10 Creepy Pets In Marvel Comics | Popgen Tech


Across different dimensions, galaxies, and planets, all manner of animals and creatures have appeared in the pages of Marvel Comics. Many of them have become pets of various Marvel characters, and while they are all lovable in their own right, many possess terrifying qualities.

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Whether it’s their sharp fangs, their fearsome size, or even their evil features, there are many Marvel pets that will scare anyone. One thing is certain, many citizens of Marvel are glad that these pets belong to the capable heroes who can reign over them when necessary.

10/10 Redwing is Captain America’s Partner

Falcon, Sam Wilson, and his partner Redwing

Redwing is the loyal partner of Sam Wilson, former Falcon, and now Captain America. Due to Red Skull’s manipulation of the Cosmic Cube, a telepathic link is formed between Redwing and Wilson. The two have used this bond to coordinate their attacks when fighting crime for decades.

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Besides being a capable threat from the air, Redwing was also bitten by the vampire Baron Blood while on a mission. He gained vampire powers, including increased strength, speed, and regeneration, but none of the vampire’s usual weaknesses.

9/10 Lockjaw is basically Inhuman Royalty

Lockjaw woofing next to Medusa after teleporting

Lockjaw is the pet of the Royal Family of Inhumans, and a close associate of Black Bolt’s, the King of the Inhumans. Like other Inhumans, Lockjaw is the result of genetic experimentation by the Kree, and he was born with the ability to teleport.

Lockjaw is an incredibly powerful threat. Not only can he teleport himself, but he can also teleport and up to a ton of additional mass (almost a dozen people) with him. An elite tracker, Lockjaw can track the mental energies of his target. Due to his size and genetics, Lockjaw can also carry up to 3,600 pounds on his back.

8/10 Lockheed Is More Dangerous Than He Looks

Kitty Pryde in her Shadowcat costume with Lockheed the Dragon

Lockheed is Kate Pryde’s loyal friend and partner, and has been with her since Lockheed first appeared in Weird X-Men #166 by Chris Claremont, Paul Smith, Bob Wiacek, Glynis Wein, and Tom Orzechowski. A member of a highly intelligent extraterrestrial species, Lockheed is celebrated as a powerful and efficient warrior and fighter among his species.

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Although he may seem like a friendly dragon, Lockheed is incredibly dangerous. Incredibly intelligent and able to understand any language across the galaxy, Lockheed can also breathe fire and operate various types of alien technology. He even worked for SWORD for a time.

7/10 Zabu May Be Soft, But He’s Scary

Ka-Zar reflects his jungle environment

Zabu is a Smilodon, a sabertooth tiger who lived for decades in the Savage Land, the prehistoric island forgotten by man. Zabu is usually seen with Ka-Zar and his wife Shanna. The trio fought side by side for years.

Zabu possesses a heightened sense of smell, keen hearing, and night vision, in addition to having retractable claws and sharp teeth. Recently, Zabu was temporarily imbued with a portion of the Phoenix Force, increasing his strength and ferocity.

6/10 Throg is a Force to be reckoned with

Throg was jumping, jumping up and down in rage.

Although it may be difficult to consider him a pet, there aren’t many other names that could describe Throg. A man turned frog deemed Worthy, he was granted powers by Thor, and even given his own hammer, Frogjolnir.

The throg is incredibly strong, compared to other frogs and even humans. He holds his own against many opponents, having fought alongside the Asgardians of Space in the fight between Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman War of the Kingdoms. Throg even held his own against Donald Blake, Thor’s alter ego who killed the Midgard Serpent and took its power.

5/10 Jonathan the Wolverine is Adorable But Scary

Jonathan the Unstoppable Wolverine Marvel

Jonathan is Gabby’s pet wolverine, the youngest member of the Wolverine family. Jonathan is rescued from a lab by Squirrel Girl, who then takes him to Laura Kinney’s residence, where he takes an instant liking to her sister Gabby. From then on the two were inseparable.

Although he is shown to be very friendly, Jonathan is still incredibly dangerous and powerful, despite his size. Jonathan held his own against many of the threats Laura and Gabby faced, and worked with them on several occasions.

4/10 Chewie Is An Alien Threat

Captain Marvel #42 Chewie Comforts Kit

Chewie is the name Carol Danvers chose for what she thought was a simple house cat, before she realized she had actually adopted a flerken, a dangerous cat-like alien species. Although Carol originally tried to leave Chewie at a rescue center on another planet, Chewie teleported back to Carol’s home, refusing to part with her.

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Despite having the appearance of a sweet, lovable cat, Chewie is actually an incredibly dangerous and scary pet. It is assumed that flerken have access to pocket dimensions, which they can use to teleport. They can also use said pocket dimension to access fanged mouths, tentacles, and other dangerous assets.

3/10 The Devil Dinosaur Is Known As A Devil Beast

MoonGirl and DevilDinosaur in Marvel Comics

The Devil Dinosaur is a giant dinosaur from the “Dinosaur World” of Earth-78411, a primitive reality from the past. Usually teaming up with Moon Boy, the two go on many adventures before Moon Boy dies, and Devil Dinosaur forms an unlikely partnership with Moon Girl, Lunella Lafayette.

A towering “Devil-Beast” mutant, the Devil Dinosaur is also incredibly intelligent, making him all the more terrifying. He goes up against the likes of the Hulk, the Killer-Folk, and many others, always able to hold his own.

2/10 Old Lace Is Both Wise And Vicious

Old Lace Runaways are amazing

Old Lace is the pet dinosaur who belongs to the Runaways, the teenage superhero team based in Los Angeles. Genetically engineered and created in the 87th century, Old Lace was brought back to the 21st century by the Yorkes family to act as a protector for their daughter, Gertrude Yorkes.

A ferocious dinosaur with all the strength, speed, and agility of a velociraptor, Old Lace is terrifying. She also has a telepathic link and empathetic understanding of Gert Yorkes, allowing Old Lace to feel any emotion that Gert feels as well.

1/10 Thori is a Literal Hellhound

Thori, the Hel-Hound, owned by Thor, Loki, and Angela

Thori was one of seven cubs born to Garm and the Hel-Wolf, and given to the Asgardian god Loki as a gift at Christmas time. However, Thori eventually betrays Loki and joins Angela, Loki’s sister.

Being a Hel-Hound, Thori is capable of various powers, including pyrokinesis, enhanced speed, and interstellar flight. Thori can also track other creatures across dimensional planes, and is very aggressive, making her a fearsome presence in any battle. Additionally, the fact that Thori can talk will throw any opponent off their game.

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