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Characters: Avengers Assemble
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     The Avengers 

Iron Man

Voiced by: Adrian Pasdar

A billionaire industrialist and a brilliant inventor in his own right, Tony Stark is the team leader. Following an incident that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his chest, Tony designed an electromagnetic harness to keep himself alive, and eventually, a suit of armor that could be powered by it.

  • Aesop Amnesia: No matter how many times Tony learns that relying solely on technology will not work, he's right back to being a smug jerk who thinks his tech is infallible the very next episode.
  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: His plan to attack the HYDRA base? Hit everything hard. Later, he keeps pounding on the Super-Adaptoid while Cap's busy trying to tell him that it's not gonna work.
  • Badass
  • Beam Spam
  • Break the Haughty: Several episodes, but most notably in By The Numbers.
  • Brought Down to Badass: in Exodus (part 1 of the Season finale) Tony brings all of his armors to assist the Avengers, and they all get destroyed in the process, leaving Tony without any armor. The Final Showdown (part 2) has him find a replacement in the entire Avengers Tower, and finally, an alliance with MODOK sees Tony getting back the armor Skull stole from him.
  • But He Sounds Handsome: Tony can't resist giving himself a pat on the back or two while disguised as the Grim Reaper and trying to infiltrate the Cabal. Comes back to bite him, though, as it makes MODOK and Skull suspicious.
  • Did You Just Scam Cthulhu?: Galactus made him his herald. Tony found him a planet to eat alright.
  • Divide and Conquer: He plays on MODOK's resentment and Attuma's lust for power to have them start a brawl with Red Skull at one point.
  • Disability Superpower: It's hard to remember sometimes but that arc reactor in his chest is a glorified pacemaker. Remove the arc reactor and Tony's heart will very quickly give out. MODOK demonstrates this fact early on.
  • Dressing as the Enemy: Disguises himself as the Grim Reaper to infiltrate the Cabal.
  • The Engineer: To quote Cap:
    Tony's a builder. He doesn't adapt to the situation, he adapts the situation to suit him.
  • Fatal Flaw: Pride. Shown in full force with his dealings with Justin Hammer. Unfortunately for the team, Red Skull has noticed this flaw.
  • Fiction 500: He runs a Mega Corp., Stark Industries, and can still redirect some money into the Avengers.
  • Gadgeteer Genius
  • Heroic BSOD: First in By The Numbers, when his haughty dependence on his suit's probability programs ultimately lead to Skull getting his hands on The Tesseract. Then in Exodus, he gets another one when he nearly gets Falcon killed, resigning leadership to Cap.
  • Honest Corporate Executive
  • If My Calculations Are Correct: Tony puts a little too much faith in his probability programs, despite Cap's warnings that you can't accurately predict the human element. Tony replies the human element is insignificant as a far as his calculations are concerned. When going up against a strategist of the Red Skull's caliber, this proves to be his undoing.
  • It Only Works Once: Tony has a tendency to learn from his mistakes. For example, when MODOK ripped his armor apart with his mind in the first episode Tony installed psychic inhibitors afterwards to prevent a repeat of said incident.
  • The Leader: He's in this position instead of Cap, though they sometimes appear to share the role.
    • Takes a 10MinuteRetirement in Exodus after being shaken by almost getting Falcon killed, handing the wheel to Cap.
  • Magic Versus Science: Tony's smarter than the average Flat Earth Atheist, acknowledging that Thor and other magical beings, Asgardians in particular, are doing something beyond his understanding. Though he refers to it as science he hasn't figured out yet.
  • Macross Missile Massacre: His suit has a quite a few missile launchers in it.
  • Millionaire Playboy
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Nice going with those Space Phantoms there, Tony.
  • Phlebotinum Dependence: He needs that arc-reactor in his chest to suvive and is almost killed when MODOK rips it out.
  • Pass the Popcorn: Tony's reaction to Cap trying out his new repulsor boots; thirty million people on Youtube in the episode agree with him.
  • Powered Armor
  • Science Hero
  • Smug Super: Tony has problems with his ego from time to time. This is because he knows he is one of the world's best inventors and never let's anyone forget that fact.
  • Technology Porn: Tony loves his tech, but tends to become too dependent on it, a fact that Captain America lampshades time and time again.
  • Training the Peaceful Villagers: He convinces the peaceful natives of the Savage Land to help him deal with Justin Hammer's mining operation.
  • Troll: Hacks the computer systems in Doom's fortress, seizes control of his defenses....and cancels his movie subscriptions.
    • He also created a nasty piece of malware that deliberately mocks Doom before shutting down his entire base.
  • Walking Armory: An original poster-boy of the trope.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Tony had no qualms against using his repulsors on a teenage supervillain; although he kept the blast at minimum.

