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Time Variance Authority

The Time Variance Authority (TVA) acts as the judge, jury, and executioner behind any temporal anomalies in the multiverse. A bureaucratic agency, their primary function is to monitor and regulate all realities and timelines. They are based in the Null-Time Zone dimension.



in Thor (1966) #282

The Time-Keepers are the creations of "He Who Remains," the TVA’s final director who lives at the end of time. With their amassed knowledge of infinite existence, this triad became the custodians of time and the masters of Immortus.

Justice Peace and the Minutemen

in Thor (1966) #372

The TVA’s warriors are the Minutemen, an army of soldiers produced via cloning and cybernetics. They are led by the Justices, temporal patrol officers with the authority to time travel. Meet their most well-known member, Justice Peace, in the TVA’s first comic appearance. Thor doesn’t know if he’s dealing with an ally or an enemy when this top agent takes on a mission to eliminate Zaniac!

Fantastic Four: First-Time Offenders

in Fantastic Four (1961) #346

The TVA once hired bounty hunter Death’s Head to investigate the “Time Bubble,” a closed chronal loop that spanned fifteen years in past, and future, directions. But Death’s Head encounter with the Fantastic Four kicked off a series of time-tossed misadventures, leading the TVA to quarantine the FF to their own timeline with a summons before the council!

Meet Mobius

in Fantastic Four (1961) #353

The identical clone of Mr. Alternity, the TVA’s highest directing authority, Mr. Mobius M. Mobius (or “Moby”) is a meticulous administrator who is responsible for handling time-travel felons. And in his first appearance, those violators were the Fantastic Four! Read through issue #354.

Trial of She-Hulk

in She-Hulk (2005) #1

Read through issue #5! When time-travel inventor Charles Czarkowski shot a man who he claimed was fated to shoot him in the future, his lawyer, She-Hulk, brought in the TVA to assist in the trial. But upon interfering in the results by telling a juror about his impending death, She-Hulk herself was put on trial on charges of retroactive canon!

Chronomonitor Gone Rogue

in Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four (2005) #23

Imprisoned for exploiting history, former Chronomonitor #616 escaped and, modeling himself after Other Earth’s Nathaniel Richards, fled to Earth-20051’s ancient Egypt to take over as “Pharaoh Rama-Tut.” The Fantastic Four brought an end to his tyrannical rule, but TVA agents swooped in soon after, placing their renegade servant in an endless loop and erasing the FF’s memories of their trip to the past!

Comedy of Continuity

in Deadpool & Cable: Split Second Infinite Comic (2015) #4

After committing crimes against time, Deadpool, and his future self “Loop,” are sentenced by the TVA with a mercenary’s assignment—to wipe out Cable, the “egregious anomaly” whose cancer is infecting the entire timestream!