The US Government in the Marvel U Is Ridiculously Inept!

Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio
 
I've noticed lately that a lot of heroes/villains have the word "super soldier serum" involved in their origins. Most recently I've noticed it in Black Panther: Man Without Fear with the introduction the titles main villain Vlad the Impaler. Sure these guys all seem to be getting an incomplete version of the juice but come on man! Seriously, how lazy was security at the facility tasked with guarding that info? I swear that place must've been easier to get into than Jen Walters' bed. You'd think something that dangerous would be kept out enemy hands at all cost. Anybody else know exactly how many people at this point have been exposed to a version of the serum? I quit counting 12 people ago :P
#1 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio

Any security force in fiction is inept when it comes to supervillainy.

#2 Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123: Ha! This is very true. I swear getting hazardous materials for villains is as easy as buying a gallon of milk. They may as well have put the serum in Walmart for all the ease other nations seemed to have gotten their hands on it.  
#3 Posted by PowerHerc (85113 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, it is.  Same as real life.
#4 Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha!

#5 Posted by hydrabob--defunct (14860 posts) - - Show Bio
@PowerHerc said:
" Yes, it is.  Same as real life. "
agreed
#6 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio
@JonesDeini: Except the original SS Serum was never written down and gone when Dr. Abraham Erskine was killed after the creation of Steve Rodgers, most of the SS Serum's that are getting out are the one the Soviet Union/Russians created, or it was created by some super villain so he can either build an army of super soldiers or sell it to people who want it.
 
 But yes most governments in comics are inept.
#7 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel loves to reflect real world issues, that is one of their mottos ;)

#8 Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nova`Prime`:  
True, but how'd the Russkies even get a copy?
#9 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio
@JonesDeini: They created their own.
 
I know its the Ultimate Universe but if you read the three arcs that talk about Galactus there is a part where the Black Widow is talking to Cap about the Soviet Super Soldier program and telling him how she was part of that program and was one of the few who survived the side effects.. or something like that. But the Ultimateverse is a near mirror image of 616. I think a lot of the talk of super soldier serums running around the MU are more often just bad copies of the original.
#10 Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nova`Prime`:  
It's revealed that she's a member of the same kind of program in 616, and she and Bucky were given the same serum. 
#11 Edited by cattlebattle (13045 posts) - - Show Bio

I've always wondered how come no one ever tried to weed out the problems in the Goblin Formula, aside from the insanity, it's ten times better than the SUper Soldier Serum, 
 
I mean most characters (that I can think of) acquire power through freak accidents (Hulk, Spidey, F4 many others)that are hard to replicate, or born that way (Mutants). Wasn't the Goblin Formula manufactured specifically for power, and Osborne wasn't anyone special he was just a regular guy.... well a regular guy with issues :)
#12 Posted by JonesDeini (3620 posts) - - Show Bio
@cattlebattle:  
True, you fix the one kink in that thing and you have a viable source for replicating super powered armies. 
#13 Posted by karrob (4281 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123 said:
" Any security force in fiction is inept when it comes to supervillainy. "
Lol. Yep!
#14 Posted by karrob (4281 posts) - - Show Bio
@PowerHerc said:
" Yes, it is.  Same as real life. "
#15 Posted by Paracelsus (1730 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't worry-its not much more inept in fiction than it is in reality!

Terry

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