One of my favourite characters in Angel is Lilah Morgan - a character who basically revels in her own evil, not for any great purpose, but because she likes her comforts, enjoys her work, and doesn't ...
I read a novel, at most ten years ago, that featured a villain of some sort (not the big bad- more of a side quest) who wore a stack of hats. As in, probably upward of one dozen hats on his head ...
In the superhero genre heroes fight the bad guys daily. Not everyone is blessed with super-toughness and the like, so there will be casualties. Even if everyone is fighting with the best intentions, ...