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Appearing in "Color Him... the Red Guardian!"
- Bruiser Bates (Only appearance)
- Colonel Ling
- Red Guardian (Alexi Shostakov) (First appearance)
- General Brushov (First appearance)
- Zeus (Mentioned)
- Ebeneezer Wallaby (First appearance)
- Dragon Man (Mentioned)
- Odysseus (Mentioned)
- FBI (Mentioned)
- Dionysus (Mentioned)
- Prometheus (Mentioned)
- Apollo (Mentioned)
- The Hydra (First appearance; illusion)
- Thor (Mentioned)
- Pan (Mentioned)
Races and Species:
- Hawkeye's Suit
- Bow and Trick Arrows
- Captain America's Uniform and Shield
- Wasp's Suit and Bio-Synthetic Wings
Synopsis for "Color Him... the Red Guardian!"
Quicksilver demonstrates his newfound ability to fly. and Captain America has to prove himself to a skeptical Hercules before he will take orders from him. Cap easily wins Hercules' admiration in a duel.
Sometime later, while most of the Avengers are away from the mansion, Hawkeye gets information about the Black Widow's whereabouts. Anxious to help her, Hawkeye cannot wait for his team mates to return. He sets out to rescue her immediately, with only Hercules in tow.
Meanwhile, Colonel Ling shows a general his newest asset: The Red Guardian. He has been trained and conditioned to be the equal of Captain America in every way but to stand for communism.
Hercules and Hawkeye invade Ling's base. Hercules is lured into the Psychotron. Hawkeye is captured by the Red Guardian, who is dramatically revealed to be the Black Widow's husband whom she thought was dead.
Back in the States, The Avengers learn about Hawkye's rescue mission and depart to rescue their compatriots.
Reprinting Avengers (1963) #43
- ↑ First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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