Friday, October 23, 2009

Like a Butterfly's Anniversary!

Hi everybody! Exactly one year ago, we created this little blog - Like a Butterfly. By that time, I was pretty annoyed Psylocke was stuck in New Exiles, without any hopes to return to the X-Men titles. And I was not the only one. It felt like everyone was forgetting about her, or didn't care about her anymore. That's why I created this blog. Betsy Le Site - the best Psylocke fansite that ever was - wasn't updated anymore. I kinda wanted this place to bring all the fans together again, and my inspiration was Rebel Rogue, an amazing Rogue fanblog. Soon enough, things started to happen. New Exiles was cancelled, and Sword of the Braddocks was released. Afterwards, Psylocke was finally brought back to the main Marvel Universe in Uncanny X-Men. In the most "classic Psylocke story" (i.e. convulated!) way! Those were turbulent times, but everthing worked out in the end. 2009 was a pretty big year for Betsy. She regained her telepathy and the spotlight she so long deserved. Currently, she appears in Uncanny X-Men, and soon will be guest-starring in X-Men: Legacy and Wolverine: Weapon X. And of course in a few weeks, Psylocke, her first solo miniseries will be released. How great is that? Not to mention her inclusion in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2. Things started slowly for us, but now we have like 2.000 visits a day! I just wanted to thank CmX who's always helping me out, all you guys who are always commenting here, the guys on CBR and the creators I've annoyed this past year, especially Chris Yost and Mike Carey. LOL. And by the way, I hope you guys like the new layout. =]

30 comments:

rafaelrodrigues1 said...

CONGRATULATIONS!
i've been a Psylocke fan since 1994 and by faaar this is the best blog EVER! Everyday i come here to read and see new stuff! I linked you guys on my Psylocke Brasil community on Orkut! Everyone loves you! The community has over 2000 members!!

Thank you guys e keep on loving and spreading our Psylocke!
RAfael Rodrigues

CmX said...

Congrats Gis love! Here's to many more years of the best Psylocke coverage!

Chris said...

whats up Lucky...
its cgar from CBR...Chris
so i love your blog. Congrats on the anni. and keep up the good work you do awesome

centurion said...

@CmX and Luckstar - I love this blog! I check it every morning religiously just to see the latest postings. I've been a fan of Betsy since 1991 and thank you both emphatically for creating this wonderful blog for Psylocke fans. To many years of prosperity to this blog!

Anonymous said...

its beautifull
i love the blog
and i love the image of the blog
lucky star you for sure are the best psylocke fan
the work, the attention you give, the help,...youre not just a psylocke fan, you like to give hapiness to the other psylockes fans...
i followed betsy braddock..le site, but it stopped...and now im here EVERYDAY
i hope you keep the good work
Congratulations
this blog its the BEST OF THE BEST
GO PSYLOCKE
asian/british/tong/telepathy/telekinesis/.........I DONT CARE
i always be following psylocke

thanks luckystar
thanks Cmx
thanks to all the people that come here and comment
THANKS

Luís

La Betsy said...

Congrats!!
I visit the blog few times in a day, lol
Hope u keep updating same way, this is my favourite blog right now.
I love Betsy Le Site as well, is such a pity the dont update again, now she is in the spotlight.
The new layout and look for the blog is just amazing.
Keep doing the good job!

Metalgorgomon said...

Congrats .LuckyStar. and Cmx for this blog!!!

Although I don't post here often.. I've been visiting this blog daily since it's early days and loving it till now.

Keep up the good work, guys!!
Let's hope we'll bee hearing, seeing and reading many more of Psylocke!!

SoulTapestry said...

The reformat is absolutely gorgeous. I'm so glad I found this community and have enjoyed all the information and camaraderie!

Congrats!

captainfur said...

Congrats! Keep the good work!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful.

FSaker said...

Wow, one year already! Congratulations, LuckyStar and CmX!! This is not only the best Psylocke blog, but also one of the best X-blogs ever!

And yes, I liked the new layout very much! As a guy, I feel kinda less intimidated by all the "pinkness" the blog used to have (that's silly, I know, but I'm silly, so...). Plus, the Betsy eras represented in the ink marks are very cool, and her Legacy and Finch representations getting the spotlight are wonderful!

