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    Today, 11:40 AM
    The thing is, though, that wouldn't justify doing it, just explain it. The scene basically shows that she hurts many random people just because...
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    Yesterday, 08:54 PM
    I would rather they be mutants, personally (not all Wanda stans agree) but mainly I am just bored with them always revisiting their past, whether...
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Maybe someone (not me, though) should post a poll asking users a) if they think Wanda will play a part in this story b) if they think the AXIS...
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    Yesterday, 03:43 PM
    Out-of-universe it's really just because she and her brother were the first mutants ever to be moved out of the X-Men and into another book...
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    02-26-2020, 09:16 PM
    I think it seemed like after AvX she was a big presence in the comics again for a few months, then Uncanny Avengers turned into this weird...
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    02-26-2020, 07:17 PM
    We've got a whole Eternals movie coming up before WandaVision and there has barely been a peep in the comics. I'm sure there will be something for...
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    02-26-2020, 06:08 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Seriously, though, I would love for them to have done a story after Children's Crusade where she makes up for what she did (or at least was the...
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    02-26-2020, 05:59 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Wanda was an out-and-proud mutant when the X-Men were government stooges hiding their mutant identity from the world, try again.
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    02-26-2020, 05:57 PM
    Unfortunately Hickman is such a slow writer (in terms of building up to stories) that if these Wanda-bashing references are leading up to anything it...
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    02-26-2020, 05:53 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    However, the things you show are things Wanda would never have done, so even though there are holes in Doom's story they still make more sense than...
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    02-26-2020, 05:44 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Thank you for showing these panels of what Doctor Doom did
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    02-26-2020, 05:38 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Any time I get pissed at how little Wanda is used in current comics I can at least look back at these '00s X-Men panels and find it kind of a miracle...
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    02-26-2020, 05:31 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    This is where the in-universe/out-of-universe distinction comes into play. From the reader's point of view, Cyclops came out of AvX squeaky clean,...
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    02-26-2020, 05:16 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    I'm actually curious, would you stop liking a character if a writer gave them a really bad line of dialogue? I know we all have our limits as to...
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    02-26-2020, 05:12 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    No, but part of what makes it a good metaphor is that it means more than one thing at the same time. Mutants are an oppressed minority, but what...
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    02-26-2020, 04:30 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    The post-M-day panels about Wanda's horrific destruction do make me wonder, how would Hulk fans react if someone did a story where his rampage killed...
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    02-26-2020, 04:00 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Part of the genius of Hickman's concept is that he's taken the energy of modern conversations about race and identity and hitched it to a franchise...
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    02-26-2020, 03:38 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    The panels tuck frump is posting of M-Day aftermath stories are sort of connected to the current use of Wanda in the X-books, which in both cases is:...
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    02-26-2020, 01:45 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    The heroes do come off as wishy-washy to me, spending the whole issue saying in various ways that they're not sure how to react to all this. It's a...
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    02-26-2020, 01:25 PM
    I think the test will come when we get closer to the release of her series, as we see what (if anything) they throw onto the market, the way they...
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    02-26-2020, 01:22 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    I get the feeling that part of the point of having all the villains on Krakoa, or at least part of the benefit to Hickman, is that he can put pretty...
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    02-26-2020, 01:08 PM
    I'm not exactly sure what Wanda was even doing in this issue of "Star," but she was very well-drawn while doing it, and I liked that Thompson...
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    02-26-2020, 12:18 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Destruction is easier than creation, though.
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    02-26-2020, 12:10 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    A reminder, Rich Johnston said last August that Marvel was planning to do some Scarlet Witch/Quicksilver/Magneto stuff in 2020 but it may have been...
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    02-26-2020, 12:07 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread X-Men #7 SPOILERS in X-Books
    Yeah, actually, Children's Crusade showed that after repowering Rictor she lost whatever hopped-up magic made her so powerful in House of M, so she...
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    02-26-2020, 11:33 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread World War X in Marvel Comics
    Fair enough, though I'm speaking not as someone who wants to see Wanda taken down a peg, but someone who doesn't. I think Hickman's disparaging...
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    02-26-2020, 10:45 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread World War X in Marvel Comics
    I mean, based on Aaron's current run and his response to criticism of his She-Hulk characterization, I have my doubts that he wouldn't let pettiness...
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    02-26-2020, 10:00 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread World War X in Marvel Comics
    It would be a super monkey's paw thing if Aaron finally let the Scarlet Witch onto the Avengers but only to set up the X-Men's war on the mutant...
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    02-25-2020, 06:43 PM
    I think she knows that Wanda fans are starved for content and this is a place to find it. Nothing wrong with that.
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    02-25-2020, 11:36 AM
    It says "An Alison Brie type" so it may not be Brie they're looking for (or maybe they just think they couldn't get her). If this description is...
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