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Create New Just to be clear, he doesn't appear in any of her other issues either. Superhero teams in comic books constantly change. Characters join and leave so often that any given superhero team is often unrecognizable within a year. Other superhero teams have a Heroes Unlimited setup, where there are Loads and Loads of Characters and no two issues will have the same group.
As a result, there are a lot more fans of particular comic-book characters than there are fans of particular comic-book teams or titles. Fans will like a new team book not if it has a name they recognize, but if it has characters they recognize.
A new title will often sell based on whether it has already-popular characters in it, and existing characters will often be made more or less powerful based on how popular they are with readers. This is done so that characters can be viewed by more readers, and also to find the best possible combination for a team for sales.
This leads to one of the most overused tricks in comic-book marketing. When a character is very popular, they will often get Wolverine Publicity: The character will often have a flood of mini-series which desperately search for something new to do with them "in this issue, Wolverine visits Turkmenistan!
The next step of Wolverine Publicity is random cameos to drive other titles. The promoted character will appear in the first issue of every new title, and appear in old titles with flagging sales, regardless of whether the promoted character makes any sense there.
Particularly shameless marketers will just slap the promoted character on the cover and have them appear for one panel in the issue. They will often suffer from The Worf Effect ; a new character hasn't 'made it' unless they can thrash the most important character in the universe.
Even if the story is actually a team-up, this pairing might suffer from being a Story-Breaker Team-Up since the promoted character may not fit in with the title's story or tone at all.
If a team has multiple titles, with different members in each one, the promoted character will somehow manage to appear in both titles — even if the two stories are supposed to be happening at the same time.
Not to be confused with the idea that Wolverine is becoming the focus of the Marvel Universe although that certainly has spawned many examples of this trope.
Whenever Marvel wants to do without him for a while, they usually have Magneto rip the metal off his bones Note that if the popular character is a legitimate lead character in a specific work, then the trope should not be listed in it.
It may count for the character as a whole, but not for that work. Try to avoid trope misuse. So he gets his own section, which may be in itself an example of this trope.
He's been so overused that his later appearances are prone to parody and Lampshade Hanging. By the end of the s, Wolverine had been paired up with practically every other Marvel hero in existence, all the way down to five-year-old Katie Power of Power Pack.
Well, beyond his general popularity, he has a number of traits that make him the perfect storm for this: His long life-span means he can appear in all flash-back stories with his modern personality. He can appear in flash-forward stories for this reason, and also his popularity means he won't be Killed Off for Real.
That long life means he has connections all over the world and beyond, meaning he can easily drop into any location: It's almost impossible to write him out of character: Is he in helpful teammate good-guy mode? Or berserker evil loner animal mode?
A blow to the head can make all the difference. He seems to know every hot babe in the Marvel Universemaking an enticing cover design easy to draw.
Even his son Daken was following in his footsteps for a little bit; he was a member of both the Dark Avengers and the Dark X-Men, in addition to having his own solo title at the time.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. The son of Robert and Julie Coulson, Phil Coulson was born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, on July 8, As an only child, he wished that he had siblings, idealizing what kind of relationship he would have with a younger brother.
The Coulson family identified as Catholic, but they would only attend Mass on Christmas and Easter.
Coulson grew up being a huge fan of Peggy Carter and Captain America. Certain popular characters within a fictional universe (and sometimes in real life) get used in gratuitous and/or inappropriate ways purely to enhance marketing.
ABBY () - While in Africa on an archaeological dig, Dr. Garnet Williams (William Marshall) finds a wooden vessel in a cave and opens it, unleashing the ancient demon Eshu, the demon god of sexuality (among other nasty things).
Meanwhile, in Louisville, Kentucky, Williams' preacher son Emmett (Terry Carter; BROTHER ON THE RUN - ), his wife Abby (Carol Speed; DISCO GODFATHER - ) . Melinda Qiaolian May is a former Level Red S.H.I.E.L.D. operative, nicknamed "The Cavalry". A veteran pilot and soldier with years of experience and a good friend of Agent Phil Coulson, she withdrew from field duty after an incident in Manama, Bahrain which left her mentally damaged.
The second season of the American television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which is based on the Marvel Comics organization S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division), revolves around the character of Phil Coulson and his team of S.H.I.E.L.D.
agents and allies, who attempt to rebuild the organization following its collapse by the infiltration of the.