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It was said to had been built in [[1932]] by '''Howard Stark''' where it eventually passed to his grandson [[Tony Stark]]. (Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes v1 #1)
 
It was said to had been built in [[1932]] by '''Howard Stark''' where it eventually passed to his grandson [[Tony Stark]]. (Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes v1 #1)
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The newly formed [[Avengers (Marvel)|Avengers]] gathered together for the first step in the Stark owned mansion after their initial adventure against [[Loki (Marvel)|Loki]]. Whilst there, the mansion was infiltrated by a member of the [[Space Phantoms]] who used his ability to change form to cause dissension among the ranks of the superhero team. (Avengers v1 #2)
 
The newly formed [[Avengers (Marvel)|Avengers]] gathered together for the first step in the Stark owned mansion after their initial adventure against [[Loki (Marvel)|Loki]]. Whilst there, the mansion was infiltrated by a member of the [[Space Phantoms]] who used his ability to change form to cause dissension among the ranks of the superhero team. (Avengers v1 #2)
  
After the defeat of [[Norman Osborn]], the mansion was renovated and gifted to [[Luke Cage]] for a dollar in order for it to be the headquarters of his branch of the Avengers. [[Victoria Hand]] was assigned to help provide some oversight as Cage began recruiting heroes so that they could do some good in the world whilst the others operated from Stark Tower. (New Avengers v2 #1) The Mansion was badly damaged in the battle against [[Agamotto]] which saw the death of [[Brother Voodoo]]. Damage Control came in to repair the building with them being paid by Commander Steve Rogers for the job whilst Cage assembled his new team of Avengers. (New Avengers v2 #7) The Mansion later come attack during the events of Fear Itself when Nazi forces under [[Sin (Marvel)|Sin]] began attacking people around the world after the release of the [[Serpent (Marvel)|Serpent]]. (New Avengers v2 #15) Squirrel Girl and Danielle Cage were saved by the intervention of Daredevil who defeated the attackers before ushering the pair into the underground bunker beneath the mansion. As gratitude for his actions, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones invited him to join their incarnation of the New Avengers which he accepted. (New Avengers v2 #16)
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After the defeat of [[Norman Osborn]], the mansion was renovated and gifted to [[Luke Cage]] for a dollar in order for it to be the headquarters of his branch of the Avengers. [[Victoria Hand]] was assigned to help provide some oversight as Cage began recruiting heroes so that they could do some good in the world whilst the others operated from Stark Tower. (New Avengers v2 #1) The Mansion was badly damaged in the battle against [[Agamotto]] which saw the death of [[Brother Voodoo]]. Damage Control came in to repair the building with them being paid by Commander Steve Rogers for the job whilst Cage assembled his new team of Avengers. (New Avengers v2 #7) The Mansion later come attack during the events of Fear Itself when Nazi forces under [[Sin (Marvel)|Sin]] began attacking people around the world after the release of the [[Serpent (Marvel)|Serpent]]. (New Avengers v2 #15) Squirrel Girl and Danielle Cage were saved by the intervention of Daredevil who defeated the attackers before ushering the pair into the underground bunker beneath the mansion. As gratitude for his actions, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones invited him to join their incarnation of the New Avengers which he accepted. (New Avengers v2 #16) After Fear Itself, anti-superhero sentiment had grown with this being stoked by [[Norman Osborn]] who placed the blame on the Avengers. This saw a large protest against the superhero team from civilians that erupted into a riot. After the New Avengers battled the [[Dark Avengers]], the heroes returned to the mansion when the U.S. army arrived on the scene where they were seizing the building under orders from the federal government. (New Avengers v2 #21)
  
 
After the [[Phoenix Force (Marvel)|Phoenix Crisis]], a new team of Avengers was formed in the '''Unity Division''' that were to have [[Mutants (Marvel)|Mutant]] members as a sign of cooperation with the X-Men. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #5)
 
After the [[Phoenix Force (Marvel)|Phoenix Crisis]], a new team of Avengers was formed in the '''Unity Division''' that were to have [[Mutants (Marvel)|Mutant]] members as a sign of cooperation with the X-Men. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #5)

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Avengers Mansion is a location that features in Marvel Comics.

