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Young Avengers
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Arsenic; formerly Victor Mancha posing as Iron Lad
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The runaway children of the Pride recruited by Iron Lad to become the Young Avengers

The Young Avengers shares an identical history with Runaways until they escaped protective custody.[1]

At Griffith Observatory, the runaways were recruited by Iron Lad to become the Young Avengers. Unfortunately, unbeknownst to the team, Victor Mancha had kidnapped the real Iron Lad,[2] and began posing as him as part of Victorious' plan to kill the young heroes before they become a real threat.[2]

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The Young Avengers assembling

Victor's plans were eventually discovered by Arsenic and Old Lace.[3] The Young Avengers narrowly defeated Victor and heavily damaged The Hostel resulting in the deaths of both Victor and Iron Lad.[4][5][6]

After the deaths of Victor and Iron Lad, Arsenic took over the leadership of the Young Avengers.[6]



Weapons: None known.

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