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Who is Teddy Altman, AKA Emperor Dorrek VIII? Get the origin of this shapeshifting Young Avenger with these pivotal reads.


Road to Empyre

in Incoming! (2019) #1


in Empyre (2020) #1

Becoming Emperor Dorrek VIII

in Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling (2020) #1

First Appearance

in Young Avengers (2005) #1

Kree/Skrull Background

in Young Avengers (2005) #9

Read through issue #12. Teddy learns all about his alien heritage, and a renewed Kree/Skrull conflict, in the arc that established his parents: his father, Kree warrior Captain Mar-Vell, and his mother, Princess Anelle of the Skrulls.

Hulkling: Civil War

in Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways (2006) #1

Avengers: The Children's Crusade

in Avengers: The Children's Crusade (2010) #1

Style > Substance

in Young Avengers (2013) #1

New teammates, new adventures, and new realities! Read this MU favorite in full, a soapy, romantic, interdimensional rollick that adds Kid Loki, Ms. America, Prodigy, and Marvel Boy to the mix. Creators Kieron Gillen, Jamie Mckelvie, and Matt Wilson at their best.

Hulkling: Avenger

in New Avengers (2015) #1