List of Avengers members

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The Avengers are a series of fictional superhero teams, that have starred in the Avengers and related comic book series published by Marvel Comics. Over the years, the teams have featured a rotating lineup composed of a large number of characters.

Cover art for Avengers (vol. 3) #1. Art by George Pérez.

Original Organization (1963–2004)[edit]

Founders[edit]

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

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Iron ManAnthony Edward "Tony" StarkAvengers #1 (September 1963)Founder of original roster. Joined West Coast Branch in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #1 (1984). Expelled for Armor War (1987).[1] Current member of the main Avengers team,[2] and the New Avengers.
ThorThor Odinson
(a.k.a. Dr. Donald Blake, Sigurd Jarlson, Jake Olsen)
Current member of the main Avengers team and the Avengers Unity Squad.
Henry Pym
(a.k.a. Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath, Yellowjacket, The Wasp)
Dr. Henry Jonathan "Hank" PymBecame Giant-Man in Avengers #2 (1963), Goliath in Avengers vol. 1 #28 (1966), and Yellowjacket in Avengers vol. 1 #59 (1969). Expelled as Yellowjacket in Avengers vol. 1 #213 (1981).[3] Joined West Coast Branch as Doctor Pym in West Coast Avengers #21 (1988). Became The Wasp in Mighty Avengers #21 (March 2009). He is one of only two members, the other being Kelsey Leigh (Captain Britain), who have Avengers status in both their civilian and superhero guises. Formerly the head of the Avengers Academy and former member of the Secret Avengers. Currently the leader of the Avengers A.I.
The WaspJanet van Dyne
(a.k.a. Janet Pym)
Active with West Coast team in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #32 (1988). "Died" in Secret Invasion #8 (2008). Reappeared alive in Avengers vol. 4 #32 (2012). Current member of the Avengers Unity Squad.[4]
HulkDr. Robert Bruce BannerResigned from the team in Avengers #2 (1963), Rejoins the Avengers in Avengers vs. X-Men #11. Current member of the main Avengers team and the Secret Avengers.

1960s recruits[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Captain America
a.k.a. Nomad,
The Captain, Commander Rogers
Steven "Steve" Grant RogersAvengers #4 (March 1964)Was given retroactive "founding member" status in place of the Hulk. Active as The Captain in Avengers vol. 1 #300 (1989).[5] Current leader of the main Avengers team and a member of the Avengers Unity Squad.
Hawkeye
a.k.a. Goliath,
Ronin
Clinton Francis BartonAvengers #16 (May 1965)First active as Goliath in Avengers vol. 1 #63. Founding West Coast chair, Avengers vol#243. Joined the New Avengers as Ronin in New Avengers #27 (2007). Current member of the main Avengers team,[6] and the Secret Avengers.
QuicksilverPietro Django Maximoff
(a.k.a. Pietro Frank)
Joined West Coast branch in Avengers West Coast #56. Joined the Mighty Avengers in Mighty Avengers #24. Former teacher at the Avengers Academy.
Scarlet WitchWanda Maximoff
(a.k.a. Wanda Frank)
Joined West Coast branch in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #37. Disappeared and apparently de-powered at the end of House of M. Has since re-emerged fully powered in Avengers Children's Crusade. Rejoined team in Avengers vs X-Men #7. Current member of the Avengers Unity Squad.
SwordsmanJacques DuquesneAvengers #20 (September 1965)Expelled in Avengers #20 (September 1965).[7] Readmitted in Avengers #114 (August 1973). Killed in Giant Size Avengers #2 (1974). Returned to life in Chaos War: Dead Avengers #1 (January 2011).
HerculesHeracles
(alias Harry Cleese)
Avengers #45 (October 1967)
Black PantherT'Challa
(a.k.a. Luke Charles)
Avengers #52 (May 1968)Current member of the New Avengers.
The VisionVictor Shade (alias)Avengers #58 (November 1968)Joined West Coast branch in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #37. Destroyed in Avengers #500 (September 2004). Rebuilt in Avengers vol. 4 #19. Current member Avengers A.I.
Black KnightDane WhitmanAvengers #71 (December 1969)

