Avengers #273 (1986) – Baron Zemo & Masters of Evil – Paladin Cameo
The Avengers were a team of superheroes assembled by Nick Fury and the intelligence agency S.H.I.E.L.D. through the Avengers Initiative, originally Nick Fury intended it to be called the Protectors Initiative. The original team consisted of Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye. Baron Helmut Zemo is a former Colonel with the Sokovian Armed Forces and a commander of EKO Scorpion. Following the Battle of Sokovia, Zemo became a criminal mastermind who sought revenge against the Avengers after losing his family and became obsessed with destroying them.