Captain America

A sickly young man from Brooklyn turned into a perfect soldier by a government project during World War II. He ended up frozen in ice and awoken in the modern era during a battle with the Red Skull. His weapon of choice is a Vibranium shield that can absorb all energy directed at it, making it ideal as both protection and as a projectile (as it does not lose energy when it makes contact with another surface when thrown).


  • Badass
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's one of the nicest guys in the world, but God help you if you decide to hurt his teammates.
    • Also, don't let that boy scout act display fool you. It is genuine but underneath it he has a pretty devious mind; something Dr. Doom found out the hard way.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: He ends up as Dr. Doom's personal bodyguard during his attempted speech at the United Nations.
  • The Cape
  • The Captain: Duh.
  • Captain Patriotic: The Trope Codifier.
  • Comic Book Fantasy Casting: Like in Ultimate Spider-Man, Roger's channeling Chris Evans.
  • Disney Death: In the pilot.
  • Dressing as the Enemy: He makes a pretty good imitation of Crossbones.
  • Foil: To Tony.
  • Genius Bruiser: Steve has intelligence to complement his physical ability, which is on full display in "Super-Adaptoid".
  • Genre Savvy: Upon the Hulk seemingly destroying the Super-Adaptoid, he remarks "It's never that easy."
    • He makes the same observation about it being too easy when the team captures Red Skull and brings him on board the Tri-Carrier in Bring On The Bad Guys. He's right. He also noticed that something had changed when Red Skull actually started supporting his teammates.
  • Good Is Old-Fashioned: But not obsolete as shown in "Super-Adaptoid".
  • Good Old Ways:
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Blond haired and blue eyed, he is also a old-fashioned good guy.
  • The Infiltration: He is the one who came up with the plan of him and Stark infiltrating the Cabal by disguising themselves as Crossbones and Grim Reaper.
  • The Lancer: Could be seen as this to Iron Man/Tony Stark.
  • Luckily My Shield Will Protect Me: Averted in the first episode.
  • Never Tell Me the Odds: He tends to view Tony's probability and strategy programs as fairly useless; preferring instead to rely on gut-instinct, training and experience.
  • Nice Guy
  • Shield Bash
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Stops Hyperion's rant by throwing his shield in his face.
  • The Strategist: Able to instantaneously formulate ironclad attack patterns, formations and strategies based on split second assessment of the situation compared to the abilities of the Avengers. In later eps, one starts to wonder why Tony, though brilliant, is still the leader of the Avengers when it's clear he's used to handling a solo gig and relying on algorithms to predict superhero-villain battles.
    • To further highlight it, Cap tends to focus on the Big Picture while Iron Man focuses on the details. As a result, Cap knew they were in trouble in By The Numbers because the Hulk was injured and the Cabal was dividing them up while Iron Man kept insisting every thing was alright because his detail oriented probability program said so.
  • Super Soldier: Obviously.
  • Team Dad

Hawkeye

Voiced by: Troy Baker

An elite agent formerly of SHIELD and ex-partner of the Black Widow. He is an expert archer and seems to enjoy egging on the Hulk.

Thor

The Norse God of Thunder who believes that by acting as a hero on Earth, he can make more of a difference.

Hulk

Voiced by: Fred Tatasciore

He's big, green and likes to punch things. What more needs to be said? Formerly Bruce Banner, a leading scientist in the field of gamma radiation, he developed an alternate personality that manifested as the rampaging monster known as The Hulk after being mutated by said radiation.

Black Widow

Voiced by: Laura Bailey

An ex-Russian spy, Hawkeye's former partner and an elite operative for SHIELD.

The Falcon

Voiced by: Bumper Robinson

Former SHIELD recruit and naive newcomer to the team. Tends to act like a fanboy around the other heroes.

     The Cabal 

Red Skull

Voiced by: Liam O'Brien

A brilliant, ruthless and power-hungry Nazi officer and prototype Super Soldier during World War II and the current head of the terrorist group HYDRA. The Red Skull is the Big Bad of the series, leading a Legion of Doom called the Cabal in addition to his own HYDRA forces.