1970s recruits[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Black WidowNatalia Alianovna Romanova
(anglicized Natasha Romanoff)
Avengers #111 (May 1973)Current member of the Secret Avengers.
MantisMandy Celestine (alias)Giant-Size Avengers #4 (1975)
BeastDr. Henry "Hank" McCoyAvengers #151 (September 1976)
Originally given probationary status in Avengers #137 (July 1975).[5][8] Former member of the Secret Avengers. Current member of the New Avengers.
MoondragonHeather Douglas
(a.k.a. H.D. Steckley)
Originally given probationary status in Avengers #137 (July 1975).[5][8][9][10]
HellcatPatricia "Patsy" WalkerOriginally given probationary status in Avengers #148 (February 1976).[5][8][9][10][11]
Two-Gun KidMatthew J. "Matt" HawkAvengers #174 (August 1978)Time traveler from the 19th century; joined as a reserve member.[5][8][11] Originally given honorary status in Avengers #147 (May 1976).[9][12]
Ms. Marvel
a.k.a. Binary,
Warbird,
Captain Marvel
Carol Susan Jane DanversAvengers #183 (May 1979)Active as Warbird in Avengers vol. 3 #4 (1998).[5] Former member of the New Avengers. Current member of the main Avengers team as Captain Marvel.
The FalconSamuel "Snap" Thomas WilsonAvengers #184 (June 1979)Current member of the main Avengers team.

1980s recruits[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Wonder ManSimon WilliamsAvengers #194 (April 1980)Originally given probationary status in Avengers #158 (April 1977).[5] Founding West Coast member. Former leader of the Revengers. Current member of the Avengers Unity Squad.
Tigra
a.k.a. The Cat
Greer Grant NelsonAvengers #211 (September 1981)Founding West Coast member. Former teacher at the Avengers Academy.
She-HulkJennifer WaltersAvengers #221 (July 1982)Current member Mighty Avengers
Captain Marvel
a.k.a. Photon,
Pulsar
Spectrum
Monica RambeauAvengers #231 (May 1983)Originally made a member-in-training in Avengers #227 (January 1983). Active as Photon in Avengers Unplugged #5 (1996).[5] Current member of the Mighty Avengers as Spectrum.
StarfoxErosAvengers #243 (May 1984)Originally made a member-in-training in Avengers #232 (June 1983).[5][13]
NamorNamor McKenzieAvengers #262 (December 1985)Currently a member of the New Avengers.
Doctor DruidDr. Anthony Ludgate DruidAvengers #278 (April 1987)Killed in Druid #4 (August 1995).

West Coast Avengers recruits (1984–1987)[edit]

Avengers members recruited by Hawkeye as the West Coast Avengers chair.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
MockingbirdBarbara "Bobbi" MorseWest Coast Avengers #1
(September 1984)
Founding West Coast member. Former member of the New Avengers. Current member of the Secret Avengers.
War Machine
a.k.a. Iron Man II, Iron Patriot
James Rupert "Rhodey" RhodesFounding West Coast member (as Iron Man). Rejoined as War Machine in Avengers West Coast #94 (May 1993).[5] Current member of the Secret Avengers as the Iron Patriot.
ThingBenjamin Jacob GrimmWest Coast Avengers vol. 2 #9
(June 1986)
Accepted membership after assisting West Coast team, but left before official vote was taken.[5][9][10][11][14][15] Former member of the New Avengers. Current member of the Fantastic Four.
Moon KnightMarc Spector
(a.k.a. Steven Grant,
Jake Lockley)
West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #21
(June 1987)
Gained full membership in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #33.[5][9][16]
Firebird
a.k.a. Espirita
Bonita JuárezWest Coast Avengers Annual #2
(1987)
Given reserve status after assisting West Coast team.[5][9][10][11]

Post-Inferno recruits (1989–1990)[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Demolition Man

