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The deathmatch wheel has been spun and someone was bored, I mean bold enough to make a comic out of it.
Comic Book Resources has the article announcing Hulk vs. Dracula.

Oh yeah, SPOILERS!!!



"The Hulk goes on a rampage - with all the world in turmoil and the heroes too busy - it's up to Dracula and his vampire nation to stop the rampaging monster."



Can someone comment for me? I've head-desked so hard I can't peal my face from the artificial wood.

At least the art should be interesting to look at.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:23 pm (UTC)
blake_reitz: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blake_reitz
Awesome. I'm only upset that it's squaresoft Dracula and not proper Gene Colan classic Dracula. But I'll take it.

Date: 2011-04-05 09:12 pm (UTC)
thehefner: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehefner
Seriously, there was absolutely nothing about tux Dracula that needed to be changed. He's motherfucking DRACULA, people.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:18 pm (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
IKR? Cornell's Dracula was the nearest character we have to the classic pre-RTD series Master, and now he's been traded in for a character worse-designed than the John Simm Master. It makes me sick.

Date: 2011-04-06 03:12 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
i loved John simms...

Date: 2011-09-26 05:15 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
Except this Dracula is more up to date. His old look is outdated.

Sometimes Old school is just old.

Date: 2011-09-26 05:17 am (UTC)
thehefner: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehefner
Up to what date? The 1990's?

Try and tell me that a classic tux--something that's been in fashion for over a century--is somehow LESS timeless than the spikey armor and man-ponytail look.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:25 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Kouhei " Principal Garren " Hayami, the Libra Zodiarts, is bugged. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
I love the Worthy revealed so far.

" The Red Skull's daughter, heir to his evil! The Hulk, rampaging man and monster! The Juggernaut, whom nothing can stop! And.. the Grey Gargoyle, and quite possibly the Absorbing Man. Why the hell not? "

In-universe, it probably makes enough sense, but on a meta level it's a bit odd.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:31 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Grey Gargoyle is certainly an oddity, but Absorbing Man has near limitless potential, since he can absorb the cosmic properties any cosmic item.

He absorbed the properties of Quasar quantum-bands one time... okay he blew up, but he managed it.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:36 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
Well Grey Gargoyle and Absorbing Man are Thor Villains so I guess it kinda makes sense that they're getting hammers.

Date: 2011-04-06 11:22 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
Except of course Gargoyle's only current character attribute is horrible failure (Absorbing Man's too, if you think about it). It's such a pity, as he has that awesome mustache.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:58 pm (UTC)
drmcninja: (Default)
From: [personal profile] drmcninja
I agree 100 percent. The Worthy are looking awesome, except the out of place Gargoyle, and awesome Absorbing Manwho already has his own more than effective weapon.

Hulk and Juggs are easily my favorites so far.

Date: 2011-04-05 08:44 pm (UTC)
drmcninja: (Default)
From: [personal profile] drmcninja
Oh god this is going to be so awesome! Honestly, this just looks like fun. Been a while since weve had a nice huge throwdown just for fun in the MU, and Dracula and Hulk are just enough a ridiculous match to work.

The worthy are shaping up to be very impressive, choice wise. Except the Gargoyle, hes a little out of place. Strong, yeah, but not really on the level of the rest of them.

Date: 2011-04-05 09:25 pm (UTC)
okkult3000: (Default)
From: [personal profile] okkult3000
This seems like it would be a short fight.

Also, Dracula needs to go back to not looking ridiculous.

Date: 2011-04-05 11:07 pm (UTC)
mullon: (Azula)
From: [personal profile] mullon
Anyone here a Legacy of Kain fan?

Date: 2011-04-06 12:07 am (UTC)
ninjapeps: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ninjapeps
I'm saddened that there likely won't be a proper sequel to Defiance. it's like the story ended without the final chapter ever getting printed.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:53 am (UTC)
big_daddy_d: (Default)
From: [personal profile] big_daddy_d
Raises hand.

Date: 2011-04-06 08:49 am (UTC)
rainspirit: (Default)
From: [personal profile] rainspirit
There's been better game series, but I'll always hold the PS1 Soul Reaver game close to my heart. Really, really liked what it had going for it.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:31 am (UTC)
neuhallidae: (Default)
From: [personal profile] neuhallidae
Still waiting for anyone to bother telling MI-13 (you know, the people who killed Dracula to stop him from committing genocide?) that he's back. I really, really want Faiza to punch Cyclops in the face for that one.

Date: 2011-04-06 06:33 am (UTC)
espanolbot: (Default)
From: [personal profile] espanolbot
Scott: Eh, who cares about the muggles?

Date: 2011-04-06 11:25 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
That would be awesome. Marvel's (in my opinion) most endearing new character taking out one of its most insufferable old characters.

This could only be topped by her giving Peter Parker a wedgie. With Excalibur.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:32 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: Made by fox4859 on dA (omnom)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
Until now, I still do not understand the point of Fear Itself.

I like the art, though. Niiice stuff.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:40 am (UTC)
thehefner: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehefner
The point, from a business standpoint, is to create an event that directly ties into Thor and Cap, seeing as how both have movies coming out soon.

Date: 2011-04-06 12:59 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
Although I don't get what "Fear Itself" entails for the story.

Date: 2011-04-06 04:49 am (UTC)
lascoden: Anarky (Default)
From: [personal profile] lascoden
It seems the synopsis is that Odin isn't the true All-father, this Serpent guy is, Red Skull discovered this, Sin releases, and he may be the god of fear. Maybe.

