If Gambit got his own comic, who would you want to write it?

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#1 Posted by stumpy49er (1257 posts) - - Show Bio

It's easy to say the popular names like Ed Brubaker and (my personal favorite writer, Geoff Johns) but my problem with that is wether they would want to write it. Also, Geoff Johns won't be writing anything related to Marvel (like ever), so no point bringing that up. My 2nd favorite writer is Ed Brubaker, but I'm not sure if Gambit fits his style, nor am I sure he would want to write Remy. I want a writer who is not only good, but who is a fan of Gambit. Someone who wants to write him.
My top choice is Mike Carey. He gives Remy a lot of love in X Men Legacy. He seems like he would give Remy a lot of depth and go into his history. Plus, I love the rifle he introduced in Age of X, which he brought to mainstream continuity in X Men Legacy 252. 
Carey teamed up with Mike Choi, Scot Eaton or Clay Mann would be great.
I'd love to know everyone's thoughts on this and who you would all like to have as the creative team for a Gambit solo.

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#2 Posted by stumpy49er (1257 posts) - - Show Bio

To the Mods:
I know this thread is similar to other threads, 'Who is Gambits best writer' and 'Gambit needs his own comic how can we make this happen' but this one is more styled as a 'what creative team do you want on a Gambit solo comic' thread. 
Kind of a combination of the two. 

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#3 Posted by natejoseph09 (137 posts) - - Show Bio

I disagree that Gambit "gets a lot of love in Legacy", but maybe if Carey focused all of his efforts on Gambit the character it would be good. 
Personally if Carey wrote it i can imagine Rogue turning up showing how she's better then Gambit in every way, theif, charmer, cajun etc. 
My best option would be Marjorie Liu as she actually understands the character and then puts it on the pages, Carey hasn't shown to me that he cares about Gambit too much other then an accessory and plot point to Rogue.

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#4 Posted by stumpy49er (1257 posts) - - Show Bio
@natejoseph09: A lot of people on this forum give Marjorie Liu a lot of love (yeah, sorry, it's a saying I like to use). I haven't read that that much of her stuff, I think I have one or two of her Daken comics. I'll have to check out more of her comics.
 I like to think that Carey casts Remy as a bit of an underdog.  I almost thought Carey cast Rogue as a plot point to Gambit. Either way, it does kind of diminish both characters.
Good thoughts man.
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#5 Posted by spikevalentine (174 posts) - - Show Bio

Me :P but in case I am not available, well, Alan Moore. Realistically, either Rick Remender or the Kyle & Yost team, with art by Joe Madureira or Alvin Lee.

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#6 Posted by Logan X (221 posts) - - Show Bio

Scott Lobdell with art by Chris Bachalo or Larry Hama with art by Jim Lee.

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#7 Posted by Tigerstriper (461 posts) - - Show Bio

Fabian Nicieza

Jim Lee back with Marvel... we can dream can't we? =^-^=

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#8 Posted by spikevalentine (174 posts) - - Show Bio

@Tigerstriper said:

Fabian Nicieza

Well, he already did, but, to be honest, it wasn't a legendary run.

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#9 Posted by RyuHayabusa (2039 posts) - - Show Bio

Kyle Higgins

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#10 Posted by Mercy_ (94554 posts) - - Show Bio

Kyle Higgins

This or Marjorie M Liu.
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#11 Posted by IrishX (2870 posts) - - Show Bio
Mark Waid is doing great things with Daredevil and could be good on a Gambit title as well. Mike Choi would be ideal on art.
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#12 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7699 posts) - - Show Bio

Marjorie Liu with art from who ever.

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#13 Posted by RazielWraith (559 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe Jeph Loeb or Chris Claremont... but I know that's not going to happen anytime soon. As for artist... Salvador Larroca or Gabriele Dell'Otto.

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#14 Posted by Nighthunter (29571 posts) - - Show Bio

Rick Remender or Cullen Bunn

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#15 Posted by soccersss (561 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_ said:


Kyle Higgins

This or Marjorie M Liu.
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#16 Posted by X35 (6463 posts) - - Show Bio

@RazielWraith said:

Maybe Jeph Loeb or Chris Claremont...

It's who do you want to write Gambit, not who do you want to kill all interest in Gambit.

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#17 Edited by RazielWraith (559 posts) - - Show Bio

Compared to what's been written now and seeing what Chris Claremont him self thinks


Both Jeph Loeb or Chris Claremont's work would be a masterpiece to what Mike Carey and Gaga have wrote.

But I gave my choices and opinion... so deal with it... I mean if you're going to criticize my choices then don't be a hypoactive, do so with the others. Not everyone here has picked the perfect person to write about Gambit. I wasn’t going to say anything… but… do we really want Rick Remender? He doesn't even like Gambit, he just added to Psylocke’s bad taste in men, he seems to think that when a woman says "no"… she really means "yes". This is also someone who couldn’t even write such characters like the Punisher correctly.

Mike Carey gives Remy a lot of love in X Men Legacy?????

I don't know who I hate more... Rogue or her fans...

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