Mantis (Marvel Comics)

comic book character in Marvel universe

Mantis is a fictional character and superheroine from the Marvel Comics universe. She is also known as the Celestial Madonna. The real name of the character is Brandt. Mantis has been a in the Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers comics.

Cosplayer as Mantis.

Mantis has been a member of the Avengers, the Knowhere Corps and the Guardians of the Galaxy. She usually refers to herself as this one. The character is a human-mutate due to being a Kree experiment.

She was created by Steve Englehart. The character first appeared in Avengers #112 in June 1973.

Marvel Cinematic Universe change

Klementieff in 2017

Mantis is played by French actress Pom Klementieff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). She is in the movies Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023). In the MCU, the character is a daughter of Ego and a half sister to Peter Quill, Star-Lord.