35 Greatest MARVEL Villains!
9 8.5 01. Fantastic Four Visionaries - John Byrne, Vol... - John Byrne
Silver screen: Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silve Surfer
Played by: Julian McMahon
Granted, the silver-screen adaptation of such a villianous character wasn't very appealing but amist the not-so-exicting cast, Julian McMahon delivered just about everything but with less force!
Anyways, I got introduced to the Doctor is quite a strange way: For my 8th (or was it 9th?) birthday, my Dad bought me 3 toy cars. You know, the die-cast models. They had pictures of Marvel characters: Spider-Man, Venom & Dr. Doom! Since I already knew the former two, I suddenly became very interested in the newcomer!
I went to Wikipedia and must've read everything & anything there was written about Dr. Doom and his powers, his backstory and everything. I admit that his backstory wasn't as exciting as, let's say, Wolverine, Magneto, Hulk etc... but It was noble & realistic!
Then I started watching the Amazing Spider-Man series featuring Dr. Doom on Youtube and my respect just grew & grew. So cold, so menacing and none of those witty, stupid one-liners!
I saw him as the 'very one' villain in Marvel. I saw him as the Genghis-Khan of Marvel. I saw him as The Joker of Marvel: Eternally feared, hardly forgiving & seldom matched!
I was so hooked, I wanted more & more of the (bad) Doctor and as if they understood my yearning, Ravensoft created probably the best Marvel-themed game ever: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance which has many colourful and not-so-colourful characters!
The thing that impressed me most was that Doctor Doom was the one pulling the strings. He was the genius behind the whole Masters Of Evil thingy and boy o boy, the cutscene where It shows several X-Men characters + The Hulk lying all broken, bruised & bloody earned several points from me. How bad-ass can you get? He kidnapped a God, defeated The Hulk, made several demented versions of beloved heroes and actually outwitted Loki!
Whether we are talking Marvel, DC, Image, Horse etc..., there truly cannot be a villain as bad-ass, yet dignified, as Dr. Doom!
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11 6.9 02. Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus Volume 1 HC: v. 1 - Stan Lee
11 7.8 03. Spider-Man: The Trial Of Venom, Special Edit... - Peter David
66 8 04. Astonishing X-Men: Vol. 1 - Gifted - Joss Whedon,John Cassaday
37 8.1 05. Astonishing X-Men: Vol. 2 - Dangerous - Joss Whedon,John Cassaday
7 7.4 06. X-Men Red Skull: The Chaos Engine, Book 3 (X... - Stan Timmons,Steven Roman
7 6.8 07. Ultimate Spider-man: Power and Responsiblity - Mark Bagley,Brian Michael Bendis
19 7.8 08. Ultimate Spider-Man Volume 6: Venom: Venom v... - Brian Michael Bendis
8 7.7 09. Essential Spider-Man: v.1: Vol 1 - Stan Lee,Steve Ditko
14 7.3 010. Ultimate Spider-Man Volume 11: Carnage: Carn... - Brian Michael Bendis
8 8.7 011. Spiderman and the Uncanny X-Men - Roy Thomas
7 5.2 012. Tales to Astonish: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and... - Ronin Ro
8 7.6 013. Ultimate Galactus Book 3: Extinction TPB: Ex... - Brandon Peterson,Warren Ellis_II
8 6.2 014. X-Men: The Complete Onslaught Epic Volume 2 ... - Mark Waid,Jeph Loeb,Larry Hama,Scott Lobdell,Howard Mackie,Tom DeFalco,Warren Ellis_II
8 5.3 015. Web of Spiderman: The Name of the Rose (Part... - howard mackie
177 7.5 016. The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunat... - Lemony Snicket
115 8.5 017. The Sandman, Vol. 8: World's End - Neil Gaiman
108 7.5 018. Death Note, Volume 8 - Tsugumi Ohba,Takeshi Obata
91 7.9 019. Fruits Basket, Volume 8 - Natsuki Takaya
82 6.3 020. The Path of Daggers (The Wheel of Time, Book... - Robert Jordan
61 6.7 021. Chobits, Volume 8 - CLAMP
68 6.4 022. From a Buick 8 - Stephen King
66 7.7 023. Bleach, Volume 08 - Tite Kubo
58 8.2 024. Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book... - Laurell K. Hamilton
51 7.9 025. Naruto, Volume 8 - Masashi Kishimoto
49 7.3 026. Y: The Last Man - Vol. 8: Kimono Dragons - Brian K. Vaughan
46 5.9 027. Naked Empire (Sword of Truth, Book 8) - Terry Goodkind
40 8.2 028. Preacher: Vol. 8 - All Hell's A-Coming - Garth Ennis,Steve Dillon,John McCrea
35 7.9 029. Gossip Girl No. 8: Nothing Can Keep Us Toget... - Cecily von Ziegesar
38 8.3 030. D.N.Angel, Volume 8 - Yukiru Sugisaki
33 7.6 031. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Vol. 8 - Clamp
42 6.7 032. From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, Book ... - Charlaine Harris
31 9.1 033. Transmetropolitan: Vol. 8 - Dirge - Warren Ellis_II,Darick Robertson
30 4.5 034. The Girl Who Cried Monster (Goosebumps, Book... - R. L. Stine
26 7.8 035. Fables, Vol. 8: Wolves - Bill Willingham
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