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10 Marvel comic characters have disappeared after gaining a momentary popularity


Like the stars of real life, the reputation of comic works is sometimes fickle. Often they follow a certain trend, based on a famous toy but no longer attract customers or simply fill a certain hiding place during editing. This does not mean that they are bad or well-built characters, just that after that "fame break" it doesn't create the long-lasting charisma of other old characters (Spider-man, Batman. , …).

10. The clown Obnoxio

If only Obnoxio was only part of the Joker.

The clown Obnoxio is a vulgar, middle-aged man who smokes cigars in a torn outfit. Was the "host" for Marvel's comedy "Crazy" and appeared in another short story collection. In it, Obnoxio along with the other X-Men fought against the mutant Eye-Scream, who can turn into any flavor of ice cream to insult Wolverine. Obnoxio also contributed to two short stories in the series "What the ..?" – a variation of the series "What If …?" by Marvel. Since then, it seems that this clown has retired and has not been in the series at all.

9. 3-D Man

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A superhero design is quite popular.

"3-D people" were created as a thank you to Captain 3-D characters of Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Chuck Chandler was a skilled test pilot for NASA in 1958 when his spacecraft was captured by the Skrulls. After escaping and destroying the kidnapper's ship, Chuck was engulfed in radiation from the explosion and crashed to the ground. Scientist Hal found no sign of his brother's life in the wreckage, but through the pilot glass it was discovered that Chuck had been turned into a two-dimensional person.

By concentrating, Hal and Chuck transform into an assembly called 3-D Man. He was three times stronger than normal people and could see through the fake Skrulls. After a period of eradicating criminals, he retired from the hero career and got married. This power was later stolen by the Triune Knowledge Society.

8. ROM Space Knight

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Robot Rom is a space knight.

The Rom series was created as a plot for Hasbro's not-so-popular toy line. In it, Rom is a half-human warrior from the planet Galador. Rom lands on Earth in pursuit of the Dire Wraith. He befriended a woman named Brandy – who fell in love with Rom.

While chasing, Rom met many other superheroes such as X-Men, Power Man, Hulk. When the SHIELD center was invaded by the Dire Wraith, Rom assisted the Avengers to engage this enemy. In the end, Rom exiled the creatures to Limbo and returned to Galador. With the help of the Beyonder, Rom is reunited with Brandy on Galador.

7. Big Hero 6

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An episode of Big Hero 6.

In Marvel comics, the Japanese government wants to create a superhero squad created by corporations and politicians. They accepted the terrorist Silver Samurai as their leader, along with spy Honey Lemon, Go Go Tamago criminal, 13-year-old genius Hiro Takachiho and the robot Baymax, they formed Big Hero 6. On the first adventure His first, Big Hero 6 has teamed up with famous Japanese hero Sunfire.

Ebon Samurai, Sunpyre, Fred and Wasabi-No-Ginger joined the squad with Hiro in the first place. Together they met Alpha Flight and Spider-Man. Big Hero 6's greatest victory is the clash with the Octobot of Doctor Octopus. Now, this comic series is completely forgotten after Disney's short and feature films.

6. Power Pack

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The child superhero Power Pack.

Founded in the 80s of the last century, Power Pack is the first small hero squad and operates under the control of adults. The series follows Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie Powers after gaining strength from a member of the Kymellian horse tribe. Unlike the other children in the comics, the Power Pack comes from a loving, stable family from both parents, but most of them don't know anything about their children's heroic activities.

The Power Pack is involved in many events during that period such as the mutant massacre and Inferno events along with the X-Men, Cloak & Dagger and New Mutants. Surprisingly, the Fantastic Four did not know the existence of these child heroes. Franklin Richards – the son of Mister Fantastic – was a permanent member of the squad with the name Tattletale, but his parents only knew other children like their children's friends.

5. Micronaut

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Tiny superhero Micronaut. Later, only Bug will appear in Guardian of the Galaxy.

The son of Bill Mantlo – a writer at Marvel – opened a Micronaut item on Christmas in 1977 and Mantlo was immediately inspired. He persuaded Marvel at the time, Jim Shooter, to get the copyright from Mego Corporation and Mantlo started writing about their adventures,

Originating from Microverse, the Micronauts gathered together to fight against the barbaric dictator Baron Karza – who invaded Homeworld. In the meantime, they meet the Fantastic Four fighting against Psycho-Man – an enemy from Microverse. Because of their small shape, when stuck on Earth they are only as big as the toys here. After returning to Microverse, these tiny heroes defeated Karza.

4. Scourge of the Underworld

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"JUSTICE IS FOLLOWED"

The idea of ​​"Scourge of the Underworld" was used by writer Mark Gruenwald to eliminate bad guys at Marvel. Gruenwald has targeted characters too "small, cumbersome and sick". This character was also used by other writers but eventually disappeared into the darkness.

Scourge will try to approach the bad guy while disguised, shoot them with a warhead and say "Justice has been implemented". Scourge's record for the number of bad guys killed at once was eighteen, at a meeting about … how to destroy Scourge. Scourge will not kill bad guys if it makes a hero injured – for example, Tigra is fighting with Kraven the Hunter that makes him unable to kill with this bad guy. Although this title has been used by many people, the identity of the original Scourge is unknown.

3. Ultragirl

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Despite having the power like Captain Marvel, she could not be equal to Carol Danvers.

Ultragirl became famous in 1996 but slowly disappeared. Suzy Sherman is a normal Southern California girl who wishes to become a supermodel, but when her Kree nature has risen, she has received the power of Captain Marvel and a body-like athlete – making her Unable to pursue his modeling dreams.

Although Ultragirl didn't have a place in the New Warriors group, she helped in the Stamford incident, so she still received a lot of backlash from the people with New Warriors. Ultragirl then joined the Initiative, saving the hero Hero from Thor's evil clone, Ragnarok. The last time she appeared in comics was when she was the babysitter for Luke Cage and Jessica Jones-Cage.

2. Shogun Warriors

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Shogun Warriors – the precursor of Transformer.

Shogun Warriors is based on the Japanese toy line authorized by the Matel toy company in the 70s. This toy line has a lot of articulation and shoots weapons from their hands. Due to children's safety concerns, most of these items stopped selling before 1980. It was also considered a precursor to Transformer, although many had to be removed before it could. completely transformed.

In the comics, the Shogun Warriors are giant robots controlled by three people: American stuntman Richard Carson controls Raydeen, Japanese test pilot Genji Odashu controls Combatra and African oceanographer Ilongo Savage operates the Dangard Ace machine. The robots were created by the hidden Followers of Light to fight against bad guys. Eventually, an alien force decided that the Earth's technology had transcended the ethical threshold and destroyed all three robots.

1. Godzilla

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The king of monsters – Godzilla.

Godzila is a famous kaiju considered the king of monsters. Toho Studios originally created this monster as a parable about the harmful effects of nuclear weapons on human life. Despite appearing in many movies, Godzilla is not very popular with the Marvel comic universe.

In this universe, Godzilla escapes from an iceberg in Alaska and travels to the United States – the first city it encounters is New York. Godzilla's main enemies are Shied's Dum Dum Dugan and Red Ronin, giant fighting robots. When Godzilla arrived in NYC, he had to fight with Fantastic Four, Avengers and Spider-Man. Although the series consisted of 24 episodes, Godzilla then changed almost every time it appeared in a volume.

According to CBR


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