Francis said...

that's an year yet...congratulations! for the Best Betsy Bloggers... i wish this could be such a satisfying year as it promises...keep on this way luckystar and cmx, you're the lighthouse of every Psylocke fanboy in the world... we <3 you!
and let me say the new blogstyle rulez

Anonymous said...

I nominate Luckystar as the patron saint of all Psylocke fans:D

Adam said...

Me too. This is a wonderful blog. I can't believe how fast you find all this information, and the redesign looks spectacular.

Kike Galván said...

congrats, como varios aquí, yo también diario lo checo, siempre me encanta saber que dicen acerca de mi X-Man favorita... felicidades!!!

like somepeople here i check it 24/7, i like to know why you say about my favorite x-man...

Selene said...

Congratulations to luckystar,CmX and the site from me,as well!Thank you so much for making this blog such a GREAT pleasure for Psylocke's fanatics! :-D

luckystar. said...

Aww, thank you thank you everyone! <3

DCG. J. Aldana said...

Congratulations on your anniversary!

If it hadn't been for this blog of yours, I wouldn't have had the smallest clue of what's going with Psylocke since here in Mexico she's like... well, not very popular. But I'm a big fan of hers since her Jim Lee days and I THANK YOU guys for keeping up to date this site with so much dedication.


Keep up the good work! *THUMBS UP*

I do like the new look of the blog, too. ;)

Jorge ALDANA

Selene said...

Purely out of curiosity,luckystar,is "Here's the drill;you stand still,I beat you senseless." one of Betsy's quotes in Marvel:Ultimate Alliance 2?

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! I love the blog and the new layout looks great. Keep it up!

Bonez_Giovanni said...

CONGRATULATION!! I really love your blog and appreciate from one fan to another the constant Psylocke coverage/updates/news/info etc... Also the update to the site looks absolutely amazing!! Thnx and keep up the great work!!

Giles said...

Congratulations Lucky and CmX! Your great work is much appreciated. And this blog looks better than ever! Keep going strong!

Francis said...

@Selene: that was a quote from X-Men:Next Dimension... loved that game

Selene said...

Tante grazie,Francis!I hear Betsy is playable as both a telekinetic and a telepath in that game...

Francis said...

Figurati!... exact and both were well-realized...their combo were effective and good to play as well as their moves...the telepathic version displayed very graceful attacks and her grabbings were the best in the game,she used the psi-knife or tp to stun or confuse the foe.the tk version's primary costume was kwannon's and she had an xtremely powerful special attack... and that was the game which introduced Betsy to me :)

centurion said...

@Francis and Selene - X-Men: Next Dimension was a great game. It's rare and hard to find a copy of decent quality anywhere, though.

centurion

Francis said...

that's true centurion...i got my copy for game cube in far 2003, sometimes i still play it

centurion said...

@Francis - Hey, there. Yeah, I was looking to purchase a copy for myself, but given the exorbitant prices on ebay and amazon.com marketplace, I reconsidered...

Anonymous said...

xmen: next dimension was the best representation of psylocke until MUA@ came out!!! my fave powers were the psychic knife from the air and the ultimate move where she enters the mind of the opponent and psy-slices them. i cannot get enough. and ONLY betsy had two versions of herself in that game!!!

i only regret in MUA2 how you cannot zoom in on betsy ETC. in-game as you could with MUA1.
am i wrong in that you can on ps3? please grant my wish- i only have a ps2 right now...


but the new powers of her telekinesis and my FAVE the swarm of butteerfly animation in which she has her hands to her tmeples and the flash of the butterfly aura and the mainfestation of the butterflies that follow her are EPIC!!! i cried when i first saw it

if they add her original pink costume for xmen legends 3 i will be in HEAVEN

centurion said...

@Anonymous - 7:11AM - Your're right. I truly hope that an X-Men Legends 3 game is produced, but I don't see that happening unless a new X-Men film is released that makes centi-millions of dollars. These types of games seem to be co-released with the debut of another film in the franchise. Assuming any of this happens, I just pray Betsy is a playable character. I also would like Dazzler in a possible X-Men Legends 3 lineup as well since she has been neglected for a long time. At this point, X-Men Legends (the original) was the best of the two Legends game in terms of the number of characters, plot, and overall execution.