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Slade

(pop culture)
Although his comic-book sobriquet is the more menacing Deathstroke the Terminator, Slade Wilson uses only his first name as a mysterious mercenary in the animated Teen Titans TV series (2003–2006). Wearing a black bodysuit with steelgrey armored parts, the animated Slade also wears a black and orange mask. Extremely athletic and strong, Slade is also possibly enhanced by his suit. His basso voice is provided by actor Ron Perlman, best known as the Beast in the Beauty and the Beast TV series (1987–1990) and as the title character in Hellboy (2004). In the first two seasons of Teen Titans, Slade mainly acted through other agents he hires, including Jinx, Mammoth, and Gizmo from the HIVE Academy, and through Thunder and Lightning. Apparently in the market for an apprentice, Slade also blackmailed Robin into helping him, until his plans were foiled and Robin and the Titans escaped unscathed. The second season of Titans found Slade recruiting a confused young girl named Terra, who he manipulated into infiltrating and helping break the Titans down. Eventually Terra turned against Slade and helped defeat him, sending him down into a lava pit. Slade appeared to have died, but in season three, Robin learned that somehow, Slade might still be alive! Slade's resurrection was revealed in 2005's fourth season, wherein Slade targeted Raven, on behalf of her father, the demonic Trigon. Slade now wielded mystical eldritch powers that could burst from the runes on his hands, and the runic Mark of Scath on his forehead. He made a deal to help Trigon bring about the end of the world in exchange for Trigon restoring him to life in a flesh-and-blood body. After Trigon double-crossed him, Slade got his body back from the demonic abyss on his own, and helped the Titans defeat the demon. Numerous Slade toys and action figures were released by Bandai from 2004 forward.
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Throughout the 1970s, Slade became one of Europe's biggest bands, touring and recording continually and making regular trips to America, Japan and other parts of the world.
Cum On Feel The Noize, Skweeze Me Pleeze Me, Coz I Luv You, Look Wot You Dun, Take Me Back 'Ome and Mama Weer All Crazee Now were all huge hits in an era when Slade, and the likes of T Rex, Sweet and David Bowie, cheered up a nation struggling with endless strikes, inflation, and the Troubles in Ulster.
The man currently regarded as head coach, Paul Trollope, has impressed many since being brought in by Slade, indeed there were times when, if Cardiff did put in a good performance and get a result, the credit was often handed to Trollope rather than given to Slade himself.
Slade moves into his new role as Head of Football now and his first task will be to work out what the hell his role is anyway?
Slade has faced the media during his time as boss in rather the same manner as his team have faced up to the opposition.
Perkins Slade has been based in Birmingham since 1970, when David Perkins and David Slade first put their brass plate on the wall of 32 Waterloo Street.
But, with Cardiff unbeaten in the Championship and eyeing a promotion push, Slade is in no mood for sentimentality.
Slade House is reportedly shorter than Mitchell's major novels, which include Black Swan Green and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet.
8220;It has been a busy year for real estate sales in our area,” said Slade.
Slade tendered his resignation as Orient manager on Wednesday night and visited the Cardiff training complex on Thursday.
Slade resigned as boss of Leyton Orient on Wednesday night after the League One club had rebuffed three approaches from the Bluebirds for the man they want to succeed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Slade has been pinning inspirational quotes to the dressing room walls at Brisbane Road all season - and it has had the desired galvanising effect with the O's finishing third in the Sky Bet League One table with a club record total of 86 points.