During World War II, Steve Rogers volunteered to receive the experimental Super-Soldier Serum. Enhanced to the pinnacle of human physical potential and armed with an unbreakable shield, he became Captain America. After a failed mission left him encased in ice for decades, he was found and revived by the Avengers, later joining their ranks and eventually becoming the team's leader.
Simon Williams was made into a being of pure ionic energy by Baron Zemo, becoming the impossibly powerful Wonder Man. Meant to aid the Masters of Evil in their campaign against the Avengers, Wonder Man found himself sympathizing with the heroes and joined their team instead. He has remained an Avengers mainstay ever since, despite his constant insecurities and battles with his own mortality.
Hank Pym is a scientific genius, a founding member of the Avengers, the creator of Pym Particles and of Ultron, and a modern-day superhero who suffers from a Bipolar disorder. He has acted under many memorable identities such as Ant-Man, Giant Man, Goliath, Yellowjacket, and the Wasp. He is also the Earth's Scientist Supreme, as decreed by Eternity.
The Brothers Grimm are two sets of twin supervillains who are brothers, They are an Enemy of Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and the Avengers.
Taskmaster possesses the ability to absorb knowledge and instantly replicate the combat skills of anyone he observes. He has used these skills as a teacher to many super villains, henchmen, and even some heroes. In order to clean his record, he started working for the U.S. government as a combat instructor. Due to a set of events, he was ultimately put in as sheriff of the criminal island known as Bagalia. He currently serves as Madame Hydra's personal bodyguard.
Whiz Kid is a member of the Pennsylvania's official Initiative team, the Liberteens.
Henry Peter Gyrich, an ambitious politician, has often been a thorn in the side to the superhuman community. Afraid of that which is different, Gyrich has often hindered the effectiveness of superheroes and has been among the first to blame them for society's ills.
Ares is the son of Zeus and the Olympian God of War. After years of fighting against The Avengers, Thor, and mostly his own brother Hercules, Ares joined the ranks of the Avengers. He was a member of Tony Stark's official Avengers team and later Norman Osborn's Dark Avengers. After he attacked Osborn for tricking him in starting Siege on Asgard, he was stopped and killed by the Sentry.
Ultimo is a sentient weapon that was made by a group of unnamed aliens simply to destroy anything it encounters, save for its masters.
After encountering the Kree hero Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers was accidentally subjected to otherworldly radiation that transformed her into a superhuman warrior. Calling herself Ms. Marvel, she established herself as one of the most powerful and prominent heroes and respected member of the Avengers. She has now adopted the mantle of Captain Marvel for herself.
A global terrorist who uses violence to put an end to nationalism.
A former football player, Flying Tiger first appeared as an enemy of the original Spider-Woman, Jessica Drew.
Curtiss Jackson is the head of The Corporation's west coast division and the founder of Power Broker, Inc. - a criminal organization that would augment the strength of paying individuals to superhuman levels.
Needle is an older tailor who was mugged and lost one of his eyes. But he also gained a power to paralyze people with his gaze of his good eye.
Senator Woodman works for Hydra and is blackmailing Hardball.
Komodo a recruit of The Initiative recommended by Curt Connors (The Lizard). Komodo's appearance and powers are derived from Dr. Connors' lizard formula, which she stole and then altered to fit her own DNA.
Cloud 9 was recruited by War Machine into The Initiative, and she has the ability to fly on what appears to be a chemical-based cloud.
Hardball was apart of the draft of Initiative recruits. A recent graduate of the of the Initiative training program. He recently betrayed the Initiative and became a member of HYDRA.
Gauntlet is a recruit of The Initiative and is the program's drill instructor. Joseph is a rough and tough human being. He never gives up and will keep pushing you till you are over the edge.
Baron Von Blitzschlag is a recruit of The Initiative and a member of the research staff of the program.
Michael van Patrick (MVP) was a recruiter of The Initiative recommended by Justice. MVP appears to have pushed his bodily condition to peak human level athlete. MVP is the great-grandson of Dr. Erskine, the inventor of the Super-Soldier Serum.
Trauma was one of the top recruits of The Initiative trained at Camp Hammond, specifically trained by by the New Mutant, Moonstar. His power to sense what people are afraid and then morph into their worse fear enabled him to be a prolific combatant and talented therapist.
A new recruit in the Initiative, Armory was almost instantly expelled from the program for accidentally
The creator of the Super Soldier Serum that created Captain America. He was assassinated before writing down the formula, which led to several parties attempting to recreate the formula from scratch with little success.
Ragnarok is a cyborg clone of Thor created by Tony Stark, Reed Richards, and Hank Pym by fusing the DNA of an Asgardian and Stark tech. Together to help the team of Avengers during the events of "Civil War". He has all the powers of the Asgardian god and none of the humanity emotions and such.
Michael was cloned from the body of Michael Van Patrick (MVP) of the Initiative after his death, and was one of the Scarlet Spiders. He was killed by Ragnarok in the aftermath of Secret Invasion.
Van was cloned from the body of Michael Van Patrick (MVP) of the Initiative after his death, and is one of the Initiative's Scarlet Spiders. He was killed by K.I.A.
Patrick was cloned from the body of Michael Van Patrick (MVP) of the Initiative after his death, and is one of the Initiative's Scarlet Spiders. He is the last surviving Scarlet Spider.
The leader of the Liberteens, the Philadelphia based Initiative team.
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