Showing posts with label The Wasp. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Avengers – No Surrender | Comics

Earth's Mightiest Heroes are about to witness an end because of a cosmic game of two Elders of the Universe.

Miguel Santos was playing poker with a bunch of car stealers until his cover is blown and he revealed himself as Lightning before arresting them. Suddenly, a strange red light shines over Earth and reports of natural catastrophes started coming from all over the globe.

Beast updates everyone about the situation, Avengers' member Falcon became busy saving people on street, Doctor Strange and Miles Morales feels the anomaly, Kamala Khan AKA Ms. Marvel watches it coming and Vision tries to call to Alpha Flight with no avail.

Hank McCoy notices all the satellites are gone and points out that the planet is moved as T'Challa contacts world leaders. Back in New York, Hercules and The Mighty Thor has joined Sam Wilson to help. Jarvis and Nadia Van Dyne also caught up into this mess but the former is severely injured saving a boy.

Synapse and Doctor Voodoo of Avengers Unity Squad goes to crowd-control in San Diego while Human Torch, Rogue, Scarlet Witch and Wasp try to deal with a massive tidal wave. Meanwhile in space, Captain Marvel shockingly stares into the void where Earth and Moon once used to be.

Hawkeye and Red Wolf were at New Mexico, U.S.Avengers tackles a volcano eruption at Mount Vesuvius. Squirrel Girl sees a shooting star-like object that crashing onto Colosseum of Rome, to turn into a black pyramid.

Captain America is frozen in his position when he was observing the situation at Washington, D.C., as well as Black Panther, The Champions, Spider-Man, Vision, Wasp and X-Men. All active and reserve members of Avengers are called to assemble. When they all arrive at Avengers Mansion, they are greeted by a woman named Voyager, who claims to be a founding member of Avengers.

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Surprisingly, almost every member of the team recalls her being there from the very beginning. When asked whether or not she want to lead, she pointed out to Citizen V, Falcon and Rogue as more suitable leaders.

In Egypt, deceased members of ThanosBlack Order and new Lethal Legion arrive out of nowhere and try to kill each other but voices from sky tells them to follow rules and not to engage until they find certain Pyramoids. In the mean time, Cull Obsidian showed up at Avengers Mansion and blew it up.

Although Quicksilver sensed it only moments before happening, even his powers weren't enough to save all but thankfully, Voyager managed to teleport everyone to safety. Apparently, En Dwi Gast or better known as Grandmaster was behind these chaos and he planned it with a fellow Elder of the Universe in his Cosmic Game Room.

Eons ago, En Dwi had tricked him into losing his mantle and banished from existence to become the Grandmaster but now he has returned as Challenger to reclaim his title.

Rogue assembles a team of heavy hitters like Cannonball, Hercules, Lightning and Thor on news of catastrophes over Rome with help from Voyager, leaving an enraged Pietro behind. She returns to teleport Sam's team to Peru, while Jericho and Wanda remained reserved to check on the ones in stasis.

Instead of listening what his sister had to say, Pietro rushed to help Rogue's team and Wanda was trying to break the stasis of Vision. She actually succeeds but doing so had also frozen her brother in battlefield in a crucial time.

Both Black Order and Lethal Legion were fighting into two separate teams, which the Avengers have run into. In the middle of these, Black Dwarf managed to secure a Pyramoid with help from Black Swan and vanished screaming.

Seeing that, everyone thought Dwarf have been disintegrated and Santos decided to rush to their friends to warn them about touching it but like always, Johnny Storm couldn't stay out of trouble and touched it. Another one those were grabbed by Red Wolf in an attempt to find Johnny.

After this new development Grandmaster and Challenger advances towards their next move and the latter reveals he has an ace in the hole in reserve. If you are wondering who that may be, wait until a certain thought--dead Green Goliath returns to smash all Avengers!

When the last Pyramoid is placed inside a hospital where Edwin Jarvis was being treated, Voyager reached to take it and he then reveals her true nature. In a final showdown, Enigma, Lightning, Red Hulk, Wonder Man and Vision will fall before a force of pure rage.

