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BELOW: After the Chitauri bomb the Ultimates' headquarters, Captain America thinks about how much he hates the Chitauri alien invaders. He also thinks about God and prophecy.

Resentment was so thick in the back of his throat that he could practically spit it out. God, he hated them. Hated them worse than he'd ever hated the Nazis or the Japs. He would have killed them all himself, shot them in the back as they fled. If God Himself came down and gave Steve Rogers the gift of prophecy, and he knew that the Chitauri would leave tomorrow and never come back, he would still have killed them as they fled onto their ships.

Source: The Ultimates: Against All Enemies (2007), pg. 72. Written by Alex Irvine. See also: God; hate; prophecy; Captain America (Steve Rogers); Nazis

BELOW: J. Jonah Jameson's hatred for Spider-Man is evident in how he reacts to Carol Danvers mentioning him: When newly hired Woman magazine editor Carol Danvers mentions Spider-Man, J. Jonah Jameson reacts strongly. Jameson's hatred of Spider-Man is clearly evident when he yells at Danvers: "Don't ever mention that name in this office! EVER! GET OUT!" This panel also demonstrates Jameson's general disdain for super-heroes and his nascent hatred for Ms. Marvel. Even though Ms. Marvel saved Jameson from being killed by the Scorpion, Jameson still wants Carol Danvers to write an exposé on her. He is infuriated by how (in his opinion) she made a fool out of him when she rescued him.

J. Jonah Jameson's hatred for Spider-Man is evident in how he reacts to Carol Danvers mentioning him

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 17, panel 1. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

BELOW: J. Jonah Jameson: I hate super-heroes! J. Jonah Jameson hires Carol Danvers to be the new editor of Woman magazine. Her first assignment is to write an expose on New York's newest super-hero, Ms. Marvel. When Danvers asks why, Jameson explains: "This is something else, something MORE IMPORTANT [than fashion]. I HATE super-heroes, Miss Danvers. HATE THEM!"

J. Jonah Jameson: I hate super-heroes!

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 5, panel 3. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

BELOW: Ms. Marvel wonders where J. Jonah Jameson's "anti-superhero crusade" has gone when he needs to be rescued by her from the Scorpion: J. Jonah Jameson is being held captive by the villainous Scorpion, who intends to kill him. When Ms. Marvel arrives on the scene, Jameson pleads with her to rescue him. Note how Ms. Marvel uses the word "crusade" in connection to Jameson's strident anti-superhero stance. This word, commonly used with religious ventures, illustrates the religious-like zeal with which Jameson hates super-heroes generally and Spider-Man specifically.

Ms. Marvel wonders where J. Jonah Jameson's anti-superhero crusade has gone when he needs to be rescued by her from the Scorpion

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 14, panel 1. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; crusade; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson

BELOW: The Hulk and Namor the Sub-Mariner join forces, united in their hatred for humanity: Upon meeting the Hulk for the first time, Prince Namor tells the green behemoth: "We BOTH share a burning hatred for the human race! If we act TOGETHER, we can bring humanity to its knees!" The Hulk concurs, saying, "I hate humans, too!" Their shared hatred for humans is somewhat ironic, given he fact that Namor is half-human and the Hulk's alter-ego is fully human.

The Hulk and Namor the Sub-Mariner join forces, united in their hatred for humanity

Source: The Avengers (vol. 1) #3 (Jan. 1964): "The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!", pg. 17-18. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman. See also: hate; The Hulk (Bruce Banner); The Sub-Mariner (Namor)

BELOW: Wolf Cub threatens Maximus Lobo (a now de-powered former mutant), who once led a group of lupine mutant supremacists.

Wolf Cub threatens Maximus Lobo (a now de-powered former mutant), who once led a group of lupine mutant supremacists.

Source: Young X-Men #1 (June 2008): "Final Genesis", pg. 8, panels 1-2. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Art by Yanick Paquette, Ray Snyder. See also: hate; exclusivism; prejudice; mutant supremacist; Maximus Lobo

BELOW: The Hulk's irrational hatred of humanity is not shared by his Bruce Banner, his alter-ego: During a battle with the Avengers, the stress the Hulk is experiencing causes him to revert to his normal form: Bruce Banner. Banner does no hate humanity (he is, after all, completely human). He has no desire to battle the Avengers. He simply flees the scene, leaving his temporary ally the Sub-Mariner to face the super team alone. The Hulk's hatred of humanity may seem irrational, given the fact that the Hulk is actually a human, Bruce Banner. But this hatred is understandable on one level when one considers the fact that the Hulk is not really a distinct individual, but is a manifestation of Bruce Banner's negative emotions, primarily his inner rage and hatred.

The Hulk's irrational hatred of humanity is not shared by his Bruce Banner, his alter-ego

Source: The Avengers (vol. 1) #3 (Jan. 1964): "The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!", pg. 24, panel 5. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman. See also: hate; The Hulk (Bruce Banner)

BELOW: After the Hulk (as Bruce Banner) flees the battle against the Avengers, his ally Sub-Mariner finds yet another reason to hate humanity: Namor exclaims: "He DESERTED me... BETRAYED me! Now I realize NO human can be trusted! I despise you ALL!"

After the Hulk (as Bruce Banner) flees the battle against the Avengers, his ally Sub-Mariner finds yet another reason to hate humanity

Source: The Avengers (vol. 1) #3 (Jan. 1964): "The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!", pg. 25, panel 2. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman. See also: hate; betrayal; Iron Man (Tony Stark); The Sub-Mariner (Namor)