Re: The Mandarin in Iron Man 3...Love it or hate it? - Part 1
Originally Posted by Parker Wayne
Exactly. I find it funny now that all of a sudden, Mandarin is now considered an iconic comic book villain when in fact I personally don't think any of Iron Man's best comic book stories even had The Mandarin in it.
Agreed. He's basically the least crappy in a long line of crappy villains for a second tier character.
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