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Legion of Chaos and Order

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After the fall of "Secret Empire" crossover event, Marvel Comics hired comic-book writers Al Ewing (U.S.Avengers – American Intelligence Mechanics, U.S.Avengers – Cannonball Run), Jim Zub and Mark Waid (Age of Apocalypse, Avengers Vs. X-Men) to come up with a long-running storyline that brings together the team of Avengers, Occupy Avengers, Uncanny Avengers and U.S.Avengers fighting for one cause.

This arc ran through Avengers monthly ongoing series collecting issues #675-690, illustrated by Joe Bennett (Rann-Thanagar War, Teen Titans), Kim Jacinto, Paco Medina (New X-Men – Mercury Falling, New X-Men – Nimrod) and Pepe Larraz (Uncanny Avengers – Red Skull, Uncanny Avengers – The Man Who Fell To Earth).

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The Mysterious Voyager

Artist Mark Brooks (Cable & Deadpool – If Looks Could Kill, Star Wars – Han Solo) provided cover arts for the books included in the story. Following the destruction and restoration of Multiverse at the hands of Mister Fantastic during Secret Wars, the former Grandmaster gets a chance to enter this reality and started a rematch.

What En Dwi started years earlier as Contest of Champions with earthbound superheroes and villains has come to a new route and the stakes are higher than ever now. Return of many fan-favorite heroes into the fray really made the entire plot exciting and interesting. The epilogue also teases of the upcoming story arc, which is also cosmic-themed and titled "The Final Host".
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Mighty Avengers – Venom Bomb | Comics

Iron Man reassembles his Mighty Avengers team to fight a Venom virus that turned New York's populace into symbiotic monsters.

Right after assembling his team of Mighty Avengers, Tony Stark and his friends managed to thwart a global extinction attempt by Ultron which led him to put in recovery. He wakes up in the middle of that same night to find Spider-Woman standing beside his bed carrying a Skrull corpse who was posing as Elektra for some time.

She tells him to shut all communication so that she can start talking and then reveals how their trip to Japan for rescuing Maya Lopez has led to this shocking discovery. She had to betray her fellow teammates in New Avengers to bring the dead body to Stark and explains how Wolverine thinks this as a sign of full-scale invasion.

As Stark doesn't really know what to do in this situation, he asks her to join his team so that if there is a Skrull on his team, it may react abnormally. Next day, Tony welcomes every new members of his team in Avengers Tower. He then introduces Jessica Drew to the rest despite Black Widow and Wasp being skeptic about it.

In space, two astronauts were collecting debris of experiment satellites that Sentry and Wonder Man destroyed earlier while fighting Ultron. A small capsule is launched from there which fell on Earth, only to cause an outbreak of Venom symbiote in streets of New York and prompting Commander Maria Hill to call Iron Man for help.

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Assembling his team, Tony Stark quickly arrives on scene to witness thousands of symbiote swarms running rampant and they even overwhelmed Sentry. Janet van Dyne turns into Giant Woman but then succumbs to the virus when she is bitten. Even Jessica and Natasha got infected shortly fighting their surrounding crowd.

Rest of them desperately tries to hold off the mass as Tony heads out for a possible solution. New Avengers were on their way to warn Mighty Avengers about an attack by The Hood (The Trust) and except for Luke Cage, all of them are turned. Unable to find Reed Richards or Fantastic Four, he gets into Baxter Building to produce a cure.

Seeing things getting out of hand, Ms. Marvel instructs Sentry to knock out Venom-possessed Janet. Meanwhile, Tony managed to synthesize an antidote that he spread across New York for everyone to get cured. Back to their human forms, New Avengers members stayed and try to assist a shocked crowd to deal with their trauma.

Stark then head to space tracking down origin of the virus, learning Latverian monarch Doctor Doom was behind this attack. Iron Man leads his Mighty Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D. cavalry to hunt down Doom who travelled through time to meet Morgan le Fey but was forced to come back due to some anomaly and sees them coming for him.

