Why the hell does Storm need to be with the Avengers???

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#1 Posted by madrid_san (1809 posts) - - Show Bio

Why???

#2 Posted by BlackArmor (6138 posts) - - Show Bio

Not to be "that guy" but...why not?
#3 Posted by Vance Astro (91554 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone can be an Avenger now. I wouldn't be surprise if in the future Lebron James was a member.

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#4 Posted by Pbott (210 posts) - - Show Bio

Ya im not liking everyone being an Avenger, but I love storm being one. Honestly she makes the most since out of all the X-men, a hell of alot more than Wolverine.

#5 Posted by madrid_san (1809 posts) - - Show Bio

Is Wolverine still gonna be with them? Is she still gonna be with Cyclops' team????

#6 Posted by Mercy_ (91943 posts) - - Show Bio

What did I miss? Since when is Storm an Avenger.

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#7 Posted by SC (13745 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Dark Huntress said:
What did I miss? Since when is Storm an Avenger.
 
Its a new development from news released today. Big cover image and everything. G-Man has a thread around here with details. Sorry about spoilers too BTW, but chances are you would have seen anyway, since its like.. getting hard not to. =(
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#8 Posted by SC (13745 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm alright with this personally. Beast, Wolverine have been Avengers. Jean was going to be. Storm is in Adventures. Plus to be that (other) guy, fictional characters. No character is needed anywhere. All done by writers discretion, story, or character ideas. 

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#9 Posted by Vance Astro (91554 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm fine with her being a member. I actually think this should have been done quite some time ago but the Avenger as a team have become such an abstract thing now that becoming a member isn't even an honor anymore. They just made DD a member after Shadowland and after saying no several times. They don't care anymore. Marvel just does whatever.

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#10 Posted by danhimself (22737 posts) - - Show Bio

@Pbott said:

Ya im not liking everyone being an Avenger, but I love storm being one. Honestly she makes the most since out of all the X-men, a hell of alot more than Wolverine.

Wolverine being an Avenger makes perfect sense....They needed someone like him on the team....basically because he would do whatever needed to be done to get the job done and isn't afraid to kill to do it....the Avengers didn't have anyone like that at the time

Honestly Storm being on the Avengers is redundant as long as Thor is a member....I'm not opposed to her being on the team....she's just not needed

#11 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

Earth's Mightiest Heroes... Storm is pretty mighty.

#12 Edited by Vance Astro (91554 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself said:

Honestly Storm being on the Avengers is redundant as long as Thor is a member....I'm not opposed to her being on the team....she's just not needed

I agree with this but the New Avengers to have Cage on the team and there are 3 other members on the team that pretty much have his abilities and more.
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#13 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13745 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

@Pbott said:

Ya im not liking everyone being an Avenger, but I love storm being one. Honestly she makes the most since out of all the X-men, a hell of alot more than Wolverine.

Wolverine being an Avenger makes perfect sense....They needed someone like him on the team....basically because he would do whatever needed to be done to get the job done and isn't afraid to kill to do it....the Avengers didn't have anyone like that at the time

Honestly Storm being on the Avengers is redundant as long as Thor is a member....I'm not opposed to her being on the team....she's just not needed

Thor isnt on the team any more.

#14 Posted by daredevil21134 (12954 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro said:

Anyone can be an Avenger now. I wouldn't be surprise if in the future Lebron James was a member.

lol

#15 Posted by crackerjack82 (2592 posts) - - Show Bio

see if they do this to open up face time for other in the x men books, but i know they wont, she will soon be in 18 books just like suckverine

#16 Posted by jhazzroucher (16965 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCrowbar said:

Earth's Mightiest Heroes... Storm is pretty mighty.

and beautiful,. : )

#17 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio
@jhazzroucher said:

@TheCrowbar said:

Earth's Mightiest Heroes... Storm is pretty mighty.

and beautiful,. : )

Do all Storm fans have to be that creepy? Is that a requirement of the fan club?
#18 Posted by jhazzroucher (16965 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCrowbar said:

@jhazzroucher said:

@TheCrowbar said:

Earth's Mightiest Heroes... Storm is pretty mighty.

and beautiful,. : )

Do all Storm fans have to be that creepy? Is that a requirement of the fan club?

nope. they're not creepy. they're just crazy. lol : )

#19 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio
@jhazzroucher
Lead Licker crazy.
#20 Posted by jhazzroucher (16965 posts) - - Show Bio

@madrid_san said:

Is Wolverine still gonna be with them? Is she still gonna be with Cyclops' team????

you ask her yourself, you are Cyclops right? hehehe. : )

@TheCrowbar said:

@jhazzroucher: Lead Licker crazy.

just kidding. some are crazy. some aren't.

