Should Fantomex have his own series

#1 Posted by mv (1876 posts) - - Show Bio




I think it will be a good way for  more people to get to know him or add him in a series with a established character he seems  interesting.

#2 Posted by Vance Astro (91368 posts) - - Show Bio

I think so.I would read that.

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#3 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

From Daniel Way's X-Position the other day:

Any chance of Fantomex or any other Weapon Plus characters showing up in “Wolverine: Origins”?

Nuke. First issue. BOOM!

#4 Posted by King of the Iron Fist (58 posts) - - Show Bio

If Daniel Way is writing it though,I wouldn't read it.Way is a terrible writer.

#5 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (84704 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
" From Daniel Way's X-Position the other day:

Any chance of Fantomex or any other Weapon Plus characters showing up in “Wolverine: Origins”?

Nuke. First issue. BOOM!

"
F Nuke, we want Fantomex lol
#6 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL! Fair enough!  He comes across as a bit of an arse with some of his answers ;p

#7 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (84704 posts) - - Show Bio

Is that Loki pretending to be Wanda Maximoff in your avatar?

#8 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio
#9 Posted by Methias (437 posts) - - Show Bio

necro-post, but HELL AND YES.
 
Looking forward to picking up Dark Reign The List: Wolverine (hate buying something with his name on it) just because CC7 is in it.

#10 Posted by Akira Overdrive (10089 posts) - - Show Bio

CC7 is my idol.
#11 Posted by Stormultt (5317 posts) - - Show Bio

He need's it badly, i love him!
#12 Posted by wooodude1 (109 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sad that he never gets his own figure. Even his upcoming one hardly looks like the fantomex i love
I liked the marvel legends figure of him that was part of the vote. I voted for him, Warpath & Deadpool. Hasbro is coming out with two of those picks but not my number one choice.

 

#13 Posted by Green Skin (2932 posts) - - Show Bio
@wooodude1 said:
" I'm sad that he never gets his own figure. Even his upcoming one hardly looks like the fantomex i love
I liked the marvel legends figure of him that was part of the vote. I voted for him, Warpath & Deadpool. Hasbro is coming out with two of those picks but not my number one choice.

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So commission a customizer to make one for you.  Or just go to Ebay and search for 'custom Fantomex'.  I see people make him all the time.
#14 Posted by wooodude1 (109 posts) - - Show Bio
@Green Skin: I know but a cheaper legends one.  I've already got all of his appearances & a custom but i want to see how hasbro would do an official one.
#15 Posted by Hit_Monkey (961 posts) - - Show Bio

I know this thread's ancient but I would love to see a fantomex ongoing happen.

#16 Posted by fACEmelter88 (613 posts) - - Show Bio
@Hit_Monkey said:
" I know this thread's ancient but I would love to see a fantomex ongoing happen. "
Yea I really want to see more of Fantomex he is an interesting conundrum
#17 Posted by Mr. Dead Pool (2625 posts) - - Show Bio

(bad french accent) Oui, oui, he must have ze series!!!

#18 Posted by Autopsad (94 posts) - - Show Bio

Il devrait carrément avoir sa propre série !!!
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He should totally have its own series
 
 
Yeah I'm french, but not a thief :p

#19 Posted by IrishX (2467 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd love to see Fantomex get his own title. I usually prefer solo series and he's become one of my favorite characters during this X-Force run.

#20 Posted by ThexX (1576 posts) - - Show Bio

@IrishX said:

I'd love to see Fantomex get his own title. I usually prefer solo series and he's become one of my favorite characters during this X-Force run.

#21 Posted by Namtomex (102 posts) - - Show Bio

YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

#22 Posted by Billy Batson (58278 posts) - - Show Bio

Sure if you want it to last a few issues and then get cancelled.
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#23 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson said:

Sure if you want it to last a few issues and then get cancelled.
BB

This.

It'd be easier if he just got a miniseries.

#24 Posted by TDK_1997 (15086 posts) - - Show Bio

It is a good idea but I don't think that Marvel will find a good writer for the book.

#25 Posted by Namtomex (102 posts) - - Show Bio

@TDK_1997 said:

It is a good idea but I don't think that Marvel will find a good writer for the book.

I will write it!

#26 Posted by TDK_1997 (15086 posts) - - Show Bio

@Namtomex said:

@TDK_1997 said:

It is a good idea but I don't think that Marvel will find a good writer for the book.

