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In Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2012) #8, Uncle Aaron reveals Miles Morales’ secret. To begin, Uncle Aaron infiltrates the Brooklyn Visions Academy. In the courtyard, he apprehends Miles and his friend Ganke. Before Miles can meet his uncle, he tells Ganke to go to his room. Dangerously, Uncle Aaron reveals to Miles that he knows his secret. Moreover, he tells the mutant that the Oz spider that bit him was delivered by him.
Before Aaron can go any further, he is interrupted by the school principal. Soon, he is escorted out. In Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2012) #10, Spider-Man and Prowler meet on the rooftops. After a brief scuffle, Uncle Aaron blackmails Miles to work with him. As matter of fact, he wants the boy as his enforcer against the supervillain named The Scorpion. Or else he will tell Miles’ father about his secret, who is “an anti-mutant hypocrite.”1 Together, #WeStandWithMilesMorales against betrayal.
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FOR MILES: HE STOOD UP TO THE PROWLER’S BLACKMAIL, ACCIDENTALLY KILLING HIM
Previously, Spider-Man (Miles Morales) knew Uncle Aaron Davis was the Prowler. In Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2012) #12, Miles come home to reveal his secret to his family. Outside, Uncle Aaron meets him. And knowing his intentions, the criminal threatens to kill him if he doesn’t work in his schemes.
Later that night, Spider-Man and Prowler meet on the rooftops. Courageously, Miles orders Aaron to leave town and no longer threaten his family. Quickly, a fight to the death follows. During the battle, Prowler’s Vibro-Shock Gauntlets are damaged. Fatally, the Vibro-Shock Gauntlets explode killing him.
In Avengers (1965) #16, the Avengers defeat the Masters of Evil. Originally, the villain team consists of Melter, Black Knight, Executioner, Enchantress and Baron Zemo. Apparently, Baron Zemo dies and is buried by Cap’ and Rick Jones. To end, Thor transports Melter, Black Knight and the Avengers to another dimension. There, Melter and Black Knight are captured. However, the Asgardians Enchantress and Executioner escape. At the next Avengers meeting, Thor is MIA.
In addition, Wasp decides to leave because of the team’s dangers. When Iron Man and Giant Man debate disbanding the Avengers, Hawkeye infiltrates the mansion. To this end, he wants membership. Soon, the Avengers announce they are accepting new members. After Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver submit their request by letter, they are accepted. Before the media, Cap’s Kooky Quartet is announced though questions remain about their level of power.
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*Power Man’s first appearance.
ENCHANTRESS AND POWER MAN DEFEAT THE AVENGERS
In Avengers (1965) #21, Erik Josten is in the Amazon jungle. There, the former Baron Zemo agent is digging through rubble for the entrance through his lab. Since he is a wanted criminal in Europe, he hopes to repeat the experiment that created the super-powered Wonder Man. In this way, he hopes to change his fate. As fate would have it, the mischievous Enchantress views Erik in a vision and departs to his aid. There, she appears to him in the lab. Mischievously, she promises to work the machine for him.
When he gains super strength, Enchantress seduces the newly-christened Power Man to destroy the Avengers. Soon enough, Enchantress creates illusions around the city of the Avengers destroying property. When Cap’ learns of their plot, he fights Power Man. But he is no match for the super strong enemy. Afterwards, each Avenger is defeated except for Scarlet Witch. In humiliation, the Avengers are caught for trespassing and soon disband.
AFTER CLEARING THEIR NAMES, CAP’ LEAVES THE AVENGERS
After disbanding, Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch join a circus. But it turns out to be the Circus of Crime. Deceptively, they pose as a normal circus and call the police. In addition, they claim the Avengers attempted to rob them. Panickingly, the Avengers flee.
Meanwhile, Captain America poses as a publicity man. Successfully, he records Power Man on tape admitting his crime. Finally, the Avengers band together and defeat Power Man and Enchantress. With the tape, the Avengers clear their names. However, Cap’ leaves the Avengers at the end of the issue.
In Deathstroke Versus Batman, the titular characters are feuding. Particularly, it is over Damian Wayne’s false paternity test. In Deathstroke (2018) #30, Batman discovers files pointing to Deathstroke’s matching paternity tests. While investigating a targeted criminal named Bernie Chua, Batman discovers the tests. On the hunt for Deathstroke’s target, he meets the assassin. In fact, Chua is Deathstroke’s target.
