The Super Bowl Trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange 2 should be given an award for its spectacular presentation. With so many fleeting keyframes, one barely had enough time to analyze it before being bombarded with more jaw-dropping visuals in the next shot. With claims of Doctor Strange 2 rivaling the likes of Spider-Man: No Way Home in terms of having a tremendous plotline with a myriad of characters, the possibilities are truly endless.

As we are just a couple of weeks away from the launch of Marvel Studio’s latest cinematic blockbuster, we can barely contain our excitement. From what we have seen in the movie’s trailers, we know that it is going to be an explosive representation of Marvel’s best superheroes and villains crawling all over each other throughout a spontaneous cosmic fight to the death. Characters like Wanda Maximoff, Christine Palmer, Wong, and Charles Xavier are confirmed to make their screen appearance. But there’s yet one character that this upcoming movie should introduce in the MCU; Doctor Doom.

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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Who Is Doctor Doom?

Doctor Doom is among one of the most unique and interesting characters in comic-book history. In the Marvel universe, Victor von Doom is a mastermind villain, who happens to be a scientific genius. He is one of the most powerful and intriguing opponents in Marvel’s comic world. But still, this character has yet to receive a narrative that can truly capture just how complex and disturbing he really is. That being said, Doctor Doom has been a difficult one to translate onto the big screen. One thing that makes Doctor Doom such an engaging antagonist is his yin and yang nature. Past cinematic iterations have ignored this aspect of his character completely. This means that any hope at all of finally getting it right hinges on MCU’s handling of magic in Doctor Strange 2.

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Doctor Doom in Marvel Comics

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Powers And Abilities Of Doctor Doom

Doctor Doom is a unique villain who has elevated himself above the ranks of the general population due to his many unheard skills. One such talent pertains to traveling through time. That is something beyond the level of a normal human’s ability so it should be no surprise that Doom uses the device to travel into different eras of history, stealing new devices from Iron Man to make his omniscient presence known across real estate space and time.

Doctor Doom’s thirst for power knows no bounds. In early Fantastic Four comics, the mightiest of all powers belonged to the Silver Surfer. But after witnessing this outstanding strength, Doctor Doom set out on a quest to steal it all for himself.

Doctor Doom
Doctor Doom in the Marvel Universe

Doctor Doom Was Once Almost The Sorcerer Supreme

Primarily, it is Doctor Stephen Strange who is referred to as the Sorcerer Supreme in the Marvel Universe. While the character is indeed powerful, he is also treated as one of the heroic superheroes out there. But at the same time, there was Doctor Doom who grew up to replace Strange as Sorcerer Supreme, potential wise. This is major because Doctor Doom is one of Marvel’s most prominent magical beings in the universe.

Doctor Doom in Doctor Strange 2
Doctor Doom

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To conclude, Doctor Doom needs a power upgrade if he is going to be able to compete with the other villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In other words, without more powers than he has now, his character will completely be overshadowed by villains who are either far more powerful or happen to have enough raw resources on hand to put up more of a fight against their opponents. By making Doctor Doom’s ego even tougher and even more intractable like it was in certain versions of the comics, not only will we see him win a lot sooner, but we could also see his actions backfire slightly at times as a result and show just how flawed he truly is – which, after all, is what will make the movie and the characters sound more compelling.

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