Colossus being on X-Force

#1 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio

After reading this article, how do you feel about Colossus being a new member of X-Force? Do you think it's the right place for him at the moment or do you think that he shouldn't be on this team?  Also, how long do you think that Colossus will be on this team?


#2 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7282 posts) - - Show Bio

It's odd...i mean with the happenings in Adjectiveless and his dealings with Domino, i could see a potential reason for his being there, but it's still...odd. I mean "Our first arc is the story of how Cable and his X-Force become the world's Most Wanted mutant terrorists."

"He has a new X-Force consisting of Colossus, Forge, Domino and Dr. Nemesis and they are all caught red-handed at the scene of a terrorist attack on a major American corporation whose CEO has expressed anti-mutant views."

Fact of the matter is, Adjectiveless is where we get this type of "behaviour", if Hopeless makes it so that Colossus just happened to be there, then it'll be a bit too ominous for my liking. I'm glad, though, at least he's not dead or written by Bendis.

#3 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@AgeofHurricane said:

It's odd...i mean with the happenings in Adjectiveless and his dealings with Domino, i could see a potential reason for his being there, but it's still...odd. I mean " Our first arc is the story of how Cable and his X-Force become the world's Most Wanted mutant terrorists."

"He has a new X-Force consisting of Colossus, Forge, Domino and Dr. Nemesis and they are all caught red-handed at the scene of a terrorist attack on a major American corporation whose CEO has expressed anti-mutant views."

Fact of the matter is, Adjectiveless is where we get this type of "behaviour", if Hopeless makes it so that Colossus just happened to be there, then it'll be a bit too ominous for my liking. I'm glad, though, at least he's not dead or written by Bendis.

Yeah, I'm glad that he's not dead too, although I'm not really sure how I feel about this since I haven't really read X-Force yet.  I'll hold my reservations on this until I read X-Force and Uncanny X-Force.
#4 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

I like it ,he's perfect brute force guy for x-force .

#5 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Cavemold said:
I like it ,he's perfect brute force guy for x-force .
Hopefully this might turn out to be interesting!
#6 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it will be

#7 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4523 posts) - - Show Bio

One of my favorites!

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

Wait. Forge? Didn't he die? And I don't like Colossus on this team, but that's just me.

#9 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024 said:
Wait. Forge? Didn't he die? And I don't like Colossus on this team, but that's just me.
I agree that Colossus seems like an odd fit on this team, but it would be interesting to see where this goes.
#10 Posted by Strafe Prower (11887 posts) - - Show Bio

Isn't the team about stealth/assassination?

#11 Posted by Blood1991 (8098 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm against it, but I still hold onto the russian farmboy he used to be. He's been going down this road and I didn't want to see it sigh I just hope he questions Cable instead of just killing on command.

#12 Edited by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's the perfect place for him after all he's been through. He won't go to Westchester, Utopia is likely done and besides Colossus on a small team is always interesting. It's where we see him make the more 'grey' decisions that make him one of the more intriguing characters in the X-verse. I'm also excited to see him interact with Nathan.

It also doesn't hurt that he'll be away from Bendis and on a much small roster which equals more panel time.

@Strafe Prower: He's fit into the Recon team easily. Besides I've seen Logan's team get busted out on each mission they go on, lol.

#13 Posted by 244 (496 posts) - - Show Bio

@Strafe Prower said:

Isn't the team about stealth/assassination?

That was from Kyle's/Yost's run. The original X-force was more a militant version of X-men.

#14 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2841 posts) - - Show Bio

@Strafe Prower: thats what they're advertising themselves to be but they never were.

#15 Posted by DATNIGGA (1188 posts) - - Show Bio

I wanna see what they do with this

#16 Posted by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

He's gone "evil" enough times that it makes perfect sense. Especially with the Juggy powers on board.

#17 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rickbarry said:

I think it's the perfect place for him after all he's been through. He won't go to Westchester, Utopia is likely done and besides Colossus on a small team is always interesting. It's where we see him make the more 'grey' decisions that make him one of the more intriguing characters in the X-verse. I'm also excited to see him interact with Nathan.

It also doesn't hurt that he'll be away from Bendis and on a much small roster which equals more panel time.

@Strafe Prower: He's fit into the Recon team easily. Besides I've seen Logan's team get busted out on each mission they go on, lol.

I agree that at least Bendis won't be handling him and maybe we'll see more stories on him since the story focus on the characters was done so well in X-Force.

#18 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabbitearsblog: I'd rather have a guy that's new and hungry to put out a good product that the walking douche that is Brian Michael Bendis. *High fives?*

I'm surprised they're releasing another X-force title and even moreso at the roster. I dunno, it doesn't do a great deal for me, but that's likely because I'm not a huge Psylocke fan.