a.k.a. Scourge of the Underworld

Dennis DunphyCaptain America #349
(January 1989)
Recruited by The Captain for East Coast team, but presumed killed before official vote was taken.[5][11][17][18][19][20][21] Killed in Captain America (vol. 6) #14.
Forgotten OneGilgameshAvengers #300 (February 1989)Presumed killed in Avengers #391 (October 1995). Returned in Eternals (vol. 4) #3 (October 2008).
Mister FantasticReed RichardsCurrent member of the New Avengers and Fantastic Four.
Invisible WomanSusan Richards
(née Storm)
Current member of the Fantastic Four.
U.S. AgentJohn Frank Walker,
Jack Daniels (alias)
West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #44
(May 1989)
Appointed to West Coast team by government. Left during UN Charter,[22] and later gained official membership.[23]
QuasarWendell Elvis VaughnAvengers #305 (July 1989)Originally given probationary status in Avengers Annual #18 (1989).[5][9][10]
Human TorchJim Hammond (alias)Avengers West Coast #50
(November 1989)
Former member of the Secret Avengers.
SersiCirce
(a.k.a. Sylvia Sersi)
Avengers #314 (February 1990)
StingrayWalter NewellAvengers #319 (July 1990)Given reserve status as caretaker of Avengers Island.[5][9][11]

UN Charter recruits (1991–1992)[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Spider-ManPeter Benjamin ParkerAvengers #329 (February 1991)Joined as a reserve member.[5][9] Former member of the New Avengers, while serving concurrently as a member of the Future Foundation.
SandmanWilliam Baker
(a.k.a. Flint Marko)
Avengers #329 (February 1991)
(Reserve Substitutes)
Never gained full membership.[5][9] Resigned in The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 2 #4 (1999). Current member of the Sinister Six.
RageElvin Daryl HalidayNever gained full membership.[5] Was discovered to be still in his adolescence in Avengers #341 (November 1991) and was demoted to trainee status. Status revoked in New Warriors #26.[9][11][24][25]
Machine Man
a.k.a. X-51
Aaron Stack (alias)Avengers West Coast #69 (April 1991)Given reserve status after assisting West Coast team.[26] Active in Avengers West Coast #83 (June 1992). Removed from roster in X-51 #4 (1999).[5][9]
Living LightningMiguel SantosAvengers West Coast #74
(September 1991)
Spider-Woman
a.k.a. Arachne, Madame Web II
Julia Carpenter
CrystalCrystal Amaquelin MaximoffAvengers #343 (January 1992)Originally given probationary status in Avengers #336 (August 1991).[5]
Thunderstrike
a.k.a. Thor II
Eric Kevin MastersonActive as Thunderstrike in Avengers #374.[5]
Killed in Thunderstrike #24 (September 1995).
DarkhawkChristopher PowellAvengers West Coast #94 (May 1993)Joined as a reserve member.[5][9] Killed in Avengers Arena #3.

Post-Heroes Return recruits (1998–2004)[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
JusticeVance AstrovikAvengers vol. 3 #4 (May 1998)Joined as a reserve member. Promoted to full status in Avengers vol. 3 #7 (1998). Formerly a teacher at the Avengers Academy.
FirestarAngelica JonesJoined as a reserve member. Promoted to full status in Avengers vol. 3 #7 (1998). Retired in Civil War: Front Line #2. Later served as a member of the Young Allies. Currently active as a heroine again.
Triathlon
a.k.a. 3-D Man
Delroy GarrettAvengers vol. 3 #27 (April 2000)Currently active as 3-D Man in the Agents of Atlas.
SilverclawMaria de Guadalupe SantiagoAvengers vol. 3 #30 (July 2000)Joined as a reserve member. Active in Avengers vol. 3 #43-55.
Jack of HeartsJack HartAvengers vol. 3 #38 (March 2001)Gained full membership in Avengers vol. 3 #43 (August 2001). Died in Avengers vol. 3 #76 (February 2004). Apparently revived in Marvel Zombies Supreme #2 (2011).
Ant-ManScott Edward Harris LangAvengers vol. 3 #57 (October 2002)Gained full membership in Avengers vol. 3 #62 (February 2003). Seemingly killed by a zombie Jack of Hearts under influence of the Scarlet Witch in Avengers #500 (September 2004). Rescued moments before his apparent death by the Young Avengers and brought several years into the future by the Scarlet Witch in Avengers: The Children's Crusade #5 (June 2011).
Captain Britain
a.k.a. Lionheart
Kelsey Leigh ShorrAvengers vol. 3 #81 (June 2004)Made an honorary member as Kelsey Leigh, and a full member as Captain Britain. She is one of only two members, the other being Henry Pym, who have Avengers status in both their civilian and superhero guises.

