Scott Lang was a electrician, technician and a scientist-in-training who worked alongside fellow scientist Hank Pym, who was also the superhero Ant-Man. Hank was a member of the Avengers, but after they had disbanded, Hank decided to retire as Ant-Man, and passed on the Pym Particle technology to Scott. Scott had tried to improve and upgrade the Ant-Man suit so he could be a better Ant-Man, but couldn't get funding for his experiments. As he had been a thief at one point in his life, Scott began selling his weapons to super-villains for cash mentioned in Spectrums among them being Whirlwind and the Circus of Crime, whom he worked alongside. However, while Scott used his payments to fund and complete his experiments, he realized his partners were super-villains, and that they had stolen money from his town. While trying to stop them, Scott caused an arrow to explode in Trickshot's face, who unbeknownst to him was Clint Barton, the future Hawkeye. This, along with betraying the Circus, caused Barton to hold a grudge against Scott, which was later resolved.
A.I.M. had stolen a cluster of Pym Particles from Ant-Man. Upon hearing what happened to Avengers Tower during the fight with Ultron, Ant-Man allows Iron Man, Hawkeye and Thor to use his lab within an anthill. His lab is shown to have an A.I. named J.O.E.Y. (his version of J.A.R.V.I.S.). His flying ant Euclid has taken a liking to Hawkeye and Thor tests his strength against the ants Newton and Tesla. Ant-Man helps out Iron Man, Hawkeye and Thor to battle M.O.D.O.K. when M.O.D.O.K. uses the Pym Particles to grow out of the cybernetics to keep from being taken over by Ultron. With advice from Ant-Man, Iron Man was able to remove the Pym Particles from M.O.D.O.K.'s body during an attack on an amusement park. After M.O.D.O.K. is left tied up for S.H.I.E.L.D., Ant-Man joins up with Iron Man so that there can be another genius for the Avengers.
Ant-Man helps the Avengers' fight against Ultron. He manages to shrink an Ultron-controlled Falcon and place in a test tube. Upon bringing the Ultron-controlled Falcon to his lab, he and J.O.E.Y. analyzed the nano-virus in Falcon to find an antidote. Upon finding it with help from Falcon, Ant-Man creates the cure for the nano-virus to use on Falcon as he has Ultron's scattered conscious return to Ultron. After Ultron was defeated, Captain America and Iron Man invite Ant-Man into the Avengers.
Ant-Man helps the Avengers into subduing Fin Fang Foom in Washington DC via shrinking. Hawkeye has some trust issues ever with Ant-Man since Scott betrayed the Circus of Crime back when Hawkeye was operating as Trickshot. In order to see if Ant-Man is worthy to be one of the Avengers, Captain America has Hawkeye oversee the initiation training on Monster Island. Both of them eventually work together to save Captain America from the Red Skull using Dormammu's powers as protection from Thanos. With unlikely help from Fin Fang Foom, Ant-Man was key in helping the other Avengers. After Red Skull is in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody, Hawkeye officially welcomes Ant-Man into the Avengers.
He is a guest teacher at the Triskelion's S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy where he demonstrates his powers by knocking down Spider-Man during a demonstration. When Nick Fury is taken over by Doctor Octopus' Octobot-themed nanobots in order to get free from the Triskelion's brig, he, Spider-Man, and Power Man shrink down to remove the machines from Nick's body while the others pursue Doctor Octopus. While fighting their way through nanobots modeled after Beetle, Green Goblin, Lizard, and Scorpion, Ant-Man, Spider-Man, and Power Man make their way to the heart to get to Nick Fury's brain. As Ant-Man and Power Man are left busy fighting the nanobots (where some of them combined into one robot), Spider-Man learns from Nick Fury's conscious that Doctor Octopus has set the Triskelion's reactor to meltdown. Once the nanobots are destroyed, the reactor overload is averted, and Doctor Octopus is defeated, Spider-Man and Ant-Man visit Nick Fury in the Triskelion's infirmary where Ant-Man admitted that Spider-Man's recklessness stopped Doctor Octopus' plot.
While freeing classmates, Spider-Man is captured by Arnim Zola and absorbed into his body. The freed friends must fight Arnim Zola to help Spider-Man escape the madman.
