Why? I know for a fact that Marvel has used internet sources before. When Paul Smith drew the She-Hulk issue of Civil War he put Vance Astro in a combination of costumes that he'd never worn until then, but that I had drawn and put on the internet over a year beforehand. It is his current look, the costume he wears in Avengers: the Initiative, and it combines the george perez Justice costume with the Mark Bagley Marvel Boy costume as he drew it only towards the end of his run on the New Warriors. I know Jeff Parker, who said he and his editor were talking about my picture of the Agents of Atlas and Ed Brubaker said that he would use my pictures as a reference for the MODOC Squad when they were to be drawn by Mike Perkins. I'm just pointing out that in the current state of the world, comics are small, and the internet is huge. The internet is a way that fans can influence things in a huge way. I'm sure that someone typed in Vance Astrovik into Google image search and saw my picture of him as Justice, fourth one in, and gave it to Paul Smith as a reference. It is a weird fluke, but I doubt that Kevin Grevioux put those into Wikipedia, or anyone else at Marvel, before hand. They dropped the names like they were hints in the issue this week, the same way they mentioned Jono and Angel last month. In fact, Kevin Greivoux has said more than once that he wa told which characters to use. You could be right, that is totally possible, but it seems to me that Wikipedia was a likely source for an editorial assistant to get the info. The handbooks are written by the guys who run uncannyxmen.net and comixfan, and the Marvel Appendix, these are fans, and they have done the research. Then something like Wikipedia comes around and is centralized and contains minutia and some things that the well researched and thorough handbook writers do, and some they don't, but it is also easily manipulated. The Incredible Hulk bio was totally messed up for a couple of months, check the history. Why would Kevin Grevioux or anyone at Marvel cite the X-Men: The Last Stand Novel? I think it may have been an earnest mistake where the novelization's versions' details were added to the main Marvel Universe entries. I may end up checking it out from the Library to see if the details are there. Honestly, it isn't a big deal, but I don't think that anyone at Marvel is adding information that Tatoo and Radian were siblings who both discovered their powers at the same time in Church, not before it was mentioned in the comic, it just seems like a weird thing to put on Wikipedia six months before a book comes out is all.
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