The Winter Guard is coming to Marvel: Crisis Protocol
We’re a little late to the news by the Winter Guard are coming to Atomic Mass Games‘ Marvel: Crisis Protocol. The team is like a Russian Avengers and are often depicted as their rivals playing both allies and villains over the years. The initial release features two boxes.
The first features Ursa Major and Red Guardian. Ursa Major is a giant bear delivering some of the team’s brute strength. Red Guardian is Russia’s version of Captain America. He too features a vibranium shield that captures and enhances his abilities. Numerous individuals have donned the uniform.
Red Guardian was created by Roy Thomas and John Buscema and debuted in The Avengers #43 in 1967. Ursa Major debuted in Incredible Hulk #258 in 1981 and was created by Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema.
The second release features Darkstar and Crimson Dynamo. Crimson Dynamo has also featured multiple individuals who have donned the suit and has generally been a rival and villain for Iron Man. Darkstar has been on all sides have worked against and with Black Widow. She wields energy from the Darkforce dimension and is able to create constructs of pure dark energy or unleash them as blasts.
Crimson Dynamo’s first appearance was in Tales of Suspense #46 in 1963 and was created by Stan Lee and Don Heck. Darkstar debuted in The Champions #7 in 1976 and was created by Tony Isabella and George Tuska.