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The Black Guardian

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Unstable Molecule

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Subj: Re: New banner! What 80s or 90s Carol Danvers moments -
Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 at 08:09:35 am EST (Viewed 240 times)
Reply Subj: Re: New banner! What 80s or 90s Carol Danvers moments -
Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 at 03:39:30 pm EST (Viewed 295 times)

    The shame of it is - most of her iconic moments are bad moments, and therefore won't (and shouldn't) be featured in the movie. That's what makes me shake my head that they chose her to be the subject of the first female movie (not counting Elektra). Moments like:
    - The rape
    - The birth of a child conceived by rape
    - The mind-controlled extended period of rape
    - Rogue turning her into a powerless vegetable
    - Her bout with alcoholism (this is less iconic but still).
    - Her courtmartial in Busiek's Avengers.

    I think she had her best moments with the X-Men (as Binary), but that won't be shown in the movie either.

Although I loved her time in the X-Books, they were pretty lackluster after the Brood Saga. I think her best moments so far were in last decade's Brian Reed series. I do not like all of that Kelly Sue DeConnick stuff... and think some of it is misogynist (oddly enough).

    I didn't read her original series with Claremont as the writer. Did anything of note happen to her in that period?

Like Rev said, not really. Most of it was small arcs that barely affected anything outside of her. The most significant of that period was Mystique (killed her boyfriend, who we later learned was an evil jerk, anyway) and Deathbird being her archnemeses, but they are more X-Villains. She fought AIM and MODOK a bit. Otherwise, just a bunch of also-rans. Grotesk, the Subterranean guy who killed Xavier back in the 60s, showed up for an issue or two. Lizard people showed up another issue or two. The Kree came back just in time for the series to end, but they didn't hang around.

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