| > The key difference was that at least Mary Jane was a long standing supporting character in the Spider-Man comics and that there was enough history between Peter and MJ (including an earlier proposal of marriage) that at least made the idea of them getting married a bit more plausible.|
Yep. Thus "Black Panther and Storm's was even worse".
| > As opposed to all the retconing Marvel had to do to make T'Challa and Ororo "destined to be together" (which apparently included Storm losing her virginity with T'Challa when she was twelve or thirteen, which also was apparently the first step in her controlling her powers, if you could believe it). |
Oh wow. One of Marvel's most powerful female characters and now decades later they're saying it took having sex with a man for her to control her powers?