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    Default What are your top 3 Marvel franchises? (and when did you start?)

    For me they would be;

    1. Spider Man
    2. X-Men
    3. Guardians of the Galaxy

    I've been a Spider Man fan since the 90's (I'm not someone who ever uses the term fan to describe myself because...well a lot fanbases are toxic nowadays) however I'm a total nut for anything Spider Man-related. I got my start in the 90s with the Clone Saga and the Animated Series, collected the comics and toys back then grew up a bit and became "too cool" for it so to speak, recently as of this time last year I went on a very expensive nostalgia spree and purchased Spider Man trades, toys, etc.

    X-Men I've loved since the 90's as well, the Saturday morning cartoon (which ran on the now defunct Fox Kids iirc) is what got into the X-Men mythos. I had a very modest collection of X-Men figures from the 90s (I think mainly Sauron and a variation of the dozen or so Wolverine toys that were popular at the time). The early 2000s movies also revamped my interest in the X-Men, as of 2017 I've been collecting X-Men figures as well and have the whole Warlock wave and most of the Juggernaut wave of legends figures.

    Guardians of the Galaxy, I will admit that my enjoyment of the films is what influenced me to branch out further into GOTG beyond the movies; reading the comics and learning about the original team of GOTG and the differences and origins of the current comic heroes versus the MCU versions.
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    Xmen
    Thor (we need a second book dammit)
    Marvel Street (particularly DD, Punisher, Moon Knight)

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    Fantastic Four
    X-Men
    Daredevil

    I started around the mid 70's
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    I'm still working on what the third would be but these are my top two. Every issue since these babies.



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    *The MCU
    *Early Ultimate Marvel (up until it all went to pieces around the time of Loeb's Ultimates 3). Okay, looking it up that was still 8 years, so
    maybe not that early.
    *The X-Men

    And I started at around age 7, with a book about Spider-Man fighting some lizard creature Doc Connors had accidentally created (not the actual Lizard, although he also made an appearance).
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    X-Men, Inhumans, Eternals
    Current Franchises/Characters Obsessing Over:
    X-Men, Inhumans, Eternals, 2099, Venom, Marvel Supernatural, Street-Level Marvel, Suicide Squad, Teen Titans/Titans, Watchmen, The DC Trinity, Lantern Corps, Young Animal, Spawn

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    Inhuman, Thor and Everything Marvel Cosmic. (All theses can be categorized as one franchise )

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    Fantastic Four
    X-Men

    Can't think of a third.

    Try Marvel Two-in-One OUT NOW!


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    I NEED an Invisible Woman solo! It's got to happen sometime right?......right?

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    Avengers (which, in my days, included GotG)
    X-Men
    Defenders
    I've been reading comics since the early to mid 70's, when I was about 6 or 7 years old, but the 80's are my favorite era.

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    The Fantastic Four -- 1st issue #176 (1976)
    The Avengers -- 1st issue #156 (1977)
    The X-Men -- 1st issue #111 (1978)
    Between ages 9 and 11.

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    Fantastic Four
    X-Men
    Spider-Man

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    X-Men (including Deadpool)
    Spider-Man
    Fantastic Four

    My first book purchase was Deadpool #1 (1994) "Sins of the Past" by Fabian Nicieza.

    The X-Men were my gateway into comic book heroes and the Fantastic Four & Spider-Man are too iconic to not put on the top franchise list.
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    Thor
    X-Men
    Spider-Man

    I have been a reader of the X-Men and Spider-Man for about a decade. For Thor, Let's just say that I have been a fan for an awful lot longer.

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    Spider-Man and X-Men since the 1990s with the concurrent animated series from that decade, and Avengers since the 2000s.
    The spider is always on the hunt.

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    Xmen
    Spider-Man
    Daredevil

    I started reading comics in the mid 2000's, Runaways was the first graphic novel I read
    DC: The Wildstorm: Michael Cray. Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands, Justice League
    Marvel: Iceman, Gen X, Falcon, Runaways, The Defenders
    Other: Rat Queens, Motor Crush, Noble, Accell, Superb

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