Sometimes, Marvel Comics creates super villains with complicated, nuanced, tragic backstories that slowly build them into multifaceted characters with flaws and hopes and dreams all their own... Other times, they create villains like MODOK!
The Mental (Mobile/Mechanized) Organism Designed Only for Killing, or MODOK is--well, exactly that. And he’s about to get his big break, with both a major villainous role in the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers video game and his very own animated TV show on Hulu starring Patton Oswalt.
So there's never been a better time to learn the ins and outs of Marvel's infamous, uh, giant floating head with baby arms, who was made specifically for killing, but looks super goofy. So, let’s dig into “Who is Modok”.