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A few supervillains will be released for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, and it makes sense to release more in the future. Doctor Doom has to be at the top of any list of Marvel villains.
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With the Captain America toy already in stores, it's also a no-brainer to eventually release a Red Skull figure. The Disney Infinity Toybox mode is already like the Cosmic Cube.
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Despotic robot Ultron is the villain in the next Avengers movie, and has to be on the shortlist for the next Disney Infinity series.
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Similarly, Thanos is primed for a major role in the Marvel movies, having already popped up briefly in Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy.
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And if Marvel needs another cosmic bad guy for future Guardians sequels, Annihilus is a perfect choice. And of course the best way to realistically get a Disney Infinity figure is to appear in a really popular movie.
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Now we're going to talk about Steve Gerber. (Note: He is NOT one of the 50 Marvel characters we'd like to see in Disney Infinity. He was a real man who wrote some of the smartest and most profound superhero comics of the 1970s and 80s.)
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Gerber co-created Howard the Duck and wrote the series that became a sensation in the 1970s. Howard has mainstream name recognition and appeared briefly in the Guardians movie. Disney might be afraid that people will confuse him with Donald the Duck, which doesn't show a lot of respect for their audience's anthropomorphic duck recognition skills.
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Gerber introduced Howard in an issue of Man-Thing, and the "Nexus of All Realities" concept is custom-suited for a Disney Infinity playset. And of course the Man-Thing's appearance and powers would look amazing in a videogame.
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And if Disney is going to do a playset based on the Nexus of All Realities, they need to go all in. That means figures for this generic old wizard guy Dakimh...
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...and the Conan-spoofing Korrek the Barbarian, who appeared in our reality through a jar of peanut butter, earning himself the nickname the Peanut Butter Barbarian.