Black Widow, real name Natasha Romanoff, is a trained female secret agent and superhero that appears in Marvel Comics. Associated with the superhero teams S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers, Black Widow makes up for her lack of superpowers with world class training as an athlete, acrobat, and expert martial artist and weapon specialist. Black Widow was introduced by Marvel in Tales of Suspense #52 in April, 1964.
Black Widow has a height of 5’5” | 1.64 m in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 5’7” | 1.70 m in the comics.
Name: Natasha Romanoff
Height: 5’5” | 1.64 m (MCU); 5’7” | 1.70 m (Comics)
First Appearance: Tales of Suspense #52 (April, 1964)
Powers: Secret agent; hand-to-hand combat specialist; slowed aging; master marksman and weapon specialist
Black Widow standing (batons), walking (front), jumping (fighting), crouched
Captain America, real name Steve Rogers, is a superhero World War II super-soldier that appears prominently throughout many Marvel Comics. Granted Peak Human strength, speed, agility, reflexes, and accelerated healing due to the effects of the Super-Solider Serum, Captain America is a skilled combatant and also the moral compass and leader of the Avengers. Steve Rogers combines his superhuman abilities with an iconic vibranium shield to further his battle skills. Captain America was introduced by Marvel in Captain America Comics #1 in March, 1941.
Captain America has a height of 6’1” | 1.85 m in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 6’2” | 1.88 m in the comics.
Name: Steve Rogers
Height: 6’1” | 1.85 m (MCU); 6’2” | 1.88 m (Comics)
First Appearance: Captain America Comics #1 (March, 1941)
Powers: Super-Soldier Serum granting super strength, speed, agility, reflexes; hand-to-hand combat expert; Vibranium-steel Shield
Captain America standing, walking, dashing (front), dashing (side)
Mysterio, real name Quentin Beck, is a master illusionist and supervillain that often faces off with Spider-Man in Marvel Comics. With origins as an actor and skilled special effects and robotics technician, Mysterio uses misdirection, holograms, and effects to disorient his enemies. Mysterio initially appeared as a villain to Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man #13 in June, 1964 and arrived in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Spider-Man: Far From Home in 2019. Mysterio is played in the MCU by actor Jake Gyllenhaal with a height of 5’11” | 1.80 m.
Name: Quentin Beck
Height: 5’11” | 1.80 m (MCU); 5’11” | 1.80 m (Comics)
First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man #13 (June, 1964)
Powers: Illusion expert; master hypnotist; roboticist; hand to hand combat
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal
Mysterio standing, flying, flying (attack), standing (attack)
Thor, real name Thor Odinson, is the Asgardian god of thunder who wields the magical hammer, Mjolnir, in Marvel Comics. A founding member of the superhero team the Avengers, Thor possesses Asgardian traits of long-life and superhuman strength, speed and durability. Using Mjolnir, Thor gains the ability to fly, manipulate the weather, and can channel the power of electricity into the hammer. Thor was introduced by Marvel in Journey into Mystery #83 in August, 1962.
Thor has a height of 6’3” | 1.91 m in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 6’6” | 1.98 m in the comics.
Name: Thor Odinson
Height: 6’3” | 1.91 m (MCU); 6’6” | 1.98 m (Comics)
First Appearance: Journey into Mystery #83 (August, 1962)
Powers: Longevity; superhuman strength, speed, durability; wielding Mjolnir grants flight, control of electricity, manipulation of the weather
Thor standing (front), standing (side), walking (front), flying (attack)
Thanos, also known as the Mad Titan, is a powerful galactic supervillain that appears in Marvel Comics. A son of the Eternals with Deviant genes, Thanos possesses some of strongest natural superhuman powers and abilities in the galaxy which he pairs with his genius as a tactician and immortal being. Thanos was first introduced by Marvel in The Invincible Iron Man #55 in February, 1973.
Thanos has a height of 8’3” | 2.52 m in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 6’7” | 2.01 m in the comics.
Height: 8’3” | 2.52 m (MCU); 6’7” | 2.01 m (Comics)
First Appearance: The Invincible Iron Man #55 (February, 1973)
Powers: Superhuman physiology of Eternals granting strength, speed, durability, agility, longevity; genius tactician; plasma energy projection
Thanos standing (passive), standing (gauntlet), standing (fighting), crouch (fighting)
The Hulk, real name Bruce Banner, is a transformed green-skinned muscular superhero that appears in Marvel Comics. Created by accidental exposure to experimental gamma radiation, the Hulk is in constant conflict between being an uncontrollably strong superhuman and the intelligent and weak alter ego of Bruce Banner. Often teaming with the Avengers, the Hulk is nearly invulnerable and has superhuman strength, stamina, and anger. The Hulk was introduced by Marvel in Incredible Hulk #1 in May, 1962.
The Hulk has a height of 8’2” | 2.5 m in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 7’-8’ | 2.13-2.44 m in the comics.
Name: Bruce Banner
Height: 8’2” | 2.5 m (MCU); 7’-8’ | 2.13-2.44 m (Comics)
First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #1 (May, 1962)
Powers: Invulnerability and regenerative healing; superhuman strength and stamina
Hulk standing (passive), standing (flex), leaping (front), leaping (side)