i see t'challa as the 3rd smartest man in marvel

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#1 Edited by Glabal500 (922 posts) - - Show Bio

Reed and Doom being the only 2 above him in intelligence.....i see T'challa as the third smartest man in marvel earth

but in a comic t'challa said he was number 8 or something.......

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#2 Edited by Jonez_ (11500 posts) - - Show Bio

Well if you're counting humans only then he is probably somewhere around 5th

Including aliens and all he isn't even top ten.

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#3 Posted by Glabal500 (922 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonez120: if you include aliens reed is still near the top

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#4 Posted by Jonez_ (11500 posts) - - Show Bio

@glabal500: Where did you get Reed from? I thought we were talking about Black Panther. But yes Reed has a Thanos level intellect IMO.

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#5 Edited by Son_Of_Tchalla (41 posts) - - Show Bio

What about Pym? Stark? Banner?

I'd say T'challa is top 5 easy, but you can't just ignore Marvel's other super geniuses

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#6 Edited by Jonez_ (11500 posts) - - Show Bio

@son_of_tchalla: IMHO top five smartest humans in 616 Marvel Earth are

1- Reed

2- Doom

3- Hank Pym

4- Tony Stark

5- Ezekiel Stane (underrated)

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#7 Posted by westy206 (1073 posts) - - Show Bio

Dr Nemesis

Forge

Amadeus Cho

Beast

Doc Ock

The Leader

Is the High Evolutionary a man?

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#8 Posted by AssertingValor (8189 posts) - - Show Bio

That's cool

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#9 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

@westy206 said:

Dr Nemesis

Forge

Amadeus Cho

Beast

Doc Ock

The Leader

Is the High Evolutionary a man?

yes he is a man

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#10 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonez120 said:

@son_of_tchalla: IMHO top five smartest humans in 616 Marvel Earth are

1- Reed

2- Doom

3- Hank Pym

4- Tony Stark

5- Ezekiel Stane (underrated)

I personally don't see Tony in the top five. To be honest, I see Bruce to be up there with Reed.

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#11 Posted by Jonez_ (11500 posts) - - Show Bio

@deranged_midget: Really? I haven't really seen Banner do anything on the level of making the Bleeding Edge armor. But I could be wrong.

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#12 Posted by M3th (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

Ist Ranking is kind of lame and useless.

IInd T'CHalla's intelligence is underrated.

June'sVeryOwn

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#13 Edited by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonez120 said:

@deranged_midget: Really? I haven't really seen Banner do anything on the level of making the Bleeding Edge armor. But I could be wrong.

Well, during the Indestructible run with Mark Waid, he absolutely embarrasses Tony in terms of intelligence.

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#14 Posted by deactivated-5a162dd41dd64 (8662 posts) - - Show Bio

@glabal500: Yeah, good luck with that. T'challa is undeniably smart, but there's no way he's smarter than, say, Hank Pym. He said he's 8th for a reason.

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#15 Edited by Wolverine008 (51027 posts) - - Show Bio

According to Marvel:

1. Reed Richards

2. Doctor Doom

3. Hank Pym

4. Bruce Banner

5. Iron Man.

6. Beast

7. Amadeus Cho

8. Black Panther

In my opinion.

1. Reed Richards

2. Doctor Doom

3. Hank Pym

4. Bruce Banner

5. Black Panther

6. Iron Man

7. Amadeus Cho

8. Best

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#16 Edited by JDCDK (9 posts) - - Show Bio

It is just strange har they make those "who's smart" as it often amounts to "Build big complex machine" while T'challa often have been shown to make the smartest decision like in the Iluminati.

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#17 Posted by Starbrander (168 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom

Reed

Stark

Pym

Banner

Pather is not top 5 for me. Doesn't mean he isn't smart, but there is smarter.

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#18 Posted by Dymndshaft (41 posts) - - Show Bio
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#19 Posted by Dymndshaft (41 posts) - - Show Bio

@glabal500: I'd put him at third also. Even though the margins would be slim.

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#20 Posted by Rell127 (471 posts) - - Show Bio

@dymndshaft: I think Peter is like 15th smartest person.

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#21 Posted by Dymndshaft (41 posts) - - Show Bio

@rell127: Currently with all the revamps perhaps. I'm primarily a DC reader. Back when I used to read Spiderman quite a bit in the late 80s, early 90s, back when Peter was an adult and married, he was in the top 5.

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