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X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by OffDaCheney » 14 Sep 2018, 05:05

Shaman

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Snowbird

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"Who X's the X-Men?"

Draft Teams: X-Men "The X-Defenders", Exiles "The Ubiquitous Undecate", GotG "The Defenders of Deep Space"

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by das_boot » 14 Sep 2018, 09:38

That’s a BEAUTIFUL Snowbird image
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by WorldWideWade » 14 Sep 2018, 11:30

Final character is Bling!
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Blackcyclops » 14 Sep 2018, 13:09

Fudge!
I'm Team Remender, Waid, Hickman and Gillen

My X-Men Draft Picks:
Prof. X, Legion, Polaris, Quicksilver, Meggan, Deadpool, Pixie, and Danger

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Blackcyclops » 14 Sep 2018, 13:10

Graymalkin
I'm Team Remender, Waid, Hickman and Gillen

My X-Men Draft Picks:
Prof. X, Legion, Polaris, Quicksilver, Meggan, Deadpool, Pixie, and Danger

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by WorldWideWade » 14 Sep 2018, 13:29

My books are now complete!

The Hellions:
Emma Frost - Supervisor
Kid Omega
Rockslide
Bling!
Stepford Cuckoos: Celeste, Mindee, Phoebe

X-Statix starring Deadpool:
Producer: Mojo
Cameraman: Doop
Cannon-fodder: Glob Herman, Eye-Boy, Shark-Girl, Goldballs, Ink

There will be significant cross-over of the students in the two titles (those that survive that is). Kid Omega, Rockslide, and Bling! all guest star in episodes of X-Statix as they seem the type to kind of like the idea of being famous. While Eye-Boy and Shark-Girl will pop up in the Hellions book occasionally. Eye-Boy will be the character that keeps barely surviving in X-statix while most of the other characters will cycle out fairly regularly as Deadpool continues to lead the young D-list mutants into dangerous situations.
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Spectral Knight » 14 Sep 2018, 13:53

That cast of X-Statix looks so much better than the original! Think Hellions would pick up quite a few New X-Men fans.
X-Editorial:
X-Nation: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Meggan, Toad, Motormouth, Micromax, Pete Wisdom
Uncanny X-Force: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Warpath, Maverick, Vindicator, Caliban, Omega Red, Pete Wisdom

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Cable » 14 Sep 2018, 13:59

I'm not posting a Round 12 update because it is just time to reveal the final teams. If you have made your pick you can let your titles be known!
Rank your favorite characters in the X-Men Character Sorter! Share your results!

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Blackcyclops » 14 Sep 2018, 14:35

Astonishing X-Men
Main Story: Honey Badger, Spider-man, Husk, and Blinsfold
Back-Ups: Broo (solo story), Graymalkin and Weapon H (team-up)

The New X-Men
Starring: Hope, Cable (now Kable), Prestige, X-Man, Jubilee, And O5 Cyclops
I'm Team Remender, Waid, Hickman and Gillen

My X-Men Draft Picks:
Prof. X, Legion, Polaris, Quicksilver, Meggan, Deadpool, Pixie, and Danger

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by OffDaCheney » 14 Sep 2018, 15:37

Image Image Volume 1: Harmony
The Band: Jean Grey, Outlaw, Lifeguard, Squirrel Girl, Lila Cheney

Image Image Volume 1: Rime
The Crew: Beast, Loa, Daytripper, Angel, Shaman, Snowbird

and the villain is...

