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The Avengers is a team of superheroes in the universe. Over the years it has featured a large number of characters in a variety of combinations. Characters in bold are currently active on the Avengers, Young Avengers, Secret Avengers, Avengers Academy, Mighty Avengers, Avengers A.I., and/or Uncanny Avengers teams.

Founding members

All of these members helped form the team in The Avengers vol 1 #1 (September, 1963).

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Dr. Pym
formerly Ant-Man,
Goliath,
Yellowjacket,
Giant-Man,
and The Wasp
Henry Jonathan "Hank" Pym Avengers #1 (1963) (as Ant-Man) Active leader of Avengers A.I. and Avengers Academy He is the team's founder, as he suggested teaming up.
Wasp Janet van Dyne
(formerly Janet Pym)
Avengers #1 (1963) PR Coordinator of the Uncanny Avengers.
Iron Man Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark Avengers #1 (1963) Active member of main team and the Illuminati
Thor Thor Odinson
formerly Donald Blake/Sigurd Jarlson/Jake Olsen
Avengers #1 (1963) Active member of main team and the Uncanny Avengers.
The Hulk Robert Bruce Banner Avengers #1 (1963) Active member of main team, former member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers.
A-Bomb
formerly Bucky
Richard Milhouse Jones Avengers #1 (1963) Honorary Member

1960s recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Captain America formerly Commander Rogers, America
Nomad
The Captain
Steven Rogers Avengers #4 (March 1964) Granted retroactive founder status after Avengers #347 but prior to Avengers Vol 3 #1 (1971); leader of the Avengers and member of the Uncanny Avengers.
Hawkeye
formerly Ronin and Goliath
Clinton Francis Barton Avengers #16 (May 1965) Joined as Hawkeye in Avengers #16 (May 1965), active as Goliath in Avengers #63 (1969); active as Ronin in New Avengers #27 (2007); former member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers. Active as Hawkeye in main Avengers team.
Quicksilver Pietro Maximoff
(formerly Pietro Frank)
Avengers #16 (May 1965) Former instructor at Avengers Academy. Still active with the Avengers working as a spy for Havok to keep an eye on Polaris and Serval Industries as a member of X-Factor.
Scarlet Witch Wanda Maximoff
(formerly Wanda Frank)
Avengers #16 (May 1965) Current member of the Uncanny Avengers.
Swordsman Jacques Duquesne Avengers #20 (September 1965) Placed in the team as a mole by the Mandarin; rejoined as a reformed member in Avengers #114 (August 1973); Killed by Kang the Conquerer in Avengers #130 (December 1974).
Hercules Heracles Avengers #45 (October 1967). Currently depowered, living in Brooklyn. Active instructor at Avengers Academy.
Black Panther T'Challa Avengers #52 (May 1968) Active member of the Illuminati.
Vision Victor Shade (alias) Avengers #58 (November 1968) Active member of Avengers A.I.
Black Knight Dane Whitman Avengers #71 (December 1969) Currently working with MI-13.

First wave of 1970s recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Black Widow Natalia Alianovna Romanova
(Natasha Romanoff (alias))
First joined as a reserve member in Avengers #111 (May 1973) Active member of the main team and of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers.
Mantis Brandt Avengers #114 (August 1973) Former member of the new Guardians of the Galaxy.
Beast Henry P. McCoy Avengers #137 (1975) (as a probationary member); Gained full membership status in Avengers #151 Active member of the Illuminati. Faculty member at Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.
Moondragon Heather Douglas Avengers #137 (July 1975) (as a probationary member); Gained reservist membership in Avengers #151 (1976) Former member of the new Guardians of the Galaxy.
Hellcat Patsy Walker
(formerly Patsy Hellstrom (married name))
Avengers #141 (1975) (probationary member as Patsy); Stayed a probationary member when she became Hellcat in Avengers #144; Finally gained reservist membership in Avengers #151 (September 1976). Currently residing in New York.
Two-Gun Kid Matthew Liebowitz (birth name)
Matthew J. Hawk (legal name)
Avengers #142 (August 1975) Current member of the Desert Stars.
Whizzer Robert L. Frank Sr. Avengers #158 (1977) (as a provisional member);Avengers #173 (July 1978) (gained full status) Died in Vision and the Scarlet Witch #2 (December 1982).
Wonder Man Simon Williams Avengers #158 (1977) (as a provisional member); Gained full membership in Avengers #181 (1979) Current member of the Uncanny Avengers.