  • A God Am I: He's always had this, befitting a supervillain, but takes it Up to Eleven at the end of Exodus, when he's merged with the Tesseract.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: He pretty much gets what he wants in the first episode, "Blood Feud", and "Super-Adaptoid".
    • And again in "Bring On The Bad Guys".
    • Once more in "By the Numbers". Though he loses his stolen Arc Reactor, he does get the Tesseract.
  • Badass: He's definitely a force to be reckoned with.
  • Bad Boss: In Bring On The Bad Guys, he starts making an effort to not be this, and as a result, the Cabal begins working as a much more cohesive and effective unit.
    • Exodus reveals just how bad of a boss Skull is. Skull used the Tesseract to open portals to other worlds for MODOC, Dracula, Attuma and Hyperion to conquer for their own (ones that accommodate the conquering villain, at that), but Tony reveals it's just essentially a window that will kill anyone who walks into it. Yes, that's right. Skull was going to massacre AIM, HYDRA, Dracula's vampires, the Atlanteans, and his team all in one hit.
  • Big Bad: Though he's bound to be Demoted to Dragon in Season 2, considering that Thanos, his master, will be the new Big Bad.
  • Blond Guys Are Evil: When he is in Captain America's body that is. Although given his blue eyes, he may have been blond before becoming the Red Skull.
  • Chekhov's Gun: His stolen suit of Iron Man armor.
  • The Chessmaster: This guy excels at planning.
  • Clasp Your Hands If You Deceive: He is often shown doing this while sitting in his command chair aboard his submarine.
  • Composite Character: Like his movie counterpart, he's a combination of the Skull and the first Baron Zemo, with the Dark Reign version of Norman Osborn thrown into to the mix.
  • Cool Boat: His current base of operations is a rather impressive looking submarine.
  • Dangerously Genre Savvy:
    • Realizes he needs help if he's gonna take down the Avengers. Plus, he tends to come out ahead in most of the episodes he's appeared in so far.
    • He also notices when Grim Reaper and Crossbones start acting more intelligently then they normally do, since they are really Cap and Stark in disguise.
    • He is fully aware of the Never Found the Body trope and tells Hammer to search the area again after Hammer assures him that Iron Man is dino-chow.
  • Disability Superpower: The serum may have made him a Super Soldier but it also was slowly killing him. He tries to steal Cap's body to avoid death and when that doesn't work, he take's Tony's reactor and armor.
  • The Dreaded: Iron Man nearly has an Oh Crap moment in the first episode when Jarvis shows that Red Skull's still alive.
  • Drunk on the Dark Side: Is he ever once he merged with the Tesseract.
  • Enemy Mine: He and Dracula really don't like each other; HYDRA invaded Dracula's kingdom in World War II, but they have a common enemy in the Avengers.
  • Evil Counterpart: Like Captain America, he's a Super Soldier left over from World War II.
    • He's also one to Iron Man as the Iron Skull.
  • Evil Versus Evil: He and Doom don't get along. Part of it has to do with the fact they're rivals for world domination. Another part might have to with the fact that Red Skull's an ex-Nazi officer and Doom's half-Gypsy.
  • Evil Sounds Deep
  • Facial Horror: His entire head is a deformed, red skull with eyes.
  • Gas Mask Mooks: All of his soldiers wear high-tech gas masks.
  • Grand Theft Me: He tries to steal Cap's body in the first episode. Came close to succeeding too.
  • Grand Theft Prototype: Since the above strategy didn't pan out, though not for a lack of trying, he decides to settle on acquiring Iron Man's armor and arc reactor. This strategy pays big dividends. Also, he later successfullu hijacks the Tri-Carrier, with Nick Fury on board no less.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's a Super Soldier and a cunning strategist. Then he went and got Powered Armor.
  • Guttural Growler
  • The Heavy: Much like Loki in the movie, Skull is revealed to be this, despite having been the Big Bad of the first season, having worked to bring the Tesseract to his true master, Thanos.
  • High-Class Glass: He wears a monocle in Bring on the Bad Guys.
  • Kill 'em All: One major step towards victory was to wipe out every single member of the Cabal, regardless of nationality or organization.
  • Know When To Fold Them: He knows when it is time to cut his loses and retreat. For example, the ending of Ambassador when the attempt on Doom's life failed.
  • Manipulative Bastard: "Blood Feud" has him manipulating Dracula into attacking the Avengers, knowing that if Dracula won, he would remove the Avengers from his path, and if Dracula lost, he would be forced to join the Cabal.
  • The Man Behind the Man: The reason Dracula and Justin Hammer picked a fight with the Avengers? Him. He's on the other end of this with Thanos, his master.
  • Pet the Dog: In an incredibly dark subversion of the trope. The Cabal is practically giddy when Skull assigns them to conquer worlds hand-picked for them - such as an eternally dark, starless world for Dracula, or a largely oceanic world for Attuma. Then Tony reveals the portals are just death traps waiting for the Cabal to enter and get themselves killed. Needless to say, the Cabal is completely horrified by this new low Skull's descended to.
  • Pragmatic Villainy
  • Powered Armor: He steals Iron Man's armor at the end of the first episode.
  • Putting on the Reich: Most of the time we see him, he's wearing an SS uniform with the Hydra insignia replacing the eagle and swastika when he is not wearing is suit of armor. Considering that he's actually an ex-SS officer, it's not too surprising.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He does this on occasion, especially towards Iron Man.
  • Red Right Hand: Yeah, his disfigured face is a pretty good clue that he is not a good guy.
  • Sadistic Choice: He chooses to launch two missiles at Los Angeles and Las Vegas rather than risk the Avengers unsettling the unstable Tesseract in further combat.
  • Skull for a Head: Yeah, that Super Soldier serum he took had a little side-effect.
  • The Strategist: Let's just say he proved he is this in By the Numbers.
  • Stupid Jetpack Hitler: His origin story? Nazi Super Soldier.
  • Super Soldier
  • Take Over the World: His ultimate long-term goal and the reason he wants to destroy the Avengers is because they stand in the way of him achieving it.
  • Villain Team-Up: After his first dust-up with the Avengers, he decides he needs a team of supervillians to counter them, hence the Cabal.
  • Villainous Friendship: In Bring On The Bad Guys he figures out he and his team must trust each other if they are to defeat the Avengers and if nothing else, he earns it when he successfully masterminds Hyperion's escape. After this, the Cabal is pretty loyal to Skull and admit he's not so bad a leader after all.
    • Ultimately proven to be a facade; he plotted to completely wipe out his troops while he had the Tesseract for himself.
  • Walking Armory: If the massive salvo he fired at Doom in Ambassador is any indication it looks like he and MODOK upped the firepower on his armor a little bit since he acquired it from Stark.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: His rationality and caution tend to go out the window whenever he comes into the possession of astounding power. The only notable occasion when he didn't fall to this was in By The Numbers when he makes a rational decision on what to do with the Tesseract. However, when he later merges with the Tesseract, he finally has the bite to back up his bark.
  • Xanatos Speed Chess: He does this at times. It is especially evident in the first-episode and By The Numbers. MODOK even lampshades it.

