Actor Paul Bettany plays Marvel Comics' 'synthezoid android' the 'Vision', in director Joss Whedon's currently shooting Marvel Studios feature "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":
The 'Vision' was created by writer Roy Thomas and illustrator John Buscema, debuting in Marvel Comics' 'The Avengers' #57 (Oct. 1968):
"...the robot 'Ultron' is the creator of the 'Vision', a type of android he calls a 'synthezoid', for use against Ultron's own creator, 'Dr. Henry Pym' aka 'Ant-Man'.
"Temporarily controlled by Ultron, the Vision rebuilds Ultron of 'adamantium', battling the Avengers before regaining his self-control.
"The Vision first meets 'Wanda Maximoff', aka the mutant 'Scarlet Witch', with whom he later becomes romantically involved.
"The 'Solar Jewel' on the Vision's forehead absorbs ambient solar energy to provide power for him to function, also capable of discharging as optic beams, infrared and microwave radiation.
"The Vision also possesses the ability to manipulate his density, which at its lowest allows flight and a ghostly, phasing intangibility, and at its heaviest provides superhuman strength, immovability, and a diamond-hard near invulnerability..."
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