Marvel Comics regularly publishes stories about unfrozen nonagenarians who punch magic Nazis, purple space gods who eat planets, and s**t-talking, jetpack-wearing, gun-toting raccoons. But few of those tales were as implausible as 2008's Dark Reign. This year-long storyline followed Norman Osborn -- aka the Green Goblin, one of the biggest villains in comics -- attaining an important government role against all logic, reason, and sanity. Ha ha, yeah, as if anything like that could ever happen.
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... OK, they may have been on to something there.
In fact, the more you read about it, the more oddly specific parallels arise between this eight-year-old comic book arc and the ridiculous, disconcerting mess we now call a reality. For starters ...
Norman Osborn Was Already Basically Donald Trump
Despite the fact that Trump has not (to date) flown around on a Halloween-themed hoverboard while wearing a goblin costume and hurling bombs at people, he does have a lot in common with Osborn. Both of them are business tycoons who live in giant towers in New York City.
Marvel Comics, Martin Dürrschnabel/Wiki CommonsBoth, it's safe to assume, have astonishingly minuscule genitalia.