History ComicBook / AgeOfApocalypse

26th May '16 12:49:33 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Nemesis (Holocaust's previous persona, before being nearly killed by [[{{Irony}} Magneto]]), Havok.
24th May '16 6:13:39 AM DesertDragon
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** Not counting the ten-year revival ([[FanonDiscontinuity many fans don't]]), Psylocke is the most notable no-show, though WildMassGuessing suggests that she was lobotomized as part of Apocalypse's Brain Trust (a collection of disembodied telepathic brains that serve as Big Blue's primary psychic defense), thus explaining her brother Brian's almost manic dedication to bringing Apocalypse down.

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** Not counting the ten-year revival ([[FanonDiscontinuity many fans don't]]), Psylocke is the most notable no-show, though WildMassGuessing suggests that she was lobotomized as part of Apocalypse's Brain Trust (a collection of disembodied telepathic brains that serve as Big Blue's primary psychic defense), thus explaining her brother Brian's [[Series/CaptainBritan Brian]]'s almost manic dedication to bringing Apocalypse him down.



** The lack of magic or magic users like Comicbook/DoctorStrange or X-Men ally Amanda Sefton has also been noted. Strange ''possibly'' died during the culling, when he still was merely a human surgeon, along with Peter Parker, Reed Richards and Johnny Storm. And Cap's probably floating in a block of ice, somewhere in the Artic.

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** The lack of magic or magic users like Comicbook/DoctorStrange Comicbook/DoctorStrange, [[Series/AlphaFlight Shaman]], or X-Men ally [[Series/{{Excalibur}} Amanda Sefton Sefton]] has also been noted. Strange and Shaman ''possibly'' died during the culling, culling when he they were still was merely a human surgeon, along with Peter Parker, Reed Richards normal humans, but Amanda is European and Johnny Storm. And Cap's probably floating in a block of ice, somewhere in the Artic. her whereabouts are completely unknown.
16th May '16 5:00:34 PM Doug86
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* CanonForeigner: Among others, Charles Lehnsherr, Dead-Eye, and Switchback. The only thing the [=AoA=] Arclight, Bastion, and Wolverine share with their classic Marvel Universe namesakes are the names. The classic Arclight is a woman ([=AoA=] Arclight's a man), the normal MU Bastion appeared as a mutant-hater ''after'' [=AoA=], and the [=AoA=] version of the classic {{Wolverine}} goes by the name Weapon X. Sugar Man had no known counterpart in the classic Marvel Universe, but as noted below he, plus Dark Beast, X-Man, and Holocaust (whose respective counterparts are Beast, Cable, and Genocide), did literally immigrate from the [=AoA=] reality to the classic universe in the finale.

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* CanonForeigner: Among others, Charles Lehnsherr, Dead-Eye, and Switchback. The only thing the [=AoA=] Arclight, Bastion, and Wolverine share with their classic Marvel Universe namesakes are the names. The classic Arclight is a woman ([=AoA=] Arclight's a man), the normal MU Bastion appeared as a mutant-hater ''after'' [=AoA=], and the [=AoA=] version of the classic {{Wolverine}} ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} goes by the name Weapon X. Sugar Man had no known counterpart in the classic Marvel Universe, but as noted below he, plus Dark Beast, X-Man, and Holocaust (whose respective counterparts are Beast, Cable, and Genocide), did literally immigrate from the [=AoA=] reality to the classic universe in the finale.
16th May '16 4:11:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* AndThenWhat: This is discussed by the BigBad himself. After accomplishing his plan to TakeOverTheWorld (or at least conquer much of it and turning the rest into a CrapsackWorld), Apocalypse realizes that governing his brutal new [[TheSocialDarwinist dog-eat-dog]] empire is actually pretty tiresome.
15th May '16 9:27:24 AM nombretomado
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In 1995, this crossover from Creator/MarvelComics among the [[Comicbook/XMen X-Titles]] began when Legion, son of Professor Xavier, travelled back in time to kill {{Magneto}}, but ended up killing his own father instead. This story, itself a minor crossover called ''Legion Quest,'' led to the main ''Age of Apocalypse'' crossover.

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In 1995, this crossover from Creator/MarvelComics among the [[Comicbook/XMen X-Titles]] began when Legion, son of Professor Xavier, travelled back in time to kill {{Magneto}}, ComicBook/{{Magneto}}, but ended up killing his own father instead. This story, itself a minor crossover called ''Legion Quest,'' led to the main ''Age of Apocalypse'' crossover.



