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Avengers( Marvel Characters Inc. )
One of the classic teams that Marvel is eyeing for the silver screen is the Avengers, which brought together old World War II war horse Captain America (center) with newer heroes (clockwise from top left) Wasp, Iron Man, Thor and Giant-Man. Scowling in the background (top right) is Namor the Sub-Mariner, a Marvel anti-hero dating back to 1939. Most of the characters also have indiviual projects in the works.
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