Character Spotlight: Cheetah

Cheetah’s are born hunters. It makes sense to mimic them when deciding to go after the most dangerous prey, the Amazonian, Wonder Woman. Several have gone by the name Cheetah, all have been enemies to Diana Prince. How do...
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Character Spotlight: Sin

Hate breeds hate. Sometimes on a literal biological level. The daughter of the Red Skull is not to be trifled with. Inheritor of his hateful ways and just as deadly in her own right. What’s it like to grow up with one of ...
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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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