LNH/META: Trinity

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Wed Aug 3 19:23:00 PDT 2011

On 8/3/2011 4:48 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 01:57:40 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
>> And have we noticed, many Big Threes are more like Big Two plus a
>> hanger-on?  Judging from comic book sales, Wonder Woman is a hanger-on.
>>    So are Cap, Thor, and Iron Man.  Marvel's Big Three should be
>> Spider-Man, Wolverine, and whoever this year's hanger-on is.
> Oh, I don't know.  The Avengers, as a franchise, have been doing bang-up
> well in recent years. (Admittedly, part of this has been adding, at times,
> both Spidey and Wolverine to the roster, but...) Still, of those three, I
> think only Captain America has the proper iconic value in the long-term.

At least part of the explanation for the Avengers boom is, half the 
heroes of the Marvel Universe are Avengers now.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Only their myths concerned peace and contentment, and that in such a
coercive, sullen package it was obvious that the Earth humans resented
the very idea.

- from "Passing" by Elaine Radford, Aboriginal SF, May/June 1987.

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