The Avengers

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Disambiguation: Marvel superteam

First published in: 1963

Description:
Marvel super-team created in his own comic, The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1, founded by Ant-Man (Hank Pym), Wasp (Janet Van Dyne), Iron Man (Tony Stark), Thor (Donald Blake), and The Hulk (Bruce Banner).

Keywords
superteam


Appearances With a Group Origin Universe:


Appearances With a Story Universe:


Relations:

  1. alternate universe version of - Avengers [Earth-691] (p. 1994) - Earth-691
  2. alternate universe version of - The Avengers [Earth-64087] (p. 1964) - Home to Demonic Avengers - Earth-64087
  3. supergroup of - Avengers West Coast (p. 1984)

Translations:

  1. republished as - Die Rächer (German)
  2. republished as - Los Vengadores (Spanish)
  3. republished as - Les Vengeurs [Marvel, super-héros] (p. 1970) (French)
  4. republished as - De Vergelders (Dutch)
  5. republished as - Vingadores [Marvel] (p. 1967) (Portuguese)
  6. republished as - De Wrekers (Dutch)

Group Members:

  1. Agent 13 [Sharon Carter] (p. 1966)
    2010 - present (associated)
  2. Ant-Man [Hank Pym] (p. 1962)
    1963 - 1963 (formal)
    Notes: Soon after he founded the Avengers, he became Giant-Man.
  3. Ant-Man [Scott Lang] (p. 1979)
    2002 - ? (formal)
  4. Ant-Man [Eric O'Grady] (p. 2006)
    2010 - 2012 (formal)
  5. Vance Astro [Guardians of the Galaxy, Earth-691] (p. 1969)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  6. Beast [Hank McCoy] (p. 1963)
    1975 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #137 (July 1975). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #151 (September 1976).
  7. Binary [Carol Danvers] (p. 1981)
    1992 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #350 (August 1992).
  8. The Black Knight [Dane Whitman] (p. 1968)
    1969 - present (formal)
    Notes: Black Knight joins the Avengers in Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #71 (December 1969).
  9. Black Panther [T'Challa] (p. 1966)
    1968 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #52 (May 1968).
  10. Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff] (p. 1964)
    1973 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #111 (May 1973).
  11. Blade [Eric Brooks] (p. 1973)
    2013 - present (formal)
  12. Brother Voodoo [Jericho Drumm] (p. 1973)
    2014 - present (formal)
  13. Captain America [Steve Rogers] (p. 1941)
    1964 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joins in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #4 (March 1964).
  14. Captain America [James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes] (p. 2008)
    2009 - ? (formal)
  15. Captain America [Sam Wilson] (p. 2014)
    2014 - present (formal)
  16. Captain Britain [Kelsey Leigh] (p. 2004)
    2004 - ? (formal)
  17. Captain Britain [Brian Braddock] (p. 1976)
    2012 - ? (formal)
  18. Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell] (p. 1967)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #173 (July 1978).
  19. Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (p. 1982)
    1983 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1964 series) #227 (January 1983). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1964 series) #231 (May 1983).
  20. Captain Marvel [Carol Danvers] (p. 2012)
    2012 - present (formal)
  21. The Captain [Steve Rogers] (p. 1987)
    1988 - ? (formal)
  22. Peggy Carter [from Captain America] (p. 1965)
    1989? - 1996? (associated)
    Notes: Support staff member.
  23. Charlie-27 (p. 1969)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  24. Amadeus Cho [Hulk, Brawn, Mastermind Excello, Earth-616] (p. 2006) - mainstream
    2009 - present (formal)
  25. Crystal [Inhumans, Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff] (p. 1965)
    1991 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Became a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #336 (August 1991) and a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #343 (January 1992).
  26. Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (p. 1964)
    2011 - ? (formal)
  27. Darkhawk [Chris Powell] (p. 1991)
    1993 - ? (formal)
  28. Deathcry [Sharra Neramani] (p. 1993)
    1993 - ? (formal)
  29. Demolition-Man [Dennis Dunphy]
    1998 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joins in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #1 (February 1998).
  30. Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (p. 1963)
    2007 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Currently a reserve member.
  31. Doctor Druid [Anthony Druid] (p. 1961)
    1987 - 1988 (formal)
