Victoria Hand

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During an investigation of the town of Dinosaur, Colorado, the Dark Avengers led by the Iron Patriot disappeared before the H.A.M.M.E.R. forces. As Deputy Director, Victoria took control and told her forces to stand down as they sought to understand the nature of the threat. Ultimately, she decided to meet the entity responsible for disappearances and offered the surrender of the United States of America to them. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)
 
During an investigation of the town of Dinosaur, Colorado, the Dark Avengers led by the Iron Patriot disappeared before the H.A.M.M.E.R. forces. As Deputy Director, Victoria took control and told her forces to stand down as they sought to understand the nature of the threat. Ultimately, she decided to meet the entity responsible for disappearances and offered the surrender of the United States of America to them. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)
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With Osborn defeated, the Dark Avengers were arrested and Victoria Hand surrendered herself into custody. She was met by the returned Steve Rogers where she explained her reasoning for working for Osborn. Rather than have her arrested, Rogers decided to give her a second chance and offered her a new assignment. (Dark Avengers v1 #16) This led to her being chosen to help supervise Luke Cage's incarnation of the Avengers that were being stationed at [[Avengers Mansion]]. At first, they refused but Cage along with Wolverine spoke to Hand with them deciding to accept her in this new role. (New Avengers v2 #1) Around this time, the city came under attack from entities that sought to claim the [[Eye of Agamotto]]. (New Avengers v2 #3)
  
 
==Overview==
 
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Initially, she disagreed with the manner Nick Fury had handled threats but after having to make the same decisions as a Deputy Director she decided that she owed him an apology. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)
 
Initially, she disagreed with the manner Nick Fury had handled threats but after having to make the same decisions as a Deputy Director she decided that she owed him an apology. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)
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She never regretted her actions in working for Norman Osborn as she felt that he achieved things that the heroes refused to do at the time. Victoria felt that she tried to help steer him on the right path but that ultimately he fell into villainous acts. (New Avengers v2 #1)
  
 
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===Television===
 
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*In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the character appeared in a number of episodes in the first seasons starting with "The Hub" where she was portrayed by actor Saffron Burrows. She was presented as being a S.H.I.E.L.D. director who headed the Hub secret facility.
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*In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the character appeared in the live-action television series first season starting in the episode "The Hub" where she was portrayed by actor Saffron Burrows. She was presented as being a S.H.I.E.L.D. director who headed the Hub secret facility.
  
 
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Victoria Hand is a female comic character that features in Marvel Comics.

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Biography

Victoria Hand

Whilst with her partner, Victoria came to disagree with Colonel Nick Fury's approach to the War on Terror and came to believe that the Director was mishandling the situation. She had wrote a letter that she intended to send despite the advice of her partner. After it was sent, Hand was then transferred to a new station site as punishment for the way she had sent it leading to her partner breaking up with her and ending their relationship. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)

After the death of Veranke, the Skrull's Secret Invasion was thwarted with Norman Osborn hailed a hero for slaying the alien queen. He was appointed as Tony Stark's replacement when Iron Man was disgraced with S.H.I.E.L.D. being disbanded. Director Osborn came to head a new peacekeeping agency that he named H.A.M.M.E.R. where he met with Victoria Hand and changed her from her position as business affairs operative to being Deputy Director. Thus, she was made Norman's second-in-command and tasked with weeding out people from his new organization whilst ensuring only those loyal to him remained in the organization. (Dark Avengers v1 #1)

During an investigation of the town of Dinosaur, Colorado, the Dark Avengers led by the Iron Patriot disappeared before the H.A.M.M.E.R. forces. As Deputy Director, Victoria took control and told her forces to stand down as they sought to understand the nature of the threat. Ultimately, she decided to meet the entity responsible for disappearances and offered the surrender of the United States of America to them. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)

With Osborn defeated, the Dark Avengers were arrested and Victoria Hand surrendered herself into custody. She was met by the returned Steve Rogers where she explained her reasoning for working for Osborn. Rather than have her arrested, Rogers decided to give her a second chance and offered her a new assignment. (Dark Avengers v1 #16) This led to her being chosen to help supervise Luke Cage's incarnation of the Avengers that were being stationed at Avengers Mansion. At first, they refused but Cage along with Wolverine spoke to Hand with them deciding to accept her in this new role. (New Avengers v2 #1) Around this time, the city came under attack from entities that sought to claim the Eye of Agamotto. (New Avengers v2 #3)

Overview

Personality and attributes

Initially, she disagreed with the manner Nick Fury had handled threats but after having to make the same decisions as a Deputy Director she decided that she owed him an apology. (Dark Avengers v1 #11)

She never regretted her actions in working for Norman Osborn as she felt that he achieved things that the heroes refused to do at the time. Victoria felt that she tried to help steer him on the right path but that ultimately he fell into villainous acts. (New Avengers v2 #1)

Powers and abilities

Notes

  • Victoria Hand was created by Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, and Salvador Larroca where she made her first appearance Invincible Iron Man v1 #8 (February, 2009).

In other media

Television

  • In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the character appeared in the live-action television series first season starting in the episode "The Hub" where she was portrayed by actor Saffron Burrows. She was presented as being a S.H.I.E.L.D. director who headed the Hub secret facility.

Video games

  • In Marvel: War of Heroes, Victoria Hand appeared on multiple playable cards in the video game.

Appearances

  • Invincible Iron Man v1:
  • Dark Avengers v1:
  • New Avengers v2:

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