With the exception of Buffy Summers, messianic warriors fated to vanquish evil tend to be male: Harry Potter, Neo and Philip J. Fry each have destiny and a Y-chromosome on their side. If the female chosen one still plays as a subversion on 21st-Century TV sets, then imagine how a patriarchal, medieval-esque society would feel if a woman came trotting into their camp waving their culture's very own version of Excalibur. Even
Upcoming: As a reader it takes a lot to get me excited about a variant cover. Chew's scratch n' sniff gimmick for an SDCC issue seems like the sort of thing worth standing in a line for... if it indeed smells like Buffalo wings.
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