Episode #130 – Big and Strong: Team Tanks

We’re back with the latest installment in our Team Archetype series, this time around we look at the Tank Characters. Every team has one. The big guy, the muscle, the heavy, the immovable object; but this archetype can actually take many shapes and sizes. Join the panel as the talk Team Tanks.


Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHy

Episode Notes for Tank Characters


Colossus of the X-men is using all of his strength to push apart two spiked metal walls that closing in to crush him and Wolverine, who is standing behind him.

Colossus’ Blue Pants

Colossus from X-Men: The Animated Series

Colossus from X-Men: Evolution

Toph from Avatar: The Last Airbender


Rogue from her First Appearance in Avengers Annual #10

Rogue and Ms. Marvel from X-Men: The Animated Series “A Rogue’s Tale”

The Thing

Various Marvel Two in One Covers

The Incredible Hulk

The Mighty Thor

Hulk & Thor in the MCU

Kimiko from The Boys

Superboy from Young Justice

Cliff Steele aka Robotman from Doom Patrol

Who are the Tank characters in the Justice League?

Wonder Woman 

Hawkgirl from Justice League / Justice League Unlimited


Bruiser / Princess Powerful from Runaways

Supergirl from DC Superhero Girls


Goliath from Gargoyles 

Alphonse Elric from Full Metal Alchemist 

BA Baracus

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