Marvel’s Phase 4 kicked off with the Disney+ series WandaVision. It followed Wanda’s life with Vision and their twins. However, it was a pocket reality and did not last long. But before it all came to an end, we saw White Vision’s debut in the MCU. Vision himself is a very interesting character and has deep roots in Marvel comics. In the MCU, he is portrayed by Paul Bettany. So let’s talk about 19 facts about Vision that you may not know. Check it out!
1. Paul Bettany Voiced JARVIS & Vision Both
Actually, Paul Bettany has been a part of the MCU for a long time now. He voices the AI, JARVIS, created by Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark. However, it was not until Avengers: Age of Ultron that he made his official MCU debut as Vision.
2. Ultron Made Vision
In the MCU, we see that Tony creates Vision and Thor provides with a massive charge to bring Vision to life. However, Marvel comics suggest otherwise. Vision was actually created by the tyrant Ultron. After Ultron was created by Hank Pym, he tasked the original Human Torch creator to create him an android assailant. As a result, Vision was created and he attacked the Avengers mansion, However, he was convinced by the team to turn against Ultron and save the world.
3. Solar Jewel On Vision’s Forehead
MCU is known to bend some details now and then. Age of Ultron showed that Vision has an Infinity Stone attached to his forehead, i.e., the Mind Stone. But in the comics, it’s actually a Solar Jewel that allows Vision to function and use his powers.
4. Vision & His Powers
The MCU has not tapped into Vision’s true potential. But the guy has a lot of powers. These include the most famous optic beams the allow him to fire beams of infrared and microwave radiation. Apart from that, he can manipulate his density. This allows him to have superhuman strength, immovability, and invulnerability. He also has phasing abilities.
5. Stan Lee and Roy Thomas Brought Him to the Avengers
6. Vision & His All White Costume
7. Vision, The Leader Of The Avengers
8. Vision Blows Himself To Stop Grim Reaper
9. First Video Game Appearance of the Vision
Vision, in his all-white look, debuted as a playable character in the 1991 game created by Data East. The game was called Captain America and The Avengers and was an arcade game. It also featured on home consoles.
10. Vision and Scarlet Witch Had a Limited Series
The duo, Vision and Scarlet Witch have actually had a few solo adventures together. The first cumulative series ran for 4 issues and debuted in 1982. Moreover, the second volume was released in 1985 and it eventually led to the birth of their children – Wiccan and Speed.
11. She-Hulk Tore The Vision Apart
12. Vision’s Brain Patterns Belong to Wonder Man
Vision carries a bit of Wonder Man in him. That’s because Ultron used Wonder Man’s brain patterns while creating the AI for Vision. However, they are two different people. Even though there are similarities they have found themselves on different pages one too many times.
13. First Vision Was Created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Both the creators created a character who was an alien from an alternate dimension. Simon and Kirby were the first to imvent Vision. It’s no doubt that they were the hardest working comic creators back in the Golden Age in the 1940s. They also createdt Captain America!
14. “Vision Quest” Made Him an Android Again
15. Human Torch Created Vision
Human Torch’s creator, Phineas T. Horton was actually forced to create the Vision on Ultron’s orders. This Human Torch is actually the original Golden Age version of the character. Immortus later split the character into two, one being the Vision.
16. Marvel Zombies Vision
17. Geoff Johns Wrote Vision #1-4
Geoff Johns was the DC Comics Chief Creative Officer and writer for TV’s Smallville, Arrow, and The Flash. But before his DC days, he actually worked for Marvel. Johns wrote Vision #1-4 in 1994 as a solo series for the Avengers.