New Avengers recruits (2005)[edit]

The New Avengers were formed due to a mass break-out at the super villain prison The Raft.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Luke Cage
a.k.a. Power Man
Carl Lucas (birth name)
Lucas Cage (legal name)
New Avengers #3
(March 2005)
Former leader of the New Avengers.[27] Left the team in New Avengers vol. 2 #30. Current leader of the Mighty Avengers.
WolverineJames "Logan" HowlettNew Avengers #6
(June 2005)
Current member of the main Avengers team and the Avengers Unity Squad. Maintains simultaneous membership in the Avengers and the X-Men.
SentryRobert ReynoldsNew Avengers #10
(October 2005)
Became a member of the Mighty Avengers after the Civil War and the Dark Avengers during Dark Reign. Went rogue in Siege #3 before being killed in Siege #4.
Echo
a.k.a. Ronin
Maya LopezNew Avengers #11
(November 2005) (as Ronin)
Joined as Ronin in New Avengers #11 (2005); active as Echo in New Avengers #27 (2007). Killed in Moon Knight vol. 4 #9.

Post-Civil War recruits (2007–2009)[edit]

The New Avengers became a splinter group that chose not to comply with federal superhuman registration, as opposed to the governmental-sanctioned team presented in Mighty Avengers then Dark Avengers. Mighty Avengers after the Dark Avengers launch was an international agency sanctioned team.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
AresAres
(a.k.a. John Aaron)
Mighty Avengers #1
(May 2007)
Became member of the Dark Avengers. Killed in Siege #2.
Amadeus ChoAmadeus ChoMighty Avengers #21
(March 2009)
Helped assemble a new Mighty Avengers team after the beginning of Dark Reign.[28] Has taken the place of Hercules as the Prince of Power.
JocastaJocastaJocasta was previously granted provisional status in Avengers vol. 1 #197. She left the team before she was to be offered substitute status with the team, in Avengers vol. 1 #211.[5][9][29][30] Former teacher at the Avengers Academy.
StatureCassandra LangMighty Avengers #22
(April 2009)
Killed in Avengers: The Children's Crusade #8.
VisionJonas (alias)Killed in Avengers: The Children's Crusade #9.

Heroic Age recruits (2010–2011)[edit]

Characters who have officially joined the Avengers after the events of Dark Reign and Siege.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Captain AmericaJames Buchanan Barnes
Avengers vol. 4 #1 (May 2010)
Originally joined the New Avengers in New Avengers (vol.1) #48 (January 2009).[28] Apparently died in Fear Itself #3, but was recently revealed to be alive and re-assuming his identity as the Winter Soldier.
Spider-WomanJessica Mirriam DrewOriginally joined the New Avengers in New Avengers vol.1 #48 (January 2009).[28] Current member of the main Avengers team.[31]
ValkyrieBrunnhilde
Secret Avengers vol. 1 #1 (May 2010)
Former members of the Secret Avengers.[32][33]
Sharon Carter
a.k.a. Agent 13
Sharon Carter
NovaRichard RiderLeft the Secret Avengers,[34] to participate in The Thanos Imperative. Presumed killed in The Thanos Imperative #6
Ant-ManEric O'GradyKilled and replaced by a Life Model Decoy in Secret Avengers vol. 1 #23 (February 2012)
Iron FistDaniel Thomas Rand-Kai
New Avengers vol. 2 #1 (June 2010)
Originally joined in New Avengers vol. 1 #27 (February 2007).
Power Woman
a.k.a. Jewel
Jessica Campbell JonesOriginally joined as Jewel in New Avengers Annual #3 (December 2009).[28] Left the team in New Avengers (vol. 2) #24.
Protector
a.k.a. Marvel Boy
Noh-Varr
Avengers vol. 4 #6 (December 2010)
Left the main team in Avengers vol. 4 #27. Current member of the Young Avengers as Marvel Boy.
Doctor StrangeStephen Vincent Strange
New Avengers vol. 2 #7 (December 2010)
Originally joined in New Avengers vol. 1 #27 (February 2007). Current member of the New Avengers.
Red HulkThaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross
Avengers vol. 4 #12 (June 2011)
Current member of the Thunderbolts.

