Wasp (comics)

Wasp (comics) when an Acolyte assassin

The Marvel Adventures: The Avengers series (occur its very own continuity) features Jesse van Dyne as Giant-Girl, showcasing her capability to grow instead of shrink, which she uses in combat. She’s more youthful than her primary world counterpart and she or he cracks jokes together with her teammate Spider-Man. Issue 13 from the series reveals her origin like a wealthy socialite given use of size-altering Pym particles by researcher Henry Pym (here an worker of Janet’s father as opposed to a super hero). Her maximum dimensions are unknown, but she grows tall enough to trap a college. Rather of getting her forces naturally, Jesse needs a suit operated by Pym particles to alter her size. Like her Earth-616 counterpart, Jesse appears to alter her costume regularly. The very first costume is crimson and black having a mask adorned with antennae that appears remarkably like the Giant-Man costume worn by Hank Pym within the mainstream world. This costume enables her to develop while getting the additional aftereffect of letting her control insects (though she never makes use of this power). This costume is later destroyed, and Jesse wears another costume that doesn’t incorporate a mask, as her secret identity have been revealed. Finally, Jesse gains another suit that enables her to both grow and shrink, using the suit altering to look at based on her size. While using the this suit to contract, she calls herself Wasp and it has forces much like her mainstream counterpart, for example flight, proportionally superhuman strength, and the opportunity to project bio-electrical stings. A current preview of Marvel Adventures: the Avengers #19 has proven her putting on an outfit that is mainly blue but has gold-yellow accents. Whether this costume increases her maximum dimensions are not yet been seen. She also mentions that they has a minimum of two siblings, even though they haven’t been seen or given any names (see Marvel Adventures: The Avengers #3).

Marvel Zombies

The Marvel Zombies series features another Wasp among the primary figures. She’s now a spook, another victim from the virus which has infected almost all her world’s superhumans. After Earth’s inhabitants are almost entirely devoured, Wasp is among the zombies who finally kills (and consumes) Magneto.

During this time period, Wasp belongs to a sub-team which makes its method to the Marvel Apes world. An accumulation of heroes seems to turn back dimensional tear and send it well, although not before Wasp secretly infects the neighborhood form of Ironman, Iron Mandrill.[56]

The Wasp then finds out that Hank Pym has stored a secret food supply—a sedated and maimed Black Panther, held prisoner in Hank’s lab. She confronts Hank, but he decapitates her by growing in dimensions and biting her mind off within the struggle that follows. Once the Black Panther later escapes the lab, also, he takes the Wasp’s head—still alive, but helpless. He eventually reaches safety, encountering Magneto’s surviving Acolytes. The Acolytes announce that they’ll read the Wasp, seeking relief from herpes.[57]

An epilogue, 5 years later, shows the Wasp going through the deserted Earth plus the Acolytes. Her severed mind has become sealed inside a liquid-filled helmet, controlling a automatic body.

40 years later in "Marvel Zombies 2", her mind is bound on the more complex machine together with her mind uncovered towards the air. She also develops romantic feelings toward among the Acolyte survivors, a researcher named Reynolds. As she signifies, 40 years using the Acolytes is way more than time she’s spent with Hank. At some point, the 2 share a hug.[57]

A lengthy period without feeding appears to possess cured her completely from the hunger. Now Black Panther’s advisor and friend, she’s made to infect him when an Acolyte assassin tries to kill him. This incident is orchestrated by Malcolm Cortez, the boy of Fabian Cortez, attempting to take leadership from Black Panther. Once the hunger resurfaces, she nearly eats Panther’s wife prior to being stopped by him. Rather, they consume the assassin plus they condition they’ll get into isolation to be able to control their hunger. This can be a success. Multiple powered zombies soon threaten the colony. Wasp fights alongside Panther, Hawkeye (who’d been decapitated and inhabits Janet’s own former cybernetic body), Forge, along with a reformed Luke Cage and Spider-Man in order to save the folks of recent Wakanda from Firelord, Giant-Man, Wolverine, Gladiator, Hulk, Jean Gray and Ironman trying to complete humanity and support the inter-dimensional portal to allow them to enter a brand new world. Eventually the zombies uncover, as Jesse has, the hunger fades as time passes, plus they stop their rampage only to obtain their figures halved through the Hulk. Jesse, combined with the other remaining zombies (the brand new Colonel America, Spider-Man, Cage, Giant-Man, Wolverine and Black Panther), finish up teleported to a different world by Malcolm Cortez.[58]

The Wasp leads to the dimension of ‘Earth Z’. She leads an alien invasion from the zombie-infected Earth in order to quash the flesh-eating threat. She fails only at that and it is destroyed.[59]


Jesse van Dyne is proven as part of the Avengers and aids them throughout the fight with Starro. She also gives Ironman the concept to produce a dimensional alarm and rallies other Avengers to protect the artifacts. Following the final fight within the Savage Land from the Justice League Of America, Jesse winds up being an Avenger within the new merged world the villain Krona produced and it is not aware from the changes. Nowadays she and Hank are great buddies with Elongated Man and the wife Sue Dibny. Once the two teams choose to team facing Krona, the Wasp fights plus the Avengers before the fight has ended.[60]

