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MARVEL: Some Epic Movie Plots We Should Have but We (Probably) Won’t

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Having all of them in one single movie is every Marvel fan dream, isn’t it?

Before you get into this long-read further, let me tell you two words about the picture (with also the caption) above: Highly Impossible. Now go on, I have something important to tell. The title speaks for itself, doesn’t it?

I believe that most of us have ever imagined the Avengers, the X-Men, Fantastic Four and any other well known alliances from the Marvel Universe  are together in one movie as it is illustrated in some of Marvel comics. I bet most of us DID think about this at least once. Especially during the hype of Captain America: Civil War last year. Well, if you’ve never imagined such things, then you should, at least during and after reading this post.

There are some big big holes in the cinematic universe of Marvel and most people who consider themselves as the big fans of the franchise may have realized this as well. In this post I would like to point out some comic-based plots that can make what we have been watching for years in the cinema even better.

The Illuminati

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Yes. That’s Charles Xavier. Got the idea of the title of this post now? 

 

 

You may think of a secret organization. Well, BINGO.

The First (Failed) Attempt to Form Registered Heroes Association

Following the war between Kree and Skrull, it was Tony Stark (Iron Man) who came up with the idea of forming an official organization that could band together various heroes to prevent planetary threats. Tony invited Black Bolt, Mr. Fantastic, Namor and Doctor Strange to meet at the palace of Black Panther in Wakanda. Due to a lack of trust among them, most of them raised several objections to Tony’s vision while Black Panther refuse to join the alliance. Finally, instead of forming official organization to work together, five of them, excluding Black Panther, agreed to secretly share information so that they might better anticipate and respond to any threatening events. Not so long after this, the father of all X-Men joined them.

The Secret Missions

The Illuminati was formed far before the civil war and the members have gone through several epic adventures.

Journey to Skrull planet

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‘This is a WARNING.’ Credit to: Vavel for providing this copy

They went on a journey to the Skrull home-world to deliver a warning. Unfortunately, the leader of the Srullls saw this as an insult and declared a battle against our heroes. During the fight, they were captured after they got their super powers nullified by the inhabitants of the planet until Tony Stark successfully escaped by taking advantage of the Skrulls’ carelessness. The Skrulls assumed Tony Stark as a useless weakling, because he is the one without super power among the group, without his powered armor. In the end, Tony helped the other members to escape and find their way back home.

The Infinity Gems Guardians

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The Infinity Gems Protectors

 

The next plot, which is impossible for movie adaptation, has been illustrated on the picture above (you’ve seen Charles Xavier twice in this post and now you know how impossible it is, don’t you?). On their next chapter of story, still before the civil war, Mr.Fantastic was on his mission on collecting the Infinity Gems when he request the members of Illuminati to help him. At this point, Prof.X agreed to help and joined Namor and Doctor Strange to search the Mind Gem while Black Bolt, Iron Man and Mr. Fantastic were responsible to search the Reality Gem. Once the gauntlet was filled with the gems, Mr.Fantastic tried to use the gauntlet to destroy itself. His attempt was failed. Preventing the gauntlet and the gems to be misused and caused more trouble that may threaten the universe, he ultimately decided to remove the gems from the gauntlet and gave one to each member of Illuminati to safeguard the gems in secret.

World War Hulk

We are getting warmer to the civil war but before that,there is world war Hulk. It was literally Hulk versus everyone and Illuminati was included… to be honest, they somehow the one who pull the trigger to the war. I told you that it happened far before the civil war and Hulk, or Bruce Banner, was not able to control his emotion yet. Preventing the danger of Hulk, the Illuminati decided to send Hulk into the outer space by creating an android decoy which resembled Nick Fury. The android was programmed to give order to Hulk and deployed the Green Giant on a mission of disabling a dangerous satellite. Once entered by Hulk, the satellite turned into a space-craft that has been programmed to sent Doctor Bruce Banner, or the Hulk, into an unpopulated planet. Unluckily, the space-craft entered a wormhole that led Hulk into a planet called Sakaar and served as a Gladiator to please the Red King. Once he managed to find a way to come back to earth, Hulk demanded for revenge to what the earthlings had done to him.  I heard that World War Hulk will be on cinema in 2018. If so, there will be a small chance of seeing Mr.Fantastic come along with Iron Man, Doctor Strange and lack Bolt. Prof.X and Namor was absent during this arc so there will be another excuses for not including any X-Men member.

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Enraged Hulk fought Mr.Fantastic and Dr.Strange during the World War Hulk. Thanks to Den of Geek for having this excerpt. Click on the link to read more about World War Hulk

The Civil War: Illuminati Disassembled

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What the cinematic version didn’t allow us to see: Wolverine, Iron-Spider, Human Torch, Colossus, Mr.Fantastic and obviously the rest of the X-Men and Fantastic Four.  

