Marvel is that abusive boyfriend I just can’t seem to quit. I kick his ass out, throw his stuff out the window because there’s no way I’m letting him back in, and change the locks. Then, a few months later, I see him around. He’s swearing he’s changed his ways. He’s begging me for another chance, telling me it’ll be different this time. I remember how good it was when it was good, and against my better judgment, I give him another shot. I hate myself for doing it, but I think that West Coast Avengers might be me giving Marvel another chance to break my heart.
Marvel announced yesterday that Kelly Thompson will be writing a new team book. West Coast Avengers will be made up in large part of the characters who were unfairly canceled, with Clint Barton (Hawkeye) in charge. The West Coast Avengers appear to consist of America Chavez, Kate Bishop (also Hawkeye, and perpetually annoyed at being confused with the other one), Kid Omega, and Gwenpool. According to Thompson, Clint wants to help Kate, but he is steadfastly refusing to admit how much fun it is to be a mentor.
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