Who is the smartest Marvel genius???

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#1 Posted by Sydneytuah (299 posts) - - Show Bio
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Hulk & Popeye
Hank Pym
Mister Fantastic
MODOK
Super Hero Squad
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Tony Stark

Black Panther (T'Challa)

Bruce Banner

Hank Pym

Reed Richards

Victor Von Doom

M.O.D.O.K.

Egghead

The Leader

Thanos

The Wizard

Mad thinker

Mister Sinister

Doc Ock

who is the smartest????

#2 Edited by LordStoop (514 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos

#3 Posted by ImTheDamnBatman (3548 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm tempted to say Thanos.

#4 Edited by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos is the smartest.

#5 Edited by 7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning (3578 posts) - - Show Bio

Continental Geniuses:

  • Black Panther (T'Challa)
  • Doc Oct
  • Mr. Sinister
  • Leader
  • Mad Thinker
  • Tony Stark
  • Bruce Banner

Planetary Geniuses:

  • Hank Pym
  • Egg Head
  • M.O.D.O.K
  • The Wizard

Galactic Geniuses:

  • Reed Richards
  • Dr. Doom
  • Thanos
#6 Posted by beautifulrevery (1508 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm going with Thanos with Doom in second place.

#7 Edited by MasterM0r0n (333 posts) - - Show Bio

@7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning:

Yup I agree with this.

You got a follow for it! xD

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Master M0r0n

EDIT

Sorry, my apologies, I have been watching too much of Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Doctor Doom is smarter than Reed Richards.

1. Thanos

2. Doctor Doom

3. Reed Richards

4. -

5. -

6. -

7. T'Challa

8. Bruce Wayne

9. The Batman

10. Hank Pym

As far as I know... I'll edit if any opinions change my mind.

I would think Hank Pym is a continental genius. He's not smarter than Tony Stark.

#8 Posted by AngryHulks (3001 posts) - - Show Bio

Either Thanos or Doom. But Doom stole power from high-level being directly, so I think he should be #1.

#9 Posted by Supermanwithatan01 (3786 posts) - - Show Bio

I have Thanos and Doom tied for number 1. Dooms just as smart as Thanos, the only time he loses is when his arrogance clouds his judgement and he becomes too powerful. Remember he had P/R Beyonders Power and was practically God until his hubris came into play, The Marquis of Death master upgrade of BOSS Badass status then it disappeared, The Avengers Childrens Crusade he became a reality warper with infinite power and it somehow disappeared (Never really explained was it?), Now he has 2, count 2, Infinity Guantlets. Thanos has had the IG and the Heart of the Universe. Hes true love is LITERALLY Death. Doom and Thanos are tied for me giving the edge to Thanos due to advance tech and just the fact he's an alien titan that's immortal (I think) and dates Death.

Thanos > Dr. Doom > Reed (although Tony's supposedly more intelligent now according to his Convo with Reed but I haven't seen anything incredibly smart yet) > Tony (Bleeding Edge) > The rest of the list

#10 Posted by gunmetalgrey (1270 posts) - - Show Bio

There is only one Scientist Supreme!

But seriously, though I love Hank, it's probably down to Thanos or Doom. Thanos just for his vast universal knowledge (he had some degree of cosmic awareness from his last upgrade, IIRC) and Doom for not being too far behind Thanos plus his knowledge in magic as well.

#11 Posted by usmuscle (109 posts) - - Show Bio

Got to put high evolutionary on the list

#12 Posted by demifiendninja (299 posts) - - Show Bio

thanos 
reed 
doom

#13 Posted by MasterM0r0n (333 posts) - - Show Bio

@demifiendninja

Again, Doctor Doom would be smarter than Reed.

#14 Posted by BringnIt (3809 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom is not smarter than Reed.

#15 Posted by YoungJustice (6877 posts) - - Show Bio

None of the above. H.E is the smartest.

#16 Edited by Pokergeist (22351 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom is Smartest. he Accomplish more than Thanos ever has.

1) Doom had for short time the IG as well.

2)Doom had Omnipotent Power from PR Beyonder.

