Avengers: The Kang Dynasty is a sequence of comedian books created within the late Nineteen Nineties and early 2000s by Kurt Busiek and George Perez. It’s additionally the second to final MCU movie in Section 6. And if The Kang Dynasty is the place the MCU goes, it ought to be simple simply to learn a number of comics to get educated on coming occasions. Or a minimum of you would possibly assume so. However like every multiverse journey, there’s plenty of setup to what’s happening, and the MCU has its personal path that appears nothing just like the comics.
Kang Dynasty was an action-packed, extremely chaotic occasion within the historical past of Earth-616. It showcased many extra villains in addition to Kang and had a really layered, difficult plot that had the whole lot from radioactive monsters to unusual cults going into area. With the whole lot that occurs within the comics, it appears extra seemingly that the MCU will attempt to rewrite this little bit of comedian ebook historical past as an alternative of following it as a information.
However that is in all probability a great choice contemplating the creator of the story used the scope of the Kang Dynasty to fold in smaller plots that he had been attempting to conclude in his personal time. In some ways, followers may be in for a very unique MCU story after they see Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.
What Occurs in Marvel’s Kang Dynasty?
The comedian ebook run known as Kang Dynasty occurred over Avengers Vol. 3 #41-55 and spanned the turning of the millennium. However the Marvel universe of the comics seemed rather a lot completely different from the way it does within the MCU today. The Avengers assembled then had been of better quantity and included names we haven’t even heard whispers of within the MCU. Some acquainted heroes had been in attendance, like Thor, Imaginative and prescient, She-Hulk, Wasp, and Captain Marvel (going by the title Warbird on the time). Iron Man and Captain America had been additionally there, however the story relied on some heroes you’d have solely heard of had you been into comics then. Marvel Man was seemingly probably the most well-known of those MCU outsiders, however there have been additionally such celebrities as Jack of Hearts, Triathlon, Silverclaw, and Dwelling Lightning. And that isn’t even the whole record of assembled Avengers.
However when Kang got here from area and attacked the United Nations constructing in New York, it took practically each superhero round to fend him off. When he confirmed up, Kang introduced he had plans to overcome the Earth for his son, Scarlet Centurion. He had been an identification of Kang’s that comedian readers had seen beforehand, however this iteration of the character was, actually, Kang’s son and never Kang himself. Scarlet Centurion appeared from a void, carrying his highly effective armor, and Kang defined his plan for the way he would save Earth…by conquering it.
Kang foretold a listing of horrible futures from which he was there to save lots of the planet in trade for humanity’s give up. When Earth refused, the assorted horrors proceeded to unfold. Evil Atlanteans attacked the UK. Radioactive Zombies swarmed Russia. And a military of Deviants ran rampant via China. However the Avengers dispatched all of them, and that was the straightforward half.
Uniting to Deliver Kang Down
Different villains tried to take over the world earlier than the Avengers might method Kang. A spiritual group known as the Triune Understanding was planning on harvesting the psychic power of their members to energy a spaceship that may destroy a risk known as the Triple Evil, which was a scary pyramid floating via area. An underground villain known as the Grasp of the World instantly raised fortresses from beneath the Earth to imprison all of the world’s cities and main leaders.
It was then that the USA authorities instructed the Avengers that they solely had 96 hours to destroy Kang earlier than they unleashed the Sentinels – highly effective robots constructed to hold out a Holocaust towards mutants. When Kang defeated the Avengers, he took management of the Sentinels and attacked Earth, destroying Washington D.C. within the course of. Lastly, Earth surrendered, and Kang accepted a signature as testomony from Wasp, who was the chief of the Avengers on the time.
Issues appeared darkish for the Avengers as heroes had been imprisoned, and there was chaos everywhere in the globe. However the Grasp of the World and the Triune Understanding ultimately determined to affix forces with the Avengers when Kang turned a standard enemy. By artistic use of the Grasp’s expertise and a coordinated assault on Kang that included an enormous Captain America in area, they overcame the multidimensional despot. Sadly, we are able to’t inform the story intimately right here, however these on the lookout for a greater abstract can go to the Marvel web site or choose up the comics.
Holding that story in thoughts, the MCU doesn’t appear to be heading within the path to inform that exact story. Even so removed from Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’s 2025 premiere date, many issues must change to convey us wherever near the beginning of this comedian ebook sequence. Nonetheless, the MCU will seemingly make full use of Kang’s villainous internet of variants, so we’ll seemingly see the Scarlet Centurion sooner or later.
The phrase “dynasty” is an lively one, although. And there are fan theories about how the MCU might kind the Younger Avengers and introduce Iron Lad to be Kang’s son or displaced variant. However we gained’t know extra till Kang seems in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.