The Children's Crusade storyline, involving the Young Avengers in a quest to find and confront the now amnesiac Wanda who may once again alter her place in the Marvel Universe for good.
Eventually, Wanda and Pietro used their powers in public again, resulting in their being attacked by a superstitious mob.
The two twins grew up together taking care of themselves, and Pietro grew very protective of Wanda.
The Scarlet Witch was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and first appeared in The X-Men #4 (1964).
When Wanda grew older, she was sexually molested by a boy her age and was forced to use her powers to keep him away from her.The motherless twins became the responsibility of Bova.A short time later, Bova helped a World War II heroine named Miss America give birth to a child fathered by her superhero husband, the Whizzer, but unfortunately, both child and mother died from radiation poisoning soon afterward.Being terrified of mutants, Magda did not tell him about her pregnancy and fled from their home at the first opportunity.Magda eventually found refuge with a benevolent cow-like humanoid named Bova, who lived on Mount Wundagore in Transia. Wundagore, and due to the mountain's mystical energy, it gave Wanda the ability to use magic in addition to her other powers.The villagers, however, accused Wanda of seducing the boy and attacked the Maximoffs, setting fire to the family’s wagon. They clubbed Django unconscious, but Wanda and Pietro were able to escape.Wanda and Pietro now believed that they were the only members of their family left.After Whizzer arrived, Bova only told him that Miss America had died, and gave him Pietro and Wanda to care for, claiming they were his children.Whizzer initially took the twins with him, but once he discovered they were not his own, he immediately returned them to Bova on Mt. Bova then found another set of foster parents for Wanda and Pietro named Django and Marya Maximoff, who had just lost two children of their own.The American superhero Iron Man then asked Wanda and Pietro to join his team of heroes, the Avengers.The twins briefly went back to Europe to consider the offer, but soon returned to America and joined the Avengers.