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965 AD – The frost giants of Jotunheim attempt to conquer Midgard/Earth. Their invasion point in Norway becomes the site of an epic battle as Asgard’s ruler Odin leads an army to repeal the invasion and protect the planet. Odin and his force push the frost giants back to Jotunheim where the AllFather discovers an abandoned frost giant infant, whom he adopts, names Loki and raises as his own alongside his own son Thor. A truce is negotiated between Odin and the frost giant king Laufey. 400-500s AD – Odin leaves the Tesseract on Earth. 1832 – James Howlett is born. 1845 – James Howlett’s father is murdered by Thomas Logan. Howlett discovers his mutant powers and kills Logan, only to learn that Logan is his true father and Logan’s son, Victor Creed, is Howlett’s half-brother. 1861-1975 – James Howlett fights in the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War with his brother Victor Creed. 1918 1924 1930 Sept. – A teenage Steve Rogers meets James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes and the pair quickly become best friends. 1934 – Howard Stark and Abram Erskine briefly meet at an engineering conference in Geneva. February – Johann Schmidt meets the newly appointed German Chancellor Adolph Hitler at the Deutsches Operhaus in Berlin where he tries to convince Hitler of his theory that the Norse myths may actually be true. Hitler is intrigued, but Ernest Kaufmann, head of the Nazi Special Weapons Division (the SA), sees Schmidt as a potential rival and threatens him to not approach Hitler again with his theories. One of Hitler’s inner circle members, Heinrich Himmler, sees some value in what Schmidt has to offer and befriends him. June 30 – The beginning of the three-day “Night of the Long Knives” during which Hitler and the Nazi Party purged Germany of many political enemies including the SA. Himmler allows Schmidt to personally kill Kaufmann. July 1 – Schmidt takes control of the SA’s Weapons Testing Ground at Kummersdorf, an estate near Luckenwalde, south of Berlin, crushing the armed resistance from SA members loyal to Kaufmann. Possessing no strong political convictions but a strong sense of self-preservation, scientist Armin Zola pledges to work for Schmidt. Schmidt stops Zola’s development of an armored exoskeleton battle suit and redirects the scientist’s energies towards biological enhancement. 1935 September 14 – Spurred by rumors that Hitler was to announce draconian anti-Semitic laws, including the revocation of German citizenship for Jews, at the Nazi Party’s annual rally in Nuremberg the next day, biochemist Abraham Erskine attempts to flee Germany with his family. They are stopped at the Swiss boarder by Schmidt who wants Erskine’s work on ways to increase molecular density of cellular fibers through synthetic proteins. In order to ensure Erskine’s cooperation, Schmidt has Erskine’s wife Greta and his children Klaus and Marlene sent to the Dachau concentration camp. Zola is allowed to resume his work on exo-skeleton battle suits and various high-tech weaponry. June – Steve Roger’s mother dies of tuberculosis. Young Steve is placed in an Eighth Avenue orphanage. July 4 – Steve Rogers is born to a young couple in the Hell’s Kitchen section of New York City. His father dies of injuries from being mustard gassed during World War One, leaving his mother to raise the boy.
Stark is approached by Col. That evening. Expositions there include Dr. Erskine is recruited by Howard Stark into the SSR. Phillips extends to Stark an invitation to join the Strategic Science Reserve (SSR). 1941 December 7 – The Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor kills thousands of US naval personnel and plunges the country into the conflict that has been slowly sweeping across the globe. Barnes is accepted into the Army and the two men part. but Barnes states that the rail thin and sickly Steve would never pass the physical. Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes learn of the attack on Pearl Harbor from a radio report while attending an art class in Times Square. Chester Phillips of Army Intelligence. Steve will make four more attempts to enlist over the next 18 months. New York along with a number of other potential candidates for the SSR’s Super Soldier experiment. While the Nazis were assisting the forces of Generalissimo Franco. the pair head out to the World Exposition in Flushing Meadows. Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). December 24 – Barnes’ training of Steve fails to pay off as he is still classified by Army doctors as “4-F. Two days later. Schmidt and Zola perfect a way to transfer the energy contained in the Tesseract to batteries to power the number of various weapons designed by Zola.Erik Lehnsherr is imprisoned by the Nazis in Poland. when he tries to enlist. Phillips and Peggy Carter of the SSR put the candidates through a series of physical tests. June 14 (Flag Day) – Steve Rogers makes his fifth attempt at enlisting. twisting and discoloring his face into a skull-like. Barnes spends the next two and a half weeks helping Steve get into better physical condition through boxing training.1937 1940 February – Howard Stark demonstrates a prototype vibranium shield at famed Hollywood restaurant Ciro’s to an assemblage of high ranking military guests. Charles Xavier meets and befriends Raven Darkholme. Steve wants to enlist into the armed forces immediately. Col. NJ recruiting station. Norway and retrieves it. November – Schmidt tests Erskine’s formula on himself. who specifically asked for Stark to be recruited. and discovers his powers. He is again rejected as 4F status. At first. red visage. the same unit that Rogers’s father had fought in during World War One. Meanwhile. fit for military duty. Over a period of a week. He is informed that his family had died in a typhoid epidemic that swept through the Dachau concentration camp in 1937 and that Schmidt had deliberately withheld that information from him in order to continue to manipulate him. Erskine escapes his captivity with the help of the British Secret Intelligence known only as Agent 13. 