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"I'm also taking some inspiration from old Captain America stories from the past — that sense of writers in dark times exploring what their country meant to them — and a few yet to come. The U.S. Avengers are going to have their role to play in the future." -- Al Ewing



















Date: 2017-02-15 01:11 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
The nephew of the Plunderer? ... Isn't Parnival's brother Ka-Zar?
In which case, wouldn't that make Skully Ka-Zar's Kid?

Betting it's not a coincidence that AIM's security people are wearing red.
(Clearly, Roberto needs to hire minions who've watched more Star Trek, quick...)

Squirrel Girl, Toni and Aikku all fancied up in tuxes...
...
... hmm? Sorry, just got... distracted for... a moment...

Date: 2017-02-15 03:34 am (UTC)
beyondthefringe: (Default)
From: [personal profile] beyondthefringe
Yeah. The ladies in their tuxes... especially Aikku, it's just such a lovely image. A+ for awesome.

Date: 2017-02-16 12:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thehood
Except it's also implied he's the son of the Green Skull. So maybe Green Skull hooked up with a sister of Ka-Zar and the Plunderer?

Date: 2017-02-15 01:29 am (UTC)
jetpack_monkey: (Batman - Model of Mental Health)
From: [personal profile] jetpack_monkey
Bryce Wyne and his butler Freddie. I see what you did there, Ewing.

Date: 2017-02-17 04:29 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] philippos42
Well, it's long been sort of canon that the Daily Planet staff exist in the Marvel Universe, somehow. So, why not?

Date: 2017-02-15 01:57 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
Okay, I laughed at the nuts thing.

Date: 2017-02-15 01:58 am (UTC)
ovaltinepatrol: Chairman Kaga from Iron Chef (Default)
From: [personal profile] ovaltinepatrol
Looks as if the Skull's cameras are on Bryce and Freddie. Guess it didn't come out that Cap had become a Skrull agent in this Cage's version of events.

Date: 2017-02-15 12:24 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] malitia
Yep! To both.

I could write more about the cameras, but that would spoil the end of issue reveal/cliffhanger. :D

Date: 2017-02-16 12:26 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
A Skrull agent? The Skrulls don't have anything to do with this.

Date: 2017-02-18 03:57 pm (UTC)
ovaltinepatrol: Chairman Kaga from Iron Chef (Default)
From: [personal profile] ovaltinepatrol
I meant Hydra, whoops.

Date: 2017-02-15 02:00 am (UTC)
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
The Legend of Dani: Four Swords Avengers.

Date: 2017-02-15 02:55 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] donnblake
You know what our problem was in previous Thanos fights? We weren't using enough swords.

Date: 2017-02-15 10:16 am (UTC)
kamino_neko: Tedd from El Goonish Shive. Drawn by Dan Shive, coloured by Kamino Neko. (Default)
From: [personal profile] kamino_neko
I recognize Excalibur, Black Knight, and Hulkling...who's the gal in red? Does she even have a counterpart in any ongoing continuity?

Date: 2017-02-15 10:35 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] matrix_dragon
Guillotine, a french superhero with a magical cursed sword. She was made for the Contest of Champions game, as well as the comic Ewing wrote last year.

Date: 2017-02-15 10:43 am (UTC)
kamino_neko: Tedd from El Goonish Shive. Drawn by Dan Shive, coloured by Kamino Neko. (Default)
From: [personal profile] kamino_neko
Thanks. That would explain why I didn't recognize her, then.

Date: 2017-02-16 12:27 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
That's Guillotine from the Contest of Champions comic.

Date: 2017-02-15 03:14 am (UTC)
zylly: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zylly
I really love the idea of Danielle Cage growing up to be Captain America in every timeline.

Date: 2017-02-15 02:14 pm (UTC)
lamashtar: Shun the nonbelievers! Shun-na! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
I don't. Its a heavyhanded way of trying to enforce your storyline into everyone else's storyline. And it just doesn't work. The only way to push your idea through is to make it more appealing than all the others.

Date: 2017-02-16 12:30 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
That's just you. You're exaggerating and you're being silly, because Ewing isn't "enforcing" anything into any other storyline. Where did you even get such a ridiculous idea? That's obviously not what's happening.

Date: 2017-02-16 01:25 am (UTC)
lamashtar: Shun the nonbelievers! Shun-na! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
It depends on his influence. We see this with other writers all the time. Someone writing a story where Danielle Cage manifests energy powers? Editor can squash it because it offends Ewing. Writers do this kind of territory marking all the time. It's stupid dick measuring.

Date: 2017-02-17 05:57 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
Sorry, but now you're taking nonsense and you clearly don't know Al Ewing.

Also, why would Danielle Cage have energy powers? Neither of her parents have that kind of powers.

Date: 2017-02-17 03:49 pm (UTC)
lamashtar: Shun the nonbelievers! Shun-na! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
I don't know Al Ewing's work at all, no. Its notorious that writers influence how other writers are permitted to handle creations they've worked with, though, and not always in a good way. If you think he wouldn't protest to the editors if the next writer said "I'm going to kill off Danielle Cage for someone else's angst," then I am definitely wrong.

Suggesting that a metahuman would only have their parent's exact powerset is ridiculous. Metas are notoriously mutative.

Date: 2017-02-17 04:43 pm (UTC)
lamashtar: "Wolverine does not appear in this issue" (Wolverine not appearing in this issue)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
I know. Its an extreme example, much like Geoff Johns ban on killing Stargirl. But that is how that sort of thing works, and its willful denial to pretend it doesn't exist.

I mean, I think Danielle seems pretty good? Its just it feels like all other stories about her are being closed off. Its a claustrophobic destiny, much like people who insist so-and-so MUST fall in love with so-and-so. I love Mary Jane and Peter. I love Jean and Scott. But the fiat rankles.

Date: 2017-02-19 03:58 pm (UTC)
lamashtar: Shun the nonbelievers! Shun-na! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
Of course writers should control their characters during their interims. I'm referring to the tendency of certain writers to control how the characters are written by other writers when they are not the ones in control anymore. How does this not feel like dick measuring to you? Once you don't write that character anymore someone else makes the decisions.

Date: 2017-02-16 12:31 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
Me too. Though to be fair, it's the timelines she visited.

Date: 2017-02-22 04:39 pm (UTC)
kore: (Delirium)
From: [personal profile] kore
Me too.

Date: 2017-02-15 07:05 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] stubbleupdate
The Thanos panel makes me think of

Date: 2017-02-15 08:06 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] shadur
(Whoops, that was supposed to be a response to this.)

Date: 2017-02-15 08:05 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] shadur
Still more dignity than the Purple Stalker With A Crush deserves.

Date: 2017-02-15 10:45 am (UTC)
kamino_neko: Tedd from El Goonish Shive. Drawn by Dan Shive, coloured by Kamino Neko. (Default)
From: [personal profile] kamino_neko
... Heh. I went back to find Purple Man, then I realized you were talking about Tanos' thing for Death.

Date: 2017-02-15 04:09 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
I imagine recent events in Ultimates had her muttering "Dammit Galactus! I thought I'd finally found a way to get rid of him and not have his ghost stuck to me like a barnacle!"

Date: 2017-02-16 03:34 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
Isn't that the guy that used to date Emma Frost?



And you just know the endangered tigers benefit was Selina's idea.

Date: 2017-02-17 05:58 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
Now that's going to be my headcanon.

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