A made-up character named Doctor Victor Von Doom can be found in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Fantastic Four #5 saw the character’s debut after being created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (July 1962). Doctor Doom, the ruler of the fictitious country of Latveria, has been portrayed as both a supervillain and an antihero, but he is most commonly presented as the Fantastic Four’s worst opponent.
In addition, Doom has battled against Spider-Man, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, the X-Men, and the Avengers.
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Doctor Doom came in at number three on IGN’s list of the Top 100 Comic Book Villains of All Time and number four on Wizard’s list of the 101 Greatest Villains of All Time. Doom would be proclaimed as Marvel’s greatest villain in a later piece by IGN.
A number of mediums, including television shows, video games, and goods like action figures and trading cards, have heavily appropriated the comic book character.
Most notably, Doctor Doom has been portrayed by Joseph Culp in Roger Corman’s unreleased 1994 film, Julian McMahon in the 2005 film and its 2007 sequel, and Toby Kebbell in the 2015 film in the Fantastic Four live-action feature films.
Who is Doctor Doom?
In a 1987 interview, Kirby discussed the design of Doctor Doom. “Dr. Doom represented the traditional idea of Death and Death’s approach.
In my mind, Dr. Doom represented impending death as The Man in the Iron Mask. It served as justification for the armor and hood.
Armor and steel that resembles inhumans are associated with death. Human flesh has an aspect of mercy, while death is something without mercy. As a result, I had to remove it, which I did using a mask “.[