George R.R. Martin Slams Marvel Villains
According to some critics, Ant-Man exposed the chink in Marvel’s billion-dollar chain. For George R.R. Martin, it’s glaring. Since Ant-Man hit theaters with Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, Martin hasn’t been the only one with issues. Reviews were widely mixed among the critics, while the film itself gave Marvel their lowest opening weekend numbers since 2008 — for Marvel standards, at least.
“…I am tired of this Marvel movie trope where the bad guy has the same powers as the hero. The Hulk fought the Abomination, who is just a bad Hulk. Spider-Man fights Venom, who is just a bad Spider-Man. Iron Man fights Ironmonger, a bad Iron Man. Yawn.”
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