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     Pepper Potts 

Virginia "Pepper" Potts

Voiced by: Dawn Olivieri
First appearance: "Iron Man is Born!" (Micro-Episode: "Iron Man is Born!")

Tony Stark's secretary and close friend. True to form, she worries about Tony's safety when he battles super-villains as Iron Man. After the forming of the Avengers, she assists The Team as well. Eventually, she develops concern about Tony caring more about super-heroism than the status of Stark Industries.


  • Action Girl: She beats up AIM's Scientist Supreme by herself.
    Pepper: I expect this to be reflected in my bonus.
    Tony: Done.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When she's held hostage by the Scientist Supreme, she proves she's just as snarky as Tony.
  • George Jetson Job Security: Tony fires Pepper in one of the comics after she tries in vain to make him rest out his chicken pox, instead of fight Unicorn. After Tony defeats Unicorn, he pulls Pepper out of the safety room, and begs her to come back.
  • Ship Tease: She has a couple moments Tony that hint they could be more than friends.

     J.A.R.V.I.S. 

J.A.R.V.I.S.

Voiced by: Phil LaMarr
First appearance: "Iron Man is Born!" (Micro-Episode: "Iron Man is Born!")

Tony Stark's personal AI, which assists him in controlling the armor. J.A.R.V.I.S. is also hooked into the Avengers mansion, assisting the team with whatever they need.


  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Subverted, even when Ultron takes over the mansion J.A.R.V.I.S. still tries to help but is left powerless.
  • Canon Immigrant: He's based off of the AI J.A.R.V.I.S. from the films, rather than the human butler from the comics. The producers have said that it'd still be possible to use the original, though, during one of Marvel's live blogs.
  • Expy: Of both the original Edwin Jarvis from the comics and the AI HOMER from the original Iron Man animated series.
  • The Jeeves: He becomes one once he's set up to help run the mansion.
  • Servile Snarker: Manages to follow in his comic counterpart's footsteps, despite not being an actual butler. Or a human-being.
  • Smart House: And Thor finds it disturbing.
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     Jane Foster 

Dr. Jane Foster

Voiced by: Kari Wahlgren
First appearance: "Thor the Mighty" (Micro-Episode: "Thor the Mighty")

Thor: You intrigue me. Mortal lives, they are so fragile, yet you do not seem to accept that.
Jane: Would you?
Thor: Nay.

An EMT, Jane Foster is one of the brave few willing to take crises involving the numerous super-villains crawling out of the woodwork. She's attracted the attention of Thor, whose taken with her bravery in the face of such extraordinary events.


  • Adaptational Job Change: In the comics, Jane was a nurse and doctor of ontology. In the show, she is an EMT.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Amora the Enchantress' Veronica (and the two share the same voice actress even!)
  • Combat Medic: She's an EMT prone to running into superhero battles.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: With Thor, at least in season 1.
    • Ship Sinking: After Jane and Janet van barely survive an attack from Vision, Janet warns Jane that continuing to date a superhero might endanger her. Jane never appears in the series again after this, so she may have heeded the advice.
  • Women Are Wiser: For Thor, helping him to understand his responsibility to Asgard in very human terms.

     Odin 

Odin

Voiced by: Clancy Brown
First appearance: "Thor the Mighty" (Micro-Episode: "The Siege of Asgard")

Ruler of Asgard. He initially objects to Thor, his son, leaving Asgard to fight evil on Midgard. Odin also fathered Loki, who eventually turned against him for lying about his past.


  • Badass Baritone: He's voiced by Clancy Brown, after all.
  • Papa Wolf: Threatened Beta Ray Bill that he would kill him if he'd harmed Thor.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He's indicated to have put up with a lot from Loki before exiling him to the Isle of Silence, and while he ultimately resorts to extreme measures (trapping him at the bottom of the World Tree with Jormungand dripping poison into his eyes), he only does so after Loki nearly destroys all Nine Realms. Moreover, while he initially credits Thor with saving Asgard and the Nine Realms, when Thor demurs and reveals that the Avengers saved him, and Asgard and the Nine Realms, he directs his congratulations to them, referring to them as, "the mightiest heroes in the Nine Realms."

     Henry Peter Gyrich 

Henry Peter Gyrich

Voiced by: Jim Ward
First appearance: "Welcome to the Kree Empire" The real Gyrich might have made his first appearance in "Prisoner of War" instead.

The government liaison for SWORD. He Or possibly his Skrull was sent to Damocles base to investigate SWORD.


  • Dirty Coward: Tells Cap that he's authorizing him to sacrifice any of the Skrull prisoners if need be to save him.
  • Distressed Dude: After the Skrulls captured him.

     Cassie Lang 

Cassie Lang

First appearance: "To Steal an Ant-Man"

The young daughter of Scott Lang, the second Ant-Man.


  • Damsel in Distress: Crossfire holds Cassie hostage in order to get Scott to turn in his share of the money he stole (which Scott already gave to Cassie's doctor).
  • Deliberately Cute Child: She is voiced by Colleen O'Shaughnessey after all (who is the voice of the Wasp).
  • Disney Death: Hank shoots a Pym Disc at Cassie to protect her from Crossfire. She appears to vanish into a subatomic level, like the money Scott tried to steal using these discs, but fortunately, Hank used an improved model. Cassie turns small enough to hide from Crossfire, but miniaturized Scott still manages to find her and turn her back to her normal size.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Scott shows Hank and the Heroes For Hire a picture of Cassie with her hair styled in this.
  • Magic Pants: Like Scott, her clothes change size along with her.
  • Wasn't That Fun?: After being shrunk and returned to normal size she asks "Dad, can we do that again?"

     J. Jonah Jameson 

J. Jonah Jameson

Voiced by: J. K. Simmonsnote 
First appearance: "Along Came a Spider"

The publisher of the Daily Bugle.


  • Alliterative Name: In triplicate, seeing that his first, middle, and last names all start with J.
  • Da Editor: Of the Daily Bugle.
  • The Real Heroes: He complains to Tony that one reason for his smear campaigns against superheroes is that they're all vigilantes, instead of people like astronauts, police officers, firemen, or newspaper editors.
  • Jerkass: As always, J. Jonah Jameson is a prejudiced jerk who uses any excuse he can to put down Spider-Man.
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     Betty Brant 

Betty Brant

Voiced by: Grey DeLisle
First appearance: "Along Came a Spider"

A reporter for the Daily Bugle.



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