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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #615 on: November 22, 2020, 08:25:17 AM »
Jubilee shouldn't be on this list. She hung out around Wolverine. Didn't get trained like let's say Kitty. I'd put Dani Moonstar above her. I believe Armor has some martial arts background. Heck, even Hope Summers. But the writer got some things mixed up. Storm, Warpath and Nightcrawler are not martial artist. Warpath and Nightcrawler are great fighters due to their power set and experience.


Kurt has swords training and James was trained to be a tracker and warrior - but no formal training in a discipline outside of their X-Men/Hellion duties. Storm is just brilliant and lacks a conscious. She'll wreck shop because she can and has to - thanks to her upbringing and sharp mind. Definitely one of the X-Men's best fighters - but not a "martial artist".


In terms of pure martial artistry - the top three X-Men should be Wolverine, Gambit, Psylocke (which ever). Those are three recognized masters of an art form. There's a difference when talking about "fighters" and "martial artists". The writer didn't properly make that distinction. In any case, Jubes has no place on either.

If this was "best fighters" Gambit might be edged out by X23 not because of her skills, but her power set and mind frame makes her a ball of unthinking death.  But at the same time, Gambit was trained from childhood to beat the world's greatest assassin's everyday of his life. It's a good conversation. Gambit knows how to avoid being killed by being evasive. Something he's proven to be effective with against Marvel's best killers.


But again "best Martial artists" and "best fighters" two different lists.


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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #616 on: November 23, 2020, 09:45:32 AM »
Jubilee and kitty shouldn’t really be there, but such is the nature of these lists...

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #617 on: November 23, 2020, 07:20:33 PM »
Yeah, of we're talking "masters" then hell nah. Your very right. The author should have just done a piece about the "best fighters". Even then, Kitty is a better infiltrator than combatant.
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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #618 on: November 25, 2020, 04:32:34 PM »
Gambit made a  cameo in X of Swords Destruction.
It was the most beautiful visually book that I had ever read. Larraz and Gracia are amazing.





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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #619 on: November 25, 2020, 06:12:52 PM »
And we keep on living off of crumbs.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #620 on: November 25, 2020, 10:29:56 PM »
Is Rogue officially known as "Anna Marie Lebeau" yet? I've heard her referenced as that but is it official yet? Because I think it's about time. She doesn't have an official last name so I think it's appropriate. Even if they got divorced one day I think it's plausible for her to always keep "Lebeau" as her surname. It just makes sense to me. That's just my two cents.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #621 on: November 26, 2020, 01:04:43 AM »
I haven't read it, but as far as I know, she was listed as Anna Marie Lebeau in "Marvel Fearless and Fantastic! Female Super Heroes Save the World" in December 2018.
https://vimeo.com/49613968
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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #622 on: November 26, 2020, 03:08:44 AM »
Also she was liasted as Anna Marie LeBeau in X of Swords Textbook. Not shure if it is canon.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #623 on: November 27, 2020, 11:49:27 AM »
The handbook came out with the rest of the issues, I believe it is supposed to be cannon, but obviously it could be easier to ignore. A lot of people probably didn’t bother reading through that wall of text.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #624 on: November 29, 2020, 10:44:48 PM »
I got my Target exclusive Marvel legends retro figures of Gambit and Rogue today. They look pretty cool. Glad to finally have a really good Rogue figure.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #625 on: December 10, 2020, 02:35:15 PM »
Chris Claremont Anniversary Special #1 preview:






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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #626 on: December 10, 2020, 03:44:29 PM »
Chris Claremont Anniversary Special #1 preview:





Cool! Excited for that!

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #627 on: December 10, 2020, 07:11:20 PM »
This was posted on twitter.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #628 on: December 11, 2020, 05:35:17 AM »
No X news from Disney but a LOT of stuff got confirmed from Lords of the Long box and Sutton rumors. It is a good sign for Gambit D+ old scoops.

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Re: Gambit Watch 2020
« Reply #629 on: December 11, 2020, 01:46:54 PM »
This was posted on twitter.


It's from two years ago.


No X news from Disney but a LOT of stuff got confirmed from Lords of the Long box and Sutton rumors. It is a good sign for Gambit D+ old scoops.


Thought it was disappointing because just about every announcement had already been leaked. But, you know, you're right about it being a good sign. The leaks turning out to be true means the Gambit show rumors might be accurate.