6166 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

Posts Tagged ‘ Venerable ’

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Generic Martian invaders

(War of the Worlds and variant stories) (Part #1)

A review of Martian invaders as portrayed by the great H.G. Wells in several novels, followed by a review of those Martian invaders that The War Of The Worlds inspired. So that's a lot of Martians, yeah.

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Egg tengu


A small clan of magical Japanese creatures. These once helped the Outsiders fight crime, sort of.

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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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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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Heracles aka Herakles aka Hercules

(Greek mythological version)

The Herakles of Ancient Greek myth (or rather Doug's selection, since there are so many contradictory tales) - his life, his exploits, his near-death, his stats.

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Grendel

(DC Comics version)

That's the version of Grendel (from the Beowulf poem) that has appeared in a number of DC Comics stories. Horrible murderous evil demon monster.

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Bigfoot

(Cryptozoological creature)

Reported behaviour, characteristics and RPG stats for the most popular North American cryptid and its variants.

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“Garbo”

(Juan Pujol Garcia)

These notes about real-life elite spy Juan Pujol García a.k.a. "Garbo" are primarily useful for tabletop role-players. They also include a "comic book-ified" version.

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Manhunter

(Jack the Ripper)

A variant use of DC Comics' "Manhunter" name, merged with Jack the Ripper.

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Cthulhu


Of course we need Cthulhu stats for DC Heroes. What a strange question. Are you a cultist ?

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Time Traveller

(Alexander Hartdegen) (2002 movie version)

The version of the H.G. Wells time traveller seen in the 2002 movie adaptation/remake with Guy Pearce.

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Sphinx

(Anath-Na Mut)

A mighty immortal wizard with cosmic power, who once fought Galactus. Beware the enigmatic might of the Sphinx !

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Captain Nemo


A legendary character from early science fiction novels, as seen both in the period work of Jules Verne and much later in Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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Headless Horseman

(Tim Burton version)

The headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow, as the infernal murderer appears in Tim Burton's 1999 film adaptation.

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Le Tocsin


An early-1910s mastermind crime-fighter, and companion to Jimmie "the Gray Seal" Dale.

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