Lukas Shayo-

Lukas Shayo

About Lukas Shayo

Lukas is a recent graduate of the Macaulay Honors College in New York City. A former Editorial Assistant now serving as a comics writer, Lukas made the jump to CBR in the hopes of getting the chance to be a professional writer. Having started graduate school in 2022, Lukas intends to become a high school guidance counselor, all while writing articles about somewhat obscure comics like Alpha Flight and Last Flight Out, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and any movies, games, or books he happens to come across. Lukas writes most of his articles with a cat on his shoulder.

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10 Great X-Men Comics Ruined By Fan Service

Despite starting out strong, excessive fan service in X-Men comics like All New X-Men and New Mutants dragged ruined their potential.

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10 Deaths That Changed Marvel Comics Forever

Whether or not they returned to life, the deaths of Marvel heroes like Captain America, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Charles Xavier changed everything.

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The Fall of Krakoa Is Secretly a Legendary X-Men's Fault

The Quiet Council has been working to ensure mutantkind's future, but Krakoa's fall is all but certain thanks to mistakes made by the X-Men's founder.

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10 Times DC Was Ripped Off By Marvel

Bearing a strong resemblance to DC creations, Marvel characters like Hyperion, Nova, and Black Cat toe the line between inspiration and overt copying.

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10 Worst X-Men With The Best First Impressions

Despite enjoying fantastic debuts in Marvel Comics, X-Men like Glob, Cypher, and Puck quickly wound became the team's worst members.

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10 Marvel Heroes Who Need Symbiotes

Giving heroes like Captain America or The Punisher symbiotes would spice up Marvel Comics and give anti-heroes like Venom some stiff competition.

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10 DC Super-Teams Green Arrow Should Join

Green Arrow may be a popular member of the Justice League, but they're not the only DC superteam that would benefit from Ollie's experience and skill.

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10 Ways Spider-Verse Saved Spider-Man Comics

Introducing characters like Spider-Man Noir and putting a unique spin on Peter Parker's story, Spider-Verse revitalized Marvel's Spider-Man comics.

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10 Best Daredevil Candidates Who Could Replace Matt Murdock

Matt Murdock made a name for himself as Daredevil. Should the Man Without Fear ever retire from that role, several Marvel heroes could take his place.

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10 Marvel Super-Teams Spider-Man 2099 Should Join

Leading his own team in Across the Spider-Verse, Miguel O'Hara would be an asset to groups like the Dark Avengers and the Exiles as Spider-Man 2099.

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10 Best Punisher Candidates Who Could Replace Frank Castle

The Punisher is one of Marvel's most brutal and effective vigilantes. If Frank Castle retires, heroes like Elektra or Deadpool should take his place.

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10 Marvel Miniseries That Were Way Too Short

Marvel miniseries events are not always given an adequate amount of issues, leading to comics like Book of Doom to feel unresolved in many ways.

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10 Marvel Heroes Who Lost Their Powers But Never Quit

Despite losing their superpowers, nothing could stop Marvel characters like Captain America or Storm from being a hero and fighting for justice.

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10 Best Marvel Heroes With Confusing Origin Stories

Even the most iconic Marvel heroes from teams like the X-Men and Young Avengers actually have strange and confusing comic book origins.

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10 Marvel Comics Sequels That Surpassed The Original

Following up on loose plots threads, Marvel comic sequels like Secret Wars (2015) and X-Men Red (Vol. 2) nailed their mark and outdid previous runs.

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10 Greatest Underachievers In DC Comics

DC characters like Booster Gold can achieve so much more if they reached their potential instead of wasting their talents or doubting themselves.

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15 Weirdest Details From Early X-Men Comics

The original X-Men were very different compared to their modern mutant counterparts, and their earliest comics had no shortage of bizarre details.

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10 Most Important Batman Milestones In DC Comics

Important moments in Batman's life have defined his superhero career and legacy in DC Comics, and he achieves more milestones with each year.

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10 Dead X-Men Villains Who Should Return

Famous X-Men villains who appeared in stories like Days of Future Past, X of Swords, and Fall of X died but deserve comic book resurrections.

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10 X-Men Showdowns We're Still Waiting For

Recent X-Men comics established rivalries and antagonistic relationships between Beast, Storm, and more, that fans hope turn into all-out showdowns.

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