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‘Why Won’t You Let Us Have One Good Thing, DC?’: Marvel Fans are Blaming Aquaman for Namor’s Kingdom Being Changed from Atlantis to ‘Talocan’, Claim DC Ruined Namor

Marvel Fans are Blaming Aquaman for Namors Kingdom Being Changed from Atlantis to Talocan Claim DC Ruined Namor

Recently after the reveal of Namor in the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever teaser at the SDCC 22, there has been a wake of excitement among the fans. Even though the teaser at first instance makes us emotional as we get to watch how the kingdom of Wakanda is mourning the loss of their respected ruler, it makes us get hyped about the movie regarding various factors and one of the key factors among which is the introduction of the Atlantean character in MCU. But recently after it is revealed that MCU is changing the name of Namor’s kingdom, the fans are disappointed.

Sub-Mariner, Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Sub-Mariner, Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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Namor avoiding conflicts with DC’s Aquaman?

Jason Momoa and actress Eiza González are reportedly spending time together.
Marvel’s Namor is similar to DC’s Aquaman

The teaser of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever featured the nation of Wakanda mourning the demise of their respected leader. Parallel to this storyline, the movie also focuses on the conflicts Wakanda now has to face from the world and mainly from the deep sea kingdom of Namor who is one of the most iconic and old characters in the Marvel Comics.

The fans were already excited when it was revealed that Namor was going to appear in MCU with Black Panther 2. In the teaser when Tenoch Huerta was spotted portraying Namor, it took no time for the fans to anticipate one of the most badass characters in the MCU. In the comics, the character played by Tenoch Huerta is the ruler of Atlantis and here the movie takes a turn as recently it is revealed by the composer of the movie Ludwig Goransson that it is not Atlantis but Talocan:

“Using Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole’s script as a blueprint, along with the recordings from the traditional musicians, we began to build a musical vocabulary for the characters, storylines, and cultures of Talocan and Wakanda.”

It is expected that this change is due to DC’s Aquaman who is being played by Jason Momoa in their movies. Fans are considering that Marvel had to do this so there is no conflict between the characters of Namor and Aquaman as a normal audience might fail to make a difference among the characters. And certainly, this led to some MCU fans accusing the other superhero universe of stealing their Atlantis.

Also Read: Namor vs. Aquaman: Who Is The True King Of The Seven Seas?

The Fans think DC stole the Atlantis from MCU:

Tenoc Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Earlier it was revealed that Namor was already slated to appear as a member of the Illuminati in Doctor Strange 2 but the writer Michael Waldron revealed he dropped the idea as they have a bigger surprise left for the character.

Related: MCU villain From Black Panther 2 Rumored To Have Shockingly Different Origin From the Comics

Now with the renaming the sub mariner’s kingdom to Talocan, the fans are disappointed and most of them think it is regarding DC that Marvel couldn’t use Atlantis. Some of the reactions that came out are like:

So it is evident that the name change didn’t have quite a good impression among the fans and even led the MCU fans to think that Aquaman ruined Namor but it is also to be noted that the teaser showed the character in an amazing Comic accurate Avatar so it will be interesting to find out if the fans still have the same complaints after watching the whole movie or if their heart may forgive the change after experiencing an amazing movie.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is going to hit the theaters on November 11, 2022

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Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. Subham has written more than 400 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.