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So the "create your own wedding" variant of Astonishig X-Men #51 has been release.

While the Phil Noto art is nice, most of these marriages ended horribly.

Date: 2012-05-23 09:39 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] lonewolf23k
I did notice the empty picture frame, clearly intended for a once-famous Marvel Marriage that has since been retconned.

Nicely played, guys. Nicely played.

Date: 2012-05-23 09:40 pm (UTC)
xammax: (Default)
From: [personal profile] xammax
No I they you put something else there. I think they're done.

Date: 2012-05-24 12:38 am (UTC)
bmaryott: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bmaryott
Ah - then I choose Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker...

Date: 2012-05-23 09:46 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
I think this was meant to be sort-of like their sketch variant covers, but still--clever. You know someone's going to draw that on there.

Date: 2012-05-24 01:03 am (UTC)
seralphia: (Default)
From: [personal profile] seralphia
I thought you're supposed to put your own wedding picture in there ...

Date: 2012-05-23 09:39 pm (UTC)
xammax: (icecream)
From: [personal profile] xammax
At least they are done taunting us about one marriage.

Date: 2012-05-23 09:45 pm (UTC)
lucky_gamble: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lucky_gamble
Storm and Black Panther = currently fighting each other in A v X
Lilandra & Charles = 50% dead
Wasp & Pym = 50% dead
Vision & Scarlet Witch = estranged doesn't even begin to cover them
Marrina and Namor = one killed the other in self defense/mercy
Jessica & Luke = currently separated
Pietro & Crystal = messy marriage and messier divorce
Scott & Jean = somewhere during all those deaths/ resurrections / infidelities /fights...they were married-ish
Sue & Reed = stable

Lord I hope Northstar's marriage fares better

Date: 2012-05-23 09:47 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
Noticed how the one stable couple is separated from the others? That can't be a coincidence.

Date: 2012-05-23 10:00 pm (UTC)
lucky_gamble: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lucky_gamble
Haha that's very true.
Reed and Sue along with the newly weds are on the cover. It's like Marvel is saying: "Check out our happy stable couples! (turns the book around ) And the rest..."

Date: 2012-05-23 10:55 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] jlbarnett
Jessica and Luke aren't stable

Date: 2012-05-23 11:03 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
Right now, no--but I was talking about Reed and Sue, who are on the front cover next to Northstar and Kyle.

Date: 2012-05-23 09:52 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
Jessica & Luke = currently separated

also sexy marlon brando is sexy....

Date: 2012-05-23 11:09 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
In the first issue to New Avenger's AVX tie-in. Shortly before the Cap informs the Avengers about the Phoenix and plans for Utopia, Jessica and Luke talk about what happened with Norman/HAMMER and basically throws the ultimatum that her and the baby are leaving the Mansion, and Luke can either come with them or not. Then the news drops, and it ends with Luke leaping off the Helecarrier to fight in Utopia.

Date: 2012-05-23 11:13 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
hnm, jessica had a point... Though I feel she had been sorely underused

Date: 2012-05-24 12:14 am (UTC)
nezchan: Navis at breakfast (Default)
From: [personal profile] nezchan
Wait, does that mean she takes Squirrel Girl with her?

...seems like a pretty good deal to me.

Date: 2012-05-23 11:54 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
Isn't Wasp a universe or something? Not sure she's "dead" as such.

Date: 2012-05-24 12:19 am (UTC)
his_spiffynesss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] his_spiffynesss
Speaking of universes, any chance Kyle and Jean-Paul can just move to the Archie Universe and open a charming little Bed & Breakfast in Riverdale? Otherwise I suspect something very horrible is going to happen.

Date: 2012-05-24 04:09 am (UTC)
big_daddy_d: (Default)
From: [personal profile] big_daddy_d
Jessica & Luke = currently separated

Wait, wait, wait. When did they separate? They already separated after Civil War, then got back together. What the hell reason they have to separate this time? I swear if this is gonna be a back and forth thing for them... Sometimes I just want to slap the shit out of somebody.

I know, right?

