Why is beast still in x-men ?

#1 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

don't get me wrong beast is a good character, i prefer him in the 90's, he was much better then,  but today he is so boring, why is he in x-men ?  

#2 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

he should be back in the avengers

#3 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

 i don't mind him be anyone esle just not in x-men, unless they spice up his character.  

#4 Posted by Cryo-Wolf (12662 posts) - - Show Bio

He's there because he's an f'ing amazing character, that's why.

#5 Posted by PRIMAV3RA (23049 posts) - - Show Bio
Cryo-Wolf said:
"He's there because he's an f'ing amazing character, that's why."
agreed
#6 Posted by Last_Guardian (27799 posts) - - Show Bio

every team needs a super brainy guy who comes up with solutions in the blink of an eye...and that's Beast for the X-Men...

#7 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

that all beast has        

#8 Posted by Vance Astro (91365 posts) - - Show Bio

I hate Beast since he's become Cat Beast but the team needs him...more than most members.If I was Cyclops I would rather lose someone like Wolverine than Beast.

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#9 Posted by Last_Guardian (27799 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
"that all beast has        "
tell me...how is a guy like Colossus or Nightcrawler more interesting than him?
#10 Posted by Resonate (15054 posts) - - Show Bio

why not

#11 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

wolverine is too cool to loose, give someone esle the brains , i just think x-men writers are using him for the sake of using him. how is beast amazing explain  

#12 Posted by TheDrifter (26557 posts) - - Show Bio
Cryo-Wolf said:
"He's there because he's an f'ing amazing character, that's why."
He's not "amazing".....

IDK, Seems artists can't draw him anymore, But I'd pick him over Cyke anyday.

<------------ I hate Cyclops
#13 Posted by Lunacyde (19458 posts) - - Show Bio
Obi Wan Kenobi! said:
"time said:
"that all beast has        "
tell me...how is a guy like Colossus or Nightcrawler more interesting than him?"
Whoa lets not bring Nightcrawler into this mess....he is way kool.
#14 Edited by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

nighcrawler is like no other character, his powers are good and i like how he uses his beliefs in x-men

colossus is much better than beast, his powers are amazing, he is teamplayer, i loved seeing him kick ass and he has heart of hero.

i would prefer emma frost to have the brains, if that means not seeing beast all of time.  

#15 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

killed beast

#16 Posted by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
"i would prefer emma frost to have the brains, if that means not seeing beast all of time.  
"
i can dig it
#17 Posted by Vance Astro (91365 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
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nighcrawler is like no other character, his powers are good and i like how he uses his beliefs in x-men

colossus is much better than beast, his powers are amazing, he is teamplayer, i loved seeing him kick ass and he has heart of hero.

i would prefer emma frost to have the brains, if that means not seeing beast all of time.  

"
What do you mean.Beast was Nightcrawler before Nightcrawler was created.If you take away Nightcrawler's teleportation...what do you have..A blue freak with incredible acrobatic skill..In short Beast Jr.
Colossus is less of a team player than Beast.Beast does more for the X-men than even Wolverine or some of the other more popular characters
Emma Frost is smart but taking over as super genius would make her annoying being a psychic already and diminish her character.It' bad enough her diamond skin is completely random...She doesn't nee that too.
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#18 Posted by Knightfall (323 posts) - - Show Bio

Cat Beast is lame. Personality wise he is awesome as always, they just need to throw him in some more action again and give him his 90's look.

#19 Posted by Erik (33329 posts) - - Show Bio

I like cat Beast. I think he is an involved character with a lot to him. Some writers just don't show it as well.

#20 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

beast is always the same nothing happens to him at all. even his artwork is not great.

#21 Posted by Vance Astro (91365 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
"beast is always the same nothing happens to him at all. even his artwork is not great."
Saying something like this would kind of prove you don't read X-men as there is really no X-men on any team who haven't done anything.The artwork of him isn't great but he doesn't draw himself so I hardly see how it's his fault.
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#22 Posted by John Valentine (16335 posts) - - Show Bio

COUGH.

Endangered Species?

#23 Posted by time (5107 posts) - - Show Bio

he so dull simple

#24 Posted by Vance Astro (91365 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
"he so dull simple"
That's his character..they aren't going to kick him out of the X-men because you don't like him.
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#25 Posted by Grav (109 posts) - - Show Bio

I like the big blue brainy furball!

#26 Posted by avengpymhawk (371 posts) - - Show Bio

I think as far as characterzation goes, Beast made a better Avenger. The only reason he was put back in the X-Men was, because they needed a science guy for the legacy virus story arc. Which it self was a major let down. I say throw him back to the New Avengers they need some sence of humor. Well more like a new writer. Anyways, I want the funny, wise cracking, and chic magnet Beast-man back.  Now that is the Beast I fell in love with. Not this dull ape looking thingy.