Shattered Heroes recruits (2011–2012)[edit]

After the Fear Itself event, the lineup of the Avengers teams was shifted by Captain America during the Shattered Heroes storyline.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
DaredevilMatthew "Matt" Murdock
New Avengers vol. 2 #16 (September 2011)
StormOroro Iqadi T'Challa (née Munroe)
Avengers vol. 4 #19
(November 2011)
Left the team in New Avengers (vol. 2) #24. Current member of the X-Men and co-leader of the Uncanny X-Force.
QuakeDaisy JohnsonAgent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and former member of the Secret Warriors.
Captain BritainBrian Braddock
Secret Avengers vol. 1 #22
(January 2012)
Asked by Steve Rogers to join the Avengers in Age of Heroes #1.
VenomEugene "Flash" Thompson
Secret Avengers vol. 1 #23 (February 2012)
Current member of the Thunderbolts.

Marvel NOW! recruits (2012-2013)[edit]

After the Avengers vs. X-Men event, members from both Avengers and X-Men teams were shifted by Captain America during the Marvel NOW! storyline.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
HavokAlex Summers
Uncanny Avengers #1 (October 2012)
Current leader of the Avengers Unity Squad.
The Superior Spider-ManOtto Octavius (mind), Peter Parker (due to body-swap)
The Amazing Spider-Man #698 (December 2012)
Automatically on team after assuming Peter Parker's body. Under probation since The Superior Spider-Man #8 for various violent acts.
CannonballSam Guthrie
Avengers vol. 5 #1 (December 2012)
Current members of the main Avengers team.[35][36]
SunspotRoberto da Costa
ManifoldEden Fesi
Shang-ChiShang-Chi
Captain UniverseTamara Devoux
SmasherIsabel "Izzy" Dare
HyperionMarcus Milton
RogueAnna Marie
Uncanny Avengers #4 (January 2013)
Current member of the Avengers Unity Squad. Maintains simultaneous membership in the Avengers and the X-Men.
SunfireShiro Yoshida
Uncanny Avengers #5 (February 2013)
Current member of the Avengers Unity Squad.[37]

Infinity recruits (2013-present)[edit]

Characters that joined the team during the Infinity event.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Ex NihiloEx Nihilo
Avengers vol. 5 #17 (October 2013)
Abyss
NightmaskAdam
Star BrandKevin Connor
RoninEric Brooks aka BladeMighty Avengers vol 2 #1First appeared as "Spider Hero". The leaked script states that Blade is the new Ronin.[38]
Blue MarvelAdam BrashearMighty Avengers vol 2 #2
Power ManVictor AlvarezMighty Avengers vol 2 #3Former students at Avengers Academy, former members of the Heroes for Hire.
White TigerAva Ayala

Honorary[edit]

Heroes that have been granted honorary status during their lifetime or posthumously for acts of great courage and/or sacrifice.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Rick JonesRichard Milhouse JonesAvengers #1 (September 1963)
Captain MarvelMar-Vell
(a.k.a. Walter Lawson)
Avengers vol. 1 #86 (March 1971)
(by affiliation only)
Posthumously awarded honorary membership.[39]
WhizzerRobert L. Frank Sr.Avengers #173 (July 1978)Died in Vision and Scarlet Witch #2 (December 1982).
Moira BrandonMoira BrandonAvengers West Coast vol. 2 #100 (November 1993)Honorary founding member of the West Coast Team. Status given in flashback taking place before West Coast Avengers vol. 1.
MarrinaMarrina SmallwoodAvengers #282 (August 1987)Wife of Namor; honorary member while he served on the team.[5][13][16] Revived during the Chaos War (January 2011).
YellowjacketRita DeMaraAvengers Annual #17 (1988)Made honorary member after assisting an East Coast reserve team.[5][9][12][30] Killed by Iron Man (Stark) in Avengers: The Crossing (September 1995). Returned to life in Chaos War: Dead Avengers #1 (January 2011).
SwordsmanPhillip JarvertAvengers #357 (December 1992)Alternative universe Avenger & Gatherer
MagdaleneMarissa DarrowAvengers #363 (June 1993)
Deathcry
a.k.a. Lifecry
Sharra NeramaniAvengers #364 (July 1993)
(as a probationary member)
Never gained full membership. Given honorary status in Avengers #399 (June 1996).[5] Killed in Annihilation Conquest: Star-Lord #2 (August 2007). Restored to life in Chaos War: Dead Avengers #5
MasqueGuillietta Nefaria (birth name), Whitney Frost (legal name)Avengers #393 (April 1996)A clone of Madame Masque.[12] Killed in Avengers vol. 3 #34 (November 2000).
Iron ManAnthony Edward StarkAvengers: Timeslide (1996)An alternate adolescent version of the original from reality 96020. Replaced him for a time and then merged with the original Stark.
FluxDennis SykesOne Month To Live #5 (September 2010).Died in One Month To Live #5 (September 2010).[40]