Deathlok Wasp

Throughout the period when she’s presumed dead, a cyborg form of the Wasp seems within the Core, an subterranean city populated by robots.[61] Throughout a fight between your Descendants (the residents from the Core) and also the Secret Avengers, Hawkeye encounters the cyborg Wasp. He muses the cyborg should have been the reanimated corpse of Jesse, and finds themself not able to harm her.[62] This Wasp is later revealed to become from your alternate future where the majority of Earth’s superheroes have been wiped out and reconstructed using Deathlok technology. Following the dying of her timeline’s form of Hank Pym, the Deathlok Wasp tries to kidnap and assimilate his Earth-616 counterpart.[63]

Marvel Mangaverse

Jesse Van Dyne is really a Stark Worldwide worker who wears a suit which grants her plasma wings. Jesse includes a competition with Iron Girl. Wasp helps defend the power well from Hydra and Namor. During Rings of Fate she’s presumably wiped out through the Hands.

Ultimate Marvel

The Best Marvel incarnation of Wasp is Jesse Pym, a 26-year-old mutant and part of the Ultimates.[64][65] She holds two Ph.D.s (one considered to be in molecular biology[66]) and it is portrayed to be of Asian descent.[67][68] She’s moderately fluent the german language.

Her mutant status remains hidden in the public but is famous by Henry "Hank" Pym and S.H.I.E.L.D.. She will produce a glittering wasp-like sting which she discharges through her hands.[65][69][70] Her bio-electric blast, when applied from inside the ear towards the brain, reverts the Hulk to Bruce Banner throughout the New You are able to massacre.[69] Side-results of her insectoid genetics range from the periodic use of bugs, developing her very own larval nests, and lounging egg-like constructs.[65] During her college years, she shares an area with Gloria Ross and starts seeing Henry. Henry is abusive to her at the start of their relationship and through college has hit her a minimum of two times, putting her mind via a door one time and splitting the rooftop of her mouth on another. Gloria may also recall instances where Jesse is missing chunks of hair. Jesse also is affected with severe bulimia just before joining the Ultimates.[71]

Hank’s attempts at change through medication and enlistment within the Ultimates doesn’t improve his behavior. Because of Hank’s humiliating loss against Hulk and simmering jealousy of Janet’s friendship with Captain America (Steve Rogers), Hank and Jesse fight viciously until Jesse they resort to stinging and Hank instructions a military of ants against her. Jesse can be found in a condition of anaphylactic shock, brought on by receiving multiple ant stings she’s received while at wasp-size. Captain America, upon learning of Hank’s violence, tracks lower and beats Hank unconscious for Jesse. Captain America’s visits Jesse following the fight left her exasperated and angry, stemming from embarrassment of her personal existence now being public.[72] After stopping the Chitauri invasion, Captain America and Wasp reconcile as buddies and gradually start dating, despite Hank’s attempts at making amends. On a single of the secret conferences, Jesse later confesses to Hank, now considered a burglar risk by S.H.I.E.L.D., the generation gap between Captain America and herself, combined with the seniors status of Steve’s buddies, place a large stress on their relationship. She walks on Rogers and meets track of Hank inside a bar.[73]

Throughout their invasion of the usa, the Liberators does not take Wasp into consideration, discounting her to be no threat because of her abilities being individuals to create herself "smaller sized and less strong". Jesse has the capacity to make her method to cells within the Triskelion where Captain America has been held under suspicion from the murder of Hawkeye’s whole family. Though she’s discovered and apparently subdued, she’s already liberated her boyfriend. Though Captain America easily beats the Schizoid Man, he stops fighting when several super soldiers threaten to tear Wasp apart she then surprises all of them by utilizing her stinging forces at her normal size the very first time, killing or incapacitating all of the super soldiers at the same time.[74] Sooner or later, Hank gives Jesse a serving from the Giant-Man serum, which enables her to develop to gigantic proportions. In a bigger size, Jesse helps turn the tide in support of American forces and crushes the Insect Queen with one stomp of her feet. It is a puzzle whether she will grow when needed or if this can be a one-off experience.[75]

During The Ultimates 3 miniseries, Jesse becomes co-leader from the team, together with Captain America, and today sports a crimson-and-gold outfit along with a mask. She starts to reconcile together with her estranged husband, and then works together with the Ultimates and Wolverine to prevent the plans of Ultron.[76] She and Hawkeye frequently clash because of her teammate’s almost suicidal nature.[77] Getting gone missing throughout the ton in Ultimatum Wave, Hank Pym and Hawkeye look for her, just for Hawkeye to uncover her body being eaten through the Blob.[78] Hank informs Hawkeye and Ironman (Tony Stark) to consider Wasp’s body to activate "the Jocasta project".[79]

There are many references to Wasp following her dying. She’s seen dining in Valhalla along with other deceased superheroes when Thor provides a eulogy for Spider-Man (Peter Parker).[80] A number of "WASPS" robots, created by her late husband, also appear, and therefore are eventually acquired by Mr. Morez (Modi).[81] She’s been successful through the Red Wasp, that has forces that are similar too, yet more aggressive than individuals from the original Wasp.[82]

In popular culture


  • Within the Millennium Trilogy, it’s says Lisbeth Salander’s nickname Wasp is inspired through the superheroine. Within The Girl within the Spider’s Web it’s revealed the main reason too.

In other media


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