The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is one of the most successful franchises in the history of cinema. With its expansive universe and ever-growing cast of characters, the MCU has captivated audiences around the world. But one of the biggest mysteries in the MCU is still unsolved: Who is the mysterious figure known as the Beyonder?
The Beyonder first appeared in the 1984 comic book series Secret Wars, where he was described as an omnipotent being from another universe. He had the power to manipulate reality and create entire worlds. He was also responsible for bringing together a group of superheroes and villains to battle each other on a planet called Battleworld.
The Beyonder has been referenced in the MCU several times, but his identity has never been revealed. However, some fans believe that the answer to this mystery may lie in the 2004 film Spider-Man 2.
In the film, Doctor Otto Octavius (Alfred Molina) is a scientist who is experimenting with a powerful energy source called the “Oscorp Energy Core”. During the course of the film, Octavius is transformed into the villainous Doctor Octopus, and the Oscorp Energy Core is revealed to be a powerful source of energy that is connected to the Beyonder.
This connection between the Beyonder and the Oscorp Energy Core has led some fans to speculate that the Beyonder is actually Doctor Octopus. This theory is further supported by the fact that Doctor Octopus is one of the few characters in the MCU who has the power to manipulate reality.
Of course, this is all speculation, and there is no concrete evidence to support this theory. But it is an interesting idea, and it could be the key to unlocking one of the biggest mysteries in the MCU.
Only time will tell if this theory is correct, but it is certainly an intriguing possibility. If it is true, then Spider-Man 2 could be the key to unlocking one of the biggest mysteries in the MCU.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been shaking up the cinematic world since 2008’s Iron Man, but that’s only the beginning of the journey for Marvel’s many mysteries. While the Avengers have been taking down the big bads from the comic universe, one particularly gargantuan thread is still lingering in the shadows. Could it be that the answer, or at least a hint, of this mystery lies hidden in one unlikely corner of the MCU: Spider-Man 2?
In Spider-Man 2, viewers are treated to a thrilling ride as Doctor Otto Octavius (Doc Ock) and Spider-Man race to save New York. However, toward the end of the movie, devotees of the MCU are given a seed of something more. That moment comes in the form of a newspaper that showcases the headline “Mystery Man Saves City.” As the movie never elaborates further on this major plot point, it leads to the evergreen question: Who is the mysterious savior of the city and could they be connected to the across-the-verse secrets that Marvel may be trying to keep?
So far, fans have theorized a few possible answers to this gigantic query. The most popular of these guesses are that the mystery man is actually Odin, father of Thor, or even a more sinister figure like Dormammu, who is set to make an appearance in the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel. These theories, unrealized as of yet in the MCU, are supported by one very important ball of evidence: the date of the newspaper. Looking more closely, fans can observe that the issue for the newspaper is dated May 2nd, 2017. As this same day is the official opening weekend of Thor Ragnarok in the U.S., it has led many to assume that Odin, the father of Thor, could have played an instrumental role in Spider-Man 2.
Whether or not the mystery man is related to Marvel’s biggest vista – whatever that may be – remains to be seen. Perhaps more clues will emerge as the days go on, though it’s likely that the creators behind the movie franchise will keep fans guessing until the ultimate reveal. Until then, the answer to this nagging question may have to lay dormant within the creases of Spider-Man 2.