3) Doom had Galactus power.

4) Doom had Silver Surfer Power

5) Doom was second place for Sorceror Supreme

6) Doom has a Time Machine

Doom has more amazing feats with less tech than Thanos EVER shown.

Doom wins easy.

#17 Edited by Baldy (5021 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom probably isn't smarter than Reed, but I suspect that he has more overall knowledge if you include his magical know-how.

#18 Posted by Hyperlight (6181 posts) - - Show Bio

The problem with some of these people is their intelligence is superhuman and others are just really smart men. Reed is considered one of the smartest men but their are other smart people that arent just "men" like the high evolutionary or the leader; beings like them should be to build and constructs things that reed cant since there brains are far beyond what regular humans are without training.

to be honest, if reeds intelligence was affected by the storm he should be taken off of the " 8th smartest men" list because of his unfair advantage. That list in itself only seems to deal with those in the spotlight anyway. I think a more fitting title for that list is the "8th smartest heroes" because there are others on earth that are smarter than those men.

#19 Posted by PaperRonin (1071 posts) - - Show Bio

Kang.

#20 Posted by 7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning (3578 posts) - - Show Bio

@Supermanwithatan01 said:

Thanos > Dr. Doom > Reed (although Tony's supposedly more intelligent now according to his Convo with Reed but I haven't seen anything incredibly smart yet) > Tony (Bleeding Edge) > The rest of the list

Well, Tony is much more tactful as oppose to Reed is more diverse and overly smart in science. Furthermore, Tony is more cunning and a much better persuader.

#21 Posted by DocFatalis (1419 posts) - - Show Bio

Shouldn't the Kree supreme intelligence and the High Evolutionary be on that list?

#22 Posted by kcaz (1371 posts) - - Show Bio

wait, since when did bruce wayne join the marvel club?

anyway, excluding omniscient beings like TOAA or LT, Thanos is the smartest. just look at his tech, an incomplete weapon was enough to trap a warrior's rage + power gem Thor, and he also created the IG, and many other techs

#23 Posted by Luster77 (137 posts) - - Show Bio

Tough call on this one, but I would like to conclude Thanos as being the smartest (cosmically). On Earth, I'm going with DOOM too. He has more feats than most villains and he's a master at mystic arts like Strange. However, Bruce is a tight and close 2nd. Reed has more adventures, Tony's been bullshitting around, Hank is a knucklehead. But Bruce, Bruce has been very cunning as of late and him being the Hulk, you really can't top that.

#24 Posted by agentxx (2533 posts) - - Show Bio

@Luster77: what feats does bruce have?

#25 Posted by Baldy (5021 posts) - - Show Bio

@Luster77 said:

Tough call on this one, but I would like to conclude Thanos as being the smartest (cosmically). On Earth, I'm going with DOOM too. He has more feats than most villains and he's a master at mystic arts like Strange. However, Bruce is a tight and close 2nd. Reed has more adventures, Tony's been bullshitting around, Hank is a knucklehead. But Bruce, Bruce has been very cunning as of late and him being the Hulk, you really can't top that.

Bruce smarter than Reed or Doom? Not likely.

#26 Posted by TheCannon (19008 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd say either Reed or Doom is the smartest.

#27 Posted by Jayfournines (4024 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos is first...then either Doom or Reed

#28 Posted by Killemall (18635 posts) - - Show Bio

Well marvel did put The Leader as the smartest man on earth, when the official list was produced (which does look all out of whack)

#29 Posted by BigCimmerian (8580 posts) - - Show Bio

@7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning said:

Continental Geniuses:

  • Black Panther (T'Challa)
  • Doc Oct
  • Mr. Sinister
  • Leader
  • Mad Thinker
  • Tony Stark
  • Bruce Banner

Planetary Geniuses:

  • Hank Pym
  • Egg Head
  • M.O.D.O.K
  • The Wizard

Galactic Geniuses:

  • Reed Richards
  • Dr. Doom
  • Thanos

I agree with this, 7am you should be among these geniuses lol.

