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Warning: This article contains spoilers for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania.The MCU’s Kang the Conqueror Is Flipping How the Avengers Face Thanos Avengers: endgame for his benefit. Big Bad for the Multiverse Saga, Kang the Conqueror is already much more than a time traveling villain in the MCU. Kang and his variants pose a threat to the entire multiverse. Although a lot is yet to be revealed about Kang. Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantummaniaThe film established Kang’s history with the Avengers.
Afterwards Avengers: endgame And in the Infinity Saga as a whole, there weren’t many Marvel villains who could easily replace Thanos as the main antagonist of the MCU. An obvious choice was Kang, as the villain in the time traveling chair has faced both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four countless times in the comics. Now, Kang’s MCU arrival sets up a unique confrontation with the Avengers.
Kang knows the Avengers (like the Avengers knew Thanos)
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania Turns out that Kang the Conqueror already knows the Avengers from other points in time, either from the future or alternate universes. In fact, Kang has already killed the Avengers, including Thor. The Avengers will eventually face a villain they already know, having faced and defeated them in an alternate future. The exact opposite of what the Avengers faced endgameIn which Earth’s Mightiest Heroes had to battle the Thanos of 2014 from the past after killing today’s Thanos. avengers: endgameThanos had not yet met most of the Avengers, yet the Avengers already knew who he really was.
Thanos’ “I Don’t Even Know Who You Are” Scarlet Witch’s Answer “You took everything from me” The Line Perfectly Sums Up The Dynamic Between The Avengers And The Mad Titan endgame, Thanks to time travel, the Avengers had the upper hand against Thanos endgame, as they knew how Thanos fights. Now, Kang has probably encountered the Avengers many times before the Avengers met him or his variants. Avengers: Kang Dynasty, The time travel element is now on the side of Kang and the Council of Kang, not the Avengers, which is best suited for the latter. endgameTime heist saved the universe.
Kang’s History With The Avengers Makes Him Different From Thanos
The fact that Kang the Conqueror and perhaps other Kang variants on Kang’s Council have a history with the Avengers makes the MCU’s new villain immediately distinct from Thanos. The Thanos of the MCU was not actually an Avengers villain, as the Avengers actually only got in Thanos’ way during the last day of their search for the Infinity Stones. Prior to this, Thanos had only heard of the Avengers after Loki’s failed invasion of Earth. Unlike the comics, most of the MCU’s major villains do not become recurrent Avengers foes, which lessens their overall impact in the franchise.
For example, Ultron only encountered the Avengers once in the main MCU timeline. Kang has a bigger role in the Multiverse Saga than Thanos in the Infinity Saga, as Thanos only got out of his chair during Phase 3 avengers: infinity war, A Kang Version, Who He Lives, Opposes Loki bottle gourd Season. Kang the Conqueror confronts the Ant-Man family quantum frenzy Recalling past (but technically future) interactions with the Avengers. and now kong’s council can return Kang Dynasty, Luckily, the MCU is on track to avoid just a rebuild Avengers: endgame,
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