History ComicBook / Morbius

1st Oct '16 11:17:45 PM darksoul4242
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* CameBackWrong: After he is killed by Switchblade, Morbius is resurrected without his soul, which has remained behind in the afterlife. On top of that, he hadn't been brought back to actual live, but instead had been revived as an undead being.

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* CameBackWrong: After he is killed by Switchblade, Morbius is resurrected without his soul, which has remained behind in the afterlife. On top of that, he hadn't been brought back to actual live, life, but instead had been revived as an undead being.
26th Aug '16 4:52:17 AM fq
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* AbortedArc: The ''Strange Tales'' story where Morbius goes to New Orleans to help Martine's niece. It is left on a {{cliffhanger}} too.

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The ''Strange Tales'' story where Morbius goes to New Orleans to help Martine's niece. It is left on a {{cliffhanger}} too.too.
** The 8-page story in ''Amazing Fantasy vol 2 #17'' sets up multiple plotlines that were never followed up on, like Nikos having been found by real vampires and turned into one after Morbius killed him so he could seek revenge, the vampires saying they will meet again because Morbius has to pay for poisoning the pure bloodline of true vampires, or the implication that every person Morbius ever bit without killing them turned into a living vampire as well.
22nd Aug '16 6:22:58 AM WillBGood
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* BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: In ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries''.
-->'''Morbius:''' I borrowed this equipment from the ESU Science Department.
-->'''Felicia Hardy:''' Pilfered.
-->'''Morbius:''' ...Borrowed.


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* InsistentTerminology: In ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries''.
-->'''Morbius:''' I borrowed this equipment from the ESU Science Department.
-->'''Felicia Hardy:''' Pilfered.
-->'''Morbius:''' ...Borrowed.
20th Aug '16 4:11:28 AM fq
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* {{Dehumanization}}: When he is captured by ComicBook/{{Hydra}} he is referred to as a "thing" and an "it" multiple times, likely because they only see him as a piece of equipment that can be used to achieve their goals.



* OddFriendship: With ComicBook/WerewolfByNight.



* OppositesAttract: Morbius and his fiancée Martine are each others' opposites in looks as well as personality. Morbius himself even wonders out loud how "an out and about society girl" could fall in love with "a morose scientist who can't stand the sun".



* TheSouthpaw: When Morbius is shown writing on something like a clipboard in vol. 1 he does so with his left hand.

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* TheSoulless: After having been killed by Blade, Morbius is accidentally resurrected as an undead, soulless being. He is later brought back to proper life, but is never shown to actually get back his soul. It doesn't really seem to change him at all; he mentions his emotions are numbed somewhat but he is portrayed the way he always was: as a deeply flawed but fundamentally good person and caring doctor. The fact that he's soulless hasn't been mentioned in years and most writers even seem to have forgotten entirely.
* TheSouthpaw: When Morbius is shown writing on something like a clipboard in vol. volume 1 he does so with his left hand.



** HealingFactor
** MindManipulation
** NotQuiteFlight: His hollow bones[=/=]psionic powers enable him to glide, though to which extend [[DependingOnTheWriter varies from issue to issue]].

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** HealingFactor
HealingFactor: He was quite surprised to find out his transformation into a pseudo-vampire had given him accelerated healing, which he discovered when he was shot and woke up a little while later with the bullet hole gone. He can heal from a lot and does so faster than normal humans, but it definitely has its limits.
** MindManipulation
MindManipulation: It took quite a while before he learned he could hypnotize people, and isn't seen using it often. Over the years this power has also gradually been downplayed until he's become mostly a CharmPerson in that he can "strongly suggest" things to people.
** NotQuiteFlight: His hollow bones[=/=]psionic powers enable him to glide, though to which extend [[DependingOnTheWriter varies from issue to issue]]. Sometimes he'll fall out of the sky when the wind goes down, other times he's shown to be freely flying around, even indoors.
19th Aug '16 9:39:52 AM fq
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* CameBackWrong: After he is killed by Switchblade, Morbius is accidentally resurrected without his soul, which has remained behind in the afterlife.

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* CameBackWrong: After he is killed by Switchblade, Morbius is accidentally resurrected without his soul, which has remained behind in the afterlife.afterlife. On top of that, he hadn't been brought back to actual live, but instead had been revived as an undead being.
19th Aug '16 9:34:38 AM fq
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* LooksLikeCesare: He is commonly portrayed like this.
19th Aug '16 8:05:33 AM fq
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* ComicBookFantasyCasting: Artist Gil Kane based Morbius' appearance on that of actor Jack Palance when he created the character.
18th Aug '16 10:25:08 AM fq
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* CameBackWrong: After he is killed by Switchblade, Morbius is accidentally resurrected without his soul, which has remained behind in the afterlife.
10th Aug '16 4:35:58 AM fq
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* AdaptationalVillainy: In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' he works for ComicBook/{{HYDRA}}.



* BatOutOfHell: An ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}'' story arc features an alternate universe Morbius who was transformed into a monstrous bat creature when a sorcerer used magic to bring out the worst in him. He's also turned into a giant half man/half bat in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries''.

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* BatOutOfHell: An ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}'' story arc features an alternate universe Morbius who was transformed into a monstrous bat creature when a sorcerer used magic to bring out the worst in him. He's also turned into a giant half man/half bat in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries''.''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}''.



* HunterOfHisOwnKind: In the Ultimate universe Morbius is a true vampire and UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler's brother. He fights against vampires and prevents other people from being turned into them.

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* HunterOfHisOwnKind: In the Ultimate universe UltimateUniverse Morbius is a true vampire and UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler's brother. He fights against vampires and prevents other people from being turned into them.



* IAmAMonster

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* IAmAMonsterIAmAMonster: Sometimes, though at other times he rejects it outright.



* NonhumansLackAttributes: An ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}'' storyline introduces an alternate universe version of Morbius who looks like a gaint bat. He is naked all of the time and doesn't have genitals or nipples.

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* NonhumansLackAttributes: An ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}'' storyline introduces an alternate universe version of Morbius who looks like a gaint giant bat. He is naked all of the time and doesn't have genitals or nipples.



** In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' he is transformed when ComicBook/DoctorOctopus injects him with vampire bat formula. It gives him the ability to [[VampiricDraining drain people]] of their LifeEnergy, which he can do without physical contact.



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7th Oct '15 4:01:11 PM StFan
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