(CBR) If you”ve seen “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” odds are you”re now a much bigger fan of Quicksilver now than you were before you went to the movie theater. Yeah, somehow that goggle-wearing glam rock doofus that everyone mercilessly laughed managed to work on the big screen in a big way. Evan Peters” performance and that one sequence even makes us – and we can”t believe we”re saying this – like how the silver-haired speedster looks in “DoFP.” Seriously, he”s that good.
Quicksilver”s been around in the comics for 50 years now, and he has quite an impressive and complicated history that”s tied up with a lot of other Marvel heavy-hitters. His film presence is going to become comparably complicated when Aaron Taylor-Johnson zips onto the big screen as the character in 2015′s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.“ Yeah, that”s right, two actors playing two versions of Quicksilver in two different movies made by two different movie studios! In order to learn more about Mr. Maximoff and prepare yourself for his impending ubiquity, here are five single issues to get you up to speed on Quicksilver.
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