Scarlet Witch

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) is a fictional character. She appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. Her first appearance was in The X-Men #4 (March 1964) in the Silver Age of Comic Books.

A cosplayer dressed up as Scarlet Witch.

Portrayals change

The character has been adapted into different forms of media, including television series, action figures, and video games. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch is played by American actress Elizabeth Olsen.