Weekly Marvel Review: December 19, 2018 (Week 51)

The mutants continue to storm the Fantasy Comic League power rankings at the end of the year. Storm leads the charge for the X-Men and earns her fifth “Hero for the Week” title, which is the second most for any character on the year. Ororo gets a lift from her five-point appearance in Shuri and earns a total of 16 points. Not one to be frozen out of the action, Iceman follows the X-Goddess in second place and ties with the Immortal Hulk. They both score 12 points. Two leaders of proud nations, Black Panther and Jean Grey, split fourth place after their 11-point performances. More two-way ties follow to complete the penultimate power rankings of 2018.

Shuri has an out-of-this-world and out-of-body experience in her latest issue of her solo title. Wakanda’s genius princess is Groot when her mind merges with the cosmic tree, and she shares sixth place with Peter Parker, Spider-Man. They each total 10 points. Miles Morales, the other Spider-Man, caps his starring role in Spider-Geddon by leading the Web Warriors in defeating the Inheritors. He takes eighth place, along with Deadpool, with a score of nine. Armor continues representing the young class of X-Men when she sneaks into the top performances for the second time in three weeks. She earns eight points and ties with Cannonball to round out the top performances with one week left to go in the month.

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!

Storm (16)
Extermination – Flight, Lightning, Weather, Team-Up (Marvel Girl), Character Development (Turns into a Hound)
– Flight, Weather, Team-Up (Shuri), Lead Team
Uncanny X-Men – Flight, Team-Up (Bishop), Lead Team
Hulk (12)
Defenders: The Best Defense – Heal, Melee, Rage, Strength, Team-Up (Doctor Strange), Defeat Antagonist (Nebulon)
Infinity Wars – Melee, Intellect, Character Development (Helps preserve the Warp World inside the Soul Gem), Defeat Antagonist (Devondra)
Iceman (12)
Extermination – Ice, Ice Offensive, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Iceman – Ice, Ice Defensive, Melee, Size
Uncanny X-Men – Ice, Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Black Panther (11)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Melee, Suit, Team-Up (Deadpool), Defeat Antagonist (Jack O’Lantern)
Marvel Knights 20th – Agility, Claws, Melee, Character Development (Remembers his real identity)
Jean Grey (11)
Extermination – Telekinesis, Telekinesis Defensive, Telepathy, Team-Up (Marvel Girl), Lead Team, Defeat Antagonist (Ahab)
Uncanny X-Men – Flight, Telepathy, Team-Up (Bishop)
Shuri (10)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Intellect, Tech, Team-Up (Deadpool)
Shuri – Intellect, Tech, Team-Up (Rocket Raccoon), Lead Team, Character Development (Takes over and controls Groot’s body)
Spider-Man (PP) (10)
Amazing Spider-Man – Melee, Webs, Defeat Antagonist (Scorpion)
Season’s Beatings – Webs
Spider-Geddon – Webs, Team-Up (Spider-Man), Defeat Antagonist (The Inheritors)
Deadpool (9)
Black Panther vs. Deadpool – Assassin, Durability, Heal, Weapon, Team-Up (Black Panther), Defeat Antagonist (Jack O’Lantern)
Season’s Beatings – Fourth Wall
Spider-Man (MM) (9)
Champions Annual
Season’s Beatings
– Sense, Webs
Spider-Geddon – Team-Up (Spider-Man), Lead Team, Character Development (Bonds with the Enigma Force), Defeat Antagonist (Solus)
Armor (8)
Extermination – Durability, Energy, Melee, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Uncanny X-Men – Team-Up (Multiple Man), Lead Team
Cannonball (8)
Extermination – Flight, Melee, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Season’s Beatings
Uncanny X-Men
 – Flight, Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Doctor Strange (7)
Defenders: The Best Defense – Flight, Magic, Teleport, Team-Up (Hulk), Lead Team, Defeat Antagonist (Nebulon)
Domino (7)
Domino – Agility, Probability
Extermination – Weapon, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Season’s Beatings
Hawkeye (KB) (7)
Season’s Beatings – Arrow, Sleuth, Lead Team
West Coast Avengers – Arrow, Defeat Antagonist (Lady Bullseye)
Thor (7)
Thor – Flight, Lightning, Weapon, Will Power, Team-Up (Angela), Lead Team
Angel (6)
Extermination – Flight, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Uncanny X-Men – Flight, Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Spider-Man (OO) (6)
Spider-Geddon – Intellect, Tech, Team-Up (Spider-Man), Lead Team, Defeat Antagonist (The Inheritors)
Captain America (5)
Captain America
Dead Man Logan
– Shield, Save Civilian
Marvel Knights 20th
Kitty Pryde (5)
Extermination – Intangibility, Team-Up (Marvel Girl), Lead Team
Rockslide (5)
Extermination – Melee, Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Uncanny X-Men – Team-Up (Multiple Man)
Captain Marvel (4)
Life of Captain Marvel – Energy, Flight, Character Development (Loses her mother)
Hawkeye (CB) (4)
Dead Man Logan – Arrow, Team-Up (Logan)
West Coast Avengers
Iron Man (4)
Dead Man Logan
Life of Captain Marvel
Thor – Flight
Spider-Woman (4)
Spider-Geddon – Melee, Team-Up (Spider-Man), Defeat Antagonist (The Inheritors)
X-23 (4)
Extermination – Team-Up (Marvel Girl)
Uncanny X-Men – Team-Up (Bishop)
Bishop (3)
Uncanny X-Men
 – Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Jubilee (3)
Uncanny X-Men – Energy, Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Ms. Marvel (3)
Champions Annual
Infinity Wars
– Character Development (Helps preserve the Warp World inside the Soul Gem)
Namor (3)
Defenders: The Best Defense – Team-Up (Silver Surfer), Lead Team
Nightcrawler (3)
Uncanny X-Men – Teleport, Team-Up (Bishop)
Pixie (3)
Uncanny X-Men – Flight, Team-Up (Multiple Man)
Prestige (3)
Extermination – Telekinesis, Character Development (Remains with Ahab)
Psylocke (3)
Uncanny X-Men – Telepathy, Team-Up (Jean Grey)
Gwenpool (2)
West Coast Avengers – Melee
Ironheart (2)
Champions Annual – Tech
Multiple Man (2)
Uncanny X-Men – Team-Up (Armor)
Honey Badger (1)
Punisher (1)
Marvel Knights 20th
Wasp (NvD) (1)
Champions Annual
Beast (0)
Daredevil (0)
Gambit (0)
Human Torch (0)
Mockingbird (0)
Rogue (0)
Thing (0)
Venom (0)
Wolverine (0)


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