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    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Well, according to the MCU, no one knew she was a mystical character until Agatha sensed that big magic outburst in Westview. Everyone, presumably...
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    Yesterday, 08:01 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    At this point I think it would be easier to make a list of Avengers who shouldn't be in jail.
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    04-11-2021, 08:13 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Agreed, though it does seem more and more like this whole phase of the MCU is based around the idea that it's a more complicated world now that the...
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    04-11-2021, 10:50 AM
    Kirby and Ditko didn't have the prettiest art in the business, but it didn't matter -- they were brilliant storytellers and were great at generating...
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    04-10-2021, 07:57 PM
    I've always liked some of Marvel/Timely's humor comics, particularly "Millie the Model" and "Patsy Walker." They reveal Lee to be not quite in the...
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    04-10-2021, 05:04 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    It reminds me a bit of something Joe Russo said in 2016 about plans for Wanda and Vision: "One character is searching for how to identify with...
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    04-10-2021, 04:32 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Yes, Schaeffer has said (or hinted) the same thing in other interviews, e.g. this one, where she said, "It would just be my assessment, and I would...
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    04-09-2021, 01:04 PM
    I mean, asking a question does lead to rumors.... Somday I'd like to know more about that rumor you reported in 2019, that the Scarlet Witch and...
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    04-09-2021, 09:59 AM
    Well, if a producer writes as much of the dialogue as Stan Lee did, they would probably be eligible to give themselves a writing credit, even if they...
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    04-09-2021, 08:44 AM
    Maybe I come at it from a different angle, since it doesn't surprise me at all that someone can be the "creator" or at least co-creator of something...
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    04-08-2021, 06:51 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Yes, according to the writers, in early drafts of Endgame, Wanda was alive, and she and Rocket were assigned to get the Time Stone. In hindsight...
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    04-08-2021, 05:11 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Interestingly Feige gave an interview around the time of Doctor Strange where he talked about how Wanda's powers differed from Strange's, and he...
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    04-07-2021, 07:42 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    True, but Avengers comics were generally not as popular as X-Men comics, and until the 2010s, the X-Men had enormously more presence in film and...
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    04-07-2021, 12:38 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Wanda's fans are lucky that the Fox X-Men movies never used Wanda and Pietro as members of the Brotherhood or (until their version of Quicksilver)...
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    04-07-2021, 08:43 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    I'm not sure if Marvel wasn't allowed to use the name -- in all the closing credits of her movies, she's billed as "Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch." ...
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    04-07-2021, 07:18 AM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    Could be, but it's been pointed out that we hear a bit of Wanda's Sokovian lullaby on the soundtrack in that last scene, so she might have gone back...
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    04-07-2021, 06:40 AM
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    Unfortunately I think the answer is just that it's an MCU production and there has to be a big fight at the end, it's part of the formula. ...
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    04-07-2021, 06:11 AM
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    They left it ambiguous because it wasn't the point -- they didn't want Wanda to be fighting the villain's plan to take over the world or whatever,...
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    04-06-2021, 03:22 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    You remember right. Right from the moment she was introduced in "Fantastic Four," she looked like a creepy old crone but was actually good. They sort...
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    04-06-2021, 03:16 PM
    Mark Evanier said (in his introduction to the first Marvel Masterworks Inhumans volume) that the Inhumans stories were originally planned as the...
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    04-06-2021, 01:59 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    They made Agatha a villain because the final episode needed a big witch fight. That's really it. She's basically comics Agatha combined with a...
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    04-06-2021, 01:31 PM
    gurkle replied to a thread Wandavision in Marvel Comics
    I’ve heard it said that the big bad of the show is “Wanda’s grief,” and Schaeffer said in that interview that “trauma begets trauma.” Wanda didn’t...
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    04-06-2021, 10:23 AM
    Remember the "Past Master," who had the awesome power of being a Harvard professor who was nostalgic for the past?
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    04-06-2021, 06:55 AM
    Yes, as Monica pointed out, this is what makes Wanda not (yet) a villain. I just hope this turns out to be her lowest point and not the start of...
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    04-05-2021, 05:57 PM
    I think this was mentioned earlier in the thread, but Jac Schaeffer gave an interview where she said that in an early draft, the prophecy of Wanda...
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