Beast managed to take Angel down before being scared away by Jean's telepathic scream. Wizard magazine ranked Beast the 180th-greatest comic book character of all time, on their list of the Top 200 Comic Book Characters of All Time. [volume & issue needed] Following Bastion's defeat at the hands of Hope Summers, Henry again departs Utopia. Joining him in this secret team is Sharon Carter, Black Widow, War Machine, Beast, Moon Knight, Nova, Valkyrie, and Eric O’Grady as Ant-Man. All Series. [69] After the conflict with the Inhumans is concluded, the younger Beast reveals to his teammates that he has determined, through a combination of science and magic, that the younger X-Men cannot return to the past as they are already there, leaving them free to travel the world and find their own place. 1, Secret Avengers Vol. Englehart later said that he added the Beast to the Avengers roster because he wanted to write the character again and thought his funny, down-to-earth personality would make him a good foil for Moondragon. He is a world-renowned biochemist, having earned Ph.D.s in Biophysics and Genetics,[82] and is the man who cured the Legacy Virus. [24] Beast and fellow surviving Defenders Angel and Iceman are contacted shortly after by Cyclops and Jean Grey to form a new group, X-Factor.[25]. Gary refuses; showing Beast that when the evacuation came up, the House was still in session and he had the floor pushing a bill he'd been working on for eight years. Apocalypse turns Angel into Death, the most powerful of his four Horsemen of Apocalypse. He also takes on the role of the team's elite engineer, frequently upgrading the X-Men's Blackbird X-Jet and Danger Room sequences. The official Marvel page for Secret Avengers! [59] He returns to aid the Avengers and the X-Men when Cyclops and Emma Frost begin to be corrupted by the Phoenix's power. In the Marvel magazine, Marvel Vision, for most of the series Beast was the supposed author of his self-titled "Beast Files". Havok helps Emma to escape for the sake of his brother's memory, while Beast and his remaining teammates make up, all regretting what their lives have come to ever since discovering that the Terrigen could kill them. The files appeared for over two years, and the column was voted the fan favorite. Xavier's body soon disappears. The concept originated with Roy Thomas, an effort to make the character more visibly striking, and Beast also became more werewolf-like to capitalize on the success of Werewolf by Night. [volume & issue needed], Beast appears in the What If? Hank learns that it’s his old friend, Leonard Gary. [64] The young X-Men decide to stay in the present and become the All-New X-Men, except for Angel who joins Cyclops' Uncanny X-Men. When they returned to the present, they found that their DNA evidence had been buried beneath where the Dreaming Celestial was standing in the park. Both are possessed of an apelike appearance and are brilliant scientists. As he seeks refuge, he is approached by Professor Charles Xavier, who invites him to study at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. Out of respect for Hank's situation, Trish does not mention his name when she reports about X-Factor's recent battles, only that one of them lost his intellect while heroically defending New York. After being proved to be the real Beast by Psylocke and Wolverine, he is allowed to join Bishop's new X-Men and continues his relationship with Storm. The Avengers (2012) - "I'm Always Angry" - Hulk SMASH Scene - Movie CLIP HD [1080p 60 FPS HD ] One of the best scene in … Beast also appears as a playable character in the 1995, Beast is a playable character in the 2000, Beast appears as an NPC in the 2003 movie tie-in game, Beast is a playable character in the 2004, Beast is featured in the 2006 movie tie-in game, Beast appears as a playable character in the mobile game, This page was last edited on 4 December 2020, at 21:15. Ka-Zar!". [96] He later rescues Pyro, and shocks his former teammates by revealing that he is still alive. After the team managed to subdue the behemoth, things only got worse when She-Hulk, Red She-Hulk, Skaar, A-Bomb and Korg arrived to aid Hulk in battle with the Avengers. [volume & issue needed], In this universe, Hank McCoy is a member of the Six, a team of mutant heroes led by Havok. [70][71], The young Beast finds himself working alongside Magneto along with the rest of the time-displaced X-Men doing whatever it takes to preserve Xavier's dream. Captain America's Secret Avengers team in Avengers: Infinity War was a huge missed opportunity that could have turned out a lot better. nor to reestablish S.H.I.E.L.D. In X2 (2003), Steve Bacic portrayed him in a very brief cameo in his human appearance while in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) he was played by Kelsey Grammer. Later in the speech, the building is heavily damaged and Gary is sadly presumably killed. There he is introduced to the X-Men, who accept him into their ranks and give him the codename Beast. Maddicks develops a serum based on McCoy's original serum, and tests it on Beast. As evidenced on the back cover of X-Treme X-Men Vol. After learning that the cure was developed by fellow geneticist Kavita Rao through experimentation on mutant corpses—as well as on the X-Man Colossus—Beast helps take down Rao's operation. Hank McCoy (a.k.a. Secret Avengers #25 Review (Apr 2012) | Grandfather Clause [The Descendants Part 4] | Review: Finally, we learn who and what the Descendants are, paving the way for the ongoing battle with the Secret Avengers that Hank is also subjected to chemotherapy and radiation, and suffers a cardiac arrest. His mutation grants him a