In 2019, a Doctor Doom figure was released in Hasbro's Marvel Legends line. [90], During the confrontation between the Avengers and the X-Men, Doom allies with Magneto and others against Red Skull's Red Onslaught form. [volume & issue needed] Doom later joins the supervillain group known as the Intelligencia, but is betrayed when they captured him to complete their plan. [7], The character has been substantially adapted from the comics into several forms of media, including television series, video games, and merchandise such as action figures and trading cards. Opting to heal rather than harm, Reed finally uses the Beyonder's power to heal Doom's face. [101], Along with being a genius scientist and inventor, Doom is also a very powerful sorcerer, primarily taught by Tibetan monks, later increased to a considerable extent due to tutoring from his lover at the time, Morgan le Fay. [116] He creates a makeshift portal that will allow escape into other dimensions, should the zombie plague doom the planet. UDDA, UDDA Trying to get the slang down pat, using verbs and syllables, shit But I'll flip the style like half a brick So give me space like NASA, one. After the birth, Doom's only apparent condition for his aid is that he be allowed to name Sue and Reed's daughter, calling her 'Valeria' after his long-lost love. Initially rejecting Zora's pleas for help, showing her his grotesquely scarred face in the process, Victor finally agrees when she refuses to give up and hands him his iconic mask, telling him that Latveria needs its true champion. After fighting off multiple assassins including Taskmaster and M.O.D.O.K., Doctor Doom sends Reed Richards his solution to the black hole threatening Earth and leaves to deal with his enemies by regaining his power. However the majority of his powers came from the Hazareth Three, and upon angering them most of his sorcery was removed and … Von Doom was able to destroy them with Adam Warlock's help, using one of his inventions called the "deactivator". [120], In Spider-Man: Life Story a reality in which the Marvel superheroes aged in real time and started their careers the same year as their publication, Doctor Doom has taken over Earth as a result of the Civil War between Captain America and Iron Man and a resistance being formed to combat him composed of those that didn't die or disappear entirely. With Wiccan and Doom's help, they seek to use the entity that is possessing Wanda to restore the powers of mutant kinds. [31] Due to Ultron's interference, the bomb was dropped on Manhattan, but the Mighty Avengers are able to stop the effects on the people. LEGO variant cover for Fantastic Four #13 by Leonel Castellani. However, this inspires a new plan where Doom makes Valeria his familiar while seeking out her namesake as part of a deal with a trio of demons; by sacrificing his old lover, Doom is granted magical powers on the level he would possess if he had spent the past years studying sorcery rather than science. Richards tried to alter Doom's machine for it worked off of faulty theorems but Victor refused the assistants. Doom denounces Reed as a 'freak' during their initial confrontation when he finally learns what Reed's powers are. The alien Ovoids inadvertently taught Doctor Doom the process of psionically transferring his consciousness into another nearby being through simple eye contact, as well as showing him other forms of technology[105][106] which Doom uses to escape from incarcerations and to avoid being killed. "[9], Due to the rush to publish, the character was not given a full origin story[9] until Fantastic Four Annual #2, two years after his debut. Eventually Doom attempted to create a device which would let him communicate with his dead mother in the dimension of Mephisto but had to break the college's rules to do so. When Kristoff wants to return the throne to him, Doom states that it is not time yet because of a promise he made to Valeria. [volume & issue needed], In an alternative future set in 2093, where a reborn King Arthur rules a renewed Camelot aided by Merlin, Doom and Iron Man are drawn to the future to oppose a plan to destroy most of Earth's population. He establishes a "paradise" on Earth by eliminating global warming, poverty, war and providing a device for unlimited energy. Whether or not it was sent by Doom himself remains to be seen, as does his role in the overall conflict. Doctor Doom is one of the Blind Bag characters in LEGO Dimensions 2: The Rise of Enoch, from the Marvel Comics franchise.. Background. Dr. Victor