Immediately, Batman and Deathstroke fight. Coming out of the water, Batman confronts Deathstroke over the files. Nevertheless, the Terminator confesses his knowledge of their existence and admits they were falsified. #WeAcceptDeathstrokesConfession and defend the rights of the orphaned. Moreover, he advises the Dark Knight to ignore them and not take the bait. Before the two part, Batman summates Deathstroke to stop mercenary work until the case is settled.
In Deathstroke (2018) #35, Deathstroke saves Batman’s life. In the issue, Slade has deduced Batman is Bruce Wayne. Moreover, he has infiltrated Wayne Manor and tipped the feds. Now, he is holding Bruce at gunpoint. After Bruce and Slade go into the cave, everything goes dark. Then, both assassins change into costumes. And the battle is on.
With his power gauntlets, Batman evens the fight. At the same time, Deathstroke is fighting for keeps this time. During the battle, both combatants fall into a cave. As they come to, Batman has been punctured by Slade’s blade tip. Meanwhile, Batman’s power gauntlets fractured Deathstroke’s skull. When the two rivals fail to climb a cliff, Batman passes out. Only Slade carries him to safety. Eventually, Nightwing and Robin find them.
DURING CONVERGENCE, A DEPOWERED SUPERMAN FATHERS JON KENT
InConvergence (2015) #1, a depowered Man of Steel has impregnated Lois Lane. During the event, Brainiac gained access to the Vanishing Point. With the knowledge, he restored cities from erased and alternate planets on a planet called Telos. Beyond the Bleed, he located Telos at the edge of the multiverse. Though, the planet was abandoned by Brainiac. To this end, its programming was for the cities’ champions to fight to the death. Only one city can survive. During the crisis, Superman was depowered by a dome that appeared on New Earth. But, on the day the dome receded, Superman recovered his super powers.
In Convergence (2015) #2, Superman and Thomas Wayne help deliver the baby. In Gotham City, the champions from Flash’s timeline have attacked Superman. During the battle, Cyborg attacks the Man of Steel. Only for Superman to incinerate his arm with heat vision. Then, he heads to his apartment in Gotham but Lois is not there. In fact, Subject One, an alternate Superman, has taken her to the Batcave. Quickly, Superman arrives and makes short work of Subject One. Then, together Superman and Thomas Wayne help deliver Lois’ baby. Because Superman considers himself human, he names the boy Jonathan Samuel Kent.
AFTER BEING KIDNAPPED BY INTERGANG, JON KENT LEARNS HIS ORIGIN
In Superman: Lois and Clark (2016) #7,Superman saves Lois and Jon from Intergang. During the kidnapping, Jon develops super powers. After a battle with Blackrock, Superman heads their way. At that time, the kidnapped are surrounded by Intergang thugs. As the thugs open fire, Superman swoops in. In the nick of time, Superman saves the Super-Family.
Back home, Lois tells Clark of how Jon was able to escape a burning closet. Angrily, Jon demands answers about his origins. Thus, Superman explains they meant to protect him. In reality, the Super-family is from an alternate universe. Moreover, the Superman and Lois they read about are from the current universe. In fact, they never expected Jon to develop super powers.
SUPERMAN TEACHES 10 YEAR-OLD SUPERBOY ABOUT SUPER POWERS AND TEAM-WORK
JON LEARNS TO FOCUS HIS HEAT VISION, BURNING SUPERMAN
In Superman (2016) #2, Superboy learns to focus his heat vision. To begin, Superman flies with Superboy to the Arctic. There, he teaches him how to rescue a Coast Guard submarine. Once the submarine, is rescued, Superman shows Jon how to fix the propeller. Suddenly, a giant squid erupts from the oceans. Soon, Superman discovers that the beast is controlled by a crystalline machine.
Quickly, Superman orders Superboy to fire his heat vision to melt it. However, the beam is unfocused and it burns Superman’s back. Summarily, Superman tells Jon to focus his heat vision. While revealing his Superman emblem, Superboy focuses and succeeds. Soon, the beast is released back to sea. Later, Superman reminds Jon that the meaning of the S emblem. Indeed, it means doing the right thing.
DINOSAUR ISLAND WHERE SUPERBOY LOCATES THE TRANSPORTER
In Superman (2016) #8, Superman, Superboy and Krypto are stranded on Dinosaur Island. At the Fortress of Solitude, Superman and Superboy are working on Superboy’s science fair. In fact, they are working on a self-controlled flying saucer. After the saucer is completed, it activates on its own. Then, assimilating the Fortress’ tech, it transports the Super-Family. In Superman (2016) #9, Superman and Superboy encounter Captain William Storm. Unfortunately, he is the sole survivor of the WWII Losers.