simian physiology with superhuman strength, speed, stamina, reflexes, agility, flexibility, coordination, balance, and manual and pedal dexterity so great he can write with all his hands and feet at once and tie knots equally well with both his fingers and toes. Over time, Beast strikes up a strong friendship with Emma Frost, in one incident bringing her flowers to cheer her up. The final battle leaves Professor Xavier crippled again, which results in X-Factor rejoining the X-Men. This raises hopes for him, until he discovers it's not a mutant human that looks like a cat, it's a mutant cat who looks like a human. It is possible that Beast's mutation is a result of genetic atavism. [citation needed] He helps Tabitha Smith, teaching the young and flippant woman to use research instead of brutal strength to fight her enemy, a mutant with sedation powers called Nuwa. [volume & issue needed], An issue of What If? [13] Hank later recounts his clash with the Conquistador and how he joined the X-Men. [volume & issue needed], Beast is shown helping Professor X repair Cerebro when the X-Men are tracking down the child with the X-Gene. [68], The younger Hank and All-New X-Men defect to Cyclops's school,[volume & issue needed] after the events of the Battle of the Atom unfold. Then, the Secret Avengers were confronted by Archon who wanted to kill Nova to be sure he would not be possessed by the artifact again. Hoult also reprised the role in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Dark Phoenix (2019), and had a cameo in Deadpool 2 (2018). Captain America finally locates The Captain just in time to stop him from uploading a video confession but he was too late to save several undercover assets and informants that were murdered by the organizations and syndicates they were infiltrating. As Hank McCoy has isolated a catalyst for a mutation in a hormone extract, industrial spies attacked and he drank the extract. Hank McCoy AKA, the Beast, was one of five original members of the X-Men. The reporters agree not to publish the story as the public need to look up to the heroes instead of facing even superhuman's mortality. A psychic attack by the genocidal Cassandra Nova leaves Beast humiliated, badly beaten (by the controlled body of his friend Beak) and haunted by the possibility that his new form is simply a step in a continuous state of devolution. At a time when Steve Rogers wasn’t Captain America anymore, he led a team of Avengers that consisted of characters like Black Widow, Beast, Valkyrie, Moon Knight, and War Machine. The real Fury confirmed that the imposter was an advanced Life Model Decoy modified by Jake Fury. Figures of Beast have been released in multiple action figure lines, including Toy Biz's X-Men Classics line, the Marvel Legends line from Toy Biz and later Hasbro, and the Marvel Icons twelve-inch (305 mm) action figure line. His intelligence and expertise in genetics rival that of Professor X, Moira MacTaggert, and Kavita Rao. The Brute's intelligence is lost again as the after-effects of Xavier's blast wear off. Henry Philip "Hank" McCoy was born in Dundee, Illinois, in the United States, to Norton and Edna McCoy. After the Captain is arrested, Beast is called away shortly to meet with the army because a member of the United States Congress who has locked himself in the House of Representatives wanted to meet him and refuses to evacuate the building despite that the building won't stand much longer. However, as his hands and feet change from simian to feline (going from a normal human set of four fingers to just three, retaining the opposable thumb), he loses his superhuman dexterity, once admitting that he used to play the guitar, but is now learning to play the drums instead. [volume & issue needed], After the separation of the X-Men into two teams, Beast is in the team that goes with Wolverine to open The Jean Grey School for Higher Learning in Westchester County, New York. Beast, who is apparently dying due to side-effects of his secondary artificially-accelerated mutation, stumbles upon a solution after a chance comment from Iceman who says "the past Cyclops wouldn't tolerate his present self's actions". Beast was rescued by the X-Men, and later recuperated from his injuries. The Weapon X program mutates Hank further, causing him to evolve into a more animalistic form with claws, fangs, pointed ears, enhanced senses, and thick, blue fur covering his entire body. Eventually being referred to simply as "Beast", Hank McCoy underwent progressive physiological transformations, permanently gaining animalistic physical characteristics. Hank has always found himself returning to the X-Men, until longtime friend and leader, Cyclops, began to make decisions that Hank believed were questionable and he quit to join S.W.O.R.D. Hulk began a rampage in Cape Canaveral, trashing the spacecraft and equipment that was being prepared to intercept K'ai. [volume & issue needed], When news of a "cure" that would reverse mutations suddenly arises, Beast finds himself seriously considering taking it so he can once again appear human. [volume & issue needed], A turning point comes when Dark Beast finishes some of the formula, occasionally prying more information from Hank whom he imprisoned and replaces for a while. Amazon配送商品ならSecret Avengers by Rick Remender - Volume 2 (AVX)が通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。