  32. Echo [Maya Lopez] (p. 1999)
    2005 - present (formal)
  33. Falcon [Sam Wilson] (p. 1969)
    1979 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #184 (June 1979).
  34. Firebird [Bonita Juárez] (p. 1981)
    1987 - ? (formal)
  35. Firestar [Angelica Jones] (p. 1981)
    1998 - 2006 (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a reserve member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #4 (May 1998). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #7 (August 1998). Stepped down in Civil War: Front Line (Marvel, 2006 series) #2 (2006).
  36. Ghost Rider [Robbie Reyes] (p. 2014)
    2018 - present (formal)
  37. Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (p. 1963)
    1963 - present (formal)
  38. Gilgamesh [Eternal] (p. 1977)
    1989 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #299 (January 1989).
  39. Goliath [Hank Pym] (p. 1966)
    1966 - 1968 (formal)
  40. Goliath [Clint Barton] (p. 1969)
    1969 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #63 (April 1969).
  41. Henry Peter Gyrich [Marvel] (p. 1977)
    1978 - ? (associated)
    Notes: Became the government's official liason to the team in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  42. Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (p. 1964)
    1965 - present (formal)
  43. Hellcat [Patsy Walker] (p. 1976)
    1975 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a reservist member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #151 (September 1976). As Patsy Walker, she had been a probationary member since The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #141 (July 1975).
  44. Hercules [Marvel, Olympian god] (p. 1965)
    1967 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #45 (October 1967).
  45. Hulk [Bruce Banner] (p. 1962)
    1963 - present (formal)
    Notes: Founding member.
  46. Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
    2018 - 2021 (formal)
  47. Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (p. 1939)
    1989 - 1992? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers West Coast (Marvel, 1989 series) #50 (November 1989).
  48. Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (p. 1961)
    2015 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined the Avengers in Uncanny Avengers (2015 series) #1.
  49. Hyperion [Mark Milton] (p. 1971)
    2013 - 2015? (formal)
  50. Invisible Woman [Susan Storm] (p. 1961)
    1989 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #300 (February 1989).
  51. Iron Fist [Danny Rand] (p. 1974)
    2010 - present (formal)
  52. Iron Man [Tony Stark] (p. 1963)
    1963 - present (formal)
  53. Iron Man [Jim Rhodes] (p. 1983)
    1984 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a provisional member in Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #1 (May 1984). Became a full member in West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1984 series) #1 (September 1984).
  54. Iron Man [Tony Stark from Crossing storyline, from Earth-96020 traveled to Earth-616] (p. 1995) - Earth-96020
    1995 - present (formal)
  55. Jack of Hearts [Jack Hart] (p. 1976)
    2001 - present (formal)
  56. John Jameson [Man-Wolf] (p. 1963)
    1989 - 1992 (associated)
    Notes: Worked as a member of the support team for several years, notably as a pilot.
  57. Edwin Jarvis [butler to the Avengers] (p. 1964)
    1964 - present (associated)
    Notes: Jarvis, originally butler to the Stark family, was butler to the Avengers for many years.
  58. Jocasta [built by Ultron] (p. 1977)
    1980 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #197 (June 1979). Became a special member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #211 (September 1981). Became a full member in The Avengers Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #17 (November 198).
  59. Jessica Jones (p. 2001)
    ? - ? (uncertain)
  60. Rick Jones [Bucky, A-Bomb] (p. 1962)
    1963 - present (associated)
  61. Justice [Vance Astrovik]
    1998 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a reserve member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #4 (May 1998). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #7 (August 1998).
  62. Living Lightning [Miguel Santos] (p. 1990)
    1991 - ? (formal)
  63. Luke Cage (p. 1972)
    2005 - present (formal)
  64. Machine Man [Aaron Stack] (p. 1977)
    1991 - ? (formal)
  65. Magdalene [Earth-9201 then traveled to Earth-616] (p. 1992)
    1993 - present (associated)
    Notes: Magdalene was a member of the Avengers of her world. Then, after leaving Proctor's Gatherers, she began to help the Avengers after The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #363.