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History

Avengers Mansion

It was said to had been built in 1932 by Howard Stark where it eventually passed to his grandson Tony Stark. (Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes v1 #1)

The newly formed Avengers gathered together for the first step in the Stark owned mansion after their initial adventure against Loki. Whilst there, the mansion was infiltrated by a member of the Space Phantoms who used his ability to change form to cause dissension among the ranks of the superhero team. (Avengers v1 #2)

After the defeat of Norman Osborn, the mansion was renovated and gifted to Luke Cage for a dollar in order for it to be the headquarters of his branch of the Avengers. Victoria Hand was assigned to help provide some oversight as Cage began recruiting heroes so that they could do some good in the world whilst the others operated from Stark Tower. (New Avengers v2 #1) The Mansion was badly damaged in the battle against Agamotto which saw the death of Brother Voodoo. Damage Control came in to repair the building with them being paid by Commander Steve Rogers for the job whilst Cage assembled his new team of Avengers. (New Avengers v2 #7) The Mansion later come attack during the events of Fear Itself when Nazi forces under Sin began attacking people around the world after the release of the Serpent. (New Avengers v2 #15) Squirrel Girl and Danielle Cage were saved by the intervention of Daredevil who defeated the attackers before ushering the pair into the underground bunker beneath the mansion. As gratitude for his actions, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones invited him to join their incarnation of the New Avengers which he accepted. (New Avengers v2 #16) After Fear Itself, anti-superhero sentiment had grown with this being stoked by Norman Osborn who placed the blame on the Avengers. This saw a large protest against the superhero team from civilians that erupted into a riot. After the New Avengers battled the Dark Avengers, the heroes returned to the mansion when the U.S. army arrived on the scene where they were seizing the building under orders from the federal government. (New Avengers v2 #21)

After the Phoenix Crisis, a new team of Avengers was formed in the Unity Division that were to have Mutant members as a sign of cooperation with the X-Men. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #5)

Johnny Storm used his assets to buy back Avengers Mansion that became part of Avengers Mansion Inc. that was a special holding company with diversified assets and investments set to operate in perpetuity. This allowed the insurance, utilities, taxes and the housekeeping staff to be paid forever. In the aftermath, the Unity Squad began their attempts at reconstructing the mansion and restoring the statues of the founders. (Uncanny Avengers v3 #30)

Overview

Part of the defensive system included hidden robotic arms that responded to those that lacked clearance to enter the property. These arms were constructed from super-strong Carbonadium alloy making them highly durable and able to respond to intruders. (She-Hulk v1 #3) Under its lockdown mode, the building became a secure building designed to keep enemies out. (New Avengers v2 #15)

Occupants

  • Tony Stark :
  • Edwin Jarvis :
  • Victoria Hand : female former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who provided oversight to Luke Cage's incarnation of the Avengers. (New Avengers v2 #1)
  • Doreen Green :

Notes

  • Avengers Mansion was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby where it made its first appearance in Avengers v1 #2 (November, 1963).
  • In Marvel Superheroes Guide To New York City (2008), co-creator Stan Lee commented on the creation of the Mansion, "There was a mansion called the Frick Museum that I used to walk past. I sort of modeled it after that. Beautiful, big, so impressive building, right on Fifth Avenue."

In other media

Television

  • In The Avengers: United They Stand, the Avengers Mansion appeared in the animated television where it served as the headquarters for the Avengers.
  • In The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Mansion made a number of appearances in the animated series where it was the headquarters of the Avengers. It used to be the home of Maria Stark and was base of the Maria Stark Foundation. After the formation of the Avengers, it became the base of the superhero team with a sub-level section hidden underground.
  • In Avengers Assemble, the Avengers Mansion appeared briefly in the pilot episode of the animated television series. It was destroyed by the Red Skull leading to the Avengers being relocated to Stark Tower.

Video games

  • In Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Avengers Mansion was mentioned in the setting of the video game.

Appearances

  • Avengers v1:
  • Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes v1:
  • New Avengers v2:
  • Uncanny Avengers v1:
  • Uncanny Avengers v3:

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