M.O.D.O.K.

Voiced by: Charlie Adler

Weapons designer for HYDRA, their resident Mad Scientist and right hand man to the Skull.

  • Adaptational Badass: MODOK's shown to be more powerful than he usually is in other media. He took down Iron Man quickly, took out their jet and came within a hair's breadth of having them kill each other.
    • Then comes By The Numbers and he kicks Thor's ass.
  • Bald of Evil
  • Beam Spam: He has particle beam cannons built into his hover-chair.
  • The Brute: When piloting the Adaptoid. The Avengers even call him out on trading brains for brawn.
  • Chekhov's Skill: His ability to disassemble Tony's Iron Man armor comes in handy during the finale where he pulls the same trick on the Cosmic Skull's suit.
  • Composite Character: He has more in common with the movie version of Arnim Zola than with the comic version of MODOK.
    • Since he started using the Super-Adaptoid as his personal avatar the resemblance to Arnim Zola has become even more pronounced.
  • Cephalothorax
  • Chewing the Scenery: When he enters the fight for Molecule Kid's wand, he starts hamming it up with gusto.
  • The Cracker: He hacks Stark's computer systems in Bring on the Bad Guys.
  • The Dragon: Serves as this to Red Skull, having the most authority in the Cabal under him, and was his first subordinate. Skull even acknowledges him as his most loyal follower in Exodus.
    • Dragon Ascendant: as of the end of the first season following Skull's betrayal and defeat.
  • Disability Superpower: The process that gave him his super-intelligence, technopath powers, and his freakishly huge head left him confined to a high-tech hoverchair.
  • Driven by Envy: He wants to outdo Tony Stark and he is pretty resentful of the fact that Red Skull is leading AIM and HYDRA and not him.
  • Enemy Mine: Leads the Cabal into battle alongside the Avengers against the Cosmic Skull.
  • Energy Absorption: One of his abilities, as Thor found out when he tried to fire some lightning at him in By The Numbers.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: He is completely outraged by Skull's betrayal of the Cabal, and by far carries the biggest grudge against him in The Final Showdown.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Tony. Especially evident in The Final Showdown when not only is he able to figure out a way to help defeat Skull, he becomes the new leader of the Cabal.
  • Evil Genius
  • Evil Cripple: He is confined to what is pretty much a high-tech wheelchair.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: He's the least popular member of the Cabal.
  • Hate Plague: He uses nanobots to unleash one on the Avengers.
  • Insufferable Genius: MODOK has an ego even bigger than Tony Stark, no mean feat there, and little impulse control. He also bitter about the fact that the Skull is in charge and views MODOK as little more than a technical adviser and supply officer.
  • Kick the Dog: He uses the Adaptoid to knock some fighter planes out of the sky. His next course of action? Take aim at the helpless pilots who ejected themselves in the nick of time.
  • Mad Scientist: He's responsible for HYDRA's tech base.
  • My Brain Is Big
  • No Respect Guy: Save Skull, the Cabal doesn't think much of him.
    • Appears to have finally gotten some respect from the others during The Final Showdown, after his quick thinking and intellect helped engineer Cosmic Skull's defeat. The others don't object (at least for now) when he takes leadership of the Cabal.
  • Pet the Dog: When the alliance between the Cabal and the Avengers has successfully defeated the Cosmic Skull, MODOK's first act as new leader is to leave well enough alone and fight another day.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: When things get bad in The Final Showdown, he's the first to seriously consider allying with the Avengers, even saving them from certain death.
  • Psychic Powers
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Technopath: He can control any type of machinery with his mind.
  • Weaponized Headgear
  • What the Hell, Hero?: he of all people wonders why the Avengers would go out of their way to protect Doom from the Cabal.

