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24 ON THE COVER ON THE COVER 25 Thursday, May 3, 2012 Thursday, May 3, 2012 VENGERS GAPTAN MSTER THOR THOR THE INCREDIBLE DR BRUCE BANNER SUSPE JOURNEY INVO HULK TONY STARK STEVE ROGERS USPENSE AMERICA ASSEMBLED! IRON MAN! LOKI SEEKS REVENGE +. He's one of the most powerful beings in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, after his father, Odin. A genius in nuclear physics, he possess a mind so brilliant that it cannot be measured by any known intelligence test. Stark posesses a brilliant mind. At age of 21 he became CEO of Stark Industries. He is a prodigy in mechanical engineering, constantly creating new technology. SUPER SOLDIER SERUM ODIN iQ:??? iQ:267 M: T ark Ruffalo plays the role of Dr Bruce Banner, who invol- untarily transforms into The Hulk, a giant, raging, humanoid monster, leading to extreme complications in Banner's life. The Hulk first ap- ron Man, played by Robert Downey Jr., is shown as a billionaire playboy, an industrialist and an ingenious engineer. He suffers a severe chest aptain America, +. played by Chris Evans, was once hor is played by Chris Hems- worth. He's a It can metabolise and enhance all natural abilities. Allows the muscles to produce less fatigue toxins during physical activity. With the aid of a machine, Rogers was injected with the serum and dosed with energy called Vita-Rays. GAMMA RADIATION What makes an Avenger? High IQ, military serums, and something simply super Can be produced by supernova explosions and by the decay of radioactive materials. It kills living cells, which is why is used carefully in medicine to kill cancer cells. He possess superhu- man strength and his and bone tissues are limits are not deter- dense, which is why mined. His muscles he can resist heavy don't produce fatigue toxins in physical THE ARC REACTOR This device, started as an electromagnet that protected Stark's heart from the shrapnel inside his chest after his kidnap, also works as a battery for his armour. The arc has been updated since its creation, to feed his constantly updating armour models with massive power. a frail young man who was enhanced to the peak of human perfec- tion by an experimental serum in order to aid God who is exiled from his homeland of Asgard to Earth. While there, His skin, muscle, gamma rays -- he forms a relation- physical attacks. NATASHA ROMANOFF CLINT BARTON injury during a kidnap- ping where his captors attempt to force him to build a weapon of mass destruction. ship with a human, Jane Foster, who is a scientist. Thor must TUSPENSE + octivity. the United States war effort. Captain America first appeared 1941 in Captain Ameri- ca Comics #1. A television serial started in 1944, called Captain America. Height 6'2" Weight 99.7 kg Bruce was experimenting to make humans immune to gamma radiation. When he tested the experiment on himself, the result was totally unexpected. Skilled warrior trained in the arts of war as well as in hand- to-hand combat. He has also mastered the use of weapons including hammers, spears and swords. stop his brother Loki, who intends to become peared in the comic The Incredible Hulk tead, he Barton's accuracy is as close to perfect as it gets. He has near- perfect precision with any aimed or thrown weapon and can hurl objects with extreme speed in direct aim and complicated rebounds. 8 cm the new king of Asgard. Thor first appeared in the comic Journey in Mystery #83 in August 1962. creates a powered suit of armour to save his life and escapes captiv- ity. He later uses the suit to help protect the world as Iron Man. His first appearance was in the Tales of Suspense #39 in March 1963. Natasha is a very intelligent and qualified agent. She speaks with fluency several languages, also is a talented hacker and expert strategist. #1 in May 1962. A TV series run from 1978 to 1982, starring Lou Ferrigno. His reflexes and senses and mental performance are superior and he heals faster than most humans. 2.13m The arc can produce 3 GigaJoules/second (The energy used in a home for one month!) His bone structure "I still and muscles grow dramatically when he gets angry. carlett Johnson plays the role of agent Natasha Romanoff a.k.a Black Widow. In her short career at S.H.I.E.L.D., she has turned covert espionage, the black ops, hand-to-hand combat and 41.7m ARMOUR When he's fully armoured, he possesses nigh- invulnerability and immunity to human ailments and also protection against: believe in Lightweight titanium He can lift 100 tons heroes." "We're not a team. We're a time-bomb!" "At this point I doubt anything would surprise me." "You have no An Olympic level athlete, gymnast and acrobat capable of many difficult feats. CUSTOM ARROWS Armed with explosives and tech godgets. -Nick Fury 80 kg 635 His size, weight and strength can vary depending his stress levels and can be more. idea who you are dealing with!" ARMOUR He can reach speeds of up to approximately His bones and muscles are denser. He can lift 2 tons fter betraying his brother Thor to the Throne of Asgard and being defeated, he retreated to lands unknown to plot his revenge. This time he plans to conquer the planet that his brother now protects, seizing the amazing power of the cosmic cube that once belonged to Odin and this time, he's not alone. More than one hero will 48 k/h otain -Bruce Banner surveillance into an art form. ....... She combines strength, speed and agility with martial arts. She has mastered karate, judo, aikido, boxing, wrestling and multiple styles of kung fu. "If we can't MARK I -Steve Rogers -Thor Electrocution Fire Toxins, Radiation poisons The Black Widow first ap- peared in The Tales of Sus- pense #52 in April 1964. protect the Earth, you can be damn sure He masters several martial arts such as hand-to-hand combat and boxing. THE COMPOUND