Super Power: Black Bolt’s Inhuman Voice, Particle And Electron Manipulation Powers Make Him As Powerful As A Herald Of Galactus

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BLACK BOLT HAS GALAXY POWER LEVEL

In 'Fantastic Four' (1993) #375, Black Bolt overloads Doctor Doom with his voice using Mister Fantastic's Optimizer.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1993) #375, Black Bolt overloads Doctor Doom with his voice using Mister Fantastic’s Optimizer. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

Among Marvel superheroes, Black Bolt is a powerhouse. As Inhuman King, the silent monarch hosts a plethora of super powers: super strength, super speed, superhuman durability, a powerful sonic scream, matter and energy manipulation, particle and electron harnessing and manipulation.

On his brow, Black Bolt has a metallic fork-shaped antenna. In order to channel his particle and electron super powers, Black Bolt focuses them with his antenna. Let’s look at how Black Bolt’s chief super powers extend to the Galaxy Level.

SONIC SCREAM

In 'Fantastic Four' (1993) #375, Black Bolt overloads Doctor Doom with his voice using Mister Fantastic's Optimizer.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1993) #375, Black Bolt overloads Doctor Doom with his voice using Mister Fantastic’s Optimizer. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1993) #375, Doctor Doom has stolen Aron the rogue Watcher’s powers. Given that Uatu the Watcher’s power can shake a galaxy, Aron is comparably Galaxy Level. In order to stop Doctor Doom, the Fantastic Four and the Inhumans have teamed up. Ingeniously, Mister Fantastic has invented the Optimizer.

In short, it is a machine that absorbs Doctor Doom’s cosmic energy from his storage battery and fires it back at him. In this instance, Black Bolt speaks his sonic scream into the Optimizer and fires it at Doctor Doom. As a result, Doctor Doom’s storage battery is overloaded till he reaches critical mass. In the end, Doom vanishes in an explosion.

Definitely, Black Bolt demonstrated a Galaxy Level of Energy Projection since he was able to overload Doctor Doom’s storage battery.

PARTICLE AND ELECTRON MANIPULATION

In 'Marvel Two-In-One Annual' (1979) #4, Black Bolt uses his electron manipulation to stop a solar flare.
In ‘Marvel Two-In-One Annual’ (1979) #4, Black Bolt uses his electron manipulation to stop a solar flare. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘Marvel Two-In-One Annual’ (1979) #4, Black Bolt performs an incredible feat. During a battle against Graviton, Black Bolt has to stop a solar flare from striking the Earth. Incredibly, Black Bolt uses his electron manipulation powers to stop the solar flare.

Considering a solar flare produces 1025 Watts of power, Black Bolt demonstrated a Stellar Level of Energy Projection.

SUPER STRENGTH

In 'War of Kings' (2009) #1, Black Bolt and Gladiator battle.
In ‘War of Kings’ (2009) #1, Black Bolt and Gladiator battle. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘War of Kings’ (2009) #1, Emperor Vulcan is at the head of the Shi’ar Empire. Meanwhile, Black Bolt rules the Kree. In a declaration of war, Vulcan attacks the Kree. During an all-out war, Black Bolt attacks Gladiator and briefly overpowers him. In the meantime, White Noise has to put an end to the fight.

Considering Gladiator has Stellar Level Super Strength, Black Bolt demonstrated a Stellar Level of Super Strength.

Definitely, Black Bolt is as powerful as a herald of Galactus. Let’s list the Top 4 heralds in terms of energy manipulation.

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1. SILVER SURFER, ‘INCREDIBLE HULK’ (1980) #250

In 'Incredible Hulk' (1980) #250, the Silver Surfer absorbs the Hulk's gamma radiation who reverts to Bruce Banner.
In ‘Incredible Hulk’ (1980) #250, the Silver Surfer absorbs the Hulk’s gamma radiation who reverts to human form. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘Incredible Hulk’ (1980) #250, Silver Surfer is stranded on Earth and seeks the help of Bruce Banner. In order to break through Galactus’s space barrier, Bruce Banner constructs machinery to bombard the Silver Surfer with gamma rays. Soon, the gamma-powered Silver Surfer goes into space to break the barrier.

After a gamma ray explosion, Bruce Banner transforms into the Hulk. Returning from space for more power, Surfer ends up fighting the Green Behemoth. On Silver Surfer’s surfboard, they end in space. There, Surfer has the idea of absorbing Hulk‘s gamma ray radiation. Afterwards, Hulk reverts to Bruce Banner.