Dracula

Voiced by: Corey Burton.

The King of the Vampire Nation, Dracula is centuries, if not thousands of years old. He fought with Capatain America against HYDRA and the Skull during World War II when they invaded his kingdom. But that alliance was only temporary, now he seeks Cap's blood as he believes it will make him immune to sunlight.


  • Composite Character: He has much more in common with Baron Blood, particularly his World War 2 background and his connection to Captain America.
  • Dark Is Evil
  • Deadpan Snarker: Gets in a good one on both MODOK and Attuma at dinnertime.
    (after witnessing Attuma's lack of table manners) Dracula: The repugnant one does have a point. They're called "utensils", try one!
  • Enemy Mine: With Captain America by the past, and later with Skull. And with the rest of the Cabal, pulls this with the Avengers against Cosmic Skull.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: He's quite confused when Captain America pushes him out of the way of a Cosmic Unibeam, mostly because he's spent a good deal of the season trying to suck his blood and turn him into an inhuman thrall.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Thor since he is the supernatural powerhouse of the Cabal. When there is a battle Thor and Dracula usually face off.
  • Evil Overlord
  • Evil Sounds Deep
  • Fangs Are Evil: He is Dracula, after all.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He thought drinking the Hulk's blood would make him more powerful. However, the Gamma radiation didn't agree with him.
  • Insistent Terminology: Prefers to be called King Dracula and not Count Dracula.
  • Knight of Cerebus
  • Only Sane Man: Shares this role with Skull in the Cabal, compared to zealous Blood Knights Attuma and Hyperion, and the egotistical MODOK who gets easily carried away by his ego,
  • Our Vampires Are Different
  • Public Domain Character: Though not un-familar in Marvel territory.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Spontaneous Weapon Creation: Swords and daggers created from his supernatural fog.
  • The Starscream: Stated he only teamed up with Red Skull to take his power for himself, though in later episodes he's accepted Skull's leadership.
  • Super Smoke
  • Villain Teleportation: Perhaps Dracula's most dangerous trait is that he is infamously hard to even hit.
  • Weakened by the Light: Though only sunlight and ultraviolet; he can handle regular light just fine.
  • White Hair, Black Heart
  • Wicked Cultured: The man may bite necks to feed himself on occasion, but that doesn't mean he (or anyone in the Cabal for that matter) approves of Attuma's abysmal table manners.
  • Worthy Opponent: He seems to have an obsession with kicking Thor's ass. He also has it in for Captain America.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: Threatens to eat, destroy, steal, etc... people's souls when they piss him off. He even used this line against Red Skull, who is less than intimidated.

Super-Adaptoid

A prototype robot built by Justin Hammer with the ability to mimic just about anything. It now serves as the CABAL under MODOK's supervision.


  • All Your Powers Combined: He copies and adapts to his opponets powers. This led him to have all the Avengers powersets.
  • The Brute: Of the Cabal, whenever MODOK controls him.
  • The Dragon: Used to be this to Justin Hammer.
  • Expy: Whenever someone uses its hologram projector to put their face on its torso, the Adaptoid bears a passing resemblance to the robotic bodies of Captain America foe, Arnim Zola.
  • Killed Off for Real: Thor beheads it in Exodus and by the look of horror on his face, MODOK has lost his strongest asset.
  • Mega Manning

Attuma

Voiced by: Dwight Schultz

A psychotic Atlantean warlord, determined to bring all of Manhattan under the sea.