Sometime prior to the events of "Adapting to Change" during a meeting at the Avengers Tower Black Widow mentioned that we beat all the major threats in the world the same reason why Ant-Man went solo.
Since leaving the Avengers, Scott became the insider for the movie: Human Ant and the Revengers. However the former prop master Elias Starr, better known as Egghead, attacked the site.
In the Civil War plot-line
Personality and traits
Ant-Man is a strictly scientific person who tends to over-worry. Scott can also be overly sarcastic as well. He is still though is willing to sacrifice his life to save others, making him a true hero among the Avengers. He and Hawkeye disliked each other, though they make up in The New Guy, where we learn that Scott betrayed the Circus of Crime when Clint was still a member and the latter took an arrow to the face after Ant-Man discovered they were criminals, not knowing Trickshot and Hawkeye were the same person. He ran with the money, although he gave it back later, and saved his hometown.
Ant-Man respects Tony Stark as his team leader and works together with him several times.
As seen beginning their own rivalry on One Little Thing, Hawkeye and Ant-Man dislike each other. It was revealed in The New Guy that Hawkeye, back when he was still with the Circus of Crime as Trickshot, took an exploding arrow to his face courtesy of Ant-Man when he learned they were criminals and betrayed them. Hawkeye has held a serious grudge against him, leading Ant-Man to dislike him due to constantly being on his bad side. Hawkeye doesn't like having to work with Ant-Man and seems the most displeased at having him joining the Avengers at the end of The Ultron Outbreak. Ant-Man doesn't like Clint either and has no problem leaving him at the mercy of one of his ants that seemed to like Hawkeye in Small Time Heroes. They do makeup in The New Guy when Clint learns the reason why Ant-Man betrayed the Circus and Scott realized that Trickshot was Hawkeye.
Scott has a deep respect for Captain America.
Abilities and Equipment
Scott Lang is a genius scientist in the fields of biochemistry and nuclear sciences.
- Ant Helmet: Scott designed a helmet that allows him to communicate and control with insects, specifically ants. It also allows him to breath when he's small. In addition, he also has possession of pheromone containers on his person that allow him to achieve the same effect, which notably he used to summon a massive hoard/swarm of insects that held back Hyperion.
- Pym-Particle Blaster: Ant-Man has a blaster that can allow him to absorb and emit Pym-Particles as a form of a blaster energy. While it can be used to alter the size of a target, the target will usually soon revert to their normal size.
- Size-Alteration Suit: Scott's Pym Particle's are harnessed into suit allows him to alter his size from microscopic size to the size of an insect or action figure to the size of the Hulk and lastly, to the size of a building or skyscraper, while he can more precisely adjust his size by several feet or several inches, depending on his needs. While he can become a giant using his suit, he can also simply use it to make himself taller or shorter. However, he has had trouble maintaining an altered size, especially a larger size, for indefinite periods, which causes him to soon change back to normal size. His greatest feat of strength at a large size is, at the same size of a Cosmic-powered Thanos, delivering one mighty punch which knocked out/stunned the Titan. Enlarging himself causes him to become superhumanly strong and durable, while at his peak giant size, he was able to withstand a charging hit from Hyperion and smiles it off with no signs of injury or discomfort. Also, returning to full size enhances his momentum to inhuman levels, which allowed him to punch Red Skull through the air several feet away with Captain America's help. He used this same trick on Hyperion, growing to his normal size right in front of the latter while kicking him in the face, which not only hurt and stunned Hyperion, but sent him flying several yards at great speed and crashing into the ground. Interestingly, he is also quite durable and agile in his shrunken form, allowing him to land on his feet unscathed while falling from great heights and (while feet translates to inches in his shrunken form) he is capable of traveling several feet by jumping.