Eventually, Surfer breaks the space barrier. However, the Sentinel of the Spaceways has to return to Earth to save Bruce in free fall, who fell off Surfer’s surfboard. Finally, Surfer has to return Bruce’s gamma power to save him, transforminging him into the Hulk. In the end, the Silver Surfer is again trapped on Earth.

2. STARDUST, ‘STORMBREAKER: THE SAGA OF BETA-RAY BILL’ (2005) #4

In 'Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta-Ray Bill' (2005) #4, Stardust opens a portal to a black hole.
In ‘Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta-Ray Bill’ (2005) #4, Stardust opens a portal to a black hole. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In “The 10 Most Powerful Heralds of Galactus, Ranked”, Chris White at CBR.com ranks Stardust number three. Namely, Stardust was the last surviving member of his race known as the Etherals. In fact, these were beings of pure energy. Named Lambda-Zero, she became Stardust, a ruthless and murderous herald of Galactus.

In ‘Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta-Ray Bill’ (2005) #4, Stardust and Beta-Ray Bill engage in a cosmic clash over Galactus’ attempt to feed on New Korbin. In order to assist in her struggle, Stardust summons Asteroth. When the demon causes untold damage, both fighters agree to battle field remove it.

Uncannily, one of Stardust’s super powers with the Power Cosmic is to open portals to black holes. In order to BFR Asteroth, Stardust opens a portal to a black hole. Though, the ploy fails and both Stardust and Beta-Ray Bill begin to be sucked in.

In the end, they are saved by Alpha Ray who drives the evil spirit into the black hole.

3. NOVA, ‘SILVER SURFER’ (1987) #9

In 'Silver Surfer' (1987) #9, Nova destroys a sun to create a black hole.
In ‘Silver Surfer’ (1987) #9, Nova destroys a sun to create a black hole. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘Silver Surfer’ (1987) #9, Nova and Silver Surfer have to save Galactus from the Elders of the Universe. In a grand scheme, they have built a device powered by the Soul Gems to destroy Galactus. Mischievously, they have kidnapped Shalla Bal and Mantis in order to lure the Silver Surfer. In exchange for the women’s freedoms, Surfer hands over the Soul Gem.

However, the Grandmaster sends the women in a ball of energy that will explode if touched. Unfortunately, Norrin manages to save only Shalla Bal. Angrily, the Surfer vows to make them pay and departs to save Galactus. Meanwhile, the Elders of the Universe have activated their machine which is slowly killing the Devourer of Worlds.

Under Surfer’s direction, Nova triggers a star to collapse into a black hole. Miraculously, Galactus can recover by feeding on the energies. Meanwhile, some of the Elders and the Soul Gems are sucked into the black hole.

Definitely, a feat requiring a high end energy manipulation. On a scale, it requires the power output of a galaxy within seconds. Without a doubt, a Galaxy Level of Energy Projection.

4. FIRELORD, ‘AVENGERS’ (1989) #302

In 'Avengers' (1989) #302, Firelord removes the flames off Invisible Woman's construct in re-entry.
In ‘Avengers’ (1989) #302, Firelord removes the flames off Invisible Woman’s construct in re-entry. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

In ‘Avengers’ (1989) #302, Firelord removes the flames off Invisible Woman’s construct in re-entry. Considering Firelord withstood heat from re-entry, this is both an energy projection feat and a durability feat.


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SILVER SURFER VS DOCTOR DOOM BATTLES

  • ‘Fantastic Four’ (1975) #156: Doctor Doom wins by incapacitation.
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MARVEL DAY SERIES

In 'The Emperor Doom' graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace.
In “Avengers: The Emperor Doom” (1987) graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN SUPERVILLAINS

INTRO

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STAN LEE’S FAVORITE VILLAIN

Doctor Doom was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Originally, the character first appeared in Fantastic Four Vol. 1 (1962) #5.

Interviewed by leukemia survivor KJ Ricci, Stan Lee revealed Doctor Doom is his favorite supervillain. The legendary writer said he does not see Doom as a villain and would like to clear his name.

THE POWER COSMIC

DOCTOR DOOM ABSORBED GALACTUS’ + TAA II’S POWER

In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom steals Galactus’ Power Cosmic. Previously, Galactus absorbs the energy of Taa II. Possibly, Galactus with Taa II’s might equal the Beyonder in battle. However, using the Klaw discs, Doctor Doom siphons Galactus’ Power Cosmic.

