The Avengers are a fictional team of superheroes appearing in Marvel Comics created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1963. Avengers were founded by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury and consist of mostly highly superpowered individuals with various supernatural and superhuman talents and abilities. Often called “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Avengers are tasked with protecting the Earth from numerous dangers.
The Avengers film series is a Marvel Cinematic Universe film series revolving around a fictional team of superheroes of the same name and its members. The series so far includes 16 movies that follow various Avengers in the efforts to resolve conflict and protect humanity.