Date: 2012-05-24 08:14 am (UTC)
jazzypom: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jazzypom
What? They are separated?! Damn, news to me. They are one of my favourite Marvel canon couples (but still, as much as I respect Luke and his code of honour, I can see how he'd be wearing to live with. But still, gggaaaahhhh).

Date: 2012-05-23 09:48 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
As soon as I saw this I thought...

Charles and Lilandra - Not actually married AFAIK
Jan and Hank - Divorced, then wife died
Pietro and Crystal - Divorced
Vision and Wanda - Divorced (to say the least)
Scott and Jean - Were pretty close to divorce when she died.
Namor and Marrina - She died, then seems to have come back with a completely different personality, and I don't think they're together any more.

Luke and Jessica -Together
Reed and Sue - Together, though why divorce never happened after Civil War was never entirely clear.

Not exactly encouraging is it?

Date: 2012-05-23 09:52 pm (UTC)
sherkahn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sherkahn
I have faith in Reed and Sue. For all of his brains Reed sometimes actually has a clue what is important.

Date: 2012-05-23 10:34 pm (UTC)
jaybee3: Nguyen Lil Cass (Default)
From: [personal profile] jaybee3
Reed's dependence on Sue is very important (and the best FF writers highlight this). Reed has SEEN literal versions of himself without Sue to keep him grounded become megalomaniac villains. Reed has SEEN alt-future versions of the FF in which he and Sue are together (in the ones they're not - everything went to hell). Reed has been killed off in the comics (except not really) and for over a year in the comics Sue would not give up on him and believe him dead despite the fact Namor was hogging her every step telling her to let go. Outside of Civil War-era Reed, the current crop of Marvel writers I think have done a good job with the Sue/Reed marriage and its importance. Hickman especially was my favorite (along with Waid) of the recent FF writers because he didn't even bother to go along with the normal Namor tempting Sue route (even when Reed was distracted) but instead had Sue being dismissive of Namor and his come-ons (which considering he's been basically a stalker for decades makes perfect sense).

Date: 2012-05-23 09:53 pm (UTC)
auggie18: (Default)
From: [personal profile] auggie18
Well, Sue and Reed went on leave for a while to work on their marriage, leaving Storm and Black Panther to take their places on the FF. Thus putting Storm one team closer to being a member of every super-group in the Marvel universe. (Beast still has her beat.)

Date: 2012-05-23 09:59 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] gerardotejada
Why are Tony and Thor on that picture? Were they married to each other?

Date: 2012-05-24 12:16 am (UTC)
nezchan: Navis at breakfast (Default)
From: [personal profile] nezchan
Only in dreams, friend...only in dreams...

Date: 2012-05-24 12:18 am (UTC)
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
Avengers marriages: actually cross products!

Date: 2012-05-24 04:14 am (UTC)
lieut_kettch: (megan)
From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
Of course not. Tony's saving himself for STEVE.

Date: 2012-05-23 11:12 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
"Charles and Lilandra - Not actually married AFAIK"

I believe the term was annulment--it happened during Morrison's run, where Cassandra Nova, using Xavier's body, manipulated Lilandra's mind and made her go a little crazy. Last time they saw each other after the incident, Illandra was trying to assassinate Xavier.

Date: 2012-05-28 06:02 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cainofdreaming
Charles and Lilandra - Not actually married AFAIK

Not sure if they've had an Earth marriage, but he was given the title of Chief Consort, or something like that, by the Shi'ar during one of the Jim Lee space stories. So he might've had a Shi'ar ceremony behind the scenes.

Date: 2012-05-23 09:50 pm (UTC)
auggie18: (Default)
From: [personal profile] auggie18
What I find funny is that while I'm assuming the redhead in the Cyclops wedding picture is supposed to be Jean, the wedding dress she's wearing is Maddie's. (Madelyne's dress had sleeves and looked a lot better than Jean's.)

Aaaand four of these women are dead and less than half of these couples are still together.

Date: 2012-05-23 10:33 pm (UTC)
urkonn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] urkonn
I don't get it, why didn't they use the picture from Wolverine's wedding to Molly Hayes? Just because it hasn't happened yet?