1943 -. this time at a Paramus. killing its guardian in the process. Sebastian Shaw kills Lehnsherr's mother. weight lifting and running. The formula reacts with Schmidt on a base level. NY. who sees Steve’s potential as a candidate for the Super Soldier experiment and certifies Steve 1A.” Steve makes another attempt at enlisting and meets Dr. Stark declines but changes his mind after an encounter with a HYDRA assassination team.” Unfit for Service. who shows him film footage of HYDRA’s weapons testing at the Bombing of Guernica. authorized by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. HYDRA uses the battle to test a prototype tank and exo-skeleton battle suit . June 15 – Rogers arrives at Camp Lehigh. now a sergeant who has been assigned to the 107th Infantry. 1942 March – Schmidt traces the location of the Tesseract to Tonsberg. Later in the day he is reunited with Bucky Barnes. Phineas Horton’s Synthetic Man and Howard Stark demonstrating his flying car prototype which utilizes “gravitic reversion technology. April 26 – The Bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
Reinstein is cryogenically preserved when the program is ultimately discontinued. infiltrates the secret SSR laboratory in Brooklyn where the experiment is being held and kills Erskine. the Howling Commandos gather for a somber drink to remember their fallen comrade. Stark discovers the Tesseract on the floor of the Arctic Ocean. where it is met with derision from soldiers who have actually been through months of grueling combat. Timothy “Dum Dum” Dugan. Jim Morita. President Roosevelt orders the SSR to concentrate its efforts on combating HYDRA. Schmidt is consumed by the power of the Tesseract. Nov 3 – Rogers’ War Bond show has been turned into a USO Tour show and sent overseas. When Steve finds out about the casualties sustained by the 107th. Flying behind enemy lines into Austria. knowing that the serum will react to that character. Schmidt escapes in his large flying wing.During a daring raid to capture HYDRA scientist Armin Zola. Phillips is not impressed with the choice. the Howling Commandos and the Army attack HYDRA’s last remaining base in the Alps. June 22 – Steve Rogers undergoes Erskine’s Super Soldier treatment. Captain Steve Rogers.The 107th Division goes up against some of Schmidt’s new weapons and sustains heavy casualties. Gabe Jones. 1944-1945 -. Kruger escapes but is captured by Rogers who is unable to stop Kruger from killing himself rather than be interrogated. Rogers. which leads to a transformation that increased his strength and stamina to the peak of human physical ability. Steve parachutes near one of HYDRA’s bases. the military instead uses Rogers as a public relations tool. May 8 – V-E Day. Work continued to replicate Erskine’s Super Soldier formula in what was now known as the Weapons Plus program. June 23 – New York newspapers carry story of Rogers’s pursuit of Kruger through Brooklyn.Howard Stark continues his work with the SSR and over time it restructures into what is now known as the Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division (SHIELD). Erskine picks Rogers as the subject for the Super Soldier experiment based on his strength of character. James Montgomery Falsworth. Unable to safely land the flying wing with its explosive cargo.” Rather than risk their only super soldier in combat. sneaks in and frees 400 captured Allied troops including Barnes. but Rogers manages to make it on board as well. Unexpectedly. Steve leads the Howling Commandos on several raids. 1954 – Stark World Exposition . but only identify him as a “Mystery Man. Nov 4 – Rogers leads the freed soldiers back with numerous captured examples of HYDRA weapons technology. 1949 – Erik Lehnsherr moves to America. Heinz Kruger. but Rogers instead takes a simple circular one made out of the world’s only known sample of vibranium. and Jacques Dernier. Bucky Barnes falls off a fast moving Alpine railroad car to his apparent death. Schmidt separates HYDRA from Third Reich control.Over the majority of the remainder of the war. Zola is captured in the raid and under interrogation informs the Allies that Schmidt is preparing to a plan to attack major US cities. Wherever he makes an appearance. One serum developed by a Dr. an assassin sent by Schmidt. the frozen climate interacted with the Super Soldier serum in his blood and placed Rogers in suspended animation. he plans an impulsive rescue mission and is aided by Carter and Stark. all of whom will go on to form the core members of the Howling Commandos. Meanwhile. As victory in Europe is celebrated. having him appear around the country at War Bond rallies and in comic books and a Saturday matinee serial. Nov 2 . After a fight. 1945 -. Rogers sacrifices his life by crashing the aircraft into the Arctic Ocean. Howard Stark designs and builds several prototypes of a gadget-laden new shield for Captain America. June 21 – Following a week of evaluation. taking out numerous HYDRA bases. war bond sales spike. Post-World War Two -. While searching for Rogers and the crashed HYDRA plane.
