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Character Issues: Cyborg

The Stats: Name: Victor (Vic) Stone (Cyborg) Height: 6’6 Weight: 385 lbs Powers: Cybernetic Being (Enhanced senses, Cognitive and Physical Abilities. Technopathy) Genius-Level intelligence.    Type:  Nondescript Metal Punching Bag Excels at:  Being part of a team Fails at:  Being an interesting part of a team.   The Character: Victor Stone is one of DC’s […]

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Character Issues: The Vision

The Stats: Name: The Vision Height: 6’3 Weight: 300 lbs Powers: Mass Manipulation, Solar Energy Blasts, Super Strength, Flight, Computer Brain Type: Glass Cannon (Martian Manhunter sub-type) Excels at: OP’ed Melodrama Fails at: Living up to his potential The Character: The Vision we know was a Silver Age remix of a Golden Age Character from the […]

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Character Issues: Apocalypse

The Stats: Name: En Sabah Nur or Apocalypse Height:  7’0 (variable) Weight: 725 (variable) Powers: All of them Type:  Team Buster Excels at:  Being the great unspoken evil Fails at:  Living up to his reputation The Character: Apocalypse is  one of the X-Men’s signature baddies.  He has been central in multiple X-Team centric crossovers and exists as the […]

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Character Issues: Animated Goku

The Stats: Name:  Goku, Son Goku, Kakarot Height: 5’9 Weight: 137 lbs Powers: Super Strength, Super Speed, Flight, Ki Manipulation, Teleportation, Flight Type:  Flying Brick, Martial Arts Superman Excels at:  Glowing, Straining and Yelling Fails at:  Protecting his family or friends, Saving the Planet.   The Character: Any discussion about Goku starts a firestorm of fanboy […]

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Character Issues: Professor X

The Stats: Name: Charles Xavier, Professor X Height: 6’0 Weight: 190lbs Powers: Telepathy and Psionic Powers Type:  Professional Martyr Excels at:  Dreams Fails at: Reality The Character: Professor X is the leader of the X-Men.   I know that he’s currently dead but for Chuck being dead is more like being out for a sick […]

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Character Issues: Captain Planet and the Planeteers

The Stats: Name: Captain Planet w/ Kwame, Wheeler, Linka, Gi, Ma-Ti Height: Variable Weight: Variable Powers: Weather and Elemental control (Captain Planet) and Elemental Control (Planeteers) Type: Marshmallow Voltron Excels at: Advancing the plot weekly Fails at:  General Superheroics, Specifically being Awesome. The Character: In the 90’s, I had a hunger for anything that looked […]

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Character Issues: Bishop

The Stats: Name:  Lucas Bishop Height: 6’6 Weight: 275 lbs Powers: Energy Absorption Type: Whimsical Warrior Excels at: GUNS!  Shooting lots of GUNS! Fails at:  Having a reason to exist. The Character: I really wanted to like Bishop.  He’s a Black Character who has had some significant impact on some major X-Men storylines.   He […]

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Character Issues: Barry Allen

The Stats: Name:  Bartholomew Henry “Barry” Allen Height: 6’0 Weight: 195 Powers: The Fastest Man Alive Type: Misplaced Silver Age Rabbit Excels at: Making the laws of Physics his bitch Fails at: Existing outside of the Silver Age Learn more about Barry Allen here. The Character: DC’s greatest hero.  The one who gave his life […]

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Character Issues: Ben Grimm – The Thing

The Stats: Name: Benjamin Jacob Grimm Height: 6’0 Weight: 500 pounds Powers: Superhuman Strength and Durability Type:  Walking Tank / Balboa Excels at:  Moping, Fighting above his weight class Fails at:  Changing with the times. Click here to learn more about The Thing The Character: OK LBWB fam,  last week I got a chance to […]

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Character Issues: Jason Todd

The Stats: Name: Jason Peter Todd Height: 6’0 Weight: 225 Powers: Angst Type: Emo Ninja Excels at: RAGING, Getting blown up Fails at:  Being a fleshed out character. Click here to learn more about Jason Todd The Character: I will not even try to dress this up as an objective assessment of this character.  I […]