Von Doom (commonly known as Doctor Doom, or simply Doom) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. In 2002, ToyBiz released a Doctor Doom figure and a Doombot variant in their. [volume & issue needed]. HoodCape Dr. Doom appears as one of the three main antagonists of the game, alongside Loki and Galactus. He uses his doom jet to shoot down Silver Surfer. [24][25] Returning to Latveria after being temporarily deposed, Doctor Doom abandons a scheme to wrest mystical secrets from Doctor Strange in order to oversee his land's reconstruction. Rapper Daniel Dumile based his personas MF DOOM and Viktor Vaughn, on Doctor Doom and Victor Von Doom respectively. His mother was killed by Mephisto and his father was killed by the Baron of Latveria's forces. Werner escaped with young Victor, having realized the night before the woman would die. During the fight, Doom causes Ben Grimm (who never became Reed's test pilot and joined the army to assist in the Gamma Bomb Project, preventing Rick Jones from entering the test site) to be outside during the gamma bomb malfunctioning. There are actors all kinds, there's just sadly a lack of visibility for certain types of actors because Hollywood won't hire them for roles that are made for them. [48] Doom's sudden change sparked grievances that resulted in a group of villains, led by the Hood, to join forces to take him down. He then magically rebuilds his kingdom.[32]. Panther spurned the invitation, detonating an EMP that blacked out a local portion of Latveria before Doctor Doom's robots could destroy his ship. [134], In What If: Secret Wars, Doom is made aware of the Beyonder's survival by the Enchantress and kills him. Though still a force for good in the years to come, Doom spends each Midsummer's Eve (as he did for his mother's soul in the regular universe) battling demons in exchange for Valeria's soul. He was able to hold his Gypsy tribe together and gain a scholarship to a prestigious American university. [147], Described as "iconic",[148] Doom is one of the most well-received characters of the Marvel Universe, as well as one of the most recurring;[148] in his constant battles with heroes and other villains, Doctor Doom has appeared more times than any other character. 1 History 2 Ending 3 Moveset 3.1 Special Attacks 3.2 Grab 3.3 Ultimate Attack 4 Entance and Exit 5 Alternate costumers 6 Trivia Victor Von Doom was born decades ago to a tribe ofLatverianRomani people under the rule of an unnamed nobleman called the Baron. [45] Doom appears once again and interrupts Tony's breakfast date with Amara, continuously trying to prove to Tony that he has changed and is trying to correct the mistakes he has made, explaining that he has arrived to check up on Tony and see if he is suffering from any side-effects from being in the presence of an exorcism. Accessories: [53] Doom takes over this micro-world, but leaves after the Fantastic Four end his rule. As the absolute monarch of Latveria, Doctor Doom has diplomatic immunity – allowing him to escape prosecution for most of his crimes – and total control of the nation's natural and technological resources, along with its manpower, economy, and military. Doom uncovers the secret power at the heart of the planet, an avatar of his arch-foe Reed Richards' son, Franklin, the super-powered youth who conjured this globe and left a bit of himself behind to guide it from within. Despite his defenses, the zombies breaks through once more. Upon receiving an invitation from Spider-Man, Mad Thinker is convinced to take part in the event. [137], Unlike most Dooms this version is portrayed as an old, senile man with delusions of retaining his old authority and physique- seen by Layla Miller as a natural 'evolution' of Doom's inability to accept that he might be the reason for his failures-, although with periods of lucidity in which, while physically decrepit, he is still as smart and devious (and in turn, dangerous) as ever. However, the Fantastic Four eventually freed them from Doom's control during their first battle, and all subsequently left, although they were unable to imprison Doom due to his diplomatic immunity as a result of his citizenship. A mastermind genius of physics and even genetics, Von Doom keeps the Four of the Fantastick imprisoned in his castle, continually tapping Richard Reed for knowledge. Later, Captain America's shield ended up in Doom's hands and Spider-Man and Captain America both fought to get the shield back before he could analyze it and make his armour or any weapon indestructible. [volume & issue needed], In Warlock #5-7, Victor Von Doom was employed at the Livermore Valley Lab in California where he worked on "Earth-Corer-1", a vehicle designed to tunnel into the Earth. Doom later appeared giving Beetle instructions, implying Beetle worked for Dr. Doom. God Emperor Doom is the most powerful version of Doctor Doom with the power of The Beyonder and other heroes. In this moment your fight will become very schematic. Doom rejects his future self by pointing out that he would never do such a thing, for even if he seeks power, he always watches the cost of it, and knows that nothing he seeks could be worth such an affront to his dignity. As a young boy his mother was spirited away by the demon Mephisto and his father killed by the Baron of Latvertia. The final panel shows Doom back in his lair, surrounded by newspaper cuttings detailing his past defeats and wondering how he would do in a fight with Thomas the Tank Engine. Even without his armor, Doom has proven himself to be a skilled hand-to-hand combatant, once even killing an endangered lion with a single punch, for no other reason than that he wished to.[112][113]. Victor survived and, on return to the Romani camp, discovered his mother's occult instruments and swore revenge on the Baron. Like his 616 counterpart, Von Doom remains a ruthless and ambitious man, though he does not express his counterpart's goal to rule the world. [volume & issue needed], After the collapse of the Keep, Doom returned to Latveria, and in six months turned the country around. An unmasked and Future Foundation variant of this figure were later released as a 2011. [107][108] However, if his concentration is broken, his mind can transfer back, and he rarely uses this power unless absolutely necessary due to his ego about his own appearance. Valeria quickly notices that Doom had suffered brain damage from his previous battle and is slowly losing his memories; she makes a deal with him to restore his mental capacities if he helps Reed and the Fantastic Four. [86] Later, Doom is apparently killed by the Mad Celestials. [45] Doom appears once again and interrupts Tony's breakfast date with Amara. The machine blew up in Victor's face and caused minor scarring of which Victor blamed Reed's interference for before being expelled and deported. [50] Offered the chance to study in the United States, Von Doom chose to leave his homeland and his love, Valeria, behind. "How to destroy a man: grant him his heart's desire. [8], Like many of Marvel's Silver Age characters, Doom was conceived by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Their greatest hero against our greatest villain. Since Doctor Doom is one of Marvel's most popular villains, he has been featured in many forms of merchandise, including various action figures and trading cards: "Dr. Doom" redirects here. A superheroes convention is attacked by the robotic Steamroller Man. The most notable among them include: In Neil Gaiman's alternative-universe tale, Marvel 1602, Dr. Doom is "Count Otto von Doom", also known as "Otto the Handsome". [citation needed], On the original Counter Earth, Victor Von Doom is a genius, but not a villain. Doom is a tall man, with brown eyes. For example, Doom may swear that he will not harm an individual, but that only means he will not personally harm that person; it does not mean he will prevent others from harming that person. While on Battleworld, Doom attempted and briefly succeeded in stealing the Beyonder's power, but it proves too vast for him to control and the disembodied Beyonder is able to take his power back. A repaint of this figure and a Future Foundation variant were released in their 2012 Marvel Legends Epic Heroes wave. Remembering his dissatisfaction as a God, Doom decides that it was his role to help heal the world. 1 Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far 1.1 As God Emperor Doom 1.2 Battles Royale 1.3 Battle Record 1.4 Possible Opponents 2 History 3 Death Battle Info (Official) 3.1 Background 3.2 Armor 3.3 Magic 3.4 Strengths … Doom disappears before Tony regains consciousness. When Osborn contacts the real Von Doom, Victor informs him not to ever strike him again or he would be willing to go further. Reed Richards took his place as ruler of Latveria and also wears his armor. [67] However, Reed was able to release Doctor Strange's astral self from Doom's traps, allowing Strange to give Reed a sufficient crash-course in magic for Reed to free the rest of the team and trick Doom into angering his demonic benefactors, prompting