Character Spotlight: Colleen Wing

Trained in the ways of Bushido. Licensed bounty hunter and private investigator. Colleen Wing has many skills and knows how to put them to use. How did she become known as a Daughter of the Dragon and a Hero for Hire? Let’...
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Character Spotlight: Valkyrie

An ancient warrior with divine power. A psychopomp for the greatest of the dearly departed. One of Odin’s chosen. Valkyrie is the hero who doesn’t just mimic her namesake, she is the origin of it. How did she get he...
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Character Spotlight: Huntress

She’s either the daughter of a great hero and a great reformed villain or the only survivor of a deadly crime family. Helena Wayne and Helena Bertinelli are both the Huntress but often world’s apart. How do these tw...
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Character Spotlight: Storm

Leader of the X-Men and the Morlocks. Queen of Wakanda. Weather goddess of Kilimanjaro Valley. Ororo Munroe has held all these titles and more. How does a street urchin master thief become one of the most important mutants in t...
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Character Spotlight: Commander Steel

A man of steel. No, not that one. Three heroes from one family who all carried the mantle of Commander Steel and also steel parts within them. So who is the Commander and how do you get steel body parts that make you capable of...
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Ink Stains 89: Amra 58-61

The big grandaddy of fantasy fanzines, Amra! Not one, but four issues! Amra 58-61: 1973-1974 Edited and published by George H. Scithers Amra may be the longest, or close to the longest running fanzine of all time. The only othe...
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Character Spotlight: Morbius, the Living Vampire

Bleh! Tis the season where the odd creatures of the night roam the Earth. one of the oddest is Morbius, the living vampire! What is a living vampire? A psuedo-vampire? How oes one become such a thing? What has science wrought? ...
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Character Spotlight: Metallo

  One of the few people who is a genuine threat to Superman and his Kryptonian family, yet never used in a movie. He could be a hero but his villainous side always wins out. A heart of Kryptonite fuels him and empowers him...
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Character Spotlight: Colossus

Colossus, number one! The mighty metal man from Siberia! One of the Xavier School’s finest. Piotr Rasputin is a big man with an even bigger heart. How does a metal farm boy from Russia become a hero of the world that is a...
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Character Spotlight: Blade

He was the start of the superhero movie resurgence. He keeps the streets safe for folks from blood suckers. He’s not quite human but not in a mutant or inhuman way. Who is he? Blade! The vampire hunter! So how did be come...
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Character Spotlight: Sasquatch

Sasquatch. Bigfoot. Yeti. Walter Langkowsi. Wait, what? There are many names for the mythical Sasquatch but in the Marvel universe, there is Walter Làngkowsi, physicist Sasquatch. How did this human man become the hulking crea...
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Character Spotlight: Monica Rambeau

The first woman to carry the mantle of Captain Marvel. The first African American woman to join the Avengers and eventually lead them. A handful of code names. Some of the strangest team adventures. Possibly no longer human but...
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