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    Default Why does everybody hate Fantomex?

    Wondering, why does everybody hate Fantomex?
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    Because he is Gambit/Deadpool ripoff.

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    Yeah. We have Deadpool. We have Gambit. And they're both better.
    Ideas never die.

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    And Fanto is supposed to be a send-up anyway. It feels like a lot of writers take the guy too seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Purplevit View Post
    Because he is Gambit/Deadpool ripoff.
    How is he a Gambit/Deadpool ripoff?
    I like Fantomex, and I hate those two goofballs.
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    I'd like him more if he and Betsy fought more often.

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    I think he's great. Would love a Gambit/Fanto buddy book.

    Din't agree that he's a rip off of Gambit or DP, though he def pokes fun at the former.
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    Don't hate like others do, but never found him very interesting EXCEPT at the end of Bunncanny when he became a powerful villain. I actually liked that but Soule obvs didn't care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calaigah View Post
    Don't hate like others do, but never found him very interesting EXCEPT at the end of Bunncanny when he became a powerful villain. I actually liked that but Soule obvs didn't care.
    Have you read Spurrier's X-Force? I thought he made good use of the character in kind of the same vein.

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    I'm a Gambit fan and I don't "hate" him. I hate how unoriginal he is and how his creators and writers that tend to use him won't even admit that he's basically an amalgamation of several other characters.
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    Writers/Marvel try too hard to make him happen

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    We need for Gantomex to happen.

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    1. He's a douche.
    2. He was only created because Morrison hates Gambit.
    3. He's a douche who killed Darkstar.
    4. He's pushed down our throats at the expense of far better characters (whom people actually want).
    5. He's a douche who killed an innocent child.
    6. His MAX print series couldn't even outsell the Longshot mini but he's still pushed down our throats.

    Am I missing anything guys?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Confuzzled View Post
    1. He's a douche.
    2. He was only created because Morrison hates Gambit.
    3. He's a douche who killed Darkstar.
    4. He's pushed down our throats at the expense of far better characters (whom people actually want).
    5. He's a douche who killed an innocent child.
    6. His MAX print series couldn't even outsell the Longshot mini but he's still pushed down our throats.

    Am I missing anything guys?
    Isn't he not actually French, but pretends to be anyway?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambaryerno View Post
    Isn't he not actually French, but pretends to be anyway?

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