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    https://i.imgur.com/3AjjAWZ.jpg Custom action...

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    Custom action figure. Yep, people still make 'em. The two most interesting aspects to me are that the eyes were colored as if glowing due to power use (same with...
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    Moving to PMs.

    Moving to PMs.
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    For those of you who don't really know me: my...

    For those of you who don't really know me: my prior post isn't much different than things I've said previously with Peter David, Cullen Bunn, etc. I have a tendency to say what comes to my mind....
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    This was something I was going to mention, but I...

    This was something I was going to mention, but I figured someone would just say what was said here and didn't feel it was worth the trouble.

    However, you have to wonder why a blend of two female...
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    So then so far, the belief is number 3 of the...

    So then so far, the belief is number 3 of the possibilities I presented.
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    A full-fledged solo book for Lorna could very...

    A full-fledged solo book for Lorna could very easily happen that does all you just said, plus a lot more. There are many storylines throughout her existence that people have not seen in 20, 30, 40...
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    This is why I've increasingly viewed a solo, mini...

    This is why I've increasingly viewed a solo, mini or oneshot to be necessary. And the more Marvel spurns her, tries to define or exploit her to benefit other characters, etc, the more necessary I...
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    https://i.imgur.com/KhqcUSi.jpg This beautiful...

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    This beautiful piece by ahzrukhals was sent to me by juan. Thanks as always juan!

    Finally...

    https://i.imgur.com/xuFXMlA.png

    Emma Dumont's going to be at...
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    This is the first thing out of all of HoX/PoX...

    This is the first thing out of all of HoX/PoX that's actually surprised me. More because of how little I think of Marvel these days than because of an unexpected twist.

    My top guesses for "Green...
  10. Of all the things said in your post, this part...

    Of all the things said in your post, this part stands out for me the most as it's excellent food for thought for me. World-building can lose sight of who characters are, and what they would or should...
  11. I don't think the Overton window has shifted that...

    I don't think the Overton window has shifted that far yet, but it's getting there as media and politicians repeatedly fold to BS from fascists, white supremacists and other bad actors. Which is in...
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    In her introductory panel, she was introduced...

    In her introductory panel, she was introduced only as "Daughter of Magneto," when other characters had unique titles (e.g. Mistress of Magnetism could've been used for Lorna) or their power set as...
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    Which all goes back to Marvel not knowing how to...

    Which all goes back to Marvel not knowing how to write them, and being limited by their internal biases. They mentally locked characters into certain archetypes, so they can't grasp how the...
  14. I'm going to note that fascist/"alt right"...

    I'm going to note that fascist/"alt right" violence and threat of it has been going on for far, far, far longer than people tend to acknowledge. The Giffords shooting. The armed standoffs at Bundy...
  15. *glances in, sees someone peddling "alt right"...

    *glances in, sees someone peddling "alt right" junk about Antifa*

    What the actual hell?
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    I think Marvel not seeing the potential in the...

    I think Marvel not seeing the potential in the whole family (vs just Wanda, Pietro and Magneto) comes from lack of willingness to see outside themselves and question biases they've built up over...
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    On a different tack from my posting various...

    On a different tack from my posting various cosplay, fanart, etc, someone recently tweeted about how this article reminded them of Magneto and Polaris: Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field,...
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    I don't know the origin of that person choosing...

    I don't know the origin of that person choosing to use that handle is, in this case. I could see arguments for transforming its meaning or using certain aspects, but in all honesty I'm not...
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    Cross-post.

    Cross-post.
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    https://i.imgur.com/Ja7Ogxw.jpg Goth style...

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    Goth style versions of Polaris and Scarlet Witch at Flamecon. Flamecon's a comic convention for queer fans. Cosplayers are imagineeri and choxani.
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    I've been thinking about comments/posts I've...

    I've been thinking about comments/posts I've received from various people lately. Not just here, but in multiple places.

    Up til now, I've taken peoples' words for it if I don't have direct...
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    I don't know if his position changed and sources...

    I don't know if his position changed and sources simply haven't been updated, but what I find quickly says that Brevoort is still Senior Vice President of Publishing. If he still has that position,...
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    People who work at Marvel have been petty before....

    People who work at Marvel have been petty before. Just need to look at past behavior tied to things Brevoort was involved in. House of M portrait redrawn to remove Lorna, a variant Axis cover colored...
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    The specifics of what's to come can't be...

    The specifics of what's to come can't be predicted, but the broad strokes can be with high confidence when looking at trends, past work, and remarks in interviews/social media. Of what I've seen,...
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    Cross-post from Polaris thread. I have...

    Cross-post from Polaris thread.





    I have nothing to say about HoX/PoX itself. I've seen enough of the event, and fandom and Marvel behavior around it, that I'd rather mostly just wash my...
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