Avengers (1998) #28Read Now
Earth's Mightiest Heroes joined forces to take on threats that were too big for any one hero to tackle. With a roster that has included Captain America, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Hulk, Thor, Wasp and dozens more over the years, the Avengers have come to be regarded as Earth's No. 1 team.
Wounded, captured and forced to build a weapon by his enemies, billionaire industrialist Tony Stark instead created an advanced suit of armor to save his life and escape captivity. Now with a new outlook on life, Tony uses his money and intelligence to make the world a safer, better place as Iron Man.
Seriously wounded, young lawyer Jennifer Walters was given a blood transfusion by her cousin Bruce Banner. Usually in better control of her powers and temper than the Hulk, She-Hulk has been a high profile New York lawyer as well as an upstanding member of both the Avengers and Fantastic Four.
When her father died, Lupe was taken in by the Church orphanage, despite their misgivings about her “ungodly” powers.
After being exposed as a steroid user and stripped of his awards, gifted sprinter Delroy Garrett Jr. sought new direction in the Triune Understanding, a philosophical movement that preaches the fulfillment of one's innate potential by balancing various aspects of environment and self, after which he developed a superhuman triple-powered physique, and, believing the Triune teachings had unlocked his latent powers, Garrett became the costumed hero Triathlon and celebrity spokesman for the Triune Understanding.
When Janet Van Dyne's father died, she convinced her father's associate Hank Pym to give her a supply of "Pym particles"; Pym also subjected her to a procedure which granted her the ability to, upon shrinking, grow wings and fire blasts of energy, which she called her "wasp's stings."