(May 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Avengers Assemble!"] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers ?; Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit:
1. Dick Ayers per Carl Gafford and the original indexer;
2. Sol Brodsky per Nick Caputo

The Old Order Changeth! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Dick Ayers (pencils); Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant Man [Henry Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Happy Hogan; Masters of Evil [Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Hogan]; Executioner [Skurge]; Enchantress [Amora]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis:
Avengers line-up changes. Captain America becomes leader to Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye and Quicksilver.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo suspects that Carl Hubbell provided alterations on several figures throughout the story, particularly on pages 5, 10, 17 and 20, per his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-unknown-art-of-carl-hubbell....

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell ?
Inks:
Carl Hubbell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen; typeset

Indexer Notes

house ad for the MMMS.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All About the Avengers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ted Moore, Jerry DeStefano, Nathan Zimmerman, David Szurek, John Halloran, Richard Kraus, Maurice Johnson, Jack Marchese, Carl Czaga, and Charles Taylor.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Avengers Assemble!"]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Old Order Changeth!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steve Dasinger
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