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Beowulf

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Super Rubbery Bung

Subj: Re: It Seems Largely Endemic In the US,
Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 09:09:04 am EST (Viewed 5 times)
Reply Subj: Re: It Seems Largely Endemic In the US,
Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 at 08:15:01 pm EST (Viewed 90 times)



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      Excalibur were accepted as Britains first line of Heroes and seemed immune to the politics elsewhere in the X-Books.



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    Most of Excalibur weren't mutants and it did help to be led by the UK's version of Captain America, who is also a multidimensional hero to boot, married to someone mystically attached to the British Isles. Even when the roster had the likes of Pete Wisdom, Kitty Pryde, Nightcrawler and Wolfsbane I never saw it as a mutant or political book and their mysteries were well contained within their pages.


Actually with the exception of Captain Britain(and one can argue about his non-mutant status) all of the members were mutants, including Meggan. Cerise as alien was also a non-mutant.



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    In a sense Excalibur was the Aveengers without the federal interference.


I agree.
I think, it did hurt the book a lot, that the writers post-Davis turned it back into just another X-Book, when it had started as superhero teambook.



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