Friday, June 8, 2018

Making a Splash: Scarlet Witch Spotlight

Ever just feel like doing something for the sake of just doing it, Groove-ophiles? For some reason, it got on Ol' Groove's mind to see how many times my first favorite Marvel gal, The Scarlet Witch, was featured on an Avengers splash page. I don't mean as just part of a crowd, but front and center at the very least. The answer: not many times. Not surprising, but for some reason, Ol' Groove just hadda know. "As long as I was looking 'em up," thought I, "why not share my findings with my Groove-ophiles?" So here ya go!


Avengers #186 art by John Byrne and Dan Green

And just 'cause Ol' Groove loves ya, here's the splash from Marvel Team-Up #41 (October 1975)featuring wonderful Wanda...

5 comments:

  1. Nifty collection of vintage Scarlet With images! Bravo for having this thought.

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  2. Theere may have been little of those splash pages but Wanda looks great in all of them; and none more so than the one from THE AVENGERS #186: imperial, sexy, powerful, sinister... lovely. Byrne always knew how to draw great women. I miss those comics. Thanks for the memories.

    Cheers,

    Sherman

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  3. Dude, I was cool with Scarlet until I was turned on to some Bronze Age West Coast Avengers last year. This is the 4-parter where Vision is destroyed. Seeing her hubby Vision laid out in thousands of pieces I concluded only a nut job would marry a robot android.

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  4. I always loved that image from Avengers #186

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  5. It's interesting the the movie Marvel franchise felt they had to reinvent the basic look of the Scarlett Witch -- something they rarely do with male Marvel characters (updates yes, but complete revamps, not as much). I guess comic book Scarlett Witch is not PC for films.

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