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shrike
02-20-2011, 08:58 AM
... and they want you to write about a team of heroes. They only ask that you do not use the Big Guns of their respective comics world (so no Bats, Superman, WW, Wolverine, Spider Man, Captain America, Hulk). They would like to revive some of their stable of characters that doesn't always get the face time that most see, but you are also allowed to throw in a few of the better known types to offset this, if you need to.

They need seven heroes on the roster. Who do you choose?

Chris Jones
02-20-2011, 10:57 AM
Ooh boy. I'd go with:

-Black Panther
-Captain Britain
-Cannonball
-Abigail Brand
-The Vision
-Spider Girl
-Hulkling

Cassandra
02-20-2011, 12:44 PM
Hrmmm. I'd create an all female team most likely consisting of the following to get a real mix of the Marvel Universe in one group:
- Firestar
- Hollow
- Crystal
- Hellcat
- Karolina (from Runaways)
- Pixie
and Mary Jane as their leader and tech person back at H.Q. (A girl can dream!)

Thequeerjock
02-20-2011, 12:55 PM
If this were the Avengers:

Ms. Marvel
War Machine
Black Panther
Black Widow
The Wasp
Luke Cage
Scarlet Witch

The JLA

Green Lantern (John or Kyle)
Batwoman
Green Arrow (Connor Hawke)
Supergirl
Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes)
The Flash (Wally West)
Vixen

Roman Noodles
02-20-2011, 12:56 PM
Off the top of my head ...


- Arachne
- Iceman
- Monica Rambeau
- Northstar
- Union Jack
- Wonder Man
- Amadeus Cho

BOOM! Avengers UK. (wasn't my intent starting out, but that's what it turned into.)


DC:

Animal Man
Looker
Blue Devil
Ravager
Red Robin
Mr. Terrific
Mary Marvel

(No name for this one yet.)

jhota
02-20-2011, 02:58 PM
Nextwave + Union Jack.

NickT
02-20-2011, 03:02 PM
Ms Marvel
Hawkeye
Mockingbird
Machine Man
Paladin
Then two characters who have barely been seen or new characters.

shrike
02-20-2011, 03:41 PM
Mine would be for DC Comics:

* Silver Sorceress (new costume, magic wielder on team, resurrected)

* Bumblebee (techno and gadget expert, super suit)

* Frances Kane (magnetic powers)

* Bluejay (scientist and recon expert)

* Pagan (martial arts expert, streetwise character)

* Josiah Power (strength, invulnerability, leadership abilities)

* Obsidian (darkness powers)

Personamanx
02-20-2011, 04:12 PM
DC:

Red Robin
Cyclone
Cassandra Cain
Powergirl
Zach Zatara
Kid Flash
Colossal Boy

The New Outsiders: A new team of Outsiders working in secrecy to protect the world from global threats. Led by Red Robin.

Marvel:

Loa
Taskmaster
Victor Mancha
She-Hulk (Lyra)
Franklin Richards
Shortpack
Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)

The Young Defenders: A Team of young heroes led by Taskmaster and Shortpack is created as a proactive team to face the forces of evil in secrecy.

Patch
02-20-2011, 04:30 PM
Uh-oh! Your sales figures for your first issues are in:


Ooh boy. I'd go with:

-Black Panther
-Captain Britain
-Cannonball
-Abigail Brand
-The Vision
-Spider Girl
-Hulkling
21,000


Hrmmm. I'd create an all female team most likely consisting of the following to get a real mix of the Marvel Universe in one group:
- Firestar
- Hollow
- Crystal
- Hellcat
- Karolina (from Runaways)
- Pixie
and Mary Jane as their leader and tech person back at H.Q. (A girl can dream!)
11,500


If this were the Avengers:

Ms. Marvel
War Machine
Black Panther
Black Widow
The Wasp
Luke Cage
Scarlet Witch

The JLA

Green Lantern (John or Kyle)
Batwoman
Green Arrow (Connor Hawke)
Supergirl
Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes)
The Flash (Wally West)
Vixen
Avengers: 35,000
JLA: 55,000


Off the top of my head ...


- Arachne
- Iceman
- Monica Rambeau
- Northstar
- Union Jack
- Wonder Man
- Amadeus Cho

BOOM! Avengers UK. (wasn't my intent starting out, but that's what it turned into.)


