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Name: Runaways
Creator: Brian K. Vaughan & Adrian Alphona
Date(s): 2003 - 2009, 2017 - present
Medium: comic book series
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Runaways at Wikipedia
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Runaways is a comic series published by Marvel Comics. It was created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, and has also been written and illustrated by others such as Joss Whedon and Terry Moore.

In 2017 the comic was adapted into Marvel's Runaways, a web television series for Hulu.


It is set in the Marvel Universe but does not feature superheroes. Instead, it is about the teenage children of supervillains who run away from their parents and fight crime, but not using code names or costumes. The original 18-issue story was a self-contained, complex plotline, and the ongoing series after that has built on the world and characters. The story and art are more diverse than most mainstream superhero comics, featuring many female characters, characters of color, and queer characters both in sexuality and gender presentation, as well as a variety of body types and fashions.


The fandom is not very large but there is some fic, mainly focusing on the canonical queer themes. The relaunch of the comics that coincided with the 2017 TV series helped grow the fandom.


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