In his new-found omnipotence, Doctor Doom’s senses expand. Really, Doom realizes his cosmic senses encompass all reality. Inside their cells, the Baron of Iron is aware of the villains’ secret thoughts and desires. Furthermore, he is aware of an intruder, Captain Marvel.

 

In 'Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars' (1985) #10, Doctor Doom's new-found omnipotence encompasses all reality.
In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom’s new-found omnipotence encompasses all reality. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

BATTLE AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE

Immediately, Doctor Doom battled Beyonder in the Beyond-Realm. Incredibly, the battle was so fierce that it sent shockwaves through space. In fact, Battleworld was feeling quakes as a result of the titanic battle.

However, Doctor Doom is soon overwhelmed by the Beyonder’s godly power. Desperately, the Destroyer beams an image of himself back to Battleworld. Before the assembled heroes, he asks for their powers. Hesitantly, Magneto steps forward. Quickly, he is tackled by Wasp, Hawkeye and Iron Man.

DOCTOR DOOM’S SUPREME WILLPOWER

DOCTOR DOOM DENIES DEATH

With his last ply thwarted, the tide of the battle turns against Doom. Courageously, Doctor Doom attempts to grow nearer. But, the Beyonder’s infinite power doubles his onslaught. Finally, in bursts of energy blasts, Doom’s legs are cut off and he is felled.

Tragically, the Baron of Iron feels the “cold embrace [of Mistress Death] seems imminent.”1 Defiantly, Doctor Doom rejects the Spectre. His words ring out: “Victor Von Doom must not die!”1

In 'Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars' (1985) #10, Doctor Doom denies Mistress Death.
In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom denies Mistress Death. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

VICTOR VON DOOM STEALS THE BEYONDER’S POWER

With his foe defeated, Beyonder comes down to examine him. Intrigued, he peers through Doom’s life. Moreover, he dissects Doom apart, layer by layer. Proving his willpower is supreme, Doom resists the agonizing pain.

Soon, the Beyonder grows closer to his subject. Incredibly, Victor Von Doom reaches for the Beyonder’s disembodied energy. In the end, Doom steals the Beyonder’s infinite power.

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In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom becomes the Marvel Universe’s Supreme Being. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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In 'Fantastic Four' (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus. Photo/Marvel Comics

In a classic story from the ’60s, Doctor Doom proves his grandiloquence by trapping Silver Surfer and stealing the Power Cosmic.

In great Jack Kirby’s style, Doctor Doom utters his grandiloquent speech to challenge the Devourer of Worlds and world domination.

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Feat: Black Panther, ‘Doomwar’ #1

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IN INVENTIONS AND SCIENTIFIC MARVELS

BLACK PANTHER (T’CHALLA)
EARTH-616

In ‘Doomwar’ (2010) #1, titled “Doomwar (Part 1)”, T’Challa is stated to perform an intelligence feat. Before the “Doomwar”, Doctor Doom has masterminded the Desturi’s coup d’etat. As a result, T’Challa, Shuri and the Dora Milaje have fled Wakanda. Sinisterly, Queen Ororo has been tried for witchcraft and for being a foreigner. Later, Ororo is held in a cell that nullifies her X-gene. As T-Kan mentions, the cell was invented by T’Challa.

How much intelligence does it take for T’Challa to invent a cell that nullifies the X-gene?

In 'Doomwar' (2010) #1, Ororo is imprisoned in a cell built by T'Challa that nullifies the X-gene.
In ‘Doomwar’ (2010) #1, titled “Doomwar (Part 1)”, T’Challa is stated to perform an intelligence feat. Later, Ororo is held in a cell that nullifies her X-gene. As T-Kan mentions, the cell was invented by T’Challa. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN THE ISSUE, ORORO WAS IMPRISONED IN A CELL THAT NULLIFIES THE X-GENE. IN FACT, T-KAN STATES IT WAS BUILT BY HER HUSBAND T’CHALLA.

IMPORTANTLY, THE COST OF REPLICATION OF THE HUMAN GENOME IS 427693027.778 JOULES PER SECOND. OR, 172373.459527 BYTES PER SECOND OF BRAIN PROCESSING SPEED.

SIMILARLY, THE REPLICATION OF THE MUTANT GENOME IS LIKELY MULTIPLE FACTORS GREATER.

INTELLIGENCE FEAT:

LEADER+

Intelligence: Leader+ 33%

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Ororo has been imprisoned in a cell that nullifies her X-gene. The cell was invented by T’Challa.