Remender, Rick, Guedes, Renato, Scalera, Matteo作品ほか、お急ぎ便対象商品は当日 After the death of Logan, who Jean was having an affair with behind Cyclops' back, Beast becomes Jean's closest friend and confidant, trying to help her over-come her loss, and her newly re-awakened Phoenix power. They was also confronted to the Shadow Council, and for beat him, they have to deal with a Nick Fury imposter working for the Shadow Council. Instead, he decided to put the world's security into the hands of a few Avengers sub-teams. Recently, Jean has admitted to knowing about Hank's long-time crush on her, and the two begin a relationship. Beast (Dr. Henry Philip "Hank" McCoy) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is a founding member of the X-Men.Originally called "The Beast", the character was introduced as a mutant possessing ape-like superhuman physical strength and agility, oversized hands and feet, a genius-level intellect, and otherwise normal appearance and speech. The original roster of the black ops Secret Avengers. He is delivered to Carl Maddicks and used in an attempt to develop a cure for mutancy, which has rendered Maddicks' son, Artie, mute. While not a medical doctor, he was able to perform brain surgery on the Red Skull to extract the fragment of Charles Xavier's brain that the Skull had grafted onto himself, removing the Skull's telepathic abilities while leaving the villain otherwise apparently healthy. When they see the need for their powers, they get new costumes similar to their old X-Men costumes, and call themselves the X-Terminators, posing as renegade mutants. As a lifelong Avengers fan, few eras are sit as fondly in my cerebral cortex as the run when Beast and Wonder Man were yucking it up amidst the heroing and chaos. [8] He became stressed because he had to keep a secret identity while in the X-Men team, so he briefly left the team to become a professional wrestler. He becomes convinced that Storm only loves him because Professor X is using mind control on her. Wolverine Moving into the 2000s, writer Brian Bendis reinvented the Avengers as Marvel's premiere superhero team. Captain America’s Secret Avengers team in Avengers: Infinity War is one of the MCU’s biggest missed opportunities. [1] Over the next decade the Beast would appear on the roster of several teams in titles ranging from The Avengers to The Defenders to X-Factor. Beast is also seen closing down the ruins of the X-Mansion and taking Martha Johansson with him. [41], In the aftermath, Cyclops has sent Beast to search for Professor Xavier, whose status is unknown by the X-Men. One of these teams became the Secret Avengers, and he took direct leadership of it with Sharon Carter assisting him with tactical operations. Beast savagely responded that he was no longer an X-Man and refused to accept his help. [65] Hoping to bridge Inhuman and Mutant relations in light of this new conflict, Beast works with the Inhumans to find a way to make the Terrigen cloud safe for mutants while making sure it remains suitable for Inhuman powers. [16] He was also able to more easily control his animal instincts after this second mutation. For the times when his genius intellect isn't enough, Beast relies on his enhanced senses, superb agility, and unflagging courage. [86] It was revealed that this version of Beast lost most of his intelligence due to his mutation, however he regained his mind after he was briefly connected to the Crystal Palace. The series started with Ed Brubaker on writing duties, depicting a black-ops sect of Marvel's premier super hero team, the Avengers, which operates under the guidance and leadership … [122] IGN also ranked Beast as the 9th-greatest X-Men member stating that when the world can accept Henry McCoy, the X-Men will have succeeded in their mission,[123] as #7 in their list of "The Top 50 Avengers" in 2012. [volume & issue needed], Hank appears as part of Steve Rogers' Secret Avengers team. [91], Later, Brute jumps in front of a psychic blast from Professor X that was meant for Havok. [99], In the possible future witnessed in Battle of the Atom, Beast has mutated further, with one side of his head notably more feral than the other, including a horn. When she kisses Beast, he becomes feverish and begins switching back and forth between his normal and furred forms. The Secret Avengers were trying to help defend the nation during Fear Itself. Beast is still hurt by her using the information at all, but she is able to convince him that she meant well. He has also been a member of the Avengers and Defenders. Here, he retains his human appearance similar to when he first joined X-Men. [15] He waits too long to reverse the process, leaving him permanently transformed. and attempting to overthrow Gyrich. In Marvel 1602, Beast is known as Hal McCoy and retains his original appearance of a human with lengthy arms and legs and enormous hands and feet. Moon Knight, Black Widow, Nova, Beast, Valkyrie, War Machine, Ant-Man. [volume & issue needed] Increasingly frustrated with his inability to find a way back to their time through science, the young Beast contacts Doctor Strange for advice on using magic, but although Strange cannot help due to his currently weakened powers, when Hank is able to help him find a solution to a dimensional rift he was investigating, Strange reassures Hank that he is smart enough to find a solution to the current dilemma. When the villainous Hellfire Club attacks the X-Men, Cassandra Nova telepathically strips away Beast's higher human consciousness, leaving him with only his animal instincts. When Steve Rogers took over Norman Osborn's role as top cop, he chose not to continue H.A.M.M.E.R. He finds her diamond form shattered into thousands of pieces and spends some time putting her back together. When he first appears in Spider-Man 1602 #1, he is imprisoned in Le Pym's laboratory, treated as a source of mutagenic blood rather than a fellow scientist. 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