  66. Manifold [Eden Fesi] (p. 2009)
    2013 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers (Marvel, 2013 series) #1.
  67. Mantis [The Celestial Madonna] (p. 1973)
    1973 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #114 (August 1973).
  68. Marrina [Marvel] (p. 1983)
    1987 - 1988 (associated)
  69. Martinex [Earth-691; Martinex T'Naga] (p. 1969)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  70. Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (p. 1961)
    1989 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #300 (February 1989).
  71. Mockingbird [Bobbi Morse] (p. 1980)
    1984 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a provisional member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #244 (June 1984). Became a full member in West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1984 series) #1 (September 1984).
  72. Moon Knight [Marc Spector] (p. 1975)
    1988 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1985 series) #33 (June 1988).
  73. Moondragon [Heather Douglas] (p. 1973)
    1975 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #137 (July 1975). Given full membership in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #151 (September 1976).
  74. Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers, Earth-616] (p. 1977) - mainstream
    1979 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an reservist in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #181 (April 1979). Became an active member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #183 (May 1979).
  75. Ms. Marvel [Kamala Khan] (p. 2013)
    2016 - present (formal)
  76. Namor [Sub-Mariner] (p. 1939)
    1985 - present (formal)
    Notes: Current member of the Avengers. Namor has been a member and worked with the Avengers on and off throughout the years, however, he began as one of their enemies.
  77. Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond] (p. 1969)
    2022 - present (formal)
  78. Nikki [Nicholette Gold] (p. 1976)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  79. Aleta Ogord [Starhawk] (p. 1975)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  80. Phoenix [Maya Lopez] (p. 2021)
    2021 - present (formal)
  81. Photon [Monica Rambeau] (p. 1996)
    1996 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Was already a member as Captain Marvel when she became a member as Photon in Avengers Unplugged (Marvel, 1995 series) #5 (June 1996).
  82. Protector [Noh-Varr] (p. 2010)
    2010 - 2012 (formal)
  83. Hank Pym [Ant-Man / Giant-Man] (p. 1962)
    1985 - present (formal)
  84. Quake [Daisy Johnson] (p. 2004)
    2011 - 2013 (formal)
  85. Quasar [Wendell Vaughn] (p. 1979)
    1989 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #305 (July 1989). Was given probationary membership in The Avengers Annual #18 (1989).
  86. Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (p. 1964)
    1965 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #17 (May 1965).
  87. Rage [Elvin Daryl Haliday] (p. 1990)
    1991 - 1992 (formal)
  88. Red Hulk [Thunderbolt Ross] (p. 2008)
    2011 - ? (formal)
  89. Steve Rogers [Captain America / Nomad / The Captain] (p. 1941)
    2010 - present (formal)
  90. Rogue [Anna Marie] (p. 1981)
    2012 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Uncanny Avengers (2012 series) #1.
  91. Arnold Roth [Marvel] (p. 1982)
    1989 - 1989 (associated)
    Notes: Identified as a member of the Avengers support crew in Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #300 but never actually appeared in any such capacity.
  92. Sandman [William Baker / Flint Marko] (p. 1963)
    1991 - 1999 (uncertain)
    Notes: Became a reserve in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #329 (February 1991). Resigned in The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1999 series) #4 (1999).
  93. Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (p. 1964)
    1965 - ? (formal)
  94. The Sentry [Robert Reynolds] (p. 2000)
    2005 - 2009 (formal)
  95. Sersi [Eternal] (p. 1976)
    1990 - 1994 (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #314 (February 1990).
  96. Shang-Chi [Master of Kung Fu] (p. 1973)
    2013 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers (Marvel, 2013 series) #1 (February 2013)
  97. She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters] (p. 1980)
    1982 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1964 series) #221 (July 1982).
  98. Silverclaw [Lupe Santiago] (p. 1998)
    2000 - present (formal)
  99. Smasher [Izzy Kane] (p. 2013)
    2013 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers (Marvel, 2013 series) #1.