Since homo superior has mutations in the human genome it may or may not have the same total number of base pairs. We will calculate the energy required for DNA synthesis in humans to estimate the mutations in the human genome caused by the X-gene.

NUMBER CRUNCHING

From a study, the average energy requirement per diploid eukaryote is:

CDNA,d≃526Lg.

Then, the average number of bases in a gene is 8310 base pairs.

Gene length = 5478 bp introns + (12 exons * 236 bp) = 8310 bp.

Also, there are 25000 genes in the human genome. In addition, one gram/mole of ATP produces 470000 kJ. Then, there are a total of 100 g of ATP in the human body and the Formula Weight of ATP is 507.18 g/mol. Finally, Ororo weighs 65.77 kg.

Refer to “DC Day Explained: Brainiac’s AI Is The Digital Processing Of All The Information In The Galaxy”. Importantly, it contains information about the human brain’s storage capacity. Also, refer to the Intelligence Scale.

First, let’s calculate the moles in 100 g of ATP.

Moles in 100 g of ATP = (100 g)/(507/18 g/mol) = 0.19716865807 mol.

Second, let’s calculate the energy of ATP hydrolysis in DNA synthesis.

DNA synthesis cost of the human genome = (526 * 8310 bp * 25000 genes * 100 * 470000 J * 1 g/mol * 0.19716865807 mol * 1 hr)/(65.77 kg * 1000 * 10 hr * 3600 s) = 427693027.778 J/s.

Without the information on chromosome loci mutations, this is a baseline estimation.

DNA Synthesis B/s = (427693027.778 J/s * 0.125 bytes * 1 hr)/(1 J/K * 310.15 K) = 172373.459527 B/s.

Processing Speed In T’Challa’s Brain = 172373.459527 B/s.

Ratio To Genius = (172373.459527 B/s * 100)/(11195.2997653 B/s) = 15.3969490001.

INTELLIGENCE

T’Challa generated at least 427693027.778 J/s. Since this is a baseline level for a human, it would require more than a Mathematical Computation Level of Intelligence to nullify the X-gene. T’Challa had to generate more than 15.3969490001 times the processing speed of a Leader.

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Calculations for Black Panther, ‘Doomwar’ #1

CDNA,d≃526Lg.

Gene length = 5478 bp introns + (12 exons * 236 bp) = 8310 bp.
Moles in 100 g of ATP = (100 g)/(507/18 g/mol) = 0.19716865807 mol.
DNA synthesis cost of the human genome = (526 * 8310 bp * 25000 genes * 100 * 470000 J * 1 g/mol * 0.19716865807 mol)/(65.77 kg * 1000) = 1.5396949*1013 J.
Ratio of DNA Synthesis/Daily Energy Expenditure = (1.5396949*1013 J)(24 hr * 8600 s)/(1 day * 1 hr * 7,500,000 J/day) = 423724036480.
Bytes Of Information In T’Challa’s Brain = (423724036480)(2.5*1015 bytes)/(1 human) = 1.0593101*1027 bytes.
Ratio To The Internet = (1.0593101*1027 bytes)/(1200*1015 bytes) = 882758416.667.

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Marvel Day Series: Why Doctor Doom Is Marvel’s Greatest Villain

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In 'The Emperor Doom' graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace.
In “Avengers: The Emperor Doom” (1987) graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN SUPERVILLAINS

INTRO

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STAN LEE’S FAVORITE VILLAIN

Doctor Doom was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Originally, the character first appeared in Fantastic Four Vol. 1 (1962) #5.

Interviewed by leukemia survivor KJ Ricci, Stan Lee revealed Doctor Doom is his favorite supervillain. The legendary writer said he does not see Doom as a villain and would like to clear his name.

PER IGN: MARVEL’S GREATEST VILLAIN

IGN’S TOP 100 COMIC BOOK VILLAINS OF ALL TIME

In 2009, IGN counted down the Top 100 Comic Book Villains Of All Time from both DC and Marvel comics. The list features some of the best villains in the two universes such as Magneto, Thanos, Black Adam and Joker. The list even ranks our own Doctor Doom.

On the list, Doctor Doom ranked number three. In 2019, IGN would rank Doctor Doom as the greatest Marvel villain of all time citing his supreme arrogance and lust for power. Let’s look at reasons why this is the case.