And seriously, why didn't they put Peter Parker's wedding to MJ? Isn't it more iconic then most of the others?

Date: 2012-05-23 10:36 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
Peter's wedding to MJ never happened.

Date: 2012-05-23 10:40 pm (UTC)
jaybee3: Nguyen Lil Cass (Default)
From: [personal profile] jaybee3
Peter was married to MJ? When did this happen? I don't remember that. I thought they just lived together for years (with Mephisto as their nosy next door neighbor) and then broke up for still unexplained and inexplicable reasons.

...Sorry. I couldn't resist.

Date: 2012-05-23 11:12 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
"I don't get it, why didn't they use the picture from Wolverine's wedding to Molly Hayes? Just because it hasn't happened yet?"


Date: 2012-05-23 10:43 pm (UTC)
lascoden: Anarky (Default)
From: [personal profile] lascoden
Professor X run, she's going to eat you!!

(Seriously, that is an intense stare Lilandra has going)

Date: 2012-05-23 11:14 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
It's either hunger or lust.

"Oh, Chuckie, when we get to the hotel room, if you weren't crippled before you would be after I'm through with you!"

Date: 2012-05-23 11:11 pm (UTC)
silverzeo: (Default)
From: [personal profile] silverzeo
A comic book where you draw something to please yourself.... SIMPSONS DID IT! SIMPSONS DID IT!

Date: 2012-05-23 11:29 pm (UTC)
his_spiffynesss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] his_spiffynesss
Is that Jean or is it Madelyne? Either way a fucked up marriage.

Date: 2012-05-24 12:39 am (UTC)
auggie18: (Default)
From: [personal profile] auggie18
It's Madelyne's dress, though I'm assuming that's supposed to be Jean. Jean's hair, Madelyne's dress, whoever she is, she's gonna get cheated on and then die.

Date: 2012-05-24 01:24 am (UTC)
stillanerd: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stillanerd Marvel all too-conveniently left out Peter and Mary Jane off this cover in spite of the fact that they just re-released the Parallel Lives graphic novel. Also, notice that Johnny Storm and Lyja the Laserfist are not on this cover either? So that makes TWO marriages Marvel is desperately trying to get their readers to forget about. :P

Wait a sec? What about Black Bolt and Medusa? Aren't they still, along with Reed Richards and Susan Storm, the only long-term stable marriage existing in Marvel now?

Date: 2012-05-24 02:19 am (UTC)
featheredserpent: (My Little Thor)
From: [personal profile] featheredserpent
What about Brian Braddock & Meggan?

Were Havok & Polaris ever actually hitched?

Date: 2012-05-24 04:05 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lilacsigil
Havok and Polaris had a wedding but it all went horribly Chuck Austen wrong and they didn't actually get married. Lorna was flying around in a Magneto helmet and wedding gown threatening to kill Alex and Nurse Annie, if that jogs your memory, though I hope it doesn't.

Date: 2012-05-24 09:38 am (UTC)
salinea: (Default)
From: [personal profile] salinea
What about Black Bolt and Medusa?
It's become a polygamous marriage. Thank you Hickman!

Date: 2012-05-24 01:39 am (UTC)
protogarrett: (Default)
From: [personal profile] protogarrett
I give it a year before he leaves Jean-Paul, one of them dies, or one of them has an affair because the other leads a boring/insane life.

Date: 2012-05-24 04:11 am (UTC)
lieut_kettch: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
*Flips Marvel the bird*

I choose this:

Date: 2012-05-24 10:17 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] md84
Was this some kind of twisted joke on Marvel's part? As pointed out by everyone here, every marriage depicted there but Sue and Richard's (which though far from perfect is currently stable and happy) didn't work out.

And why aren't Hawkeye and Mockingbird there? Is it because they got legally divorced, since Joe Quesada thinks divorce is worse than retconning reality via a deal with the devil?

Date: 2012-05-24 02:50 pm (UTC)
filthysize: (Default)
From: [personal profile] filthysize
I always assume incompetence before malice.

Date: 2012-05-27 02:18 pm (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
I have the perfect picture to insert there:

Had to be done.


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