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Vote for the Next Character of the Month: 7/14

The latest theme: mercenaries and assassins! There's 10 of them on the poll and now it's up to you -- yes, you -- to pick one!

Moon Knight Month is almost over (sorry, Khonshu!), so that means it's time to pick our next Character of the Month! July is just a week away and we're giving you 5 days to choose the next character that'll receive a full month of love and attention. Our first theme was A-list heroes and last month's theme was anti-heroes, but now we're giving some of the evil people attention. We have 10 assassins and mercenaries on the poll and now it's time for you to select a winner!

Unfortunately, Elektra was on last month's anti-heroes poll and one of the basic rules is a character cannot appear in the poll two months in a row (it's just not fair to the others, is it?). However, we still have a very cool cast of fiends to choose from. Your options for this month are Bane, Boba Fett, Bullseye, Cheshire, Deadshot, Deathstroke, Lady Shiva, Lobo, Mystique, and Taskmaster. The winner will appear in the Question of the Week several times, maybe have a few Battle of the Week segments, and receive their very own articles (Best Covers, Best Battles, Must Read Stories, maybe more). Which mercenary/assassin will earn the honor of becoming the next Character of the Month? Well, you can play a part in deciding that, so go vote and then explain why a one of these characters deserves the praise!


Voting will stay open until Friday morning (ET). We'll post an updated article announcing the winner shortly after the poll is closed. Now, go support your top choice!

Want to make a theme and character suggestions for an upcoming edition of Character of the Month? Let us know below or tell us via Twitter.

Posted by Iragexcudder


Posted by Life_Without_Progress

Deathstroke eliminates the competition but Deadshot and Taskmaster were pretty close to getting my vote

Posted by SlamAdams


Posted by DarthAznable

I love Star Wars but Taskmaster needs some love.

Posted by dondave

So much awesomeness. I honestly don't know who to choose

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Posted by mightyrearranger

Floyd, ftw. Might I also add that cover shot (I think from Secret Six/Suicide Squad's Blackest Night crossover) is one of my favorite drawings of him.

Also, Cheshire's New 52 update is pretty cool, so she gets honorable mention from me.

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Voting for Mystique, since everyone is going to vote for Deathstroke/Deadshot anyway.

Posted by Jyger85


Posted by MrMazz

Is it really fare Deadshot calling Deathstroke a one eyed freak when dosen't he have a magic cyber eye? Together they'd have an awesome 2 eyed tag team of assassination.

Posted by PapiNacho

Boba purely because I am curious as to what articles we would get.

Posted by RunawayAvenger


Posted by JoshuaDBr

My favorite of this list is Deathstroke. But I think Deadshot deserves character of the month. It was a hard choice though.

Posted by karasu_

Everyone's going to vote deadshot or deathstroke.. Star Wars isn't my cup of tea but Boba is a G. Lobo is cool but he's just an overall asswad. Cheshire is funny and just cool.... To look at.

Lady shiva=crazy b%&#. Mystique And bullseye are almost unheard of to me nowadays.. Lame and outdated! I've narrowed it down to the underrated taskmaster and bane. Prolly taskmaster he's a mudda effin baws!

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Voted Boba Fett. If Deathstroke or Lobo win I'll be happy though.

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse


Posted by MadeinBangladesh


Posted by longbowhunter

@mrmazz said:

Is it really fare Deadshot calling Deathstroke a one eyed freak when dosen't he have a magic cyber eye? Together they'd have an awesome 2 eyed tag team of assassination.

Floyd has both his peepers in the comics. Arrow made him the one eyed wonder.

Posted by GraniteSoldier

I'm completely torn between Bane, Deathstroke, Boba Fett, and Deadshot. I really have no idea who I want to vote for.

Posted by Vitalius

That is cruel to put Cheshire, Lady Shiva and Deathstroke on same list.

Posted by johnny_blaze

I vote Cheshire. Those other characters don't need any more exposure. They already got it.

Posted by GreenLantern8685




Posted by Perfect 10

Lady Shiva!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by AmazingWebHead

So what's next month? Sidekicks? A-list villains?

Posted by Sebast_Allen

Boba Fett

Posted by E1000

What's up of Bullseye these days ? My last strong memory of him was when he was crippled in thunderbolts... but he was hawkeye in the dark avengers, so he must have gotten better. Still, what's he up to now ?

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My sister-in-law makes $8316 in front of the computer and loves Task Master! Find out how at WWW.TASKMASTERWILLPAYYOUMONEYTOVOTEFORHIM.COM

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Posted by blackkitty

I'm an oddball, I love Cheshire. However, Mystique is a close second.

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Edited by comicace3

Lobo Lady shiva, Or DS, TM can wait.

Posted by Thatlyn Yoaeg'ill'rymmin


But... well, Against THE MAIN MAN... [the TRUE Main Man... shut'up New 52 EmoFake!]... I didn't see interesting fight, really...

So... It's time for a Female Character of the Month: MISTIQUE! [the Badass Bastard Mistique of Earth-616, not the loving and doubtfull Mistique of Films...]

Posted by TBEMrMcCoy
Posted by soloz

This is a damn hard poll..

Posted by SobeCin

Lady Shiva- a villain with class and sophistication.

Posted by LyraFay

Tough one.....Hmmm Cheshire!!

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@soloz said:

This is a damn hard poll..

Objective completed!

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Team Deathstroke

Posted by Jessica_Spector


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