Vernon Van Dyne
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The father of Janet Van Dyne, better known as The Wasp. Vernon was the person who introduced The Wasp to Henry Pym, also known as Ant-Man, who ended up creating the Wasp, and the two would later marry.
Vernon had developed a gamma-ray beam that would contact other planets, and in doing so, it brought a creature from space to Earth, who killed Vernon. Vowing revenge, Janet Van Dyne sought out the help of Dr. Henry Pym, who then transformed her into the Wasp and the two became partners. Together, they found the creature that had killed her father and destroyed it.
First Appearance: Tales to Astonish (1959) #44
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Avengers Origins: Ant-Man & the Wasp (2012)
Avengers West Coast (1989)
#62 Her-oes (2010)
- 'The Witching Hour!'
#1 Marvel Feature (1971)
- 'The Truth Stings: Part 1 of 4'#2
- 'The Truth Stings: Part 2 of 4 '#3
- 'The Truth Stings: Part 3 of 4 '#4
- 'The Truth stings '
#8 Secret Invasion: Requiem (2009)
- 'Prelude to Disaster!'
Tales to Astonish (1959)
The Avengers (1963)
#227 West Coast Avengers (1985)
- 'Testing... 1... 2... 3!'
- 'Tales to Astonish, Part One: The Man in the Anthill!'
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