Civil War was what finally shattered the unofficial secret organization apart. Tony Stark, as we all know from the comic or the movie, was the one who agreed with the idea of heroes registration while Captain America against this vision and decided to create Secret Avengers to against the government. During this part, I hope you start to understand that the Illuminati has been operated during the time Tony Stark was involved in the Avengers along with Captain America and the other members that you are familiar with. Going back to Illuminati, Mr.Fantastic was the one who share the same vision with Stark while Black Bolt and Doctor Strange against it. Namor was abstain considering there was no impact of the war to the Atlantic and Prof.X could not make any comment at that time. Hence, the Illuminati was disassembled as the calamity started.

The Skrull and The Hood invasion: Reassembling the team

Despite their different visions during the civil war, the group was reunited by Tony Stark as the Iron Man find out that the Skrull was planning for secret invasion to the earth. During the Hood raid, where the enemies were targeting the Infinity Gems, Black Bolt was replaced by Medusa for temporary moment. Afterwards, Captain America took custody on Black Bolt’s gem during his time away. This arc was the last of the former formation of Illuminati before the chaotic clash between the Avengers and the X-Men that change the secret group for good.

The Avengers VS X-Men

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Let’s say this is very impossible to be adapted into movie for now

Well, this is another epic part yet very impossible for movie adaptation. During the clash between Avengers vs X-Men, several important events happened and I will put them on a list.

  • The clash was caused by the return of the Phoenix Force.
  • Cable showed up from the future to protect his daughter, Hope Summers from the Avengers.
  • X-Men joined the Avengers to stop Cable who revealed that the Phoenix Force was coming for his daughter.
  • Knowing the fact, the Avengers wanted to take custody on Hope but X-Men disagree.
  • The clash between them was inevitable and during the battle, Iron Man accidentally split the Phoenix into five parts which later possessed Colossus, Namor, Emma Frost, Cyclops and Magik.
  • Spider-man tricked Colossus and Magik to fight each other until the Phoenix within them left while Namor’s Phoenix Force left him not long after his raid to Wakanda.
  • Hope, after her training with Iron Fist’s master Lei-Kung, was finally able to stand up to Cyclops.
  • Frustrated, Cyclops extracted Emma Frost’s Phoenix Force and accidentally killed Charles Xavier while the professor tried to intervene.
  • Finally, Hope and Scarlet Witch (Wanda) managed to defeat Cyclops and wish away the Phoenix Force.

I realized that the list is full of spoiler. But who cares? Too many X-Men references. It’s not gonna be filmed anyway.

The Illuminati Avengers

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Hank McCoy (Beast) and T’Challa (Black Panther) as the new Illuminati. Tony is talking to Black Bolt.

This is gonna be the last arc I would like to discuss because this post is getting longer everytime I stop awhile to think. The clash between Avengers and X-Men was over and another threat arose. It was Black Swan, who was captured by Black Panther during her time on Wakanda, who showed Black Panther the danger of the other universes intruding and destroying each other. Based on this insight, T’Challa (Black Panther) called the Illuminati together and joined them as a team of Avengers under Captain America. Beast (Hank McCoy) took the place of the deceased Professor X along with the infinity gem of the professor. With all infinity gems and also the gauntlet with them, Captain America tried to push back the intruding universe by using the completely filled Infinity Gauntlet but the attempt failed, shattering all the gems but the Time Gem. Captain America later objected to destroy the other universes to save theirs. An idea that was rejected by the rest of the Illuminati. They finally erased the memory of Captain America and continue working on the calamity without him.

Well, you’ve read and seen how many X-Men, Fantastic Four, even the Defenders references on this post that are highly not possible to be filmed. However, we are free to imagine if Illuminati and some of its arcs are filmed, aren’t we?

Finally, after several years, I hope this post is no longer relevant because Marvel Studios will finally bring the whole squad, including X-Men, Fantastic Four, and everyone that I am too lazy to mention, into the cinematic universe altogether. Well, we deserve at least one movie with both Avengers and X-men fighting each other or fighting together, don’t we?

 

ONE LAST QUESTION: IF MARVEL STUDIOS ALLOW US TO HAVE ONE OF THOSE PLOTS TO BE FILMED, WHICH ONE DO YOU WANT?