Guardians of the Galaxy

A group of superheroes from the 31st century, the Guardians of the Galaxy time traveled to the 20th century in Avengers #168 (February 1978) and served as honorary members during the Korvac saga.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Yondu Yondu Udonta Avengers #168 (February 1978) Honorary Membership
Martinex Martinex T'Naga Avengers #168 (February 1978) Honorary Membership
Charlie-27 Avengers #168 (February 1978) Honorary Membership
Nikki Nicholette Gold Avengers #168 (February 1978) Honorary Membership
Starhawk Stakar Avengers #168 (February 1978) Honorary Membership
Vance Astro Vance Astrovik Avengers #168 (February 1978) A younger, alternate version of him also later joined as the superhero Justice; Honorary Membership

Second wave of 1970s recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Captain Marvel Mar-Vell Avengers #173 (July 1978) Deceased; Erroneously believed to have been made a member posthumously[1]
Captain Marvel
formerly Ms. Marvel, Warbird, Binary
Carol Susan Jane Danvers Avengers #181(April 1979) (as reservist)Avengers #183 (June 1979) (as active member); Active as Binary in Avengers #350; Active as Warbird in Avengers Vol 3 #4 (1998) Current member of the Avengers main team.
Falcon Samuel Thomas Wilson Avengers #184 (June 1979). Current member of the Avengers main team and the Mighty Avengers.

Early 1980s Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Jocasta Avengers #197 (July 1980) (as a probationary member); Gained special membership and left in Avengers #211 (September 1981); gained full membership in Avengers Annual #17. Faculty at Avengers Academy
Tigra
formerly Cat
Greer Grant Nelson Avengers #211 (September 1981) Current instructor at Avengers Academy.
She-Hulk Jennifer Walters Avengers #221 (July 1982) Active member of the Future Foundation and the Mighty Avengers.
Spectrum
formerly Captain Marvel/ Photon/ Pulsar
Monica Rambeau Avengers #227 (January 1983) (probationary member as Captain Marvel); Gained full membership in Avengers #231 (1983); active as Photon in Avengers: Unplugged #5 (1996); Active as Monica Rambeau in Nextwave #1 (2006); active as Spectrum in Mighty Avengers Vol 2 #1 (2013) Member of the Mighty Avengers.
Starfox Eros Avengers #232 (June 1983) (as a probationary member); Gained full membership in Avengers #243 (1984) Current whereabouts and activities unknown.

West Coast Avengers

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Iron Patriot
formerly Iron Man, War Machine
James R. Rhodes Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #1 (as provisional member)(as Iron Man); West Coast Avengers #1 (September 1984) (as full member) (as Iron Man); Active as War Machine in Avengers: West Coast #94 Former member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers.
Mockingbird
formerly Agent 19, Huntress
Barbara Barton (nee Morse) Avengers #244 (as provisional member) West Coast Avengers #1 (September, 1984) (as full member) Former member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers.
Moira Brandon Moira Brandon Avengers: West Coast #100 (November 1993) (flashback to prior to West Coast Avengers #1 (honorary membership) Founding honorary member of the West Coast Team. Deceased.
Thing Benjamin Jacob Grimm West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #9 (June 1986) Current member of the Fantastic Four
Firebird
formerly Espirita
Bonita Juarez West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #24(as Espirita) (as honorary member); Avengers #305 (as Firebird) (as full member) Current member of the Rangers.
Moon Knight Marc Spector West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #24 (as provisional member); West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #33 (1988) (as full member) Active; former member of the Secret Avengers
U.S. Agent John F. Walker West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #44 (May 1989) Leader of the Dark Avengers.
Human Torch Jim Hammond (alias) Avengers: West Coast #50 (November 1989) Former member of the Secret Avengers.
Living Lightning Miguel Santos Avengers: West Coast #74 (April 1991) Current member of the Rangers.
Madame Web
formerly Spider-Woman
Julia Carpenter Avengers: West Coast #74 (September 1992) Former member of the Avengers West Coast.
Machine Man X-51 Avengers: West Coast #83 (June 1992); Gained reserve membership; removed from roster in X-51 #4 (1999) Currently assisting the Red She-Hulk
Darkhawk Christopher Powell Avengers: West Coast #94 (May 1993) Former member of the Avengers West Coast.

