Little is known about Mystique's past. Due to the fact she can eliminate the outward signs of aging with her shapeshifting; it is not known how old she is. Her powers manifested when she was twelve years old and she had to "fight just to survive. In , Raven found herself in the Mexican Sonoran Desert about to be executed by a firing squad because of her blue skin, which had led the locals to believe she was a witch.
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The s were a weird time if you liked comic books. A speculation boom and subsequent bust wiped away shops and publishers alike, and even Marvel—yes, Marvel—filed for bankruptcy in Yet the s were even weirder if you wanted to see comic books on the big screen. Dick Tracy.
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The portrayal of Women in American comic books have often been the subject of controversy since the medium's beginning. Critics have noted the roles of women as both supporting characters and lead characters are substantially more subjected to gender stereotypes, with femininity and or sexual characteristics having a larger presence in their overall character. During the Golden Age of Comic Books a time during which the medium evolved from comic strips women who were not superheroes were primarily portrayed in secondary roles, with some examples being classified as career girls, romance-story heroines, or lively teenagers. Typically, the heroine was either a "good girl" or "bad girl", with both roles having small effect on a male character's decision. In the Archie Comics , the titular character can never definitively chose between his two love interests Betty and Veronica , who typify this dichotomy between the good Girl-Next-Door and the dangerous allure of her foil respectively.
The film co-stars Rose Byrne , January Jones , and Oliver Platt , and also introduces Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence , who, like McAvoy and Fassbender, reimagine popular characters from the franchise Beast and Mystique already established in the original trilogy. Producer Lauren Shuler Donner first thought of a prequel based on the young X-Men during the production of X2 ; producer Simon Kinberg later suggested to 20th Century Fox an adaptation of the comic series X-Men: First Class , although the film does not follow the comic closely. Singer, who had directed both X-Men and X2 , became involved with the project in , but he could only produce and co-write First Class due to his work on other projects.