Or, the idea of Champions being based on the spy, mythic, horror, hero, and outcast characters of the Marvel U. --Previous Message--
: As many of you have probably read at
: Newsarama, Joey Q has spoken about our
: beloved Champions. Here's the quote. I diced
: it up for clarity and emphasis:
: JQ: Nope, not right now. Books like the
: Defenders and the Champions are always
: troublesome because at their core they donít
: really make sense,
: thereís no real theme behind the titles.
: The truth is that they were created because
: the Avengers did well so Marvel created some
: more super teams around the same idea.
: While arguably the names for the teams are
: brilliant, the core concepts have always
: been lacking and weak making them just
: watered down versions of what they were
: created to emulate, even the character mix
: was weird.
: Also, and of course time heals all wounds.
: The Defenders historically has never been a
: great selling book, and the Champions did
: even worse.
: I often have fans at cons asking for the
: return of the beloved Champions and
: meanwhile the book never lasted beyond 17
: issues, not what you would call a perennial
: Still, Iím always open to ideas using those
: What would you do to address JQ's points?
Or, the idea of Champions being based on the spy, mythic, horror, hero, and outcast characters of the Marvel U.
This website, its operator, and any content contained on this site relating to Champions of LA are not authorized by Marvel Comics. This site is not sponsored, approved or authorized by Marvel Comics. The opinions of this site are not necessarily those of Marvel Comics and this site is not an authoratative voice of the views of the Champions of LA and characters and situations as written by Marvel Comics. This site serves as a non-profit scholarly work which reviews, promotes, and documents the elements of The Champions. in comic books and other media during the 20th century and beyond. All ideas in this site are expressed as a continuation of thought covering the pop culture associated with The Champions of LA. These thoughts are not necessarily the ideas of Marvel Comics. Some illustrations and words are the creation of others that may or may not have appeared in other publications or websites. Their inclusion in this site is not intended as an infringement of their copyright in any way, but rather is done in the interest of documenting and reviewing pieces of pop culture "comic book" history. The Champions of LA, Angel, Black Widow, Iceman, Hercules, and Ghost Rider and other related properties and images are ÔŅĹ by Marvel Comics.
This Message Board owned and operated by Mitch Taylor (Irn12)