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James Hunter

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Ohotmu the all-knowing

Subj: Hey Darkhawk is cool, and always has been, leave him be *NT*
Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 at 11:04:03 am EDT
Reply Subj: have we forgotten Darkhawk and D-Man and Dr. Druid? (and that's just the D's)
Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 at 10:30:16 am EDT (Viewed 204 times)

> or Firebird
> or Moon Knight
> or Machine Man
> or Jack-of-Hearts
> or Ant-Man (Scott Lang)
> I'm not talking about how cool the heroes are "today" or in their respective solo titles. IMHO, during their respective stints as official Avengers, their tenures were fairly pointless and largely forgettable. I suppose the same can be said for Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, and a variety of other members.
> Gilgamesh suffered from lack of development while he was on the title. He was basically the designated big stick used to pound on things that needed a brick to do so.
> Of all the Eternals, he is really the least well defined. Zuras, Thena, Ikaris, Ajak, Makkari, Sersi, etc all have a fair amount of character definition. Ole Gilg has historically been used as the "everyman Eternal" who gets used when you need some generic Eternal in the story. I think that he will become more interesting in the Eternals title as he actually has an identity carved out for him.
> But until that happens, he's going to wallow in irrelevance. Even if he does get a rock-solid character identity, I don't see the point of having him fight Ares.
> Ohotmu
> > > I think he’s a great and underrated and underused character!
> > > Bring him back to Avengers...he could fight Ares...that would be cool!!!