MCU Thanos or DCAU Darkseid: The Better Villain

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Posted by modernww2fare (7454 posts) 3 months, 28 days ago

Poll: MCU Thanos or DCAU Darkseid: The Better Villain (70 votes)

Thanos 67%
Darkseid 33%
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#1 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (18788 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid. That episode with him and Brainiac>>>

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#2 Posted by Marvelx13 (359 posts) - - Show Bio

Fail to see how a kiddie children's cartoon character could ever stack up to Thanos.

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#3 Edited by jashro44 (55203 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't remember much from darkseid other than being ruthless. Don't get me wrong he was cool but he was also evil for the sake of evil. Thanos was just as intimidating and cool but he also benefits from having some interesting personality traits.

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#4 Posted by FinalKingThanos (3221 posts) - - Show Bio

Funny enough Brolins Thanos reminds me a little of a little of Michael Ironsides take on Darkseid.

That wise but tense voice speaking in big rousing speeches but with a sinister undertone.

Love them both through the years.

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#5 Posted by The_Titan_Lord (9508 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos.

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#7 Posted by Darkthunder (3758 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos

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#8 Posted by Eobard21 (6428 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos easily

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#9 Posted by eri123 (7232 posts) - - Show Bio

Never seen that show,but Darkseid has always been that kind of villain that is evil for the sake of evil.

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#10 Posted by KillBilly (3321 posts) - - Show Bio

Fail to see how a kiddie children's cartoon character could ever stack up to Thanos.

Nice bait.

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#11 Posted by Amonfire1776 (3246 posts) - - Show Bio

Equal...especially with quotes like "I am many things Kal-El but here I am God." and "Perfectly balanced as all things should be."

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#12 Edited by Supermanforever (9823 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone who actually saw the the animated series undoubtly would say Darkseid. He borderline stomps thanos in as a character.

This video is quick representation of why.

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Also the 8:18 is still as badass as ever

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#13 Posted by Juggerman40 (762 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos.

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#14 Posted by King_Krown (1315 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos easy. I like Darksied, but I like him in the way I like Doomsday.

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#15 Posted by Doom_Phd (1632 posts) - - Show Bio

marvel Fanatics make me laugh, Darkseid and it’s not even close. But I suspect most haven’t even bothered to watch DCAU (which is far better written universe than MCU)

First off his plan was far better thought out than Thanos.

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#17 Posted by Murmillo_ (63 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos gets my vote

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#18 Posted by LuminousHydra (1274 posts) - - Show Bio

Dark wins this easily. Thanos was a pushover

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#20 Posted by MetalJimmor (6829 posts) - - Show Bio

@jashro44 said:

I don't remember much from darkseid other than being ruthless. Don't get me wrong he was cool but he was also evil for the sake of evil. Thanos was just as intimidating and cool but he also benefits from having some interesting personality traits.

Darkseid was more evil for the sake of power. His end goal was pretty much the total subjugation of the entire universe.

Between the two Darkseid was also a more interesting evil dictator at the very least. Darkseid had an entire planet of people so downtrodden and browbeaten that they actually loved and respected him. Millions of men and women enslaved to his will that knew nothing but his tyranny to the point that they didn't want to be free from him.

Meanwhile Thanos had a handful of actual thinking minions and an army of mindless killing machines. Darkseid had his mindless killing machines too, but we actually got to see the citizens of Apokolips and how much they adored him. That makes him far more sinister to me. The fact that even after Superman defeated him in combat his people refused to rebel, and instead hated Superman for what he did to their beloved dictator.

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#21 Posted by deactivated-5d2b83d5a0d79 (12104 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid.

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#22 Posted by jashro44 (55203 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid was more evil for the sake of power. His end goal was pretty much the total subjugation of the entire universe.

Fair enough.

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#23 Posted by TheVVitchKing (1397 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos

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#26 Posted by Absurdme (179 posts) - - Show Bio

DCAU Darkseid had some great character moments. The episode where Supes beats him down and tell Apokalips they are free, but they choose to carry him away as he taunts Kal by saying he may be a superman, but on Apokalips Darkseid is a god.

MCU Thanos also has the one problem of wasting tons of resources on military efforts while pretending that his crusade is all about resources. On one hand you can say most villains need to have some hypocrisy, but that one undercuts Thanos for me. The moment with Gamora on the mountain though was great.

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#27 Posted by eri123 (7232 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos

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#28 Edited by DetectiveSomerset__ (1753 posts) - - Show Bio

@eri123: darkseid is way better

Foddernos is the most overrated charachter in the history of films. People who put him aganist Hannibal Lecter in term of writing acting doesn’t know anything about films.

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#29 Posted by TheSpartanB345T (5204 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid.

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#30 Posted by LEGACY6364 (7461 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid

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#31 Posted by MarvelandDCfan24 (8227 posts) - - Show Bio

I can still remember Darkseid dialogue 15 years later I can't remeber Thanos from a couple months ago

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#32 Posted by Emperorb777 (11650 posts) - - Show Bio

Darkseid, his voice alone stomps Thanos.

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#33 Posted by DetectiveSomerset__ (1753 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos is the most overrated charachter in the history of CBMs