Kayla Silverfox. dubbed “The Deadpool”. 1992 – Tony Stark inherits Stark Industries becoming. 1991 December 16 – Howard and Maria Stark die in car accident on Long Island. who are later sheltered and trained by Professor Charles Xavier. Charles Xavier meets Erik Lehnsherr. 1975 – Tony Stark Builds his first circuit board. forms the X-Men. is paralyzed. Stryker shoots Logan with adamantium bullets. at age 21. 1963 – Anton Vanko defects to the US and begins work with Howard Stark in developing ARC Reactor technology. 1969 1971 May 10 – Tony Stark born 1974 – Last Stark Expo until 2010. is murdered by Victor Creed. Logan leaves and becomes a drifting amnesiac with dog tags marked “Wolverine”. Presumably he is able to return to Moscow following Premier Gorbachev’s call for democratization in January 1987. 2000 – X-Men. giving him amnesia. including Scott Summers. allows William Stryker to give him adamantium implants in order to defeat Victor Creed. and parts ways with Lehnsherr. meets Remy "Gambit" LeBeau. Howard Stark hides secret to perfecting ARC reactor in layout of the Expo for Tony to find. Queens. and discovers Stryker’s laboratory on Three Mile Island. 1988 – 1991 -Bruce Banner meets Betty Ross while undergrads at Harvard. In addition to the company’s numerous military contracts. Vanko returns to Soviet Union but is sent to exile in Siberia for two decades.1962 – After graduating from Oxford. He also rescues several imprisoned mutants. Victor Creed and James Howlett are “executed” by a firing squad in Vietnam after Victor attempts to rape local women. 1979 – James Howlett leaves Team X due to their questionable actions and disregard for human life. Ben. 1995 – Peter Benjamin Parker is born in New York City. Logan defeats Victor Creed and Weapon XI. Later. defeats Sebastian Shaw’s attempt to start World War III. They begin dating and at one point volunteer for an experiment involving hallucinogenics. 1990 – Warren Worthington III attempts to remove the wings that are a result of his mutation. 1977 – Tony Stark builds his first engine. 1964 – Stark Expo held in conjunction with the World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows. 1985 – James Howlett’s wife. 1988 – Tony Stark graduates MIT at age 17 at top of class. and his wife. May Reilly. but is discovered by his father. Howlett. 1967 – Stark has Anton Vanko deported as a spy. NY. the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company. now calling himself Logan. X2 2001 – X-Men: The Last Stand December 18 – Bruce Banner born . They leave Peter and are killed in a plane crash. Logan battle members of Team X. 1980 – Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr visit teenage mutant Jean Grey to discuss her joining Xavier’s school for mutants. They join Major William Stryker’s Team X after being put into military custody. Stark Industries also does pioneering work in medical technology and in combating world hunger with their Intelli-Crops program. but they both survive due to their regenerative powers. In the process he becomes somewhat of a media celebrity. 1999 –Richard and Mary Parker leave Peter with Richard’s brother.
After the outcry against the deaths inadvertently caused during the battle. February – Logan finds Scott Summers wandering as an amnesiac drifter in Canada. Magneto reprograms the Sentinels to kill all humans in America and traps Logan under a building. 2003 2004 August -. daughter of General Ross. Logan follows a lead on Weapon X. and a re-powered Rogue come back to the X-Men. Kitty Pryde.C. backed by the US military and SHIELD. Afterwards. Bruce Banner joins the group at Culver University in Willowdale. Piotr Rasputin. 2002 – 2006 –General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross convinces military to revive the Bio Tech Force Enhancement Project. November – Logan encounters Wade Wilson. but she escapes after killing one of the new mutants.Spurred by the assault on the World Trade Center. Bobby Drake. the Sentinel Initiative. VA in southwestern Virginia working on way to strengthen cellular resistance to radiation. Xavier reveals to his X-Men that he is harboring and rehabilitating Magneto. led by a secretly re-powered Magneto. The final Sentinel. mutant terrorist groups begin launching attacks all over the world. Summers. joins the XMen. disguised as Remy LeBeau. announces the launch of his new program. Magneto reveals his power and begins recruiting followers again. beginning the construction of giant humanoid robots designed to track down mutant terrorists all over the world. March – Logan. Ross lies to the scientists on the project. aka the “Super Soldier” program. 2002 January 5 – Dr. Elizabeth “Betty” Ross. Bobby Drake. led by Munroe. The X-Men fight off the Sentinels while Hank McCoy and Kurt Wagner invade Trask’s headquarters and shut down all but one of the Sentinels. Bolivar Trask. . Master Mold. and Xavier (whose new body is bed-ridden) rejoin the X-Men and gather together to protect an innocent mutant cell from a Mark I Sentinel. Meanwhile. They are both telepathically led to Professor Xavier’s new body. hoping to use them for her revenge against Magneto. but Magneto escapes to witness his conquest in Washington. possibly at the insistence of girlfriend Dr. as a subprogram of the Infantry Weapons Development Program. returns home to help his family in Russia. capturing three suspected mutant terrorists. informing them that their work will help protect soldiers from depleted uranium. joined by Kitty Pryde. attacks various cities around the world until captured by the X-Men. Logan discovers Darkholme’s ruse. Summers rescues him. Trask releases his first Sentinel. rescuing the Queen but failing to capture the group’s leader. September -. D. is defeated by the X-Men. leaving Ororo Munroe to run the school and re-form the X-Men on her own. The new X-Men gain little credibility from the incident but are bolstered by the news of Summers’ and Xavier’s survival. Dr.The X-Men are joined by the real Remy LeBeau. reborn after his death as Deadpool. October – A de-powered Rogue returns to school as a normal human and is joined by her boyfriend. attempts to stop a mutant terrorist attack on Buckingham Palace. December 25 – Christmas Day: A re-powered Raven Darkholme. Dr. which creates a rivalry between Remy and Bobby. Piotr Rasputin. The Brotherhood of Mutants. Rogue is attracted to him. April – Trask Industries releases several Mark II and III Sentinels to capture members of Magneto’s Brotherhood of Mutants across the East Coast. the new team of X-Men. Summers knocks off Magneto’s helmet and Xavier mentally forces Magneto to seemingly kill himself. the X-Men are opposed by hysterical anti-mutants and the Xavier Institute’s student body diminishes.