 

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The Types and Their X-Mentors

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Everyone who watches or reads X-Men might have ever imagined as if he or she was born with such gift. More than that, I bet you dream about being enrolled in the Xavier’s School. If so, you must have encountered some random thought about having peculiar mutations such as healing factor, reading and controlling other people’s mind, manipulating gravity or controlling certain elements. Hence, you might want to know who will be suitable as your mentor. This post would like to talk about which of the X-Men understand each type. So, let’s find out who your teacher is.

ESTP

Mentors: Gambit (Remy LeBeau) assisted by Wolverine (James ‘Logan’ Howlett)

Known as the most energetic and bold, constantly seeks for excitement and thrilling challenge -caused by their dominant SeESTPs mutation is highly related to any adrenaline-pumping inhuman prowess or any super-strength capability. Remy is an ESTP who might relate the similar functions of younger mutants with the same types. Another mentor, Logan, with his dominant Si that is fueled with hundred years of experience will guide the young mutants to control their fearless and curious dominant function, preventing the ESTPs to clumsily driven by their adrenaline rush.

ISTP

Mentors: Beast (Henry McCoy) assisted by Cyclops (Scott Summer)

Ti is dominant within ISTPs, making them very analytical and logical. With Se assisting on the second of the stack, they use their sense to grasp various external inputs and let the Ti builds the original ideas of crafting unbelievable structures out of anything they might find. Thus, being extremely expert in making and using any weaponry might be the mutation of ISTPs. The dominant Ti of Hank McCoy will help the young mutants to develop their functions. Besides, the professor is an expert in engineering and science. Scott, as another genius, has high functioning Te that may assist Hank to guide the ISTPs and help them developing their analysis ability before, while, and after the combat.

ENTP

Mentors: Magneto (Max Eisenhardt a.k.a. Eric Magnus Lehnsherr) assisted by Deadpool (Wade Wilson)

ENTPs’ classical problem: they find it very hard to keep their focus on one thing. They are interested in anything new, will try to learn everything that catches their attention but will stop after several days. Thus, they probably develop the mutation that is related to shape-shifting, either partial or full transformation. (If MBTI has something to do with mutations) This is Magneto‘s job to build their conscience in developing their functions and ability. Meanwhile, Deadpool can be a good sparing and sharing partner for he is the more experienced ENTP.

INTP

Mentors: Beast (Henry McCoy)

Lost in thought is what INTPs regularly experience. Therefore, having one mentor with similar dominant function is what best for them. They are natural geniuses who are more likely to develop any mutation related to mind. Should there any physical, they might be one of those blue mutants.

ESFP

Mentors: Iceman (Robert Louis Drake) assisted by Wolverine (James ‘Logan’ Howlett)

Similar to the ESTPs, ESFPs are driven by their Se which is very excellent in deciding actions without hesitance. Another similarity is both type knows how to make fun and take non-heroic advantage of their power. Energy blast, laser heat or probably electric manipulation are some possible mutation of this type. However, control is needed here. Bold personality of Bobby Drake should be accompanied with the experienced one, Wolverine.

ISFP

Mentors: Rogue (Anna Marie) assisted by Storm (Ororo Munroe)

ISFPs are highly imaginative and artistic their Se function support the Fi, making them very curious and adaptable but quite self-oriented at the same time. Rogue, as an example, develop an awesome mutation of copy-catting others’ ability once she touches them. Another ISFPs might develop stronger ability, maybe without physical contact. However, an Fe dominant is needed in this case to build their awareness of their surrounding, Ororo is the right partner for Anna.

ENFP

Mentors: Professor X (Charles Xavier)

They are the easiest type to be distracted. Therefore, there is nothing better than handing them to the founder of Xavier’s School. ENFPs are enthusiastic young mutants and Charles has always succeeded in guiding them. Kitty is one example. Their jumpy personality makes them possible to unlock dimensional traveling or teleportation ability.

INFP

Mentors: Storm (Ororo Munroe) assisted by Colossus (Peter Rasputin)

INFPs value harmony and orders. They have peculiar strong attachment with nature and its elements. This factor makes them possible to mutate and develop ability in elemental control which requires an expert on it: Storm. Colossus in this case will guide them developing mature personality as dominant Fi users.

ESTJ

Mentors: Mystique (Raven Darkholme)

Telekinesis or controlling others’ mind are more likely to be their gift. However, lacking in Ti might put ESTJs in trouble during an encounter of stronger Ti users with Ne or Se supporting them. Thus, Mystique with her dominant Ti and experience as the first generation of X-Men is proper teacher for young ESTJs.

ISTJ

Mentors: Archangel (Warren Worthington III) assisted by Wolverine (James ‘Logan’ Howlett)

ISTJs build their mental knowledge mainly by referring to the past experience and external factual resources. Good thing about it: they won’t fall into stupid clumsiness and probably develop an ability of seeing the future. Bad side: they will be timid and afraid of the future. An Se dominant is needed in this case. Warren is chosen for his bravery and boldness while Wolverine is helping since he is the one with most experience about past and future.