  • Apparently Human Merfolk: Borderline example, if it wasn't for his skin-color he would look like an ordinary man in a suit of armor.
  • Ax-Crazy
  • Badass: He actually managed to defeat the Hulk in a one-on-one fight.
  • Bling of War: He wears what looks like gold plate-mail.
  • Blood Knight: He's aggressive, has a short temper and loves a good fight.
  • The Brute: Of the Cabal. He's got a bad temper, is strong enough to take on the Hulk, and is extremely arrogant.
  • Cool Sword
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: He is genuinely terrified when Tony and Cap destroy Neptune's Trident.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Rightfully berates his teammates for entertaining the idea of killing the Avengers BEFORE taking their revenge on the Cosmic Skull.
  • Evil Counterpart: He's the Cabal's answer to the Hulk.
  • Fish People
  • Four Is Death: He's #4 on SHIELD's Most Wanted List.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: One must wonder what his motives for flooding the planet were.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper
  • Large Ham
  • Lightning Bruiser: Even on land, he is an incredibly agile opponent.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Had Attuma succeeded in defeating the Avengers, he would've likely flooded the planet.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: Though it takes some convincing, and as murderous and brutish as he is, he ends up perfectly willing to aid the Avengers to defeat the Cosmic Skull.
  • Smug Super: Everyone on the Cabal is this, but he's certainly the loudest in declaring his supposed superiority to everyone.
  • Super Strength: He kicked the Hulk's ass once. Not exactly a person to be taken lightly.
  • This Looks Like a Job for Aquaman: So long as there's water around, he's practically unbeatable.
  • Slasher Smile: Gives one that's ear-to-ear in Exodus upon hearing that Skull has hand-picked an ocean world for him to conquer.
  • Worthy Opponent: Considers his rivalry with the Hulk to be "glorious".

Hyperion

Voiced by: Brian Bloom
An alien protector from a destroyed planet. Though he arrives on Earth promising peace, it doesn't take long for his true colors (Smugness, violence, superiority) to surface and make him a threat.


  • Ax-Crazy
  • Badass Cape: A nice over-the-shoulder version, ala Captain Marvel. Later steals Thor's, because he thinks it's cool looking.
  • Beware the Superman: As the Avengers and Earth quickly learn.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing
  • Blood Knight: Is he ever. In The Final Showdown, he's the least willing to ally with the Avengers against the Cosmic Skull.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Unable to simply overpower the Hulk, he decides to impair his fighting ability by wounding one of his arms with his heat vision and then punching the injury really, really hard.
  • The Dark Chick: Of the Cabal.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: This guy seriously injured the Hulk. Think about that.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: He blew up his own planet out of spite.
  • Eye Scream: while charging up his Eye Beams, Captain America shoved his shield against Hyperion's face, causing a point-blank misfire.
  • Flying Brick: He is an evil version of Superman, what else did you expect him to be?
  • Human Alien
  • Knight of Cerebus: Well, he did blow up his home planet when the people didn't submit to his rule and has no problems with attacking children, which is pretty dark, to say the least.
  • Knight Templar: Thinks he's a hero combating the forces of evil. But if you oppose him or even disagree with his methods, he views you as part of the problem.
  • Might Makes Right: He's stronger than everyone else, and he expects them to line up and obey him.
  • Mythology Gag: His antagonism towards Thor and his rescue from SHIELD by the Cabal darkly mirrors his friendship with the God of Thunder and liberation from the clutches of AIM in Jonathan Hickman's Avengers run.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: When Hyperion is calling someone a "villain" that villain being Red Skull, who was just revealed to be trying to wipe out his entire army for the hell of it, you know it's gotten bad.
  • Never My Fault: Claims his people simply "Didn't deserve" him.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He makes a perfectly logical point when he pressures Skull to kill the Avengers, as they are "beaten, not broken."
  • Rage Quit: So the people of his home planet rejected him and rose up against his totalitarian rule. His response? Blow up his homeworld and start looking for a new planet where he could establish himself as the top dog.
  • Smug Super
  • Superpower Lottery: Flight, heat vision, nigh invulnerability, super-hearing, etc.... Basically, all of Superman's abilities.
  • Super Senses: He has them and Doom uses the fact he has super-hearing against him by cranking his translator's volume up to the maximum and yelling at him, giving him temporary hearing loss.
  • Totalitarian Utilitarian: Oh, he wants to eliminate crime and make peoples' lives better. It's just that his idea of saving people sounds a lot like enslaving them.
  • Villainous Breakdown: It's short, but he completely loses it when Iron Man reminds him he enslaved and destroyed his own planet.
  • Villain Team-Up: He gets busted out of prison by the Cabal and joins their ranks in Bring on the Bad Guys.
  • With Me Or Against Me: There are two options in his mind: Bow before him, and accept his idea of peace. Or resist him, and bring your fate upon yourself.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He's got no problem with harming children.

     Other Villains 

Doctor Doom

Voiced by: Maurice LaMarche

Proud, arrogant and the ruler of Latveria; Doom is an intelligent schemer and chief competitor with the Red Skull in the quest for world domination.


