Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Batman and The Scarlet Witch



Here is one character for whom I feel a great disservice has been done. I used to love the Scarlet Witch and her appearances in The Avengers. I thought her relationship with The Vision was one of the cooler match ups in comics and she had a broader appeal with her ties to the mutant side of the Marvel Universe with Magneto and Quicksilver. In later years, writers seemed to opt to put her through the wringer though - first eliminating her children, then driving her mad hand having her kill fellow Avengers, reshaping the world in her image, and de-mutantizing the planet. The last time I thought I saw her, it turned out to be Loki in disguise. I am not sure of her status now, but I hope some writer can find a way to give her a little respect.

4 comments:

John said...

Two questions arise from this cover: (1) What would an Aparo Scarlet Witch look like (my thought--totally awesome) and (2) Has Aparo ever done anything for Marvel?

Ross said...

Nothing professional, but I once did see a couple of Marvel Sketches by Aparo - Captain america ans, yes, The Scarlet Witch. This was years ago on the web, damned if I can find them again! I know I wasn't dreaming...

Robert McKinney said...

The Scarlet Witch is my absolute favorite. I totally agree with your statements on her and I'm so glad to see her here. Thanks.

And if you ever find those Aparo pics, let us know. :-)

Jack Roberts, Annabelle's scribe said...

I agree too. Comics always circles back to it's beginings. Hopefully Wanda will shine again.

I'm scared that she and her brother won't be i8n the Avengers cartoons or movies. Come on Marvel. It's not the Avengers without them.

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