BOW The armour is an advanced piece of mechani- cal engineering and is frequently upgraded with the most advanced technology. Until now, Stark has produced six models including the first one that allowed him to escape from his kidnappers, known as the MARK I. +. NICK FURY "This is nothing we were ever trained for." Barton's extraordinarily fast reflexes and exceptional dexterity mean he is able to fire six arrows faster than the average human can fire six bullets. He's able to make really long leaps, (approx 1.6 km ) and land with precision. Transformed, Bruce possess skin so tough, even bullets don't pierce it. we'll avenge it." THE MIGHTY HAMMER MJOLNIR She's an accurate and O skilled marksman and a master of seduction. S.H.I.E.L.D. designed his new suit. It's composed of nomex and kevlar fibres. -Tony Stark ARMOUR CAPABILITIES The hammer was forged from the heart of a dying star and also it received several enchantments from Odin, making it virtually indestructible. S.H.I.E.L.D. DIRECTOR -Natasha R. He is the master strategist, behind the "Avengers Initiative", an elite group of superhumans assembled to face global scale threats Mjolnir can only be handled by a person is worthy to possess the power of Thor, otherwise it's impossible to lift. THE SHIELD He is an excellent combatant in various martial arts and has aerialist and acrobat training. TALES OF SUSPENSEE S.H.I.E.L.D. It was constructed by Howard Stark (Tony's father) and is made of Vibranium. This material absorbs the energy from bullets impacts, and also mystical weapons like Thor's hammer, Mjolnir. High ranking S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, veteran spy and experienced fighter pilot. THE HULK Inside the armour Stark is able to lift IRON MAN be needed to defeat him Fly at speeds of 2,414 km/h ogent. 80 tons this time. The armour has particle beam weapons in the palm gauntlets that can repell physical and energy attacks, and a powerful version in the chest, called Unibeam. 43 cm "You were HAMMER POWERS made to be ruled." 76 cm HAWKEYE that no single hero could -Loki eremy Renner plays Clint Barton, who lost his parents at an early age. After years in an orphanage, he escaped and later joined a circus where he became Weather control BLACK WIDOW The armour holds ammo, including anti-tank and armour-piercing rounds. It's used as a throwing weapon, because of its ability to bounce off solid objects. It projects powerful blasts of energy. Turning Mjolnir with great force, Thor is capable of flight. face alone. 5.4 kg a master archer. He is now part of S.H.I.E.L.D., codename Hawkeye. His first appear- ance was in The Tales of Sus- CAPTAIN AMERICA "I got Him!" IRON MAN E GOD OF THUNDER -Clint Barton pense #57 Loki's soldiers BY HUGO A. SANCHEZ, DWYNN RONALD V. TRAZO, SHARMEEN KHAN/OGulf News CINEMATIC TIMELINE 965 AD Frost Giants invade Earth. Odin fights Frost Giants back to Jotunheim; adopts an abandoned Frost Giant, Loki. Nov 1940 Johann Schmidt tests Erskine's Super Soldier Serum; it turns him into Red Skull, Howard Stark's Project Rebirth aims to produce America's Super Soldier. Jun 22, 1943 Rogers is transformed from a weakling into a super soldier using Erskine's serum and Howard Stark's Vita-Rays. Jan 1963 Russian Anton Vanko defects to the US and begins work with Howard Stark in developing Arc Reactor technology under the title of 'The Unity Project'. Jan 12, 2006 Banner's gamma experiment fails and triggers mutation; he becomes the Hulk. Oct 25, 2009 Stark admits to the world he is Iron Man. May 12, 2010 Thor's coronation in May 14, 2010 Thor battles Loki; destroys Bifrost bridge. Loki falls into space. May 16, 2011 Rogers' May 12, 2010 Thor, banished to Earth, is How does each Avenger fit into the Asgard is cut short because of a break-in in the treasure room. The culprits are Frost Giants. Thor is enraged at what he sees as, an act of war. crash site is found. S.H.I.E.L.D. agents find the frozen, but alive, Rogers. story? Here's the cinematic background S.H.I.E.L.D's Nick Fury discusses 'Avengers Initiative' with Stark. found by Jane Foster. He is stripped of his powers. O 00:03:24 & 00:38:33 Ironman (2008) AO 00:35:19 O 00:45:23 O 01:58:50 & 02:00:04 M O 00:02:47 O 01:35:41 O O 00:25:10 O 00:01:54 O 00:11:08 The Incredible Hulk (2008) Ironman 2 (2010) May - Aug 2009 Stark is captured by terrorists; builds Mark 1 with Yinsen to escape Apr 29, 2010 Stark hires personal assistant; unaware that she's S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Romanoff (Black Widow). May 12, 2010 Stark Expo is hijacked by Anton Vanko's son, Ivan, who uses drones. Stark/Iron Man and ally James May 13, 2010 Loki discovers Laufey the Frost Giant King is his real father. Odin collapses; goes into sleep. May 16, 2010 Soldier Emil Blonsky is injected with serum; mutates Jul 4, 1918 Steve Rogers is born in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph and Sarah Rogers. Mar 1942 Schmidt discovers the May 1945 Rogers and military destroy HYDRA – the organisation Schmidt is affiliated with. Rogers defeats Schmidt, who after handling the Tesseract, is sent into the cosmos. Rogers Dec 18, 1969 O 00:01:57 Tesseract (cosmic cube), a source of unspeakable power, hidden within a monastery in Norway. Bruce Banner is born Feb 2012 Earth is under threat Thor (2011) from alien force. S.H.I.E.L.D.s Nick Rhodes/War Machine defeat Vanko. into Abomination. May 10, 1971 Tony Stark is born in Long Island , NY to Howard Fury calls on the heroes formed O 00:02:27 & O 00:37:31 Hulk defeats him. O Captain America (2011) O 00:00:00 (Time in movie) O 00:06:46 O 00:49:31 O 00:22:26 O 01:26:51 & 01:27:50 from the 'Avengers Initiative'. crashlands off Greenland. and Maria Stark. 00:25:13 O 01:22:30 Sources:,, Photos: Supplied

Avengers assembled!

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