#1 Edited by kgb725 (6440 posts) - - Show Bio

Has a villain became a hero and stayed that way ?

#2 Edited by longbowhunter (7349 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye and Multiple Man immediately spring to mind.

#3 Edited by joshmightbe (24967 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye, Black Widow, Multiple Man, Emma Frost, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man (I think he went back), Punisher, Magneto goes back and forth, Doc Samson also tends to go back and forth, Wolverine was technically a Hulk villain in his first appearance, The entire Suicide Squad, Most of the Thunderbolts.

#4 Posted by longbowhunter (7349 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked it when the Riddler reformed and became a PI in Gotham. That was really interesting.

#5 Posted by StrangeMan (411 posts) - - Show Bio

Almost every single one of Goku's friends.

#6 Edited by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye, Black Widow, Multiple Man, Emma Frost, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man (I think he went back), Punisher, Magneto goes back and forth, Doc Samson also tends to go back and forth, Wolverine was technically a Hulk villain in his first appearance, The entire Suicide Squad, Most of the Thunderbolts.

I always wondered, did criminal Hawkeye do anything truly villianous in his first appearences? Like did he kill anyone or directly allow other villians to succeed?

#7 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (15068 posts) - - Show Bio

Catwoman

#8 Edited by joshmightbe (24967 posts) - - Show Bio

@knightrise: Clint was more of a Henchman than actual villain.

#9 Posted by LaserLambert (636 posts) - - Show Bio

Silver Surfer kinda.

#10 Posted by russellmania77 (15699 posts) - - Show Bio

darkseid on coie

#11 Edited by Havenless (1396 posts) - - Show Bio

@strangeman: Like Chi Chi? Bulma? Krillin? Gohan? Master Roshi? King Kai? Mr. Popo? King Yemma? Yajirobe?

Almost every single one huh?

#12 Posted by StrangeMan (411 posts) - - Show Bio

@strangeman: Like Chi Chi? Bulma? Krillin? Gohan? Master Roshi? King Kai? Mr. Popo? King Yemma? Yajirobe?

Almost every single one huh?

Eh, that's why I said almost, and I was mostly reffering to the core Z Fighters.

#13 Posted by cyberninja (10413 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye?

Dark avengers?

Terminator?

Darth vader?

Black widow?

Caprica Six?

Deadpool?

Magneto?

#14 Edited by judasnixon (6710 posts) - - Show Bio

#15 Posted by judasnixon (6710 posts) - - Show Bio

#16 Posted by SavageDragon (2252 posts) - - Show Bio

Emma Frost, Hawkeye, Magneto, Punisher.

#17 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7717 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher was never really a villain, anti-hero

#18 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (6475 posts) - - Show Bio

The Vision was created by Ultron to be a villain, but rebelled and joined the Avengers instead.

#19 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

didn't luke cage start out as a villain?

#20 Posted by SliverBat (60 posts) - - Show Bio

Many anti-heroes lean back and fourth but then again they are mainly anti-heroes..

#21 Posted by joeagentofhand1 (4362 posts) - - Show Bio

Pied Piper

#22 Edited by Avenging-X-Bolt (13471 posts) - - Show Bio

@joshmightbe said:

Hawkeye, Black Widow, Multiple Man, Emma Frost, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man (I think he went back), Punisher, Magneto goes back and forth, Doc Samson also tends to go back and forth, Wolverine was technically a Hulk villain in his first appearance, The entire Suicide Squad, Most of the Thunderbolts.

I always wondered, did criminal Hawkeye do anything truly villianous in his first appearences? Like did he kill anyone or directly allow other villians to succeed?

no. he was actually acting heroic if i remember correctly.he didnt really do anything villainous until black Widow came into the picture

#23 Edited by Avenging-X-Bolt (13471 posts) - - Show Bio

didn't luke cage start out as a villain?

no, he was criminal when he was young but he had reformed long before he got his powers.

back on the subject Major Disaster and Fatality were villains once.as was Bronze Tiger (although he was mind controlled)

#24 Edited by 4donkeyjohnson (1706 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye, Black Widow, White Queen/Emma Frost, Magneto, Songbird, Luke Cage, The Swordsman...

#25 Posted by 4donkeyjohnson (1706 posts) - - Show Bio

Hawkeye, Black Widow, Multiple Man, Emma Frost, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man (I think he went back), Punisher, Magneto goes back and forth, Doc Samson also tends to go back and forth, Wolverine was technically a Hulk villain in his first appearance, The entire Suicide Squad, Most of the Thunderbolts.

