Who Is M.O.D.O.K In Marvel?
Series New Warriors Cancelled by Marvel’s Would Have Featured A M.O.D.O.K. M.O.D.O.K. stands for Mental/Mobile/Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing. It is a supervillain that appears in the comic books of Marvel. It is a very iconic villain of Marvel that has appeared for four decades in Marvel. The character has always been a keen part of Marvel’s marketing as they use this character in their merchandise like toys and products such as video games and animated television series. The famous video game and entertainment media website I.G.N. ranked it at 100 for the Top 100 comic villains of all time.
How Was M.O.D.O.K. Formed In Marvel?
The first M.O.D.O.K. was developed when an employee of Advanced Idea Mechanics or A.I.M. went through mutagenic medical experimentation. The experiment was conducted to increase his intelligence. The experiment was successful in that aspect, but it also resulted in changes like an enlarged head. He used a golden flying chair for mobility. After turning into this, he takes control of A.I.M. This is how M.O.D.O.K. came into Marvel. It has appeared in the miniseries Super-Villain Team-Up: M.O.D.O.K.’s 11 and also in one-shot issue M.O.D.O.K.: Reign Delay #1. The giant head and the flying chair have become an iconic and distinct feature of M.O.D.O.K.
Marvel Cancels New Warriors Show
New Warriors was a show that had a pilot run but never progressed after that. Marvel decided to scrap the project after things didn’t work out. The show would have featured a number of new superheroes like Squirrel Girl. Kevin Beigel was the showrunner of this scrapped project. He was very disappointed with the cancellation of the show. He made a revelation that the show would have featured a live-action M.O.D.O.K., had the show made it to the television.
Who Would Have Played M.O.D.O.K. in Marvel Show?
According to Kevin, the character of Keith David would have transformed into a M.O.D.O.K. if the series was given a long enough run. He took to Twitter to share all this. His post said, “I just got sad talking to a friend because I remembered we had a seasons-long plan on our New Warriors show to turn Keith David’s character into M.O.D.O.K. Just shut your eyes and imagine Keith David saying, ‘M.O.D.O.K.’ And then laughing. Oh my God, it still gives me goosebumps.”