43 Facts About Henry Pym


Dr Henry Jonathan "Hank" Pym is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Henry Pym is a founding member of the Avengers superhero team as well as the creator of the robotic villain Ultron.

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Henry Pym joined the West Coast Avengers as a scientist and inventor in West Coast Avengers vol.

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Henry Pym refuses but is attracted to Vernon's socialite daughter Janet van Dyne.

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Henry Pym reveals his secret identity to Janet and uses Henry Pym particles to graft wasp wings beneath her shoulders, which appear when Janet shrinks.

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Henry Pym eventually adopts his first alternate identity as the 12-foot-tall Giant-Man.

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Henry Pym adopts a new superhero identity, "Goliath", upon his return to the Avengers.

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Henry Pym eventually recovers from the chemicals during a battle with the Circus of Crime at the wedding.

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Henry Pym suffers a mental breakdown and concocts a plan to salvage his credibility.

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Henry Pym is subsequently expelled from the Avengers, and Janet divorces him.

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Henry Pym is confronted by the Avengers and blamed for the theft, as Egghead erases all evidence of his own involvement.

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Henry Pym, in turn, blames Egghead, a criminal still believed dead by the other Avengers.

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Henry Pym reappears as a member of the West Coast Avengers, first in an advisory role, then as a full member.

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Henry Pym is eventually able to resolve his problems and adopts his Yellowjacket persona again.

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When Janet is seemingly killed in battle, Henry Pym takes on a new superhero persona, the Wasp, in tribute to her.

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Henry Pym rejoins the Avengers and eventually leads the team.

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Hank Henry Pym creates Avengers Academy, a program to help train young people with newly acquired superpowers.

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Henry Pym later joins the superhero team known as the Secret Avengers.

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Months later, Henry Pym, again using the Yellowjacket identity, is shown as a member of the Illuminati.

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The Ultron Henry Pym argues that he is doing this because the Avengers have become less of a family over the years as so many of them jump to obey Captain America or Iron Man despite past experience confirming that this should be a bad idea.

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Henry Pym sends the aliens he had infected with his virus to take the Space Stone from Wolverine while he himself went to claim the Soul Stone.

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The aliens eventually failed at their task, but Ultron Henry Pym was able to steal the Soul Gem from Magus after ruthlessly killing him.

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However, Ultron Henry Pym had already launched rockets filled with the Ultron Virus in order to infect the entire galaxy while saving Earth as his last target.

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The Ultron Henry Pym got wounded in the escape and Adam Warlock claims the Soul Gem.

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In other words, Hank Henry Pym was long dead when he accidentally merged with Ultron.

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Henry Pym discovered the subatomic "Henry Pym particles" that enable mass to be shunted or gained from an alternate dimension, thereby changing the size of himself or other beings or objects.

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Henry Pym is the creator of the robot Ultron, whom he created as an experiment after examining Dragon Man, showing his knack for AI and cybernetics.

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Henry Pym retains his normal strength when "ant" size, and possesses greatly increased strength and stamina when in "giant" form, courtesy of the increased mass.

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Henry Pym's costume is synthetic stretch fabric composed of unstable molecules and automatically adapts to his shifting sizes.

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Henry Pym uses a cybernetic helmet he created for achieving rudimentary communication with ants and other higher order insects.

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Henry Pym took up the Wasp mantle in memory of Janet, who was believed to be dead at the time.

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Henry Pym carries a variety of weaponry, provisions, and scientific instruments, which are shrunken to the size of microchips and stored in the pockets of his uniform.

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Rover is able to communicate with Henry Pym and is capable of flight and discharging energy and acid.

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Henry Pym is opposed in his expansion efforts by the zombie Spider-Man, who finally manages to defeat his own forces with nanites configured to 'eat' zombie flesh.

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Henry Pym takes Prozac to battle his mental instability and depressive episodes.

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Henry Pym is visited by Spider-Man and Storm when Janet van Dyne falls under insect mind-control.

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Henry Pym tells them how to free her, gives her a new costume, and uses an insect telepathy helmet to create an illusion of several giant-sized people, scaring the insects away.

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Hank Henry Pym appears in the Marvel Animated Features series of direct-to-video films.

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Hank Henry Pym appears in media set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, portrayed by Michael Douglas, with Dax Griffin and John Michael Morris serving as Douglas' younger body doubles in flashback sequences.

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Henry Pym is introduced in the live-action film Ant-Man, and makes subsequent appearances in the live-action films Ant-Man and the Wasp and Avengers: Endgame .

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Hank Henry Pym appears in Peter David's novelization of the live-action film Spider-Man 2.

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Henry Pym attends Dr Otto Octavius's first experiment with his mechanical arms.

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Hank Henry Pym was ranked as the 93rd-greatest comic book character by Wizard magazine.

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