Miscellaneous Characters

ARCHIE/MLJ/RED CIRCLE HEROES

Amongst my all-time favorite characters are the heroes of the Archie Universe. The Shield, the Comet, the Web, the Jaguar, the Fly… They’ve starred in some truly dreadful comics over the years, but I still like them. Power-wise, they’re fairly low to mid-level, so they’d make perfect “JSA” analogues for those of you who prefer not to use the DCU. If you want to incorporate them into the DCU, you can either merge them with the JSA or use them as a splinter-group, a la the Young All-Stars or the Freedom Fighters. Some of the heroes below may look vaguely familiar, as they were revamped as part of DC’s “!mpact” line of comics in the early 1990s. These are the originals presented below, however.

FEMFORCE

An all-female group of heroes, the Femforce are moderate-level metahumans, good for use in most any campaign. They have government ties and a history dating back to the Golden Age, making them useful for WW II adventures or for those modern-day occasions when you need a government watchdog group to hound your heroes.

GENERAL MISC.

DANGER GIRL ABBEY
Cliffhanger Comics
DANGER GIRL SYDNEY
Cliffhanger Comics
DANGER GIRL NATALIA
Cliffhanger Comics
GHOST
Dark Horse
LADY DEATH
Chaos Universe
EVIL ERNIE
Chaos! Universe
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
Submitted by James MacLennan
ANGEL
TV Character, Submitted by Menele
TOMB RAIDER
Video Game Character
SHERLOCK HOLMES 4D MAN
Submitted by therealtony
COBRA COMMANDER
Submitted by Brian Westcott
TICK
Submitted by Menele
SPACE GHOST MIRACLEMAN
NIGHTSHADE
An original character
SONIC
Submitted by Damion Hopkins
TAILS
Submitted by Damion Hopkins
CALLISTO
Submitted by Menele
Xena TV show
RED SONJA CONAN
CATALYST
An original character
JOHN DOE
Submitted by Menele
ELRIC
Submitted by Menele
FROSTBITE
Submitted by Kevin Kano
KRYOID
Submitted by Kevin Kano
CALIBURN
Silver Age Sentinels conversion
SANTA CLAUS
Submitted by Menele
VAMPIRELLA RED PHOENIX
Silver Age Sentinels conversion
PROMETHEUS
Silver Age Sentinels conversion
JAMES BOND
Submitted by Daniel Perez
ISIS
MELTDOWN
Submitted by Damon Troutman
DARK ANGEL
Submitted by Pampero
REDHAWK
Mutants & Masterminds conversion, submitted by Keikan300
BOWLER
Submitted by Keikan300
DARKCHYLDE LINK
Submitted by VincentX
LASER BOY
Submitted by Enrique Villalba
BIG-T
Submitted by David Stout
BIKER
Submitted by Pampero
JETSTREAM
Submitted by David Stout
SHADOWWALKER
Submitted by David Stout
X-O MANOWAR

MISFITS IN ACTION

A series of characters submitted by darkstar_2814, the Misfits in Action are great character who could serve as nice NPCs in a wide variety of campaigns. Definitely worth a look!

THE PROTECTORS

This series, published by Malibu in the early 1990s, was set in a universe where there were relatively few superheroes (known as supranormals in this universe). I really enjoyed the series, which starred modern versions of heroes originally published in the 1940s by Centaur Publishing. Fun stuff. You can use the Protectors in the DCU as a government sponsored team or as a modern-day revival of an old 1940s superteam.

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