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This page lists all the characters in the Marvel Universe who joined The Avengers in the 2010s. Those currently serving on a team mentioned are bolded. Because so many characters became Avengers during this decade, the ones listed here are organized by their era of initial membership.

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Heroic Age recruits

    Sharon Carter 

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Alter Ego: Sharon Carter

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Tales of Suspense #75 (March, 1966)

Inspired by the tales of Captain America and her aunt Margaret, Sharon Carter decided to become an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.


    Spider-Woman 

Spider-Woman

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Alter Ego: Jessica Miriam Drew

Notable Aliases: Arachne, Ariadne Hyde, Hunter

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers, Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight #32 (February, 1977)

Jessica Drew was genetically enhanced and given super-powers by the criminal organization HYDRA, for whom she became an assassin as Spider-Woman. She later reformed and became a SHIELD agent and was also once a member of the Avengers and an Agent of SWORD.


    Valkyrie 

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Alter Ego: Brunnhilde

Notable Aliases: Samantha Parrington, Barbara Norris, Sian Bowen, Annabelle Riggs

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers

First Appearance: The Avengers #83 (December, 1970)

The Asgardian goddess Brunnhilde is one of Asgard's mightiest warriors and the leader of the Valkyrior, Odin's choosers of the slain. Known simply as "Valkyrie" outside of Asgard, she is a long-time member of the Defenders and more recently also a member of the Avengers.


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    Nova 

Nova

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Alter Ego: Richard "Rich" Rider

Notable Aliases: Nova Prime, Kid Nova, Nova #11249-44396, The Human Rocket, Quasar

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Nova #1 (September, 1976)

Richard Rider was a young teenager when he was granted the power of a Nova Centurion. He would have many adventures both on his own and with his peers among the New Warriors; Richard even became a member of the Avengers ever so briefly. He eventually became Nova-Prime, leader of the Nova Corps, where he established himself as a universally cosmic hero of immense power.


See Nova

    Ant-Man III 

Ant-Man III

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Alter Ego: Eric O'Grady

Notable Aliases: Slaying Mantis, Derek Sullivan, G.I. Ant-Man

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Irredeemable Ant-Man #1 (December, 2006)

After stealing prototype Ant-Man armor from SHIELD, Eric O'Grady became the Irredeemable Ant-Man; the world's most unlikable superhero. After spending some time as a member of the Initiative and later the Thunderbolts, Steve Rogers personally chose him for his team of Avengers giving him a chance to redeem himself.


    Iron Fist 

Iron Fist

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Alter Ego: Daniel Thomas "Danny" Rand-K’ai

Notable Aliases: Daredevil, The Living Weapon, Young Dragon, Daniel Thomas Rand, Daniel Rand-Kai

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Marvel Premier #15 (May, 1974)

The latest in a long line of warriors who wielded the power, Danny Rand is the immortal Iron Fist: protector of the mystical city of K'un Lun. He channels the soul of the dragon Shou-Lao making his fists into powerful weapons. He is among the best, if not the best fighter in the Marvel Universe. He has also been a member of The Defenders and the New Avengers.


    Jessica Jones 

Jessica Jones

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Alter Ego: Jessica Campbell Jones Cage

Notable Aliases: Jewel, Knightress, Power Woman

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Alias #1 (November, 2001)

Former private investigator and retired superhero, Jessica is married to Luke Cage and is the mother of Danielle, their infant daughter.


    Noh-Varr 

Noh-Varr

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Notable Aliases: Marvel Boy, Captain Marvel, Protector

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers, Young Avengers

First Appearance: Marvel Boy #1 (August, 2000) note ; Dark Avengers #1 (March, 2009) note ; Ms. Marvel #50 (April, 2010) note 

Noh-Varr was the youngest member of a Kree diplomatic team that was blown out of the sky after reaching Earth. Noh-Varr was the only one who survived. He then vowed vengeance on all mankind but was later tasked with protecting them in the name of the Kree, becoming Captain Marvel and later the Protector. After being forced out of the Avengers, he would then become a part of the Young Avengers.


