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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #120 on: February 7, 2012, 05:31 PM »
Kevin Feige also mentioned that the Kree aren't in the mix, either.  Apparently someone had been hypothesizing about a Kree-Skrull war that spills over to Earth.  This apparently isn't in the mix.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #121 on: February 11, 2012, 09:50 AM »
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #122 on: February 12, 2012, 02:32 PM »
Nice, now we're robbing from other comic franchises?

SKRULLS = FANTASTIC FOUR

C'mon people! Is it really SO hard to find a compelling adversary from the hundreds of Avengers comics they have to draw from?
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #123 on: February 12, 2012, 03:49 PM »
Well, the Kree Skrull War arc is considered by many to be one of the greatest Avengers stories ever

I personally would have liked to have them kept with the Hulk/Loki thing and have Wasp and Doc Pym instead of Black Widow and Hawkeye so they could get to a Ultron/Vision.  Although Vision would probably be a immobile Supercomputer or something lame

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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #124 on: February 12, 2012, 04:05 PM »
I Think it's already been covered in this thread, but I'm with Scott.  The Skrulls a big part of Avengers history, both past and present.  The Skrull invasion of Earth a few years ago was mainly an Avengers storyline, with Yellowjacket turning out to be a Skrull, finding out Mockingbird (thought deceased) was really a Skrull, The Skrull invasion resulting in the death of the Wasp, Iron Man being fired as Security Director and head of SHEILD because of the Skrulls, the end of the Skrull invasion resulting in the formation of the Dark Avengers...they have been far more involved with the Avengers lately than with the FF.  And yeah, the old Kree/Skrull war was a big chapter in Avengers history (and a great story available in trade if you haven't read it).
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #125 on: February 12, 2012, 04:13 PM »
It's pretty obvious they're using the first Ultimates books as the basis for this movie.  In series 1, the Skrulls invade.  In series 2, Loki leads an invasion.  Seems like a marriage of the two.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #126 on: February 13, 2012, 12:22 AM »
It's pretty obvious they're using the first Ultimates books as the basis for this movie.  In series 1, the Skrulls invade.  In series 2, Loki leads an invasion.  Seems like a marriage of the two.

Yeah, but if that were true then Hawkeye wouldn't have his purple costu....er, okay but then Nick Fury would blac...Hmn.  Guess so.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #127 on: February 13, 2012, 09:29 AM »
BTW, the Skrulls were referred to as "Chitauri" in the Ultimates books, so Feige has something of an out for his comments.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #128 on: February 22, 2012, 08:34 AM »
A couple new Avengers photos

I gotta say - the Cap costume is starting to grow on me.  I'm not 100% sold... something about the helmet looks off... but it's not a train wreck.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #129 on: February 22, 2012, 09:55 AM »
Yeah, these new photos of Cap aren't as bad as I orignially thought.  I didn't like the new uniform from the start but it may not actually be that bad.  The helmet, though?  I still don't know about that.

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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #130 on: February 22, 2012, 11:44 AM »
I wasn't a fan of the new Cap uniform as much, too.  I thought the original uni was actually pretty awesome.  But seeing it in context now, it seems to work.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #131 on: February 22, 2012, 01:05 PM »
I don't mind the helmet.  The spandex head-gear might work for spiderman or the X-Men as a way to protect your identity, but it's common knowledge who most of the Avengers are and half the team doesn't wear headgear.  The only rationale for Cap putting something on his head is added protection, in which case a helmet probably makes more sense. 
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #132 on: February 23, 2012, 10:55 PM »
Just don't see myself worrying about Cap's lid when there's something better to look at right beside him.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #133 on: February 23, 2012, 11:03 PM »
Just don't see myself worrying about Cap's lid when there's something better to look at right beside him.

You must really like Hawkeye.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #134 on: February 28, 2012, 08:39 PM »
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