are a group of villains led by and brought together by The Mandarin
. The exploits of this super-villain group can be read in The Avengers v1 special #1
The Mandarin warps some parts needed by The Living Laser
to help him create new wrist mounted lasers. He uses these lasers to break himself out of jail. Once he gets out into the open, The Mandarin warps him to his hideout, which happens to be a spacestation located in Earth orbit. He gets there to find that The Mandarin has put together Mandarin's Minions to help take over the world. The Mandarin divides the villains up to 3 major continents around the world and has them demand to be put in charge. The Avengers stifle any hopes of this happening. After his subordinates are defeated he is visited by the whole Avenger group (current/previous members). The group consisted of: Thor
, Iron Man
, Captain America
, The Wasp
, The Scarlet Witch
. They defeated The Mandarin and he was sucked through a hole in his spacestation and floated away. They did not consider him dead because he has the ability to use his rings to "warp" to another dimension.
Mandarin's Minions consists of the following members:
- In the Iron Man TV series, a team similar to this had Mandarin as his leader, but it also consisted of MODOK, Justin Hammer, Whirlwind, Dreadknight, Hypnotia, Blacklash, Grey Gargoyle, Blizzard, and Living Laser.