Characters with evil intentions. The counterpoint of the hero of a story.

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What was this 80's sci-fi horror movie about a plasma-draining villain?

OK so for the longest time I thought this was the villain from Big Trouble in Little China, b/c he had this parasitic quality to him (old man drained energy from young girl to maintain himself), but ...
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Why don't the villains actually get what they deserve? [closed]

Well, I'm watching that movie or reading that book where there is a villain that is the incarnation of evil. He tortures. He hurts children. He kills for pleasure. He makes other people suffer. Then,...
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Hulk, hero or villain use in MCU?

Although it is portraited as a hero in the Avengers movies, all I've seen and read from the Hulk has been in crossovers with other Marvel heroes where he's always protrayed as a villain, unwilling and ...
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What did Philip José Farmer base “The Nine” on?

Philip José Farmer wrote several books (at least two) that featured a nefarious group called The Nine. Those books were A Feast Unknown and Lord of the trees/the Mad Goblin(a two in one novel). These ...
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What did Mayor Wilkins do to Mr Trick?

At the end of Homecoming, Mayor Wilkins calls the ever-so-slick vampire Mr Trick in for a meeting. They verbally spar for a bit, but when the Mayor suggests bringing Mr Trick onto his team, the ...
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Would the Hulk really beat Bane in a fight? [closed]

Yes, they both are super strong. But who would win in a fight?(To clarify, I am just looking for the most likely result based off of facts, not opinions)
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Who controls the Watcher in the Water?

There is a lake kraken-like creature in front of the gates of Moria, mentioned in the book and shown in the movies and I want to know who controls it? Is it an independent creature, or is it ...
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Is MODOK planned to appear in the MCU?

If so, is there any previously-shown character who's set to become him? (I didn't notice anybody named George Tarleton at any time.) Any rumors? In my opinion, a live-action version of the already-...
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Which Sci-Fi work introduced the idea of “Mad Scientists as villains”?

You can find mad scientists as villains in countless Sci-Fi works. The famous Eggman from Sonic game franchise is a good example. Which Sci-Fi work introduced this idea?
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Which Marvel character had a bomb in his heart which would explode when his heart stopped?

I remembered a Marvel Comics story I read a while ago. I read it in the 90s but I think it had been published long before that, any time between the 60s and 80s. It was a story of a superhero team. I ...
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Who put on costumes first, Batman or his enemies?

In the Batman stories, we have several characters in costume, such as Batman himself, as well as the Joker, the Riddler and the Scarecrow, just to name a few. Who put on costumes first? Are the Joker ...
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Did Solomon Grundy get his name from the nursery rhyme?

Does the DC villain Solomon Grundy have anything in common with the nursery rhyme of the same name? In-universe, was he named after the rhyme for a specific reason, or is that happenstance?
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Who are the villains in this picture?

I'm watching Justice League Season 4 Episode 1: The Cat and the Canary, the bad guy at the front of that group about to attack Black Canary is Atomic Skull. The image isn't the best but can anyone ...
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I can't remember the name of this super villain

I'm trying to figure out the name of this super villian, here is what I remember: Super Strength (yawn) Looks like he could be somebody's dad (he had a really nice looking sweatshirt, and I think a ...
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Is Roderick Kingsley supposed to be a dig at a Marvel Executive?

I've been catching up with Superior Spider-Man, and can't help but wonder if Roderick Kingsley, the original Hob-Goblin, is supposed to be an analogue for a real-life person within Marvel ...
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Is there any connection between all the psychopaths called Morgan?

One of my favourite characters in Angel is Lilah Morgan - a character who basically revels in her own evil, not for any great purpose, but because she likes her comforts, enjoys her work, and doesn't ...
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Book featuring magic headgear and death by cats

I read a novel, at most ten years ago, that featured a villain of some sort (not the big bad- more of a side quest) who wore a stack of hats. As in, probably upward of one dozen hats on his head ...
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Why don't more villains die/become crippled?

In the superhero genre heroes fight the bad guys daily. Not everyone is blessed with super-toughness and the like, so there will be casualties. Even if everyone is fighting with the best intentions, ...