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Swordsman (01 - Jacques Duquesne)
Real Name: Jacques Duquesne
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Bio:
When Clint Barton came to the Carson Carnival of Traveling Wonders the Swordsman became one of his mentors. Young Clint strove to become the Swordsman’s equal, but always fell short of his master. However, the Swordsman’s carnival days came to the end when Clint walked in on him stealing from the traveling attraction. The Swordsman asked if Clint would come with him to a life of professional crime, but was fought instead by his student. The Swordsman defeated Clint and escaped.

The Swordsman later tried to infiltrate the Avengers as a way to get away with his crimes more easily. The Swordsman became involved in a scuffle with the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. He was identified by Clint who was now the heroic Hawkeye and was sent away. The Mandarin took the Swordsman to his ship through means of his teleportation where he modified the Swordsman’s sword and made a deal with him to destroy the Avengers by again infiltrating them. Through the Mandarin’s tricks the Avengers accepted the Swordsman who went through a trial and fought alongside them for a time. When the time came to destroy the Avengers the Swordsman planted the bomb the Mandarin gave him, but could not bring himself to gain victory in that way. When seen trying to deactivate the bomb, he was misunderstood and was forced to flee.

The Swordsman clashed with the Avengers many times after that, including a partnership with Powerman and the Enchantress, and part of a team of villains assembled by the Mandarin. In their clashes, Hawkeye had proved himself no longer inferior to the Swordsman and proclaimed his freedom from his old mentor. The Swordsman eventually did join the Avengers for righteous reasons and served well. During this time he had a romantic relationship with the Mantis for a time. On one of the Avengers missions, the Swordsman was slain, dying a hero.

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First Appearance: The Avengers (1963) #19

Favorite Characters:
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Issue Appearances:
Alpha Flight Special (1992)
Avengers (1998)
Avengers (2010)
Avengers Assemble (Panini) (2012)
Avengers Forever (1998)
Avengers Spotlight (1989)
Avengers West Coast (1989)
Avengers: Celestial Quest (2001)
Avengers/JLA (2003)
Bring Back the Bad Guys (1998)
Captain America (1968)
Captain Marvel (1968)
Chaos War (2010)
Chaos War: Ares (2011)
Chaos War: Dead Avengers (2011)
Die Fantastischen Vier Comic-Album (1979)
Die Rächer (2000)
Die Spinne (1980)
Die Spinne Zweitauflage (1987)
FantaCo's Chronicles Series (1981)
Fantastic Four (1961)
Fantastic Four (1968)
G.L.A. (2005)
Giant-Size Avengers (1974)
Hawkeye (1983)
Hawkeye (2003)
Hawkeye: Blindspot (2011)
House of M: Avengers (2008)
Iron Man (1968)
Marvel Comics Presents (2012)
Marvel Fanfare (1982)
Marvel Legends (2007)
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003)
Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four (2003)
Marvel Super Action (1977)
Marvel Triple Action (1972)
Marvel-Comic-Sonderheft (1980)
Mythos: Captain America (2008)
New Avengers (2005)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Book of the Dead 2004 (2004)
Solo Avengers (1987)
Tales of Suspense (1959)
Thanos (2003)
The Avengers (1963)
The Defenders (1972)
The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
The Mighty World Of Marvel (2009)
The Mighty World of Marvel (UK) (Vol. 1) (1972)
The New Avengers 100 Project (2011)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
Warlock (1972)
West Coast Avengers (1985)

Group Affiliation(s):
Avengers (Marvel)(01 - Original Team)
Batroc's Brigade (Marvel)
Legion of the Unliving
Lethal Legion (Marvel)

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