And all of this!

#26 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2841 posts) - - Show Bio

that purple guy with arrows

#28 Posted by JJ62 (1299 posts) - - Show Bio

Quicksilver, Hawkeye and Juggernaut.

Magneto, Catwoman, Deathstroke, Black Adam, Namor and Venom tend to go back and forth between good and bad.

Bane also comes to mind he became an anti-hero. I also have seen Rhino do a lot of heroic things in his days...

#29 Edited by JediXMan (31030 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked it when the Riddler reformed and became a PI in Gotham. That was really interesting.

I loved that period. I wish Riddler would go back to being a PI; it felt like his character was growing.

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#30 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5947 posts) - - Show Bio

Rogue formally worked with the Brotherhood before she joined the X-Men.

#31 Posted by Alak (928 posts) - - Show Bio

Max Damage

#32 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3878 posts) - - Show Bio
#33 Edited by Pokeysteve (8442 posts) - - Show Bio

No love for this guy?

#34 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3878 posts) - - Show Bio

Namor the hero, I mean the villain, I mean the anti-hero.

#35 Posted by blackadamFTW (7867 posts) - - Show Bio

That's actually happened a lot...

#36 Edited by Arkhamc1tizen (2146 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom

#37 Posted by Battle_Forum_Junkie (8288 posts) - - Show Bio

@kgb725: Does Damian Wayne count?

#38 Posted by Impy (123 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously? Nobody has mentioned Doctor Octopus yet?

#39 Edited by frogdog (3314 posts) - - Show Bio

@impy said:

Seriously? Nobody has mentioned Doctor Octopus yet?

Stealing somebody life isn't heroic

#40 Posted by John Valentine (16323 posts) - - Show Bio
  • Mimic
  • Warpath
  • Emma Frost
  • Multiple Man
  • Rogue
  • Elixir (Sort of)
  • Cannonball (Sort of)
  • Gambit (Sort of)
  • Juggernaut
#41 Posted by Mortium (666 posts) - - Show Bio

@frogdog said:

@impy said:

Seriously? Nobody has mentioned Doctor Octopus yet?

Stealing somebody life isn't heroic

This.

#42 Posted by Impy (123 posts) - - Show Bio

@mortium said:

@frogdog said:

@impy said:

Seriously? Nobody has mentioned Doctor Octopus yet?

Stealing somebody life isn't heroic

This.

Last time I checked, trying to be a hero was pretty heroic.

#43 Posted by Mortium (666 posts) - - Show Bio

@impy: Eh, I might be a little biased, I don't like the whole Superior Spider-Man idea. Each to his own, though.

#44 Posted by Impy (123 posts) - - Show Bio

@mortium said:

@impy: Eh, I might be a little biased, I don't like the whole Superior Spider-Man idea. Each to his own, though.

Liking the book or idea really has nothing to do with it. Whether Octopus is a good hero or not, my point is that he's trying to be a hero and therefore he's heroic. Any thoughts on that?

#45 Edited by Teerack (7170 posts) - - Show Bio
  • Hawkeye
  • Multiple Man
  • Machine Man
  • Vision
  • Deadpool
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Quick Silver
  • Magneto
  • Emma Frost
  • Red Hood
  • Red She-Hulk
  • Red Hulk
  • Winter Soldier
  • Kane
  • Doctor Octopus?
  • Cat Woman
  • Bleez
  • Sinestro
  • Mark V
  • Songbird
  • Plastic Man
  • Mimic
  • Rogue
  • Spiral

Those were the ones that I thought of when I looked at my comic piles.

#46 Posted by kgb725 (6440 posts) - - Show Bio

@teerack: a few werent exactly evil on there but i get what your saying

#47 Posted by Mortium (666 posts) - - Show Bio

@impy: I see your point, that he is trying, but I would think that your actions are just as important as your motives, for this reason I don't like the Punisher either.

#48 Posted by Impy (123 posts) - - Show Bio

@mortium: I don't like the Punisher either.

#49 Posted by comicace3 (6121 posts) - - Show Bio

Sinestro comes to mind

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#50 Edited by waezi2 (8142 posts) - - Show Bio

@jedixman:

Apparently character development is a big no-go in comics