Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, Ant-Man, Wasp.
Loki, Rock Trolls.
Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
IN ORIGIN STORIES
KANG THE CONQUEROR CORRECTLY DISCOVERS THE AVENGERS WERE FORMED TO STOP HULK
In the 41st century, Kang the Conqueror plots in order to become master of all time. However, one obstacle remains in his conquest: the Avengers! In order to finally defeat his foe, Kang peers through time with his tempovision. Finally, he has a plan. Quickly, he hurtles through in a spheroid to World War I. However, he is trapped in a time-storm. Since it might damage his craft, he returns to the 41st century. In order to find someone strong enough to survive the time-storm, Kang locates Hulk in the 20th century. Then, bringing him to his time, Kang tells Hulk his plan.
Slyly, the Green Goliath must travel to World War I. Specifically, his mission is to stop the Phantom Eagle from destroying a cannon of the Axis Powers. What Kang, however, does not say is that, the cannon will destroy a town where Hulk’s ancestors lived. Indeed, Kang correctly determined that the Avengers were formed to stop
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IN 1963, LOKI MANIPULATES HULK IN ORDER TO FIGHT THOR
In ‘Avengers’ (1963) #1, the Avengers make their spectacular debut. To begin, Loki is imprisoned on the Isle of Silence on Odin’s order. Sinisterly, the God of Evil blames Thor. In his latest scheme, he plans to bring Thor to the Isle to get his revenge. Using thought projection, Loki travels to Earth and after long hours, he located the incredible Hulk. Mentally, he creates an illusion before Hulk’s sight of dynamite on the train tracks. Misjudging his super strength, Hulk leaps and destroys the train tracks.
In order to save an incoming train, Hulk stands on a boulder and supports the damaged tracks. Though the train passes safely, Hulk is once again a wanted man. Finding out about recent reports, the Teen Brigade contacts the Fantastic Four. Unbeknownst to them, Loki intercepts their radio wave, sending it to Dr. Blake’s office. Hearing the signal, Dr. Blake strikes the ground with his cane and transforms into Thor.
Meanwhile, other super heroes intercept the radio waves. Soon, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man and Wasp join the Teen Brigade at their headquarters. During the meeting, Thor spots Hulk outside.
Springing into action, Thor hurls his hammer at Hulk. Incredibly, it passes through Hulk. Seeing it is a mental image, Thor realizes he has been duped by Loki. On the rainbow bridge, the God of Thunder travels to Asgard.
FEAT: DURING HIS FIGHT AGAINST LOKI, THOR DEFEATS A ROCK TROLL
IRON MAN, ANT-MAN AND WASP HUNT DOWN HULK AT A CIRCUS
Since the heroes are hunting him down, Hulk disguises as Mechano the robot-man and works at a circus. Unfortunately, his incredible feats of strength draw the attention of Ant-Man’s army of ants. Pym suspects he is Hulk. Quickly, he heads to the location with Wasp and Iron Man. Within moments, the heroes arrive at the circus.
There, Ant-Man and the Wasp engage Hulk in battle. Soon, they manage to get Hulk out of his disguise. When Wasp is held within Hulk’s giant hands, Iron Man intervenes. Incredibly, a duel follows that takes both fighters across states. In Detroit, Hulk and Iron Man are locked in battle. Finally, Iron Man manages to imprison Hulk in a steel grapple. At that moment, Thor arrives.
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AFTER LOKI IS VANQUISHED, THE AVENGERS FORM FOR THE FIRST TIME
In the last pages, Thor reveals Loki to be the mastermind of the hunt. Wickedly, he used Hulk to gaud Thor into a combat on the Isle of Silence. When Hulk attempts to fight Loki, the God of Mischief turns radioactive.
Then, it’s up to Ant-Man and Wasp to save the day. Silently commanding his army of ants, Ant-Man orders a trap door beneath Loki’s feet. Amazingly, Loki is imprisoned in a lead-lined tank. For a few minutes, Loki will remain radioactive until Thor returns him to Asgard. In the end, the Avengers form in order to be an unbeatable team.
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In ‘Karate Kid’ (1976) #1, titled “My World Begins In Yesterday,” Karate Kid performs a fighting skills feat. Karate Kid trails Nemesis Kid in the 20th century with the help of Brainiac 5 and the Legion of Super Heroes. As Karate Kid storms through Future Tech, he fights seven armed guards.
What fighting skills level does it take to fight seven armed guards at Future Tech?
KARATE KID FOUGHT SEVEN ARMED GUARDS WITH SWORDS AND NUNCHUCKS SKILLED IN MARTIAL ARTS.
KARATE KID DISPLAYED A PUNCH, A SIDE KICK, A ROUNDHOUSE KICK, A FLYING KICK, AN ELBOW, A CRIPPLE WHEEL, A TAKEDOWN, A SWALLOW REVERSAL, AND A FLYING KICK.
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WHO ARE THE NEW MUTANTS?
By Betty Brant
“We are living in the sixth Age of Homo Superior, the Sextant!”
These are the words of Sunspot, leader of the mutant super-powered team, the New Mutants.
Sitting during our interview on the mutant island nation of Krakoa, I am mesmerized by the paradisiacal feel of it all! Lush verdure, breathtaking scenery and the sense of community where these young people, teenagers for the most part, are finally home.
Who are these New Mutants?
The New Mutants were originally meant to continue Xavier’s School For Gifted Youngsters after Xavier’s failure to protect his most beloved proteges, such as Jean Grey who later became the Dark Phoenix and died multiple times. They were a young team, bred by Xavier to hone their powers and integrate into a community.
Things have changed a lot since the 20th century for this group of super-powered beings once regarded as rebels, renegades and outcasts.
Since the modern period, the emergence of Professor Xavier and his X-Men and of Magneto and his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, came the first wide-scale emergence of mutants on the Earth, as Mirage explains. Then, the mutant population exploded.
Mirage, leads the New Mutants with Sunspot. A mutant with the power to read minds and sense emotions, Mirage detailed her own struggle with the New Mutants, from losing her powers to an Asgardian goddess to being infected by the Transmode Virus which made her feel like a living computer virus!
Since Krakoa, however, everything has changed for the New Mutants. The Sextant, the Sixth Age of mutants has come and Krakoa has become the island nation-state for the mutant population where they feel welcome despite their difference and unique talents.
I left the New Mutants as they embarked on their new top-secret adventure in space. It is a way to continue a long body of work of space travel, missions around the world and yes… community work.
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