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Marvel Champions – My Dream Team

Many content creators have posted their rankings and power lists of the individual characters, but what is the best 4 player team you can run now? Especially as its one character for one aspect. Now this was actually harder than you think to come up with, as the reality is all of my hero choices could have gone into any of the aspects. So getting the balance right was tough and it was the fine margins that decided who should sit in which aspect. Now I imagine everyone will have different ideas on this but all I can hope for is that when reading through this you at least appreciate my reasoning if you don’t agree with my choices!

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Don’t Cross the Streams? – A Look at Design in Marvel Champions, Issue #4: Leadership

Welcome back. Today we are bringing Don't Cross the Streams to a close with a look at stream crossing cards in the Leadership aspect. First, however, it must be noted that Leadership is a bit out an outlier in Marvel Champions. Where Aggression, Justice, and Protection all have pretty singular focus-dealing damage, thwarting, healing/preventing damage respectively -Leadership uses allies, and cards that use your allies to do all of the above. The main thrust of Leadership is that, if you've got good friends, you can accomplish anything (this applies to life too, que the warm and fuzzies). Because of this, there simply aren't that many cards in this aspect that fit the stream crossing formula I've been using in these articles. So, in honor of my current favorite Marvel Champion, this article will be a be quick one...

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Marvel Movie Reflections Issue #29: Daredevil

The early 2000s were a time of great experimentation in comic book movies. Sometimes those experiments paid off and spawned giant franchises. Other times they did well enough to get a sequel or two before fading away. And then there were the one-offs that, for what ever reason, never came back. Today we are considering a movie in the last category, one that never got a sequel (although there was a spinoff). And I happen to think we missed an opportunity to see another adventure from the Man Without Fear.

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Disney+ MCU Reflections, Issue #11: Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 1

The first episode of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" dropped on Friday, rapidly becoming the streaming service's most watched premiere in its brief history. The pilot episode focused mostly on setting up what the two title characters have been up to since returning to the land of the living in time for the climactic battle in "Endgame". Life hasn't exactly been easy since we saw them at Tony's funeral.

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Marvel Movie Reflections, Issue #28: Fantastic Four (2015)

I remember seeing a trailer for the 2015 incarnation of "Fantastic Four" and recognizing Kate Mara from "House of Cards" and Michael B. Jordan from all sorts of projects. I shared it excitedly with a friend and thought, "Wow, this is great. They are finally going to get the Fantastic Four right." Then I never really saw or heard anything about the movie again until I watched it this weekend. Needless to say, they didn't exactly get it right.