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    Doctor Strange 

Doctor Strange

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Alter Ego: Stephen Vincent Strange

Notable Aliases: Master of the Mystic Arts, Master of Black Magic, Sorcerer Supreme, Strange, Stephen Sanders, Captain Universe, Vincent Stevens, Void

Team Affiliations: New Avengers

First Appearance: Strange Tales #110 (July, 1963)

Dr. Stephen Strange was once a gifted but egotistical surgeon who sought out the Ancient One to heal his hands after they were wounded in a car accident. Instead, the Ancient One trained him to become Master of the Mystic Arts and the Sorcerer Supreme of Earth.


    Red Hulk 

Red Hulk

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Alter Ego: Thaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk #1 (May, 1962) note ; Hulk #1 (January, 2008) note 

Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross is former U.S. military general. He is father of Bruce Banner's love Betty Ross and was archenemy of the Incredible Hulk. Ross made a deal with villains to be transformed into a Hulk himself. As the ruthless and cunning Red Hulk, he attempted to destroy his nemesis and take control of the country before seeking redemption as an Avenger. After leaving the team,he formed his own group of Thunderbolts with other Anti-Heroes. He was recently depowered by Doctor Green.


Shattered Heroes recruits

    Daredevil 

Daredevil

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Alter Ego: Matthew "Matt" Murdock

Notable Aliases: Man Without Fear, Jack Batlin, Mike Murdock, Scarlet Swashbuckler, God Without Fear

Team Affiliations: New Avengers

First Appearance: Daredevil #1 (April, 1964)

As a child, Matt Murdock was blinded by radioactive waste while trying to save an elderly stranger about to get hit by a truck carrying the dangerous material. In turn, his other senses were heightened to superhuman sharpness and he gained a form of "radar sense". By day, he is a successful trial lawyer; but by night, he guards Hell's Kitchen as Daredevil: the Man Without Fear.


    Storm 

Storm

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Alter Ego: Ororo Munroe

Notable Aliases: Ororo Iquadi T'Challa

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: Giant-Size X-Men #1 (May, 1975)

Gifted with the power to control the elemental forces and energies that govern the weather, ranging from the nervous system and elements present within living beings to planetary atmospheres and the depths of space, Ororo Munroe also known as Storm or The Hadari Yao is an Omega Level Mutant and Wakandan goddess, solidifying her place as one of the strongest members of the X-men and one of the most powerful beings on Earth.


See Storm

    Quake 

Quake

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Alter Ego: Daisy Louise Johnson

Notable Aliases: Quake, Cory Sutter, Gabrielle Wewer, Skye

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers, Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Secret War #2 (July, 2004)

The illegitimate daughter of Mr. Hyde, Quake is one of Nick Fury's most trusted agents, a member of the Avengers, and the leader of the Secret Warriors. Due to her father's experimentation on his gene structure, Daisy was born with her Inhuman powers without having to go through Terrigenesis.


See Quake

    Captain Britain 

Captain Britain

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Alter Ego: Brian Braddock

Notable Aliases: Britannic

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers, The Avengers

First Appearance: Captain Britain #1 (October, 1976)

Chosen by Merlyn, Brian Braddock became Captain Britain: protector of Great Britain and the Omniverse. He is a founding member and leader of Excalibur, twin brother of the X-Man Psylocke, an agent of MI:13, and is currently Captain Avalon.


    Agent Venom 

Agent Venom

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Alter Ego: Eugene "Flash" Thompson

Notable Aliases: Agent Venom, Agent Anti-Venom, Venom Space Knight

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers

First Appearance: Amazing Fantasy #15 (August, 1963) note ; The Amazing Spider-Man #654 (April, 2011) note ; Amazing Spider-Man/Venom: Venom Inc. Alpha #1 (December, 2017) note 

Flash attended the same high school and university as Peter Parker, who would later be known as Spider-Man. He frequently bullied Peter but was actually Spider-Man's greatest fan. In time Flash befriended Peter, becoming a decorated war hero and was bonded to the Venom symbiote. Some time after losing the symbiote, Flash became the new Anti-Venom.


