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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Amazo with sound clips and images.
Amazo is a recurring DC Comics antagonist who first appeared in The Brave and the Bold #30 (June 1960). The Amazo robot was created by Professor Ivo as a means for immortality and to showcase his intellect. Amazo was sent by Ivo to destroy the Justice League and beats the entire League on its first encounter with its combined abilities. Amazo nearly succeeds in destroying them, but was defeated by Batman when he exploits the android's newly acquired weakness to Kryptonite. Amazo remains a constant threat to the superheroes ever since. Amazo's synthetic body was built with "absorption cells", which duplicate the powers and abilities of metahumans in his proximity, such as Superman's strength and flight, Flash's speed, Martian Manhunter's telepathy and intangibility. Later on, it could create objects the heroes use such as the Green Lantern's power ring and Wonder Woman's lasso.


Created by UltimateCharm on Tue Aug 21 2012, 10 Comments, Add Comment
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Justice League Unlimited (2004)
AmazoRobert Picardo
Robert Picardo
Young Justice (2010)
AmazoPeter MacNicol
Peter MacNicol
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
AmazoRoger Rose
Roger Rose

EDITOR'S OPINION

(Editor's Note: Fred Tatasciore won't be in this Voice Compare mainly because Amazo only makes grunts and doesn't have a speaking part)

I will give credit for Roger Rose and Peter MacNicol for portraying Amazo as the "traditional" mindless, evil robot.

However, Robert Picardo's portrayal of DCAU Amazo was spectacular. While this Amazo has nothing to with its comic book counterpart, Picardo's voice (along with the writing) makes the android much more than just a mindless weapon. JLU's Amazo comes off as confused and naive, yet with a lingering chance of still being a menace and it's one of the better performances in the show.


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Lpfan120
said at 7:11 PM on Wed May 28 2014
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for JLU, which one's Amazo, which one's Picardo?
BigBDawg
said at 11:37 AM on Thu Apr 24 2014
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I bet John DiMaggio could do a nice job as a more classic interpretation of Amazo. Anyone else?
Archerboy58
said at 3:28 PM on Tue Dec 24 2013
Robert Picardo is with out a dout the best but Roger Rose was good too
JaredTaylor94
said at 2:13 AM on Wed Jul 10 2013
Well, it looks like blind nostalgia is winning yet again.
pete
said at 1:15 AM on Thu May 30 2013
Wow Peter played Ivo and Amazo. Can't tell that's him either. Pretty decent job.
Azrael99
said at 9:00 PM on Wed Aug 22 2012
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I`m gonna have to go with the crowd and say Picardo .
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 5:01 AM on Wed Aug 22 2012
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Robert Picardo. Yeah, it's a less conventional take, but sometimes taking risks and creating alternate representations of characters in comic book adaptations leads to a better representation overall (e.g. Mr. Freeze), and, like with Mr. Freeze, this also creates a version of Amazo that is both sympathetic (especially considering he's portrayed as a typical emotionless android most of the time) and menacing.

That being said, Roger Rose is good too, as is Peter MacNichol, though I could do without YJ!Amazo saying the name of every JL member before using his/her powers.
Anicomicgeek
said at 12:47 AM on Wed Aug 22 2012
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All three are good, but I'm gonna go with Robert Picardo for Amazo.
Bombermanp
said at 12:36 AM on Wed Aug 22 2012
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i think is kinda obvious who wins here. just saying... if it comes form the Timmverse will most likely have a 90% chance of being #1
and within good reason to
GothamRed
said at 10:56 PM on Tue Aug 21 2012
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Picardo, it's different, but a great take on the character


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