In the comic books, bad guys come by the dozen. Most of them are immediately dispatched while some linger along for more than anybody would hope them to. These organizations are merciless, ruthless and ridiculously brutal in their tactics. Some just want to spread chaos and mayhem while some aim for World Domination. Presenting 15 Most Powerful Comic book Terrorist Organizations you should be scared of….
The Hellfire Club fashions its members as chess pieces – King, Rook, Queen, etc. The Hellfire Club’s inner circle consists of powerful mutants that try to orchestrate subversive activities and influence global events to their advantage.
Eden Corps is led by Hyrax aka Veronica Hale. They are a group of eco-terrorists who belive that humanity must be wiped out for Planet Earth to survive. Green Arrow once sacrificed himself to stop the group from nuking an entire city.
Advanced Idea Mechanics is a group of scientists that try to use their technological know-how to create dangerous weaponry. They were the primary antagonists in Iron Man 3.
Cut off one head and two shall take its place. HYDRA believes Humanity cannot be trusted with free will. So it aims to curb all freedom and establish a tyrannical world government. They have been around since World War 2.
Intergang has the distinction of being founded by Darkseid, a new God and DC’s God of Evil. Darkseid wanted to use the organization to acquire the Anti-Life Equation. They have stuck around for much longer. They often lock horns with the Question.
Damien Darhk is the leader of H.I.V.E, a terrorist organization with a global outreach. H.I.V.E’s members are so many that they could form a small nation. H.I.V.E also aims for World Domination.
The Court of Owls
The Court of Owls is a secret society within Gotham City. Their primary objective is ‘cleansing’ Gotham and making it ripe for conquest. The fact that they operated right under the nose of the World’s greatest detective without even him realizing speaks volumes.
Order of Saint Dumas
The Order of Saint Dumas is a group of soldier-monks. It was formed during the crusades. The Order was the one that invented the technique of disinformation and has been abducting the greatest minds of the planet to work for them since centuries.
The Hand is a mystical cult of evil ninjas that originated from Japan. Servants of a primordial demon called the Beast; The Hand is involved in Organized Crime and implicated in major assassinations all around the globe.
Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
The Mutant terrorist organization was the brainchild of Magneto, a mutant extremist. The Brotherhood believes in the notion that the mutant race is superior and hence has the birthright to rule over Humanity.
The 100 is a criminal and terrorist organization that operates in Metropolis, Superman’s city. They have had a firm grip on the city and even have major political connections, rendering them untouchable by the Law.
Jeffrey Franklin Burr was abducted right after he was born and trained to become an assassin by the Kobra Cult. Burr believes in the Kali-Yuga, an age of chaos and destruction. As Kobra, a mad scientist and criminal mastermind, he has gone toe to toe with several well-known superheroes and lived to tell the tale.
On the anniversary of the mutant massacre carried out by Mr. Sinister’s Marauders, a group of extremist mutants forms the Gene Nation. Their objective was to kill one human for every Mutant live lost in the massacre.
The Maggia Crime Syndicate is a truly criminal organization that could be considered to have planet-wide reach in the Marvel Universe. The Maggia regularly employs mad scientists and super-villains to carry out illegal activities. Count Nefaria and Madame Masque are well-known leaders of the organization.
The Purifiers are the closest thing we get to a KKK group in the Marvel Universe. The only difference between the two is that the latter attacks people of color while the former targets mutants. Otherwise called the ‘Stryker Crusade’, they are a group of Christian anti-mutant terrorists who believe mutants to be the children of Satan and carry out public executions of captured mutants in the name of God.