Marvel NOW! recruits

    Havok 

Havok

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Alter Ego: Alexander "Alex" Summers

Notable Aliases: Mutant X, Magistrate Summers, Goblin Prince

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #54 (March, 1969)

Havok is the son of Corsair and brother of Cyclops, and Vulcan, and has led both the Brotherhood, of Mutants, and X-Factor. He also was part of Uncanny Avengers and Starjammers.


    Sunspot 

Sunspot

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Alter Ego: Roberto da Costa

Notable Aliases: Lord Imperial, Black Rook, Black King, Citizen V

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers, Avengers Idea Mechanics (leader), American Intelligence Mechanics

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #4 (September, 1982)

Roberto Da Costa is a mutant with the ability to harness the sun's power, which grants him superhuman strength, speed, and durability. Born in Brazil, Roberto comes from a wealthy family and has been described as brash and quick tempered. Initially a member of the New Mutants, Roberto has since developed a long history with various teams affiliated with both the X-Men and the Avengers. Currently, he is the owner and head of A.I.M.


See Sunspot

    Cannonball 

Cannonball

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Alter Ego: Samuel Zachary "Sam" Guthrie

Notable Aliases: Samson Guthry

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, Avengers Idea Mechanics, American Intelligence Mechanics

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #4 (September, 1982)

Cannonball is a mutant with the ability to propel himself through the air like a human rocket. Over the years, Sam Guthrie has grown from a New Mutant, to the leader of the original X-Force, to a full-fledged member of the X-Men. He's currently a U.S. Avenger.


    Manifold 

Manifold

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Alter Ego: Eden Fesi

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, The Crew, S.W.O.R.D.

First Appearance: Secret Warriors #4 (July, 2009)

A mutant of Australian aboriginal descent with the ability to bend reality and twist space-time for teleportation. Previously under the care and training of the mutant Gateway. Nick Fury initially attempted to recruit him to another one of his "Caterpillar" teams, but Gateway refused. As of the MARVEL NOW! relaunch, he has joined the Avengers under the name of Manifold. Recently joined S.W.O.R.D


    Shang-Chi 

Shang-Chi

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Alter Ego: Shang-Chi

Notable Aliases: Master of Kung-Fu

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, Secret Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Special Marvel Edition #15 (December, 1973)

Shang-Chi is the son of a sinister Chinese mastermind. He was raised and trained in the martial arts by his father and his instructors. A spy, a romantic, a philosopher and an Avenger. As one of the best martial artists in the Marvel universe, Shang chooses to use his talents to fight evil and defend the innocent.


    Captain Universe 

Captain Universe

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Alter Ego: Tamara Devoux

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers (Vol. 5) #1 (February, 2013)

The current Captain Universe, she was granted her power after a car crash and was recruited into the Avengers.


    Smasher 

Smasher

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Alter Ego: Isabel "Izzy" Kane

Notable Aliases: Messenger

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers (Vol. 5) #1 (February, 2013)

The newest member of the Avengers and the first human member of the Shi'ar Imperial Guard.


  • Action Mom: Has a son with Cannonball.
  • Alternate Company Equivalent: Inverted as she is the Distaff Counterpart legacy of a character based around the Legion of Super-Heroes character, Ultra Boy.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: During the events of the opening story arc of the series Avengers World, She gets better.
  • Eye Beams
  • Flying Brick
  • Legacy Character: She is the fifth character shown to hold the title of Smasher in the Marvel Universe.
    • She's also the granddaughter of a Golden Age hero. Originally Dan Dare but it was in later printings of her origin issue and other stories that was a Retcon to a Marvel Golden Age hero, Dan Kane, known as Captain Terror.
  • The Nth Doctor: Despite being the 5th named character, Izzy's origin shows that at any given time there are 1000s different 'subguardians' active at anytime working toward eventually taking over a 'Superguardian' title (such as Smasher) and join the main branch of the Imperial Guard.
  • Token Human: She's currently the only human on the Shi'ar's Imperial Guard.

