With Thanos and Kang the Conqueror making their respective headlines for a while, it’s now time for Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin to turn the spotlight towards himself. Debuting in Marvel’s Daredevil in 2013, Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, stole hearts with his absolute evil personality as he further reappeared in Hawkeye and Echo.
Considering his appearance in the Disney+ series Hawkeye, Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin made headlines and sparked fan theories as he demonstrated some level of enhanced strength, stamina, and durability. Making fans curious about how he achieved such superhuman strength,Wilson Fisk sparked fan theories about his use of MGH.
Fan Theories Suggest Kingpin’s Use of MGH to Increase Strength
Vincent D’Onofrio‘s Kingpin has become the current favorite villain in the Marvel Universe. Following his vile personality and his indomitable appearance in Daredevil and other Marvel series, the villain became one of the most appreciated characters in recent times. But from his prolonged appearance in the Marvel series, what concerned fans the most is his demonstration of superhuman strength in Hawkeye.
Witnessing his enhanced strength, stamina, and durability in the Disney+ show, fans speculated that Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk must have taken a Super Solider Serum or something like it. Redditor Identity_X believes that Fisk’s newfound strength is a result of Mutant Growth Hormone, and it will be revealed in Captain America.
“Daredevil: Born Again’ + ‘Captain America: New World Order’ filming at the same time, could feature Mutant Growth Hormone (MGH) storyline with Kingpin + Patriot both using the drug & explains Kingpin’s new super-strength in Hawkeye.”
‘Daredevil: Born Again’ + ‘Captain America: New World Order’ filming at the same time, could feature Mutant Growth Hormone (MGH) storyline with Kingpin + Patriot both using the drug & explains Kingpin’s new super-strength in Hawkeye
While one netizen came up with this particular fan theory, others appear to be a bit confused about how the whole storyline will be brought to shape. Perhaps the answer to that question lies in the Marvel comics.
Mutant Growth Hormone’s Accessibility to Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin
According to Marvel Comics, Wilson Fisk was long known for having access to Mutant Growth Hormone (MGH), way before he became the crime lord, or the hormone got used to create the mutant superheroes. This brings up the point that almost proves the fan theory about Kingpin personally using the MGH to attain his super strength, that he exposed to the world in Hawkeye.
This provides a connection that Wilson Fisk might have been the earliest user of the controversial drug, especially since he had easy access to it. Only this way, it makes perfect sense between Kingpin in the MCU and Mutant Growth Hormone. Perhaps, having access to the drug even before the existence of mutants in MCU, Kingpin used it to gift himself enhanced strength.
Thus, as he demonstrated his powers in Hawkeye’s series finale, where he became an unbeatable opponent physically, Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk sparked these crazy theories. Although it is still unknown if the fan theory is the ultimate explanation for Kingpin’s strength, Daredevil: Born Again could offer the answer to it.
In case Kingpin used MGH, Matt Murdock, aka Daredevil, will have a major challenge taking him down in Daredevil: Born Again. Further, Wilson Fisk will become a long-running threat for the MCU’s street-level heroes due to his invincible nature.