Does Marvel Need New Villains?

#1 Posted by Shadowsnake89 (507 posts) - - Show Bio

After having kept up with Avengers Arena and now the Infinity: The Hunt series I realized that their are a lot of new young heroes coming out of the wood works in Marvel. But I don't really see that many new villains to match them. It usually falls down the path of introduce new teen hero, than bring up old villain (Looter, Shocker, Trapster etc.) for them to whip on and show how great they are. I know most of the villains are classics and newer ones don't tend to do that well, but do you think they need to aid newer villains as well to mix it up. And not just ones that work off of the Hobgoblins new villain rental program.

#2 Posted by Yokergeist (12483 posts) - - Show Bio


#3 Edited by tigerkaya (1420 posts) - - Show Bio

No, they just need to update them.

#4 Posted by tupiaz (2258 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see the potential/ideas of a few villains. However the question is asked the wrong way. They question should be does this story with character X need a new antagonist or can we use an old. Which will have the best effect of the story told. In some cases it will be in favour for an old character in some for a new. In must cases I believe it would be in favour of an old one. However characters like Iron Man and Daredevil could use new once or at least a heavy updating of the old characters.

#5 Edited by The_Titan_Lord (7819 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe/maybe not.

#6 Posted by PowerHerc (86141 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as they're well-conceived, cool looking and interesting villains, sure Marvel needs 'em,

Any comic company can always use more good villains. Heroes, too, for that matter.

#7 Posted by spider11211 (1188 posts) - - Show Bio

They may since Dan Slott seems to want to kill many of them.

#8 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2845 posts) - - Show Bio

dc needs new villains a whole galaxy more.

#9 Posted by MaccyD (6380 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel still have a lot of obscure villains that have barely been used.

#10 Posted by IrishX (2829 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought the new villain Unit was interesting.

#11 Posted by BlazingNova (10921 posts) - - Show Bio

How about not new villains but villains who have already appeared in minor roles or who have not been touched on in years and have potential to move up to A list level.

#12 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (6488 posts) - - Show Bio

How about not new villains but villains who have already appeared in minor roles or who have not been touched on in years and have potential to move up to A list level.

Definitely agree with this!

#13 Edited by kgb725 (10489 posts) - - Show Bio

The chronarchists are new

#14 Posted by chem86 (434 posts) - - Show Bio
#15 Edited by NorrinBoltagonPrime21 (6870 posts) - - Show Bio

lol, paste pot pete.....

#16 Posted by JROCK72 (434 posts) - - Show Bio

I think they need a few more (a female that will last, a Joker like guy, and a good new mutant), but other than that, no more.

#17 Posted by Spideysense44 (3721 posts) - - Show Bio

well i think they should just upgrade some of them ecspecially the villans for the heroes they have been really woking on lately

#18 Edited by THORSON (3144 posts) - - Show Bio

yes and new heros.

#19 Posted by youmessinwithme (1253 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes they could use some new meat, it's been a while since i've seen any newly introduced villains stick around. But DC could use new Villains too, but they've at least been trying, they should also both introduce new heroes or have some of their young heroes actually grow up and become the main group of heroes in the universe.

#20 Edited by Vance Astro (89624 posts) - - Show Bio

They've been making new villains as well as revamping older ones.

#21 Posted by Maddpanda531 (1420 posts) - - Show Bio

All they need is more Wolverines. Then they can have the new Wolverines fight the regular Wolverine in a new series called "The Bubs".

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