Between Days of Future Past and Apocalypse, Evan Peters' Quicksilver has swiftly established himself as a cornerstone of the X-Men movie universe. YouTuber Ez pays tribute to the speedster by recreating his latest heroic music video in Fallout 4.
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“You don’t have to be an X-Men fan to like it, but it helps.”
During the X-Men’s first few cinematic excursions, this adage more or less held true. While nominally aimed at comic book enthusiasts, the franchise wisely dispensed with dense backstories, superfluous characters and silly costumes in favour of the bare, leather-clad essentials. They were deliberately accessible to the mainstream and all the better for it.
Fast-forward to X-Men: Apocalypse and things have changed. Now, it’s: “If you’re not a diehard X-Men fan, GTFO!”
Whatever sense you were trying to make of the world, stop. Because in a collection of Flash Gordon comic strips sold overseas in Turkey, the cover features a terrifying visage reaching out to our heroes. It's one of Flash Gordon's lesser-known villains... the evil mutant Apocalypse, as played by Oscar Isaac in the next X-Men movie.