The Avengers believe the new hero in town, Hyperion, isn't all he's cracked up to be.

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Iron Man (voice)
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Thor / Guard #1 (voice)
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Hawkeye / Guard #2 (voice)
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The Avengers believe the new hero in town, Hyperion, isn't all he's cracked up to be.

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What one might expect for comic book adaptation
30 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hyperion essentially was an early attempt by Marvel comics to imitate Superman (Later that same company would make subsequent attempts with Gladiator/Kallark and The Sentry). In their first comic book meeting Thor was only able to defeat Hyperion by summoning Odin's power through Mjolnir to reduce him in size. In the official Marvel universe handbook Hyperion is listed being able to lift in the 85 ton range which is below that of Thor or The Hulk. However Hyperion like Gladiator has the ability to manipulate anti-gravitons (explained in Quasar #54 volume I) allowing either of them to lift weights in excess of what they might normally be able to. Also, Hyperion's invulnerability exceeds that of Thor or The Hulk. The Avengers episode 'Hyperion' has significant flaws in it. Captain America was able to hurl Hyperion into a car with a single blow. Cap's strength is well below that of Spiderman whose level is below that of Loki. Being that the cartoon version of the Avengers is based on the 2012 live-action movie, where Captain America is barely able to hold his own against Loki whose strength level is 35 tons or greater, it made no sense that Hyperion was stunned by Cap's attack. Also, Iron-Man withstood many of Hyperion's blows. If Hyperion is truly a carbon copy of Superman then an unprepared Iron man would have no chance at all.


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