Character Issues

Character Issues: Wolverine

The Stats: Name: James Howlett or Logan or Wolverine Height: 5’3 Weight: 195 – 300 lbs Powers: Advanced Healing factor, Heightened Senses, Popularity Type:  Killdozer, Swiss Army Knife Excels at:  EVERYTHING Fails at:  Subtlety or Nuance Click here to learn more about Wolverine The Character: This one’s tough.   A long time favorite character of […]

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Character Issues: Black Characters

Sweet Christmas! Back for another week of Character Issues.  This one is not about an individual character.  This week’s issue is about the common issues that seem to plague the black characters of Marvel and DC.  This piece is meant to address general issues and not offer a case by case analysis of EVERY black […]

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Character Issues: Colossus

The Stats: Name: Piotr Rasputin Height: 6’6 (Human Form) 7’5 (Armored) Weight: 250 lbs (Human Form) 500 lbs (Armored) Powers: Organic Steel Skin grants him Super Strength, Durability, Endurance, Resistance to adverse conditions/environments Type: Living Tank/Thug Poet Excels at:  Self-pity, Losing in spite of his powers Fails at:  Relationships with women, Getting over ‘it’. Learn […]

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Character Issues: The Martian Manhunter

The Stats Name: J’onn J’onzzz Height: 6’7 Weight: 300 lb Powers: Shape Shifting, Telepathy, Super Strength, Super Speed…..he has just about every superpower. Type:  Glass Cannon Excels at:  Looking Awesome on paper Fails at:  Being as awesome as he looks on paper Learn about the Martian Manhunter The Character: The last survivor of the supremely […]

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Character Issues: Wonder Man

The Stats Name:  Simon Williams Height :6’2 Weight: 380 lbs Powers: Class 100 Strength, Immortality, Flight, Invulnerability Type:  Flying Brick Excels at:  Failing in fantastic ways, Psychological breaks Fails at:  Team work, Competence Learn about Wonder Man The Character Crackling with Ionic Energy is the condemned powerhouse, a character devoid of any defining feats, specific […]