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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