Meet the Characters: Marvel’s The Avengers

If you may not know or have encountered the characters in the Marvel’s “The Avengers”, let me show you brief stories about the major superheroes featured in the movie. Heads up!

Captain America

Real Name: Steven “Steve” Rogers
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 220 lbs
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Place of Birth: New York, New York
First Appearance: (Captain America) Captain America Comics #1 (1941); (Nomad) Captain America #180 (1974); (Captain)

Thor

Real Name: Thor Odinson
Height: 6’6″; (Blake) 5’9″
Weight: 640 lbs; (Blake) 150 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
Citizenship: Asgard; honorary US citizen
Place of Birth: A cave in Norway
First Appearance: Venus #12 (1951); (modern) Journey into Mystery #83 (1962)

Hulk

Real Name: Robert Bruce Banner
Height: 5′ 9½” (Banner); 6’6″ (gray Hulk); 7′ – 8′ (green/savageHulk); 7’6″ (green/Professor Hulk)
Weight: 128 lbs. (Banner); 900 lbs. (gray Hulk); 1,040 – 1,400 lbs.(green/savage Hulk); 1,150 lbs. (green/Professor Hulk)
Eyes: Brown (Banner); Gray (gray Hulk); Green (green/savage Hulk);Green (green/Professor Hulk)Hair:
Brown (Banner); Black (gray Hulk); Green (green/savage Hulk);Green (green/Professor Hulk)
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #1 (1962)

Iron Man

Real Name: Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark
Height: 6’1″; (in armor) 6’6″
Weight: 225 lbs.; (in armor) 425 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Place of Birth: Long Island, New York
First Appearance: Tales of Suspense #39 (1963)

Hawkeye

Real Name: Clinton Francis “Clint” Barton
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 230 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
Citizenship: U.S.A. with a criminal record, pardoned
Place of Birth: Waverly, Iowa
First Appearance: (as Hawkeye) Tales of Suspense #57 (1964); (as Goliath) Avengers #63 (1969); (as Ronin) New Avengers #27 (2007)

Nick Fury

Real Name: Nick Fury
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 231 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black (facial)
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Place of Birth: Unrevealed
First Appearance: Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #5 (2001)

Black Widow

Real Name: Natalia “Natasha” Alianovna Romanova
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 131 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Red-auburn (formerly dyed black)
Citizenship: Former citizen of Russia/U.S.S.R., resident in United States of America under extended visa authorized by S.H.I.E.L.D.
Place of Birth: Stalingrad, former U.S.S.R.
First Appearance: Tales of Suspense #52 (1964)

Avengers: Official Trailer

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