So…What Are Their Superpowers?
A lot of people are going nuts over the new Avengers movie, but not me. I can’t get past their deplorable recruitment and selection decisions in the face of battling Loki, Asgard’s most powerful sorcerer.
Some of you see where I might be going with this. She doesn’t even…ok let’s take a look:
With Bullets? I’m Just Saying…
So yeah, we’re going to fight this intergalactic villain, and we need to round up the best and most powerful team that the Earth has to offer…why don’t we get females that, from all accounts, are…extremely deadly with a gun…?
Yeah, uh, last time I checked, firearms don’t inflict a whole lot of damage to INTERGALACTIC SORCERERS. At least they don’t in my continuity.
But Mike, they’re smart, and have held progressively senior positions in S.H.I.E.L.D. That kind of upward mobility speaks volumes about their potential…
Oh yeah? Kind of like Nick Fury, who’s in CHARGE OF S.H.I.E.L.D.? I’m not trying to be sexist here, quite the opposite. I’m just saying that if you’re going to make a movie with an ensemble cast of superheroes, you should, I dunno, get some women that are like, super…
Dude…Elektra’s so hot…I’m just sayin’, if she was real…dude…I’d totally look her up on plentyoffish…I’d send her this really thoughtful message that quoted all of her interests and even the stuff she mentioned in the long middle paragraphs. We’d chat for a bit, exchange digressions until the wee hours of the morning, and then we’d meet for coffee. She’d be wearing Old Navy and I’d be wearing Old Navy, oh crap, but then she can enter my mind…and know everything I’m thinking…ah forget it then.