#21 Posted by jubilee042 (1345 posts) - - Show Bio

cause she is awesome what more do u want

#22 Posted by Edgeworth_11 (4655 posts) - - Show Bio

I agree Avengers would allow anyone on the team. surprised someone like Hitmonkey is not with them yet.

#23 Posted by Baddamdog (2213 posts) - - Show Bio

Because the Avengers is a team for the most premier heroes, and Storm is as premier as it gets. I'm surprised it hasn't happened sooner tbh

#24 Posted by ReVamp (22885 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro said:

Anyone can be an Avenger now. I wouldn't be surprise if in the future Lebron James was a member.

LOL

I'll tell you why:

She doesn't

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#25 Posted by stambo42 (166 posts) - - Show Bio

I like her better there than with any X-team at this point. With all her gripes over X-Force, I don't think she should want any more to do with Cyclops than she does with Wolverine. I think someone like her being on the Avengers would also be really good publicity for Mutantkind.

#26 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro said:

Anyone can be an Avenger now. I wouldn't be surprise if in the future Lebron James was a member.

This.

#27 Posted by LordOfAllHumans (4631 posts) - - Show Bio
@stambo42 said:

I like her better there than with any X-team at this point. With all her gripes over X-Force, I don't think she should want any more to do with Cyclops than she does with Wolverine. I think someone like her being on the Avengers would also be really good publicity for Mutantkind.

They already have Beast, as far as I know you don't lose membership and during Revolution he was still recognized as an Avenger and thus a celebrity.
#28 Posted by papad1992 (6793 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe Marvel is trying to amp up readers to come read Marvel instead of the new DC so they decided to start doing some drastic changes!

#29 Posted by fACEmelter88 (598 posts) - - Show Bio

Why not? Wolverine is on like 5 teams

#30 Posted by ssejllenrad (12790 posts) - - Show Bio

Cause Cykes sent her there to spy on Wolverine! >:D

#31 Posted by THUNDERBOLT30 (11081 posts) - - Show Bio
@jubilee042 said:


                   

cause she is awesome what more do u want



                   

               

QFT :-)
#32 Posted by joshmightbe (24819 posts) - - Show Bio

Everybody gets to be an Avenger for proof of this see D-man

#33 Edited by stambo42 (166 posts) - - Show Bio

@LordOfAllHumans said:

@stambo42 said:

I like her better there than with any X-team at this point. With all her gripes over X-Force, I don't think she should want any more to do with Cyclops than she does with Wolverine. I think someone like her being on the Avengers would also be really good publicity for Mutantkind.

They already have Beast, as far as I know you don't lose membership and during Revolution he was still recognized as an Avenger and thus a celebrity.

True, but I think both her appearance and her personality reach a different audience as an ambassador... together they raise awareness for the diversity of the Mutant community. No matter how charming, down to earth, and well spoken you are, some people are never going to get over the blue fur. She's got the whole Royalty/ Goddess thing going for her, though I don't imagine her being nearly as relatable in an interview.

#34 Posted by LordOfAllHumans (4631 posts) - - Show Bio
@stambo42 said:

@LordOfAllHumans said:

@stambo42 said:

I like her better there than with any X-team at this point. With all her gripes over X-Force, I don't think she should want any more to do with Cyclops than she does with Wolverine. I think someone like her being on the Avengers would also be really good publicity for Mutantkind.

They already have Beast, as far as I know you don't lose membership and during Revolution he was still recognized as an Avenger and thus a celebrity.

True, but I think both her appearance and her personality reach a different audience as an ambassador... together they raise awareness for the diversity of the Mutant community. No matter how charming, down to earth, and well spoken you are, some people are never going to get over the blue fur. She's got the whole Royalty/ Goddess thing going for her, though I don't imagine her being nearly as relatable in an interview.

