Posts by Mandy

Gimli

Gimli is a character in The Lord of the Rings. He is part of the Fellowship of the Ring, the group that journeyed to Mordor to cast the Ring into the fires of Mount Doom. He is a dwarf, namely the son of Glóin, who had been one of Bilbo Baggins‘ companions in The Hobbit. As a result of his friendship with Legolas, he is one of the only dwarves who willingly fight alongside the elves. His preferred weapon is an axe, and he seems to enjoy battle. After their victory, he was given lordship of the Glittering Caves at Helm’s Deep. John Rhys-Davies plays this role in the film adaptation.

Rex Splode from Invincible

Rex Splode is a character in the animated and comic book series, Invincible. As a child, he was taken away and enhanced with the ability to change molecules to make any object explosive. In the beginning, he is Atom Eve’s boyfriend, but it’s an unhappy relationship. She breaks up with Rex after she catches him cheating with DupliKate. He has a pretty intolerable personality, and rightfully gets put in his place by Monster Girl. However, they make amends and form a friendship, to which Robot thinks they are flirting — thus using Rex’s DNA to emulate a human form. Creepy. Jason Mantzoukas, who has made appearances in various NBC sitcoms such as The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Parks and Rec, voices this character in the show now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Cecil Steadman from Invincible

Cecil Steadman is a character in the animated and comic book series, Invincible. He is a government agent in charge of the Global Defense Agency. Upon the slaughter of the Guardians, he attempts to find the killer with the help of Damien Darkblood. When it’s clear Omni-Man is the culprit, he teams up with Debbie to spy on him and Mark. They learn Omni Man wants to conquer Earth, and Cecil says Mark may be their only hope to stop him. Famous actor Walton Goggins voices Cecil in the show now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Montana Duke from American Horror Story 1984

Montana Duke is a character in the American Horror Story anthology. She appears in the ninth season, titled 1984. Montana is a spunky, motivated girl who enjoys aerobics. When she is stabbed to death, she returns to Camp Redwood as a ghost. In purgatory, she kills trespassers along with other ghost campers, as her soul is tied to the campgrounds. Her style is fierce just like her, and clearly inspired by the era. Bille Lourd, who is the daughter of Carrie Fisher, portrays this role.

Monster Girl from Invincible

Monster Girl is a character in the comic book and animated series, Invincible. She’s hand-picked by Robot to be part of the new Guardians of the Globe. Her ability is monstrous transformation, giving her incredible brute strength. However, this power is a curse; every time she uses it, she becomes a year younger. After Rex teases her appearance, she transforms into a giant green monster and rightfully beats him up. We discover Robot has been closely studying her physiology. Grey DeLisle voices Monster Girl (and Azula in Avatar: The Last Airbender!) in the show now streaming on Amazon Prime. Brush out the bangs for the ponytail wig and trim them just above your eyebrows. You can skip the wig if you have brown hair and bangs already.

William Clockwell from Invincible

William Clockwell is a character in the comic book and animated series, Invincible. He is a student at Reginald Vel Johnson high school, and his best friend is Mark Grayson. He is also friends with Eve Wilkins and Amber Bennett. He is openly gay in the comics and the show. Broadway star Andrew Rannells voices William in the show now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Atom Eve from Invincible

Samantha Eve Wilkins, aka Atom Eve, is a character in the comic book and animated series, Invincible. She is a member of the Teen Team. Her ability is atom manipulation, which manifests in telekinesis, regeneration, and flight. Like Mark, she balances being a superhero with a normal life, and she attends high school as Eve Wilkins. To the disappointment of her parents, Eve rejects college and instead leaves to use her powers to help the world. Gillian Jacobs, who you may recall as Britta in Community, voices Eve in the show now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Omni-Man

Nolan Grayson, aka Omni-Man, is a main character in the comic book and animated series, Invincible. He comes from the planet Viltrum, and his kind uses their super abilities to protect other planets. On Earth, Nolan is known as Omni-Man, the most powerful superhero. When he falls in love with Debbie, they start a family and raise their son, Mark Grayson. He trains his son on how to harness his inherited powers and become a hero like him under the moniker Invincible. However, after he murders the Guardians of the Globe, the audience realizes he’s up to something more sinister. J.K. Simmons voices Omni-Man in the animated series, which is a perfect casting choice given his appearance as J. Jonah Jameson in the Spiderman movies.

Invincible

Mark Grayson, aka Invincible, is the protagonist of the eponymous comic book series and animated show. He is the son of Nolan Grayson, aka Omni-Man, and Debbie Grayson. Due his father’s lineage, Mark is half-Viltrumite, and thus possesses similar powers. This includes super speed, super strength, and the ability to fly. As he steps into his new identity as Invincible, Mark must balance his normal teenage life with protecting the Earth. Walking Dead star Steven Yeun voices Mark in the show, now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Sylvie from Loki

Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) is a character in Loki on Disney+. She is the rogue variant that the TVA has been trying to track down. Loki is the only one who can stop her because she is a variant of himself. However, she hates being referred to as Loki, and has decided her name is Sylvie. Her magical ability is enchantment, which manifests as green orbs from her hands. Along with the accurate name, we can assume this is Enchantress, who studied as a sorcerer under Loki in the comics. Now stuck on the planet Lamentis, the two must work together to escape. While Sylvie’s outfit resembles her “original” character, her helmet has a broken horn to symbolize her uniqueness.