History YMMV / AdamWarlock

19th Jun '18 10:15:17 AM Zef
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After years spent away from Earth, Warlock returns there to confront the Star-Thief, only to discover that he is now gigantic next to the Solar System and can't even enter his homeworld. The villain [[TechnoBabble explains to him]] that, because of "universal expansion", and "some sectors of the universe expanding faster than others", Adam has inadvertently ''expanded'' far beyond his original human size, and Star-Thief gloats that there's no way for Adam to kill him without destroying Earth in the process. Thing is, Warlock's stature had always been consistent with all other aliens species he ran into, with no differences in size other than the ones accounted by BizarreAlienBiology, and the very next appearance of Warlock (in the pages of ''Marvel Team-Up'' #55) had him shrunken back down to regular size anyhow. Although this episode convinces Warlock to abandon Earth for good since "he can't go home again", he was already fine roaming the spaceways of his own volition and wouldn't even ''have'' returned to Earth if not for the Star-Thief, so this bizarre and quickly-dismissed twist added nothing to his character, history, or development.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After years spent away from Earth, Warlock returns there to confront the Star-Thief, only to discover that he is now gigantic next to the Solar System and can't even enter his homeworld. The villain [[TechnoBabble explains to him]] that, because of "universal expansion", and "some sectors of the universe expanding faster than others", Adam has inadvertently ''expanded'' far beyond his original human size, and Star-Thief gloats that there's no way for Adam to kill him without destroying Earth in the process. Thing is, Warlock's stature had before and after this story is always been consistent with all other aliens species he ran has run into, with no differences in size other than the ones accounted by BizarreAlienBiology, and the very next appearance of Warlock (in the pages of ''Marvel Team-Up'' #55) had him shrunken back down to regular size anyhow. Although this episode convinces Warlock to abandon Earth for good since "he can't go home again", he was already fine roaming the spaceways of his own volition and wouldn't even ''have'' returned to Earth if not for the Star-Thief, so this bizarre and quickly-dismissed twist added nothing to his character, history, or development.
19th Jun '18 10:12:49 AM Zef
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After years spent away from Earth, Warlock returns there to confront the Star-Thief, only to discover that he is now gigantic next to the Solar System and can't even enter his homeworld. The villain [[TechnoBabble explains to him]] that, because of "universal expansion", and "some sectors of the universe expanding faster than others", Adam has inadvertently ''expanded'' far beyond his original human size, and Star-Thief gloats that there's no way for Adam to kill him without destroying Earth in the process. Thing is, Warlock's stature had always been consistent with all other aliens species he ran into, with no differences in size other than the ones accounted by BizarreAlienBiology, and the very next appearance of Warlock (in the pages of ''Marvel Team-Up'' #55) had him shrunken back down to regular size anyhow. Although this episode convinces Warlock to abandon Earth for good since "he can't go home again", he was already fine roaming the spaceways of his own volition and wouldn't even ''have'' returned to Earth if not for the Star-Thief, so this bizarre and quickly-dismissed twist added nothing to his character, history, or development.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. The two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in "Annihilation Conquest".

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. The two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in "Annihilation Conquest".
Conquest".
8th Aug '15 11:32:42 AM moloch
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. the two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in "Anihilation Conquest".

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. the The two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in "Anihilation Conquest"."Annihilation Conquest".
18th Jun '15 7:30:12 AM moloch
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* FauxSymbolism: It's amazing how Marvel got away with publishing a Science Fiction version of The Crucifixion in one of their comics.
** The Church of Universal Truth, an evil religious alien organization that Adam battled, also has Christian trappings.
*** A lot of this was AuthorAppeal at the time. Jim Starlin is an atheist and was a very strong opponent of organized religion. This would also explain the second sequel to ''Comicbook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' called ''The Infinity Crusade'', which had very strong religious overtones that were specifically handled in a negative way. Starlin would later admit he was a little {{anvilicious}} in his earlier stories.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. the two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in Anihilation Conquest.

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* FauxSymbolism: FauxSymbolism:
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It's amazing how that Marvel got away with publishing a Science Fiction version of The Crucifixion science fiction faux-Crucifixion in one of their comics.
the early 70s.
** The Church of Universal Truth, an evil religious alien organization that Adam battled, is also has Christian trappings.
*** A lot of this
heavily influenced by the Church - it was largely AuthorAppeal at the time. Jim Starlin is an atheist atheist/Recovering Catholic and was a very strong opponent of organized religion. This would also explain the second sequel to ''Comicbook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' called ''The Infinity Crusade'', which had very strong religious overtones that were specifically handled in a negative way. Starlin would later admit concede he was a little {{anvilicious}} in his earlier stories.
about it.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. the two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in Anihilation Conquest."Anihilation Conquest".
28th May '15 11:51:28 PM SilverSupernova
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam. the two would finally meet and team up to fight Ultron in Anihilation Conquest.
21st Mar '15 3:52:15 AM moloch
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have ''two'' Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit they couldn't have ''two'' two Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam.
11th Oct '14 3:38:23 PM MagBas
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* UnfortunateImplications: Apparently "Him" was supposed to look "perfect" which is why he looks like a blonde, golden-skinned man.
9th Sep '14 6:59:55 AM moloch
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Bringing back this relic meant the more interesting Warlock from ''X-men'' had to die, because [[OneSteveLimit two characters can't have the same name]].

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Bringing back this relic meant the more interesting Warlock from ''X-men'' had to die, because Marvel apparently decided [[OneSteveLimit two characters can't they couldn't have ''two'' Warlocks (who were completely separate, dissimilar and had never met)]], so they threw the same name]].Comicbook/NewMutants' Warlock under a bus when they brought back Adam.
3rd Sep '14 6:37:09 PM RichardX1
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Bringing back this relic meant the more interesting Warlock from ''X-men'' had to die, because two characters can't have the same name.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Bringing back this relic meant the more interesting Warlock from ''X-men'' had to die, because [[OneSteveLimit two characters can't have the same name.name]].
24th Mar '14 5:41:48 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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*** A lot of this was AuthorAppeal at the time. Jim Starlin is an athiest and was a very strong opponent of organized religion. This would also explain the second sequel to ''Comicbook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' called ''The Infinity Crusade'', which had very strong religious overtones that were specifically handled in a negative way. Starlin would later admit he was a little {{anvilicious}} in his earlier stories.

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*** A lot of this was AuthorAppeal at the time. Jim Starlin is an athiest atheist and was a very strong opponent of organized religion. This would also explain the second sequel to ''Comicbook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' called ''The Infinity Crusade'', which had very strong religious overtones that were specifically handled in a negative way. Starlin would later admit he was a little {{anvilicious}} in his earlier stories.stories.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Bringing back this relic meant the more interesting Warlock from ''X-men'' had to die, because two characters can't have the same name.
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