Sunday, July 13, 2014

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron"- Behold The 'Vision'

Actor Paul Bettany plays Marvel Comics' 'synthezoid android' the 'Vision', a creation of the robot 'Ultron', in director Joss Whedon's currently shooting Marvel Studios feature "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

The 'Vision' character was created by writer Roy Thomas and illustrator John Buscema, debuting in Marvel Comics' 'The Avengers' #57 (Oct. 1968):

"...according to the original story, the robot 'Ultron' is the creator of the 'Vision', a type of android he calls a 'synthezoid', for use against Ultron's own creator, 'Dr. Henry Pym' aka 'Ant-Man'.

"Temporarily controlled by Ultron, the Vision then rebuilds Ultron of 'adamantium' and battling the Avengers before regaining his self-control.

"The Vision first meets 'Wanda Maximoff', aka the mutant 'Scarlet Witch', with whom he later becomes romantically involved.

"The 'Solar Jewel' on the Vision's forehead absorbs ambient solar energy to provide power for him to function, also capable of discharging as optic beams, infrared and microwave radiation. 

"The Vision also possesses the ability to manipulate his density, which at its lowest allows flight and a ghostly, phasing intangibility, and at its heaviest provides superhuman strength, immovability, and a diamond-hard near invulnerability..."

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