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MYG

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Smithville Thunderbolt

Subj: Re: Ronin Question
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 08:03:14 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Ronin Question
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 12:22:38 pm EDT

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> Well, Ronin appeared on many covers with the rest of the Avengers roster before her/Echo's debut in #11, so I'm guessing yes, for example #7.

As I'm sure you know, covers are often symbolic and not reflective of the interior of a comic. Echo/Ronin was brought along to Japan, but there was never anything in the text to indicate that she was being offered membership (in fact, most of the team didn't even know her identity at first, whereas they all knew each other's identity). I think she probably would have been made an official member if the events of Civil War hadn't intervened.

> > Well, Ronin appeared on many covers with the rest of the Avengers roster before her/Echo's debut in #11, so I'm guessing yes, for example #7.
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> As I'm sure you know, covers are often symbolic and not reflective of the interior of a comic. Echo/Ronin was brought along to Japan, but there was never anything in the text to indicate that she was being offered membership (in fact, most of the team didn't even know her identity at first, whereas they all knew each other's identity). I think she probably would have been made an official member if the events of Civil War hadn't intervened.


Case in point...how many times did Hercules (in the sixties), Ms. Marvel, Black Widow and many others appear on the Avengers' covers before they were actually made members of the team?! I thought Ronin I/Echo was an official member myself, until I saw that she was excluded from the roster on that other site. Thanks for your input people.


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