"I AM TEN THOUSAND TIMES THE KING MUFASA WAS"
The funny thing is, aside from his ego here, Doom’s also reacting like this because he’s being compared unfavourably to the Red Skull specifically.
Why specifically? Well, the Red Skull is perhaps the most infamous Nazi war criminal of all time on Earth-616… and Doom is a Romani, one of the groups the Nazis targeted in the Holocaust.
A great point from impractikraken!