The Marvel heroes have taken over the box office, but lately there have been more and more of them on the small screen as well. Sure, we know all about Captain America, Iron Man, Daredevil and Luke Cage, but what about the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that bring the whole world of superheroes together?
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television show focuses on the institution that attempts to bring order to a chaotic world of superpowers and villains. Though not all of these agents have superpowers, they all have the determination and cleverness to hold their own against supernatural threats.
Here are the characters you need to know on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:
#1. Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg)
Agent Phil Coulson was killed by the devious Loki in The Avengers, but he was such a fan favorite that he was brought back for the television show. Coulson leads the team of agents with a mix of tough love and smarts.