When they arrived near Castle Doom, he unleashed an army of Doombots on the heroes as defense counter strike. Ares takes charge by ramming their Quinjet on his castle and they became busy fighting Doom's minions. Iron Man engages him in battle but was overpowered when his enemy uses Crimson Bands of Cyttorak.

Carol sends Bob to help Tony but due to his sudden intervention, they all fell into an open time travel portal and is sent to past. An angered Doctor Doom swears vengeance on Stark but they both eventually agree not to do anything that would cause grave damage to space-time continuum and focus on going back to their own time.

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Venom Virus Outbreak

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brought back writer Brian Michael Bendis (House of M, Secret War) to work with artist Mark Bagley (Ben Reilly – Scarlet Spider – Back In The Hood, Ben Reilly – Scarlet Spider – Death's Sting) on his second Mighty Avengers storyline titled "Venom Bomb", collecting issues #7-11 from titular monthly ongoing comic-book series.

Following their group formation, Iron Man and his newly assembled Avengers team of registered superheroes faced a catastrophic event in "The Ultron Initiative" and now they all return for their latest adventure, where they fought alongside former allies in New Avengers when a Venom symbiote outbreak infects New York.

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Monarchs and Madmen!

With some of their teammates being succumbed to the virus and Fantastic Four out of town, Tony had to come up with a solution himself. Not only did he help everyone get cured but he tracked down who was responsible for such incident. In an epic battle with Doctor Doom, he and Sentry travel through time and back for more.

Amidst all these chaos, Iron Man is perplexed seeking out a shape-shifting Skrull infiltrator among their ranks after Spider-Woman showed him a proof of an infiltration. Things are about to escalate real quickly and will usher a "Secret Invasion".
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Monday, March 15, 2010

Mighty Avengers – The Ultron Initiative | Comics

Iron Man assembles Mighty Avengers, a team of A-list members of Avengers and Ultron returns for ultimate revenge.

By the end of superhero "Civil War", Tony Stark became new Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. and he asks Carol Danvers to lead a new team of Mighty Avengers. Danvers suggest for an all-powerhouse team with everyone level nine or higher but Tony wants to have some team dynamics within the mix by adding a few members who are street-savvy.

They start with Wonder Man and Wasp from original Avengers team before moving to Sentry, which Carol is very skeptical about. Given his time with New Avengers, Tony realizes that they need a ninja, someone like Maya Lopez but since she is a fugitive on run right now, they go for Natasha Romanoff AKA Black Widow instead.

When it comes to choosing substitute for a Thor and Wolverine, Carol took him to Ares, God of War and though he didn't initially wanted to comply, Iron Man managed to strike a deal with him. In between their recruitment, Tony has been receiving and responding to many emergency reports from around the globe about natural calamities.

Immediately after their formation, Tony and his allies get busy to deal with a situation in Manhattan where a group of monstrous creatures show up and causing mayhem. While fighting, Simon Williams pointed out that Mole Man could be behind this and he is proven right when Harvey Elder comes out threatening them.

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All of a sudden, Iron Man's armor starts warping and after blasting everyone off nearby with a repulsor charge, a female figure appears in that place. When it is confirmed that she was the one responsible for their home being destroyed, Mole Man sends his entire army after her only to be repelled and being completely molten into goo.

Despite Ms. Marvel not wanting to engage, an attempt to attack her by Ares and Sentry has led them both struck with lighting but the latter still pursues to have his axe broken and zapped even harder. Though no one had the slightest idea who that silver-skinned woman was, Janet van Dyne confronted her to confirm it to be Ultron.

Thinking Tony is still trapped within its shell and not dead yet, Carol orders her team to retreat as they can't even go near it and decides to come up with a better plan of attack. Leaving Sentry behind to deal with Ultron, she leads her crew to S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier looking for Henry Pym, who created the menacing murder bot years ago.