- Avengers ID Card: To be added
|Season 3: Web-Warriors|
|1. "The Avenging Spider-Man - Part 1":||Absent||14. "S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy":||Absent|
|2. "The Avenging Spider-Man - Part 2":||Absent||15. "The Rampaging Rhino":||Absent|
|3. "Agent Venom":||Absent||16. "Ant-Man":||Appears|
|4. "Cloak & Dagger":||Absent||17. "Burrito Run":||Absent|
|5. "The Next Iron Spider":||Absent||18. "Inhumanity":||Absent|
|6. "The Vulture":||Absent||19. "Attack of the Synthezoids":||Absent|
|7. "The Savage Spider-Man":||Absent||20. "The Revenge of Arnim Zola":||Background|
|8. "New Warriors":||Absent||21. "Halloween Night at the Museum":||Absent|
|9. "The Spider-Verse - Part 1":||Absent||22. "Nightmare on Christmas":||Absent|
|10. "The Spider-Verse - Part 2":||Absent||23. "Contest of Champions - Part 1":||Absent|
|11. "The Spider-Verse - Part 3":||Absent||24. "Contest of Champions - Part 2":||Absent|
|12. "The Spider-Verse - Part 4":||Absent||25. "Contest of Champions - Part 3":||Absent|
|13. "The Return of the Guardians of the Galaxy":||Absent||26. "Contest of Champions - Part 4":||Absent|
|1. "The Avengers Protocol - Part 1":||Absent||14. "Hulk's Day Out":||Absent|
|2. "The Avengers Protocol - Part 2":||Absent||15. "Planet Doom":||Absent|
|3. "Ghost of a Chance":||Absent||16. "Bring on the Bad Guys":||Absent|
|4. "The Serpent of Doom":||Absent||17. "Savages":||Absent|
|5. "Blood Feud":||Absent||18. "Mojoworld":||Absent|
|6. "Super Adaptoid":||Absent||19. "The Ambassador":||Absent|
|7. "Hyperion":||Absent||20. "All Father's Day":||Absent|
|8. "Molecule Kid":||Absent||21. "By the Numbers":||Absent|
|9. "Depth Charge":||Absent||22. "Guardians & Space Knights":||Absent|
|10. "The Doomstroyer":||Absent||23. "One Little Thing":||Appears|
|11. "Hulked Out Heroes":||Absent||24. "Crime and Circuses":||Absent|
|12. "Avengers: Impossible!":||Absent||25. "Exodus":||Absent|
|13. "In Deep":||Absent||26. "The Final Showdown":||Absent|
|1. "The Arsenal":||Absent||14. "Crack in the System":||Absent|
|2. "Thanos Rising":||Absent||15. "Avengers Disassembled":||Absent|
|3. "Valhalla Can Wait":||Absent||16. "Small Time Heroes":||Appears|
|4. "Ghosts of the Past":||Absent||17. "Secret Avengers":||Background|
|5. "Beneath the Surface":||Absent||18. "The Ultron Outbreak":||Appears|
|6. "Nighthawk":||Absent||19. "The New Guy":||Appears|
|7. "The Age of Tony Stark":||Absent||20. "Terminal Velocity":||Appears|
|8. "Head to Head":||Absent||21. "Spectrums":||Appears|
|9. "The Dark Avengers":||Absent||22. "Midgard Crisis":||Appears|
|10. "Back to the Learning Hall":||Absent||23. "Avengers' Last Stand":||Appears|
|11. "Downgraded":||Absent||24. "Avengers Underground":||Appears|
|12. "Widow's Run":||Absent||25. "New Frontiers":||Appears|
|13. "Thanos Triumphant":||Absent||26. "Avengers World":||Appears|
|Season 3: Ultron Revolution|
|1. "Adapting to Change":||Mentioned||14. "Seeing Double":||Absent|
|2. "The Ultimates":||Absent||15. "A Friend in Need":||Absent|
|3. "Saving Captain Rogers":||Pictured||16. "Captain Marvel":||Absent|
|4. "Under Siege":||Absent||17. "Panther's Rage":||Absent|
|5. "The Thunderbolts":||Absent||18. "Ant-Man Makes It Big":||Appears|
|6. "Thunderbolts Revealed":||Absent||19. "The House of Zemo":||Absent|
|7. "Into the Dark Dimension":||Absent||20. "U-Foes":||Absent|
|8. "Dehulked":||Absent||21. "Building the Perfect Weapon":||Absent|
|9. "Inhumans Among Us":||Absent||22. "World War Hulk":||Absent|
|10. "The Inhuman Condition":||Absent||23. "Civil War - Part 1: The Fall of Attilan":||Absent|
|11. "The Kids Are Alright":||Absent||24. "Civil War - Part 2: The Mighty Avengers":||Appears|
|12. "The Conqueror":||Absent||25. "Civil War - Part 3: The Drums of War":||Appears|