She doesn't raise a diversity issue,  if anything she would remind humans how beautiful people like her can be mutants and hide among them.  Xavier, Jean and Emma took the role as ambassadors for mutant kind and all people saw was regular looking people that were mutants, it just didn't work.  People won't see her as a goddess, only the tribes she lived with thought of her as that because they did not know what a mutant was, and Thor is a real god and a prince so they have already covered that aspect in Avengers.  Beast was inhuman looking and at the same time a scholar and very charming, most people that hate mutants don't hate Beast as much because he was an Avenger and as inhuman as he looks, he is still very human in nature.  Same with Wanda she was a mutant, but she was an Avenger so human/mutant relations didn't affect her like it did the non-Avenger mutants.  There is an example used in Generation X, when Skin saved a bunch of people on a boat from one of Dark Beasts minions (Fever Pitch), they were at first hesitant when they thought he was a mutant, when he lied and said he was bitten by a radioactive elephant they were fine with him saving them.
#35 Edited by HexThis (959 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm in favor of it. Storm doesn't need this nonsense with Wolverine and Cyclops. Did you know back in the day she declawed Wolverine when Mystique's Brotherhood was attacking the white house? She told him to keep those damn claws in his wrists and only to pop them out when it was 100% necessary and you know what? He obeyed! Then she kicked the crap out of Cyclops when he got all entitled and thought he should overtake the X-men.

But Storm isn't appreciated amongst the X-men any more, they seem to have forgotten that she was the one they looked to as a leader. It makes sense she would take a position with a group where she may just be viewed as a valuable asset and not the resident weather witch.

#36 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29515 posts) - - Show Bio

CUZ SHE DA GODDEZZZ

#37 Posted by Mercy_ (91943 posts) - - Show Bio

@jhazzroucher said:

@TheCrowbar said:

@jhazzroucher said:

@TheCrowbar said:

Earth's Mightiest Heroes... Storm is pretty mighty.

and beautiful,. : )

Do all Storm fans have to be that creepy? Is that a requirement of the fan club?

nope. they're not creepy. they're just crazy. lol : )

TRUER WORDS WERE NEVER SPOKEN.

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#38 Posted by PowerHerc (85517 posts) - - Show Bio

Like someone else posted earlier; These days anyone can be an Avenger.

That includes Storm, too.

#39 Posted by sesquipedalophobe (4782 posts) - - Show Bio

Storm fans are just comic hipsters who liked certain characters years before everyone else. Still, it's somewhat creepy when people refer to her as a goddess.

#40 Posted by stambo42 (166 posts) - - Show Bio

@LordOfAllHumans: @LordOfAllHumans said:

@stambo42 said:

@LordOfAllHumans said:

@stambo42 said:

I like her better there than with any X-team at this point. With all her gripes over X-Force, I don't think she should want any more to do with Cyclops than she does with Wolverine. I think someone like her being on the Avengers would also be really good publicity for Mutantkind.

They already have Beast, as far as I know you don't lose membership and during Revolution he was still recognized as an Avenger and thus a celebrity.

True, but I think both her appearance and her personality reach a different audience as an ambassador... together they raise awareness for the diversity of the Mutant community. No matter how charming, down to earth, and well spoken you are, some people are never going to get over the blue fur. She's got the whole Royalty/ Goddess thing going for her, though I don't imagine her being nearly as relatable in an interview.

She doesn't raise a diversity issue, if anything she would remind humans how beautiful people like her can be mutants and hide among them. Xavier, Jean and Emma took the role as ambassadors for mutant kind and all people saw was regular looking people that were mutants, it just didn't work. People won't see her as a goddess, only the tribes she lived with thought of her as that because they did not know what a mutant was, and Thor is a real god and a prince so they have already covered that aspect in Avengers. Beast was inhuman looking and at the same time a scholar and very charming, most people that hate mutants don't hate Beast as much because he was an Avenger and as inhuman as he looks, he is still very human in nature. Same with Wanda she was a mutant, but she was an Avenger so human/mutant relations didn't affect her like it did the non-Avenger mutants. There is an example used in Generation X, when Skin saved a bunch of people on a boat from one of Dark Beasts minions (Fever Pitch), they were at first hesitant when they thought he was a mutant, when he lied and said he was bitten by a radioactive elephant they were fine with him saving them.