May 27-28 – Banner spotted via satellite recon photo in Canada and Hulk sighted by locals who mistake him for a “green Sasquatch. In the wake of the accident. At some point during his run from the military. He instead builds an armored. Ross admits to Banner that the project is being developed as weapon. Gamma pulse combined with the serum that Betty was developing triggers mutation. the military convoy escorting Stark is attacked by the Ten Rings terrorist group under the leadership of Raza. Betty Ross also secretly holds onto project data. September – Stark continues to develop a more refined version of the armor he used to escape from the Ten Rings. but the email is intercepted by the military. Banner goes on the run. 2009 May – Following the successful demonstration of the new Jericho missile weapons system outside of Kabul. His death. Banner volunteers to test the process on himself. the X-Men disband because they have become obsolete. X-Men and the Brotherhood unite to defeat Apocalypse. During his three months of capture. Enforcement and Logistic Division (SHIELD) is brought in to help Ross and his task force recover Banner. Stark is taken to Germany where he is checked out by Army doctors and then subjected to debriefings from the CIA. exo-skeleton battle suit (Iron Man armor. coupled with the demonstration of mutant heroism. Stark Industries sells them Jeep-mounted sonic cannons. He is defeated by the X-Men and killed by Summers. Stark is wounded by Stark Industries-manufactured weapons and is captured. Dr. the military closes the entire lab building for a year and shuts down the entire Bio Tech Force Enhancement project. Stane uses Stark’s change of heart concerning what business he is in as leverage for a takeover . Summers. She never receives it. triggers a worldwide pro-mutant movement. possibly on his way towards the Arctic. NSA and others. July – Magneto launches one final attack on mankind but is interrupted by Apocalypse’s invasion. Munroe. terminating all contracts with the military. Afghanistan. SI stock prices tumble nearly 60 percent. but Magneto attempts to use the invader’s advanced technology to wipe out all humans. October 21 – Last sighting of Banner for at least five months 2007 – 2010 At some point.” The military loses Banner. Banner travels through the Dakotas. MK I) and uses it to escape. Betty ceases speaking with her father. angry at his treatment of Banner. General Ross secretly holds onto some material. Late August – Upon his return to the US. February 7 – Banner tries to contact Betty one last time. Xavier. Stark is forced to build version of Jericho for the Ten Rings terrorist group. Following his being found by the US military. Stark buys cheeseburgers and then pulls Stark International out of the weapons business. not just defense. resulting in the accident that turns him into Hulk. and following a flurry of pro-mutant laws and legislation. and Logan remain at Xavier’s Institute to train mutants in the use of their powers. who eventually arrives in the Arctic Circle to commit suicide in a place where his body would not be found. The attempt fails. gamma pulses somehow stored in Banner’s brain’s amygdale and released during high stress moments will trigger mutation. Later. 2006 Unspecified Thursday in January – Under the threat of funding cuts. Hammer Industries maneuvers itself to pick up many new contracts. the Strategic Homeland Intervention. eventually heading to South America. who were working at least in part on the part of Obadiah Stane. March – Magneto escapes the X-Men’s custody and gathers his Brotherhood followers. Banner wanders the world avoiding population centers. Ross requisitions some high tech weaponry he knows will be required to bring Banner/Hulk down. remaining at Culver University as a professor of cellular biology. Betty is injured and hospitalized.