Later 1980s recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Namor
formerly Sub-Mariner
Namor McKenzie Avengers #262 (December 1985) Active member of the Illuminati.
Ant-Man Scott Edward Harris Lang Avengers #275 (as provisional member as revealed in Avengers #380);Avengers Vol 3 #62 (February 2003)(as full member) Leader of the Future Foundation.
Doctor Druid Anthony Ludgate Druid Avengers #278 (April 1987) Killed in Druid #4 (August 1995).
Marrina Marrina Smallwood Avengers #286 (1987) Honorary membership; currently serving with Alpha Flight.
Ravonna
a.k.a. "Nebula", Terminatrix
Ravonna Lexus Renslayer Started placing the East Coast division under mind control as of Avengers #291 (May 1988). Unofficial leader as of Avengers #294 (August 1988). Unofficially joined in Avengers #297. Reported MIA minutes later. East Coast division consequently disbanded (November 1988). Posing as Nebula at the time, and better known as Terminatrix. Not considered an actual Avenger due to her being voted in due to the manipulations of Dr. Druid (who she was, herself, manipulating).
Yellowjacket Rita DeMara Avengers Annual #17 (1988) Honarary membership; Killed by Iron Man (Stark) in Avengers: The Crossing #1 (September 1995).
Demolition Man Dennis Dunphy Captain America #349 (January 1989) Deceased
Forgotten One a.k.a. Gilgamesh Avengers #300 (February 1989) Currently active abroad.
Mister Fantastic Reed Richards Avengers #300 (February 1989). Current member of the Fantastic Four. Active member of the Illuminati
Invisible Woman Susan Richards (nee Storm) Avengers #300 (February 1989). Current member of the Fantastic Four
Quasar Wendell Elvis Vaughn Avengers Annual #18 (1989) Currently a member of the Annihilators

The Great Lakes Avengers

A group of second-string heroes who independently formed their own branch of Avengers in West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #46 (July 1989). Later known as the Lightning Rods, then switched their name back. Briefly known as the Great Lakes Champions and Great Lakes X-Men, the team have since returned to being the Great Lakes Avengers.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Big Bertha Ashley Crawford West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #45 (July 1989) Currently a member of the Great Lakes Initiative
Dinah Soar West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #45 (July 1989) Killed in Great Lakes Avengers #1 (April 2005).
Doorman DeMarr Davis West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #45 (July 1989) Currently a member of the Great Lakes Initiative
Flatman Val Ventura West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #45 (July 1989) Currently a member of the Great Lakes Initiative
Mr. Immortal Craig Hollis West Coast Avengers Vol 2 #45 (July 1989) Currently a member of the Great Lakes Initiative
Leather Boy Gene Lorrene Great Lakes Avengers #1 (April 2005) Founding member, shown in flashback in Great Lakes Avengers #1; left very shortly thereafter.
Squirrel Girl Dorreen Green Great Lakes Avengers #2 (May 2005) Current nanny of Danielle Cage
Monkey Joe Great Lakes Avengers #2 (May 2005) Killed in Great Lakes Avengers #3 (June 2005)
Grasshopper Doug Taggert Great Lakes Avengers #2 (May 2005) Killed in Great Lakes Avengers #2
Tippy Toe Great Lakes Avengers #4 (July 2005) Left with Squirrel Girl, current activities unknown
Deadpool Wade Wilson Deadpool GLI - Summer Fun Spectacular #1 Reserve Status; Member of the Thunderbolts
Gravity Greg Willis Avengers: The Initiative #25 Active in New York.


Early 1990s Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Sersi Circe Avengers #314 (February 1990) Currently working with the Eternals
Spider-Man Peter Benjamin Parker Avengers #316 (April 1990) Current member of the main Avengers team. Former member of the New Avengers.
Stingray Walter Newell Avengers #319 (July 1990) currently a member of the Point Men
Rage Elvin Haliday Avengers #329 (February 1991) (probationary membership); In Avengers #341 (November 1991) he was discovered to be still in his adolescence. Consequently removed from the roster. Current New Warrior.
Sandman William Baker Avengers #329 (February 1991) (probationary membership); Never gained full membership; resigned in Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #4 (1999) Returned to criminal activities.
Crystal Crystal Amaquelin Maximoff Avengers #336 (as a probationary member); Gained full membership in Avengers #343 Serving as part of ruling Inhuman, separated from her husband Ronan.
Thunderstrike
formerly Thor
Eric Kevin Masterson Avengers #343 (January 1992) (as Thor); Active as Thunderstrike in Avengers #374 Killed in Thunderstrike #24 (September 1995).
Swordsman Phillip Javert Avengers #357 (December 1992); Honorary membership Left to explore multiverse
Magdalene Avengers #363 (June 1993); Honorary membership Left to explore multiverse
Lifecry
formerly Deathcry
Avengers #364 (July 1993); Honorary Membership Deceased.
Iron Man Anthony Edward Stark Avengers: Timeslide #1 (1996) An alternate adolescent version of the original Stark. Replaced him for a time; merged with mainstream Stark.
Masque "Guilletta Nefaria" Avengers #397 (1996); Honorary Membership A clone of Madame Masque. Killed in Avengers Vol 3 #32 (September 2000).

