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    Default Axel Alonso wanted Dan Slott to be the "God of X"

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    In an interview with the AIPT Comics Podcast, Slott told co-hosts David Brooke and Forrest Hollingsworth that when his lengthy Spider-Man run was nearing its end, then Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso took Slott out to lunch to pitch him what he wanted him to tackle next.

    “You can be the God of X,” Alonso told Slott. “You can guide the X-Men universe.”

    Slott’s immediate response? “Mehhh,” which surprised Alonso.

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    Thank god! Sorry FF fans lol.

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    Thank God Axel Alonso was X-ed from his top editor position. All puns intended.
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    Offering full control of franchises to people who clearly don’t care about it is why Alonso was such a disaster.

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    Bullet dodged

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maestroneto View Post
    Offering full control of franchises to people who clearly don’t care about it is why Alonso was such a disaster.
    Alonso didn't knew that.

    Hickman isn't doing for me, but Slott is not the right guy for a big franchise like x-men

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    Well, apparently Iron Man was what he really wanted anyway - he ended up on that and Fantastic Four. No good having writers who aren't interested in the characters they're in charge of. If his reaction to X-Men is "meh", then it's right that they didn't end up giving him the book.
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    I'm just imagining Slott getting into it daily with x-twitter...would've been something to see.

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    maybe his Spider-Man went too long but Superior was so good.

    I'm curious what he would do.... Hickman's whole plan is interesting but characters still feel lifeless

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    Oh my god is Alonso attracted to bad ideas?

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    Yikes. Bullet dodged,

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    I think everyone - Mr Slott included - is happier for this not having happened, yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tycon View Post
    Oh my god is Alonso attracted to bad ideas?
    Sure. It’s tenure only gave us Fraction/Aja Hawkeye, Waid/Rodriguez/Samnee Daredevil, Remender/Acuna/Noto Uncanny X-Force, Hickman FF and Avengers, Gillen/Mc Kelvin Young Avengers, Wilson Ms. Marvel, Aaron/Ribic/Dautermann Thor, Duggan Deadpool, Spencer/ Lieber Superior Foes, North Squirrel Girl etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterParked View Post
    Sure. It’s tenure only gave us Fraction/Aja Hawkeye, Waid/Rodriguez/Samnee Daredevil, Remender/Acuna/Noto Uncanny X-Force, Hickman FF and Avengers, Gillen/Mc Kelvin Young Avengers, Wilson Ms. Marvel, Aaron/Ribic/Dautermann Thor, Duggan Deadpool, Spencer/ Lieber Superior Foes, North Squirrel Girl etc.
    Good for him???

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