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Subj: Re: Think Doom is faking the redemption attempt?
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 at 11:00:12 am EST (Viewed 64 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Think Doom is faking the redemption attempt?
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 at 08:16:45 am EST (Viewed 63 times)

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For me, it's not so much whether he is faking it. It's really whether anyone can accept a redemption arc for Doom after the acts Marvel had him do in the past. If continuity doesn't matter (and I am increasingly under the opinion that it may not) then Doom very well could have had a change of heart.

I think an redemption arc is a natural direction to go. Doom generally walked the line and was often depicted as somewhat noble and fair. But he has also been depicted as a mass murderer, child abductor and a necromage. So his arc to being "good" will be steep for many long time readers.

Aside from that, I could see Doom as potentially being a very interesting anti-hero in these times. He's the most powerful non-mutant in the Marvel Universe (technically).

I don't think Doom's version of 'good' is the same as the rest of the Universe's version of good. So to him it might be 100% authentic, but to anyone else it might be different.

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