Post-Heroes Return members

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Justice Vance Astrovik Avengers Vol 3 #4 (May 1998); Joined as a reservist but promoted to full status in Avengers Vol 3 #7 (1998) Formerly an instructor at Avengers Academy, Leader of the New Warriors
Firestar Angelica Jones Avengers Vol 3 #4 (May 1998); Joined as a reservist but promoted to full status in Avengers Vol 3 #7 (1998) Currently a member of the X-Men
3-D Man
formerly Triathlon
Delroy Garrett Jr. Avengers Vol 3 #27 (1999) Currently working with Atlas Foundation
Silverclaw Maria de Guadalupe Santiago Avengers Vol 3 #30 (July 2000); Joined as a reserve membership; never gained full status. Current wherabouts and activities unknown.
Jack of Hearts Jonathan Hart Avengers Vol 3 #43 (August 2001) Resurrected


Lionheart
formerly Captain Britain
Kelsey Leigh Shorr Avengers Vol 3 #81 (June, 2004) Residing in England with her children; current member of MI-13.

Post Avengers Disassembled recruits (New Avengers)

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Luke Cage
formerly Power Man
Carl Lucas New Avengers #3 (March, 2005) Current leader of the Mighty Avengers
Spider-Woman (Queen Veranke) Veranke Joined in New Avengers #3(March, 2005), posing as Jessica Drew Killed in the final battle of the Skrull invasion
Wolverine
formerly Weapon X, Death
James "Logan" Howlett New Avengers #6 (June, 2005) Former member of the main Avengers team. Active member of the Avengers Unity Division and leader of the Jean Grey School For Higher Learning and their X-Men.
Sentry Robert Reynolds New Avengers #10 (October, 2005) Resurrected as a Horseman of Death.
Echo formerly Ronin Maya Lopez New Avengers #11 (November, 2005). Deceased
Professor X Charles Xavier New Avengers #7 Deceased. Former member of the Illuminati.
Black Bolt Blackagar Boltagon New Avengers #7 Current member of the Illuminati.
"Black Bolt" Unknown New Avengers Illuminati Vol 2 #5 Deceased. Skrull; former member of the Illuminati.

Young Avengers

The Young Avengers are a group of powered teenagers who were assembled by the Vision's secret failsafe program. Many of the recruits are connected to the Avengers' history in different and unique ways, while others were heavily inspired by the Avengers' heroics and nobility. The group is officially accepted by the Avengers and have recieved limited heroic and search and rescue training.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Iron Lad Nathaniel Richards Young Avengers #1 (April, 2005). Young Kang the Conqueror.
Patriot Elijah Bradley Young Avengers #1 (April, 2005). Inactive
Wiccan
formerly Asgardian
William "Billy" Kaplan Young Avengers #1 (April, 2005) as Asgardian. Current member of the Young Avengers
Hulkling Dorrek VIII/Theodore "Teddy" Altman Young Avengers #1 (April, 2005) Current member of the Young Avengers
Stature Cassie Lang Young Avengers #2 (June, 2005) Killed by Doctor Doom


Hawkeye (Kate Bishop) Katherine "Kate" Bishop Young Avengers #2 (June, 2005) Current leader of the Young Avengers
Vision Alias: Jonas Young Avengers #10 (February, 2006) Destroyed by Iron Lad.


Speed Thomas "Tommy" Shepherd Young Avengers #12 (June, 2006) Current member of the Young Avengers


Post Civil War recruits (New Avengers and Mighty Avengers)

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Iron Fist Daniel Thomas Rand K'ai New Avengers #27 (February 2007) Member of New Avengers until the team disbanded.
Dr. Strange Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange New Avengers #27 (February 2007) Active member of the Illuminati.
Ares Ares Mighty Avengers #1 (March 2007) Deceased; killed by the Sentry


Post Secret Invasion recruits (New and Mighty Avengers)

