16 Moments When Our Favorite Characters Turned Into Monsters

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16 Moments When Our Favorite Characters Turned Into Monsters

Marvel, Capcom

We’ve all had that day. You know the one. The one day in which something didn’t turn out right. Hell, it’s a day in which everything didn’t turn out right. It turned wrong. Way wrong. So wrong that you not only lost yourself, but you lost your humanity, too. Congrats, you’re a monster.

No, no, not metaphorically, and not you losing your temper like an asshole. We’re talking about actually turning into a wolfman, vampire, mutant, or some other creature. We’ve all had those days, including some of your favorite pop culture icons from film, TV, video games, cartoons, and comics. Fictional characters are just like us in that way.

So which iconic characters had a bad day or bad story arc that caused them to become more beastly and/or horror-iconic than before? Well, you’re about to find out. Here are some pop culture characters that have transformed into monsters for our additional entertainment.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

CHARACTERS TURNING INTO MONSTERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES BECOME TEENAGE MONSTER NINJA TURTLES During the ninth and tenth seasons of the original cartoon series, the TMNT would occasionally turn into Giant Hulking Turtle Monsters (GHTM) due to their unstable mutation, before the show was ultimately canceled. CRACKED.COM

Fred Wolf Films

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The Punisher

CHARACTERS TURNING INTO MONSTERS S-SAVED... KAKKE SAVED... YOU... THE PUNISHER BECOMES FRANKEN-CASTLE After being sliced to death by Wolverine's son Daken, Frank Castle's remains are sewn up, scienced up, and reanimated by an underground monster community. (Remember when he'd just shoot up mob bosses?) CRACKED.COM

Marvel

CBR

Jubilee

CHARACTERS TURNING INTO MONSTERS JUBILEE TURNS INTO A VAMPIRE A vampire terrorist releases a bioweapon that gives Jubes her new vampire powers, and she becomes permanently a vampire after being bitten by Dracula's son. (She then gets cured, gets her sparkly powers back, adopts a baby, and becomes a teacher, because X-Men lovvvvvve insane soap opera drama.) CRACKED.COM

Marvel

CBR

Captain America

CHARACTERS TURNING INTO MONSTERS A CAPTAIN AMERICA BECOMES A WEREWOLF In Captain America #402-#408, Cap-Wolf is introduced in a story arc in which Steve Rogers is captured and given a wolf serum. CRACKED.COM

Marvel

CBR

Beast

CHARACTERS TURNING INTO MONSTERS BEAST TURNS INTO A CAT-LIKE BEAST, THEN A GORILLA-LIKE BEAST They give weak story reasons sometimes, but Hank McCoy is given a different look to change things up aesthetically every handful of years. The Wolverine- haircut furball strongman to lion-face furball to were-gorilla are just some of the transitions. WOR CRACKED.COM

Marvel

CBR

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