Her hair is stark white, her eyes are blue and at least the way I see her as being portrayed, she always has a sort of other-worldliness to her. Even if her hair was dark and her eyes brown, she'd stand out like a sore thumb in a room, feeling the weather as an extension of your being would tend to do that to you. I wan't using the term Goddess literally, rather I was describing how she holds herself, whether intends it or not. Sublime, I think is the key word. There is terror in the sublime, but it is very hard to hate. When it comes to Charles, Jean and Emma, their success or failures as ambassadors really depend on who's writing them and towards what ends. They've had good days and bad days and days they almost accidentally destroy the world and/or universe. Also, all three of the characters you mention can peer inside your head, and rewire your personality if they feel like it. On a basic level, that is way more violating and terrifying than being struck by lighting or hit with a hurricane. If those three have failed, this might have something to do with it. If they ever truly succeeded, it also would kill the premise of the books, so I don't think you can hold that against them. It is certainly true that with Thor around she's kind of redundant power-wise... but in terms of him being a God and a prince, that does nothing fro the mutant cause because he's not a mutant. I've never suggested that she in any way replaces Hank, something you seem to be reacting against. Far from it. I just think they compliment each other well, and as Avengers can help promote a more positive image for mutantkind. So long as Ororo doesn't go crazy and start rewriting the fabric of reality... or something silly like that. (Even before that Wanda was a founding member of the Brotherhood... and her father's daughter. If she wasn't affected by human/mutant issues I think it has way more to do with writers not wanting to tackle those issues in the Avengers title than anything else. Really, she's got it coming.)

Skin? I miss Skin. What a great character.

#41 Posted by jhazzroucher (16965 posts) - - Show Bio

Ororo Munroe is the most accurate and the most exact definition of AWESOMENESS!

#42 Posted by Mr. Mercury (19649 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's about time. I always thought she was a member at one point. Besides, I would choose her as an Avenger before Wolverine or Beast. I don't get the problem with it.

#43 Posted by jhazzroucher (16965 posts) - - Show Bio

@lykopis said:

Storm definitely deserves to be an Avenger. Absolutely. It's about time actually - My only beef is that it took them long enough to bring her into the fold.

agreed. And did Marvel choose her to become an Avenger or did Bendis chose her?

#44 Posted by Edgeworth_11 (4655 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont know why people are buttering up the Avengers like it is some privilidge. Oh, ya, maybe cuz Marvel are trying to cash in on them (movies) and need some X-men (Wolverine, Beast and now Storm) to appeal to the X-men fans. Well, not this one.

#45 Posted by Vance Astro (91554 posts) - - Show Bio

Storm doesn't NEED to be with the Avengers. It would be a better idea if it wasn't for the crappy timing.

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#46 Posted by unicornpuncher (413 posts) - - Show Bio

I think all this double duty between the avengers and x-men is starting to get on my nerves. I didnt mind adjectiveless x-men for the X Universe to cross over with the rest of the Marvel U on a regular basis, but the Avengers need to lay off stealing X-men.

#47 Posted by Edgeworth_11 (4655 posts) - - Show Bio

Avengers need to lay off stealing X-men.

#48 Posted by War Killer (20344 posts) - - Show Bio

The Avengers are known for their constant roster changes, not to mention that since the very beginning they had Mutants on their team with Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch. As I am with Beast or Wolverine, I don't see anything wrong with Storm (or any X-Men) joining the ranks of Earth's Mightiest Heroes; I do agree though that it does feel a bit random, not to mention they do already have Thor and last time I checked Wolverine was still going to be n the team post-Fear Itself...as far as the most recent covers show that is, so I don't see why they need to TWO X-Men randomly on the team.
 
But one thing I like about this is now anyone who brings the whole "How is Wolverine be EVERYWHERE" argument have to take Storm in consideration as she is with Scott's X-Men in California and is now also on The Avengers in New York.

#49 Posted by Edgeworth_11 (4655 posts) - - Show Bio

But Storm isn't on X-FOrce, New Avengers and her own solo series and one shots. Don't get me wrong, I love Logan, but if he wants to run a school, the writers need to realize he has a school to run. It's just a tactic Marvel is using to get X-men readers to pick up Avengers as well. Storm, Beast and Logan might be doing double duty, but they are always X-men.

#50 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7307 posts) - - Show Bio

It's about bloody time.

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