I will write it!

:D

#27 Posted by Bluefox170 (387 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.

#28 Posted by RoboShark (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

I would love to see this happen, great character.

#29 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

I want a Psylocke & Fantomex mini! >.<

*keeps dreaming*

#30 Posted by Mercy_ (92997 posts) - - Show Bio
@ragdollpurps

I want a Psylocke & Fantomex mini! >.<

*keeps dreaming*

Yessssss
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#31 Posted by Billy Batson (58278 posts) - - Show Bio

@ragdollpurps said:

I want a Psylocke & Fantomex mini! >.<

*keeps dreaming*

Instead of their current ongoing? :p
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#32 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson: In addition to.... >.>

#34 Posted by batmannflash (6226 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes!

#35 Posted by Wolverine08 (45198 posts) - - Show Bio

He just got one. Fantomex MAX. Should be dope.

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#36 Posted by Extremis (3363 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait to check this out. Haven't read much on the character, should be cool!

#37 Edited by czerro (8 posts) - - Show Bio

I think they are saving his character. They know people like him, but haven't really evolved his backstory or defined his capabilities. Is he a telepath? There is equal information to argue either way. The suggestion that his power is not infact telepathic in nature, is the only worthwhile reason for this to have not been explored further, or to intentionally raise such doubts in the first place. Therefore, he is not a telepath. This would make him more OP than he already is. This suggests to me he is currently benched until his uniqueness can be better explored and the overpowered nature of his talents can really be tested on a grander scale.

I do have a theory though regarding his/EVA's abilities. First, they don't communicate telepathically. One of Fantomex's sweetest pieces of gear are the telepathy blocking plates. They are one of the few things about his character that have a defined limit (or rather no limit at all): impenetrable. If there was a 'hole' or 'backdoor' for him to communicate with EVA, other telepaths would have found it. I mean, they must imagine it's there, same as the reader that assumes they are communicating through telepathy. They can't find it, there is no 'hole'/'backdoor', Fantomex is not a telepath. Then what is going on?!

Well, let's investigate his two other primary powers, before I explain my theory that these are all facets of ONE power.

Misdirection. Occasionally, referred to as illusion for more natural dialogue, but more often than not the writing is very careful to differentiate this power from others. Misdirection. Misdirects. It's kinda clunky to refer to it that way. Is it sleight-of-hand? No, it's more than that. We know this, because it is intentionally written for the reader to understand this difference, just as it is intended that we understand it is neither magic or a telepathic force. Then what is it?!

His ability to instantly read people and powers. Some of this has been touched on as him simply being very clever, very experienced, and gifted with '3 brains', but is a dubious explanation for this power at best. One cannot INSTANTLY know a situation at the moment the situation materializes due to cleverness, experience, or brain-power. That's not cleverness, or experience, or indicative of super-intelligence which would still have to move from Point A to Point C through B regardless of how fast such cognition can take place. For Fantomex, it's more akin to Precognition. We will call this Insta-cognition. In any moment immediate to him (literally, in the same moment) he can make the cognitive jump from A to C bypassing B altogether. His instacognition also explains his third power which is his deft h2h/precision aiming.

Ok, now for the theory as to the secret of Fantomex's powers, or rather, EVA's powers: Quantum observation. Fantomex can communicate with EVA, seemingly telepathically, because their consciousnesses are quantum entangled. This was the state she created when she 'bonded' with him. It is also the reason he can instacognit a situation. EVA actually does this for him, but for intents and purposes, Fantomex and EVA are one and the same. While he can't see into the future, he is instinctually 'aware' of a finite number of infinite states at any particular instant (his 3 brains were probably a reason EVA chose him or he was chosen for her) and can react in a best-possible-outcome sort of way. He probably does not himself understand the nature of this ability, which is something that EVA would make sure of, as his conscious consideration\observation of these quantum states, effects the quantum states, and ultimately defeats the purpose of instacognition anyway.

Lastly, Misdirection, is really the ability to briefly force a nebulous quantum state by intense observation of an instant, and all possible instances of that instant, BEFORE it happens. Fantomex and EVA can literally manufacture reality. It seems to be quite taxing for them to do so, and as to how much reality bending/manufacturing they can really accomplish and on what sort of scale, amounts to little more than a convincing illusion once the switch is flipped back on, so to speak, and reality reasserts itself. His 'illusions' are not illusions at all. They indeed were real...you know...before they never happened :).

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