Mantis: Comic Book Origins // Subscribe: // CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF WATCHMOJO WITH OUR SPECIAL EDITION MAGAZINE, LINKS BELOW! Who is Mantis, the newest addition to the Guardians of the Galaxy film series. Is Mantis a hero or a villain? The character was created for the comic books, and will see her fist big screen appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 played by the talented Pom Klementieff. What are Mantis origins? Did you know the comic book version of the character wasn’t always an alien? Join WatchMojo as we explore the comic book origins of the Guardian’s Mantis.

As with most comic book characters, there are often re-imaginations and different versions to a character’s past. We have chosen primarily to follow the storyline which unfolded in 1973 “Avengers” #112-114, which was expanded upon in 1974’s “Avengers” #121 -125 and 1975’s “Avengers” #133-135.

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  1. Get some Guardians swag in your stocking, ya hooligan.
    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Art of the Movie – Hardcover Book
    Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1: Cosmic Avengers
    Guardians Of The Galaxy [Blu-ray]

  2. 2:20 Vietnamese girl wears Chinese traditional costume
    Good job America ! You did it again

  3. “Do you agree with our picks?”
    Wrong audio clip at the end!
    ::insert Drax laugh::

  4. Mantis was straight up adorable! Her soft face, her big eyes, her voice, just adorable! Every-time she said something cute, I just wanted to cuddle her!
    Something about adult characters with innocent personalities is just plain adorable to me.

  5. is she a mutant or an alien? , why does she have antennas when she was born from human parents ( i think)?

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