Quicksilver: equally amazing and dysfunctional
I’ll admit a secret: I rooted for the Avengers during the Marvel event Avengers vs. X-Men. In the past, my appreciation for the X-Men tends to be far less reliable and deep than my adoration for Captain America and his gang of misfits. But with this website, I’ve had to read hundreds of issues of series, characters, and teams I never experienced before. It’s awesome, you should try it. Through my “research,” I’m now totally on board with America’s favorite mutants. The depth, complexity, and long-lasting cultural impact of the X-Men and their stories have been sorely missing in my life. A hole in my heart repaired itself as I delved into the enormous backlog of X-Men adventures. But enough about me. Let’s talk about Quicksilver.
Debuting in X-Men #4 back in 1964, written by Stan Lee and drawn by Jack Kirby, Pietro Maximoff (Quicksilver) and his sister Wanda (Scarlet…
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