Real Name: Gloria "Glory" Garsen

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Captain America, Mrs. Jarvis, Edwin Jarvis

Enemies: the demons of "Inferno"

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: Avengers I#298 (December, 1988)

Powers/Abilities: Glory has not demonstrated any unusual abilities.

History: (Avengers I#298) - Glory Garsen was onboard a subway car when it became possessed by one of the many demons which had been invading New York City during "Inferno." Edwin Jarvis helped bring her and the other passengers to safety, and she gave him a kiss to thank him. Deciding that a man as good as he shouldn't be lost, she set after Edwin, only to be attacked by two possessed cars. Jarvis came to her rescue again, stabbing one of the cars in the "eye" (headlight). Glory confessed that she was pursuing him, having been to enough singles bars to know not to let him get away. When they were attacked by another possessed car, Jarvis tried to combat it, but was nearly slain until the Captain (Captain America) came to his rescue. Jarvis convinced the Captain that he should regroup the Avengers, and the Captain took off to deal with the crisis at hand. Glory was impressed by the Captain, but told Jarvis that she wasn't interested in someone with super-powers--she just wanted a man with "enough courage to be a hero...and enough gentleness to be a man." She and Jarvis set off arm-in-arm as he walked her home.

(Avengers I#325) - Jarvis brought Glory with him to a party at Sersi's loft, but was under the hypnotic influence of Mother Night and Minister Blood at the time. He hallucinated that Glory was the Crimson Cowl and nearly shot her, but Quasar stopped him.

(Avengers 1999 Annual (fb)) - After the Avengers had seemingly perished during Onslaught, Edwin fell into despair, spending most of his days in front of the television, worrying about Glory and Mrs. Jarvis. However, when the Avengers returned from Counter-Earth, Edwin shook himself out of his ennui, hugged his mother and Glory, and set out to prepare for the Avengers' return.

(Avengers Annual 2001/2 - BTS) - Jarvis was delayed for a dinner with Glory when he had to answer several queries from security liaison Duane Freeman on the Avengers' histories.

Comments: Created by Walter Simonson, John Buscema and Tom Palmer.

by Prime Eternal

Glory Garsen should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Avengers I#298, page 29, panel 3
Avengers I#298, page 30, panel 2

Avengers I#325 (October, 1990) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Rik Levins (pencils), Fred Fredricks & Diverse Hands (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers Annual 1999 (July, 1999) - John Francis Moore (writer), Leonardo Manco (artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers Annual 2001 (2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Ian Churchill (pencils), Norm Rapmund (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)

Last updated: 09/18/13

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