Taskmaster

Taskmaster (Tony Masters) is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. The character is primarily a supervillain but is often portrayed as an antihero. The Taskmaster first appeared in Avengers vol.1 #195 (May 1980) and was created by David Michelinie and George PĂ©rez. Introduced as an enemy of the Avengers, the Taskmaster went on to feature in numerous Marvel titles, most notably as an enemy/ally of Deadpool.

The Taskmaster is often hired as a training instructor by various criminal organizations, as well as S.H.I.E.L.D. and the U.S. government. In Taskmaster vol.2 #3 (2011), the character was revealed to be a S.H.I.E.L.D. sleeper agent planted by Nick Fury to gather intelligence in the criminal underworld.

Read more about Taskmaster:  Publication History, Fictional Character Biography, The Org (Mercedes Mercedes), Powers and Abilities, Other Versions

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