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Subj: On Vanko's Big News....Tiger More Or Less Predicted It [SPOILERS]
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 08:38:31 am CDT
Reply Subj: The Excellent Mephisto Figure Is Out This Week From Marvel Select....
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 02:43:19 pm CDT
As I've said recently, when was the last time any of us thought of Peter Parker as a teen in the MU Proper, despite the SM films?
I haven't thought of him as a teen since the late 60s. To my way of thinking, he's at least 23-24 if not 28-30.
So I'm not surprised Marvel is taking him back to his teens (and thus perhaps make him more identifiable to film audiences), and reviving Cap in the process. Spidey's got a lot of baggage that should go, IMO.
This would be an excellent time to 'correct'/tweek a lot (I mean, A LOT) of other things too within the MU too, which they should have taken advantage of at the time of HOM, and didn't. At least Brubaker has fixed Lorna all on his own.
I wouldn't mind seeing CW go away either, though leaving the 50-state teams with us might not be a bad idea. Getting rid of the NA team (forever!) and changing back IM into a less than uber-impervious 'hero' might not be a bad idea either....this new IM just astinks on every level and is 100% uninteresting, not more so.
...and while they're at it, making their huge cast of villians and criminals viable again, from the Wrecker and Mr. Hyde to Mephisto and Kang, would also be an excellent idea.