By BrotherEye 15 Comments
So... lets talk about Ultron. You guys know Ultron, don't you? The mechanical terror that had terrorised the Marvel universe for many years. He started as the creation of Hank Pym aka the original Antman and progressed to being an Avengers villain to a cosmic threat. His rampage around the world culminated in Bendis's Age of Ultron storyline where he conquered the world. It was only temporal shenanigans (and I mean shenanigans) that undid this act and led to the defeat of Ultron. So, as of right now, Ultron is officially dead. But this being the world of comics, I would imagine its only a matter of time for Ultron to return to the land of the living. Its kind of easy for an artificial intelligence to accomplish this feat. But the question is, how would they accomplish that? I have a theory on how Marvel might go about such an act which ties to the Movieverse.
At the moment, Ultron looks like he will feature in Joss Whedon's Avengers sequel. I suppose that's kind of obvious when the movie is named Avengers: Age of Ultron. Rumours I have heard say that Tony Stark will somehow be responsible for the creation of the villainous artificial intelligence. This is a big change from the comics where its Hank Pym responsible for this act. Mind you, its not the first time that Stark's involvement in Ultron has happened. Somewhat recently, we had the awesome Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes where Ultron features as a villain and is said to be the creation of both Hank Pym and Tony Stark. There, its said that Pym made the artificial intelligence but Stark tried to sell the android as a weapon and attempted to kit it up for that role before Hank stopped him.
So, could we be seeing a rebirth of Ultron in Earth-616 with Stark being the one responsible for his resurrection? I could see that. It would serve as a link to the movie if that's the plotline and have Stark responsible for Ultron's rebirth. Might also allow for a tie-in for fans who go into the comics after watching the movie. I mean, we have seen the likes of Samuel Jackson Fury and Coulson introduced into the comics following the popularity in the movies so a same thing might happen. Though if they do the above, they get to copy the possible plotline of the movie yet retain Hank as being Ultron's creator. Now, I could be wrong... in fact, I am probably wrong but its something I had been thinking about now that we move closer to the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. And now I realise that I had typed the word Ultron a lot of times...