New Avengers images and posters arrive online

Marvel has released a pair of new images from The Avengers , featuring their three headline stars, Iron Man, Thor and Captain America in all their glory.

The first shows Thor and Iron Man getting their hands dirty amid the flaming wreckage of a war-torn street. The second, meanwhile, has Iron Man flying at full pelt towards the camera.

The new stills are accompanied by a range of new character posters featuring the various Avengers, as well as S.H.I.E.L.D. bigwig Nick Fury and the villainous Loki.