Anyone else kind of excited for Legion?

#1 Posted by Tyleski (6 posts) - - Show Bio

So, this is probably pure nostalgia but when I saw that Legion will be joining the fight I got a little excited. 
 
Caveat, the only Legion story I've read was "Legion Quest". This is the first story arc I had to go to cons to pick up the books, so I guess I'm tainted by memories on this one (probably why I actually dig the Onslaught Saga - the story, not the art or all the blasted "tie-ins"). 
 
So while I go zip over to the Legion page here to do some research, what are your thoughts on the demented love child's return? Does he redeem himself? Does he leave and fight X-Man in a battle of the Omegas? Does he hate Scott for seemingly usurping Charles?

#2 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Tyleski: I am excited to see Magneto fight as well.  Imagine Apoc. and Exodus joining the brawl. 
#3 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Tyleski:
New Mutants #14
#4 Posted by ComicMan24 (147021 posts) - - Show Bio

Who knows, maybe Legion will join the X-Men in the future. Since Magneto could.
#5 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@ComicMan24: X-Man, Magneto and Legion. What a powerful team up.  
Boy, Apocalypse is in trouble. 
#6 Posted by ComicMan24 (147021 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame:
That is a massacre not trouble.
#7 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@ComicMan24: Yeah. 
#8 Posted by RavenDark (792 posts) - - Show Bio

Do not mess with the Son of X!

#9 Posted by eldestrisk (623 posts) - - Show Bio

This was an excellent decision. =) Exodus should definitely join the fight too. That would we an interesting team-up.

#10 Posted by thetitan0 (842 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame said:
" @Tyleski:
New Mutants #14
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legion is one of my fav. characters and i hope he survives second coming. the only thing is the only person who draws him good is finch. otherwise he looks like crap.
#11 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio

I feel like he's being set up to do something anti-climactic, considering Hope's supposed to be the most powerful player on the board.

#12 Posted by Tyleski (6 posts) - - Show Bio

Let's be real, is there enough time to jam all of this in before the end of the crossover? I think not. 
 
By the way, this may have been covered somewhere else, but wouldn't it be better to have a stand alone issue of the modified X-Force team in the future and have the "present day" X-Men dealing with their threat? Or is this a little too similar to "Messiah War", "Cable, vol 3", etc?

#13 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Korg said:
 to be the most powerful player on the board. "
Not yet. 
 
@eldestrisk said:
" This was an excellent decision. =) Exodus should definitely join the fight too. That would we an interesting team-up. "

Exodus is on a pilgrimage. He won´t be around.
#14 Posted by Korg (11931 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame said:
"Not yet."
Hence "supposed to be".
#15 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@RavenDark said:
" Do not mess with the Son of X! "
He should take on the role of the leader of the X-Men that his legacy after all
#16 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Korg said:
" @Edamame said:
"Not yet."
Hence "supposed to be". "
HE HE. Alright.
#17 Posted by KumoriKunoichi (588 posts) - - Show Bio

Two Words: I'm Stoked

#18 Posted by Jake Fury (17928 posts) - - Show Bio

 
I'm not entirely sure he won't try to kill the X-Men. 

#19 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury: He´ll try to kill Magneto again. LOL
#20 Posted by KumoriKunoichi (588 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm stoked

#21 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio

Legion might end up killing Magneto.  LOL

#22 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame:  Why? Xavier and Magneto now have a good relationship compare to in the 90s
#23 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Leliel said:
" @Edamame:  Why? Xavier and Magneto now have a good relationship compare to in the 90s "
It was a joke. Have you read AOA?
#24 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame:  Yes I read all of AOA and love it, but I believe that was a moment when Legion was still young reckless and way out of control, now his just 'immature' like before but without the reckless his more willing to do the right thing like in the past
#25 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Leliel: I was disappointed with Legion's debut in Second Coming, to be honest. 
#26 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame said:
" @Leliel: I was disappointed with Legion's debut in Second Coming, to be honest.  "
It was a 'blink & you've missed it' cameo.  I don't know why they bothered to resurrect Legion.  They obviously don't know what to do with him.  No-one's even bothered to explain HOW he's come back from the dead or why he has more personalities in his head than there are mutants left on Earth-616.  Such a waste.
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#27 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
" @Edamame said:
" @Leliel: I was disappointed with Legion's debut in Second Coming, to be honest.  "
It was a 'blink & you've missed it' cameo.  I don't know why they bothered to resurrect Legion.  They obviously don't know what to do with him.  No-one's even bothered to explain HOW he's come back from the dead or why he has more personalities in his head than there are mutants left on Earth-616.  Such a waste. "
I completely agree. Legion only was in the comics for like 5 pages.  He only took down two Nimrods. It was rather preposterous.  
 
I feel like the first half of Second Coming was the better part. The only good part of the last half of Second Coming was the last X-Force issue. My opinion though.
#28 Posted by Mutant God (2999 posts) - - Show Bio

They should turn him into like Hope's rival/arch nemesis or something.

#29 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God said:
" They should turn him into like Hope's rival/arch nemesis or something. "
Or X-Man.
#30 Posted by Mutant God (2999 posts) - - Show Bio

I was thinking of Hope because they both have a vast amount of powers and everybody, including Xavier, treats her like a messiah and treat him like a criminal/weapon
#31 Posted by rightprice (331 posts) - - Show Bio

Did Legion run off or flee after destroying those two Nimrods or was what happened with him next never addressed?  

#32 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@rightprice said:
" Did Legion run off or flee after destroying those two Nimrods or was what happened with him next never addressed?   "
I don't think that this was addressed. We have never seen him since. 
#33 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame said:
" @xerox-kitty said:
" @Edamame said:
" @Leliel: I was disappointed with Legion's debut in Second Coming, to be honest.  "
It was a 'blink & you've missed it' cameo.  I don't know why they bothered to resurrect Legion.  They obviously don't know what to do with him.  No-one's even bothered to explain HOW he's come back from the dead or why he has more personalities in his head than there are mutants left on Earth-616.  Such a waste. "
I completely agree. Legion only was in the comics for like 5 pages.  He only took down two Nimrods. It was rather preposterous.    I feel like the first half of Second Coming was the better part. The only good part of the last half of Second Coming was the last X-Force issue. My opinion though. "
He need to cut his hair and get straighten up his the future leader of the X-Men as Xavier's only descendant 
#34 Posted by Edamame (28016 posts) - - Show Bio
@Leliel said:
He need to cut his hair and get straighten up his the future leader of the X-Men as Xavier's only descendant  "
LOL.
 
Visit the barber?
#35 Posted by Leliel (1452 posts) - - Show Bio
@Edamame said:
" @Leliel said:
He need to cut his hair and get straighten up his the future leader of the X-Men as Xavier's only descendant  "
LOL.  Visit the barber? "
someone please the character exist this long without any changes his being the insane multi-personality kid of Xavier forever
#36 Posted by Argantyr (245 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol, boy is Cyclops face gonna be red when someone finally asks "So...where IS Legion?" and he realizes he forgot all about it.

#37 Posted by Metatron_Da_Don (1037 posts) - - Show Bio
@Argantyr said:
" Lol, boy is Cyclops face gonna be red when someone finally asks "So...where IS Legion?" and he realizes he forgot all about it. "
#38 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio

New Mutants #21
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