The Character Creator is a front-end interface for creating characters in SVG from a series of menus presented to the user. Characters can then be exported (downloaded) and used in games, comics, websites, etc.
HeroMachine is Flashed based and the latest news is that the efforts to make an updated version have not worked out. The best can be done is to download the flash version and a flash player.
Portrait Wizard is a tool for creating custom hand-drawn like character portraits. You puzzle together your portrait by choosing from a wide selection of parts, and manipulate them to create your own unique custom portrait.