 

Doctor Doom.
Doctor Doom. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

ORIGIN STORY

Doctor Doom’s origin story is one of tragedy and crime. Victor von Doom was born to gypsy parents. His mother dealt in the dark arts. Tragically, a bargain with Mephisto went awry and the demon claimed Victor’s mother’s soul. Victor studied magic in Latveria then science in America to reclaim his mother’s soul.

Victor Von Doom, Reed Richards and Ben Grimm studied at State University, New York. Apparently, Ben may have been responsible for Victor becoming Doctor Doom. Combining magic and science, Victor’s experiment failed and his face was scarred. Donning armor and mask, he became… Doctor Doom.

CHARACTER MOTIVATION

What makes Doom a great villain is the fact that he originally was not a villain. His dedication to saving his mother is understandable though the means he uses are abhorrent. In many respects, Doom is a product of his upbringing: tortured, lonely and violent.

Doom’s central motivation is his belief that the world can find peace only under Doomworld. In many respects, this is the belief of all tyrants which shows that Doom’s belief actually stems from those tragic circumstances that developed his lust for power. Why is Doom’s Marvel greatest villain? He has conviction and unmatched willpower.

Doctor Doom’s story is that of tragedy and crime. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

VILLAIN OR ANTI-HERO?

Early stories showcase Doctor Doom as an exclusive Fantastic Four villain. IGN even considers him a fifth member of the Fantastic Four as its necessary antagonist. What makes Doom an interesting villain are his motivations. Ultimately, though he always seeks ultimate power as his goal, his purposes are always devious.

Of course, his final goal is world domination but his methods are infinite. As head of state of Latveria, Doom uses the vast resources at his disposal to do war against the Fantastic Four and Marvel Earth. In some portrayals Doctor Doom has allied himself with the forces of good to face a common enemy. In “Infinity Gauntlet,” Doctor Doom even allied himself to the heroes who banded together to fight Thanos. However, it is always for a devious purpose.

POWERS: SCIENCE AND MAGIC

Doctor Doom is one of the most brilliant minds on Marvel Earth, rivaling Mister Fantastic in scientific expertise. A rarity, Doom has managed to unite both science and magic, upgrading his armor with spells, cosmic energy and other sources of power. What makes Doom so dangerous is his skill in both departments and his viciousness, since he is willing to go to any lengths in order to further his power.

Multiple times, Doctor Doom has succeeded in achieving ultimate power. Doctor Doom managed to steal the Beyonder’s power and become the Supreme Being of the Marvel Universe. In the “Avengers: Emperor Doom” storyline, Doom became the benevolent Emperor Doom who succeeded in bringing peace on Earth with the Purple Man’s psycho-prism. In the “Secret Wars” event, Doom stole the Beyonders’ power again, this time, to re-make reality in his image. Indeed, a feat not even Thanos has achieved.

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In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom becomes the Marvel Universe’s Supreme Being. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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In 'Fantastic Four' (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus. Photo/Marvel Comics

In a classic story from the ’60s, Doctor Doom proves his grandiloquence by trapping Silver Surfer and stealing the Power Cosmic.

In great Jack Kirby’s style, Doctor Doom utters his grandiloquent speech to challenge the Devourer of Worlds and world domination.

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Doctor Doom in Comic Vine.
Fantastic Four Vol 1 5 in Marvel Database.
Stan Lee Says Doctor Doom Is Not A Villain in Comicbook.
Doctor Doom in IGN.
The Top 25 Marvel Villains in IGN.
Fantastic Four Vol 4 9 in Marvel Database.
Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Vol 1 10 in Marvel Database.
Fantastic Four Vol 1 57 in Marvel Database.

Fan Theory: Miles Morales In The Mainstream Marvel Universe Means The Ultimate Universe Was Rebooted After Secret Wars

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In 'Secret Wars' (2016) #9, Doctor Doom and Mister Fantastic battle in Molecule Man's white hot room.
In ‘Secret Wars’ (2016) #9, Doctor Doom and Mister Fantastic battle in Molecule Man’s white room. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN UNIVERSAL AND MULTIVERSAL ANOMALIES

“SECRET WARS” REBOOTED THE MARVEL MULTIVERSE

In “Secret Wars” (2015), the Marvel multiverse is being destroyed by the multiversal entities known as the Beyonders. Only two remaining universes remain: the main Marvel universe and the Ultimate universe. In the Beyond, Doctor Doom meets with the Beyonders in order to save the remaining universes. Originlly, Molecule Man was designed by the Beyonders as a bomb that would destroy the multiverse. Using Molecule Men as bombs, Doctor Doom and Doctor Strange killed the Beyonders and stole their power.

