List of New Warriors members

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The New Warriors is a team of comic book superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe. Over the years it has featured a large number of characters in a variety of combinations.

Founding members (vol. 1)[edit]

Each of these members first appeared as a New Warrior in Thor #411. Their founding was chronicled in New Warriors (vol. 1) #1, published after their first appearance as a team.

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Firestar Angelica Jones New Warriors (vol. 1) #1 Joined Avengers in Avengers (vol. 3) #4. Retired in Civil War: Front Line #2. Currently a member of the X-Men.
Justice
a.k.a. Marvel Boy
Vance Astrovik Justice from issue #43 onwards. Joined Avengers in Avengers (vol. 3) #4. Former teacher at the Initiative program. Former leader of Counter Force, which has reclaimed the name The New Warriors. Former teacher at the Avengers Academy.[1]
Namorita
a.k.a. Kymaera
Namorita "Nita" Prentiss Took over leadership of team when original Night Thrasher quit for a time. Died in Civil War #1, but a time-displaced Namorita was rescued from the timestream by Nova .
Night Thrasher Dwayne Michael Taylor Also first chronological appearance. Original leader of New Warriors. Died in Civil War #1. Resurrected in Contest of Champions #5
Nova
a.k.a. Kid Nova
Richard Rider Leader of the Nova Corps. A former member of the Secret Avengers. Possibly deceased in Thanos Imperative #6
Speedball
a.k.a. Penance
Robert "Robbie" Baldwin The lone survivor of the Stamford disaster in Civil War #1. Went by the name 'Penance' for a time. Formerly teacher at Avengers Academy [1]

New members (vol. 1)[edit]

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Silhouette Silhouette Chord New Warriors (vol. 1) #14 Started association with team in issue #2. Leaves in issue #51. Rejoins in vol. 5, issue 8.
Darkhawk Chris Powell New Warriors (vol. 1) #22 Reserve member and former West Coast Avenger. Former member of the Loners.
Rage Elvin Daryl Haliday New Warriors (vol. 1) #26 Former Avenger and recruit with the Initiative program. Former member of Counter Force, who assumed the New Warriors name in Avengers: The Initiative #22.
Hindsight Lad
aka Hindsight
Carlton LaFroyge New Warriors (vol. 1) #48 Blackmails his way onto team in New Warriors (vol. 1) #37. Accepted as full member in issue #51. Kicked off of the team in She-Hulk (vol. 3) #8 following events in Civil War #1.
Bandit
aka Night Thrasher
Donyell Taylor Forms reserve team. Leaves with Silhouette in #51. Forms a team of New Warriors and becomes its leader for a time. Formerly known as Night Thrasher and second in command of Counter Force.
Dagger Tandy Bowen Reserve member. Declined full membership in issues #35 and #51. Former member of Dark X-Men.
Turbo Michiko "Mickey" Musashi Informal reserve member from issue #35 onwards. Official reserve member from issue #48 to #60. Accepts full membership in #60 onwards. Member of the Loners.
Turbo Michael Brent Jeffries Informal reserve member. Never actually offered membership on panel. Deceased.
Powerpax
aka Alex Power,
aka Powerhouse
Alexander "Alex" Power Reserve member from issue #48 to #60. Accepts full membership from issue #60 to #75. Leaves team to rejoin Power Pack, becoming Zero-G. Currently a member of the Future Foundation
Speedball Darrion Grobe New Warriors (vol. 1) #50 Time-traveler living in a cloned body of Speedball with the powers, personality, and memories of the original. He replaced the original Speedball while he was trapped in another dimension from issue #50 to issue #71. Deceased.
Scarlet Spider
aka Spider-Man,
aka Jackal
Ben Reilly New Warriors (vol. 1) #62 Killed by the Green Goblin in Peter Parker, Spider-Man (vol. 1) #75.
Helix Rafael Carago New Warriors (vol. 1) #68 Reserve member.
Timeslip Rina Patel New Warriors (vol. 1) #72 Possibly depowered as of (vol. 1) #75, though she was recently seen in costume after M-Day.[2]

Interim recruits[edit]

These members joined the team between the end of Vol. 1 and the first dissolution of the team.