Together, they must find a way back home. Meanwhile, Superboy shows Captain Storm a drawing of the transporter. Immediately, Storm recognizes it. And they journey to the other side of the island. There, they meet an ape with cybernetic eye. Opposingly, it orders the creatures to attack them. Luckily, Superboy locates the transporter, which Superman activates. As the Super-Family is transported home, Captain Storm stays behind to fend off the creatures.
When Clark opposes it, Jor-El retorts that the Teen Titans rejected Superboy’s membership. Indeed, there is something wrong with Jon. Despite Clark’s strong opposition, Lois departs with Jor-El and Superboy. In case of danger, Clark gives her his Superman costume. Also, he tells her about the button in the belt buckle to adjust the size.
In Avengers vs X-Men (2012) #2, the Phoenix returns to Earth for Hope Summers. At the White House, Iron Man and Captain America brief the President. In a recent event, Nova crash landed on Earth. In fact, he came to warn the Avengers that the Phoenix was returning to Earth. That same day, there is a Phoenix sighting.
At Utopia, Cyclops is training Hope Summers harder than ever for Phoenix’s arrival. When Cyclops pushes her to her limits, Hope manifests the Phoenix. Later that day, Captain America and the Avengers come to take Hope into protective custody. But, Cyclops refuses. In one optic blast, the Avengers vs X-Men fight is on!
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HOW THE AVENGERS AND THE X-MEN STACK UP IN RAW POWER
Really, Cyclops and Captain America are the two best leaders on Marvel Earth. Generally, they are alpha males that command attention. When they met head-to-head, energy projection was the main factor in Avengers vs X-Men (2012) #2. Without a doubt, the Alpha-Mutant vs the Super-Soldier. Indeed, Cyclops’ optic blasts proved devastating. Though, Cap proved more than capable of handling them. In Civil War: X-Men (2006) #4, Iron Man measured Cyclops’ power output to 2 Gigawatts. Enough to level a city block!
Energy Projection: City Block 25%
Energy Projection: Metahuman 17%
In their match-up, Colossus and Red Hulk seemed evenly matched! Colossus’ organic steel can dish out a Planetary-Level punishment. Just ask the Juggernaut! However, Red Hulk simply is in a league of his own in terms of super strength. In our Marvel Universe Strength Hierarchy, we ranked Red Hulk’s most notorious feat: Punching out Uatu the Watcher! Certainly, it was a Galaxy-Level feat! Definitely, we look forward to these two powerhouses duking out some more.
Super Strength: Planetary 50%
Super Strength: Galaxy 75%
Among the X-Men and Avengers, Emma Frost and Iron Man are among the most dangerous. In addition, they are also the most resourceful in terms of energy projection. Particularly, Emma Frost is an Omega-Class Telepath. During their encounter, Iron Man recognized the threat. Incredibly, he hit Emma with 17,000 Microscopic Telepathic Tasers. Ouch! In response, White Queen switched to diamond form and punched Iron Man in the abdomen. Soon, the fight ended with Magneto’s intervention. Though, Emma Frost proved to be more than a match for Iron Man’s hi-tech.
Energy Projection: Planetary 50%
Energy Projection: Planetary 50%
In their family reunion, Magneto and Quicksilver were outmatched in super speed. Indeed, Quicksilver proved superior combat speed landing a punch. At the same time, Magneto’s EM Sight allows him to perceive electromagnetic forces and energies on Earth. In part, it explains Magneto’s enhanced perception and his ability to track speedsters. In Vision and the Scarlet Witch (1982) #4, Magneto is able to show heightened reflexes. Reactively, he erects a force field as Quicksilver charges at him at high speed. Though, Quicksilver beats him in raw power speedwise. Nevertheless, both Magneto and Quicksilver are in the same Speed Class.
Super Speed: Supersonic 67%
Super Speed: Supersonic 67%
In the Marvel Universe, if Namor gets respect, Thing continues to be underrated. With these two, super strength is all that matters. Bombastically, Namor has tangled with Hulk, Hercules and Luke Cage over the years. In fact, Namor’s overwhelming super strength and brutality always seem to come out on top or draw. For his part, Thing once withstood and pushed back a hydraulo press that could press a planet. Together, these two powerhouses have super strength on a planetary scale. In the super strength department, they are evenly matched.
Super Strength: Planetary 50%
Super Strength: Planetary 50%
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