Marvel Heroic Roleplaying

Marvel Boy: Dr Midas and More

Dr MIDAS The cause of all of Marvel Boy’s problems is Dr Midas. Incredibly rich Dr Midas was a collector of aliens, from physical specimens to their technology. In this regard he is much like Henry van Statten from the ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘Dalek’. Using his wealth he apparently can achieve anything, including shutting down […]

Marvel Boy: The Kree and the Hypoverses

Published under the Marvel Knight imprint from 2000 to 2001, Marvel Boy is written by Grant Morrison with art provided by Jg Jones, Dave Kemp, Matt Milla and Avalon Studio. It tells the story of a new Marvel Boy, Noh-Varr, only survivor of a crew of Kree from another dimension. Noh-Varr, a youth in revolt, […]


Written by Grant Morrison with art provided by Jae Lee and Jose Villarrubia, this was a 4 part mini-series where Dr Doom tries once again to destroy the Fantastic Four. This time he uses a machine that can reshape reality to try and dismantle the group. Fans of Grant Morrison will see familiar themes explored […]

X-MEN: Ghost Box

‘Ghost Box’ (Astonishing X-Men Issue 25-30) was written by Warren Ellis with art by Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri and Simone Peruzzi. The team consisted of Cyclops, Emma Frost, Beast, Wolverine, Armor and Storm. Only recently relocated to San Francisco they were called into investigate a murder which led to them uncovering a secret war with […]


You may be wondering why you should use the new Marvel Heroic roleplaying game. What does it do differently? How well does it capture the feel of the comics? After playing many different superhero roleplaying games I’ve found that this system is exactly what I’ve been looking for. Some systems require you to  list all […]