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Winter Soldier, formerly Captain America James Buchanan Barnes New Avengers #48 (December 2008) Secretly alive and working underground
Spider-Woman Jessica Miriam Drew New Avengers #48 (December 2008) Current member of the Avengers and the Secret Avengers
Amadeus Cho
formerly Mastermind Excello
Mighty Avengers #21 (December 2009) former Mighty Avenger and Hulk ally

Heroic Age Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Maria Hill Maria Hill Avengers Vol 4 #1 (May 2010) Current member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers.
Speedball
formerly Penance
Robbie Baldwin Avengers Academy #1 (June 2010) Current member of the New Warriors
Ant-Man Eric O'Grady Secret Avengers #1 (May 2010) Former member of Secret Avengers. Deceased.
Valkyrie Brunnhilde Secret Avengers #1 (May 2010) Former member of Secret Avengers. Current leader of the Fearless Defenders.
Nova Richard Rider Secret Avengers #1 (May 2010) Former member of the Secret Avengers. Currently presumed deceased.
Captain Britain Brian Braddock Age of Heroes #1 (May 2010) Former member of the Secret Avengers, MI-13 and Captain Britain Corps.
Flux Dennis Sykes Heroic Age: One Month to Live #5 (September 2010) Invited due to prior heroics and interactions with Wolverine and Spider-Man. Currently deceased.
Red Hulk Thaddeus Ross Avengers Vol 4 #12 (June 2011) Leader of the Thunderbolts strike team.
Shang-Chi Shang-Chi Secret Avengers #10 (April 2011) Active member of the Avengers.

Avengers Academy Students

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Batwing James Santini Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Butterball Emery Schaub Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Finesse Jeanne Foucault Avengers Academy #1 Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Fiona Fiona Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Hazmat Jennifer Takeda Avengers Academy #1 Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Hollow Yvette Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Lightspeed Julie Power Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Loa Alani Ryan Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Mettle Ken Mack Avengers Academy #1 Deceased. Former member of the Avengers Academy.
Reptil Humberto Lopez Avengers Academy #1 Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Ricochet Johnny Gallo Active member of the Avengers Academy.
She-Hulk Lyra Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Spider-Girl Anya Corazon Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Striker Brandon Sharpe Avengers Academy #1 Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Thunderstrike Kevin Masterson Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Turbo Michiko Musashi Active member of the Avengers Academy.
Wiz Kid Taki Matsuya Active member of the Avengers Academy.

Shattered Heroes Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Quake Daisy Johnson Avengers Vol 4 #19 Former Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers
Storm Ororo Munroe Avengers Vol 4 #19 Active member of the X-Men and Psylocke's X-Force
Daredevil Matt Murdock New Avengers Vol 2 #16 Former member of the New Avengers.
Agent Venom Flash Thompson Secret Avengers #23 Honorary member. Former member of Secret Avengers and the Thunderbolts


Marvel NOW! Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Spider-Man Otto Octavius Amazing Spider-Man #698 Deceased. Former member of the main Avengers team and the Mighty Avengers.
Havok Alex Summers Uncanny Avengers #1 Current leader of the Uncanny Avengers.
Cannonball Samuel Guthrie Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Sunspot Roberto da Costa Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Manifold Eden Fesi Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Captain Universe (Tamara Devoux) Tamara Devoux Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Smasher Izzy Kane Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Hyperion Marcus Milton Avengers Vol 5 #1 Current member of the Avengers.
Rogue Anna Marie Uncanny Avengers #4 Current member of the Uncanny Avengers.
Sunfire Shiro Yoshida Uncanny Avengers #5 Current member of the Uncanny Avengers.
Ex Nihilo Avengers Vol 5 #17 Current member of the Avengers.
Abyss Drusilla Avengers Vol 5 #17 Current member of the Avengers.
Nightmask Adam Avengers Vol 5 #18 Current member of the Avengers.
Star Brand Kevin Connor Avengers Vol 5 #18 Current member of the Avengers.
Nova Sam Alexander Avengers vs. X-Men #12 and Nova Vol 5 #6 Given honorary membership of the Avengers by Thor; officially confirmed later by his mom's permission.

Young Avengers Recruits

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Miss America America Chavez Young Avengers Vol 2 #5 Current member of the Young Avengers.
Loki Loki Laufeyson Young Avengers Vol 2 #5 Former member of the Young Avengers.
Prodigy David Alleyne Young Avengers Vol 2 #7 Current member of the Young Avengers.

