Official Name: Rotruvia
Capital City: Unrevealed
Major Languages: Rotruvian
Monetary Unit: Unrevealed
Major Resources: Molynite
National Defense: Their own military
International Relations: Latveria attempted to annex Rotruvia by force but America's Avengers team assisted in the battle.
Extraterrestrial Relations: None
Places of Interest: None identified
Domestic Super Humans: None
Non-Human Population: None
Prominent Citizens: None identified
Superhuman Residents: None
Domestic Crime: None known
International Crime: Latveria's Doctor Doom attempted an annex of Rotruvia by force and when the Avengers got involved, Doom dissolved every bit of Molynite within Rotruvia, destroying the country and forcing its surrender.
First Appearance: All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15 (December, 2016)
History: (All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15 (fb) - BTS) - Rotruvia was a neighbor country to Latverian, the European nation ruled by Doctor Doom. Rotruvia was the principal exporter of the Molynite power source and their language, Rotruvian, was similar to Hungarian.
All-Different Avengers I#15) - Upon learning that Doctor Doom was
attempted an annex of Rotruvia by force, the Avengers debated getting
involved despite Rotruvia refused American assistance. When Captain
America admitted Rick Jones' Teen Brigade had been flooded with calls
for help by the Rotruvian people, Thor announced that he sided with
Captain America in favor of helping Rotruvia and decided to take the
Avengers to Asgard to seek the guidance of the all-seeing Heimdall, who
could see the future and show the Avengers how their decision to get
involved in Rotruvian affairs was wise. Despite Heimdall's protest,
Thor had Heimdall look into the future, where Heimdall saw the Avengers
victorious in Rotruvia but not against Doctor Doom. Thor proclaimed
that the Avengers would be victorious against Doom and Heimdall then
sent the Avengers into Rotruvia, where the team fought alongside
Rotruvia against Doctor Doom and his Doombots. As the battle
progressed, Doom was nearly defeated and as a last ditch attack, Doom
unleashed a wave of alchemical radiation that dissolved all Molynite
within Rotruvia, destroying not only every weapon in Rotruvia but the
Rotruvian economy as well. Confused, Wasp asked why Doom would do such
a thing and Iron Man explained that the Rotruvian rulers would have no
choice but to beg Latveria for annexation in order to avoid total
economic meltdown after the Molynite's destruction. In their last bit
of protection for Rotruvia, the Avengers remained as the Rotruvian
regent signed surrender documents to Latveria and the team later
admitted that while lives were saved, it was a hollow victory since the
country itself was lost.
Comments: Created by Mark Waid and Adam Kubert.
This story involving Rotruvia occurred in the past,
at some point after Captain America was revived and joined the Avengers
(Avengers I#4) and before the original roster left (Avengers I#16).
Profile by Proto-Man.
Rotruvia has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15, p7, pan1 (Avengers running alongside Rotruvian soldiers)
All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15, p4, pan5 (Iron Man standing next to Rotruvia map)
All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15, p9, pan4 (Rotruvian soldiers)
All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15, p10, pan8 (Rotruvian regent surrendering to Doctor Doom)
All-New, All-Different Avengers I#15 (December, 2016) - Mark Waid (writer), Adam Kubert (art), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Last updated: 03/13/18
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