predictable results.

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Madam Delamorte

(World of Warcraft sample Player Character)

Our main sample World of Warcraft Player Character. Includes a primer about the Forsaken, the modelling of Shadow Priest abilities, and an extensive RPG discussion about playing in the WoW setting.

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Izabel the Horror


A sarcastic and mutilated ghost who works as an excellent baby-sitter. As an Horror, she also has illusion powers and other magic stuff. The profile also includes our notes about the Saga comics' setting.

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Digger

(Las Vegas 13)

A gestalt gamma zombie 1950s mobster who fought Spider-Man. Good times, that. Good times.

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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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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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Atom-Smasher

(Kevin Leonardo)

A fairly powerful nuclear-powered mutate/corpse who wants to be an environmentalist hero but really sucks at it.

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Drax the Destroyer

(Profile #1 - Classic)

Writeup #1 in a chronological series for Marvel's Drax the Destroyer. This one goes from his roots to his 1982 destruction at the hands of his daughter, so that's 10 years of DESTROYING.

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Bella Swan

(Profile #1 - Before Breaking Dawn part 2)

This is the movie version of Bella, covering everything up to the birth of her daughter and her death.

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Generic Akheva


One of the signature Everquest species of Luclin. Akheva are powerful aliens with divine origins and deep ties to the Moon. Includes setting information as usual.

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Black Talon

(Samuel Barone)

Perhaps the top zombies expert in the Marvel Universe, and a competent vaudou occultist and criminal.

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