Real Name: Wanda Maximoff
(Earth-730834) human mutant
Group Membership: Avengers
Affiliations: Ant-Man, Black Panther, Black
Widow, Captain America, Devil
Dinosaur, Hawkeye, Dr.
Richard Hawkins, Jarvis, Koko,
Fury, S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Raymond Sikorsky, Tigra, Vision,
Enemies: A.I.M., Black
Knight, Dr. Doom,
HYDRA, Ultron, Baron Wolfgang von Strucker
Known Relatives: Quicksilver (Pietro, brother)
Base of Operations: Internationally mobile
First Appearance: Avengers United They Stand#1
Powers/Abilities: Scarlet Witch can direct
shining mutant hex bolts that deliver unpredictable and chaotic results.
Technology is particularly susceptible to her hexes, which are usually
generated through a combination of mental concentration and hand
gestures. She relies heavily on her
powers and she does not wear armor. Like other Avengers, she
has an ID card that gives her instant face-to-face communication.
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair: Dark brown
(Avengers United They Stand#3 (fb) - BTS) - As the
original Avengers parted ways, Scarlet Witch joined the new line up
of Avengers alongside her brother Quicksilver, plus Hawkeye and leader
Captain America. Over the years, the Avengers roster updated and
Witch participated in many missions. She stayed in Avengers Mansion
(with its attendant Jarvis) and started to become
romantically attracted to Wonder Man; the attraction was mutual.
(Avengers United They Stand#1) - In Avengers Mansion, Wonder Man brought
Scarlet Witch refreshments when Ultron was suddenly activated and the
power went out. She was duped by Ultron imitating Jarvis, but further
destruction brought her and Wonder Man into the fight alongside the
Avengers against Ultron. Falling debris left her too injured to pursue
Ultron any further.
(Avengers United They Stand#2) - Along with the rest of the Avengers, Scarlet Witch was briefed by Nick Fury onboard the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier about Baron Wolfgang von Strucker's HYDRA plot to kill all humans save one HYDRA base using a specialized doomsday rocket. Scarlet Witch's hex gave them access to the HYDRA island base where they met new ally Black Widow, but they were soon fighting HYDRA troops. While Wonder Man bashed at the launched "Ragnarocket", Scarlet Witch went after him on a flying platform to help. Wonder Man disabled the rocket and she affectionately caught him before he fell into the sea.
(Avengers United They Stand#3 (fb)) - Ultron launched
another assault using the synthezoid Vision, who felled Wonder Man in
an attack. The Avengers overcame the synthezoid and downloaded Wonder
Man's memories and brain engrams into the Vision, giving him free will, although Ultron kept Wonder Man's body.
(Avengers United They Stand#3) - The Avengers
discussed Vision's status as a new Avenger and if he had access to any
of Wonder Man's memories; Vision lied and denied he did, leaving
Scarlet Witch saddened at the lost love she had with Wonder Man.
However, Vision was repressing his own true feelings and wished only to
focus on protecting Wanda.
(Avengers United They Stand#4) - Scarlet Witch joined
the other Avengers on a mission to stop the villainous Black Knight
from selling the destructive Ultimate
to the Latverian despot, Dr. Doom, but they were all captured by Doom's
robot sentries after crossing the closed borders. Doom's
power-neutralizing collars also apparently inhibited Scarlet Witch's
hex abilities and the Avengers were locked in the castle dungeons. They
and the Black Knight managed to escape Latveria; the Falcon kept
(Avengers United They Stand#5) - Despite several
Avengers' doubts on the loyalty of Black Widow and how Hawkeye's
romantic feelings for her may have clouded his judgment over her recent
call, Scarlet Witch was the first to support him infiltrating an A.I.M.
base in a rescue bid. Vision and Falcon then also agreed to join
him. However, while the four Avengers were able to quell the A.I.M.
science-based weapons, the A.I.M. fighters fled, including Black
Widow and her presumed-dead husband. Disappointed, the Avengers escaped
the self-detonation of the A.I.M. base.
(Avengers United They Stand#6) - Scarlet Witch was
captured alongside other Avengers at Avengers Mansion, as well as over
a thousand other humans internationally, by the obsessive extraterrestrial Collector
using his teleportation orbs and transported to his spaceship into
individual cells, where in his giant flesh form he informed them he was
saving them from an impending extinction event. She saw Vision's solar
blast hurt the Collector but the giant rapidly recovered.
Disease-cleansing gas knocked them out before they were released into a
jungle zone. The Avengers split into two teams; Scarlet Witch stayed
with Ant-Man's group and waited to see if they could reopen the doors
to gain access to the rest of the ship. Vision noted a nearby gorilla
before the guardian Moon Boy attacked astride Devil Dinosaur
accompanied by raptors.
(Avengers United They Stand#7) - Ant-Man's team
overcame the dinosaurs using their respective powers. Following
Vision's observations, Scarlet Witch recognized Koko as the sign
language-trained gorilla, who then helped communicate with Moon Boy to
aid the Avengers' escape through the doors. Back in the cell-lined
corridor, they again encountered the Collector. With the Avengers determined to be free, Scarlet Witch and
Vision combined their hex and solar blast powers, unexpectedly
disintegrating the Collector's flesh form, but he generated a new body
ship's floor. Concerned at their destructive nature, the Collector
offered the captive humans the choice to return to Earth; only a few
chose to accompany the Avengers home in a separate spaceship.
Comments: Created by Ty Templeton (writer), Derec Aucoin (pencils) and Walden Wong (inks).
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Scarlet Witch of Earth-730834 has no known connections to:
Codenamed Quicksilver, Pietro was Wanda's brother and formed part of the second roster of Avengers alongside his sister plus Hawkeye and Captain America. Although unpopular with team-mates, he was the only remaining family Wanda was aware of. At some point, Quicksilver left the team and Wanda began writing him a letter just before Ultron's first attack.
He presumably had the same superspeed
powers as his Earth-616 counterpart.
--Avengers United They Stand#1 (3(fb)
Avengers United They Stand#2, p6, pan1 (main image)
Avengers United They Stand#3, p16, pan2 (headshot, first costume)
Avengers United They Stand#2, p9, pan5 (using hex powers)
Avengers United They Stand#3, p16, pan2 (Quicksilver)
Avengers United They Stand#1 (November, 1999) - Ty Templeton (script), Eric Lewald (story consultant), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#2 (December, 1999) - Ty Templeton (script), Eric Lewald (story consultant), Jason Armstrong (pencils), Scott Koblish (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#3 (January, 2000) - Ty Templeton (script), Eric Lewald (story consultant), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#4 (February, 2000) - Ty Templeton (writer), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#5 (March, 2000) - Ty Templeton (script), Eric Lewald (story consultant), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#6 (April, 2000) - Ty Templeton (writer), Eric Lewald (story consultant), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers United They Stand#7 (June, 2000) - Ty Templeton (writer), Derec Aucoin (pencils), Walden Wong (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Last updated: 06/12/17
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