Who would you like to see in Hickman's Avengers?

With Marvel NOW coming up, I am ridiculously happy to say that Bendis is FINALLY off Avengers! THANK GOD. According to the solicits, Jonathan Hickman will be taking over the Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and hopefully he can undo some of the damage done during Bendis's absolutely unreadable run on the title. Personally, I would like to see the return of some classic Avengers like Black Panther or the Wasp(cause really it's about time they brought her back). I would also like to see Hickman use more B-list characters and get away from the "Bendis Belief"- the idea that a character is only good enough to be an Avenger if they're already being featured in three other books(I'm looking at you, Wolverine). I have high hopes for Hickman's run, and honestly we all know it will be better than anything Bendis ever wrote no matter what. So what about you guys? Who are you itching to see in the upcoming Avengers series?

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Edited by The_Tree

Characters I'd like to see on Hickman's Avengers include:

  • Black Panther
  • Hank Pym
  • Valkyrie
  • Red Hulk
  • Hawkeye
  • Songbird
  • Iron Fist
  • Vision
  • Iron Man
  • Spider-Man
  • Winter Soldier

Just to name a few.

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Posted by Gambit1024

Pym. Anyone else would be a bonus.

Posted by Blood1991

18 slots?

  • Captain America
  • Iron Man
  • Hawkeye
  • Spiderman
  • Storm
  • She Hulk
  • Black Panther
  • Ice Man
  • Songbird
  • Iron Fist
  • Beast
  • Valkryie
  • Psylocke
  • Hercules
  • Speedball
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Vision
  • War Machine
Posted by Illuminatus

A Thor that doesn't job incessantly.

Posted by Avengers_4everXX

@Gambit1024: I totally agree. I think the best thing that has happened to him recently was when he got to lead the Might Avengers. I'd like to see him finally get the respect he deserves as a founder

I would also really like to see Songbird finally become an Avenger

Posted by BushidoBlack

Black Panther. Given his new status and power up, him being on the team would be a no brainer. Hickman seems to like the character so he has a very good shot at being on the roster.

Posted by Gambit1024

@Avengers_4everXX said:

@Gambit1024: I totally agree. I think the best thing that has happened to him recently was when he got to lead the Might Avengers. I'd like to see him finally get the respect he deserves as a founder

I would also really like to see Songbird finally become an Avenger

Agreed on both accounts :)

If it had to be a roster of 18, my picks will be:

  • Captain America
  • Iron Man
  • Thor
  • Hank Pym
  • Ms. Marvel
  • Hawkeye
  • She-Hulk
  • Black Panther
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Dr. Strange
  • Spider-Man
  • Beast
  • Vision
  • Noh-Varr
  • Hercules
  • Valkyrie
  • Songbird (as a new recruit)
  • Rick Jones (as a new recruit)
Posted by Lvenger

@Illuminatus said:

A Thor that doesn't job incessantly.

JMS was the best thing to happen to modern Thor. After that it all went downhill.

Posted by Illuminatus
@Lvenger said:

@Illuminatus said:

A Thor that doesn't job incessantly.

JMS was the best thing to happen to modern Thor. After that it all went downhill.

I concur.
Posted by Mercy_

lol Thor

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Posted by MrArrogant
  • Captain America as leader
  • Iron Man
  • Thor
  • Hawkeye
  • Ant-Man (or giant man or whatever Hank's calling himself these days)
  • Hulk (red or green I really don't mind though leaning towards red)
  • Spider-man
  • Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)
  • Spider-Woman
  • Iron Fist
  • Doctor Strange
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Black Panther
  • Black Widow
  • Vision
  • Beast
  • Nova
  • Luke Cage

I believe that would fill the 18 character roster, not sure if they'll still have a "new avengers" team (I know the book's still going but really with that large a cast it could easily just spotlight other characters) so it's a mix of the old and new.

Posted by daredevil21134

Blade

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Posted by AgeofHurricane

Well, just as long as they weren't on the former Avengers roster (excluding: Quake, Novarh or h.e you spell his name, Vision and Storm) and we get some fresh-faces instead of overused cash-cows, i'm alright.

Posted by Night Thrasher

I would love to see Sersi and Black Knight return. Other than that, I don't care...Hickman's writing...I'm buying.

Posted by foolkiller1

MOON KNIGHT!!!! and hopefully photon

Posted by Nightcrawler23

9 Older Members:

Captain America

Iron Man

Thor

Hawkeye

Thing

Ant-Man

Spider-Woman

Spider-Man

Wolverine

And 9 new members (some new, some that have just been on extended leave):

Beast (hasn't been on the main team, anyway)

Scarlet Witch

Squirrel Girl

Quicksilver

Black Panther

Multiple Man

Alpha

Invisible Woman

Green Hulk

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Posted by PassionFlower

1. Cap

2 .Iron Man

3. Black Panther

4. Dr Strange

5. Captain Marvel

6. Valkyrie

7. Storm

8. Wasp (Jan)

9. Hulk (green)

10. Susan Storm

11. Thor

12. Hawkeye

13. Wanda

14. Luke Cage

15. Spider Woman

16. Winter Soldier

17. Black Widow

18. Moon Dragon

Posted by Mega_spidey01

vision

luke cage

black panther

spider-woman

black widow

cloak & dagger

blue marvel

ms. marvel

she-hulk

pulsar

Posted by knighthood

No disrespect, but I like the team Hickman assembled more than these wishlists.