Ant-Man is one of the most awesome characters that has made a huge impact on the pages of Marvel comics. The Marvel Cinematic Universe introduced the character comparatively later and this influenced the narrative in a different manner. Fans are already hooked to see the entire world of narrative that he brings with him in the solo ventures. It’s obvious to say that MCU wouldn’t have been the same if Ant-Man didn’t return during the events of Avengers: Endgame. The character actually underwent a major transformation in the comics. It seems that Ant-Man has switched from insects to a much bigger creature in the pages of Marvel’s Dark Ages comics series. I mean, this new Ant-Man upgrade is surely the best!
Ant-Man is one of the most significant characters in the Marvel Universe. This character has had some of the major impacts on the narrative of Marvel. There have been various changes in the character over the years considering the technology. We are already aware of the association of the character with the Quantum world from the MCU. This could actually end up giving the character some of the most exciting things that we would get to see over the years. But it seems that the biggest update to the character was yet to come considering the major change we got to see the character have in the comics.
Ant-Man’s Biggest Update
Dark Ages is definitely one of the most exciting narratives from the Marvel comics that we have gotten in recent years. The synopsis for the narrative of the comics is:
A group of heroes have crossed dark seas in a desperate and dangerous attempt to save their friends. But before the heroes can save the world, they must first survive the most treacherous place on Earth – Europe!
According to the narrative of this miniseries, power all around the world has gone. This was because a rather powerful villain titled Unmaker was nearly going to destroy the planet. The heroes prevented this by using an EMP against him which led to a major electricity shutdown. This led to most of the heroes adapting to being powerless, as we saw Iron Man using steam-based technology for his requirements.
On the other hand, Apocalypse has ended up taking control of a few heroes and mind-controlled them to create electricity. This has allowed the villain to actually gather some power across the powerless world. As a major turn of events, many heroes died due to the Unmakers revelation including Doctor Strange, the Thing, Scarlet Witch, and Hawkeye. A group of devilish Ghost Riders takes a chance at killing the rest of the heroes and that’s when we get to see a rather surprising thing.
In Dark Ages #4, by Tom Taylor, Iban Coello, Brian Reber, and VC’s Joe Sabino, we see the surviving heroes head to Europe. They stop for a while as Storm decides to take a small break from steering the ship from Wakanda. But a surprise attack from Ghost Raiders leads to the death of Nick Fury. But this time they are faced with a rather massive opponent as Ant-Man appears in the giant form while being atop Fin Fang Foom as the hero controls the latter. This is actually because he is stuck in his Giant-Man because of the power loss. He uses this as an interesting opportunity for the benefit of the heroes and saves them in such a situation.
Ant-Man using this circumstance for the benefit of the heroes actually goes to prove the essential part of the character. But the surprising thing to see here is the fact that his Giant-Man form is able to take control of Fin Fang Foom. We are well aware of the massive force that the character can itself prove to be and this clearly goes to show that Ant-Man has had a major update in his power.