Kang the Conqueror

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Kang the Conqueror (Nathaniel Richards) is a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly serving as one of the main antagonists of the Avengers franchise and a major antagonist in the Fantastic Four franchise.

He is a time-traveling terrorist and conqueror who is intent on total domination of the entire universe. Since his debut, he has served as one of Avengers' most recurring and dangerous foes.

Portrayals change

Kang the Conqueror has been described as one of Marvel's most notable and powerful villains. Kang has made media appearances in animated television and video games. He made his feature movie debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023), portrayed by American actor Jonathan Majors, who also portrayed Pharaoh Rama-Tut, Victor Timely, Immortus, Scarlet Centurion, Chronomonitor #616, and the wider Council of Kangs in the movie's post-credits scene, and will reprise the roles in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty (2025) and Avengers: Secret Wars (2026). Majors also previously appeared as ''He Who Remains'', a version of the character from the previous incarnation of multiverse and creator of the Time Variance Authority (TVA), in the episode ''For All Time, Always.'' from the 2021 first season of Loki, and returned as Victor Timely in the series' 2023 second season.