Warren Worthington III

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Warren Worthington III

Art from Marvels by Alex Ross

Publication information

Marvel Comics

First appearance
The X-Men #1 (September 1963)

Created by
Stan Lee (writer)
Jack Kirby (artist)

In-story information

Alter ego
Warren Kenneth Worthington III

Human Mutant

Team affiliations
Mutantes Sans Frontières
Champions of Los Angeles
Defenders/Secret Defenders
Hellfire Club
Horsemen of Apocalypse
Worthington Industries
Jean Grey School Students[2]

Notable aliases
Angel, Avenging Angel, Archangel, Dark Angel, Death, Master of the Seven Seeds[3]


As Angel:

Flight via feathered wings and hollow bones
Aerial adaptation

As Archangel:

Flight via metal wings
Razor sharp feather projection
Superhuman durability
Aerial adaptation

Warren Kenneth Worthington III, originally known as Angel and later as Archangel, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is a founding member of the X-Men. Created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in The X-Men #1 (September 1963).
Angel is a member of a subspecies of humans known as mutants, who are born with superhuman abilities. He originally possesses a pair of large feathered wings extending from his back, enabling him to fly. He is the heir to a multibillion-dollar corporation called Worthington Industries. This privileged background results in Warren being stereotyped as