That evening. Stane is killed. Fury calls in Black Widow to keep an eye on Stark. He begins building his own portable ARC reactor to power an energized whip/body harness. Hammer Industries stocks plummet while Stark Industries stocks jump to a 52 week high. Acting on a suggestion from Mr. March 25 – 158 Days since last “incident” – Banner has accident that leaves drop of blood in soda. Besides boardroom maneuvering. Stark testifies that although other countries. Stane reveals that he is behind the attempt to remove Stark as head of the company. Soon after. October 21 – Stark tests his Mk III armor by driving Raza’s Ten Rings group out of the Afghan village of Gulmira. Banner heads into the Rio De Janeiro favela known as Rochina. Stane develops his own high tech battle armor using the remains of the MK I armor recovered by his Ten Rings confederates. Blue” and “Mr. narrowly beating out Ben Bernanke. Banner starts to research AmazoniaTracheophytes (plants that have lignified tissues for conducting water. October 17 – Unspecified Hulk incident. Stane and Stark eventually come to blows in their respective armors. Samuel Sterns. Stern calls Justin Hammer. including North Korea and Iran are working to replicate the technology. minerals.9 million views in less than 24 hours.attempt. they are years away from being able to do so. SHIELD director Nick Fury approaches Stark about a project called the “Avengers Initiative. Blue/Sterns.” October 25 – At a press conference. chairman of the Federal Reserve. gets a job at a soda bottling plant as a handyman and begins teaching himself Portuguese. for help in developing a cure. Also. Stark realizes that the Palladium core of Stark’s ARC reactor is slowly poisoning him. He also reveals that Hammer Industries have also had their share of lack-of-success. to find a way to clandestinely contact Dr. Rhodes to testify against Stark. and former one-night fling. The conflict is seen by the public and the press names the mysterious hero “Iron Man. and photosynthetic products through the plant) for a lead on a cure. CEO of Hammer Industries and Lt. Perhaps spurred by concerns that the . Stark rejects SHIELD’s constructed alibi for the events of the previous evening and admits to the world that he is Iron Man.” Stark declines. April 24 – C-SPAN footage of Stark’s testimony from the previous day becomes overnight sensation with a YouTube posting of it managing nearly 1. April 22 – Stark Expo 2010 opens with plans to run for one year. used in the treatment of epileptic conditions. April 23 – Stark appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Weaponized Suit Defense Program Hearings chaired by Pennsylvania Senator Stern. professor in Cellular Biology Department at NYC’s Grayburn College on the Upper East Side. October 24 – Under Stark’s direction. His son Ivan vows revenge on Stark. They communicate using codenames of “Mr. Banner also studies calming techniques at a nearby temple.As Tony Stark continues to operate as Iron Man. Christine that Stark weaponry has been used by the Ten Rings in Gulmira. December 16– Iron Man named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Green. Afghanistan. He begins searching for a cure but keeps his condition a secret. 2010 -. he manages to bring about a period of relative peace and is credited by some press as having stabilized East-West relations. Anton Vanko dies in poverty in Moscow. Stern pushes Stark to turn the Iron Man suit and technology over to the military but Stark refuses. leading to the cancellation of Hammer Industries’ contacts with the Department of Defense. Pepper Potts uncovers proof of Stane’s collaboration with the Ten Rings. October 20 – At a benefit for the Firefighters Family Fund Stark is told by journalist. When Stark confronts Stane over this.” Sterns is noted for his work with trimethadiones. he sends sample of blood to Sterns who will conduct further experiments with it outside of the analysis that Banner needs.
although since they were frost giants attempting to steal back the Casket of Ancient Winters. Stark goes for donuts and has a conversation with SHIELD director Nick Fury who injects him with the lithium compound developed by SHIELD scientists. who dons the Mark II Iron Man armor. Physicist Jane Foster. SHIELD scientists also first detect strange electromagnetic disturbances over New Mexico. May 7 – Hammer and Vanko arrive at the Hammer Industries facility in Queens. May 6 – Media speculation continues about Stark’s fitness to continue as Iron Man. Ivan Vanko attacks Stark along the section of the Circuit de Monaco between turns 16 and 17. May 12 – In the midst of Thor’s coronation ceremony on Asgard. May 3 – Senator Stern appears on several news channels to spin support for the military seizing the Iron Man armor technology. contacts her mentor Dr. Stark gets drunk. An agent of the Ten Rings supplies Vanko assistance in infiltrating the Monaco Grand Prix. NY. VA and Culver University to see if any data still remains from his original experiment. Banner transforms into Hulk. Mexico to Willowdale. New Mexico. SHIELD scientists work up a possible antidote from lithium that would at least slow the advancement of Stark’s palladium poisoning. Vanko begins revamping Hammer’s own battle suit prototypes into unmanned. Within several hours. Over the next 17 days. lightweight Iron Man armor (Mark V). which could result in the creation of possible Einstein-Rosen Bridge (wormhole) in the nearby desert. The Mk II suit is turned over to Justin Hammer for weapons upgrading on the order of General Meade. At Hammer Industries. Depressed over his inability to solve his palladium poisoning dilemma. but Stark continues to refuse. Vanko continues revamping the battle suits in to unmanned. Odin senses a break-in in one of the palace treasure rooms. working in the small town of Puente Antiguo. the same ones that Jane Foster has already discovered and is observing.palladium poisoning he is suffering has reached 24% toxicity. leading to a confrontation with Rhodes. April 27 – Banner wakes up in Guatemala. Rhodes tries to convince Stark to hand over the