Thanos creator says he feels ‘violated’ after Trump campaign releases ‘Avengers’ ad: ‘These are sad and strange times’

The man behind the creation of “Avengers: Endgame” villain Thanos wants no one to mess with his catastrophic character — especially the president of the United States of America.

Jim Starlin created Thanos in the 1970s. On Tuesday, the comic book writer blasted President Trump’s 2020 campaign in response to a video showing the president’s smiling face superimposed over the film’s main villain at the exact moment the creature snaps his fingers before declaring, “I am inevitable.”

The video cuts from Trump as the evil character to the dust settling on a clip from Nancy Pelosi. The campaign’s Twitter account expanded on its direct message on Tuesday.

“House Democrats can push their sham impeachment all they want. President Trump’s re-election is inevitable,” the @TrumpWarRoom account wrote, referencing the “Avengers” character’s famous line.

Starlin made it clear he did not find the video tasteful — or even humorous — at all. In “Avengers: Endgame,” Thanos falls short in his third attempt at destroying the universe.

“After my initial feeling of being violated, seeing that pompous fool using my creation to stroke his infantile ego, it finally struck me that the leader of my country and the free world actually enjoys comparing himself to a mass murderer,” the comic book writer said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.

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