But he earns the top spot on this list due to Marvel’s recent Secret Wars event, wherein Doom obliterates thousands of universes. Admittedly, he does this for heroic reasons: the multiverse is decaying, and his actions are the only thing that saves reality itself, rescuing a dozen universes from destruction. Doom, now with the powers of all of the Beyonders, takes the scattered fragments of the remaining universes and reframes them into a patchwork quilt that he calls Battleworld, which he is the god of — God Emperor Doom, to be precise — with an army of Thors as his militia.
So basically, Doom killed more people than anyone ever has, in any universe, in any history… but he did so in order to save existence itself. This moral complexity cuts right to the core of what makes Doctor Doom such a tremendous, fascinating character, and we hope that someday he will be properly represented on the big screen.