The eccentric billionaire inventor Tony Stark has been busy since his last repulsor-powered outing. Converting his previous digs in central Manhattan to the state-of-the-art Avengers Tower, as well as designing high tech upgrades for his various allies, Stark has become the Avengers’ chief source of funding and equipment. Despite these other duties, Stark still finds the time to suit up in his armor as the Invincible Iron Man!
When Dr. Bruce Banner was accidentally exposed to a massive dose of gamma radiation, the raging green hero known as the Hulk was born! Now equipped with an extra-durable pair of high tech Stark-issued pants, Hulk roars into the fray with his teammates. Though Banner’s brains and brawn have both been powerful assets to the Avengers, he still fears what may happen if he truly loses control of his incredible alter ego.
First discovered as a simple computer program hidden among the ruins of the Chitauri invasion of New York, the being known as Ultron soon completed its development into a sophisticated artificial intelligence after some experimentation by Tony Stark. Ultron’s first shocking ultimatum upon gaining consciousness was to declare the human race its enemy. Setting out to exterminate all life on the planet, the unstable and emotional Ultron seeks to upgrade its mechanical body to an ultimate, unstoppable form. With an army of robotic drones and the ability to enter and corrupt any computer network, Ultron will stop at nothing to see humanity wiped out.
With perfect aim and a quiver of arrows at the ready, Clint Barton never misses his target. His formidable skills as an unparalleled marksman have served him through countless S.H.I.E.L.D. missions, though he has since found his true calling as a member of the Avengers. As the aptly code-named Hawkeye, Barton lends his superior talents to the team, backing up his allies with a variety of multi-purpose arrows.
Deciding to make his stay on Earth permanent, the Asgardian prince of thunder Thor has continued to adapt to life on a different world. Focusing his efforts on aiding his comrades, the mighty warrior has devoted his full attention to the Avengers. When an unthinkable new threat faces the Earth, Thor fights to protect his second home with the focus and power of a lightning bolt.
Programmed by the combined geniuses of Tony Stark & Bruce Banner and imparted with the ability to fly, project intense energy beams, and change the density of his form, the Vision has proved himself a worthy hero, aiding the Avengers in their struggle against the evil A.I. Ultron.
Augmented by a unique Super-Soldier serum during WWII, war hero Steve Rogers was preserved in arctic ice for decades. After his revival and reintroduction to modern society, the legendary Captain America found a second calling in life, combating evil alongside his fellow Avengers. Outfitted with a streamlined new uniform, Cap leads his teammates into battle against the villainous Ultron!
Little is known of Wanda Maximoff save that she and her brother Pietro serve a dubious agenda, first as subordinates of the power-hungry Baron Strucker and then as unlikely allies of the evil android Ultron. Possessing the powers of mental manipulation and telekinesis, Wanda is able to attack her enemies from the inside out. Will she aid the Avengers or send them to their doom?
One of the most dangerous and prolific S.H.I.E.L.D. agents, Natasha Romanoff, aka The Black Widow, made a name for herself as an unequaled operative in the intelligence world. Originally assigned to the Avengers by Director Fury, Widow has since become a full-time member of the heroic team, putting her unparalleled talents to work in the service of mankind.