ESFJ

Mentors: Night Crawler (Kurt Wagner) assisted by Storm (Ororo Munroe)

Fe is very strong with this one. They might develop an ability of healing any kind of fatal injuries because of their dominant functions. However, Kurt is needed to guide them controlling their Fe and balancing it with some personal idealism while Ororo will help them growing into mature ESFJs.

ISFJ

Mentors: Wolverine (James ‘Logan’ Howlett) assisted by Jubilee (Jubilation Lee)

We all know that Logan and Jubilee works well as a pair. Thus, having them guiding ISFJs who seem to grow as the protector with invulnerability mutation must be a good idea. Wolverine with his well developed Si and Jubilee with her energetic Se.

ENFJ

Mentors: Professor X (Charles Xavier) assisted by Wolverine (James ‘Logan’ Howlett)

Charles’ wisdom and Logan’s experience will develop ENFJs into the most promising leader who can protect and guide the other mutants in the future. The two senior mutants have well developed Fe. By the way, ENFJs ability might be something related to invulnerability, inhuman strength, or both. Simply the prowess to defend their comrades.

INFJ

Mentors: Phoenix (Jean Grey) assisted by Shadow Cat (Kitty Pryde)

As an Ni dominant, INFJs need an Ne dominant to balance help them developing their inferior functions. Thus, Kitty as Ne dominant is needed here to assist Jean as the INFJ who will lead the youngsters developing their ability which is most likely to be related to mind control or energy manipulation.

ENTJ

Mentors: Cyclops (Scott Summer) assisted by Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock)

ENTJs abilities are highly related to mind reading and controlling, telekinesis, or summoning other entities. Despite their mutation, the personality of ENTJs is dominated by Te and Ni. Making them highly critical and factual. Scott Summer should be their main mentor assisted by Ti dominant, Psylocke, in this case.

INTJ

Mentors: Magneto (Max Eisenhardt a.k.a. Eric Magnus Lehnsherr)

It is not easy to approach INTJ especially during their personality development phase. Thus, having senior INTJ as their one and only mentor is the best way. They might unlock similar peculiar ability as their master, or even stronger.

Well, you may agree or disagree with the write-up above. Here is another wallpaper.

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The Danger Room

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Are you familiar with that empty room? If you have ever watched a movie that tells you about abnormal beings living together in a massive mansion where there are school and jet inside along with bald professor on a wheel chair, then you have ever happened to see that picture. If it is still not really clear for you, here is another hint.

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Now most of you might have recognized what Danger Room is, haven’t you? It is a huge simulation room where the mutants in X-Men practice to develop their abilities as mutants in the real battle situation. Usually there will be some senior mutants guide the younger ones during the training as you can see in the picture, there are Mystique and Beast with the young X-Men (Left to Right : Nighcrawler, Storm, Cyclops, Phoenix and Quick-Silver). The Danger Room is designed to have such super realistic sensation during the practice that you can feel the fear of dying and getting chased by The Sentinels. Now maybe I exaggerate it, but these two weeks, I think some of my professors are pushing us to the limit and I personally feels like they put us in Danger Room situation.

Never ending assignments of designing new techniques and developing some methods, daily presentations, reviews and so forth are coming endlessly. At first, it was totally normal to have one or two reports and presentations. Then I thought it would soon decreased, but once two papers’s done, there came other three out of somewhere! I am so triggered that I write another shitty twisted thought about this Danger Room analogy. Seriously, now, every time I enter the classroom, I imagine my professor as a gifted being who can read and control others’ mind and my friends and I as a noob young mutants seeking for clarity and wisdom in a room where your worst enemy will soon be summoned by the prof. The young mutants end up in a relentless regime of training that is painful yet effective. However, IT IS painful and it is not easy to satisfy the professor with our struggle.

I don’t know if either Charles Xavier, Hank McCoy or Raven Darkholme has a very high expectation that one of them find it difficult to appreciate the hard works of their disciples. Though my professors, some of them require us to think out of the skull to make them smile. Indeed, it is stressful. That’s one downs. However, I can say that with such force to accomplish many things at once, I unconsciously develop. Painfully develop.

Thus, like those young mutants in X-Men who frequently experience dying and extreme fear during simulation practice, I won’t stop though I suffer serious lack of sleep and worrying hair loss. In the end, these all will over and I will utilize what I have learnt during the Danger Room situation to make a better life for everyone. By the way, no offense, dear professor.