Iron Man technology to the US military. Stark visits Vanko in prison before flying back to the US with Potts. May 5 – Hammer orchestrates Vanko’s escape from prison to have him work on Hammer Industries’ own weapons suit program. The intruders are dealt with by the Destroyer. Tony visits Potts at Stark Industries and makes an intuitive breakthrough on how to fix his palladium/ARC reactor problem through the creation of a new element theorized by his father and hidden in the layout of Stark Expo. Fury mentions a situation in the southwest but confines Stark to house arrest. though not before Rhodes secretly removes the suit’s ARC reactor. Erik Selvig about a series of electromagnetic flares which are causing gravitational lensing. Stark hires her as his new personal assistant. SHIELD agent Sitwell surreptitiously facilitates Banner’s crossing over the Mexico/US boarder. Later that evening. unaware that she is SHIELD agent Natasha Romanoff. Her message is intercepted by SHIELD. defeats the raiding party and escapes. Stark defeats Vanko. May 10 – Romanoff reports to SHIELD on Stark’s condition. The ensuing fight wrecks a portion of Stark’s Malibu home. Thor impulsively sees the attempted theft as an act . May 2 – Stark arrives at the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco and in a moment of spontaneity quips “What’s the point of having a car if you don’t drive it.” and replaces Team Stark’s regular driver DiFilipo in Race G. Switching into a portable. he will make his way through Chiapas. remote-controlled drones. remote-controlled drones. Stark appoints Potts Chairman and CEO of Stark Industries. April 25 – General Ross’s task force raids Rochina in search of Banner under the field command of Emil Blonski. May 11 – Rhodes delivers the Mk II suit to the military at Edwards Air Force Base. Selvig heads to New Mexico to help Foster with her work. April 29 – Stark signs paperwork to transfer power to Potts and meets “Natalie Rushman”. Rhodes leaves with the Mk II suit.
SHIELD Agent Romanoff (codename Black Widow) and Stark’s driver and bodyguard. Betty walks Banner to bus station in the early morning. and then destroys the building. Banner poses as a pizza delivery man to get access to Culver University’s computer labs and research database. Unable to lift it. . New Mexico. Thor. Thor explains the concept of the Nine Worlds to Jane. Coulson arrives in New Mexico. At a SHIELD outpost on the outskirts of Roswell. they discover Thor. Vanko is apparently killed in explosion that destroys the Oracle Pavilion. Sampson informs the military of Banner’s whereabouts. Sif and the Warriors Three head to Jotunheim to confront King Laufey of the frost giants over the incursion into Asgard. He goes to old friend and pizzeria owner Stanley to hide out and is offered the Pizza Shop’s upstairs spare bedroom. Blonski receives an unauthorized “low dose” injection of Super Soldier Serum from General Ross. After receiving a call from Vanko. Nick Fury reassigns Agent Coulson from his detail with Tony Stark to investigate the New Mexico atmospheric disturbances. who uses drones to attack the crowd. Iron Man defeat Vanko’s drones with help from Rhodes in the modified Mk II armor.of war. Mjolnir. In the evening. Coulson leaves in the early afternoon from California for New Mexico. he calls several other people to give it a try. Stark skips over tests on the new ARC reactor element in order to race across the country and stop Vanko. Banner arrives at Culver University and spies Betty. That evening they head towards the site of the SHIELD installation erected around Mjolnir. Odin collapses into one of his periodic mystical comas known as the Odinsleep. SHIELD quickly quarantines the area and erects a portable laboratory over the site to study the hammer. Meanwhile. Thor is tasered by Darcy and taken to a local hospital. Coulson stops at a 24-hour Roxxon mini-mart and foils an armed robbery attempt. Selvig goes to the installation and manages to convince Coulson to release Thor into his custody. Director Fury orders SHIELD Agent Clint Barton off of his vacation and to Puente Antiguo to support Coulson. Selvig and her assistant Darcy. Odin strips him of his power and enchants his hammer Mjolnir to only be able to be lifted by someone worthy enough to wield it. Angered that Thor’s impulsiveness has nearly started a war between Asgard and the frost giants. Thor is captured trying to sneak in. Dr. o 7:00 pm – Hammer’s Stark Expo presentation is hijacked by Vanko. Jane Foster detects another possible Einstein-Rosen Bridge (wormhole) in the nearby desert. Racing to the site with her mentor Dr. who appears before Thor at the SHIELD installation and lies to him that Odin is dead. Meanwhile. In Asgard. May 13 – While driving overnight to Puente Antiguo in advance of the SHIELD taskforce. Loki. A battle breaks out but Odin’s arrival puts a quick end to it. in a crater about 50 miles east of town. Stark builds a small cyclotron to create the element his father had left clues about. Hammer is arrested for his part in engineering Vanko’s escape. Happy Hogan. As they are crossing the campus. While Romanoff is in Hammer Industries’ Brooklyn facility she hacks the company’s mainframe. Concerned over what lengths General Ross will go to apprehend Banner. Sif and the Warriors Three begin to suspect that they were being manipulated by Loki. steals what development files she can. Leonard Sampson. May 14 – The Warriors Three and Sif head to Midgard to find Thor. Later in the evening. He decides to leave that evening but as he prepares to leave Stanley’s he is accidentally seen by Betty. Loki discovers his true heritage as a frost giant. He then exiles Thor to Earth to learn to temper his feelings. A Punete Antiguo local discovers Thor’s hammer. Loki sends the Destroyer after them. Coulson marshals a taskforce heading for Puente Antiguo. She has him stay the night at the home she shares with new lover Dr. Fury orders Agent Romanoff to Virginia and Culver University to follow and observe Banner. Jane helps Thor escape from the hospital where he is being held. At Culver University.
