Could This Comics Villain Be The REAL Antagonist Of THOR: THE DARK WORLD?

Could This Comics Villain Be The REAL Antagonist Of THOR: THE DARK WORLD?

We all know the villain of Thor: The Dark Worlf is Malekith the Accursed, but could there be another baddie behind the chaos in the film? Read on for my theories involving a character from the comics you're sure to recognize..

So for anyone who has been living under a rock, Malekith the Accursed will be the antagonist for the upcoming film, Thor:The Dark World. For those comic book movie fans that couldn't wait over the summer until November and for even those who had an acumen over the trailer, spoiler alert: It was revealed that Loki betrays Thor(not that much of a surprise). In a frame in the second trailer, Thor can be seen on the ground while Loki, Malekith, Kurse, and the Dark Elves restrain Jane Foster in some magical Darth Vader choke hold. The frame can be seen below:

If you're an active reader of Marvel Comics, you'd know the villainous bond both Loki and Malekith share. They're an ingredient that would be sure as hell to start some trouble. But not only that, they both work under a certain monarch known by many fans of Thor, known as Surtur.

For those of you who aren't that much of a Thor reader, Surtur is one of Odin's greatest enemies and is the monarch of Muspelheim. Surtur has powers beyond most Marvel heroes, in some cases including Thor. But enough with the character background.

This is almost in congruency with the Loki and Thanos relationship in The Avengers, there's a villain who's set out to complete the goal of the villain behind the scenes. But what you must think about is, even if Malekith did plan this entire operation out, what would be his sole purpose in the destruction of Earth? There has to be something behind all of this.

Surtur's goal within the Marvel Comics mythology was to destroy the Earth since he was imprisoned within it's depths for years. Why wouldn't he want to destroy Earth? Not to mention, Loki and Malekith became partners in crime because of Surtur. Within the Modern Age, Loki set out to disband the relationship between Thor and Jane and in order to do so, he releases Surtur, which comes back into play with the image above of Jane being choked with some type of magic.

So what are your thoughts? Do you think someone such as Cul Borson is behind this? Sound off your comments below in the comments section below.
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Niklander - 10/1/2013, 4:55 PM
That could be a pretty awesome idea for THOR 3 just have this Surtur dude show up in the post credits scene
McNyagano - 10/1/2013, 5:01 PM
MrCBM56 - 10/1/2013, 5:01 PM
Pretty obvious. Surtur and Maklekith has an awesome relationship in the comics. Wouldn't be surprised.
DioFoRio - 10/1/2013, 5:02 PM
good theory man
that would be one Hell of a surprise!
Durf - 10/1/2013, 5:02 PM
Makes sense. Not sure if that's the route they will go, but I wouldn't necessarily be shocked if they went that direction
SuperCat - 10/1/2013, 5:02 PM
Would love to see Surtur.

MrCBM56 - 10/1/2013, 5:03 PM
It would be awesome if in The Dark World, Loki dies. And in Age of Ultron Thor dies, but he awakens in hell (surtur a realm) and also finds Loki there leading to Thor 2.
MrCBM56 - 10/1/2013, 5:06 PM
Not Thor 2, Thor 3!! Dammit
HavocPrime - 10/1/2013, 5:06 PM
Sounds plausible and awesome when you think about it, I just hope that he doesn't end up as a Galactus fart cloud though.
Jollem - 10/1/2013, 5:06 PM
the only thor comic i've read was by garth ennis. so...sounds good. just as long as one of those guys doesn't take off his doll mask and reveals himself to be trevor slattery, then we're good
MrCBM56 - 10/1/2013, 5:07 PM
Actually , is it me or is the second thing you cricked looks like Heimdals helmet?
DynamicDynamo - 10/1/2013, 5:09 PM
That's Kurse in the middle played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje... Nice try though.
DynamicDynamo - 10/1/2013, 5:10 PM
ManDeth - 10/1/2013, 5:11 PM
Loki doesn't truly betray Thor in this film. Like in every bad guy allies with good guy film there is a moment where it appears Loki betrays him.
Invictor - 10/1/2013, 5:12 PM
@StrangeDynamo I never said that was Surtur and yes I did circle Thor and Loki to represent how Loki betrays Thor if you were to read the article instead of only looking at pictures.

