The 31 Best Marvel Characters: Number Eighteen!

Magic Boots Mel!

I think the most recent character to hit the list, Magic Boots Mel hasn’t appeared yet in actual Marvel continuity. Her only appearance thus far was in an issue of Avengers Assemble which tied in to Age of Ultron – and may well have been one of the only saving graces of the entire event storyline.

With the mutant power of, it seems, innate mastery of football, Mel joins a rag-tag team of heroes in London to make a final charge against the forces of Ultron, and save the city for a few more days. Completely obsessed with the sport, she spends the last few days of humanity kicking tin cans and the odd grenades around, and was wonderful fun for the twenty pages we spent with her.

We want more!


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