The X-Men veteran and omega-level mutant Storm combines with the canvas Spider-Man in one of Marvel’s weirdest Avengers variant teams.
Two heroes who often have very little to do with each other are Storm and Spider Man. Although the two have sometimes worked together as part of a larger team, they are hardly inseparable. Despite this, a savage What if…? Marvel history has combined the two heroes into one of the craziest hero combinations.
As the new Regent of Mars, Storm has proven to be a righteous leader among his mutant companions and a ruthless warrior against mutant enemies like Tarn The Uncarrying. His natural leadership skills and strategic prowess earn him leadership of the X-Men after challenging Cyclops for the role and winning – minus his mutant powers. Soon after, she would lead Team X-Men: X-Men Gold with teammates Jean Gray, Colossus, Iceman, Archangel and Bishop against Cyclops’ X-Men Blue with Wolverine, Jubilee, Psylocke, Beast, Rogue and Gambit. . Storm’s heroism would attract the Avengers, who would recognize the achievements of the Goddesses of Time and recruit her as an official member in Avengers flight. 4 # 19. So, of course, it would make sense for the current Voice of Sol to lead a group of variant heroes as a web-slinger.
Comic book gag marvel Marvel: What now ?! (2013) # 1 by Brian Posehn and Scottie Young is a unique collection of comedy shorts that follow X-Men and Avengers character mashups. In one of these mashups, Storm becomes Spider-Storm, the new leader of the X-Vengers – a team of original characters based on current Marvel heroes of the 21st century. The variant hero team includes martial artist She-Shang Chi, Ben Grimm aka Thing Jr, and a gamma-ray red cable. Regardless of the team, Storm remains the same leader in any universe, including a wacky universe where Peter Parker has died and Dr. Octupus inhabits his body.
Storm’s costume base matches its original Side cutout leotard and signature black knee-high boots from X-Men giant size and Strange X-Men before changing to her ’80s Mohawk punk look. The front of her leotard changes to a traditional web design with the Spider-Man emblem redesigned to fit the lightning, insinuating that her powers are a combination of the two. His adorable web cape combines his shaw cap from his original X-Men costume and many iterations of Spider-Man costume cape. Her headdress crown connects to her half-hood – similar to the classic Spider-Woman costume – and ends her look with an adorable spiderweb cape. The leader of the X-Vengers also shouts a slogan that combines the notorious war calls of the X-Men and the Avengers, extending further to Storm’s involvement in both teams.
The hilarious Marvel comic pays homage to Storm’s leadership throughout the Marvel Comics by combining his classic X-Men look with the titular Spider-Man. No stranger to weird transformations as the omega mutant morphed into disgusting forms by Tarn The Uncaring and the King in Black Knull; However, Storm Spider is the perfect combination of the fearless X-Men and the lovable web-slinger hero.
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