It was almost as you described. I loved that team, but I think the Champions should be about the genre thing. :-) --Previous Message--
: But were'nt the Heroes for Hire more mercenary
: with darker stories?
: --Previous Message--
: Heroes for Hire.
: I still prefer the genre thing, maybe even
: separate adventures for each and bring them
: back at the end of each story, like the
: original JSA stories.
: --Previous Message--
: Here's I catagorize the Marvel U as far as
: teams go: Avengers: The big guns. They
: take on the high profile threats.
: Fantastic Four: The explorers. They deal
: with threats they need more brains to deal
: with than brawn.
: X-Men: The outcasts. They deal with
: threats to and from the mutant world.
: Defenders: The dark heroes. They deal with
: supernatural threats.
: OK, now for...
: THE CHAMPIONS: The media-friendly celebrity
: heroes for hire. It's hard to hold down a
: full time job AND be a superhero, right?
: The CHAMPIONS want to be heroes and make a
: living at it as well. (They can't all be
: goverment sponsored supergroups. How do the
: X-Men pay their bills, anyway?) Therefore
: they're open for full corporate sponsorship.
: (ie Logo's on the Quinjet). Of course they
: would donate their 'services' for non-profit
: causes as well.
: I'd like to see,
: Alex Power (from Power Pack)
: Julie Power (from Power Pack)
: Plus a rotating group of heroes from young
: unexperienced ones to the washed up ones
: trying to make a comeback. They could also
: interview/audition former two-bit villians
: who are trying to turn over a new leaf.
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It was almost as you described. I loved that team, but I think the Champions should be about the genre thing. :-)
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