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Superhero Breakdown: Iron Man

Iron Man (Tony Stark) has gone from an alcoholic chauvinistic arms merchant to a philanthropic billionaire.

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History of: Iron Man

Initially created to troll their readers, Marvel had no idea that Iron Man (Tony Stark) would become a fan favourite.

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History of: Captain America

Patriotic shield-bearer and seemingly-eternal man-out-of time, Captain America (Steve Rogers) has an iconic crime-fighting legacy.

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History of: Vision

Vision’s strange history is full of legacy – his name comes from one pre-existing comic character, and his body from another.

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History of: Scarlet Witch

Originally a submissive second-tier villain, Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) is now one of the most powerful heroes in the entire Marvel roster.

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History of: Spider-Man

Spider-Man’s real-world history might seem fairly normal, but his impact at the time cannot be overstated.

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History of: Wolverine

The fan-favourite Canadian X-Men has a bizarre past – both in the comics and in real life.

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Superhero Breakdown: Wolverine

Marvel’s Wolverine might be the best at what he does, but what he does isn’t very pretty.

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Superhero Breakdown: Vision

The android known as Vision has a more interesting history than you might suppose, and could very well have a stranger future than you may imagine.

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Superhero Breakdown: Scarlet Witch

Depending on the writer, Marvel’s Scarlet Witch’s powers can range from ‘being able to shoot bad luck curses out of her hands’ to ‘being able to rewrite the entire universe’.

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