As the saying goes, “a hero is only as good as his villain.” Supervillains in comic book movies are an essential part of the hero’s journey and the story itself, that’s why when a superhero movie is bad, it’s likely because the villain was handled carelessly.

Villains can’t be one-dimensional, they need to be as interesting as the hero himself and have a sense of humanity within them. Granted, it’s hard finding the humanity in villains that are not human, but for many comic book villains, the humanity is already deep within the character. How? Because these supervillains were secretly never evil in the first place.

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