x-men: hint of a jean grey return

#1 Edited by HopesummersFORtheFUTURE (3872 posts) - - Show Bio

Monday, July 2, 2012

The Return of Jean Grey or Just Another Tease?

I normally don't blog when Marvel gives fans their weekly enema of teasers.But this is one teaser that's hit comic fans like rocket powered dildo up the ass. It's triggered confusion, dread, elation, relief, indifference, and drinking. Okay, that last one can really be caused by anything, but you get the idea. This time shit is serious. Marvel finally appears to have done it. They've dropped the J-bomb. By that I mean Jean Grey. Once again, they're teasing her return courtesy of an article in Entertainment Weekly of all places.

Comic Con: Jean Grey Returning? EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW

It doesn't appear to be photoshopped or hacked from Joe Quesada's Iphone. The story was also picked up by CBR, Newsarama, and Bleeding Cool. The conspiracy theory in me wants to say they're in on the ruse along with the Illuminati, but this clearly cropped picture is the first time Marvel has been this overt about Jean Grey. The exact text of the article is equally compelling.

This week, Entertainment Weekly‘s Comic-Con issue will prepare you for the geek event of the year with an in-depth look at a whole host of movies and TV shows. But what’s Comic-Con without comic books? €™s why EW is excited to reveal an exclusive first look at an upcoming initiative by Marvel Comics that will build off the current Avengers vs. X-Men crossover and radically alter the Marvel Universe as you know it. For now, we just want to tease you with a first look at an exclusive piece of art by Marvel CEO Joe Quesada.

To answer your questions: Yes, this is Jean Grey — as in, the Jean Grey who’s been absent from Marvel Comics ever since dying for a second time back in the mid-’00s. And yes, she is modeling her vintage blue-and-yellow X-Men outfit from her Marvel Girl days. Does this mean that the fan-favorite character is finally returning? We can only confirm that her presence in the Marvel Universe will not be imaginary. This will not be part of the Ultimate line-up. She will not be a zombie hologram, like Shard on X-Factor. What could this all mean? Check back tomorrow, when all the secrets will be revealed. (Or some of them, anyhow.)

Could they finally have sobered up? Does this mean I'll have to find something else to rant about on this blog? Comic Con is in two weeks and I'll probably be passed out in a brothel in Tijuana for most of the time, but this may be were fans get their first insight into the post Avengers vs. X-men world. Marvel has a history of hyping up the aftermath of an event almost as much as the event itself. It usually all boils down to the tagline, "Everything will change." Everything changes with each issue in a comic book series, but there's change and then there's smashingly huge change. This may be the latter.

This week, Entertainment Weekly‘s Comic-Con issue will prepare you for the geek event of the year with an in-depth look at a whole host of movies and TV shows. But what’s Comic-Con without comic books? (Nothing but “-Con.” Look at that lonely hyphen!) That’s why EW is excited to reveal an exclusive first look at an upcoming initiative by Marvel Comics that will build off the current Avengers vs. X-Men crossover and radically alter the Marvel Universe as you know it. For now, we just want to tease you with a first look at an exclusive piece of art by Marvel CEO Joe Quesada.

To answer your questions: Yes, this is Jean Grey — as in, the Jean Grey who’s been absent from Marvel Comics ever since dying for a second time back in the mid-’00s. And yes, she is modeling her vintage blue-and-yellow X-Men outfit from her Marvel Girl days. Does this mean that the fan-favorite character is finally returning? We can only confirm that her presence in the Marvel Universe will not be imaginary. This will not be part of the Ultimate line-up. She will not be a zombie hologram, like Shard on X-Factor. What could this all mean? Check back tomorrow, when all the secrets will be revealed. (Or some of them, anyhow.)

WHAT DO YOU THINK???

#2 Posted by Hareil0079 (429 posts) - - Show Bio

She'll be back but it's an alternate reality Jean Grey

#3 Posted by HopesummersFORtheFUTURE (3872 posts) - - Show Bio

@Hareil0079 said:

She'll be back but it's an alternate reality Jean Grey

maybe its AoA jean but i dont like her

#4 Posted by Hareil0079 (429 posts) - - Show Bio

@HopesummersFORtheFUTURE said:

@Hareil0079 said:

She'll be back but it's an alternate reality Jean Grey

maybe its AoA jean but i dont like her

AoA jean is depowered, this ver of jean is powered and comes from a reality where you Have Sam Fury head of SHeild cable with an eye patch and still with the techno virus, and rocket racoon is on the team as well with the hulk.

#5 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

AVX is just a plot device to bring Jean back again

#6 Posted by HopesummersFORtheFUTURE (3872 posts) - - Show Bio

@menaceforever said:

AVX is just a plot device to bring Jean back again

agreed...i say no more events....lol

#7 Posted by tahmidk (283 posts) - - Show Bio

@HopesummersFORtheFUTURE said:

@menaceforever said:

AVX is just a plot device to bring Jean back again

agreed...i say no more events....lol

but i like avx.... besides jean already came back as moon dust in issue 6 remember?

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