When the Fantastic Four and the Avengers sacrificed their lives to destroy Onslaught, Franklin Richards, the son of the FF's Mr. Fantastic and Invisible Woman subconsciously created a pocket universe to save their lives. There they spent an entire year reliving living new lives "reborn" into a reality where they recently gained their abilities that vaguely mirror how they gained their powers originally.
In this new universe, Franklin created populated universe, including recreations of many of these heroes allies and foes. Among these creations was one based on time the Celestial Madonna known as Mantis.
However on Counter-Earth, the Mantis would be vastly different than her Earth-616 counterpart. She would apparently hale from the 30th Century and is the lover of Kang a time traveling tyrant. Their claims of being time travelers from the 30th Century are questionable since the pocket dimension of Counter-Earth was artificially created by Franklin Richards, and the fact that the Gamma core on Avengers Island proved to be a rift in space-time that was spawning villains for the Avengers to fight, these claims may be a fabrication.
Whatever the truth may be, Mantis would accompany Kang in his travels to the modern era on Counter-Earth in order to battle the greatest heroes of all time, the recently formed Avengers. Kang wished to utterly defeat as a token of love to Mantis. Ultimately Kang's plot would end in defeat and Mantis would flee with him to Peru where they would begin to plot their revenge against the Avengers. This plot would never come to fruition as Kang and Mantis would be absorbed into Loki in his bid to take over the Earth. Loki would ultimately be defeated and while many of the super-beings that he absorbed were seen active following the battle, the ultimate fate of the Mantis remains unrevealed.
- 4 appearance(s) of Mantis (Heroes Reborn) (Earth-616)
- 1 image(s) of Mantis (Heroes Reborn) (Earth-616)