#27 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio

Beast is with the X-Men because he is a founding member who is incredibly concerned about the survival of his species. He is the only one on the planet doing anything remotely proactive to try and ensure that the current generation of mutants is not the last. To take him off the team at this point would make no sense, character or story-wise. He is doing the actual work, while Scott and Emma try to screw things up as badly as possible. Beast is one of the most important characters in the entire X-franchise, and the X-Men would be totally screwed without him.

#28 Posted by avengpymhawk (371 posts) - - Show Bio

Angel and Ice Man are also founding members who have left for college and other groups too. I'm just saying that Beast should look for a brighter star elsewhere. Some of the best Avenger stories ever had the Beast in them and he wasn't so brooding all the time as he is with the X-Men. Plus, the Avengers need his old fun loving sence of humer. I know I need to see it back in his character.

#29 Edited by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio

You are failing to grasp that Beast sees himself as the only hope for mutantkind. He is not going to turn his back on that responsibility, let alone join the Avengers, none of which he has any place with currently. Beast also hasn't been fun-loving in a long time. He has to deal with some very heavy problems, and it has made him much stronger as a character. If you want to see Beast having a good time, I suggest you stick to back issues, because that's just not who Henry McCoy is anymore.

#30 Posted by Hawk (15833 posts) - - Show Bio

Beast should be in X-force.....

#31 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio
Hawk said:
Beast should be in X-force.....
No. Just no. There are so many things wrong with this statement I don't even know where to begin.
#32 Posted by Arbitius (383 posts) - - Show Bio

Cause every team needs a pet mascot.

#33 Posted by TheSavageAssasin (2761 posts) - - Show Bio

to tell the truth i loved beast but now i tottaly agree with u man...much much better in the 90's

#34 Posted by Daredevilfan182 (131 posts) - - Show Bio

Wtf are u saying? Beast kicks ass. He can fight and he has brains. And his "Cat-Verion" just makes him more awesome if you ask me. Not to mention hes an original member which makes him a solid must for the team.

#35 Posted by SUNMAN (7265 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
he should be back in the avengers
when was he in the avengers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#36 Posted by Girth (1041 posts) - - Show Bio

I hate cat Beast. Beast can be interesting if done correctly.



Dark Beast


#37 Posted by avengpymhawk (371 posts) - - Show Bio

The Beast was in the Avengers from Vol. 1, issues #137-211. These were some of his best appearances. I mean who can forget Wonderman and Hank's wise cracking friendship, or him being a total babe magnet. I mean who? As for his cat-apesh now-a-days look, gag me with a spoon! Give the Beast back to the Avengers where he belongs! I mean now!

#38 Posted by SUNMAN (7265 posts) - - Show Bio

oh yea I guess he was, I kind of remember it now, but I never truly got into the avengers until new avengers came out. I have read some of my friends avengers issues here and there but I never followed them, until a few years ago

#39 Posted by Webstad (275 posts) - - Show Bio

Just because Beast isn't a foreground character doesn't mean he isn't important to X-Men plot lines. He plays more-or-less the same role Hank Pym took on after he put the suit away and went back to the lab. He's a technician who's been an integral part of the team for a VERY long time, sort of like a backbone character. Beast's fighting skills are no longer adequate when you think of how powerful superheros are getting. And besides, he'd rather be in the jet or at base for tactical purposes. Remember, X-Men isn't a simple team like the Avengers or even Fantastic Four; it's an organization, and it needs somebody who keep it running. Don't think for a second that just because Emma's got the Professor's old job that she runs the place - she's just a puppet or mascot. The Institute is, and has always been, run by Beast. He does a job none of them can do. There are very few heroes at his level of intellect, and they have their own groups, or prefer to fly solo, or play for the other team.

#40 Posted by Truex (460 posts) - - Show Bio

It doesn't matter where he goes if the writer doesn't know the character and nearly every X-men writer since before Grant Morrison has been somewhere between mediocre and bad.


But that's just my opinion.

#41 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio

well im guessing from the cover of 515 he is gunna be leaving :( i always though beast would be with the x-men till he died

#42 Posted by DEGRAAF (7909 posts) - - Show Bio

why is it they keep making him look more and more like a cat that an unidentifiably related beast

#43 Posted by uncanny89 (821 posts) - - Show Bio

i dont think he will look like a cat for much longer thanks to utopia

#44 Posted by BlackestShite (243 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nighthunter said:
" he should be back in the avengers "
Woo-Hoo
 

#45 Posted by Larkin1388 (1760 posts) - - Show Bio

He kinda keeps them all together... plus who doesn't love his wittiness

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