3Novices : Runaways: Characters & Marvel Universe Connections Explained

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Marvel's Runaways

Originally launched in July 2003 as part of the Tsunami line of Marvel Comics (back at a time when Marvel loved toying with having different imprints, with Tsunami specifically dedicated to being more manga-esque), Runaways was intended as more of a lighthearted, adventurous title skewing towards younger readers ? though it still packed quite an emotional punch when needed.

Its premise is simple enough: six children accidentally discover that their parents are not only superpowered, but also evil, after walking in on a human sacrifice ceremony the adults are performing. Horrified at what they witnessed, the youths all agree to run away, with their explorations of identity (already bound up with their adolescent age) and their parents’ pursuit …

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