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Author Topic: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk  (Read 152048 times)

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #60 on: October 19, 2017, 04:46:44 PM »
Kelly Thompson did a non-fan generated q/a with CBR;


http://community.comicbookresources.com/showthread.php?102774-Kelly-Thompson-Talks-Rogue-amp-Gambit/page2


She's also been popping into boards over the last couple of days.
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #61 on: October 19, 2017, 06:30:04 PM »
While I have my opinions on the Iceman book, Sina Grace is making the most of his opportunity to write Bobby and you can tell he's done his research. It's obvious that Thompson is treating this opportunity the same way. Love writers like this. Marvel needs more of them.
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #62 on: October 19, 2017, 07:27:37 PM »
I'll be the first to admit that I had my reservations about this book that it'd just turn into;


Rogue: Why Gambit just can't get right.


But I don't think that way anymore. She's been deliberate to express her fondness of both characters. She's actually what we've been asking for. A writer that is actually a fan/product of the 90s era. Someone who isn't a zealot for "anything not the 90s". She started reading around the same time as a lot of us and basically for the same reasons. We can only judge after it comes but I urge everyone to not just wave it off. I know Marvel hasn't been "kind" to the Cajun lately but this may not be the case here.
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #63 on: October 20, 2017, 06:02:52 AM »
After her Q&A I am really positive for this book.

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #64 on: October 20, 2017, 10:00:19 AM »
Damn, I am a lot less hesitant about this book after this Q&A. I'm always super worried about their interactions because I haven't been a fan of how their relationship has been written in the past. I actually like them as a couple, but, tbh, I kinda hope they can just be friends for a while instead of always having that weird antagonistic relationship where Gambit is seen as a putz.


Either way, I'm really hoping she can tap into their chemistry for this book and I have a feeling she will.

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #65 on: October 20, 2017, 10:57:02 AM »
Agree with everyone. I was definitely a little apprehensive at it's announcement... but I've been swayed and can't wait for the book now. 
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #66 on: October 22, 2017, 03:06:58 AM »
Tumbler feed where K Thompson was answering questions.


https://1979semifinalist.tumblr.com/

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #67 on: October 22, 2017, 08:16:14 AM »
I think its great when writers make themselves accessible to fans. It's good for them, the book and the characters in their care.  ;D

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #68 on: October 22, 2017, 03:46:53 PM »
I think all the things I’ve said up to this point - in interviews and extensive asks on this Tumblr - point to the fact that I have no interest in writing Gambit as a “clumsy chump. ” That’s not remotely how I see the character. 

My favorite answer from her.
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #69 on: October 22, 2017, 05:03:53 PM »
Agreed. He'll be competent. And that's the perfect elevator pitch for me.
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #70 on: October 22, 2017, 05:55:44 PM »
As long as she delivers and doesn't make him an accessory to her ... then I'll support the book. Gambit becomes a prop to Rogue and  I won't be happy.

I'm still in the wait and see thing. So far so good, at this point in time.

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #71 on: October 23, 2017, 08:32:41 AM »
I'm only waiting and seeing because I don't trust writers anymore but apart from that, if she delivers, it could be awesome and I'd dig an on going.

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #72 on: October 23, 2017, 11:41:35 AM »
I've been trying not to get my hopes up too much but dammit, Thompson's won me over. Really can't wait for January.

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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #73 on: October 24, 2017, 01:23:47 PM »
Things I dont want to see Gambit doing in this, that I've seen in the past:


  • Wearing themed clown pants
  • Hanging helplessly from a cord while Wolverine tells him he knows "everything"
  • Captured, naked and depressed waiting for rightful place at the side of death
  • Spilling all his secrets for no reason
  • Getting slapped or blown up after kissing a woman
  • Apologizing and freaking-out after kissing a woman
  • Clumsily dropping something he had firmly within his grasp and starting a cyborg-apocalypse
  • Volunteering to be brainwashed as if forgot what brainwashing does
  • Sitting on a beach looking drunk waiting to be noticed
  • Getting cracked, beaten, seduced (OK that's not that bad as long as he's somewhat aware of it) or restrained by Mystique
  • Getting beaten by shameless rip-offs
  • Needing to be saved from a situation that's well within his means
  • Getting shot down by background art
  • Getting bamboozled by background art
  • Sleeping with background art
  • Caring for cats
I miss anything?
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Re: Rogue & Gambit- Discussion/ Spoiler Talk
« Reply #74 on: October 24, 2017, 05:17:35 PM »
Great list. I just also don't want to see Gambit written as a "clumsy chump" or someone who is there to merely "put Rogue over". I don't mean to be skeptical but I'll believe what she says after reading a few issues. Just because she really wants Gambit fans to buy her series and is saying the right things, doesn't mean it's what we're going to get. All I can say is, I hope we do.