Mutant Diana Shelved

Publisher scraps mutant superhero Diana

A US comic book publisher has decided to let Princess Diana rest in peace, dropping plans to reincarnate her as a mutant comic superhero.

Marvel Enterprises Inc says in a statement that “upon reflection” it will remove Diana and all references to the royal family in its upcoming X-Statix monthly comics.

The about-face follows a recent announcement by Marvel Comics that it planned to introduce Diana as one of a team of super-powered mutants in a five-series storyline called Di Another Day.Now we’ll never see the showdown with the Medusa-like villainess Camilla. Pity…

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  1. zombyboy July 10, 2003
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