Real Name: Sam Wilson
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-730834)
Group Membership: Avengers (Ant-Man, Captain
America, Hawkeye, Scarlet
Witch, Tigra, Vision,
Wasp) (all Earth-730834)
Richard Hawkins, Jarvis, Koko,
Boy, Redwing (all
Enemies: A.I.M., Black
Knight, Dr. Doom,
HYDRA (all Earth-730834)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Internationally mobile
First Appearance: Avengers United They Stand#3
Powers/Abilities: Falcon is an excellent
hand-to-hand fighter, having trained with Captain America and on the
streets, and is an excellent team player. Initially using scarlet wings
that provided flight, these wings were augmented by Hank Pym to be
bulletproof. The wings fold together tightly into a back-mounted pack
and can be triggered by mental command. His has also used a suit with
armor augmentations. He has a telepathic link with a pet falcon that
uses for mission support. Like other Avengers,
has an ID card that gives him instant face-to-face communication.
Weight: 240 lbs.
(Avengers United They Stand#3 (fb) - BTS) - Sam
Wilson was inspired to become a hero by the early movies of Simon
Williams (Wonder Man), even though they were considered tacky by some.
At some point, he gained a flying suit and a telepathic link with a
falcon he named Redwing.
(Avengers United They Stand#6
(fb) - BTS) - Falcon
adventured with Captain America.
(Avengers United They Stand#3
(fb) - BTS) - Falcon
became a local New York hero before joining the Avengers alongside the
synthezoid Vision in the wake of Wonder Man's apparent death. He moved
into Avengers Mansion
(with its attendant Jarvis) alongside other Avengers.
(Avengers United They Stand#3) - In Avengers Mansion, the Avengers' new line up ruminated over their past experiences with Wonder Man, including Falcon's fondness for Williams' action movies and they decided to watch one in memoriam.
(Avengers United They Stand#4)
- Falcon 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 inhibited Falcon's
connection to Redwing and the Avengers were locked in the castle
and the Black Knight managed to escape Latveria; the Falcon kept
Scarlet Witch aloft.
(Avengers United They Stand#5)
- Despite several
Avengers' doubts on the loyalty of pardoned ex-Hydra agent Black Widow
and how Hawkeye's
romantic feelings for her may have clouded his judgment over her recent
call, Falcon joined Hawkeye's team alongside Scarlet Witch and Vision
to infiltrate an A.I.M.
base in a rescue bid (as he considered himself neutral). However, while
four Avengers were able to quell the A.I.M.
science-based weapons with Falcon using his bulletproof wings, 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) - Falcon was
captured alongside other Avengers training at Avengers Mansion, as well
a thousand other humans internationally, by the obsessive
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. Disease-cleansing gas
knocked them out before they were released into a
jungle zone. The Avengers split into two teams; Falcon stayed
with Ant-Man's group alongside Captain America and Black Panther to
explore a nearby citadel but were captured by intelligent ape-like
(Avengers United They Stand#7)
- Falcon and the rest
of his small team, plus civilians (including physicist Dr. Richard
Hawkins) accompanying them, were taken before Wise Eye and the
"Neanderthal" council, but escaped and soon met Ant-Man's team.
Aided by Moon Boy and Devil Dinosaur, they broke through the doors back
into the cell-lined
corridor where 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: Adapted by Ty Templeton (writer), Derec Aucoin (pencils) and Walden Wong (inks).
Stats are taken from his Earth-616 counterpart, who
first appeared in Captain America I#117 (September, 1969) by Stan Lee
& Gene Colan.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Falcon of Earth-730834 has no known connections to:
Redwing was Falcon's faithful falcon that was linked
to him telepathically. It accompanied him on missions, providing extra
support in reconnaissance and battle. Redwing was left behind on Earth
when the Collector kidnapped the Avengers for his assortment of humans.
--Avengers United They Stand#3 (4-5
Avengers United They Stand#6, p17, pan1 (main image)
Avengers United They Stand#3, p17, pan4 (headshot in cinema)
Avengers United They Stand#4, p5, pan1 (headshot with shoulder armor)
Avengers United They Stand#5, p12, pan2 (bulletproof wings)
Avengers United They Stand#4, p5, pan3 (flying with armored boots)
Avengers United They Stand#3, p18, pan5 (Redwing)
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)
First posted: 02/18/2021
Last updated: 02/18/2021
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