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The Immortal Hulk

"Like one, that on a lonesome road / Doth walk in fear and dread / And, having once turned round, walks on / And turns no more his head / Because he knows a frightful fiend / Doth close behind him tread"
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Spectral Knight » 14 Sep 2018, 15:49

Blackcyclops wrote:
14 Sep 2018, 14:35
Astonishing X-Men
Main Story: Honey Badger, Spider-man, Husk, and Blinsfold
Back-Ups: Broo (solo story), Graymalkin and Weapon H (team-up)

The New X-Men
Starring: Hope, Cable (now Kable), Prestige, X-Man, Jubilee, And O5 Cyclops
I get the feeling this draft didn't exactly go to plan for you BC :lol:
X-Editorial:
X-Nation: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Meggan, Toad, Motormouth, Micromax, Pete Wisdom
Uncanny X-Force: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Warpath, Maverick, Vindicator, Caliban, Omega Red, Pete Wisdom

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Blackcyclops » 14 Sep 2018, 16:09

Actually the main thing was that i wanted honey Badger starring in a basically solo main story with Carol Danvers as her mentor but then I picked Miles to flip the Spidey and Wolvie dynamic.

I wanted Bishop to be her “handler” of sorts for Kitty but settled on Husk, who I reimagine as working for the new up-n-coming SHIELD. The idea is that way back pre-SW, there were 7 potential ideal futures for the MU as talked about in Uncanny Avengers...but alot has changed and two figures that have risen as potentially having a great impact are Miles and Gabby. So Cable left a message for DaVinci to get those two together as a team. So they come together as a duo of adventurers. This is basically what they do when not hanging with the Champions or X-Men Red. Husk is the one tasked by DaVinci (while working as a mole for Kitty lol) to keep an eye on Gabby. Blindfold comes along because I imagine that she’s someone Gabby came to like and they have a fun dynamic (plus Gabby’s the only person who believes her stories about Legion).

Then as regular back-ups we follow alternating stories about Broo (who is for some reason real tight with Doop, Howard the Duck, and Gwenpool) as he does a semester abroad and Graymalkin and Weapon H, who at first werw randomly thrown together but I want to connect them through some retcons and stuff.

And New x-Men got changed due to ththe status of Cable, so I reworked it as a team brought together after Extermination by Lil Cyclops. In my pitch, as the only person without a counterpart left, he gets to stay (the restriction is that as soon as OG Cyke is resurrected he’ll be ripped back to the past) and after spending time with Hope and Kable (who had to work out some stuff) they get approached by X-Man and Prestige (Jubilee gets sent by Kitty because she wants someone not related to them to keep an eye on things) about Maddy’s return as the Red Queen. She’s the central villain and this team is hunting her down while also dealing with their family issues.
I'm Team Remender, Waid, Hickman and Gillen

My X-Men Draft Picks:
Prof. X, Legion, Polaris, Quicksilver, Meggan, Deadpool, Pixie, and Danger

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Spectral Knight » 14 Sep 2018, 16:33

Ok it makes more sense now :lol:

It just seemed your picks were constantly getting swiped in this draft by your reactions forcing you to adapt throughout!

I've got two cover mock-up to share alongside my editorial pitch but the second one's not quite finished... might be able to finish it up tomorrow but I think I've managed to get book 2 to work with the selection of Omega Red.

I will reveal my loan first if the draft progresses and I'm online but not at my PC to finish the artwork though just to keep the game running.
X-Editorial:
X-Nation: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Meggan, Toad, Motormouth, Micromax, Pete Wisdom
Uncanny X-Force: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Warpath, Maverick, Vindicator, Caliban, Omega Red, Pete Wisdom

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Juggernaut » 15 Sep 2018, 02:48

Last character for me is Sprite. Titles and synopsis tomorrow cause it's late and I need to sleep 😂

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Magik84 » 15 Sep 2018, 06:18

I was worried Juggernaut was going to take my last choice, but whew safe! Match
X-Editorial Draft: Prodigy, Vange Whedon, lil' Iceman, Wallflower, Cecelia Reyes, Mimic, U-Go Girl, Doc Samson, Nature Girl

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Magik84 » 15 Sep 2018, 07:11

