*Some WandaVision discussion & possible spoilers through episode six follows!*
Most people’s only exposure to Pietro Maximoff, better known as the speedster Quicksilver and brother to the Scarlet Witch, is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s depiction in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and of course the much quirkier (and popular) “Peter” version from FOX’s later X-Men films. In fact, X-Men actor Evan Peters can now be seen now on Disney+’s WandaVision playing a warped version of the MCU’s Maximoff twin, somehow (what’s up with that, anyway?). These portrayals of Pietro have very little in common with each other, and yet they’re all miles apart from the original comic book character that inspired them. And isn’t that fascinating? Whatever changes the MCU makes in the characters’ origins, they usually maintain the personalities of major characters relatively intact in the process of adaptation. Why didn’t they with Pietro?
So. Let’s talk about Pietro Maximoff. That slippery bastard. [Read more…] about Pietro Maximoff: The Twin I Hate to Love and Love to Hate