Dark Reign - Moderately Pointless?

#1 Posted by CrimsonComedian (316 posts) - - Show Bio

If I recall correctly, Norman wanted to be the hero during this, right? Well... if I also recall correctly, in one of the earlier issues of the Thunderbolts (Deadpool's appearences) - Norman said he had the cure for cancer. So... what I'm contemplating is - was Dark Reign just a pointless storyline for the mula or did it actually have a proper meaning to it? Because... Norman could've just released that cure for cancer and bam!, instant hero. 
 
     - - Well, tell me what ya'll think?

#2 Edited by Terran (576 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah.. he could but where's the fun in that! lol the trick is to be a hero and make money BAM! :P
#3 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

Osborn promised all sorts of different things to different people; cure for cancer, control over their powers, money... anything to get people to do what he wanted.   
 
Dark Reign was a long winded way to heal the rifts caused by Civil War.  The world had to see how much worse things had become by enforcing restrictions upon their super heroes.  

#4 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

Norman Osborn did think he was a hero. He still thinks that he is a hero.

#5 Posted by wesleyearl (9 posts) - - Show Bio

terran's right (:

#6 Posted by Vance Astro (91404 posts) - - Show Bio

It wasn't moderately pointless..it was completely pointless....

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