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Subj: I can see him as a not-so-heroic hero
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 at 12:27:37 pm EST (Viewed 163 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Think Doom is faking the redemption attempt?
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 at 11:00:12 am EST (Viewed 166 times)
Exactly. I love the character of Doom. He represents one of the great Marvel characters of all time. Certainly in the top 10, maybe even the top 5.
We have seen anti-heroes before. The Punisher. Deadpool. Wolverine. Heck, even the Silver Surfer could be considered an accomplice to murder on a massive, galactic scale. And many more. But Doom has a pretty brutal and evil backstory and continuity. On numerous occasions he has demonstrated he lacks a moral compass. That's a tough redemption reboot if you ask me.
Of course Marvel can always trot in St. Alicia or other device to pronounce, after feeling Doom's face, that he has "good inside him", etc. That's usually all it takes.
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