Rick Remender Adds More Members to UNCANNY AVENGERS Roster

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Posted by G-Man (31686 posts) - - Show Bio

If you've read the first issue of UNCANNY AVENGERS, you know we already have quite the roster. The roster currently consists of Havok, Captain America, Wolverine, Rogue, Thor and Scarlet Witch. It was a little odd that Cap asked Havok to lead this squad despite other leaders such as himself, Wolverine and Rogue being on the team. We also saw some conflict between Rogue and Scarlet Witch.

To make things more complicated, it's been announced that in issue #5, Rick Remender will be adding three more characters to the roster.

Wasp, Wonder Man and Sunfire are coming to the team. We've already seen that apparently Wonder Man has been forgiven for his action against the team in the pages of THE AVENGERS.

It was mentioned that Wolverine and Sunfire have some "business" to resolve. Wonder Man will be a pacifist and P.R. guy for the team. Perhaps we'll see the return of his feelings for Scarlet Witch? Wasp will provide funding for the team so they don't have to rely on "government mandates."

It was also announced that Olivier Coipel will be filling in for John Cassaday on the issue. This all sounds pretty interesting.

Source: Marvel

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#1 Posted by Dernman (14887 posts) - - Show Bio

What happened? When did Sunfire stop looking like his AoA self and being a bad guy?

#2 Posted by G-Man (31686 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dernman: Guess we'll find out.

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#3 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

Thats a decent cover but i don't understand why its taking so long for cassidy to draw these issues. This isn't a complex cover at all. Will issue 5 come out on time?

#4 Posted by Mrfuzzynutz (1023 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, its the Avengers plus 3 X-men lol

Not exactly the mix I had hoped, however I do like Havok, Wonder Man and Sunfire being in the mix

#5 Posted by deadpool25mm (587 posts) - - Show Bio

Wonder Man! looks like all that begging got him a second chance.

#6 Posted by mattwing87 (427 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay!! Wonder Man!!!

#7 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio

yay Sunfire is back.

What money does Wasp have?

#8 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2633 posts) - - Show Bio

@deadpool25mm said:

Wonder Man! looks like all that begging got him a second chance.

Or he's a clone/

#9 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mutant God said:

yay Sunfire is back.

What money does Wasp have?

Iron mans lol.

#10 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32993 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh god Sunfires costume is just has bad as Havok

#11 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6565 posts) - - Show Bio

Wasp!!!! but I don't like this book that much. Too overrated. I can't believe this sold more than 300k.

#12 Posted by Sleepbutnodream15 (570 posts) - - Show Bio

This makes me less excited for things to come. I hate Wonder Man! Seriously? His powers are so lame and generic. And I really like Sunfire, but this costume sucks. His AoA costume was awesome. The team was perfect before...sigh. But, Rick always knowns what he's doing.

#13 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4164 posts) - - Show Bio

The addition of Sunfire is cool, but I would have liked it more if they brought Firestar back into the Avengers fold.

#14 Posted by DJ1107 (243 posts) - - Show Bio

Sunfire's back. FINALLY!!

#15 Posted by Sleepbutnodream15 (570 posts) - - Show Bio

Also, I have a feeling that artists are slowly and subtly gonna stop using the new Captain America design and go back to that out-dated chain mail looking thing. C'mon Cassady!

#16 Posted by HexThis (886 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm excited that Cap, Wanda, and Wasp are back together again! It's like it's the 60's again!

#17 Posted by RalfvdH (649 posts) - - Show Bio

Coipel on this issue and in combination with Rick Remender ...:) SOLD!! At least for this issue.... Just kinda hope they will change the costume design of Sunfire a bit....

#18 Edited by SolthesunGod (278 posts) - - Show Bio

Shouldn't Marvel have held off releasing this info since the second issue still hasn't come out? It basically spoilers for issue 5 too early.

#19 Posted by SmashBrawler (5587 posts) - - Show Bio

Ah, yes. It's been a while since I last saw Sunfire... and he's still wearing the head of a roadkilled cat fish as a mask. Some things never change.

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#20 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

@SolthesunGod said:

Shouldn't Marvel have held off releasing this info since the second issue still hasn't come out? It basically spoilers for issue 5 too early.

they've dropped the ball on this issue..

#21 Posted by Mr. Kamikaze (526 posts) - - Show Bio

so is Wonder Man done throwing hissy fits then?

#22 Posted by LordRequiem (1310 posts) - - Show Bio

Why have they changed Havok's costume to that stupid one? Wonder Man's back though!!!!!!!

#23 Posted by StMichalofWilson (3736 posts) - - Show Bio

Wonder Man, Wasp, and Sunfire? Cool!

#24 Posted by MrMazz (1216 posts) - - Show Bio

Wait when did Wasp come back?

#25 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

@MrMazz said:

Wait when did Wasp come back?

