Best Comic Panels of All Time

David Johansen

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I've always thought it was a really odd choice. Not to mention one that was asking for a trademark infringement suit.
 

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I've always thought it was a really odd choice. Not to mention one that was asking for a trademark infringement suit.
They could claim it's parody and probably got away with it. Plus one large corporation usually doesn't sue another if they have the option of a peaceful solution.
 

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I imagine it was originally riffing off the Greek word for "lizard", as seen in the word "dinosaur" and approximately 99% of specific species. That it happens to be the name of a Middle-Earth villain was probably a coincidence.

Amusingly, one of Tolkien's published letters was a response to a well-meaning reader who was asking if Middle-Earth's Sauron was named with the Greek word in mind. You can tell that Tolkien is barely managing to keep himself polite. :gunslinger:
 

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I think Spider-man told him he could use his genius to cure cancer, and he said he didn't want to cure cancer he wanted to turn people into dinosaurs (which is a really big motive change from his origin.) He was just fine with mind-controlled mammals and draining life energy to feed on before--not even killing them until he found if he ate mutant energy he turned into a giant pterodactyl man of EEEVIIL, because Lykos himself tried to do a good many times (and he did as Sauron team up with Stegron once, but they ended up fighting one another, apparently. Link for some strange weirdness here: https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Karl_Lykos_(Earth-616)
 

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I think Spider-man told him he could use his genius to cure cancer, and he said he didn't want to cure cancer he wanted to turn people into dinosaurs
That panel is literally on the last page...
 

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If memory serves, back in the 70s there was a story where they fought because NYC wasn’t big enough fir two dinosaur-themed villains.
If that's not the perfect reason for a Dino battle, I don't know what is.
 

Ralph Dula

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Doctor Dinosaur is truly the greatest nemesis. Who else would become a cordon bleu chef just to bait a trap with a 3-course meal of mammal food?
Well, Microchip and Punisher once were wedding chefs and server, respectively to get at a target.

Scandalously, Microchip used imitation crab meat.

i miss ‘90s Punisher stories.
 

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Hehe, I remember that panel. It made quite an impression of me as a kid, even though it does do much and remained a pretty obscure villain. As such I found his appearances in the MCU oddly satisfying.
 

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I never cared for Nanny as a character. But having her as a foil for Mr. Sinister? Oh fuck yeah.

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This was a wasted opportunity for Sinister to come back with “Did the child-stealing psycho who trained a kid she stole to murder parents so technically she was taking in orphans judge my morality?” followed by them fighting while the Avengers watched.
 
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