Five topics we want in the Marvel comics about League of Legends lore

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 Bandle City and the Yordles

You ever wonder why eventually some Yordle ends up fighting for a different faction or region? You have the Demacian Yordle in Poppy, the Noxus Yordle in Kled, the Bilgewater Yordle in Fizz, and the Ionian Yordle in Kennen.

Zaun has Ziggs, Heimerdinger is in Piltover, the Frejlord has Gnar, and Shurima has Amumu (at least we think he was a Yordle in life). The only major regions that don’t have one Yordle resident are the Void and the Shadow Isles, but frankly, you could easily retcon Veigar to have gotten his powers from the Void and Teemo to be originally from the Shadow Isles because everyone who lanes against him wishes that they could die.

Yes, some Yordles like Rumble, Tristana, Lulu, and Corki are residents of Bandle City – a region that definitely needs more exposure as to its place in Runeterra by the way. The question remains, though, do Yordles leave Bandle City and make their way to another region, or are there little Yordle tribes in each region?

Are there not factions or regions that reject or cast out Yordles? Are the Yordles considered second-class citizens in their regions? Do the Yordles all have study abroad programs or student exchange situations to get their youngsters out into the world?

It’s a bit more of a light-hearted topic that Marvel can explore, maybe in a kind of Guardians of the Galaxy-type tone. It would be great to answer the mystery of the cutest, cuddliest, and – in the case of Teemo – most terrifying creatures on Runeterra, but it would also open these stories up to a lot younger of an audience.