Avengers (1998) #9

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Avengers (1998) #9

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Avengers
Avengers

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.

Captain America
Captain America

Vowing to serve his country any way he could, young Steve Rogers took the super soldier serum to become America's one-man army. Fighting for the red, white and blue for over 60 years, Captain America is the living, breathing symbol of freedom and liberty.

Iron Man
Iron Man

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.

Silverclaw
Silverclaw

When her father died, Lupe was taken in by the Church orphanage, despite their misgivings about her “ungodly” powers.

Triathlon
Triathlon

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.

Vision
Vision

The metal monstrosity called Ultron created the synthetic humanoid known as the Vision from the remains of the original android Human Torch of the 1940s to serve as a vehicle of vengeance against the Avengers.

Wonder Man
Wonder Man

Simon Williams agreed to undergo an experiment to give him superhuman powers, and Baron Zemo gave him the costumed guise of Wonder Man, warning Simon that he would die without further treatments from Zemo in order to ensure his loyalty, but Simon betrayed Zemo to the Avengers and ultimately joined their ranks.