#19 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Rickbarry said:

@Rabbitearsblog: I'd rather have a guy that's new and hungry to put out a good product that the walking douche that is Brian Michael Bendis. *High fives?*

I'm surprised they're releasing another X-force title and even moreso at the roster. I dunno, it doesn't do a great deal for me, but that's likely because I'm not a huge Psylocke fan.

I wonder why they are releasing two X-Force titles.  Is it possible that all of the X-Men will soon join X-Force?
#20 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabbitearsblog: Nah. X-force has always been a somewhat smallish group of characters. We're going to see the majority of the remaining X-men in Legacy and All New X-men. I've no idea why there are two. I can only assume they're just trying to cash in on the existing Uncanny X-Force name.

Cable's X-Force story seems much more interesting as they're going to be on the run and rumbling with Avengers or anyone that gets in their way.

#21 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Rickbarry said:

@Rabbitearsblog: Nah. X-force has always been a somewhat smallish group of characters. We're going to see the majority of the remaining X-men in Legacy and All New X-men. I've no idea why there are two. I can only assume they're just trying to cash in on the existing Uncanny X-Force name.

Cable's X-Force story seems much more interesting as they're going to be on the run and rumbling with Avengers or anyone that gets in their way.

I wonder if this series will turn into a detective series where they try to find out who framed them, if that is the case of the story.
#22 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabbitearsblog: I do believe that's what Hopeless was saying in an interview last week. The only gripe I have with the book is the lack of female members, but I think he said there are one or two more come. I have the small hope of Boom Boom being on the team. Either way...they should stick a female interest the team for Petey. I'm tired of seeing Kitty living it up after burning him! How dare her!

#23 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't wait to see what Colossus would be like once he's on X-Force! Maybe they'll develop his character further (I hope).

#24 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabbitearsblog: You're not alone! Hopefully he has a better ending than the last time Larocca drew him. (It's when he killed himself. lol) Give me preview art, Marvel!

#25 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Rickbarry said:

@Rabbitearsblog: You're not alone! Hopefully he has a better ending than the last time Larocca drew him. (It's when he killed himself. lol) Give me preview art, Marvel!

I hope Colossus is not killed again.  His last death is still a bit too fresh for many fans.
#26 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabbitearsblog said:

@Rickbarry said:

@Rabbitearsblog: You're not alone! Hopefully he has a better ending than the last time Larocca drew him. (It's when he killed himself. lol) Give me preview art, Marvel!

I hope Colossus is not killed again. His last death is still a bit too fresh for many fans.

Silly, Rabbitears! The only person that can kill Colossus is Colossus!

#27 Edited by allthatsgeek (127 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rickbarry: Bazinga!

So in an interview or whatever teasing the new Cable and X-Force series, it was mentioned that each member was selected for his/her specific role. What do we think Piotr's will be? He can fly a plane now! (Seriously, he's gonna be the tank)

#28 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@allthatsgeek: Well...ok...if we go by Team Fortress 2 roles it'll be.

The Heavy: Petey

The Soldier: Cable

The Engineer: Forge

The Medic: Dr. Nemesis

The Scout: Domino

That's a good combo for face punchin'!

#29 Posted by allthatsgeek (127 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rickbarry: Needs more Pyro.

Hmmm, let's bring him back from the dead too!

#30 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@allthatsgeek: Pyro is dead? This is news to me!

#31 Posted by allthatsgeek (127 posts) - - Show Bio

If memory serves, he's been dead for quite some time, the legacy virus took him out. (unless I missed a resurrection?)

#32 Posted by soduh2 (865 posts) - - Show Bio

Is the X-force still affiliated with Cyclops?

#33 Posted by God_Spawn (37585 posts) - - Show Bio

@soduh2 said:

Is the X-force still affiliated with Cyclops?

Nope. Wolverine restarted it after it was disbanded unknown to Cyclops.

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#34 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn: Happily I doubt this X-force will have any association with Wolverine. Team future blue!

#35 Posted by soduh2 (865 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn said:

@soduh2 said:

Is the X-force still affiliated with Cyclops?

Nope. Wolverine restarted it after it was disbanded unknown to Cyclops.

I don't know, with Colossus and Cable as members it can go either way.

#36 Posted by God_Spawn (37585 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rickbarry: I was referring to current X-Force.

@soduh2: If you're talking specifically about Cable's I don't think any mention about it relating to Cyclops has been revealed.

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#37 Posted by Rickbarry (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

Seems Hope will be a player as well on Cable's team. I'm not sure how I feel about this.

#38 Posted by 244 (496 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn: Based from the ending of Avengers X-sanction, it seems Cable is on Cyclop's side. I mean, their enemies are the Avengers.

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