Real Name: Merilee Phillips

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Freelance photographer

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Unidentified hero (see comments)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, New York, USA

First Appearance: Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: New York, New York (1985)

Powers/Abilities: Merilee was a skilled photographer with all the strength and intelligence of an average woman who engaged in moderate to intense physical work.

Height: Unrevealed (see comments)
Weight: Unrevealed (see comments)
Eyes: Unrevealed (see comments)
Hair: Unrevealed (see comments)

History: (Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: New York, New York - BTS) - Merilee Phillips was a photographer who was driving her beat up car down by the piers at night, hoping to take some night shots of the river. Her car battery died though, leaving her stranded.

Unable to lock the car and find a payphone due a broken door latch, and unwilling to leave the car due to the amount of camera equipment she had inside, Merilee began trying to fix the car herself despite knowing nothing about auto mechanics. An unidentified hero soon passed by and spotted her working under the hood. When the hero helped her out, Merilee offered to take some snapshots of the hero anytime as a professional courtesy. 

Comments: Created by Kate Novak, Jeff Grubb, Dennis Kauth, Jeff Butler and the Mighty Marvel Bullpen (see Appearance list for list of artists involved).

Given this was a story in a role-playing game, what heroes Merilee dealt with was up to the players. You could earn Karma points in the game for figuring out the car battery died, calling for help, towing the car personally or getting the car started.
The "New York, New York" game adventure book showed an image of Captain America near Merilee Phillips' story text so while it does say the story could involve any hero (as would be the case with a RPG game), for history purposes, I'd be inclined to go with Captain America based on the image near this text. --Proto-Man

Her physical stats were never mentioned (or even eluded to, as she was never actually seen), leaving them to the player's imagination.

This profile was completed 8/17/2021, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.

Profile by David Lawrence.

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Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: New York, New York (1985) - Kate Novak, Jeff Grubb (designers), Dennis Kauth (layouts), Jeff Butler, Bret Blevins, Kerry Gammill, Butch Guice, Walt Simonson, John Romita Sr., Frank Miller, Jim Shooter, Luke McDonnell, Brian Postman, Mike Zeck, Bob Layton, John Byrne, June Brigman, Bob Wiacek (interior art), Barbara Deer (editor)

First Posted: 09/30/2021
Last updated: 09/29/2021

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