  • Badass Cape
  • Badass in Distress: During The Ambassador, when he's forced to go without weapons for the duration of the episode when speaking to the United Nations.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: He's the most recurring major villain outside the Cabal and is actively working against Skull.'
  • Day of the Jackboot: We get a good look at what New York City would be like if Doom had ruled it for a few years in Planet Doom.
  • Demoted to Dragon: Doom actively averts this, vehemently refusing to follow Skull's lead.
    • In Exodus, we learn that this was a very smart choice indeed.
  • Diplomatic Impunity: Doom's a super-villain but he is also the legitimate head of state of a sovereign nation, which grants him some legal protection. The Avengers trying to find a way around this forms a considerable plot point in Ambassador.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: His reaction to Tony offering to assist in rebuilding the Destroyer destroyed area of Latveria, is to shock him, refuse, and tell the Avengers to get the hell off his land.
  • Egopolis: He renames Earth Planet Von Doom after he conquers it and changes the Statue of Liberty to a statue of himself when he makes New York the capitol of his world empire.
  • Emperor Scientist: Granted, he plays around with magic just as much as he plays around with technology.
  • Enemy Mine: The Avengers, especially Cap, end up escorting and body-guarding him during his visit to the United Nations. Of course, Doom has ulterior motives.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: For all that that he's an evil, power-hungry bastard, Doom is genuinely horrified when he sees the damage that he did to Latveria while wielding The Destroyer. Black Widow even notes this as the first sign that something isn't right with him: As much of a tyrant as he was, Doom never stooped to killing his own people.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Invoked when he tries to summon and control the Midgard Serpent. Whether he would succeed in controlling him or not is left ambiguous at best. Later, it's shown that he did succeed in controlling the beast. However, he still went overboard with the Destroyer.
  • Evil Overlord
  • Evil Versus Evil: He's at war with HYDRA, AIM, and the Cabal, though as of The Ambassador he's on the losing side.
  • Fatal Flaw: Pride. Doom utterly convinced of his own inherent superiority that it often blinds him to what other people are capable of.
  • In the Hood
  • Jerkass Has a Point: We learn in Exodus that he was perfectly sane to reject Skull's invitation to the Cabal.
  • Large Ham: The voice directors apparently want veteran actor Maurice La Marche to tone it back sometimes.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: When he finally sees the destruction he's causing in the nearby Latverian city with the Destroyer.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He's gradually realizing this about the Cabal.
  • Out-Gambitted: By Captain America and the Avengers in "The Ambassador".
  • Pet the Dog: He genuinely cares about his country even if he's a dictator. He also went out of his way to save Cap, something that shocked the Cabal and the Avengers into silence for a while. Even if he had ulterior motives, he seems to have at least a hint of sincerity when doing this.
  • Powered Armor
  • Post-Modern Magik: He upgrades the Asgardian weapon with his own tech.
  • Rogues-Gallery Transplant
  • Take Over the World: Shares this goal with Red Skull, but so far refuses to join up with him.
    • Planet Doom shows us an alternate timeline where he did just that.
  • Tin Tyrant
  • Walking Armory: When Tony scanned his armor he reported Doom was carrying enough firepower to vaporize the Eastern Seaboard.
  • Wicked Cultured: Carries himself very high on the horse, enjoys chess, and Tony mentions canceling a movie subscription of his.
  • Worthy Opponent: Flat-out states he would only have Cap as his bodyguard, no one else.

Ulik the Troll

The Midgard Serpent

Loki

Voiced by: Troy Baker

Thor's brother and the God of Mischief and Evil.


Justin Hammer

Voiced by: Jason Spisak

CEO of Hammer Industries, a major weapons manufacturer and a self-declared rival of Tony Stark. Tony, meanwhile, describes him as an obnoxious loser wannabe.


  • Big Bad Wannabe: Wanted to join the Cabal. Unfortunately, his attempted audition didn't impress Red Skull. His robot, on the other hand, did. He tries again in Savage and comes close, again, to joining the Cabal before getting overconfident and getting his ass handed to him.
  • BFG: Uses one against Iron Man in Savage.
  • Blond Guys Are Evil
  • Canon Immigrant: A rather unusual version in that this version of Justin Hammer seems to be based more off the version depicted in Iron Man 2 rather than the Magnificent Bastard he was in the comics.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive
  • Drill Tank: Uses a big one in his mining operation in the Savage Land.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Tony.
  • Evil Genius: Well, designing and building the Super-Adaptoid definitely took some skill and when he controlled it, he almost beat the team (except for Cap).
  • Jerkass
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: He mounts cybernetic guns on velicoraptors in Savage.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He could be seen as this. He did build the Super-Adaptoid after all, and he almost killed the Avengers with it. That's gotta count for something.
  • Smug Snake: He's got an ego bigger then Tony's and he does have some skill with designing weapons, but he's far from Tony's league.
  • Villains Out Shopping: He starts break-dancing in Savage.

