|02-15-2007, 01:39 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: The Matirix
Ultimate Marvel Battle:The Winner: Dr. Doom !!!
The Championship Match
Thor, God of Thunder v. Dr. Doom, Lord of Latveria
This would be a battle for the ages. It is a true battle of raw power and strength versus intellect and ingenuity. 62 contestants have fallen in battle leaving us with two of the most tested and triumphant characters in Marvel's history. Ultimately only one can leave.
For all of Victor von Doom's intellect, Thor is simply more powerful. Thor commands Mjolnir, an artifact of untold power. Through Mjolnir, Thor is able to channel winds and lightning. Through this enchanted hammer Thor is able to take flight and defeat the most powerful of enemies. Without Mjolnir Thor is substantially weaker, however he is still capable of standing toe-to-toe with fierce opponents. None but the noblest few may hold Mjolnir.
This is why Doom would manage to harness its power.
There is no doubt that Doom has attempted to lift Mjolnir. In the "Road to Civil War" issues of Fantastic Four, Marvel's greatest villain sought to claim the hammer after its journey to Earth from the destroyed Asgard allowed him to escape from Hell. Doom tried, and failed, to claim the hammer as his own. He can't lift it and likely never will.
However we've seen the extent of Doom's obsession. He would not rest until he had freed his mother's soul from Hell. He will never rest on his quest to destroy Reed Richards. He will not rest until he has shown the world that he is superior. He will not rest until he has a solution to harnessing a substantial portion of Thor's powers.
Like Reed Richards, Victor is capable of just about anything so long as it serves his purpose. Unlike Mr. Fantastic, Doom has no problem with researching and anticipating threats and sources of power. Doom will find a way to harness Asgardian power (in fact, the upcoming Marvel: Ultimate Alliance from Activision features a storyline along that path). If anyone doubts that, remember that he once commanded the Power Cosmic.
Thor is capable of defeating most of his opponents, but Doom's obsessive nature combined with his almost-limitless intellect will drive him to find a way to defeat Thor. Thor is powerful, but typically charges into battle or allows strategists like Captain America to devise a battle plan.
Doom will be ready for the God of Thunder, and will finally stand atop the Marvel Universe, superior to all who clashed in our tournament.
The Winner: Dr. Doom
So there you have it! Our picks for the tournament. Did you notice how Spider-Man didn't win? Venom didn't win either. Our work is done here. Feel free to send us your hate mail.. We don't mind reading it. Best of all we'll probably put it in our mailbag so your letter is forever preserved (for better or worse).