Q&A: Missing Marvel Characters?

I got another Facebook question messaged in.  And this on is from Wade Riley who writes:

Are there any characters you feel are missing from the avengers that would benefit the story line?

Thank you very much for the question Wade!

I’ll give you three characters that I feel are missing and could benefit the avengers lineup.

Right off the bat I would have to say Luke Cage, also known as Power Man.

3382229-luke-cage-comics-01He is the embodiment of a perfect underdog story.  When he was young he grew up in gangs on the streets of Harlem.  And was constantly in trouble.  But after several tragic incidences involving loved ones, he decides to better himself and start doing what he could to turn his life around.  Right around that time he is experimented on, and through a lab mistake, is turned into Power Man – who has unbreakable skin, able to lift/press 25 tons and punch through 4 inch steel plates. He also taught himself in hand to hand combat, and self-educated in law, and is fluent is several different languages.

The Avengers are missing a power person on their team.  The only one that fits the bill is Hulk, but he is too unpredictable.  Cage would be able to kick all sorts of ass, as well as act as a moral center of the team when Captain America isn’t around. Continue reading “Q&A: Missing Marvel Characters?”

Fantastic 4 Sequel to be “Brighter”

But wait! Didn’t Fox take the announced Fantastic 4 sequel off their schedule?

Yes they did.  But that doesn’t seem to have stopped the creative teams at Fox from trying to make a sequel to the 2015 abysmal box office bomb, Fantastic Four.

Writer-Producer, Simon Kinberg, who wrote the screenplay for the 2015 Fantastic Four, spoke with Den of Geek about several matters surrounding the franchise.

Kinberg is done defending the 2015 movie and admits:

“We didn’t make a good movie,” Kinberg said, “and the world voted, and I think they probably voted correctly.  And you can’t make a good movie every time out – not everybody does.  We actually have a pretty good batting average all things considered.  But I think we bade many mistakes when we made that movie – mistakes that we learned from and we wouldn’t repeat.”

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