So the other day I was lounging about, when an owl shaped bookend of mine caught my eye, and I suddenly thought "wow, this thing kinda looks like old Magnus' helmet!" Ever since then I couldn't stop thinking about the symbolism; after all, owls are considered symbols knowledge, wisdom, and understanding, but at the same time, are revered as efficient predators and deadly adversaries, just like Magneto. I feel the comics version, with it's rounded dome appearance, looks more like a barn owl, while the movie version, with those two pointy protrusions that sweep along the sides, looks more like a horned owl. What do you guys think? See any resemblance?
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