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WandaVision: How Each Major Character Is Supposed To Look (Based On The Comics)

WandaVision: How Each Major Character Is Supposed To Look (Based On The Comics)
on Apr 22, 2021
WandaVision: How Each Major Character Is Supposed To Look (Based On The Comics)
One thing the Marvel Cinematic Universe is great at is bringing characters from the page to the screen, both in personality and in design. WandaVision is no exception, since the series introduces several new characters and updates the looks of several existing characters as well, to bring them closer to being accurate. However, although they do a good job most of the time, not every character is a perfect adaptation of the character they're based on. So, while the majority of them get pretty similar to the comic book versions, others don't even feel close.

Wanda Maximoff

Elizabeth
Wanda Maximoff has gone through several costume upgrades in the MCU, from the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron and then one in Captain America: Civil War that lasted her all the way through Avengers: Endgame. However, aside from the color scheme, none of the designs featured in the movies really resemble her comic book look. In the finale of WandaVision, the Scarlet Witch finally got the closest costume to her classic look after defeating Agatha and absorbing her magic, even getting her iconic crown that fans have been waiting for. Even though it isn't practical for live-action, the original comic design even gets a reference when Wanda went as a Sokovian fortune teller for Halloween. In terms of physical appearance, Elizabeth Olsen shares the character's green eyes and at 5-foot-6, is only one inch shorter than Wanda, who is 5-foot-7 in the comics. Her hair has also changed, like the character's has in the comics, going from brown in Avengers: Age of Ultron to auburn in Avengers: Infinity War.

The Vision

Vision
Unlike his wife, Vision's look has remained largely unchanged since his creation in Avengers: Age of Ultron and for good reason. His MCU design is basically just a modernized version of his comic design, with the green and red skin remaining intact and the only real missing element missing from his green and gold costume being the lack of a pronounced collar. Like Wanda, Vision also gets a chance to wear his classic costume on Halloween, with it being meant to resemble a wrestler's. Paul Bettany is the exact same height as the character, at 6-foot-3, but the major difference between the two characters is the fact that Paul has blue eyes and, in the comics, Vision has pupilless gold eyes.

Monica Rambeau

Teyonah
Not only is Teyonah Paris a perfect casting of an older version of Akira Akbar, who played a young Monica in Captain Marvel, but they both are also extremely similar to the character from the comics since Teyonah shares both the character's brown eyes and black hair. In WandaVision, Monica's hair is in many different styles when she's inside the Hex, but outside of it, she wears her hair in curls, which is closer to the style the character had in earlier comic appearances. Paris also happens to be five inches shorter than comic Monica, who is 5-foot-10. Despite those differences and lack of a proper costume, which she'll likely get in Secret Invasion or Captain Marvel 2, the version WandaVision fans see is pretty accurate.

Jimmy Woo

Randall
Jimmy Woo is one of several Marvel characters that made their return to the MCU after his first appearance in Ant-Man and the Wasp and he was likely the easiest character from the series for Marvel to adapt. Randall Park is pretty much a perfect choice for the role, considering he shares the character's brown eyes and black hair. He is also only just one inch taller, at 5-foot-9, than Jimmy is in the comics, and also in the comics, Jimmy doesn't really have a superhero uniform and is mostly seen wearing suits, like he does in the show.

Billy Maximoff

Julian
While many of the characters in the series were already featured in other MCU projects, the Maxmimoff twins made their MCU debut in the series. The youngest twin, Billy Maximoff aka Wiccan is played by the child actor, Julian Hillard. Although he is shown wearing a costume that's based on his comic book uniform during the Halloween episode, complete with his red cape and headband, he usually wears regular clothes that are blue and red. Aside from the obvious height difference, with Billy standing at 5-foot-8 and Julian being 4-foot-5, the two also have different hair colors, with Wiccan's hair being black and Julian's being brown. The main similarity between them is the fact that they both have brown eyes.

Tommy Maximoff

Jett
The other Maximoff twin, Tommy aka Speed, is played by Jett Klyne. On account of him still being young, he is pretty far from his character's height of 5-foot-9. He is the only member of his family that doesn't wear their comic-accurate costume during the Halloween episode, however, his wardrobe is a nod to that uniform, with it consisting of mostly green outfits. The biggest difference between him and his comic book counterpart is that is in the comics, Tommy actually has white hair like his uncle Pietro, with whom he also shares powers, but in the series, his hair is dark brown. Luckily, seeing as the character will likely be returning in the future of the MCU, Marvel will have another chance to get his look closer to the source material.

Agatha Harkness

Kathryn
Besides the twins, who are still growing into their roles, Kathryn Hahn's Agatha Harkness is the character that looks the most drastically different from her comic book counterpart. In the comics, Agatha appears much older than she does in the show, with her hair color usually grey or completely white, and while it makes sense that it was changed since the version in the series is much younger, it's still a departure since young comic Agatha also had blonde hair instead of brown like she does in the series. Kathryn Hahn is also significantly shorter than Agatha, who is 5-foot-11 in the comics, and her green eyes differ from the character's blue. The only real element consistent between both versions is the character's signature purple being a part of her wardrobe and the broach that she is often shown wearing in the comics.

Quicksilver

Evan
Evan Peters appears in episode 5 posing as Wanda's older twin brother, Pietro Maximoff, who is later revealed to be a Westview citizen named Ralph that was under the control of Agatha and sent to spy on her. Despite not being the real Quicksilver, Ralph pulls off a very convincing performance as him, even wearing the speedster's classic costume, a blue outfit with the white lightning bolt across the chest, during the Halloween episode. While he manages to share the character's iconic white hair, he doesn't have comic Pietro's blue eyes, since his are dark brown. He is also 5-foot-11, making him just a bit shorter than the 6-foot Quiksilver.

White Vision

Paul
In addition to playing the regular version of Vision, Paul Bettany also got to play Spectral Vision, which was the original version of the character in the MCU that was brought back to life by SWORD director, Tyler Hayward. While both versions are pretty much identical in terms of silhouette, the major difference seems to be in color with Spectral Vision's white color being similar to how vision looked when he was restored in the comics. In addition to the fact that his eyes aren't completely white like they are in the comics, the only major difference is that the MCU version has gold accents on the arms, belt, and legs, as well as the fact that he possesses a small orange panel in his forehead where the mind stone used to be. Source:  https://screenrant.com/ 

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