The Avengers

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This article is about the team and the series about them. For the film, see The Avengers (film). For the 2020 video game, see Avengers (video game).

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The Avengers
DeveloperStan Lee, Jack Kirby
PublisherMarvel Comics, various
SystemsAs noted below
Released1963-present (comics)
1966-present (television)
1991-present (video games)
2006-present (films)
Added to
museum
As noted below

The Avengers is a superhero team that is part of an American multimedia series consisting of comics, television shows, films, music, and video games.

The Avengers team was created in September 1963 by the Marvel Comics writer Stan Lee and the artist and writer Jack Kirby.

The Avengers were also main characters in the Marvel Super Heroes series, in the Capcom vs. series, and in some games in the Disney Infinity series.

Fictional character biography

Superheroes team up to defeat villains that they can not face alone.

Marvel comics

The Avengers team featured in the main universe in the Marvel comics is the original version. In this universe, the founding members were Ant-Man and the Wasp, Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk. Captain America was given founder status when Hulk left the team after their second mission.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

The founding members of the Avengers team from the Marvel Cinematic Universe include Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, and Hawkeye.

Animated films

Title Studio Release Added to museum Notes
Ultimate Avengers: The Movie MLG Productions
(Marvel and Lionsgate)
2006 April 4, 2020 Animated film based on the first six issues of the Ultimates comic.
Ultimate Avengers: Rise of the Panther MLG Productions
(Marvel and Lionsgate)
2006 April 4, 2020 Animated sequel to Ultimate Avengers: The Movie.
The Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow MLG Productions
(Marvel and Lionsgate)
2008 Not yet Animated film wherein Iron Man trains the children of slain Avengers.
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher Madhouse 2014 April 4, 2020 Anime follow-up to Iron Man: Animated Series.
Featuring Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Iron Man, Nick Fury, S.H.I.E.L.D., Thor, and War Machine.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Title Studio Release Added to museum Notes
The Avengers Marvel Studios 2012 November 22, 2019 Featuring Agent Coulson, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Iron Man, Loki, Nick Fury, S.H.I.E.L.D., and Thor.
Avengers: Age of Ultron Marvel Studios 2015 June 28, 2018 Featuring Peggy Carter, Black Widow, Captain America, Falcon, Hawkeye, Hulk, Iron Man, Nick Fury, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, S.H.I.E.L.D., Thor, Ultron, Vision, and War Machine.
Captain America: Civil War Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures 2016 June 28, 2018 Featuring Black Panther, Black Widow, Captain America, Falcon, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Spider-Man, Thor, Vision, War Machine, and Winter Soldier.
Avengers: Infinity War Marvel Studios 2018 November 22, 2019 Featuring Black Panther, Black Widow, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Falcon, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hulk, Iron Man, Loki, Nick Fury, Scarlet Witch, S.H.I.E.L.D., Thanos, Thor, Vision, War Machine, and Winter Soldier.
Avengers: Endgame Marvel Studios 2019 November 22, 2019 Featuring Ant-Man and the Wasp, Black Panther, Black Widow, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Falcon, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hawkeye, Hulk, Hydra, Iron Man, Loki, Nick Fury, Peggy Carter, Scarlet Witch, S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man, Thanos, Thor, Vision, War Machine, and Winter Soldier.

The Avengers video games

Title Developer System Release Added to museum Notes
Captain America and The Avengers Data East
Opera House
Realtime Associates
Arcade
Genesis
SNES
Game Boy
Game Gear
1991 Not yet Brawler based on Marvel Comics characters.
Captain America and The Avengers Data East NES 1991 Not yet Platformer based on Marvel Comics characters. Iron Man and Vision were captured by the Mandarin.
Avengers in Galactic Storm Data East Arcade 1996 Not yet Fighting game based on Marvel Comics characters. Iron Man was an assist character.
Lego Marvel's Avengers Traveller's Tales
TT Fusion
Windows
PS3
PS4
Xbox 360
Xbox One
Wii U
macOS
3DS
Vita
2016 Not yet Action-adventure game based on Marvel Cinematic Universe films, which also includes characters from Marvel Comics.
Avengers Crystal Dynamics
Eidos Montréal
PS4
Stadia
Xbox One
Windows
2020 Not yet