Every Version Of Kang In Quantumania’s Post-Credits Scenes

Although Jonathan Majors’ Kang the Conqueror officially makes his debut in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, several of his variants from Marvel Comics have also made their ways to the MCU. Originally introduced as He Who Remains in Marvel’s Loki, the breaking of the Sacred Timeline has brought forth all these different versions of Kang, the time-traveling despot who has laid waste to entire universes and trillions of lives in his multiversal conquest. However, it’s already been proven that Kang’s primary rivals aren’t heroes like the Avengers, but his very own variants, introduced in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s post-credits scenes.

In both of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s end-credits scenes, countless versions of Kang – originally known as Nathaniel Richards – are revealed. Four in particular bear strong resemblances to variants from Marvel Comics. In Quantumania’s mid-credits scene, three of Kang’s variants discuss Ant-Man and the Wasp’s defeat of Kang the Conqueror, the variant they had exiled to the Quantum Realm. Likewise, Quantumania’s post-credits scene features another important Kang variant who’ll make his next appearance in Loki season 2. Here are the identities of every known Kang variant featured in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, each of which are portrayed by Jonathan Majors.

Immortus, The Once & Future Kang

Presented as the leader of the trio of Kang variants seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s mid-credits scene, Immortus is the bearded Kang who sports a large hat and has blue skin, unlike his other variants. In Marvel Comics, Immortus is the oldest variant of Kang and the man Kang is destined to become. Immortus rules over Limbo, though he actively hinders Kang’s schemes after realizing the damage his variants can cause to the time-stream – sometimes even working with the Avengers. The MCU’s Immortus seems to have different intentions, as he warns of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes learning of the multiverse and the danger that it could pose.

Rama-Tut, The Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh

Avid readers of Marvel Comics will have instantly recognized this Kang variant as the Egyptian Pharaoh Rama-Tut. In the comics, Rama-Tut was an early version of Kang, coming into existence soon after Nathaniel Richards discovered time travel technology as the young conquerer journeyed to Ancient Egypt to rule as a Pharaoh. Rama-Tut encountered the Fantastic Four and the Avengers, and also had interactions with the young En Sabah Nur, a.k.a. the X-Men villain Apocalypse, and the Egyptian god Khonshu, who debuted in Moon Knight. Rama-Tut’s cybernetic enhancements in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania create an interesting plot point for his future MCU appearances.

Scarlet Centurion – A More Futuristic Looking Kang

Despite a lack of the color red, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania director Peyton Reed confirmed to Indie Wire that the third Kang variant in the film’s mid-credits scene is a version of the Scarlet Centurion. The variant emerged in Marvel Comics after Rama-Tut’s ousting from Ancient Egypt, and the character’s look is inspired by none other than Doctor Doom, though it’s unclear whether this is still the case in the MCU. The Scarlet Centurion is more futuristic in his style and weaponry than his other variants while also wielding hypnotic devices that are used to influence his foes – though he didn’t have a long career in the comics.

Council Of Kangs Perfectly Recreated From Marvel Comics

As well as introducing Immortus, Rama-Tut, and the Scarlet Centurion to the MCU, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s mid-credits scene also sees the debut of many more Kang variants, comprising the Council of Kangs. Taken straight from the pages of Marvel Comics’ 1988 run of Avengers #292, the practically shot-for-shot adaptation of the Council of Kangs sees many interesting and unique variants introduced into live-action. These variants of Kang enter their grand amphitheater using the “time platform” technologically used by John Krasinski’s Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, nodding to their familial connection.

Though many of these variants share the more human appearance of Kang the Conqueror, others have more unique physiques. One dons a smart suit, perhaps hinting at Mr. Gryphon of Qeng Enterprises – first teased in Loki season 1. Others sport regal dress or differing armors, while one wears the same costume as Loki’s He Who Remains, though this version is shown with dreadlocks. There are also curiously two variants who look extraterrestrial, one with green skin akin to the MCU’s Skrulls and one who has pale blue skin, almost resembling a lizard. Any number of these variants could be developed in future MCU projects.

Victor Timely Will Encounter Loki and Agent Mobius

After the epic introduction of many Kang variants in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s mid-credits scene, the film’s post-credits scene debuts one more: Victor Timely. The scene finds Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and Owen Wilson’s Mobius M. Mobius in the early 20th Century, acting as a tease for Loki season 2 – set for release on October 6, 2023. There, the pair attend a demonstration by Victor Timely, an important Kang variant who established the town of Timely, Wisconsin, and developed huge advances in human technology and robotics. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania completely changed the power structure of the MCU by introducing so many significant variants of Kang the Conqueror.

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