(September 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-07-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
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

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek (cover lettering and logo design); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Wasp; Ant-Man; Iron Man; Hulk]; Loki
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

The Coming of the Avengers! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor [Thor Odinson, Don Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner, Mechano]] (introduction, origin); circus ringmaster; lion tamer; trapeze artists; Bobby; Bobby's mother; Charlie; Captain; Jane Foster; Asgardians [Odin]; Teen Brigade [Rick Jones; William "Willie" Bishop]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Loki [Loki Laufeyson]; Silent Ones
Synopsis:
Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, the Wasp, and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ants; Asgard; City News (newspaper); elephant; Flight 738; horse; Imperial Palace; Isle of Silence; lions; Old Man of the Sea (mentioned); Rainbow Bridge; Sea of Mist; seal; Tangle Roots; Volcanic Gas Globules; volcano

Indexer Notes

Loki mentions that the "Old Man of the Sea" was based on legends of the Silent Ones, trolls from Asgard.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Bobby Sisemore (since 2015-07-04, last edit 2015-07-04)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Coming of the Avengers!
    The Avengers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Block
  • Robert Stanley Martin
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Peter Croome
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jenny R McGinnis
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ralf Haring
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann