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    Sersi 

Sersi

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Notable Aliases: Circe, Sylvia Sersy, Mesmer, Sorceress

First Appearance: Strange Tales #109 (June, 1963) note ; The Eternals #3 (September, 1976) note 

Team Affiliations: The Eternals, The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #314 (February, 1990)

See The Eternals for more info.


    Stingray 

Stingray

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Alter Ego: Dr. Walter Newell

Notable Aliases: Deadpool

First Appearance: Tales to Astonish #95 (September, 1967) note ; Sub-Mariner #19 (November, 1969) note 

Team Affiliations: Secret Avengers, Doctor Doom's Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #319 (July, 1990)

Walter Newell is an oceanographer and reluctant superhero. He invented his Stingray armor as both a deep-sea exploration tool and a superhero costume. He became an associate and honorary member of the Avengers by offering them his artificial island as a base.


  • Action Dad: He's the father of two sons and two daughters and a superhero.
  • Animal Theme Naming: He took the name Stingray after basing some of its design on manta rays.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Dr. Newell is a brilliant engineer and inventor constructing advanced equipment and machinery for his experiments in the ocean.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Namor beat him to near death for trying to stop him from forcefully drafting Tiger Shark to his team of Defenders of the Deep.
  • Not Quite Flight: His gliding ability.
  • One Degree of Separation: His wife Diane Arliss is the sister of Todd Arliss/Tiger Shark, a well known foe of Namor and member of the Masters of Evil.
  • Powered Armor: Newell uses specialized armor originally designed for underwater exploration. The suit can safely operate in depths up to 1200 feet. It has a unique oxygen diffusion system based on fish gills. The suit grants Newell superhuman strength and durability to handle underwater conditions. The suit is able to swim at high speeds underwater and can also glide when not in water. It has an electric blast as weapon.
  • Red Is Heroic: His armor is mostly red with some black and white.
  • Required Secondary Powers: The suit was mainly made for underwater use, but the suit's gliding ability, electric attacks and enhanced strength aid him on dry land.
  • Shock and Awe: The main weapon of his armor is a potent electric blast.

    Spider-Man 

Spider-Man

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Alter Ego: Peter Benjamin Parker

Notable Aliases: Bombastic Bag-Man, Ricochet, Dusk, Prodigy, Hornet, Ben Reilly, Scarlet Spider, Captain Universe, Liar

First Appearance: Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, New Avengers, Mighty Avengers, Secret Avengers, Uncanny Avengers, Fantastic Four, The Defenders, Future Foundation, Daily Bugle, Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, League of Realms, S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Army / Web-Warriors

Joined In: Avengers #329 (February 1991)

See the Spider-Man page for more info.


    Sandman 

Sandman

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Alter Ego: William Baker

Notable Aliases: Flint Marko, Sylvester Mann, the Quarryman

First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man #4 (September, 1963)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #329 (February, 1991) (Reserve Substitute)

See the Spider-Man Central Rogues Gallery page for more info.


    Rage 

Rage

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Alter Ego: Elvin Daryl Haliday

First Appearance: The Avengers #326 (November, 1990)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #329 (February, 1991) (Reserve Substitute)

At age 13, Elvin Haliday was exposed to toxic waste after hiding from bullies that attacked him for being in their neighborhood. Returning to his grandmother's home, Elvin was nursed back to health. The chemicals caused Elvin's teenage body to grow into adulthood in a matter of weeks, but also endowed him with superhuman strength, speed, and stamina. Encouraged by his grandmother to use his newfound abilities for good, Elvin adopted a costume and name: Rage.


  • Angry Black Man: In their first encounter, Rage scolded Captain America for the team's lack of any black members.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: He was the big guy to Speedball's little guy.
  • Blood Knight: Picked a fight with Professor Hulk. He got humiliated.
  • Cool Mask: Wears a white one based on a luchador mask.
  • Dark Age of Supernames: His name just screams a Young Blood name in the making.
  • In a Single Bound: Able to use his enhanced strength to leap great distances.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Extremely strong, quick, durable and full of stamina. In his first appearance, Rage was shown outrunning a speeding subway train.
  • Manchild: Literally, at first. He was a 14 year old boy in the body of an adult man.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Has superhuman durability and resistance to physical injury.
  • Parental Abandonment: He was an orphaned child and raised by his grandmother until she was murdered by Poison Memories gangsters. This led to Rage going after the gangsters and brutally snapping the neck of the gang leader as a result.
  • Raised by Grandparents: Elvin was raised by his grandmother until she was killed by Poison Memories gang.
  • Super Strength: He can lift on average 75 tons, but when angered he can lift past 100 tons.
  • Toxic Waste Can Do Anything: At age 13, Elvin Haliday was exposed to toxic waste after coming home from basketball practice. Returning to his grandmother's home, he was nursed back to health. The chemicals caused Elvin's teenage body to grow into adulthood in a matter of weeks, but also endowed him with superhuman strength, speed, and stamina. Encouraged by his grandmother to use his newfound abilities for good, Elvin adopted a costume and name: Rage.
  • Younger Than They Look: Youngest person to ever join the Avengers at 14. When the other members found out he was a minor, he was given probationary status, then demoted to becoming a member of the New Warriors when he helped them steal a Quinjet to help them on a mission.
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    Machine Man 

Machine Man

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Alter Ego: Aaron Stack (legal name), Z2P45-9-X-51 (model number)

Notable Aliases: Agent Stack, Clanky, Jack Kubrick, Machine Manwoman, Machiney Machine Sentinel, Metal Human, Metal Demon, Mister Machine, robot-face, Sentinel Supreme, Sir MacHinery, X-51

First Appearance: 2001: A Space Odyssey #8 (July, 1977)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, West Coast Avengers, Secret Avengers

Joined In: Avengers West Coast #69 (April, 1991)

The sole surviving robot of a government project, X-51 also had the benefits of humanity by being raised as a son by Dr. Abel Stack. Dubbed "Machine Man", he became a superhero and later an Avenger until being corrupted by Sentinel technology and developing a strong dislike for humans.


    Living Lightning 

Living Lightning

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Alter Ego: Miguel Santos

Notable Aliases: Lightning, Relampago Vivo

First Appearance: Avengers West Coast #63 (October, 1990)

Team Affiliations: West Coast Avengers, Secret Avengers

Joined In: Avengers West Coast Vol. 2 #74 (September, 1991)

Miguel Santos became Living Lightning, a being of electric energy after investigating one of his terrorist father's illegal experiments to seize control of the country. After a brief career as a misguided villain, Living Lightning became a member of the Avengers until eventually retiring from the team to enroll in college. Living Lightning remains active as a hero, balancing college work with heroism and is currently a member of the Rangers.


  • Coming-Out Story: During his tenure in the West Coast Avengers, Miguel dated women. Later, though, Miguel was approached by members of the Great Lakes Avengers, who hoped to recruit them for their team. When he heard the team's acronym (GLA), Miguel mistook them for the Gay/Lesbian Alliance and inadvertently revealed that he was gay to GLA member Flatman. Followed by...
    • Straight Gay: Miguel does not display any stereotypical gay tendencies.
    • Camp Gay: ...except for a brief moment in Avengers: No Surrender, when he calmly tells the Grandmaster:
      Lightning: "Oh, honey. I don't play."
  • Flight: Lightning has the ability to transform his body into electrical plasma, in which form he can fly at sub-light speed.
  • One Steve Limit: By the time of Avengers: No Surrender, he's changed his name simply to "Lightning", as he kept getting mistaken for the Living Laser.
  • Shock and Awe: Lightning has the ability to transform his body into electrical plasma, in which form he can fly at sub-light speed, generate electrical power as shocks or bolts, and surround himself with a protective electrical force field.
  • Super Speed: Lightning has the ability to transform his body into electrical plasma, in which form he can fly at sub-light speed.

    Spider-Woman II 

Spider-Woman II

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Alter Ego: Julia Eugenia Cornwall Carpenter

Notable Aliases: Arachne, Madame Web

First Appearance: Secret Wars Vol. 1 #6 (October, 1984, in the shadows); Secret Wars Vol. 1 #7 (November, 1984, full appearance)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, West Coast Avengers, Secret Avengers

Joined In: Avengers West Coast Vol. 2 #74 (September, 1991)

See the Spider-Woman page for more info.


    Crystal 

Crystal

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Alter Ego: Crystalia Amaquelin

Notable Aliases: The People's Princess, Crystalia Amaquelin-Maximoff

First Appearance: Fantastic Four #45 (December, 1965)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #343 (January, 1992)

See The Inhumans page for more info.


    Thunderstrike 

Thunderstrike

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Alter Ego: Eric Kevin Masterson

Notable Aliases: Thor II

First Appearance: Thor Vol. 1 #391 (May, 1988)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers #343 (January, 1992)

See The Mighty Thor Mortals for more info.


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    Darkhawk 

Darkhawk

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Alter Ego: Christopher "Chris" Powell

Notable Aliases: The Powell, Falconer, Edge-Man

First Appearance: Darkhawk #1 (March, 1991)

Team Affiliations: West Coast Avengers

Joined In: Avengers West Coast #94 (May, 1993)

See the Darkhawk page for more info.


    Justice 

Justice

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Alter Ego: Vance Astrovik

Notable Aliases: Justice, Marvel Boy, Manglin' John Mahoney, Marvel Man, The Astounding Astrovik, Squire Justice, Super Tights

First Appearance: Giant-Size Defenders #5 (July, 1975)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers, Secret Avengers

Joined In: Avengers Vol. 3 #4 (May 1998)

See the New Warriors page for more info.


    Firestar 

Firestar

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Alter Ego: Angelica "Angel" Jones

First Appearance: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends #1 (December, 1981)

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Joined In: Avengers Vol. 3 #4 (May, 1998)

See the New Warriors page for more info.



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