  100. Spectrum [Monica Rambeau] (p. 2013)
    2013 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Was already a member as Captain Marvel and Photon when she became a member as Spectrum in Mighty Avengers (Marvel, 2013 series) #1 (November 2013).
  101. Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (p. 1962)
    1991 - present (formal)
    Notes: First joined as a reserve member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #329 (February 1991).
  102. Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (p. 1984)
    1991 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Avengers West Coast (Marvel, 1989 series) #74 (September 1991).
  103. Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (p. 1977)
    2009 - ? (formal)
  104. Starbrand [Brandy Selby] (p. 2020)
    2022 - present (formal)
  105. Starfox [Eros] (p. 1973)
    1983 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a probationary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #232 (June 1983). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #243 (May 1984).
  106. Starhawk [Stakar Ogord] (p. 1975)
    1978 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as an honorary member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #168 (February 1978).
  107. Stature [Cassandra Lang] (p. 2005)
    2009 - 2012 (formal)
  108. Stingray [Walter Newell] (p. 1969)
    1990 - ? (formal)
  109. Storm [Ororo Munroe] (p. 1975)
    2011 - 2012 (formal)
  110. Sub-Mariner [Namor] (p. 1939)
    1986 - 1988 (formal)
  111. Sunfire [Shiro Yoshida] (p. 1970)
    2013 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in Uncanny Avengers (2012 series) #5.
  112. Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne] (p. 1965)
    1965 - 1974 (formal)
  113. Swordsman [Philip Javert, Earth-921 then traveled to Earth-616] (p. 1992)
    1993 - present (associated)
  114. Swordsman [Marvel, Heroes Reborn] (p. 1996) - Counter-Earth (Heroes Reborn)
    1996 - ? (formal)
  115. The Thing [Ben Grimm] (p. 1961)
    1986 - 1986 (uncertain)
    Notes: Joined the West Coast Avengers, but left again before a formal vote was taken. Joined in West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1985 series) #9 (June 1986).
  116. Thor [Marvel, Don Blake / Odinson] (p. 1962)
    1963 - present (formal)
  117. Thor [Eric Masterson] (p. 1989)
    1992 - 1993 (formal)
  118. Thor [Jane Foster]
    2015 - ? (formal)
  119. Thunderstrike [Eric Masterson] (p. 1993)
    1993 - 1995 (formal)
  120. Tigra [Greer Nelson] (p. 1974)
    1981 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1964 series) #211 (September 1981).
  121. Triathlon [Delroy Garrett Jr.] (p. 1998)
    2000 - 2002 (formal)
  122. Two-Gun Kid [Matt Hawk] (p. 1962)
    1975 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #142 (August 1975).
  123. U.S.Agent [Johnny Walker] (p. 1989)
    1989 - ? (formal)
  124. Valkyrie [Brunnhilde] (p. 1978)
    2010 - ? (formal)
  125. Valkyrie [Jane Foster] (p. 2019)
    2022 - present (formal)
  126. Vision [synthezoid] (p. 1968)
    1968 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #58 (November 1968)
  127. Vision [Jonas] (p. 2005)
    2009 - 2012 (formal)
  128. War Machine [Jim Rhodes] (p. 1993)
    1993 - present (formal)
    Notes: Already a member as Iron Man, became a member as War Machine in Avengers West Coast (Marvel, 1989 series) #94 (May 1993).
  129. Warbird [Carol Danvers] (p. 1998)
    1998 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined in The Avengers (Marvel, 1998 series) #4 (May 1998).
  130. Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (p. 1963)
    1963 - present (formal)
  131. Wasp [Hank Pym] (p. 2009)
    2009 - 2011 (formal)
    Notes: Hank Pym returned to the identity Giant-Man in Avengers Academy #7 (February 2011).
  132. The Whizzer [Robert Frank] (p. 1941)
    1977 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a provisional member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #158 (April 1977). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #173 (July 1978).
  133. Wolverine [Logan / James Howlett] (p. 1974)
    2005 - present (formal)
    Notes: Joined in New Avengers (Marvel, 2005 series) #6 (June 2005).
  134. Wonder Man [Simon Williams] (p. 1964)
    1977 - ? (formal)
    Notes: Joined as a provisional member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #158 (April 1977). Became a full member in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #181 (March 1979).
  135. Yellowjacket [Hank Pym] (p. 1968)
    1968 - present (formal)
  136. Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara] (p. 1986)
    1988 - ? (formal)
  137. Yondu [Yondu Udonta] (p. 1969)
    1978 - 1979 (associated)