Mojo

Voiced by: Ralph Garman

Intergalactic media mogul and fight promoter. He kidnaps the Hulk to fight in his gladiatorial television show.


  • Big Eater
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: His employees are scared of him, he kidnaps and imprisons his 'stars', yeah he qualifies.
  • Fat Bastard
  • Large Ham: Then again, he is a television broadcaster so this might just be his idea of showmanship.
  • Smug Snake
  • Teleporters and Transporters: How his goons kidnap the Hulk and Hawkeye and how he escapes from them at the end of the episode.
  • Villain Has a Point: He verbally rips Hawkeye a new one by pointing out that he and the Hulk fight over every stupid little thing, causing massive collateral damage in the process, and that he just put what they do naturally every day on live television but somehow he is considered a bad guy. You can tell by Hawkeye's facial reaction that he realize Mojo does have a valid point.
  • Villain Teleportation

Galactus

Voiced by: John Dimaggio

The feared destroyer of planets, who seeks Earth as his latest planetary sized meal.


  • The Dreaded: It is Galactus after all.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Makes Iron Man his Herald, who proceeds to direct Galactus to a planet set to explode soon. The unstable core proves too much energy even for Galactus to handle.
  • The Quiet One: Doesn't speak much during his appearance.

Thanos

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Aaron Reece/Molecule Kid

Voiced by: Daryl Sabara

Son of the supervillian Molecule Man, Aaron Reece has recently acquired his father's invention: a device that allows the user to manipluate non-organic matter on the molecular level. He doesn't want to follow in his dad's footsteps and for most of his debut episode just wants to be left alone. Tony eventually convinces him to join SHIELD and talks Nick Fury into taking him in.


  • Canon Foreigner: He's exclusively created for the show.
  • Cursed with Awesome: The wand only works for him and his dad, and while it's powerful, it's also wrecked his family, sent his dad to prison and put him in AIM, and by extension HYDRA and Red Skull's, crosshairs.
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Reece Sr. invented what Tony Stark rightly called "the invention of the century" and the only thing he could think of using it for was to go on a crime spree.
  • I Am Not My Father
  • In the Hood
  • Reality Warper: He can manipulating matter at its most basic level.
  • Story Breaker Power: How his dad's wand is viewed and treated in universe.

Odin Borson/Franchise/Thor

Voiced by: Frank Welker

The Allfather of the Nine Realms, and the king of Asgard. One of the most powerful beings in the universe, he is also a fair leader to boot. Though he holds no malice towards Midgardians, he believes they are weak and insignificant in the grand scheme of things. He wishes Thor would choose Asgard over Earth.

  • A Day in the Limelight: All Father's Day.
  • Big Eater: Comes with being an Asgardian.
  • Big Good: He may count, being the Allfather and a far more powerful benevolent being than anyone else we've seen thus far.
  • The Cameo: He shows up in the prologue of Planet Doom, and later has a larger role.
  • Defrosting Ice King: No, he's not Laufey, but he's this over the course of Allfather's Day.
  • Did You Just Body Check Odin?!?: Everyone is quite understandably horrified when Hulk knocks him through a wall.
  • Hold Your Hippogriffs: Amusingly, Thor swears by Odin's beard in his presence. Odin himself swears by his beard.
  • Noble Bigot: He holds no real grudge against humanity, but deems them weak and disappointing. Ultimately the team changes his mind in All Father's Day.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: He starts to think better of the Avengers after Hulk hits him.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Despite his temper, he is ultimately this, giving the Avengers the chance to prove themselves.
  • Worthy Opponent: Immediately recognizes Hulk as one, claiming he hasn't been hit so hard since he fought Surtur.

Peter Parker/Spider-Man

Voiced by: Drake Bell

High School Student and SHIELD agent, Peter Parker, a.k.a Spider-Man, is one of the Hulk's best friends.


Impossible Man

Voiced by: Tom Kenny

A bizarre little imp from beyond the stars. Comes to Earth seeking to make a star out of Falcon.


The Guardians of the Galaxy

Voiced by: Chris Cox(Star-Lord) Nika Futterman(Gamora) David Sobolov(Drax) Seth Green(Rocket) Kevin Michael Richardson(Groot)

The galaxy defending crew of Badass mercenaries. The Avengers run into them when Galactus is warped to a far-away planet for consumption.


  • Badass Crew: Obviously.
  • Bash Brothers: Groot is this with Hulk. Hulk even shows Groot a decent level of respect unlike his actions towards Thor or Thing.
  • Cameo / Early-Bird Cameo: Star-Lord makes an early appearance in Mojo World watching Mojo's bloodsport on TV with Impossible Man.
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