|13. "Into the Future":||Absent||26. "Civil War - Part 4: Avengers Revolution":||Appears|
|Season 4: Secret Wars|
|1. "Avengers No More - Part 1":||Absent||14. "New Year's Resolution":||Absent|
|2. "Avengers No More - Part 2":||Appears||15. "The Eye of Agamotto - Part 1":||Background|
|3. "The Sleeper Awakens":||Appears||16. "The Eye of Agamotto - Part 2":||Absent|
|4. "Prison Break":||Appears||17. "Beyond":||Background|
|5. "The Incredible Herc":||Appears||18. "Underworld":||Background|
|6. "Show Your Work":||Appears||19. "The Immortal Weapon":||Absent|
|7. "Sneakers":||Appears||20. "The Vibranium Coast":||Appears|
|8. "Why I Hate Halloween":||Absent||21. "Weirdworld":||Absent|
|9. "The Once and Future Kang":||Appears||22. "Westland":||Absent|
|10. "Dimension Z":||Appears||23. "The Citadel":||Background|
|11. "The Most Dangerous Hunt":||Flashback||24. "The Wastelands":||Appears|
|12. "Under the Spell of the Enchantress":||Flashback||25. "All Things Must End":||Appears|
|13. "The Return":||Background|
Season 4: Secret Wars
- Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Ms. Marvel
|Appearances in the Series|
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Season 2
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble: Civil War
Marvel Universe Avengers Infinite Comic
Guardians of the Galaxy
|1. "Stayin' Alive":||Appears||14. "Back In Black":||Absent|
|2. "Evolution Rock":||Appears||15. "Knights in Black Helmets":||Absent|
|3. "Lyin' Eyes":||Absent||16. "Nova Me, Nova You":||Absent|
|4. "Free Bird":||Absent||17. "Mr. Roboto":||Absent|
|5. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun":||Absent||18. "Destroyer":||Absent|
|6. "Black Helmet Woman":||Absent||19. "You Can't Always Get What You Want":||Absent|
|7. "Right Place, Wrong Time":||Absent||20. "I've Seen All Good People":||Absent|
|8. "Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo":||Absent||21. "Another One Bites the Dust":||Absent|
|9. "Can't Get It Out of My Head":||Absent||22. "It's Tricky":||Absent|
|10. "Rock Your Baby":||Absent||23. "You're No Good":||Absent|
|11. "Symbiote War - Part 1: Wild World":||Absent||24. "Behind Gold Eyes":||Absent|
|12. "Symbiote War - Part 2: I Will Survive":||Absent||25. "Unfortunate Son":||Absent|
|13. "Symbiote War - Part 3: Thunder Road":||Absent|
- The first Ant-Man was Hank Pym, who also went by the aliases: Giant Man, Yellow Jacket, and then Wasp.
- In the original comics, Scott Lang was a burglar who stole the Ant-Man suit when his daughter Cassie Lang became ill. He then became the second Ant-Man.
- This version of Scott Lang is first seen with a more science oriented background and even has his own laboratory like Hank Pym, however, it's later established that he retains his criminal backstory.
- Ant-Man's costume is heavily modeled after his live-action film version.
- Ant-Man was added to Avengers Assemble to promote his then upcoming live-action movie.
- In the comics and other media, including the film, Scott Lang had a daughter named Cassandra "Cassie" Lang, who would later became the teenage superheroine Stature. However, it hasn't mentioned if this version of Scott Lang has a daughter. It has been confirmed that Cassandra will appear in Avengers: Ultron Revolution.
- He appears in the Disney INFINITY games as a playable character and figurine.
- While his identity is Scott Lang, his scientific personality is composite of Hank Pym.
- Scott has an interest in magic and misdirection, preforming tricks like pulling a rabbit out of a hat and making things vanish, in reality he's simply using Pym Particles to grow and shrink them.
- This similar aspect would later be showed by his MCU counterpart.