Enphlieuwince - 10/1/2013, 5:13 PM
Loki will betray Thor but only to get the upper hand on the enemy. It won't last. He's too popular not to become a hero this time around...
KnobGoblin - 10/1/2013, 5:14 PM
As long as he's not a fart cloud like Galactus was.
Enphlieuwince - 10/1/2013, 5:15 PM
ManDeth you beat me to it. Damn this weed...
Inhuman - 10/1/2013, 6:16 PM
I also believe Surtur will be the villain in Thor 3. Its the most logical choice as far as badass villains go. If Surtur, Enchantress, and Executioner are the villains in Thor 3 then Thor 3 is going to be an epic win. Also I think Doctor Strange is going to have some influence on Surtur because of Dormammu. I have a feeling something Strange does to Dormammu will have a ripple effect and somehow release Surtur from slumber or however cool way Marvel can introduce Surtur. It be a cool way to tie all the movies together as well, since Marvel does a great job of it in the MCU
Dunejedi - 10/1/2013, 6:17 PM
Seeing Surtur on the big screen would be the perfect conclusion to a Thor trilogy.

Yes. Please. And Thank You.
MercSoul - 10/1/2013, 6:21 PM
oh surtur :( im still waiting the confrontation between you and the avengers in avengers earth mightiest heroes
Inhuman - 10/1/2013, 6:21 PM
You cant be magic bending and ripping apart planes of space and existence like Doc Strange does when he battles Dormammu without having a ripple effect on Surtur. Thats why Doc Strange film will be made before Thor 3 and Thor 3 will have Surtur and obviously Thor 3 will lead into Avengers 3 and Thanos
ninjacarm - 10/1/2013, 6:30 PM
Who cares huh
V8ER - 10/1/2013, 6:31 PM
Surtur would be epic! It would make up for his non-appearance in EMH. Also side note, there should be a film about Gusto called GO FOR THE GUSTO! Starring Gusto. Co-starring Batz, McGee and JoeMomma. With special cameo by Tea
Ramiel - 10/1/2013, 6:33 PM
If Surtur is the main villain in Thor 3, then please call it 'Thor: Ragnarok'.
MercSoul - 10/1/2013, 6:36 PM
@ninjacarm the people who took the time to read and comment the post
Humby - 10/1/2013, 6:43 PM
I'm calling it right now. Loki does not actually betray Thor, but it is instead a scheme between the two to trick Malekith.
SnapperCarr - 10/1/2013, 6:45 PM
Surtur would be [frick]ing awesome
BANE5000 - 10/1/2013, 7:04 PM
Sooo whats the proof that Sutur is in the film, a single shot from a trailer that we still dont know in context whats exactly going on in that shot until the film is released?
Dunejedi - 10/1/2013, 7:19 PM
@Inhuman. Sounds like a good path to me. Hopefully there's room for the Inhumans in there!
CharlesLord - 10/1/2013, 7:34 PM
interesting theory. i like it but we'll see if thats where they decide to go
DrDoom - 10/1/2013, 7:40 PM
If Surtur is in this movie, it'll just be a cameo.

Malekith is the final boss of this movie.

Although to be honest I hope they save Surtur for Thor 4, with Enchantress headlining the third one.
DrDoom - 10/1/2013, 7:41 PM


Surtur looks like the Balrog anyway, might as well make it so
ToxicCap - 10/1/2013, 7:47 PM
I think that thing in the bottom of the frame is Loki's helmet
TheBoss117 - 10/1/2013, 8:07 PM
Surtur for THOR III! Let Ragnarok begin bitches!
ahhmynuts - 10/1/2013, 9:07 PM
im not a big believer in this theory. itd be cool and all but doesnt fit for me. surtur wants to destroy the world but loki wants to take over it and enslave the humans. two totally different goals there. i think in the end thanos is the big guy pulling the strings not surtur and thor 3 will feature the enchantress and executioner. now surtur could still a big cog for thor 3 but just not for the reasons you described.
l0rdleg0las - 10/1/2013, 9:15 PM
That would be incredibly awesome.
BigK1337 - 10/1/2013, 9:25 PM
I hope not. Don't want my hopes up as high like the last time Surtur was hinted as a big bad. Remember Earth's Mightiest Heroes? It had a nice run, but the Surtur subplot in the show was left without a satisfying conclusion.
dellamorte1872 - 10/1/2013, 10:02 PM
SURTUR was always the perfect choice and it'd be fitting if that film ends up reflecting a lot on the next AVENGERS film just like CAP2 and AVENGERS w2 are.
dellamorte1872 - 10/1/2013, 10:03 PM
SURTUR means BETA RAY BILL as well or perhaps KURSE will be relegated to the secondary guardian of Midgard between THOR and the WARRIORS THREE
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