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CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Blackcyclops » 31 Oct 2019, 17:47

CBR had fans vote for the top 50 Marvel characters...they havent hit the top 10 yet but here’s the X-Men (and X-related) so far:
44. Namor/Betsy Braddock (Captain Britain)
40. Iceman
39. Beast
38. X-23
30. Gambit
28. Emma Frost
24. Rogue
23. Captain Marvel
22. Nightcrawler
21. Kate Pryde
18. Scarlet Witch
15. Jean Grey
13. Storm
11. Cyclops
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Cable » 31 Oct 2019, 18:33

Cable is pretty obviously going to come in at #1
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Usernamenotimportant » 31 Oct 2019, 18:57

CBR's writers hate for Cyclops continues strong, I see.

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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Blackcyclops » 31 Oct 2019, 19:47

Well the list was voted on and him being 11 seems reasonable. I mean he’s my favorite X-Man but I mean I’d never expect him to surpass Spidey, Thor, Cap, Iron Man and Hulk in popularity. In fact those five plus Wolvie is prolly the top 6. I can’t really say who the other four would be. Magneto? Cable maybe? Wasp? Invisible Woman? Jessica Jones?
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Post by EphemeristX » 31 Oct 2019, 19:54

Certainly Professor X/Magneto will be top 10 given HoX/PoX. I can see Moira getting the shaft but she always does.
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Lavettye » 31 Oct 2019, 20:15

Blackcyclops wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 19:47
Well the list was voted on and him being 11 seems reasonable. I mean he’s my favorite X-Man but I mean I’d never expect him to surpass Spidey, Thor, Cap, Iron Man and Hulk in popularity. In fact those five plus Wolvie is prolly the top 6. I can’t really say who the other four would be. Magneto? Cable maybe? Wasp? Invisible Woman? Jessica Jones?
Wasp was #47, Invisible Woman #46.
Deadpool will also be the Top Ten thanks to Ryan Reynolds. Probably Daredevil… and maybe Star-Lord ?
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Post by Anna Raven » 31 Oct 2019, 21:05

Captain Marvel at only 23 is a bit of a slap in the face considering her movie and how much Marvel has pushed her. I really like Carol but I just don't think she will ever get the mainstream appeal that say Wonder Woman does.
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Post by tokenBG1009 » 31 Oct 2019, 21:13

Anna Raven wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 21:05
Captain Marvel at only 23 is a bit of a slap in the face considering her movie and how much Marvel has pushed her. I really like Carol but I just don't think she will ever get the mainstream appeal that say Wonder Woman does.
Marvel continues to push her, but it hasn't worked. Hell, they were pushing her and then did Civil War 2 where she went full Minority Report. I don't really understand Marvel's plan with Carol overall. There's also just the disdain for Brie that's probably pushing some people away from the character because you know 4-chan probably participated in the voting. I'm surprised she made it to 23 to be honest.

(Note: I love Brie. I just know a lot of...interesting folks who don't like things she said.)
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Blackcyclops » 31 Oct 2019, 21:47

Lavettye wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 20:15
Blackcyclops wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 19:47
Well the list was voted on and him being 11 seems reasonable. I mean he’s my favorite X-Man but I mean I’d never expect him to surpass Spidey, Thor, Cap, Iron Man and Hulk in popularity. In fact those five plus Wolvie is prolly the top 6. I can’t really say who the other four would be. Magneto? Cable maybe? Wasp? Invisible Woman? Jessica Jones?
Wasp was #47, Invisible Woman #46.
Deadpool will also be the Top Ten thanks to Ryan Reynolds. Probably Daredevil… and maybe Star-Lord ?
Thanks...I skimmed it looking for X-characters
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

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Blackcyclops wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 19:47
Well the list was voted on and him being 11 seems reasonable. I mean he’s my favorite X-Man but I mean I’d never expect him to surpass Spidey, Thor, Cap, Iron Man and Hulk in popularity. In fact those five plus Wolvie is prolly the top 6. I can’t really say who the other four would be. Magneto? Cable maybe? Wasp? Invisible Woman? Jessica Jones?
I said writers, not posters. Read the article, and pretty much everything that has been written about Cyclops there. The barely disguised hate is undeniable.
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Certainly Professor X/Magneto will be top 10 given HoX/PoX. I can see Moira getting the shaft but she always does.
Zero chance of Xavier getting in. Maybe Magneto.

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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Blackcyclops » 01 Nov 2019, 01:05

Oh that’s on you for reading the commentary lol...CBR is poorly edited, so I rarely read any actual non-Brian column stuff there. So I just saw the characters’ names and thats it, so yeah lol
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Oldmanlogan79 » 01 Nov 2019, 13:58

Usernamenotimportant wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 18:57
CBR's writers hate for Cyclops continues strong, I see.
Agree, 4me : 1 OML 2 Moira 3 Cyclops 4 Magneto :mrgreen:
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

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Oldmanlogan79 wrote:
01 Nov 2019, 13:58
Usernamenotimportant wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 18:57
CBR's writers hate for Cyclops continues strong, I see.
Agree, 4me : 1 OML 2 Moira 3 Cyclops 4 Magneto :mrgreen:
out of interest, has Moira always been that popular with you or is this down to Hickman?

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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Flapflop » 06 Nov 2019, 12:21

I think the top 10 will not feature much X-men or X-men related characters. Wolverine probably in top 5, a very small maybe Magneto and/or Emma somewhere, but i think it will mainly be Avengers who also are in movies or series from now on.

So Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Wolverine and Spider-Man probably will be the top 5 (in any order) followed by the likes of Black Panther, The Hulk, Daredevil, Hawkeye, Black Widow
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Lavettye » 06 Nov 2019, 13:31

Flapflop wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 12:21
I think the top 10 will not feature much X-men or X-men related characters. Wolverine probably in top 5, a very small maybe Magneto and/or Emma somewhere, but i think it will mainly be Avengers who also are in movies or series from now on.

So Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Wolverine and Spider-Man probably will be the top 5 (in any order) followed by the likes of Black Panther, The Hulk, Daredevil, Hawkeye, Black Widow
Some people you mentioned are already on the list:
Emma Frost #28
Black Widow #25
Black Panther #17
Hawkeye #16

So far, the highest ranking female is Storm at #13, and other than Jessica Jones, I think there'll be no other female in the Top Ten.

The list itself seems to be very movie and solo-titles heavy, so my guess for the top ten is (in order from #1-10):
Spider-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Daredevil, Magneto, Deadpool, Jessica Jones

Definitely not my personal list of choices, but then again, I didn't bother to vote.

I also thought about Star-Lord, but Roket Racoon only barely made #50 and the other GotG mainstays (Gamora, Groot, Drax) aren't anywhere on the list, so they might be too much in their own niche.
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Post by Oldmanlogan79 » 06 Nov 2019, 14:27

MartijnB wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 08:42
Oldmanlogan79 wrote:
01 Nov 2019, 13:58
Usernamenotimportant wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 18:57
CBR's writers hate for Cyclops continues strong, I see.
Agree, 4me : 1 OML 2 Moira 3 Cyclops 4 Magneto :mrgreen:
out of interest, has Moira always been that popular with you or is this down to Hickman?
I think HOX 2 makes Moira one of the characters of the year thanks to Hickman...

I personally have all Uncanny issues except 1995-2000 or Rosenberg (skipped on purpose), I find awesome what Hickman has done with Moira...The guy is making us re-read the collection and that is so great for me at this point in XMen history....I don´t have any doubt about Moira deserving to be in the top3 of 2019...I personally always liked her, specially in Cockrum-Byrne-Jim Lee sagas!!!
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Post by Anna Raven » 06 Nov 2019, 15:30

Yeh I don't see it as a stretch to put Moira Top 5 for the year. Now if this was an All-Time list or something that would be too high.
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

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tokenBG1009 wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 21:13
Anna Raven wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 21:05
Captain Marvel at only 23 is a bit of a slap in the face considering her movie and how much Marvel has pushed her. I really like Carol but I just don't think she will ever get the mainstream appeal that say Wonder Woman does.
Marvel continues to push her, but it hasn't worked. Hell, they were pushing her and then did Civil War 2 where she went full Minority Report. I don't really understand Marvel's plan with Carol overall. There's also just the disdain for Brie that's probably pushing some people away from the character because you know 4-chan probably participated in the voting. I'm surprised she made it to 23 to be honest.

(Note: I love Brie. I just know a lot of...interesting folks who don't like things she said.)
The amount of hate both Brie and Carol get from the incel crowd really infuriates me.
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Anna Raven wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 15:31
tokenBG1009 wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 21:13
Anna Raven wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 21:05
Captain Marvel at only 23 is a bit of a slap in the face considering her movie and how much Marvel has pushed her. I really like Carol but I just don't think she will ever get the mainstream appeal that say Wonder Woman does.
Marvel continues to push her, but it hasn't worked. Hell, they were pushing her and then did Civil War 2 where she went full Minority Report. I don't really understand Marvel's plan with Carol overall. There's also just the disdain for Brie that's probably pushing some people away from the character because you know 4-chan probably participated in the voting. I'm surprised she made it to 23 to be honest.

(Note: I love Brie. I just know a lot of...interesting folks who don't like things she said.)
The amount of hate both Brie and Carol get from the incel crowd really infuriates me.
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Re: CBR’s list of 50 Best Marvel Characters of 2019

Post by Lavettye » 07 Nov 2019, 01:04

Anna Raven wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 15:30
Yeh I don't see it as a stretch to put Moira Top 5 for the year. Now if this was an All-Time list or something that would be too high.
But that is exctly what the poll was about:
https://www.cbr.com/vote-top-100-dc-mar ... ers-still/

The headline clearly says to vote for the top 100 Marvel and DC characters "of all time". While they do a poll each year, they have rotating themes, and "favorite of all time" was last held in 2015.

Moira sure gained a huge boost by the HoX #2 reveal, but I don't see her beating any decades-long fan favorites in an all-time contest because of one new twist, no matter how big the repercussions of it are.
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Post by Oldmanlogan79 » 07 Nov 2019, 01:12

:roll: then I was wrong, I saw the title of the post and thought it was 2019 list of the year...(is not X-23 too high to be an all-time list?)
then, Ill say , 4me : 1 Cyclops, 2 Wolverine,3 Magneto.. I just do XMen most of my comic-book time, so I'm a little oblivious to other heroes, so dont care about the final result of cbr.. :mrgreen: On the other hand, I would love to see a list like that from these boards..
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Oops, yeh Oldmanlogan fooled me with his posts. :P
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Post by EphemeristX » 07 Nov 2019, 05:40

Yeah, I also completely misunderstood. I thought the title meant this year alone.
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Post by Blackcyclops » 07 Nov 2019, 14:12

That’s my fault...I meant it as of 2019 given that the last one was in 2015. I apologize everybody.
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