bypassing roadblocks at the Holland Tunnel by bribing a boat owner to take them across the Hudson River. Unfortunately. He is taken into custody to be studied by SHIELD. . Troubled by the idea of Blonski on the Avengers team. but still gets beaten by a transformed Banner. not ridding Banner of it completely. The military captures Banner. Sterns is infected with Banner’s blood through an open wound. as news of the previous day’s battle continues to spread. Stark has a debrief with SHIELD Director Fury. though it only succeeds in reversing the transformation. Banner and Betty plan their trip to New York and their meeting with Sterns.they are attacked by the military and Betty becomes aware of the true extent of Banner’s condition. Culver University journalism student and campus newspaper reporter Jack McGee. Green” code names to their email searches and quickly detect communication between Banner and Sterns. Loki falls into space. but Blonsky forces Sterns to inject him with blood products Sterns had developed from Banner’s blood sample. Romanoff. Sterns and Banner try an experimental process to cure him. May 15 – Ross has a meeting with his taskforce staff. Barton and Coulson recover the remains of the Destroyer and transport it back to the SHIELD installation at Roswell. Blonsky is driven insane and mutates into the Abomination. Within 36 to 40 hours of his injuries. Betty pawns her mother’s necklace to finance purchase of beat-up pickup truck. names the transformed Banner “the Hulk” in an interview with WHIH news. Thor is forced to destroy the Bifrost to prevent Loki from destroying Jotunheim and committing genocide against the frost giants. Sif and the Warriors Three head back to Asgard where Thor reveals Loki’s plan to seize the throne of Asgard. in the ensuing battle between the two. which they drive to NYC. the World Security Council reverses its funding decision for SHIELD and increases the organization’s budget in order to expand their research on the Tesseract and to further fund the Avengers Initiative. Banner and Betty hide out in a small town motel. possibly gaining his own mutation. Fury is unaware that Selvig is under the control of Loki. Selvig to join SHIELD in an advisory capacity to study a powerful cubelike object in their possession. with the Hulk finally defeating Blonski before being allowed by Ross to flee. impressed with his work on Einstein-Rosen bridges and other cutting edge theoretical physics. allowing him to turn back the Destroyer. Blue” and “Mr. SHIELD continues to monitor the Hulk incident. getting nearly every bone in his body pulverized. Stark is offered an advisory position with the Avengers Initiative on one condition. discovers Stearns undergoing a mutation of his cerebral cortex in the ruins of his Grayburn College laboratory. New Mexico. and the situation in Puente Antiguo. May 16– Banner and Betty arrive in NYC. The WSC insists that Blonski be made a part of the Avengers Initiative. who witnessed and captured the fight on cell phone video. Banner/Hulk escapes the military with an unconscious Betty to a cave deep in the Smokey Mountains. Nick Fury approaches Dr. SHIELD helps with the search by adding the recently discovered “Mr. Coulson and Sitwell conspire to send Tony Stark to discuss the prospect with General Ross. Thor. who has followed Banner and Betty to New York City. A few days later.” However. His remarks will be played repeatedly over the next several days. Thor and his fellow Asgardians fight the Destroyer. Tony Stark arrives in NYC and approaches Ross about “putting a team together. Blonski has recovered. leaving them in lower Manhattan. They head uptown to meet with Sterns. Banner convinces Ross to let him try and stop Blonsky. News of the battle cannot be contained and quickly spreads across cable news channels and the internet. Meanwhile. The two fight in Harlem. May 17 – Given the events of the past week. The following day. Thor proves himself worthy of his godly heritage and his powers are restored. unable to return to Midgard/Earth. as well as several other hot spots in North America and Europe. Stark’s flippant attitude so enrages Ross that he refuses to release Blonski from Army custody to SHIELD. This action strands him in Asgard. Blonski seems to adapt well to Super Soldier upgrade. During the battle.
