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So Marvel teases 3 characters to die in Infinity War

So Marvel teases 3 characters to die in Infinity War

It has been teased that at least 3 characters will die in the upcoming movie Infinity Wars. The MCU has not been a stranger to character deaths losing characters such as Quicksilver, Phil Coulson (kind of), and Frigga over the years.

The hype is real ever since leaked teasers for the film surfaced online. And it will not culminate soon. I was browsing 9gag just this morning and I must say this got me laughing out loud.

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As to who really will die haven’t have an idea. We’ll just have to wait for the movie to come out then.

‘Til next time lads.

 

(Admin Ryan)

Top 10 Most Iconic DC Supervillains (Part2)

Top 10 Most Iconic DC Supervillains (Part2)

I missed writing here. I mean I do, that’s before laziness ensues and I just get stuck in bed and contemplate what’s next… Err that’s beside the point.

Here is the continuation of our list of iconic DC villains that I wrote a long time ago if you care to search it (Actually I want you to have the convenience and linked it).

5. Black Adam

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Otto Binder and C. C. Beck in 1945 as a one-shot villain for the first issue of Fawcett Comics’ The Marvel Family comic book.

Adam’s origin is told from comicvine:

Adam was born to the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II in the neighboring (fictional) land of Kahndaq. While there are contradictory accounts of the circumstances of Black Adam’s early history, certain elements are consistent:

While serving as high priest to Ramses II, the wizard Shazam sought a successor to his godly powers. Impressed with his virtue and martial heroism, he chose Adam. Having determined to make Adam his successor, Shazam’s intentions were altered by the intervention of his half-demonic daughter Blaze. Blaze struck a bargain with the god Set so that when Adam speaks the word “Shazam,” instead of becoming the avatar of the wizard’s deific patrons, he becomes the avatar of the Egyptian gods Shu, Heru, Amon, Zehuti, Aton and Mehen.

He has the power of Shazam. And that is a testament of how powerful this being is. He can call upon the power of the Gods to aid him. Black Adam don’t shy away from bloodshed, instead he revels in it. At one time he is quoted as: “I swim in an ocean of blood and do not drown beneath the waves.” A lot of the time, he’s quick to anger and doesn’t care for the world outside of Kahndaq.

When he fights heroes and villains alike it is with much gusto. One of the only beings to make Superman bleed in the injustice series, Black Adam is a force to reckon with.

4. Doomsday

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How can anybody overlook Doomsday? This villain killed Superman in one of the biggest story arc of DC in the 90’s. Created by writer-artist Dan Jurgens, Doomsday wrecked havoc from the day he was created. Originally known as “The Ultimate,” Doomsday was born in prehistoric times on Krypton, long before the humanoid Kryptonian race gained dominance over the planet about 250,000 years ago. It was a violent, hellish world where only the absolute strongest of creatures could survive.

When Superman “died” at the hands of Doomsday, DC shipped between 2.5 and 3 million copies of Superman #75, with most stores selling out of the issue on the day of its release. This is how iconic this villain is and maybe has most impact of the bunch.

 

3. Sinestro

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Sinestro was created by John Broome and Gil Kane as an enemy of Hal Jordan and the entire Green Lantern Corps. He first appeared in August 1963 in the comic Green Lantern #7.

Actually Sinestro started out as a Green Lantern and the one training Hal Jordan into the corps. Sinestro was disgusted by most of Jordan’s tactics in keeping order and had virtually no tolerance for him… He completely disregarded the lives of criminals on Earth and would’ve easily murdered countless imprisoned felons, if it was not for Hal.

 

From Comicvine:

Sinestro had to return to his sector. As much as he didn’t want to, he had to bring Hal with him.

On Korugar – Sinestro’s space sector and home planet, Hal Jordan found out the ghoulish secret of his Master’s Success – By enslaving the entire planet with his Superior powers and destroying anyone who dares cross him. Sinestro, In panic of how much malice occurred while he was absent, Impatiently fought his planet who has prepared to fight back to him, And Hal even joined them on their attack on Sinestro. Sinestro was beaten by his so called “friend” and the people he thought worshiped him… And the people of Krouger were grateful for Hal’s triumph. Humiliated and Enraged, Sinestro returned to Earth, and Hal followed a good distance behind him.

On earth, Hal and Sinestro were Ambushed by robots sent by the Guardians to bring them both back to Oa, where Sinestro was put on trial for crimes against his sector. There, the Guardians found the Great Sinestro guilty for his crimes (with Hal Jordan pleading against him), and he was Stripped of his Ring, Mask, and GL insignia and banished into the Anti-Matter Universe of Qward, since at the time the Guardians did not allow a Death Sentence.

On Qward, he forged a new power ring out of the yellow impurity that Green Lantern rings were not able to effect – With help from his new allies, the Weaponers of Qward.

He is one of Green Lantern’s greatest villain ever since.

2.  Lex Luthor

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There is no more iconic Superman villain as Lex Luthor period. Their time and names comes hand and hand thru the generations of comic fans. Described as: a wealthy, power-mad American business magnate, ingenious engineer, philanthropist to the city of Metropolis, and one of the most intelligent people in the world.

Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1940, first appearing in Action Comics #23, Lex has manipulated, undermined and defeated the man of steel time and again.

 

1. Joker

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The baddest of the bad. If you watched the Dark Knight you’d love this maniacal monster but in the comics he’s even worse.

Created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Joker has spread his psychotic notoriety ever since.

If you don’t know who the Joker is, I don’t know where you came from. And this is why he is the most iconic DC Villain ever.

 

So do you agree with our list? Hit us in the comments below. Thanks again and until next time.

 

(Admin Ryan)

Spider-man: Homecoming review

Spider-man: Homecoming review

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I know, I know I messed somehow.

Laziness has taken me these past months that I semi-shelved this piece. Saw Wonder Woman and it floored me, just like it floored everyone else it seems. I just couldn’t write about her because every other article I saw in the net has praised the beloved heroine. I am also so lazy that I haven’t updated the DC article and haven’t touched the comics as well. I am sorry. Day job is an a*hole. Again I am sorry.

Watched Spider-man: Homecoming yesterday. And I liked what I saw. It was a fresh new take on our beloved character that even new kids from the 2000’s can even identify (Spidey’s big screen image has been rebooted 2 times already and has been played by 3 actors, so far).

This is Peter Parker struggling through his teens part, the essence that the two previous outing didn’t tackle so much, maybe because they were played by older actors. This is the growing up Peter time. Spidey at his most hilarious.

Tom Holland, although in my taste not the matinee idol face you can think of, pulled by far a superior performance of the three actors. Maybe because this time Sony, with my head nodding, sought the help of the Marvel gurus to help with their script and make Spider-Man fresh again. They didn’t need to doubt, as Marvel gave us this wunderkind of a film. No longer do we have a predictable death scene of Green Goblin and Gwen Stacy. What we have now is fresh storyline that nobody can guess.

I think that is the magic of the MCU. It gives us a new fresh prespective of what we read in the comics and make it fresh and brand new on-screen.

I thought Tony Stark would dominate the scenes but no, he took the back seat when he needed to and made Spider-man into the foreground. It’s basically the story of Spider-man like we aren’t used to. And because of this I just can’t wait for Thor to come-out. So far the MCU has brought in two critically acclaimed movies in Guardians of the Galaxy and Spiderman, it only keeps getting better and better.

 

(Admin Ryan)

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