Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Cribs


Out of all the state-of-the-art bases you've seen in Marvel's various comics, which appeals to you the most?

How about:


Yellowjacket's Hornest Nest Hideaway (if you don't mind occasional tremors from woodpeckers):



The scientific wonders to be found in the Beehive (along with some evil scientists):



Castle Doom (complete with lackeys who would cower in your presence):



The SHIELD Helicarrier:



Garokk's City of the Sun God (the ultimate winter chalet, and then some):



Sanctuary II (there's nothing like having your own floating armory and instrument of death):



The orbital bliss of Asteroid M:



Galactus' Worldship (come on, how can you top a base that dwarfs planets??)



Magneto's Antarctic Base (assuming you can manage to enter and exit without being incinerated):



Or, if you have something else in mind:


Name your own!

6 comments:

Matt Celis said...

I always liked th Baxter Building best.

When did Yellowjacket have an HQ like that?

Comicsfan said...

It was in this story from Avengers #s 59-60.

Karen said...

I think I have to go with Galactus' ship. What a trippy Kirby design -it's like a Moebius pretzel.

Edo Bosnar said...

Loved Yellowjacket's little hideaway since I first saw it; it's like a high-tech treehouse. One thing I always wondered about, though: was it actually tiny like an actual hornet's nest, or 'normal' sized. I'm assuming the former - either way, it's so cool, and it's a pity it was never used again (as far as I know).

Comicsfan said...

Edo, both your questions can be answered in Avengers #38 (the one by Kurt Busiek and Alan Davis)--but basically, you're half right. :)

Anonymous said...

I would go with Sanctuary II. It had a time machine, a solar cannon, a trophy room with a balcony and a stasis machine that allows you to gloat over your captured foes, comes complete with an army of murderous alien criminal thralls from across the galaxy, and probably what I presume is a fairly decent cafeteria.
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