* {{Irony}}: {{Magneto}} has always been concerned about a human genocide against mutants. Instead, there ends up being a mutant genocide against humans.

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* {{Irony}}: {{Magneto}} ComicBook/{{Magneto}} has always been concerned about a human genocide against mutants. Instead, there ends up being a mutant genocide against humans.



** In a wonderful case of {{Irony}} Holocaust was almost killed by {{Magneto}}.

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** In a wonderful case of {{Irony}} Holocaust was almost killed by {{Magneto}}.ComicBook/{{Magneto}}.
14th Apr '16 11:47:13 PM rwe1138
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* WorldOfBadass / TookALevelInBadass: The [=AoA=]-verse is truly an awful place, dominated by the Darwinist decree of 'Survival of the Fittest.' And yet, this same philosophy creates a 'verse where nearly ''everyone'' is even more badass then they were in the original timeline, in one way or another. Thought that Sabretooth was already a tough mo-fo? Wait until you see his first fight with Holocaust. You don't think Iceman is living up to his full potential power-wise? Let [=AoA=] Iceman show 616 Iceman how it's done. And Wolverine manages to kick ''just'' as much ass, if not more, with just the one claw. The list goes on and on, which makes sense, considering just what it takes to survive in this hellhole.

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* WorldOfBadass / TookALevelInBadass: The [=AoA=]-verse is truly an awful place, dominated by the Darwinist decree of 'Survival of the Fittest.' And yet, this same philosophy creates a 'verse where nearly ''everyone'' is even more badass then they were in the original timeline, in one way or another. Thought that Sabretooth was already a tough mo-fo? Wait until you see his first fight with Holocaust. You don't think Iceman is living up to his full potential power-wise? Let [=AoA=] Iceman show 616 Iceman how it's done. And Wolverine manages to kick ''just'' as much ass, if not more, with just the one claw.set of claws. The list goes on and on, which makes sense, considering just what it takes to survive in this hellhole.
19th Feb '16 8:20:48 PM Doug86
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In 1995, this crossover from Creator/MarvelComics among the [[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} X-Titles]] began when Legion, son of Professor Xavier, travelled back in time to kill {{Magneto}}, but ended up killing his own father instead. This story, itself a minor crossover called ''Legion Quest,'' led to the main ''Age of Apocalypse'' crossover.

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In 1995, this crossover from Creator/MarvelComics among the [[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} [[Comicbook/XMen X-Titles]] began when Legion, son of Professor Xavier, travelled back in time to kill {{Magneto}}, but ended up killing his own father instead. This story, itself a minor crossover called ''Legion Quest,'' led to the main ''Age of Apocalypse'' crossover.
13th Dec '15 7:52:31 PM nombretomado
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** Also, [=AoA=] Blob, who joined Daken's Brotherhood of Mutants and [=AoA=] Nightcrawler, who has joined XForce

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** Also, [=AoA=] Blob, who joined Daken's Brotherhood of Mutants and [=AoA=] Nightcrawler, who has joined XForceComicBook/XForce.
1st Nov '15 11:01:09 AM nombretomado
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* DontYouDarePityMe: {{Quicksilver}} learned that his father had been kidnapped by his worst enemy, his half brother had vanished, and a virtual stranger had also been captured. He had to decide to rescue the stranger. When his girlfriend Storm tried to sympathize, he refused to talk with her because if he thought of what he was doing, he would not be able to do it.

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* DontYouDarePityMe: {{Quicksilver}} ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} learned that his father had been kidnapped by his worst enemy, his half brother had vanished, and a virtual stranger had also been captured. He had to decide to rescue the stranger. When his girlfriend Storm tried to sympathize, he refused to talk with her because if he thought of what he was doing, he would not be able to do it.
18th Oct '15 3:42:32 AM Anddrix
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* BerserkButton: Did anyone ''not'' see SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} getting [[RoaringRampageofRevenge at least a little upset]] about people being hoarded into concentration camps by a supposedly "Superior Race"?

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* BerserkButton: Did anyone ''not'' see SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} ComicBook/{{Magneto}} getting [[RoaringRampageofRevenge at least a little upset]] about people being hoarded into concentration camps by a supposedly "Superior Race"?
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