Everyone needs a place to hang up their capes or Katanas, kick back, and just revel in their crime-fighting prowess. Be it a mansion, a tower, or a sewer, these are the coolest, most iconic home base in fiction.
Superhero Headquarters Faceoff
Headquarter sweet Headquarter, a superhero headquarter is a comic book icon. Every superhero needs a place to crash, play Nintendo, and plan their next move. Likewise, every superhero team needs a base of operations. In this category, we Faceoff 10 legendary superhero headquarters.
The self-protecting H.Q: The Fortress of Solitude vs Karnak, Ozymandias’ Antarctic Retreat
Locating your H.Q. in one of the poles is a great way to prevent people from messing with your stuff while you’re away. Which headquarters can better self-protect from intruders, Superman’s Fortress of Solitude or Watchmen’s Karnak, Ozymandias’ Antarctic Retreat?
You’re only as good as the people you hire: The Facility vs Power Chamber
Amongst other things, a serious command center must possess highly sophisticated computers, state-of-the-art defense systems, and at least a small garrison. That means personnel! In which H.Q would you like to work, The Avengers Facility, or The Power Rangers’ Power Chamber?
Work from home: The Jedi Temple vs The Cat’s Lair
It’s important to keep your work and home life separate! But if you had to use your H.Q as both a home and a base of operations, which H.Q would you choose, The Jedi Temple (Star Wars) or Thundercasts’ Lair?
Stinky Superhero Headquarters: The Sewer Lair vs The Shadow Gallery
The problem with underground headquarters is that they get stinky. Which H.Q probably has a better ventilation system, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ The Sewer Lair or The Shadow Gallery (V For Vendetta, movie)?
Chick Magnet Crib: Sanctum Sanctorum vs The Batcave
You just told the girl of your dreams about your vigilante activities. Which H.Q will probably impress her more? Dr. Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum or Batman’s Batcave?
Evil-Doers Lairs and Citadels Faceoff
It sucks to be a villain. Not just because you’re destined to lose to the hero but because when you do lose, you lose everything, including your stupid awesome villain hideout slash lair slash Headquarters. Nevertheless, many evil-doers still go through the trouble of building a secure, well-equipped base of operations. And a good thing they do is cause these secret hideouts to turn out to be some of the most badass headquarters in the history of fiction.
No place like home: Joe’s Citadel vs The Saviors’ Sanctuary
Being a post-apocalypse oppressor can be very stressful. You know, the raids, the bloodshed, the mind games. You need a real home to come home to. Which evil refuge is more comfortable, Joe’s Citadel (Mad Max: Fury Road, movie) or The Saviors’ sanctuary (The Walking Dead, TV series)?
Class field trip: Dr. Evil’s Island Lair vs Jabba’s Palace
You’re planning a class field trip. Which one of these evil lairs will be more interesting for the students to explore, Dr. Evil’s Island Lair (Austin Powers, movie) or Jabba’s Palace (Star Wars, movies)?
The Wedding Chapel: The Red Queen’s Salazen Grum vs White Witch’s castle
It’s hard to believe that these beautiful castles are places where evil resides. Where would you rather get married, The Red Queen’s Salazen Grum (Alice in wonderland, movie) or White Witch’s castle (The Narnia Chronicles, movie)
Peace through superior firepower: The Lord Commanders Tera Con Prime vs The Citadel of Ricks
To meet the challenges of tomorrow, future-age evil strongholds need well-developed infrastructure and devastating firepower. Which citadel has better defenses, The Lord Commanders Tera Con Prime (Final Space) or The Citadel of Ricks (Rick and Morty, TV series)?
Fortress trip in Europe: Sauron’s Barad-dûr vs The Beast’s Black Fortress
You’re on a fortress trip in Europe. Which one of these fortresses is so fearsome you would be too afraid to enter, Sauron’s Barad-dûr (Lord of the Rings movies) or The Beast’s Black Fortress (Krull, 1983 movie)?
From “The Tet” to “The Ark” some of the best science fiction in history have involved a space station. Some space stations play integral roles in their stories while others merely appear and disappear as needed. But no matter how big or small of a role they play, all of the stations raise their particular piece of fiction to new heights. In this category, we Faceoff the most awesome space stations in films and TV shows.
Perfect Shot: Luna Base vs Gateway Station
The classic Hollywood Sci-Fi space station always gets an epic camera angle, as the new and promising sci-fi director, you get a chance to get your own epic shot, which space station would you choose, Luna Base (Starship Troopers) or Gateway Station (Aliens)?
Space Station Upgrade: Watchtower II vs Midway Space Station
Both of these space stations fall apart, the council has agreed to allocate a budget to upgrade just one, which space station do you choose to upgrade, the Watchtower II (Justice League, animated movie) or the Midway space station (Stargate)?
Refugee: Blue Heaven vs Space Colony
It’s the battle of anime spaceships! Your planet was destroyed by the red invaders, you managed to collect your family, and aboard the last rescue spaceship, which station would you seek asylum in, the Blue Heaven (Outlaw Star) or the Space Colony (Gundam)?
Iconic Space Station: Solaris Station vs Space station V
Which space station is more iconic, the Solaris Station (Solaris, 1972 movie) or Space Station V (2001: A Space Odyssey)?
Invasion: Asteroid M vs Stark Space Station
The world is attacked by a dark army of supervillains aliens, it’s time to unveil your secret weapon to protect Earth, which space station do you choose to use, the Asteroid M (X-Men: Evolution, Earth-11052) or Stark Space Station (Iron Man, Marvel)?
Design your station: Babylon 5 VS Prometheus Stations
As the galaxy’s most famous billionaire, you get to build your very own luxurious playboy space station, which station designer do you choose to lead the project, Babylon 5’s or Prometheus Stations’ designer?