Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Purpose of Heroes

Hello, Marvel Writers!       “A man needs heroes.  He needs to believe in strength, nobility, and courage.  Otherwise we become sheep to be herded to the slaughterhouse of death.  I believe this.  I am a soldier.  I try to fight … Continue reading

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Poker – Gambit Style

Hello, Marvel Writers! Bonjour.  C’est la vie, as the French say.  And the Cajuns of Louisiana – which brings us to the next Marvel character under discussion here: Remy LeBeau, a.k.a. Gambit. The first introduction I had to Gambit was … Continue reading

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Song of the Mockingbird

Hello, Marvel Writers! Just out of curiosity, have you ever seen an actual mockingbird?  They’re very pretty birds about the size of the average man’s fist, and they have light brown-grey feathers.  Each wing has a white band across it, … Continue reading

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Cyclops and Wolverine

Hello, Marvel Writers! Round Five, people!  This time we go over to X-Men characters Cyclops and Wolverine.  So let’s start with the obvious question: why have these two polar opposites been switched? Cyclops has, recently, been turning from stalwart leader … Continue reading

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Fletching and Nocking

Hello, Marvel Writers! Time to roll up our sleeves and get to work, fellow writers! This letter has to do with the World’s Greatest Marksman: Hawkeye. First, the newest costume for the archer is great and a definite keeper, in … Continue reading

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The Art of Probability Manipulation

Hello, Marvel Writers! This time I am writing with questions about the Scarlet Witch.  As I once wrote before, so I question again: why did Wanda Maximoff lose her mind and attack the Avengers? I am fully aware that the … Continue reading

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Avengers Assemble – Sidekicks?!?

Hello, Marvel Writers! Here we go again.  This time, I am asking about the Young Avengers.  I have no problem with a team of teenagers styled (more or less) after the Avengers.  Kate Bishop and Patriot are very intriguing characters … Continue reading

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