As of 2009, comic books have been with us for 75 years.In that span, countless heroes have arisen and captivated generations of readers with their courageous exploits. What's the point of being able to leap tall buildings in a single bound unless there's someone to test your mettle? How can you not love a villain whose name is an acronym for Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing?He was part of the Hellfire Club during the "Dark Phoenix Saga," and is basically the main person responsible for turning Phoenix into Dark Phoenix.
Oh, and he can project an acidic mist from his mouth.
He also can cook a mean General Tso's Chicken since after becoming a follower of Buddhism, he took up a job as head chef at a Chinese restaurant in the Baxter Building.
In the process, he became a notable supervillain threat, though one not as strictly tied to a single hero or team as most.
Indeed, MODOK has fought everyone from Captain America to Iron Man to Hulk and even Namor and Dr. MODOK has returned from the dead more than once and rebelled against subsequent attempts by AIM to once more gain control of him.
We've combed through the Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age, and Modern Age to gather the best of the worst for our Top 100 Comic Book Villains of All Time. One of the more bizarre looking characters in the Marvel Universe (and that's saying something), AIM technician George Tarleton found himself transformed into a living computer by the group he worked for--with a giant, mutated head, and the need to be fitted into a hover-chair in order to stay mobile.