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    Taarna

    Character » Taarna appears in 24 issues.

    A strong, beautiful warrior maiden who resolves to avenge a city destroyed by a horde of mutated barbarians.

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    Taarna
    Taarna

    She is the last of the proud warrior race Taarakians. She was summoned by the elders of a city in a far planet, that was under attack of mutants corrupted by the "sum of all evils" the Loc Nar. However she arrives to late to save the people and swears to avenge their deaths. Her search leads to the barbarians' stronghold, where she is captured, tortured and left for dead. With the help of her avian mount, she escapes and confronts the mutant leader. Though wounded, she defeats him. With Taarna readying her final attack on the Loc-Nar, it pleads to her not to "sacrifice" herself. She does not relent, and her self-sacrifice destroys the Loc-Nar.

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    Heavy Metal (1981)

    Heavy Metal (1981)
    Heavy Metal (1981)

    The Loc-Nar, now the size of a giant meteor, crashes into a volcano, changing a tribe of human outcasts into mutated barbarians who ravage a peaceful city. The elders desperately try to summon the last of a warrior race, the Taarakians. Taarna, a strong, beautiful, Taarakian warrior maiden, arrives too late to stop the massacre and resolves to avenge the city. Her search leads to the barbarians' stronghold, where she is captured, tortured, and left for dead. With the help of her Taarakian mount, she escapes and confronts the barbarian leader. Though wounded, she defeats him. With Taarna readying her final attack on the Loc-Nar, it tells her not to sacrifice herself, as she cannot destroy it. She does not relent, and her self-sacrifice destroys the Loc-Nar.

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