The assassination of Emma Frost
When X-Men First Class first presented images of January Jones as Emma Frost, I was disappointed. When I actually saw her in the film, my disappointment increased. Any number of actors could have done a far better job – Christina Hendricks, for example. (I swear I’m not just suggesting her because her curves would look utterly delicious in a proper Emma Frost outfit – as opposed to the ill-fitting Walmart bra they stuck Jones in) – but it wasn’t just the acting that caused my disappointment. Far worse was the fact that a woman still known in the comics as The White Queen was reduced to lackey status and literally told to get ice for Sebastian Shaw’s drink.
Sent to get ice for his drink. And maybe a sandwich while she’s at it?
That is NOT my White Queen.
But apparently, it is the Emma Frost Marvel has come to embrace, culminating in her current place at Scott Summer’s side in the aftermath of Avengers vs. X-Men… [CONTINUED]

The assassination of Emma Frost

When X-Men First Class first presented images of January Jones as Emma FrostI was disappointed. When I actually saw her in the film, my disappointment increased. Any number of actors could have done a far better job – Christina Hendricks, for example. (I swear I’m not just suggesting her because her curves would look utterly delicious in a proper Emma Frost outfit – as opposed to the ill-fitting Walmart bra they stuck Jones in) – but it wasn’t just the acting that caused my disappointment. Far worse was the fact that a woman still known in the comics as The White Queen was reduced to lackey status and literally told to get ice for Sebastian Shaw’s drink.

Sent to get ice for his drink. And maybe a sandwich while she’s at it?

That is NOT my White Queen.

But apparently, it is the Emma Frost Marvel has come to embrace, culminating in her current place at Scott Summer’s side in the aftermath of Avengers vs. X-Men[CONTINUED]

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