By LordRequiem 23 Comments
Unlike many of comic fandom, ye made up words a plenty, I tend to favour the super-powerful characters, not gods, because the nature in which they operate next to lower level, lesser beings always intrigues me. And at present it seems the few I have enjoyed seem to be currently deceased with not much sign of return any time soon. So I have a small list of ones that I wish to see come back and perhaps be written a little differently but in keeping with their original powersets. I must warn you though, it seems that, unfortunately, some have become attached with a stigma by comic book fans, and most wish to see these stay dead. One in particular. See if you can guess which one. *Also bear in mind the information is only gathered from what I've read, I am by no means an expert on any of these characters.*
Firstly Genis-Vell a.k.a Photon, which I believe was his last moniker before his demise, was extremely powerful and towards the end was able to reshape reality and had awesome cosmic awareness and a plethora of other cool powers until Zemo scattered his remains in the darkforce dimension so he couldn't be pieced together again (bummer). Reason for this one is I have a Marvel Encyclopedia which shows an amazing picture of him as Photon, a picture which I cannot find anywhere else, and for me it's one of the best looking superheroes I've ever seen. Personal preference obviously.
Secondly, Gabriel Summers a.k.a Vulcan/Emporer Vulcan etc. I like that after the Deadly Genesis storyline he left for space and was amazingly well endowed, power wise, significantly more so than his brethrin curiosly enough and at one point he had the powers of reactive adaptation from Darwin, time manipulation from Sway and geokinesis from Petra. Personally I believe he should have kept these attributes rather than them just fizzle out or disappear which seems to be the case. Anywho he discovered he could manipulate all forms of energy even the quantum magic of Adam Warlock, mighty impressive. The whole megalomaniac thing for the youngest of the three Summers brothers didn't really do it for me anyways I have found recently that Black Bolt (excellent character) is returning so does this mean his adversayr can also. My logic applies on the basis that the T-Bomb 'killed' them both, so if one can come back surely the other can to. Of course it remains to be seen as to how BB has re-emerged.
Thirdly Robert Reynolds a.k.a Sentry. With the power of a million exploding suns, light manipulation, psychic powers and so forth he is still one of my favourite comicbook characters, probably my number one actually. And I'm not going to say anything about a Superman copy because I do not believe this to be true. Right up until his origins were changed to the drug using, molecule man-esque (power wise) coward that dark avengers and siege made him out to be I loved him. I seriously dislike what was done to him, and felt he was never used properly or effectively. I liked the notion that for every good action he did the void as created by mastermind (which is how I prefer to see it) performed an equally devious act and the Saga of the Sentry. I don't think he was ever written well because there are so many conflicting versions and the whole he knew fantastic four from the silver age or whatever was a touch over the top but nonetheless I want him back and written properly. Perhaps he'd be better suited to a space travelling story rather than an earth bound one. And as he can reform I hope he returns soon, presented in a different light.
Finally, for balance I shall mention a DC character, to which I must confess am a lot less learned than the others but still very interested to see them come back. Joshua Saunders a.k.a Takion, whom I believe to be Avatar to the Source or sometihng along those lines, as such massively powerful and somewhat related to the New Gods and Highfather, who created him. A shame to see him killed along with the New Gods by the Infiniyy man who I know nothing about what-so-ever.
I needed to get that off my chest, and kudos to you if you managed to read this far without boredom seeping in. Until next time.