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Hey, thanks for all the character bios. One thing though - they don't need to be that long. They need to be from the perspective of the page subject and be a basic writeup of events. To use Owen Mercer (New Earth) as an example, that's a detailed issue summary with play by play. There's no need to go into that much detail. That's 20 lines for 2 issues. If all 3 issues he was in had 20 lines, the page would be unreadable.
No problem. Do you want me to adjust Owen's bio? My apologies for Kai-Ro. I tried my best to reinterpret my entry for Kai-Ro from Comicvine. This prick of moderator on Comicvine has the balls to delete a lot of my genuine hard work.
If you paraphrase from another site, make sure to consult with source material. That was only true for Kai-Ro (DCAU).
For Owen Mercer, really the only thing that's needed is something along the lines of "Owen was sent to investigate/protect/whatever a facility in Ciudad Juarez. They found Manhunter who was investigating it. Thery fought, it ended like so and so. The end."
And I also removed the one from Dark Matter because of style.
Though not all bios have it, we prefer if they start with a brief description of the subject before diving into their origin. Dark Matter, real name Frederick Fleming, is a scientist turned supervillain with the power of blablabla. He fought the Flash on one occasion."
Gotcha. Thank you for deleting that tidbit about Alan Scott. I guess it didn't qualify for the Green Lantern badge. I have the issue regarding Dark Matter. I just gotta find the time to write out the whole story.