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YMMV: Storm
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: She's the most prominent and popular black superhero of all time, and Marvel's most prominent female superhero.
  • Escapist Character: One of the most overtly escapist in the entire X-Men mythos.
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: Her and Logan. Fans of the pairing cite that Opposites Attract, and that her reserve and idealism would balance out his Anti-Hero tendencies, while his more earthy, passionate nature would keep her stable and grounded.
    • Ascended Fanon: One What-If issue had the X-Men long since trapped on another planet where Logan and she have a child.
  • Fetish Fuel Station Attendant: A dark skinned white-haired queen with junk in the trunk, the Most Common Superpower, and legs that go on for days (which factor into her impressive height) who, up until recently, had a penchant for going out in the nude... a lot. She loves gardening, reading, and flying through the rain naked.
  • Les Yay: With Callisto, her rival for leadership of the Morlocks, and Yukio, a Japanese thief.
  • Mary Sue: In a similar vein to Mary Poppins, Storm's qualification for this is proof that Tropes Are Not Bad. However, being exotically beautiful, fantastically powerful even by superhero standards, a master hand-to-hand combatant, a gifted leader, and beloved by everyone who meets her (even the bad guys) is going to create this impression.
    • Writers adding things like being related to ancient Egyptian wizards and coming from the bloodline of the first shamans doesn't help matters either.
  • My Real Daddy: Len Wein and Dave Cockrum created Storm, but it was Chris Claremont who developed the character.
  • Pandering to the Base: With the much hyped post-Avengers vs. X-Men merger featuring more X-Men characters joining various The Avengers team, the reason given for the upcoming dissolution of the Black Panther - Storm marriage (not being able to feature the two characters in the same book) comes off as False Dichotomy. Fans have emerged on both sides of the issue some vocal ones that never warmed to the relationship favoring the break and others that feel the relationship never got the chance to be handled properly.
    • The fact that one of the first things she does after breaking up with Black Panther is sleep with Wolverine really doesn't help things.

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