Want a way to earn extra raffle tickets in the Readers, Assemble! Summer Reading Club? One way is to vote each week for the best superhero from DC Comics and Marvel! Once you’ve voted, confirm that you’ve completed the week’s challenge on the Readers, Assemble! website, and come into the library to pick your raffle ticket!
This week’s category is villains and just villains, no matter their origin or powers. Voting for this category will end on Thursday, July 16 at 11:45 p.m.
Don’t know a whole lot about villains? Not to worry! We’ve done some research for you that might help you make your decision. (All of the information is from the DC Comics and Marvel wikis, so if you don’t agree with any of this information, take it up with them!)
Who is the best DC Comics villain?
Name: Unknown. Place of Origin: USA. Powers: Pain Resistance, Joker Venom Immunity. Abilities: Genius Intellect, Gadgetry, Escapology, Tactical Analysis, Disguise, Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic). Weaknesses: Mental Illness
Name: Dru-Zod. Place of Origin: Krypton. Powers: Kryptonian Physiology, Solar Energy Absorption, Heat Vision, Super Hearing, Enhanced Vision, Flight, Invulnerability, Superhuman Stamina, Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Agility, Superhuman Reflexes, Super Breath. Abilities: Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced), Weaponry. Weaknesses: Vulnerability to Kryptonite, Vulnerability to Magic
Name: Unknown. Place of Origin: Santa Prisca. Powers: Venom Usage – Superhuman Strength, Enhanced Reflexes, Enhanced Speed, Superhuman Stamina, Superhuman Durability, Accelerated Healing. Abilities: Genius Intellect, Photographic Memory, Escapology, Martial Arts, Tactical Analysis. Weaknesses: Dependence on Venom for full powers
Name: Thaal Sinestro. Place of Origin: Korugar City, Korugar. Powers: Fear Attunement, Alien Physiology. Abilities: Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic), Genius Intellect
Who is the best Marvel Comics villain?
Name: Max Eisenhardt. Place of Origin: Germany. Powers: Magnetokinesis: Magnetic Force Fields, Armor, Rays, Flight, Gravity Reduction, Metal/Matter Manipulation, Electromagnetic Sight, Electromagnetic Spectrum Manipulation; Astral Projection, Telepathic Resistance. Abilities: Intellect, Hand-to-Hand Combat. Weaknesses: Powers limited by physical and mental condition
Name: Victor von Doom. lace of Origin: A gypsy camp outside of Haasenstadt, Latveria. Powers: Magic, Mind Transference, Technological Manipulation. Abilities: Intellect, Diplomatic Immunity
Name: Thanos. Place of Origin: Titan. Powers: Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Stamina, Invulnerability (almost), Immortality, Accelerated Healing, Superhuman Agility, Superhuman Reflexes, Energy Manipulation and Control, Telepathy, Matter Manipulation and Control, Curse Casting, Flight, Teleportation. Abilities: Intellect, Hand-to-Hand Combat (though generally avoids)
Name: Loki Laufeyson. Place of Origin: Jotunheim. Powers: Superhuman Strength, Dense Body Tissue, Superhuman Durability, Regenerative Healing, Superhuman Stamina, Longevity, Sorcery, Telepathy, Shape-Shifting. Abilities: Combat, Swordsmanship. Weaknesses: Magic limitations, Superiority/Inferiority Complex, Unable to Lie