Vision (Marvel Comics)

fictional character in Marvel Comics

The Vision is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most often associated with the Avengers, originally built as a weapon by Ultron to use against the heroes Vision became self-aware and decided to cast aside his old master in favor of being a hero instead and has remained, more or less, a loyal member of the Avengers ever since. Vision is a synthetic being similar to a robot or android but is fully sentient, being capable of understanding and even feeling human emotions.

Cosplayer as Vision.

Vision's capability for humanity climaxed in many ways by him becoming the husband of fellow Avenger Scarlet Witch - although their relationship has struggled he has for the most part been portrayed as loyal, even amidst the chaos that is the life of an Avenger.

He was created by Roy Thomas and the late John Buscema, and first appeared in The Avengers #57 in October of 1968.

Portrayals change

The character is played by English actor Paul Bettany in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the television miniseries WandaVision (2021), and the animated series What If...? (2021).