Warning: Spoilers ahead for Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaAnt-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Changes to Kang’s relationship ahead of his upcoming battles with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the Marvel comics, Kang gained fame as one of the Avengers’ greatest villains. The two sides have been embroiled in a decades-long conflict.


Although Kang has never met the Avengers So far, Jonathan Majors’ character on screen has been confirmed to be familiar with the group. The film reveals that the time-traveling villain has fought the Avengers at some point in the past. And based on his words, it seems that at least some of his own ranks died at his hands during his adventures across the multiverse. Kang even pointed out that Thor himself was among the casualties of their battle.

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How Kang’s relationship with the Avengers is different in the Marvel comics

Kang the Conqueror attacks the Avengers in Marvel Comics.

What Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Gives a clear indication of Kang’s involvement with the Avengers, especially in terms of what that might mean Avengers: Age of Ultron. Kang’s reaction to the Avengers in the film, their history differs significantly from the source material. It seems that the MCU Kang has had more success against the Avengers than his comic counterpart. Despite his powerful status, Marvel Comics’ Kang does not have a winning record against the Avengers, which has greatly affected his feelings for the team.

While the MCU’s Kang is indifferent to the Avengers, the comic book version of the character hates them very much. Early repeat defeats The Avengers The comics damaged Kang’s ego and caused the character to develop a deep resentment towards the team and everything they stood for. Because of his need for revenge, Kang forced the Avengers to kill him one of his biggest priorities. Perhaps because the Majors’ take on the character has been relatively more successful, he doesn’t seem to have much interest in them, as evidenced by his mistaking Ant-Man for Thor. Quantum mania.

What Kang’s Avengers history means for his MCU future

Jonathan Major Ant-Man and Wasp as the winner Kang in quantummania-3.

If Avenger Kang’s relationship with the Avengers Quantum mania It reflects how his options are perceived by the team, which could have major consequences Avengers: Age of Ultron story. If its new Kang options, like Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania version, accustomed to defeating the Avengers, they may not consider Earth’s Mightiest Heroes a real and present threat. In most comics, a villain sets out to defeat a team to get revenge on or get in the way of their hated rivals. Council of Blood, on the other hand, may not have the same motivations. If they weren’t defeated by the team in time, finding the Avengers might not be one of their goals. Believing that Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are worthless can lead to their downfall.

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