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by Yojimbo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (Champions of Xandar! Comet Man! Colossus!)
Replies: 14185
Views: 740310

Re: Tarzan

Woodclaw wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:38 am
Going by what I remember for later books, those apes were described in later works as "grey apes" a species unique to that particular part of Africa, who were physically similar to gorillas, but possessing an intellect much more closer to a human being.
Cool!
by Yojimbo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (Champions of Xandar! Comet Man! Colossus!)
Replies: 14185
Views: 740310

Re: Jab's Builds! (Hades! Circe! Mulan! Shang! Shan Yu! Tarzan! Jane!)

Wow, interesting stuff! So apparently Mangani were treated like a mystery species of ape, Kerchak was a monstrous leader that killed Tarzan’s father, and the movie Kerchak is based off of another character- one who later appeared in Disney’s TV show... with Book Kerchak’s personality. And another t...
by Yojimbo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (Champions of Xandar! Comet Man! Colossus!)
Replies: 14185
Views: 740310

Re: Tarzan

-Tarzan breaks the PL 7 "Soft Cap" I've used on most Disney characters- the guy can fight a freaking LEOPARD and a SILVERBACK GORILLA and remain not-dead. He's about as elite a jungle fighter as you're ever likely to see- even superior at moving through the jungle compared to Ka-Zar (a Marvel rip-o...
by Yojimbo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (Champions of Xandar! Comet Man! Colossus!)
Replies: 14185
Views: 740310

Re: Jab's Builds! (Mizuki! Kusaregedo! Gaoh! Zankuro! Moon Knight Builds!)

Doug Moench is on record as stating that Moon Knight was meant to be the Shadow, not Batman. Moench subbed in Egypt for the Far East, but Frenchie and Marlene are straight out of the pulp handbook for supporting characters, and the multiple aliases recall the Shadow's use of Kent Allard or Lamont Cr...