    Hyperion 

Hyperion

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Alter Ego: Marcus "Marc" Milton

Notable Aliases: Sun-God, Caretaker, Father, Hype, The Sun

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers Vol 5. #1 (2012)

An incarnation of Hyperion from Earth-13034, he was brought into Earth-616 when he was saved from his dying universe by A.I.M., who intended to use him for their atypical generic evil plots. It is revealed in his origin issue that this Hyperion's Earth was destroyed by a universal incursion, a problem that the Illuminati where dealing with in New Avengers. Hyperion was liberated by the Avengers and afterwards was offered to become a member of the team. Hyperion accepted the Avengers' offer to join their ranks and subsequently joined the team to battle the Garden.


  • Alternate Company Equivalent: For Superman.
  • Alternate Self: He's a different version of Hyperion from the one the team has previously encountered. He had his own version of the Squadron Supreme, but they all died when his universe was destroyed.
  • Badass Beard: Grows one during the Time Skip in Avengers and New Avengers.
  • Badass in Distress: After his universe was destroyed, he was captured by AIM, until Cap, Thor and Iron Man rescued him.
  • Bash Brothers: Forms this sort of relationship with Thor.
  • Eye Beams
  • Eye Scream: On the receiving end from a Beyonder.
  • Flying Brick
  • Innocently Insensitive: He's not too good with regular people, as demonstrated when he attempted to calm a police officer, and just sounded weird.
  • Killed Off for Real: Apparently, in Time Runs Out. He appears to have gotten better after Secret Wars (2015).
  • Knight Templar: Has shades of it.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: He's a Superman Expy. It's a given. One supervillain tries to shoot him with a ray-gun capable of melting almost anything. Hyperion isn't even singed. Then he tries a sonic cannon. Doesn't do a thing. Then a last-ditch missile. His cape gets torn, but that's it.
  • Papa Wolf: He's very protective of the zebra-children that live in the Savage Land. And children in general. When the Melter kidnaps a little boy, he's incredibly pissed.
  • Sole Survivor: Of not only his original home world but of his entire home universe.
  • Super Strength
  • Void Between the Worlds: Where AIM found him After the destruction of his home universe.
  • Warrior Therapist: During a Hyperion focused issue he literally talks a child kidnapper armed with a Death Ray down instead of throwing a single punch.

    Rogue 

Rogue

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Alter Ego: Anna Marie

Notable Aliases: Anna Marie LeBeau, Anna Raven

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad (field leader)

First Appearance: Avengers Annual #10 (October, 1981)

The adopted daughter of Mystique, Rogue was once a member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Now reformed, Rogue has become a veteran member of the X-Men.


See Rogue

    Sunfire 

Sunfire

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Alter Ego: Shiro Yoshida

Notable Aliases: Famine

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: X-Men #64 (January, 1970)

Sunfire is a Japan mutant who converts solar radiation into plasma. After getting possessed by Apocalypse, he was stripped of his glory . He later served as a member in Uncanny Avengers.


    Victor Mancha 

Victor Mancha

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Alter Ego: Victor Mancha

Notable Aliases: Victorious, Kid Ultron, Victron, Kid Justice

Team Affiliations: Avengers A.I.

First Appearance: Runaways (Vol. 2) #1 (April, 2005)

Victor is a cyborg created by the villain Ultron and a member of the Runaways. He was also part of Avengers A.I. team.


    Doombot 

Doombot

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Notable Aliases: Doctor Doom, Doom, Doomguy, "His Righteous Majesty von Doom! First of his Name! Rightful Lord of Earth!" (incomplete full title), Tin Man, Victor von Doom

Team Affiliations: Avengers A.I.

First Appearance: Age of Ultron #10A.I

A robot with the personality of Doctor Doom programmed to attack New York City during Civil War, he was defeated by the Avengers and kept in Hank Pym's lab. In the aftermath of Age of Ultron, he was given the chance to redeem himself.


Infinity recruits

    Abyss 

Abyss

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Alter Ego: Abyss

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers (Vol. 5) #1 (2012)

A member of The Garden and an avatar of creation, Abyss is an enemy of the Avengers. She plans to recreate Earth in a new vision and possesses the power of mind manipulation. She was ordered by Captain Universe to join the Avengers.


    Ex Nihilo 

Ex Nihilo

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Alter Ego: Ex Nihilo

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers (Vol. 5) #1 (February, 2013)

A member of The Garden, Ex Nihilo is an avatar of creation and a former enemy of the Avengers. He plans to terraform worlds, including Earth, and create his own species to populate them. He and Abyss were ordered to join the Avengers by Captain Universe.


  • Affably Evil
  • Brother–Sister Team: With Abyss.
  • Evilutionary Biologist: Of the cosmic type, he and his sister Abyss have been traveling from world to world evolving species that they deemed worthy of evolution. But he's not evil, per se. Just misguided. Once Captain Universe tells him to stop destroying worlds, he agrees.
  • Eye Beams: Fires one from the third eye on his forehead.
  • Heel–Face Turn
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Alongside Abyss and the rest of the Ex Nihilii, turning a Beyonder into a tree.
  • Hostile Terraforming: Attempts to do this to the Earth, drawing the attention of the Avengers.
  • Horned Humanoid: Sports two large uneven horns.
  • Jumped at the Call: After being informed that Captain Universe wanted him to join the team, Captain America asked if he had it in him to be an Avenger, he drew a line through the omega on his chest turning it into an A.
  • Large Ham: He's very jovial and bombastic, and almost never seen without a smile on his face.
  • Meaningful Name: His name in Latin means out of nothing.
  • Power Up Full Color Change: Changes from gold to black when using his powers offensively or enraged.
  • Third Eye: Has another eye on his forehead.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Aleph, his father-figures, exists to destroy planets that the Builders no longer consider worthy. Ex Nihilo's attempt to terraform Earth was a last ditch effort to avoid doing this.

    Nightmask 

Nightmask

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Alter Ego: Adam Blackveil

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers (Vol. 5) #3 (March, 2013) note ; Avengers (Vol. 5) #6 (April, 2013) note 

An artificial human created by Ex Nihilo who was endowed with cosmic powers by the White Event.


  • Artificial Human: He was created on Mars by Ex Nihilo to be the new Adam to the new race of humans that would come to inherit the earth.
  • Harbinger of Impending Doom: After his birth he tries to warn everyone of the approaching White Event, unfortunately for him no one could understand a single word that he was saying.
  • Merlin Sickness: As of the eight month time jump he's aging in reverse, looking more like a teenager than the full grown adult he was when he was born on Mars. This is because he's part of a universal system that's broken, meaning he de-ages every time he uses his powers. It eventually kills him, though he eventually gets better.
  • Power Tattoo: The glowing crescent moon glyph on his forehead.
  • Really Was Born Yesterday: A fact which gets lampshaded on occasion.
  • Those Two Guys: Ends up in this dynamic with Star Brand once they meet.
  • The Unintelligible: He spoke only in builder code, at least until Captain Universe gave him the ability to speak English.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Most of the time he doesn't wear a shirt.

    Starbrand 

Starbrand

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Alter Ego: Kevin Connor

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers

First Appearance: Avengers Vol 5 #7 (May, 2013)

A young man who receives the Star Brand and winds up with more power than he knows what to do with.


  • Artifact of Doom: The Star Brand, which gives it's wielder the power enough to destroy a world.
  • Death by Origin Story: Inadvertently caused the deaths of everyone in his college when he received the Star Brand.
  • Flying Brick: The Star Brand effectively turns him into one of these, though one powerful enough to defend an entire planet.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: His early use of the Star Brand resulted in a lot of trouble.
  • Legacy Character: Kinda-sorta. The Star Brand's been around since The New Universe and caused a lot of trouble when it showed up in the MU proper 15+ years ago.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: The Star Brand is one of the most powerful weapons in existence, and the White Events are designed to confer these powers on beings who are properly suited to use that power. This White Event went wrong, but Kevin seems to be doing fine with the power he's got. Usually.
  • Power Tattoo: The aforementioned Star Brand.
  • Power Up Full Color Change: When he interfaces with the Earth as a last-ditch move, the color of his uniform (which was created by his powers) permanently changes from red to blue.
  • Super Loser: He originally was an adorkable, socially awkward, scrawy dweeb that everyone mostly ignored. After he gets almost unlimited power he's still pretty much an adorkable, socially awkward, scrawy dweeb that everyone mostly ignores.
  • Superpower Lottery: Like you wouldn't believe.
  • Super Senses: After a time, the Star Brand begins to give him these. He can -> See atoms merging.
  • Super Strength: Strong enough to punch the Hulk into orbit, and a blow from Mjolnir doesn't even phase him. And that's just when he starts off.
  • Taking You with Me: To a Beyonder. Albeit not willingly.

    Alexis the Protector 

Alexis the Protector

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Alter Ego: Alexis

Notable Aliases: The Protector

Team Affiliations: Avengers A.I.

First Appearance: Age of Ultron #10 (August, 2013)

A highly advanced artificial intelligence from the Diamond, inhabiting the most advanced robot body on Earth.


  • Cain and Abel: Her relationship with Dimitrios could be thought of as such, both were born from the virus that Hank Pym created to destroy Ultron.
  • Blue Is Heroic: Her bodysuit is mostly blue.
  • Dark-Skinned Blond: Has dark skin and blonde hair.
  • Flight
  • Flying Brick: As an artificial being she's much more durable than any human, she also possess super strength and the ability to fly.
  • Hand Blast: Can Fire blast of purple energy from her fists.
  • Identity Amnesia: When she was first found, she had no memory of who or what she was.
  • My Future Self and Me: Has met two future versions of herself that helped her get past the mental blocks placed on her by Dimitrios.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Purple eyes which indicate she's not human.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Compared to most of the other A.I. beings in the diamond Alexis is ancient, being one of the original first six A.I. that evolved from the diamond.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot
  • Seers: Seems to have some type of precognitive ability.
  • Super Strength: Shown lifting a piece of a giant sentinel overhead with one arm.
  • Tangled Family Tree: She's technically one of Pym's artificial grandchildren, since he was the creator of the virus that spawned the diamond and her and the other five original AI. This also makes her and Dimitrios 'cousins' to Vision, Jocasta, and Victor.

    Blade 

Blade

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Alter Ego: Eric Brooks

Notable Aliases: The Daywalker, Frank Blade, Switch Blade, Spider Hero, Ronin

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers

First Appearance: Tomb of Dracula #10 (July, 1973) note ; Mighty Avengers (Vol. 2) #1 (November, 2013) note ; Mighty Avengers (Vol. 2) #4.INH (February, 2014) note 

A human-vampire hybrid with all the strengths but none of the weaknesses of a traditional vampire, Blade has dedicated his life to destroying the occult world of vampires and all who associate with them.


See Blade

    Blue Marvel 

Blue Marvel

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Alter Ego: Adam Bernard Brashear

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers, The Ultimates

First Appearance: Adam: Legends of the Blue Marvel #1 (January, 2009)

When Adam discovered his super-powers, he fashioned a secret identity with which to protect his country, and became Blue Marvel. He served as a hero for years, and was one of the most popular heroes of his time. Adam was pressured by the government to retire, because of how much power he had and for being black. He was forced out of retirement to face his greatest foe and former best friend, Anti-Man.


    Power Man II 

Power Man II

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Alter Ego: Victor Alvarez

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers, Avengers Idea Mechanics

First Appearance: Dark Reign: The List - Daredevil #1 (November, 2009) note ; Shadowland: Power Man #1 (October, 2010) note 

Victor Alvarez is a young chi wielding hero with a short fuse. After discovering his abilities, he became a self employed Hero for Hire and dubbed himself "Power Man." Following the events of Shadowland, Power Man became an under study of Iron Fist. He later enrolled and graduated from the Avengers Academy.


    White Tiger V 

White Tiger V

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Alter Ego: Ava Ayala

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers, Avengers Idea Mechanics

First Appearance: Avengers Academy #20 (December, 2011)

Ava Ayala is the younger sister of Hector Ayala (the original White Tiger) and the aunt of the former White Tiger (Angela Del Toro). She is an Avengers Academy graduate, and the current wielder of the mystical Jade Tiger Amulet.


Avengers NOW! recruits

    Kaluu 

Kaluu

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Alter Ego: Kaluu

Team Affiliations: Mighty Avengers

First Appearance: Strange Tales #147 (August, 1966)

A powerful black magician and peer of the Ancient One, Kaluu is also a sometimes-ally of Dr. Strange.


    Nova II 

Nova II

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Alter Ego: Samuel "Sam" Alexander

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, (All-New, All-Different) Avengers

First Appearance: Marvel Point One #1 (November, 2011) note ; Nova (Vol. 5) #1 (April, 2013) note 

Sam Alexander is a Nova Centurion and a member of the Nova Corps, an intergalactic peacekeeping force. He is also a member of the Avengers and the latest incarnation of Champions.


See Nova

    Brother Voodoo 

Brother Voodoo

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Alter Ego: Jericho Drumm

Notable Aliases: Doctor Voodoo, Sorcerer Supreme, Houngan Supreme, Lord of the Loa, He-Who-Has-Died-Twice, Voodoo Lord; Master of All Reptiles, the Voudoun, and the Spirit World

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: Strange Tales #169 (September, 1973)

Born in Haiti, Jericho Drumm left for America to become a Doctor. One day he received word that his brother was dying because of a Voodoo Curse. He got revenge by learning Voodoo from Papa Jambo. Recently made the new Sorcerer Supreme, he is now known as Doctor Voodoo.


All-New, All-Different Marvel recruits

    Thor III 

Thor III

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Alter Ego: Jane Foster

Team Affiliations: (All-New, All-Different) Avengers, The Avengers

First Appearance: Journey into Mystery #84 (September, 1962) note ; Thor (Vol. 4) #1 (October, 2014) note 

A nurse who assisted Thor (disguised as Dr. Donald Blake) and eventually fell in love with him. Despite being diagnosed with breast cancer, she took up the mantle of Thor when he was no longer deemed worthy, and eventually became the new Valkyrie.


    Ms. Marvel IV 

Ms. Marvel IV

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Alter Ego: Kamala Khan

Team Affiliations: (All-New, All-Different) Avengers

First Appearance: Captain Marvel #14 (August, 2013) note  / All-New Marvel NOW! Point One #1.NOW (March, 2014) note 

A polymorphic Muslim Pakistani-American teenager from New Jersey. She becomes the newest holder of the Ms. Marvel identity. She is the Inhuman leader and one of the founding members of the adolescent superhero team the champions.


    Spider-Man II 

Spider-Man II

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Alter Ego: Miles Gonzalo Morales

Notable Aliases: Kid Arachnid, Spy-D, Captain Universe

Team Affiliations: (All-New, All-Different) Avengers

First Appearance: Ultimate Fallout #4 (August, 2011)

Originally created in the Ultimate Universe, this version of Spider-Man is a 16 year old kid named Miles Morales from Brooklyn who takes on the Spider-Man identity after Peter Parker's death. Miles discovers spider powers of his own after he was bitten by a spider 11 months before Peter's death, and uses these powers to be the best superhero he can be. Currently, Miles lives in the main Marvel Universe and is a member of the Champions.


    Deadpool 

Deadpool

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Alter Ego: Wade Winston Wilson

Notable Aliases: Merc with a Mouth, Regenerating Degenerate, Deady-Pool, Jack, Wade T. Wilson, Mithras, Johnny Silvini, Thom Cruz, Hulkpool, Wildcard, Zenpool, Weapon XI

Team Affiliations: Astonishing Avengers (As Zenpool), Avengers Unity Squad, Great Lakes Avengers

First Appearance: The New Mutants #98 (February, 1991)

Wade Wilson is a former test subject of the Weapon X program, where he received his regenerative healing factor through the scientific experiments conducted upon him. Deadpool's powers and personality traits combine to make a wild, mentally unstable, and unpredictable mercenary. Deadpool has been a member of X-Force and the Thunderbolts, and a self-professed member of the X-Men and the Avengers. The "Merc with a Mouth" is infamous for breaking the fourth wall.


    Synapse 

Synapse

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Alter Ego: Emily Guerrero

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: Uncanny Avengers (Vol. 3) #1 (December, 2015)

An original character introduced in the post-Secret Wars run of Uncanny Avengers, Synapse represents Inhumans on the Unity Squad. Her powers allow her to telepathically link the people around her for instant communication, put other people to sleep, and -> See through other living creatures' eyes.


  • Archnemesis Dad: A variant; her grandfather's Terrigenesis drove him insane, and he became the Gaia's Vengeance-themed Well-Intentioned Extremist known as the Shredded Man.
  • Living Lie Detector: Under Cable's tutelage, Synapse realized that she has a synaesthetic reaction to other people's thoughts. When someone is telling the truth, she registers it as smelling like seaweed, while lies smell like strawberries.
  • Only Sane Man: Synapse is not a fan of the Terrigen Clouds and thinks the Inhumans are not doing enough to help stop the problems they cause. In issue #6 of Uncanny Avengers volume 3, she calls out Medusa to her face on the fact that the Shredded Man would never have become so dangerous if the Inhumans hadn't carelessly unleashed the Terrigen Clouds, and advocates the Inhumans burn the Clouds out of the atmosphere before they do any more harm.
  • Telepathy: Distinguished by it being presented less as interacting with minds but more remotely interfacing with animal nervous systems and biology connected to it.
  • Token Minority: She's the only Inhuman member on the team.

    Human Torch 

Human Torch

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Alter Ego: Jonathan Lowell Spencer "Johnny" Storm

Notable Aliases: Invisible Man

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: The Fantastic Four #1 (November, 1961)

The second most powerful member of the Fantastic Four and the younger brother of Sue Richards. Due to an accident caused by cosmic radiation in space, he can manipulate fire, turn his entire body into it and fly. While Johnny is known for his impetuous and sometimes reckless nature, he is also a loyal friend and fearless hero.


    Cable 

Cable

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Alter Ego: Nathan Christopher Charles Summers

Notable Aliases: Nathan Winters, Nathan Dayspring, Askani'son, Soldier X, Chosen One, Traveler

Team Affiliations: Avengers Unity Squad

First Appearance: The Uncanny X-Men #201 (January, 1986) note ; The New Mutants #87 (March, 1990) note 

The once-mysterious Cable (a.k.a. Nathan Summers) is Cyclops' time-traveling son who was infected with the deadly techno-organic virus during his infancy, which he keeps at bay using his advanced psionic powers. At one time a founding member and leader of the militant team called X-Force, previously known as the New Mutants, Cable takes the aimless youths under his wing and whips them into fighting shape in order to prepare them for future threats.


See Cable

    The Wasp III 

The Wasp III

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Alter Ego: Nadia van Dyne

Notable Aliases: Nadia Pym

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: Free Comic Book Day (Vol. 2016) #Civil War II (May, 2016)

Daughter of Hank Pym and his first wife, Maria Trovaya. After escaping from the Red Room, she decided to use the alias of the Wasp.


Fresh Start recruits

    Ghost Rider V 

Ghost Rider V

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Alter Ego: Roberto "Robbie" Reyes

Notable Aliases: Skeleton Driver, Robot Racer, La Leyenda, The Hellcharger

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

First Appearance: All-New Ghost Rider #1 (March, 2014)

A talented young mechanic with a penchant for anything with an engine and electronic music, but above all else he loves his little brother Gabe. When his plan to get Gabe out of East L.A. goes fatally awry, he is resurrected by the Spirit of Eli Morrow into the supernatural being, the All-New Ghost Rider!



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