Hank was busy spending time with Tigra and ignoring calls but then S.H.I.E.L.D. agents were sent in to fetch him. To gain an upper hand in fight, Ultron took over the Helicarrier and send it crushing down. Sentry eventually saved it from falling with help from his fellow Avengers and Natasha takes charge when Maria Hill is knocked out.

To make their worst nightmare come true, a drone similar to original Iron Man armor called Starktech 9 flies in to inform that Tony Stark is dead, which is confirmed by Hank as he helped Tony create it as a fail-safe program for crisis like this.

Upon explaining how Ultron is manipulating weather using a group of satellites, Bob and Simon totally trashed them off. She then announces to initiate "Plan B", which is to cause a complete blackout throughout New York by releasing an electromagnetic pulse and then breaking into Stark Tower to get to Lindy Reynolds, wife of Sentry.

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Running parallel to New Avengers comic-book series, writer Brian Michael Bendis (House of M, Secret War) and artist Frank Cho (Marvel Knights Spider-Man – Venomous, Savage Wolverine – Kill Island) was roped in by Marvel Comics to work on Mighty Avengers team comprised of registered superheroes, as part of Fifty State Initiative.

"The Ultron Initiative" marks the first storyline in a brand-new monthly ongoing publication started in 2007 and collects first six issues from first volume of release. After gathering some A-list Avengers members, Bendis made things more interesting by tossing in one of their biggest threat ever, who returned to end all life on Earth.

In post-Civil War period, Iron Man is Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. now and he puts Ms. Marvel in charge of his new team. Although their first mission starts with facing Mole Man and his army of Moloids, soon they are confronted by a literal ghost from past in form of Ultron and none of them has expected him to make a comeback like this.

Among all of Tony's fellow heroes, Ares comes out as most unusual addition to Mighty Avengers but proved to be very resourceful when it comes to make strategic plans. Reassembling for their next adventure in "Venom Bomb", Stark and his team will slowly be heading towards the culmination of a major "Secret Invasion".
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Friday, August 15, 2003

Avengers – Birth of Ultron | Comics

For long since the evil band of villains called The Masters of Evil is trying to defeat The Avengers and is considered as one of their worst group of enemies there is. Recently Klaw, Radioactive Man, The Black Knight, The Melter and Whirlwind have gathered to exact each of their personal vengeance on The Avengers under the command of a mysterious person, who goes by the name Crimson Cowl to re-assemble the team and launch a deadly assault against The Avengers.

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Black Panther, Hawkeye, Goliath and The Wasp was working on a new trap for the security measure of the Avengers Mansion, which they also briefed to their trusted butler Edwin Jarvis. Though, a loyal companion to them for years, Jarvis acts a little cocky in the lab. Later Jarvis is seen to have met The Masters of Evil in secret to give in the blueprint of the Avengers Mansion.

He gave them vulnerable information about The Avengers that would led the villains to have their revenge on its members but he was neutralized instead of being paid in return for his service and the Masters of Evil strikes the heroes in the meantime, defeating them immediately in spite of Black Knight’s effort to warn them.

Soon, the Crimson Cowl revealed his true nature to them all as Ultron-5, the upgraded version of the android Dr. Hank Pym had created some time ago while experimenting with high-intelligence robotics technology, which now has become sentient and has created another super powered android Vision, to fulfill a sinister agenda of his own.

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Captured By Masters of Evil

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Birth of Ultron is an early storyline of the monthly Avengers series that depicts the origin story of the greatest threat for the existence of Marvel Universe, the menacing artificial intelligence named Ultron. Published from Marvel Comics in 1968, the story is written by Roy Thomas (Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange) and the artwork was provided by artist John Buscema (Sub-Mariner, Wolverine).

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An Android With Vision!

It ran for five issues from #54-58 from the first volume of The Avengers. The storyline also features the origin of another character Vision, who would later become an honorary member of The Avengers and serve justice alongside them for the many upcoming years to come.
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