them to take him to Hell. [volume & issue needed], Dr. Doom is seen trying to destroy the Adjudicator, however he and his robotic planes are shown to disintegrate and he is last seen cheering the Fantastic Four (even though he will find a way to destroy them). [72] Doom remained in Hell until Mjolnir falls to Earth after the events of Ragnarok as it creates a dimensional tear during its fall that allows Doom to escape, although he decides to focus on rebuilding his power base when he proves unable to even lift the hammer. [volume & issue needed], Otto von Doom returns in 1602: The Fantastick Four, in which he plans to visit a city beyond the edge of the world, believing they have knowledge that could restore his face. He has a brown belt with a yellow cla… In the case of Doctor Doom specifically, his Romani identity is central to his origin story and motivation as a character. Strange stepped down as the Sorcerer Supreme of Earth, Doom was amongst the candidates considered suitable to replace him. He appears to have been damaged by this experience. Doctor Doom is a character from Marvel Comics, and the arch-enemy of The Fantastic Four. With the aid of Doctor Strange, however, Richards learns to utilize magic on a basic level by accepting that he could not understand it and escapes. As Iron Man takes off advising him to not let go of the magic in the world, Doctor Doom is left to wonder if Santa Claus could be a Sorcerer Supreme. He rejoins humanity to aid and guide them to become a powerful force, introducing himself as simply "Victor" rather than Doom. The list also includes other Romani talent, some occasionally act or some occasionally sing. Having witnessed Doom saving the refugees by using his portal for their escape, the zombified Thing suddenly attacked Doom. As to why his former look has been abandoned is yet to be revealed. At the start of the "Siege" storyline, Doom was with the Cabal discussing the current problems with the X-Men and both Avengers teams. [36] Later, Doom appears among those in attendance at Johnny Storm's funeral. Tony confronted the Hood and stumbled into Victor. His father, Werner, was the leader of the tribe and a renowned medicine man who kept his wife's sorceress life quiet in order to protect Victor from a similar fate. Von Doom's armor is now represented only by the metallic mask and the green hood/cape is gone. Doctor Victor von Doom was born in a Romani camp outside Haasenstadt, Latveria on July 5th. Years: lieutenants. He died while helping Adam Warlock stop the Brute from absorbing all of Counter-Earth's geothermal energy, turning him back into Reed Richards. Victor Von Doom was born decades ago to a tribe of Latverian Romani people under the rule of an unnamed nobleman called the Baron. However, this plan was thwarted when T'Challa triggered a device that destroyed Wakanda's entire vibranium stockpile, choosing to believe that his people could survive without the element. Victor's mother was witch Cynthia Von Doom who died by Mephisto's hand while Von Doom was young. [51] Expelled after the accident, Victor traveled the world until he collapsed on a Tibetan mountainside. [62], A particularly detailed plan saw Doom ally with the Puppet Master to trap the Fantastic Four within the miniature artificial city of "Liddleville", their minds trapped inside tiny cybernetic, part-organic copies of their original bodies. Doctor Doom transports himself to Morgana's castle to summon up a magical army and captures the Avengers, but they free themselves and he is arrested for terrorist crimes against humanity after a brief struggle that culminated with the Sentry tearing off Doctor Doom's mask. 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After a time, Victor constructed a machine intended to communicate with the dead, specifically his mother. Doom is trying to prove to Tony that he has changed and is trying to correct the mistakes he has made, explaining that he has arrived to check up on Tony and see if he is suffering from any side-effects from being in the presence of an exorcism. [26], After Byrne's departure Doom continued to be a major villain in Fantastic Four, and as the 1980s continued Doom appeared in other comics such as Punisher, The Spectacular Spider-Man, and Excalibur. With Valeria's flesh turned into new mystic leather armor, the story follows Doom as he imprisons Franklin Richards in Hell, captures Valeria's namesake, and succeeds in de-powering and imprisoning the Fantastic Four. 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