Morgan le Fay (Marvel)
Morgan le Fay is a female comic supervillain that features in Marvel Comics.
In 1211, she was visited by a time traveller from the future named Doctor Doom with the two becoming lovers. She was known to had taught him dark arts which he came to use in his native time. (Mighty Avengers v1 #9)
She came to swear revenge against Doctor Doom and travelled through time to his youth intend to murdering him when he was a boy as she felt he had betrayed her. However, she decided that killing him at this point would give her no satisfaction as he needed to know the reason why she intended to kill him. Thus, she emerged in the modern age during the time of the Dark Reign when he was returned back to Latveria. Morgan le Fay managed to overpower his armed escorts and eventually defeated him when the [[Dark Avengers] arrived on the scene. The Iron Patriot Norman Osborn told her to desist with the sorceress refusing which was when the Sentry arrived to pull her head from her body seemingly killing her. However, the nature of time travel meant that she her prior self was aware of the death and returned to the point of her demise allowing her to attack the Avenger team again. (Dark Avengers v1 #2) Her army of mystical beasts overwhelmed the Dark Avengers with le Fay turning Ares to stone after which Hawkeye seemingly killed her with a volley of arrows though once again this death was only temporary. Upon returning again, she renewed her assault with the Dark Avengers unable to defeat her until the Iron Patriot along with Doctor Doom travelled back in time through a Timecube to the point in Morgan le Fay's past at her castle when she started her assault. (Dark Avengers v1 #3) Confronted by the two future travellers, she attempted to use her magic to stop them but was stopped by Doctor Doom though the Latverian ruler was unable to kill Morgan as it threatened the timeline. Instead, he banished her to prehistoric England where she had to survive dinosaurs that attempted to prey on her. With her defeat in the past, her forces and presence in the future nullified leading to their defeat. (Dark Avengers v1 #4)
This saw her conquer the wild world where she came to rule as the people feared her. During this time, creatures known as the Skrullduggers arose that slaughtered hundreds in their blind fury until they were tamed by Morgan le Fay. Afterwards, Weirdworld was visited by the Roxxon Energy Corporation under the leadership of Director Dario Agger who using a combination of science and magic struck at Morgan le Fay with them taking her by surprise. Thus, her palace was burnt down and she was captured with the Skrullduggers being released to terrorise the people of Weirdworld. Morgan le Fay was then detained at a special facility built in that magical world where experiments were made into producing limitless power that was drained from her. Thus, she remained trapped there for sometime but the danger of the Skrullduggers breaking into Earth led to the corporation hiring super-powered support with Weapon H being drafted into this assignment. He came to determine the true nature of Roxxon's mysterious power generation project where he disagreed with them experiments on Morgan le Fay leading to him being bewitched into freeing her. (Weapon H v1 #10)
Personality and attributes
During the time she was Doctor Doom's lover she was known to had enjoyed the time they had spent together and had hoped that he had not simply used her to learn dark arts. She once put forth a demand that when next they meet that he should bring something from his future to her that was of value and that he should not return if he does not bring it to her. (Mighty Avengers v1 #9) When he never returned, she came to believe that he had only been with her to steal her mystical knowledge and felt betrayed by him with le Fay intending to get revenge on Doom. (Dark Avengers v1 #2)
Powers and abilities
Through an incantation, she could see images of the future through the waters of Avalon. It allowed her to witness her own lifeline in history and witness threats to her life. (Dark Avengers v1 #3)
The nature of her mystical time travel abilities meant that if killed in the future she simply returned back to her own time and returned to the point of her death without any harm. (Dark Avengers v1 #2)
She possessed a castle that was situated in the Valley of the Wailing Mists. (Mighty Avengers v1 #9)
- Morgan le Fay was created by Stan Lee and Joe Maneely where she made her first appearance in Black Knight v1 #1 (May, 1955) and her modern appearance in Spider-Woman v1 #2 (May, 1978).
- In Age of Ultron v1 (2013), an alternate history was shown to be created in an effort to stop the domination of Ultron. This altered chain of events instead saw the world terrorized and devastated by the Age of Morgan le Fay. Following a war between Latveria and Asgard, the world became dominated by magic with Morgan le Fay conquering half the world despite resistance from the Avengers.
In other media
- In Ultimate Spider-Man, Morgan le Fay appeared as an antagonist in the episode "Halloween Night at the Museum" where she was voiced by actor Grey DeLisle.
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