The Avengers #283 [Newsstand Edition]
(September 1987)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
071486024583 09
Editing:
Gregory Wright (Assistant Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #200)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #283 [Direct Edition].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema (signed)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]
Reprints:

Whom the Gods Would Destroy! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]] Wasp; Hercules; Greek gods [Apollo; Aphrodite; Ares (villain); Artemis (villain); Athena; Dionysus (cameo, villain); Eros (introduction, cameo); Hephaestus; Pluto (villain); Zeus (villain)]; Prometheus
Synopsis:
The Avengers escape Pluto's forces and are able to convince some of the Greek gods that they have been wrongfully blamed for Hercules' injuries. But, Ares is able to convince Zeus, along with other gods, that the Avengers are still guilty. Artemis kidnaps the Wasp and brings her to Olympus to join the rest of the Avengers.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial; Must Read note by Gruenwald; Jim Shooter note; letters on The Avengers #277. Letters from Ed Egan, Reginald L. Williams, Shane Mettler, Todd White, Keith Blake

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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  • Tony R. Rose
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