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Monday Night Match-Up: Colossus vs Bane

Well, it’s about that time, my friends, for me to ‘nerd out’ for another Monday Night Match-up, DC vs Marvel style once more. So far you have voted via social media that Oliver Queen would take the crown versus Hawkeye. You voted that Captain America would beat Batman. Thor was voted to beat out Superman. Deathstroke killedThe Winter Soldier. Sara beat Natasha by the mere single digits. Atom squashed Ant-Man in the final tally. Ghost Rider blazed past John Constantine for the win. Wonder Woman came out on top with a victory over Lady Sif. Deathstroke dominated once again against Frank CastleDare Devil pulled ahead of Green Arrow in a no-weapons melee match. Thor recently squashed the almighty Wonder Woman in an extremely close match.

With the new trailers of Justice League hot off the press, I began thinking of Batman and the villains of the past. I also recently saw teaser photos for Deadpool 2. So the idea of an epic battle between a hero and a villain began spinning in my head. What if Colossus were to face off with Bane?

Tom Hardy wow’d audiences with his appearance in The Dark Knight Rises as the iconic Batman villain, Bane. Stefan Kapicic has recently made his mark in the superhero universe in the box office winning film Deadpool as Marvel’s ‘Colossus’. Both actors have done a phenomenal job in their various roles, and I absolutely love what they each have brought to the screen as their respective characters.

You know the drill, my fellow nerd-lings! If these two were to face off against each other, melee style, who would win? It’s a DC vs Marvel Match-up!

Colossus (Skills and Abilities)

  • Superhuman Strength: Piotr can press lift up to 700 lbs in his normal form, and has been listed as a class 100.
  • Superhuman Stamina: While in armored form, it is extremely hard for Colossus to become fatigued. At his peak, he can exert himself to his full capacity for several days.
  • Superhuman Durability: In his armored form Colossus is invulnerable to most forms of bodily harm. His armor is capable of withstanding ballistic penetration, and falls from several stories. He can survive extremes of temperatures.
  • Expert Combatant:  He is a skilled hand to hand combatant, having received some training personally from Wolverine and Storm.
  • Tactical Analysis: Colossus is incredibly tactically gifted and puts an extreme amount of time and effort into planning out an effective strategy.

Bane (Skills and Abilities)

  • Superhuman Strength:  Bane has been shown to be stronger than Batman and when injected with venom, he becomes capable of lifting about 2 tons.
  • Enhanced Reflexes: Under the effects of Venom, Bane’s reaction time is extremely incredible.
  • Superhuman Stamina: Under the effects of Venom, Bane can continue fighting for extended amounts of time.
  • Superhuman Durability: Bane can withstand extremely powerful blows from metahumans, gunfire and explosions.
  • Genius Level Intellect: Bane is extremely intelligent, and villains such as Ra’s Al Ghul himself have complimented Bane for his intellect.
  • Skilled Combatant: Bane is a highly formidable combatant has mastered several forms of martial arts.

Jules Vote: Colossus. Bane may have the durability to fight forever, but Colossus is significantly stronger than Bane.

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Julia recently
published her first novel, titled;
Anomic. She has a B.A in Communications with
concentrations in Professional Writing and Public Relations.
She is also in the
United States Army Reserves as a Military Police Officer, and is currently in the process of going back to school for her Masters Degree. Some of her hobbies include fangirling, writing, cosplaying with her groups ‘Emerald Archers’ and ‘DC Cosplayers East’, hiking and training her German Shepherd, Soot.

You can frequently find her at conventions cosplaying as Black Canary or as Hawkgirl with her boyfriend, who does Hawkman and Bane. :)