Entertainment Visual Arts An Image Gallery of Marvel Comics The Avengers Share PINTEREST Email Print Wikimedia Commons Visual Arts Comic Books Marvel Comics Collecting DC Comics Anime & Manga By Aaron Albert Aaron Albert Aaron Albert, a collector of and an expert on comic books, has studied, taught, and written about the comic book genre for more than 20 years. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 02/25/19 The Avengers are Marvel Comics premiere superhero team. They are the heavy hitters of the Marvel Universe and heed the call when the universe is threatened. The Avengers has one of the largest rosters in the Marvel Universe with characters from the Fantastic Four, The X-Men, and many others. Take a look at some of the characters who have graced the Avengers rosters over the years. 01 of 14 Captain America Copyright Marvel Comics After undergoing a secret experiment at the hands of the United States government, Steve Rodgers went from frail young man to a supersoldier. 02 of 14 Iron Man Copyright Marvel Comics Billionaire Tony Stark became a superhero after creating the Iron Man suit. 03 of 14 Thor Copyright Marvel Comics Thor, the son of Odin and brother of Loki, became a much more popular character at the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 04 of 14 The Incredible Hulk Copyright Marvel Comics Bruce Banner is one of the most famous members of the Avengers. He's known for his TV catchphrase "You wouldn't like me when I'm angry." 05 of 14 Spider Woman Copyright Marvel Comics Jessica Drew gained her spider powers when her pregnant mother was shot with a laser containing the DNA of a spider. 06 of 14 Ms. Marvel Copyright Marvel Comics Both Carol Danvers and Kamala Khan have been members of the Avengers. 07 of 14 Antman Copyright Marvel Comics The Antman helmet has been worn by several characters starting with the suit's creator Hank Pym. 08 of 14 Black Knight Copyright Marvel Comics Dane Whitman is an actual knight with ties to the world of magic. 09 of 14 Black Panther Copyright Marvel Comics T'Challa is the leader of the African nation of Wakanda making him one of the richest members of the Marvel Universe. He was also the first African-American superhero. 10 of 14 Black Widow Copyright Marvel Comics Natasha Romanov may have started out as a Russian spy but after defecting to the United States she's become one of the few Avengers without superhero powers. 11 of 14 Moon Knight Copyright Marvel Comics Marc Spector was given his superhuman powers by the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. 12 of 14 Scarlet Witch Copyright Marvel Comics Unstable Wanda Maximoff, daughter of Magneto, has probably caused as much trouble as she's stopped. Her unforgettable House of M event changed the Marvel comic universe for years. 13 of 14 Sentry Copyright Marvel Comics Robert Reynolds is one of the most important superheroes that no one, even other superheroes, remembers. His constant fights with villain the Void require everyone's memories of the Sentry to be erased to save the world. 14 of 14 Loki Copyright Marvel Comics While many fans only know Loki as the villain in the first Avengers film, in the comics he takes on a more anti-hero role. His trickster ways mean things are always interesting when this Norse god arrives.