During the incursions between Earth-616 and Earth-1610, Mister Fantastic built the Future Foundation Life Rafts to transport the survivors to the incursion points. Suffering a hull breach, they nevertheless survived and were transported to Battleworld, created by Doctor Doom. On Battleworld, Doctor Doom was worshipped as God on a world of controlled chaos. There, the Life Raft and the Cabal opposed Doom’s reign. In the end, Doom was defeated and Molecule Man destroyed Battleworld, rebooting the mainstream Marvel universe. In the end, the Ultimate universe was no more.

In 'Secret Wars' (2016) #9, Doctor Doom and Mister Fantastic battle in Molecule Man's white hot room.
In ‘Secret Wars’ (2016) #9, Doctor Doom and Mister Fantastic battle in Molecule Man’s white room. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

MILES MORALES JOINED THE MAINSTREAM MARVEL UNIVERSE

In ‘Secret Wars’ (2015) #6, the Maker’s and Reed Richards plans are set into motion. Miles Morales and Spider-Man go off to the White Room to find Doom’s source of power. There, in front of Molecule Man’s statue, they find Valeria, Doctor Doom’s daughter on Battleworld but who is actually Reed Richards’ daughter. After a brief discussion with her, the two Spider-Men enter the white room. Inside, they find Molecule Man there who asks them if they brought him something to eat. Surprisingly, Miles Morales takes out a three week-old hamburger from his pocket and gives it to Molecule Man.

Fully fed, Spider-Man asks Molecule Man about Doctor Doom’s power source. Molecule Man tells them they are looking at him. In ‘Secret Wars’ (2016) #9, Miles Morales has a flashback to that moment. In the white room, Molecule Man thanks him for the burger. It is implied that Molecule Man saved Miles Morales and his family in the new mainstream Marvel universe. In the present, the two Spider-Men are on a rooftop and after Peter checks if Miles has done his homework, the two Spider-Men swing into adventure to go beat up on bad guys.

In 'Secret Wars' (2016) #9, Miles Morales joins the mainstream Marvel universe.
In ‘Secret Wars’ (2016) #9, Miles Morales joins the mainstream Marvel universe. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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VENOM WARNS THE MAKER SEEKS TO RE-CREATE THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE

In ‘Venom’ (2021) #200, the Ultimate universe resurfaces. Now, Eddie Brock has become the new King in Black and is testing his super powers. After testing his omniscience, he notes the only one escaping his power is the Maker, Reed Richards’ evil counterpart from the Ultimate universe. Having obtained an artificial symbiote from the Ultimate universe, the Maker used Venom‘s symbiote to augment and heal his psyche.

Able to travel between dimensions, the Maker returned to the Ultimate universe, which was destroyed. Then, Eddie uses his super powers to meet simultaneously the Avengers, Quiet Council of Krakoa, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Silver Surfer and other groups to warn them tat the Maker will likely return to conquer Earth-616. In fact, this task has been commissioned him by the Interdimensional Council of Reeds. In all likelihood, it is possible the Ultimate universe was rebooted after “Secret Wars.”

In 'Venom' (2021) #200, the Maker returns to the Ultimate Universe using the Venom symbiote.
In ‘Venom’ (2021) #200, the Maker returns to the Ultimate Universe using the Venom symbiote. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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Battle Ranker Competition Round 1: Wolverine vs Doctor Doom

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In 'The Emperor Doom' graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace.
In “Avengers: The Emperor Doom” (1987) graphic novel, Doctor Doom takes over the world and brings peace. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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STAN LEE’S FAVORITE VILLAIN

Doctor Doom was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Originally, the character first appeared in Fantastic Four Vol. 1 (1962) #5.

Interviewed by leukemia survivor KJ Ricci, Stan Lee revealed Doctor Doom is his favorite supervillain. The legendary writer said he does not see Doom as a villain and would like to clear his name.

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DESTINED TO RULE THE WORLD

In “Doomwar”, Doctor Doom manages to steal the Vibranium from T’Challa’s Vibranium Vault. Before he can claim what his heart truly seeks, Doctor Doom must pass a test. He must prove to the god Bast that he is truly pure of heart. Uncannily, Doctor Doom does pass the test.

Doctor Doom opens his soul and shows Bast he has faith. With his sorcery, he has peered into millions of possible futures and has seen that the only future where humanity is at peace, is Doomworld. Perhaps, Doctor Doom is pure evil.