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Slapstick Steve Harmon A flashback in Avengers: The Initiative #10 Former recruit in the Initiative Program. A flashback in Avengers: The Initiative #10 reveals Slapstick joined the team sometime between the end of Vol. 1 and the first dissolution of the team. Former member of Counter Force, who assumed the New Warriors name in Avengers: The Initiative #22.
Ultra Girl Suzanna "Suzy" Lauren Sherman Graduated recruit from the Initiative Program. A flashback in Avengers: The Initiative #10 reveals Ultra Girl joined the team sometime between the end of Vol. 1 and the first dissolution of the team. Rejoined in Avengers: The Initiative #23.

New members (vol. 2)[edit]

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Aegis Trey Rollins New Warriors (vol. 2) #1 Also first appearance. Died in Incredible Hercules #127
Bolt Chris Bradley First appeared in X-Men Unlimited #8. Also a member of Cable's Underground as Maverick. Killed by Agent Zero, the first Maverick, but then revived with a techno-organic phalanx virus by Selene. It is unknown if he managed to escape from Utopia, as The Hellions did, before being absorbed by Selene.

New members (vol. 3)[edit]

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Microbe Zachary Smith New Warriors (vol. 3) #1 Also first appearance. Dies in Civil War #1.
Debrii Deborah Fields New Warriors (vol. 3) #4 Also first appearance. Leaves in New Warriors (vol. 3) #6. Former recruit of the Initiative Program. Former member of Counter Force, who assumed the New Warriors name in Avengers: The Initiative #22.

New members (vol. 4)[edit]

These members were all former mutants who were depowered after the M-Day, and were either affiliated with the X-Men or students at the Xavier Institute.

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Wondra Jubilation Lee Joined Bandit's offshoot team between vol. 3 and vol. 4 Previously known as Jubilee. Transformed into a vampire in X-Men (volume 2) #1.
Blackwing Barnell "Barry" Bohusk Previously known as Beak.
Decibel Jonothon "Jono" Evan Starsmore Previously known as Chamber. Restored back to his original powers following the events that occurred during the Age of X.
Tempest Angel Salvadore Previously known as Angel.
Ripcord Miranda Leevald Previously known as Stacy X. Presumed killed in New Warriors (vol. 4) #16, but returned in Stacy X persona in Vengeance.
Skybolt Vincent "Vin" Stewart Previously known as Redneck. Killed in New Warriors (vol. 4) #16
Phaser Christian Cord Previously known as Radian. Brother of Longstrike.
Longstrike Christine Cord Previously known as Tattoo. Sister of Phaser. Dies in New Warriors (vol.4) #4.
Renascence Sofia Mantega Joined in New Warriors (vol. 4) #6. Previously known as Wind Dancer. Former member and squad leader of the New Mutants.

Dark Reign[edit]

These members joined after the dissolution, in issue #20, of the team featured in Vol. 4.

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Scarlet Spider Michael Avengers: The Initiative #21 Clone of Michael Van Patrick. Former member of the Shadow Initiative. Killed by Ragnarok in Avengers: The Initiative #22.
Scarlet Spider Patrick Clone of Michael Van Patrick. Former member of the Shadow Initiative.

New Warriors (vol. 5)[edit]

Another New Warriors series was launched in 2014 as part of the second Marvel NOW! wave. The status of this team after the events of Spider-Verse (apart from Nova and Kaine) is unknown as none have appeared since except for Nova and Kaine.

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Nova Sam Alexander Joined in Nova Vol. 5 #10
Scarlet Spider Kaine New Warriors Vol. 5 #1 Clone of Peter Parker
Sun Girl Selah Burke
Haechi Mark Sim Member of the Inhumans
Water Snake Faira Sar Namora
Hummingbird Aracely Penalba

Support staff[edit]

Character Alter ego Joined in Notes
Tai Tai New Warriors (vol. 1) #1 New Warriors trainer/housekeeper. Dies in New Warriors (vol. 1) #25.
Chord Andrew Chord New Warriors trainer/mentor/pilot.
Sprocket Amelia Barnhardt New Warriors (vol. 1) #29 New Warriors pilot.
Grace Grace New Warriors (vol.4) #3 New Warriors tech support.
Kaz Kaz New Warriors tech support.
Aja Aja New Warriors (vol.4) #10 New Warriors tech support.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b As of Avengers Academy #20
  2. ^ Marvel Digital Holiday Special #1 (2008)

See also[edit]