WandaVision Is Marvel's Chance to Finally Do Right by Scarlet Witch

Wanda Maximoff entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron as one half of a powerful brother-sister duo bent on causing chaos. Unlike her mutant counterpart, Wanda wasn’t born (or turned into via experiments if we’re going by the retcon) a mutant with the ability to warp reality. Instead, she and her twin brother Pietro (aka Quicksilver) gained their abilities by volunteering as test subjects in Hydra experiments to create supersoldiers. The two were exposed to the Mind Stone, which granted Wanda telekinetic and telepathic abilities. Instead of being the formidable mutant she was introduced as, Wanda was now an “enhanced human,” and her powers suffered a corresponding demotion.

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