 

In 'Doomwar' (2010) #3, Doctor Doom tells Bast he has gazed into a hundred thousand futures, and the only one where humanity survives is with Doctor Doom as its ruler.
In ‘Doomwar’ (2010) #3, Doctor Doom tells Bast he has gazed into a hundred thousand futures, and the only one where humanity survives is with Doctor Doom as its ruler. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

SORCERER SUPREME CONTENDER

Few beings on Marvel Earth are equally adept at science and magic. Using sorcery and tech, Doctor Doom lives in both world. A super-genius, Doctor Doom once contended for the title of Sorcerer Supreme against Doctor Strange.

In ‘Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom: Triumph & Torment’, Genghis tests the most powerful sorcerers on Earth for the title of Sorcerer Supreme. In the trial, it comes down to a final showdown between Doom and Strange. Ultimately, Doctor Doom fails the trial and only for Doctor Strange to use his astral form free Genghis’ spirit from his crystal and to be declared Sorcerer Supreme.

In "Doctor Strange And Doctor Doom: Triumph And Torment", Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom contend for the title of Sorcerer Supreme.
In “Doctor Strange And Doctor Doom: Triumph And Torment”, Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom contend for the title of Sorcerer Supreme. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

SUPREME BEING OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE

In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom stole Galactus’ and Taa II’s power in order to battle Beyonder. In the Beyonder’s Realm, it was a hopeless battle. Finally, Doctor Doom was defeated.

Miraculously, in a contest of willlpower, Doom resisted the Beyonder’s dissection, overpowered him, and stole his power. For a short while, Doctor Doom became the Supreme Being of the Marvel Universe.

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In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom becomes the Marvel Universe’s Supreme Being. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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FAVORITE DOCTOR DOOM MOMENT: DOCTOR DOOM STEALS THE POWER COSMIC

In 'Fantastic Four' (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1968) #57, Doctor Doom steals the Power Cosmic in order to challenge Galactus. Photo/Marvel Comics

In a classic story from the ’60s, Doctor Doom proves his grandiloquence by trapping Silver Surfer and stealing the Power Cosmic.

In great Jack Kirby’s style, Doctor Doom utters his grandiloquent speech to challenge the Devourer of Worlds and world domination.

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Feat: Molecule Man, ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ #4

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MOLECULE MAN (OWEN REECE)
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In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1984) #4, titled “Situation Hopeless”, Molecule Man performs an energy projection feat. The villains have attacked and destroyed the heroes’ base. As the heroes are in retreat, Molecule Man drops a 150-billion ton mountain on the heroes, seemingly killing them.

How much energy projection does it take for Molecule Man to drop a 150-billion ton mountain on the heroes with molecular manipulation?

MOLECULE MAN LIFTED, TRANSPORTED, HOVERED 100 MILE HIGH AND DROPPED A 150-BILLION TON MOUNTAIN ON THE HEROES.

MOLECULE MAN GENERATED 7.5*10^21 JOULES OF KINETIC ENERGY AT 10000 METERS PER SECOND AND 2.3681438*10^20 JOULES OF POTENTIAL ENERGY 100 MILES ABOVE THE GROUND.

MOLECULE MAN GENERATED 7.7368144*10^21 JOULES OF TOTAL ENERGY, 18 TIMES THE ENERGY RECEIVED BY EARTH FROM THE SUN, ENOUGH TO DESTROY A SMALL COUNTRY.

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Doctor Doom and the villains have destroyed the heroes’ base. As the heroes retreat, Molecule Man drops a mountain on them, seemingly killing them.

We will use the formula for potential energy in order to calculate Molecule Man’s energy projection.

NUMBER CRUNCHING

The calculations involve calculating how much energy projection it would take to remove the mountain off the ground, and how much it would take to drop the mountain on the heroes. Calculating a lift force for a mountain would be complex. For the interest of simplicity, we will only calculate the kinetic energy for transporting the mountain across 10 km and the potential energy before dropping it on the heroes.

KE = 1/2mv^2 = (1/2)(150*10^12 kg)(10^8 m/s) = 7.5*10^21 J.

PE = mgh = (150*10^12 kg)(9.81 m/s^2)(160934 m) = 2.3681438*10^20 J.

Total Energy = 7.7368144*10^21 J.

ENERGY PROJECTION

Molecule Man lifted a mountain, transported it across Battleworld within moments, hovered it 100 miles above the heroes and dropped it on them.