S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Secret Avengers

S.H.I.E.L.D. put together a black ops Avengers team of their own.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Nick Fury Jr. Nicholas Fury, Jr., Marcus Johnson Secret Avengers Vol 2 #1 Current leader of the Secret Avengers.
Agent Coulson Phillip Coulson Secret Avengers Vol 2 #1 Current member of the Secret Avengers.
Taskmaster Tony Masters Secret Avengers Vol 2 #2 Former member of the Secret Avengers.

Avengers A.I. Recruits

Formed to combat new Artificial Intelligence threats after the death of Ultron

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Victor Mancha Victor Mancha Avengers A.I. #1 Current member of Avengers A.I..
Agent Monica Chang Monica Chang Avengers A.I. #1 Current member of Avengers A.I..
Doombot Avengers A.I. #1 Current member of Avengers A.I..


Protector (Alexis) Alexis Avengers A.I. #3 Current member of Avengers A.I..

Mighty Avengers Recruits

Formed to combat Thanos and his Black Order during the invasion of New York.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Ronin Unknown Mighty Avengers Vol 2 #1 Current member of the Mighty Avengers.
Blue Marvel Adam Brashear Mighty Avengers Vol 2 #3 Current member of the Mighty Avengers.
Power Man Victor Alvarez Mighty Avengers Vol 2 #3 Current member of the Mighty Avengers.
White Tiger Ava Ayala Mighty Avengers Vol 2 #3 Current member of the Mighty Avengers.

Dark Avengers

The Dark Avengers are a team composing mainly of supervillains and characters with "shady" histories that Normon Osborn put together to act as American protectors after being appointed to replace Iron Man rising to power. None of them are seen as real Avengers by the Avenger factions (except Noh-Varr, who later became a real Avenger). The team is now defunct.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Norman Osborn
formerly Green Goblin, Iron Patriot
Norman Osborn Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009)
Bullseye/Hawkeye Lester Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009) Conspiring against Daredevil.
Moonstone/Captain Marvel
formerly Ms. Marvel
Karla Sofen Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009) Formerly in Dark Avengers
Scorpion formerly Venom/Spider-Man Macdonald Gargan Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009) Returned to Scorpion identity.
Daken/Wolverine Daken Akihiro Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009) Deceased.
Marvel Boy, formerly Protector, Captain Marvel Noh-Varr Dark Avengers #1 (January 2009) Abandoned the team upon learning of their true nature. Active Young Avenger.


American Son Harry Osborn Amazing Spider-Man #594 (July 2009) Inactive

New Dark Avengers

After escaping prison, Osborn assembled a new team of Dark Avengers.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Superia/Ms. Marvel Deidre Wentworth New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Member of A.I.M.
Skaar New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Former member of the Dark Avengers.
Ai Apaec/Spider-Man Ai Apaec New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Former member of the Dark Avengers
Toxie Doxie/Scarlet Witch June Covington New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Active as Toxie Doxie
Gorgon/Wolverine Tomi Shishido New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Imprisoned
Trickshot Charles Barton New Avengers Vol 2 #18 (November 2011) Former member of the Dark Avengers
Ragnarok/Thor New Avengers Vol 2 #20 (January 2012) Former member of the Dark Avengers


1950s members

What If? #9 (June 1978) revealed that a prototype group of Avengers had been formed in 1958 to rescue abducted President Eisenhower from supervillain Yellow Claw. They disbanded upon completing their mission but the issue discussed what would have happened had they continued their activities. They were revealed in Avengers Forever to be a parallel world version of the Avengers. It was later revealed that a version of this team did exist in the Marvel Universe and remained together for "several months." They reformed in present day as the Agents of Atlas.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Venus What If? #9 (June 1978) Currently a member of the Agents of Atlas.
Marvel Boy Robert Grayson What If? #9 (June 1978) Currently a member of the Agents of Atlas.
Gorilla-Man Kenneth Hale What If? #9 (June 1978) Currently a member of the Agents of Atlas.
Human Robot M-11 What If? #9 (June 1978) Currently a member of the Agents of Atlas.
3-D Man Chuck and Hal Chandler What If? #9 (June 1978)
Jimmy Woo James Woo What If? #9 (June 1978) Current leader of the Agents of Atlas.
Namora Aquaria Nautica Neptunia What If? #9 (June 1978) Currently a member of the Agents of Atlas.
Jann of the Jungle Jane Hastings What If? #9 (June 1978) Associate member

See also

Bibliography

  • The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Avengers 2004 (Marvel Comics) (2004)
  • The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Avengers 2005 (Marvel Comics) (2005)

References

  1. Referred to as a member prior to death, and part of the general, enlarged Avengers membership seen in Avengers #181

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