Black Panther has just shattered box office records everywhere and has paved the way for a wave of new Marvel comics’ characters. Of all the breakout performances in Black Panther, the one which stood out is Michael B. Jordan’s Erik Killmonger.
Fans everywhere are declaring that Erik Killmonger, brought to life by Michael B Jordan’s stellar performance, might be the best supervillain the MCU has ever seen. Killmonger was an essential part of what made Black Panther such a hit.
Here are just a few of the topic discussions about the current Marvel darling:
Fans everywhere universally agreed that Killmonger is the greatest of all time.
2. JOKER COMPARISONS
This was any way inevitable! Fans are now debating whether Jordan’s Killmonger is better than Ledger’s Joker. This looks like the debate might go on for a long time.
Although there have been some eyebrows raised at the implementation of Killmonger’s plan, and whether the villain’s story arc was really necessary, fans are taking offense at the very suggestion that their favorite new villain is flawed.
4. DARK DEPTH
What makes Killmonger so appealing to fans, is his tragic origin, his deceptiveness, swag, and physical strength. These are the things that great villains are made off.
5. WORK OF ART
Killmonger has become an overnight sensation so much so that he has inspired a variety of creativity from fans.
6. MAINSTREAM PROPS
The Killmonger love isn’t just coming from Marvel fans, either. Viewers who are neither Marvel Studios nor DC movie fans were captivated by Jordan’s charismatic performance.
7. VOTE 2018
8. SO FAR IN THE COMICS…
There have been very few Comic book villains who have amassed such a huge fan following as that of Erik Kilmonger, thanks to Jordan’s portrayal in Black Panther
Black Panther is running in cinemas everywhere. Other upcoming MCU movies are Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Captain Marvel, Avengers 4, Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.