X-Factor #1
X-Factor - they’ve been employed by the government, detective agents, corporate henchmen, but no matter what they’ve always been there to help people.
Now X-Factor are the mutant hub for all your problems - whether you’re newly returned from the dead and need to figure out how to get your social security, dealing with the trauma of alien invasions, don’t know if that mole is part of your mutation or something to be worried about and everything else in between, they are here to help.
Who best to head up this new project than Prodigy a strategist with vast knowledge. Joining him are Vange Whedon and Cecelia Reyes, bringing expertise in legal and medical matters, Doc Samson already has close associations with the X-Factor team and is on hand to help the team as much as he is there for their clients. U-Go Girl, along with providing transportation, deals with media and public promotion of the group. Among other things Mimic provides some muscle for the organisation which is very much needed when Sean Garrison takes interest in their newest member, his daughter Wallflowerjust returned from the dead…

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All -New X-Men #1
Being the last man standing of his time travelling companions, Iceman figures it’s time to gets the van up and running, to travel, have some fun and enjoy being young. His previous teammate Oya joins him along with some new friends, who all have reasons to want to avoid the x-mansion. Sway returns to a world widely changed and has to deal with the trauma of her (so far) short career as a hero, Match tired of being pushed in the background finds his anger issues flaring up and needs something new to focus on. Primal has a need to find his new tribe and has found understanding with Nature Girl. These new X-Men will help whoever they can on their journey but they also help each other and learn it’s ok to just enjoy life at times.

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X-Editorial Draft: Prodigy, Vange Whedon, lil' Iceman, Wallflower, Cecelia Reyes, Mimic, U-Go Girl, Doc Samson, Nature Girl

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Spectral Knight » 15 Sep 2018, 10:51

I would definitely read your X-Factor, Magik84.

To keep the game running, as well as being dashing and debonair my loan pick is always suitably attired for a funeral. Rounding out my draft...
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It's Pete Wisdom.

Title selection, editorial pitch and roster split to follow shortly.
X-Editorial:
X-Nation: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Meggan, Toad, Motormouth, Micromax, Pete Wisdom
Uncanny X-Force: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Warpath, Maverick, Vindicator, Caliban, Omega Red, Pete Wisdom

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by das_boot » 15 Sep 2018, 13:39

Going to comment on titles later, just posting because Spectral summoned Satan to this thread by his post being the six hundredth and sixty-sixth.
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Anna Raven » 15 Sep 2018, 14:30

Nice sketches by the way Magik84.
Editorial Draft Results: Rogue | Magneto | Mystique | Sabretooth | Madelyn Prior | Lady Deathstrike | Blink | Peggy Carter | Vanisher | Dead Girl | Jimmy Hudson | Wither | Guardian

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Magik84 » 15 Sep 2018, 15:37

Anna Raven wrote:
15 Sep 2018, 14:30
Nice sketches by the way Magik84.
Thanks!
I was quite lucky with my picks this draft. I got all my main X- factor people and then All new X-men, iceman and Oya were my only 2 picks I was definite about. I initially was thinking u-go girl for All new X-men team, but then thought she could be a good addition to X-Factor.
X-Editorial Draft: Prodigy, Vange Whedon, lil' Iceman, Wallflower, Cecelia Reyes, Mimic, U-Go Girl, Doc Samson, Nature Girl

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Magnus » 15 Sep 2018, 17:21

I'll take Whisper Doll.

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Spectral Knight » 15 Sep 2018, 19:05

Okay, here's my breakdowns...

First: X-Nation
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Story overview: It's sixth months after Britain crashed out of the EU with a no-deal. The country is politically divided, the economy's up the spout and civil unrest is rife. It's not so much a unified nation, as it is an Ex-Nation (or should that be X-Nation?) In addition, Britain's figurehead super-hero, Captain Britain's missing, and the budget of MI:13 has been slashed to the bare bones as the Govt tries to salvage what's left whilst avoiding a total crash. What this means is that Pete Wisdom needs to draft in a budget squad of Brits to try to keep things in-line and dealing with rising anti-mutant-immigration sentiments, with Siryn pulled in as a figure-head to try to smooth an incredibly volatile Northern Irish border.
Tone: This will be a complete and utterly shameless love letter to British pop-culture, with liberal dosage of socio-political satire. The book will examine the cultural clashes and political divide within the UK. I don't think there'll be much of a big bad on this book, but there will still be plenty of opportunities to let fists fly...even if it's between themselves.
Creative: As a book that is extremely influenced by Phonogram as a more authentic take on Brit pop-culture, it only makes sense that probably my favourite artist/writer combo of recent years takes the reins on this.