Avengers

#26 Posted by notoriousmistersims (91 posts) - - Show Bio

not digging sunfire look i already miss the aoa look but i will gave it a read

#27 Posted by chalkshark (1187 posts) - - Show Bio

I support any decision that puts Sunfire into a regular monthly title. That cat's been around since the 70's & is still one of the most underutilized of all Marvel's characters. Wonderman is redundant in the same team with Thor. He's clearly only on hand to serve as a romantic foil for the Scarlet Witch, a relationship I never much cared for. Happy to see the Wasp find purchase with this team. I'd like to see Quicksilver & Banshee on this roster.

Yeah... I know Banshee's dead. It's comics. One line of type brings him back.

#28 Posted by sora_thekey (8158 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mutant God said:

What money does Wasp have?

She is a famous clothes designer and Fashion guru. There must be some money in that...

@MadeinBangladesh said:

Wasp!!!! but I don't like this book that much. Too overrated. I can't believe this sold more than 300k.

Have you given a try. Aside from some problems I have with the art the book is great. The story is really compelling and the inclusion of some "secondary" mutants like Havok and Sunfire writes as something really interesting.

@RalfvdH said:

Coipel on this issue and in combination with Rick Remender ...:) SOLD!! At least for this issue.... Just kinda hope they will change the costume design of Sunfire a bit....

This makes me want to keep reading even more... but I do agree with you. Some of those costume designs NEED to change. Like Rogue's, Havok's and now Sunfire's. (I do like Wanda's though.)

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#29 Posted by UltraBiel (328 posts) - - Show Bio

I hate this book so much. The story feels so generic and obvious. Too bad I'm too much of a Rogue fan so I can't drop this book. To make things worst, Wasp is in the team, I can't miss it, even though I wanted to.

#30 Posted by velvetmeds (83 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't understand. Two mentions of "i hate this book" but there's only been one issue. How can anyone hate it so soon?

#31 Posted by Danial79 (2345 posts) - - Show Bio

I've never even heard of Sunfire, so I guess I'll give it a go to see what he's all about... though I found #1 to be pretty average.

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#32 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool characters, but I won't be picking this series up. I just wasn't into that first issue.

#33 Posted by Solarflare32 (393 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought sunfire was sinisters bitch now

#34 Posted by matt_cable (43 posts) - - Show Bio

SO many winged/flared helmets and masks!

#35 Posted by butters911 (258 posts) - - Show Bio

Im so glad the Wasp will be in a title! Now if there could only be a permanent title for Hank....

#36 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio

@sora_thekey said:

@Mutant God said:

What money does Wasp have?

She is a famous clothes designer and Fashion guru. There must be some money in that...

But isn't her money gone because she technically died

#37 Posted by John Valentine (16307 posts) - - Show Bio

What the f%&k.

Wonder Man's been pardoned? Wanda's been pardoned? Yet Cyclops is the most wanted man on the planet? BULLSH!T.

Also, Sunfire tried to kill the X-Men last time we saw him. Ridiculous.

#38 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10180 posts) - - Show Bio

Sweet.

#39 Posted by neiliusprime (253 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dernman said:

What happened? When did Sunfire stop looking like his AoA self and being a bad guy?

was thinking the same thing, I like that look over his old one.

#40 Posted by sora_thekey (8158 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mutant God said:

@sora_thekey said:

@Mutant God said:

What money does Wasp have?

She is a famous clothes designer and Fashion guru. There must be some money in that...

But isn't her money gone because she technically died

Who says her clothing line stopped?

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#41 Posted by Sobe Cin (599 posts) - - Show Bio

@chalkshark: See the above post regarding Wasp. Spoilers abound.

#42 Posted by GothamRed (2563 posts) - - Show Bio

So does this mean wonderman's not crazy anymore?

#43 Posted by Cap10nate (2205 posts) - - Show Bio

So Cap is back in his old uniform again. I guess they aren't going for consistency in Marvel Now since this has to be his 6th uniform in the Now teasers, issues, and covers.

#44 Posted by HushoftheWind (869 posts) - - Show Bio

So far, Cap's best costume is the one in his own book in the marvel now. this look like a poor man version of that

#45 Posted by dreamfall31 (543 posts) - - Show Bio

Bummed it got delayed two weeks, but I am lookin forward to seeing what happens!

#46 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

Makes me immensely more interested in the series now...

#47 Posted by Vincie_Pooh (109 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah!? So Wasp never did die they say. Sweet they got some power house players on the team. I love that there bringing in Wonder Man. I hope Simon won't go crazy. He's a good character. And for Sunfire, great choice! Wish he can look like his Age of Apocalypse outfit... but then he did look like that in the main stream when he was a horse men. Hey Rick Remender who else you gonna put on the team? I wanna see She-Hulk or Kitty pride on this team. Love this news.

#48 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio

...you had me at Sunfire.

#49 Posted by zackattack529 (1404 posts) - - Show Bio

Sorry i am not a fan of that art.

I think Id much rather go with Hickman's writing and Openas Art style.

#50 Posted by VampireSelektor (749 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is the leader of the team so far back in the artwork?

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