Blog : Doctor Doom

An appreciation of Doctor Doom, tragic hero and the world’s greatest super-villain

I am a longtime fan of Marvel superheroes. Anyone who knows me knows I’m a Spidey fanatic, but I also have a soft spot for the likes of Daredevil, the Thing, Iron Fist and Black Bolt. But maybe as much as any of them, I adore no super-villain more than Doctor Doom. I’ve always had a thing about him. He’s arrogant, super-smart, proactive, surprisingly honorable and deliciously snide. One Hallow’een I dressed up as him, with a Doom mask and a green towel around my shoulders, and proceeded to order my minions (i.e. my poor friends dressed like werewolves, ghosts and vampires) to go get Postman Pat chews for the glory of Latveria. There’s something about him that just makes him incomparable. Why?

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