a war-mongering alien race.Romanov meets Banner in Calcutta. Fury reactivates the Avengers Initiative. who wishes to take Loki back to Asgard to persuade Loki from his plan to attack the Earth. playing up their mistrust of each other in an effort to keep them fractured and unable to form a cohesive defense when his army invades. That evening. Banner begins a search for the gamma radiation signature put off by the Tesseract. India and recruits him to help in the search for the Tesseract. SHIELD scientists discover a way to channel Tesseract energy through the remains of the Asgardian Destroyer. While transporting Loki back to the SHIELD Helicarrier. Natasha Romanoff is on a deep cover assignment in Asia. In separate investigations. May 3 – Black Widow arrives on the SHIELD Helicarrier with Banner while Coulson arrives with Captain America. Selvig to build a device for Loki. Loki uses the small amount of dark energy that the scepter possesses to remotely activate the Tesseract and teleport to Earth. and Rogers discover that SHIELD’s “Phase Two” is a plan to create Tesseract-powered weapons similar to the ones HYDRA used in World War Two as defense against any alien threats. Fury places Loki in a cage originally made to hold Banner. he stops them from harming a local village. The SHIELD base is destroyed during the escape but Coulson and Fury manages to save material that is part of Phase Two of their Tesseract research. Stark arrives in his Iron Man armor and helps capture Loki. all still under the . Banner. Fury gives Rogers his orders to report to the Helicarrier the next morning. Rogers and Romanoff head to Stuttgart where they engage Loki. a squad of SHIELD soldiers and Barton. arriving inside Project: PEGASUS. But Loki’s appearance in Germany is a diversion in order for Hawkeye to steal iridium needed by Dr. built on the location of the former Pan Am building. Germany. May – Steve Rogers is found cryogenically preserved in the crashed HYDRA airship in the arctic by two snowmobilers who are part of a Russian oil expedition. He apparently is gaining control over the Hulk. to help him subjugate Earth in exchange for retrieving the Tesseract. Tony Stark brings a miniaturized ARC reactor online to power the newly opened Stark Tower in midtown Manhattan. Transforming into the Hulk. Loki is able to subtly influence the group. Rogers is revived and told that he has been in suspended animation for nearly seven decades. British Columbia. 2011 April – As Banner crosses over the border into India from Pakistan. Iron Man. the group is intercepted by Thor. He steals the Tesseract. He remains hidden from public view while he struggles to assimilate into modern life and overcome the loneliness of being a man out of time. At some point. When tensions hit their highest. May 4 – Captain America. 2012 May 1 – Loki is given a scepter-like device from a mysterious cloaked entity known as the Other. Meanwhile. SHIELD dispatches a recovery team and brings Rogers back to their Manhattan base. he encounters a group of bandits. July 16 – Banner has settled in a cabin deep in the woods of Bella Coola. and Thor return to the Helicarrier with Loki. who grants Loki the use of the Chitauri. SHIELD interferes with General Ross’s task force’s attempts to discover Banner’s whereabouts. Intelligence points to Loki being in Stuttgart. Agent Coulson calls on Stark with Selvig’s research on the Tesseract and requests that Stark review it. A brief skirmish between Stark and Thor ensues but is ended by Rogers. May 2. Selvig and Clint Barton. Fury assigns Barton to security at Project PEGASUS and shares his concerns that Dr. She finishes her interrogation of Georgi Luchkov and heads to India. Selvig has been reportedly acting a bit oddly of late. Stark. ensnaring a small handful of SHIELD agents in his mental control including Dr. Coulson contacts Agent Romanoff in Russia and instructs her to cut short her current mission in order to retrieve Banner and bring him to SHIELD.
Iron Man. Thanos. apparently killing Coulson in the process. Thor. In a fierce battle in and over midtown Manhattan.influence of Loki. While Stark and Rogers race to repair one of the Helicarrier’s damaged turbines. Fury uses Coulson’s death to nudge the heroes into acting as a group. Romanoff manages to free Barton from Loki’s influence through a sharp blow to the head. Loki escapes. but a SHIELD fighter pilot acts on that order and launches the device. Fury defies the orders of the World Security Council to launch a nuclear strike on New York. the Avengers – Captain America. Meanwhile. Hawkeye. he becomes the first recorded human to travel beyond the confines of the Earth’s solar system. (With Iron Man’s passage through the wormhole. The nuclear missile is intercepted by Iron Man. the Avengers go for shwarma while the Other reports to his master.” May 6 – Thor takes Loki and the Tesseract back to Asgard. Banner loses control of the Hulk. attack the Helicarrier. and Banner (in more control of the Hulk than has been previously seen) – are able keep the Chitauri from establishing a beachhead on Earth but are having trouble driving them back through the wormhole. July 3 – The Amazing Spider-Man (Final Battle Scene) . that to attack the humans would be “to court death. Selvig is able to finish the Tesseract-powered device which opens a portal to allow Loki’s army to pass through. who rampages through the Helicarrier before leaping at one of the ship’s escort fighters and falling. Afterwards. Banner accompanies Stark back to Stark Tower where Potts is overseeing repairs. Fury defies the World Security Council’s orders to continue monitoring the Avengers’ whereabouts.) The Chitauri on the Earth side of the wormhole collapse as the worm hole is closed when Selvig and Black Widow destroy the Tesseract-powered device. who redirects it through the wormhole to destroy the Chitauri’s command ship. Black Widow.
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