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, : : Justice : Firestar : Hercules : She-Hulk : Alex Power (from Power Pack) : Julie Power (from Power Pack) : Giant-Man : Tigra : : 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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