Molecule Man generated 7.7368144*10^21 Joules of energy. Assuming Battleworld is roughly the size of Earth, Molecule Man had to generate a Planetary Level of Energy Projection.

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Calculations for Molecule Man, ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ #4

KE = 1/2mv^2 = (1/2)(150*10^12 kg)(10^8 m/s) = 7.5*10^21 J.
PE = mgh = (150*10^12 kg)(9.81 m/s^2)(160934 m) = 2.3681438*10^20 J.
Total Energy = 7.7368144*10^21 J.
Ratio Of Energy versus Earth = (7.7368144*10^21)/(430*10^18) = 18.


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Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Vol 1 4 in Marvel Database.

Feat: Doctor Doom, ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ #10

IN COSMIC HIERARCHY

DOCTOR DOOM (VICTOR VON DOOM)
EARTH-616

In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, titled “Death To The Beyonder”, Doctor Doom performs an intelligence feat. In order to confront Beyonder, Doctor Doom steals power from Galactus and Taa II. During the battle against Beyonder, Beyonder dissects Doctor Doom’s body who eventually steals Beyonder’s power.

How much intelligence is generated by Doctor Doom absorbing Beyonder’s power?

DOCTOR DOOM STOLE THE BEYONDER’S POWER IN THE BEYONDER’S REALM BY THE STRONGEST WILLPOWER.

THE ENERGY PROJECTION OF THE BEYONDER COMES FROM BEYOND THE MARVEL UNIVERSE AND IS ZERO SUM ENERGY. DOCTOR DOOM BECAME THE SUPREME BEING IN THE MARVEL UNIVERSE.

Doctor Doom had to generate a Universal Level of Intelligence in order to overpower Beyonder with his willpower.

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Doctor Doom fought the Beyonder in the Beyond realm using the energy of Taa II. Doctor Doom was defeated and survived dissection by the Beyonder. Using his willpower, Doctor Doom overpowered Beyonder and stole his power.

Let’s estimate Doctor Doom’s willpower.

DOCTOR DOOM’S WILLPOWER

Doctor Doom has one of the strongest willpowers in the Marvel Universe. He has peered into millions of futures and he believes Doomworld is the only future where there is peace on Earth. In ‘The Avengers: Emperor Doom,’ Doctor Doom kidnaps the Purple Man in an attempt to mind control the whole Earth. In a duel, with the Purple Man, Doctor Doom resists the Purple Man’s mind control powers with his willpower alone.

In ‘The Avengers: Emperor Doom,’ in a duel, with the Purple Man, Doctor Doom resists the Purple Man’s mind control powers with his willpower alone.

Since Doctor Doom withstood Purple Man’s mind control whose powers were used to mind control the Earth, Doctor Doom’s willpower is at least Inventor.

In ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ (1985) #10, Doctor Doom uses his willpower to steal the Beyonder’s power. In the scans, after Doctor Doom has stolen the Beyonder’s power and appears as a giant to the heroes, he claims to be the most powerful being in the Marvel Universe.

We will use these two examples to estimate Doctor Doom’s willpower.

NUMBER CRUNCHING

In the first example, since Doctor Doom resisted the Purple Man’s mind control, which was later used to mind control the Earth, his willpower is at least Inventor. Willpower is a function of mental power, so let’s calculate the power of Doctor Doom’s mind. Please refer to the Intelligence Scale.

Bytes Of Information In Doctor Doom’s Brain = (7,874,965,825 humans)(2.510*10^15 bytes)/(1 human) = 1.9766164*10^25 bytes.

In the second example, Doctor Doom overpowered Beyonder with his willpower, or the power of his mind. Since after stealing Beyonder’s power, Doctor Doom became the most powerful being in the Marvel Universe, we can estimate that his intelligence is at least equal to the Beyonder’s intelligence.

INTELLIGENCE

Since in the What If story, Doctor Doom was able to withstand the Purple Man’s mind control, it would seem his Intelligence Level is Mathematical Computation. However, in the second example, since Doctor Doom is able to overpower a true godlike being and become the Supreme Being in the Marvel Universe, his Intelligence Level is Universal.

Doctor Doom had to generate a Universal Level of Intelligence in order to overpower Beyonder with his willpower.

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Calculations for Doctor Doom, ‘Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars’ #10

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Bytes Of Information In Doctor Doom’s Brain = (7,874,965,825 humans)(2.510*10^15 bytes)/(1 human) = 1.9766164*10^25 bytes.


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