Weekly Marvel Review: October 24, 2018 (Week 43)

If there’s something unfriendly in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Ghost Spider! Gwen Stacy ain’t afraid of no ghosts, or the Inheritors, as she leads the charge into Spider-Geddon and risks making the ultimate sacrifice. Her starring role and start of a new series gives her her first “Hero of the Week” title with a 13-point performance. Gwen helps lead Spider-Geddon to the book of the week with a total of 21 points for six Spider-characters. With Halloween a week away, it’s fitting that ghosts and zombies and ghouls are pervasive in the fourth week of the Fantasy Comic League power rankings. Ghastly ghouls like Deadpool, who kicks off another altercation with a Marvel superhero in Black Panther vs. Deadpool. Wade snags second place with eight points to start the mini series.

Jean Grey, a recently returned from the dead character, follows in third place with a respectable seven points split between Return of Wolverine and X-Men: Red. A quartet of characters familiar with the land of the dead follow in fourth place with six points: Black Panther, the King who often communes with his deceased ancestors; the Punisher, the vigilante famous for sending many villains to their grave; Otto Octavius, the genius who has learned to cheat death through cloning; and Wolverine, the recently resurrected, nigh-unkillable mutant. Daredevil, who comes in eighth place with five points, does his best to prevent Punisher from killing when he appears in Frank Castle’s solo series. Iron Man and Thor round out the top performances when they tie for ninth with four points each.

Hero and power usages are a combination of all Fantasy Comic League divisions: Asgard, Asteroid M, Do You Even Comic Book, Genosha, Latveria, Midtown, Multiverse, Negative Zone, Red Room and Wakanda. League participants should cross-reference the official points with their hero roster and drafted powers for their heroes’ scores. Please make sure to tweet any questions or comments to the official #FantasyComicLeague tag and @FantasyComicLG for discussion!

Spider-Gwen (13)
Spider-Geddon – Agility, Melee, Webs, Team-Up (Spider-Man), Lead Team
Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider – Agility, Crawl, Melee, Sense, Webs, Save Civilian
Deadpool (8)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Durability, Fourth Wall, Heal, Weapon, Save Civilian, Character Development (Learns his cancer is the source of his healing factor), Defeat Antagonist (Wrecker)
Jean Grey (7)
Return of Wolverine – Telepathy
X-Men: Red – Flight, Telekinesis, Telepathy, Lead Team
Black Panther (6)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Intellect, Melee, Suit, Tech, Weapon
Punisher (6)
Amazing Spider-Man
– Gun, Melee, Weapon, Team-Up (Daredevil)
Spider-Man (OO) (6)
Spider-Geddon – Tech, Webs, Team-Up (Spider-Gwen), Lead Team, Character Development (Returns to using the Superior Spider-Man moniker)
Wolverine (6)
Return of Wolverine – Claws, Heal, Sense, Character Development (Develops a new power), Defeat Antagonist (Daken)
Daredevil (5)
Punisher – Agility, Baton, Melee, Team-Up (Punisher)
Iron Man (TS) (4)
Amazing Spider-Man – Lead Team
Sentry – Flight
Thor (4)
Amazing Spider-Man
– Durability, Flight
Captain America (3)
Amazing Spider-Man – Shield
Captain Marvel (3)
Sentry – Durability, Flight
Moon Girl (3)
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur – Creature, Defeat Antagonist (Wrecking Crew)
Spider-Man (MM) (3)
Spider-Geddon – Webs, Team-Up (Spider-Gwen)
Spider-Man (PP) (3)
Amazing Spider-Man
– Melee
Ghost Rider (RR) (2)
Amazing Spider-Man
Scarlet Spider (BR) (2)
Spider-Geddon – Webs
Scarlet Spider (KP) (2)
Spider-Geddon – Team-Up (Spider-Man)
She-Hulk (2)
Sentry – Melee
Shuri (2)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Intellect
Doctor Strange (1)
Amazing Spider-Man
Gambit (1)
X-Men: Red
Honey Badger (1)
X-Men: Red
Storm (1)
X-Men: Red
X-23 (1)
X-Men: Red
Beast (0)
Dazzler (0)
Domino (0)
Hawkeye (CB) (0)
Hawkeye (KB) (0)
Iceman (0)
Ironheart (0)
Logan (0)
Marvel Girl (0)
Mockingbird (0)
Mr. Fantastic (0)
Ms. America (0)
Ms. Marvel (0)
Multiple Man (0)
Mystique (0)
Rogue (0)
Snowguard (0)
Spider-Man (MoH) (0)
Spider-Woman (0)
Venom (0)
Wasp (NvD) (0)
Weapon H (0)

Categories: Reviews

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: