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Reposted from the original scans_daily. (Finally)

Record scratch.

Of course, this doesn't happen right away, and there are a few obstacles...

And finally... the date!

But alas! It was not to be.

However... at least they still worry about each other? I dunno.

And thus began (or continued) the trend of Carol and Wanda going for the same men. Vision, Wonderman.... yeah.

Date: 2009-10-11 05:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tacobob.insanejournal.com
*Shakes fist* Damn you robots! Stop taking our women folk!

Date: 2009-10-12 12:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ian_karkull.insanejournal.com
There's no cure for metal fever, man. Once you go clack...

Date: 2009-10-11 05:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hybrid2.insanejournal.com
I want Vision back!

Date: 2009-10-11 05:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kusonaga.insanejournal.com
Ah, much love for Busiek Avengers. I thought this pairing was pretty awesome, even if it never got off the ground.

Date: 2009-10-11 05:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pyrotwilight.insanejournal.com
Vision's human self appears to be Ra's Al Ghul. Interesting?

They're a funny crack pairing kinda like Firestorm and Powergirl. Would've been funny to see their continued dates.

Date: 2009-10-11 05:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] yaseen101.insanejournal.com
Ra's Al Ghul.

I'll let you know that Ras/Dinah had a something-something going on in BOP, I'm not sure on the details myself perhaps someone else can fill you in on the details.

Date: 2009-10-12 03:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lieut_kettch.insanejournal.com
Firestorm and Peej were dating?

Date: 2009-10-12 04:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pyrotwilight.insanejournal.com
Nope but that would make my day.

Just a reference to how well they jived in those old JLA/JSA teamups.

Date: 2009-10-11 06:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thandrak.insanejournal.com
I did like that era of Vision. Of course, it was not to be. He's related to her arch-enemy, you understand.

Can't believe I've never seen this before..

Date: 2009-10-11 08:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] steverodgers5.insanejournal.com
Somehow I missed this when it first came out. So thanks for posting it!

Love Jan's bored look at Hank's technobabble. And Wanda (And indeed Carol's) shocked reaction at Vision looking for a date is just priceless!

Date: 2009-10-11 09:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jkcarrier.insanejournal.com
I like Carol's wistful look as she tosses aside the hot dog: "Sigh, no tube steak for me tonight..." ;-)

Date: 2009-10-11 09:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kenn_el.insanejournal.com
...as she follows the lifesize vibrator into action!

Date: 2009-10-11 10:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] starwolf_oakley.insanejournal.com
I used to wonder if Rogue would ever become romantically involved with Wonder Man, as she couldn't absorb ionic energy. Then, decades later, Ms. Marvel gets involved with Wonder Man. Wild.

Date: 2009-10-12 12:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] colonel_green.insanejournal.com
They can both fly. Why do they need the jet-skis?

I found this subplot moderately interesting through the series, though it never really went anywhere.

Date: 2009-10-12 01:10 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bluefall.insanejournal.com
I didn't really care for it - him asking her out is really awkward (what's Wanda going to do, say "no I'm not comfortable with one of my friends dating you" right there in front of the entire Avengers team?) in a way that never really gets dealt with. It seems like we're just meant to take Wanda's statement there at face value. And Carol's "oh hey suddenly I'm intrigued" just feels kind of arbitrary - I guess they shared some interesting moments off-panel?

I wonder if that's just me, though, because thinking about it now I can't recall a single canon Carol romance I've found at all interesting, and only one I've even found particularly convincing.

Date: 2009-10-12 01:51 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] colonel_green.insanejournal.com
I thought something interesting could have been done with it, but, frankly, Busiek's strength in this particular run wasn't characterization. I agree there never was much insight into what she saw in him.

As for Carol romances, I liked her and Simon.

Date: 2009-10-12 07:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] starwolf_oakley.insanejournal.com
At the time, it struck me that Vision was even more awkward than Peter Parker in asking someone out on a date.

Date: 2009-10-12 02:27 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] filthysize.insanejournal.com
Armor of God II and Wicked City!

Good job, Beast.

Date: 2009-10-12 03:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chipsnopotatoes.insanejournal.com
Wow, I haven't read Marvel in like twenty years. Wanda is my favorite Avenger and back then I found her marrying Vision rather strange, so I'm not too hung up that they split up (when was that anyway?).

I don't like her costume here though. Why does she wear a collar and what's with that harem girl belt?

Date: 2009-10-12 12:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiplingkat.insanejournal.com
Because y'know. All Roma went around dressed like that.

Yes, I know it's kind of late

Date: 2009-11-12 11:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] yaseen101.insanejournal.com
Or because Perez wanted to indulge in some PSL, Wanda's not wearing any underwear under that skirt.

Date: 2009-10-12 08:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] iondan.insanejournal.com
I would never go jet skiing in the Hudson, yuck


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