Marvel’s Most Shocking Superhero Meltdowns

We’ll explore some of the Marvel’s Most Shocking Superhero Meltdowns, and examine how these moments have shaped the characters.


In the “Born Again” storyline, Daredevil’s enemy, the Kingpin, learns his secret identity and sets out to destroy his life.


Gwen Stacy, Spider-Man’s girlfriend, is killed during a fight with the Green Goblin. Spider-Man is consumed with guilt and blames himself for her death.

Captain America

Captain America discovers that his former sidekick, Bucky Barnes, is still alive and has been brainwashed into becoming a ruthless assassin.

Iron Man

Tony Stark undergoes a transformative upgrade to his armor that also affects his own physiology in the “Extremis” storyline.


Thor faces off against a formidable adversary named Gorr, who believes that gods are responsible for all the pain and suffering in the universe.

Jean Grey

"The Dark Phoenix Saga,” Jean Grey, becomes possessed by the Phoenix Force and undergoes a transformation that makes her increasingly unstable.

The Hulk

“Planet Hulk,” the Illuminati send the Hulk into space to prevent him from causing further destruction on Earth.

Jessica Jones

“Alias,” Jessica Jones is a former superhero who now works as a private investigator. She is haunted by her past experiences as a victim.


Clint Barton reflects on his life and career as a superhero, including his struggles with depression, addiction, and a sense of purposelessness.

Black Panther

In “Doomwar,” Black Panther faces the ultimate test of his leadership skills as his kingdom is threatened by Doctor Doom’s invasion.