now as a 27 year old black guy who is about to graduate from college in the fall still love these characters and will still be a fan if and when i reach 80. the avengers are earh's mightiest heroes saving the world and universe from huge global and universal threats. the main three u see in this photo and the mascot heroes are thor, captain america, and ironman. other memebers included the hulk, wasp, ant or giant man, hawkeye, black widow, ms. marvel, black panther, wonder man, spider woman (both jessica and julia) tigra, she hulk, and many others. later heroes have joined their ranks such as some xmen as wolverine, storm, and beast. other street heroes like daredevil, luke cage, moon night, iron fist, and even the world popular and fan favorite web-spinning super hero the amazing spider-man. about the whole marvel universe became avengers at one point as they have faced off threats that could end all life in the universe. the avengers truly shows their is no "I" in team and is strength in numbers.