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Is Morbius Good Or Bad In 2022 Movie?

Villain? Hero? What Is Morbius?

November 2, 2021

After some delays due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve finally got a full-length trailer for the 2022 blockbuster, Morbius. After seeing the trailer, fans can’t make their minds up whether Morbius is supposed to be good or bad?

For those that aren’t fans of the original comic books from Marvel, Morbius may be an unknown character. If the latest trailer for Morbius is the first you’re hearing of him, here’s everything you need to know.

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Who Is Morbius?

Before we get into the nitty-gritty of whether or not Morbius is a hero or villain, it’s important to know the characters back story.

Dr Michael Morbius is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist from Greece, but after suffering from a debilitating blood disease, Morbius went on a journey to discover a cure. He was able to successfully cure the disease using vampire bats and electroshocks, but the results had some major side effects.

Michael Morbius was turned into a vampire that needed to consume blood in order to survive, he also developed superhuman powers such as increased strength, speed, flight, and healing.

Is Morbius Good or Bad?

So, you’ve got the back story on Morbius, but is the character classed as a hero or villain? Well, in the original Marvel Comic Books, more specifically The Amazing Spider-Man #101 comic from 1971, Morbius makes his appearance as an enemy of Spider-Man.

Although originally appearing as a villain, the character of Morbius is technically classed as an anti-hero. Similar to other popular anti-heroes such as Deadpool and Venom, this is when a character has both heroic and villainous traits.

This can be very confusing to many, but it essentially means that Morbius is neither good nor bad.

Trailer & Release Date

After facing a few delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Morbius now has a release date of January 28th, 2022 in the United States. Although there’s still a few months left to go until the release, fans can watch the first full-length trailer for Morbius on the official Sony Pictures YouTube Channel.

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