DC:

Animal Man
Looker
Blue Devil
Ravager
Red Robin
Mr. Terrific
Mary Marvel

(No name for this one yet.)
Your Avengers UK: 16,000
Your DC team: 15,000


Nextwave + Union Jack.
11,000


Ms Marvel
Hawkeye
Mockingbird
Machine Man
Paladin
Then two characters who have barely been seen or new characters.
21,000


Mine would be for DC Comics:

* Silver Sorceress (new costume, magic wielder on team, resurrected)

* Bumblebee (techno and gadget expert, super suit)

* Frances Kane (magnetic powers)

* Bluejay (scientist and recon expert)

* Pagan (martial arts expert, streetwise character)

* Josiah Power (strength, invulnerability, leadership abilities)

* Obsidian (darkness powers)
9,500


DC:

Red Robin
Cyclone
Cassandra Cain
Powergirl
Zach Zatara
Kid Flash
Colossal Boy

The New Outsiders: A new team of Outsiders working in secrecy to protect the world from global threats. Led by Red Robin.

Marvel:

Loa
Taskmaster
Victor Mancha
She-Hulk (Lyra)
Franklin Richards
Shortpack
Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)

The Young Defenders: A Team of young heroes led by Taskmaster and Shortpack is created as a proactive team to face the forces of evil in secrecy.
New Outsiders: 15,500
Young Defenders: 12,000

Ravenwing263
02-20-2011, 04:33 PM
Why would you do that?

RachelEvil
02-20-2011, 05:36 PM
DC:

Phantom Stranger
Vixen
Batwoman
Tomorrow Woman
Frankenstein
Merryman
Blue Beetle

Marvel

Phyla Vell
Silverclaw
Domino
Copycat
La Bandera
American Eagle
Sepulchre

coveredinbees
02-20-2011, 08:55 PM
Marvel:
Scarlet Witch
Namora
Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
Medusa
Polaris
Snow Bird
Steve Rogers


DC:
Batwoman
Raven
Troia
Fury (Helena Kosmatos)
Wally West
Batman (Bruce)
Ghost of Sue Dibny

Patrick Gerard
02-20-2011, 09:07 PM
... and they want you to write about a team of heroes. They only ask that you do not use the Big Guns of their respective comics world (so no Bats, Superman, WW, Wolverine, Spider Man, Captain America, Hulk). They would like to revive some of their stable of characters that doesn't always get the face time that most see, but you are also allowed to throw in a few of the better known types to offset this, if you need to.

They need seven heroes on the roster. Who do you choose?

Forgotten Heroes

Waverider (New version -- This time it's Liri Lee of the Linear Men)
Moon Maiden
Triumph
Earth-2 Superman
Fury
Hourman (Android)
Rock of Ages Batman with a Sinestro Corps ring

JKCarrier
02-21-2011, 06:05 AM
I would love to put together a "NextWave" style team of extremely obscure DC heroes:

Human Cannonball (jetpack-wearing hero from the '70s Lois Lane stories)
Garok (young sorcerer who had a few run-ins with Superbaby/Superboy)
Swashbuckler (nephew of the original Vigilante, teamed up with Batman)
Mighty Mary (scaly monster-chick from Joe Simon's "Outsiders")
Zook (Martian Manhunter's cute lil' sidekick from the '50s)
Davy Tenzer (immortal armed with a sling and a harp, who may or may not be the Biblical King David)
One of the Amazoids (women who were temporarily given Wonder Woman-level super-strength as part of a villain's plot)

Benel Germosen
02-21-2011, 06:11 AM
Night Shifts.

TheTravis!
02-21-2011, 06:16 AM
I would love to put together a "NextWave" style team of extremely obscure DC heroes:

Human Cannonball (jetpack-wearing hero from the '70s Lois Lane stories)
Garok (young sorcerer who had a few run-ins with Superbaby/Superboy)
Swashbuckler (nephew of the original Vigilante, teamed up with Batman)
Mighty Mary (scaly monster-chick from Joe Simon's "Outsiders")
Zook (Martian Manhunter's cute lil' sidekick from the '50s)
Davy Tenzer (immortal armed with a sling and a harp, who may or may not be the Biblical King David)
One of the Amazoids (women who were temporarily given Wonder Woman-level super-strength as part of a villain's plot)

I would buy this every single month. Two copies.

zemo
02-21-2011, 06:25 AM
There's actually a team I REALLY would like to write. It's some kind of mystic JLA:

Green Arrow (Connor Hawke)

Speedy (Mia Dearden)

Stanley and his Monster (count as two)

Those four would make up one half of the book. It would switch in between two groups, that way there would be a lot of change and things wouldn't be that linear. And the two storylines would melt into each other from time to time. The second team would consist of:

Green Arrow (Oliver Queen, with a touch of old and grissled)

Eddie Fyers

Lian Harper (aged by a bit as she was trained in heaven to fight the forces of evil. During her first assignment she was reunited with her granddad and Eddie, who happened to be on a fishing trip together. Now they're hunting demons!)

The first team would be more organized and within the hero community, the second one would be taking on more hidden threats, like demons prying on illegal immigrants.