#30 Posted by Supermanwithatan01 (3786 posts) - - Show Bio

@7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning: Agreed. There was a scan of Reed deducing that Tony's enhanced intelligence is growing everyday that he has already surpassed him (Reed been surpassed by Tony that is)

#31 Posted by TDK_1997 (14985 posts) - - Show Bio

Reed or Thanos.

#32 Posted by cliffrice (1015 posts) - - Show Bio

@7am_Waking_Up_In_The_Morning said:

Continental Geniuses:

  • Black Panther (T'Challa)
  • Doc Oct
  • Mr. Sinister
  • Leader
  • Mad Thinker
  • Tony Stark
  • Bruce Banner

Planetary Geniuses:

  • Hank Pym
  • Egg Head
  • M.O.D.O.K
  • The Wizard

Galactic Geniuses:

  • Reed Richards
  • Dr. Doom
  • Thanos

this sounds just about right :)

#33 Posted by Sufferthorn (1738 posts) - - Show Bio

Reed Richards once created a Sun just to see if he could.

#34 Posted by icysloth (1305 posts) - - Show Bio

It has been said in comics reed is smarter than doom, Thanos is the smartesy though in Marvel.

#35 Posted by Pwok21 (2459 posts) - - Show Bio

High Evolutionary outclasses everyone on this list in pure intelligence.

Smartest Overall beings would be Thanos, then Doom, then High Evo and then Reed IMO.

#36 Posted by Alexander505 (2164 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos

#37 Posted by fondofpacman (572 posts) - - Show Bio

Reed is generally considered to be Doom's intellectual superior (as per the two character's origin story). His absence of feats on Doom's or Thanos's level is due to the fact that he's not a guy with insane, evil ambition, and most of his energy is dedicated towards solving problems for the betterment of humanity. And although Thanos is clearly a genius, I'd attribute much of his intellectual feats to be due to his close association with cosmic entities that provides him firsthand cosmic knowledge. I'd say as far as raw brainpower goes, the list is:

1. Reed

2. Doom

3. Thanos

...and I agree, High Evolutionary should have been in this.

#39 Posted by Hyperlight (6181 posts) - - Show Bio

some of those genius's are of a superhuman standard of intelligence like The leader, or the high evolutionary, because there intelligence was enhanced by an outside source to beyond human potential. Obviously reed or doom wouldnt compare to the High evolutionary because he is still just a man. SO these lists should be tweaked and separated.

#40 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1271 posts) - - Show Bio
#42 Posted by kid Apollo (714 posts) - - Show Bio

Val Richards in 5 years, nuff said

#43 Posted by fojtikbt (94 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd say Reed Richards.

#44 Posted by Bitchgurl (131 posts) - - Show Bio

@ApatheticAvenger said:

Richards > Doom > Stark

Agreed, with Pym next, IMHO

#45 Posted by GodDamnIronMan (1553 posts) - - Show Bio

1)Thanos (he and Doom and Reed is close , but due to Experience... Thanos has the advantage) 2/3) Reed or Doom 3) Mr. Sinister 4)Current Tony 5) BP 6) The leader 7/8) Banner or Hank 9) the leader 10) the wizard 11) egghead 12) oct 13) mad thinker

#46 Posted by Urliq (29 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom > Reed > Pym > Banner > Stark > rest

#47 Edited by Kramotz (232 posts) - - Show Bio

@urliq said:

Thanos >>>> Doom > Banner/Reed> Stark (with intelligence upgrade, he's smarter than all humans) > rest

Fixed it for ya'

#48 Posted by Ultra_beleco (184 posts) - - Show Bio

Val Richards in 5 years, nuff said

proportionally Valeria Richards obvious.

#49 Edited by AttitudeEraGuy (229 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll go with Thanos

#50 Posted by lorex (958 posts) - - Show Bio

I disagree that Thanos is smarter. I would say he is much more powerful that the others but not smarter. For me Reed Richards is the plateau against which all others are measured and I also think the only one with the potential to suplant him is Valeria Richards. One caveat reguarding Biology and Genetics alone I would rate The High Evolutionary and Mr Sinister at the top.

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