Has any villain risen in prominence as quickly as Mikaboshi?

#1 Posted by DRDOOM28 (91 posts) - - Show Bio

Even when he first came on the scene he made an impression.  He kidnaps Ares' son, brainwashes him, conquers Olympus, and kills Zeus, arguably Marvel's second most prominent Skyfather after Odin.  I became a fan when he was simply believed to be the Japanese god of evil, but now his attack on Olympus seems pretty damn minor in comparison to what he's doing now.  I admit I'm having a hard time comprehending just how powerful he's become and what he's accomplished.  Not since Thanos obtained the Infinity Gauntlet has someone so thoroughly threatened the Marvel Universe.  Pretty impressive for a character who's been around less than five years. 

#2 Posted by jloneblackheart (5463 posts) - - Show Bio

Writers are just running out of good ideas for universal calamities. Mikaboshi is a lazy idea. He went from skyfather to equal to Eternity in the blink of an eye.  
 
I think it's fairly pointless to have beings like Eternity, Infinity, Death and Oblivion (originally it was only Eternity and Death), since finding characters equal or greater in power is now so common. 

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#3 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4139 posts) - - Show Bio
@jloneblackheart said:
" Writers are just running out of good ideas for universal calamities. Mikaboshi is a lazy idea. He went from skyfather to equal to Eternity in the blink of an eye.   I think it's fairly pointless to have beings like Eternity, Infinity, Death and Oblivion (originally it was only Eternity and Death), since finding characters equal or greater in power is now so common.  "
I couldn't agree more. There isn't much more I could add to this statement, when I first heard about Chaos War I was excited to see Herc and all that again, but then I saw who it was and I was bummed out.
#4 Posted by Agent9149 (2888 posts) - - Show Bio
#5 Posted by DRDOOM28 (91 posts) - - Show Bio
@jloneblackheart: Well I'd have to agree on the note that the writers were lazy in explaining his power increase.  I get how he went from the original Oblivion to the power of a Skyfather, but they don't really explain how he got back to his original level of power.
#6 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4139 posts) - - Show Bio

I think the better villain for something like Chaos War would have been the Dragon of the Moon.

#7 Posted by Jake Fury (17922 posts) - - Show Bio

Nekron rose pretty quickly.
#8 Posted by ComicMan24 (147004 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury said:
" Nekron rose pretty quickly. "
I thought about him too but I don't think, and feel free to correct if I am wrong, they changed his power level.
#9 Posted by AMS (1387 posts) - - Show Bio

Onslaught
#10 Posted by sentrylives111 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

did i hear right that this guy just pritty much ate everything but 616 cus what is that equal in power to when thanos got the heart of the univerce thats pritty major
#11 Edited by JackKnight (2969 posts) - - Show Bio

Anti-Monitor anyone?

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