Date: 2011-04-06 04:58 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
..... Ah.

Date: 2011-04-06 06:47 am (UTC)
lascoden: Anarky (Default)
From: [personal profile] lascoden
Seems that's being ignored, or a retcon. I believe Fraction said the Serpent was under the World Tree.

Date: 2011-04-06 11:20 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
...But that's also a contradiction of one of the most basic parts of Norse mythology - the World-Tree has a dragon named Niddhogg at its base, nibbling at the root, and an Eagle in its branches, with a squirrel running in-between to deliver insults to each of them.

How exactly has this Serpent been eluding Niddhogg all this time?

Oh, Fraction, you silly bugger...

Date: 2011-04-06 02:04 pm (UTC)
akodo_rokku: (Default)
From: [personal profile] akodo_rokku
Maybe Nidhogg is the serpent in question.

Date: 2011-04-06 03:18 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: (Happy Willow)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
the World-Tree has a dragon named Niddhogg at its base, nibbling at the root, and an Eagle in its branches, with a squirrel running in-between to deliver insults to each of them.

.... you know what this means....? the Hero who saves us all will be Squirrel Girl!!!!

Date: 2011-04-06 04:37 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
Lol *takes a bow* your welcome, lol. Just credit me with the inspiration and we will call it even lil kidding.... unless you want to :)

Date: 2011-04-06 02:26 am (UTC)
crinos: (Default)
From: [personal profile] crinos
EPIC HEADBUTT!

Date: 2011-04-06 02:59 am (UTC)
cypherfdp: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cypherfdp
Why does Dracula look like a bad Final Fantasy villain?

Date: 2011-04-06 08:50 am (UTC)
rainspirit: (indeed cat)
From: [personal profile] rainspirit
"I, Dracula, will KNOCK YOU ALL DOWN."

Date: 2011-04-06 03:32 am (UTC)
thatnickguy: Oreo-lovin' Martian (Default)
From: [personal profile] thatnickguy
Did Hulk headbutt Tron on his way to Transylvania?

Date: 2011-04-06 08:24 am (UTC)
super_fly: (BUM BUM BUM)
From: [personal profile] super_fly
"What is a Hulk? A miserable pile of smashes!"

Date: 2011-04-06 08:53 am (UTC)
rainspirit: Misty Knight - played by Zac Efron (HEY HANNAH)
From: [personal profile] rainspirit
"Perhaps the same could be said of all Marvel crossovers..."

Date: 2011-04-06 04:36 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] marsdejahthoris
I love you.

Date: 2011-04-06 05:00 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Kouhei " Principal Garren " Hayami, the Libra Zodiarts, is bugged. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
More Draculas could solve their problems with the fireballs-and-teleport trick, if they could do it.

Date: 2011-04-06 08:39 am (UTC)
blunderbuss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blunderbuss
If I didn't know better, I'd say this was an epic battle between an orc and an elf dude or something. :P

Date: 2011-04-06 11:13 am (UTC)
misterbug: (pic#779479)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
I can remember just after Civil War, some tasteless joker on Wikipedia decided the next event would be called "Skrullocaust", in which everyone you hated in CW turned out to be Skrulls and were hunted down and exterminated by the originals. Not too far off from "Secret Invasion", in fact...it did seem slightly plausible at the time, given that it was claimed Millar would be writing it, and it had a fake statement from Joe Q about one of the Avengers going 'full-on Dachau'.

I bring up the whole dreary story, of course, because one of the fake tie-in titles for "Skrullocaust" was entitled "Penance vs. Dracula", which would have been very silly and odd. Perhaps this twin fulfilment of prophecy - first, a Skrull-oriented event, then a tie-in which amounts to nothing more than someone fighting Dracula - is a spelling of doom for the current direction at Marvel.

One can only hope.

Date: 2011-04-06 05:33 pm (UTC)
bruinsfan: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
So if it's Hulk vs. Dracula, why is the image of a roided-out Martian Manhunter fighting Elric of Melniboné?

Date: 2011-04-07 05:34 pm (UTC)
ogrebear: Ogrebears Icon (Default)
From: [personal profile] ogrebear
Elric took Jon's cookies?

Date: 2011-04-06 11:43 pm (UTC)
proteus_lives: (Default)
From: [personal profile] proteus_lives
THE WINNER FIGHTS DOOM ON THE MOON.

Date: 2011-04-09 05:27 am (UTC)
liara_shadowsong: (Default)
From: [personal profile] liara_shadowsong
How is that art of Hulk vs. Dracula? It looks like, dunno... an elf with fangs and an orc duking it out? I'm enjoying the coloring, but questioning the design.

Date: 2011-09-26 05:18 am (UTC)
thehood: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thehood
I'm guessing they went for a Nosferatu look.

Dracula is a pureblood.

Date: 2011-09-26 08:40 pm (UTC)
liara_shadowsong: (Default)
From: [personal profile] liara_shadowsong
Still not seeing it, terribly sorry. Both this version of Dracula and Nosferatu have pointy ears, yes. But Nosferatu has those funky-looking squirrel insisor fangs, whereas the ones pictured are clearly canines and accompanied by a full mouth of other teeth. Also, freaking elf hair and sparkly dangling earrings made with disks of either silver of mother of pearl (which I now really want, omg) wtf. I'm not saying it's a bad look in and of itself (because it's not, it's very pretty), just that it doesn't exactly scream "Dracula" to me (unless it's a D&D version of Dracula or something, I guess? not a Marvel comic one so much, I think). Thanks anyways.

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