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Round 1 of the Marvel Villains Showdown has officially closed, and as is normally the case, there weren’t too many surprises. The heavy hitters largely won by massive landslides, and the Trickster God himself, Loki, notched the most impressive victory over Logan’s Dr. Rice by a margin of 98% to 2% of the vote. The closest contests, meanwhile, came between Liev Schreiber’s take on Sabretooth from X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Kathryn Hahn’s gender-swapped Doctor Octopus from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which resulted in a 51%-49% split in favor of the former; and between Deadpool’s Ajax and the Silver Surfer, with the latter only narrowly eking out a win by fewer than 250 votes — and more than 30,000 votes were cast in that match-up alone!
There may still not be many surprises in Round 2, but the match-ups will be tougher for sure, so get those votes in before polls close on Sunday, June 20 at 10pm PT. Then come back to see what Round 3 will look like as we inch closer to crowning the Ultimate Marvel Villain!