Guardians of the Galaxy (1978)[edit]

A group of superheroes from the 31st century, the Guardians of the Galaxy time traveled to the 20th century in vol. 1 #168 (February 1978) and served as honorary members during the Korvac saga.[5][9]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
YonduYondu UdontaAvengers #168
(February 1978)
MartinexMartinex T'Naga
Charlie-27
NikkiNicholette Gold
StarhawkStakar Ogord
Aleta OgordAleta Ogord
Vance AstroVance AstrovikA younger, alternate version of him also later joined as the superhero Justice (a.k.a. Marvel Boy, see above: Post-Heroes Return recruits, 1998).

Young Avengers[edit]

A group of teenage heroes modeled after the Avengers, the surviving Young Avengers were awarded honorary membership following the "Children's Crusade" storyline.

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
HawkeyeKate BishopAvengers: The Children's Crusade #9
(May 2012)
Awarded honorary membership by Captain America.[40]
HulklingDorrek VIII
SpeedThomas Shepherd
WiccanWilliam Kaplan

Infiltrators[edit]

CharacterReal nameJoined inNotes
Ravonna
a.k.a. "Nebula", Terminatrix
Ravonna Lexus RenslayerAvengers #291
(May 1988)
Posing as Nebula at the time, and better known as Terminatrix. Started placing the East Coast division under mind control as of #291 (May 1988). Unofficial leader as of #294 (August 1988). "Officially" joined in #297. Reported MIA minutes later. East Coast division consequently disbanded (November 1988).
AntiVisionAvengers #360
(March 1993)
Infiltrated the team as a representative of the Gatherers. He impersonated the Vision, and was seemingly destroyed by Proctor, before being defeated by Vision.
Spider-WomanVeranke
(posing as Jessica Drew)
New Avengers #3
(March 2005)
Joined the Mighty Avengers (Initiative team) in Mighty Avengers #7 (November 2007). Revealed in New Avengers #42 (August 2008) to have been a Skrull. Killed by Norman Osborn in Secret Invasion #8 (January 2009).
Scarlet WitchLoki Laufeyson
(posing as Scarlet Witch)
Mighty Avengers #21
(March 2009)
Joined and assembled the Mighty Avengers in Mighty Avengers #21 (March 2009). Revealed in Mighty Avengers #29 (November 2009).

Other teams[edit]

Fury's Black Ops Initiative (1959)[edit]

As revealed in New Avengers #10 (March 2011).

CharacterReal nameJoined in
Nick FuryNicholas Joseph FuryNew Avengers vol. 2 #10 (March 2011)
Dum Dum DuganTimothy Aloysius Cadwallader Dugan
SabretoothVictor Creed
Dominic FortuneDuvid Jerome T. Fortunov
NamoraAquaria Nautica Neptunia
Kraven the HunterSergei Kravinoff
Ulysses BloodstoneUnrevealed
Silver SableErnst Sablinova
Blonde PhantomLouise Grant MasonAvengers 1959 #1 (October 2011)

Great Lakes Avengers (1989)[edit]

A group of heroes independently formed their own branch of Avengers, as Great Lakes Avengers, in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #46 (July 1989), with no official status. Later known as the Lightning Rods (after the Thunderbolts during Heroes Reborn), they eventually switched their name back. In the GLA Misassembled miniseries, the team was contacted by the Maria Stark Foundation and forced to change their name. They chose the Great Lakes X-Men. In The Thing #8, they changed their name again to the Great Lakes Champions. Since the Civil War, the team has been known as the Great Lakes Initiative.

Avengers Resistance (2009)[edit]

Justice and other former members of the New Warriors eventually left The Initiative to form Counter Force, with the purpose of ensuring that The Initiative stayed true to their goal of training new and undeveloped superhumans. After Camp Hammond was shut down, Tigra and Gauntlet joined the New Warriors who had left the Initiative, and formed the Avengers Resistance, with the specific purpose of exposing the criminal deeds of Norman Osborn.

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See also[edit]

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