Meanwhile...
Uncanny X-Force
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Story Overview: Pete Wisdom, Siryn, Fantomex and Psylocke know the reason why the MI:13 budget's been slashed...the secret services have uncovered evidence of rampant political interference from foreign powers and independent forces intent on causing havoc in the United Kingdom. Therefore, funding's been 'diverted' to a separate project. From the likes of Mys-Tech to the genetic manipulations of the High Evolutionary, the fracturing of the UK looks to have been instigated by many other parties. Bringing together an international hit force experienced in under-the-radar wet-works, many with links to other nation's own intelligence agencies, they are the Uncanny X-Force.
Tone: Think Brubacker's Cap, Kyle + Yost's X-Force, Ellis' Iron Man - this is a high-tech, blood-soaked thriller. Completely different tonally from X-Nation but very much thematically linked. Think of these guys as trying to right the wrongs of X-Nation but off-shore.
Creative: Warren Ellis is a Brit whose writing covers much of what I see this book looking at. And despite my initial hated of his style when the new X-Force was first announced (bleak, depressing etc.), Crain's digital artwork will be perfect for this.

So roster breakdown - the reason why I see Psylock, Siryn, Wisdom and Fantomex as floating cast members is because I think these identify quite a unique role in the Brexit debate. Wisdom's all for Queen and Country, and I can imagine him as a hater of European bureaucracy. Psylocke's very much an internationalist - despite being a Brit through and through, she's served on all sorts of international teams, and I think she offers a balanced view. Fantomex, despite being 'made/born' in London, the virtual upbringing in Paris and his European stylings would think Brexit a disaster. Then Siryn represents the only member of the EU that shares a land border with the UK, a border which is naturally very volatile and is a massive political issue.
The rest of X-Nation: I wanted a certain amount of B/C list characters – they’re supposed to be second stringers, and I think there will be plenty of fun dialogue between them all.
The rest of UXF – Okay, I lost some potential big hitters for the book very quickly, but I think the rest do a good job of presenting an international view, and the likes of Maverick, Vindicator’s and Omega Red’s time on their respective Govt’s payrolls will offer lots of intrigue / potential double-agent type business. There’s also some internal conflict with Maverick and Omega, and Terry’s and James’s’ history will be played up. Not yet sure how Caliban will be brought back to life for it, but he’s also an X-Force vet who I think fits the book fairly well.
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X-Editorial:
X-Nation: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Meggan, Toad, Motormouth, Micromax, Pete Wisdom
Uncanny X-Force: Psylocke, Siryn, Fantomex, Warpath, Maverick, Vindicator, Caliban, Omega Red, Pete Wisdom

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by MrFOOM » 15 Sep 2018, 19:15

I'd totally read Astonishing X-Men, X-Men Blue and especially X Nation.

Wish I could make a fancy pants cover, nice skills guys!
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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by Magik84 » 15 Sep 2018, 20:42

Awesome stuff Spectral, I especially like the X-Nation book.
X-Editorial Draft: Prodigy, Vange Whedon, lil' Iceman, Wallflower, Cecelia Reyes, Mimic, U-Go Girl, Doc Samson, Nature Girl

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Re: X-Men Draft: Editorial Edition

Post by hotknives » 16 Sep 2018, 08:21

Copycat for my last pick please! Will post teams later
Uncanny Avengers Draft
1. Emma Frost
2. Wiccan
3. Magneto
4. Iron Fist
5. Dr Nemesis
6. Elixir
7. Ares
8.Mercury
9.Hellstorm

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