(March 1979)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245803
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Roger Stern (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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Seven of you will remain as Avengers - - the rest of you are out!] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; the Black Panther; the Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; Hercules; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jocasta; Moondragon; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; the Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Martinex; Nikki; Starhawk; Yondu]; Henry Peter Gyrich
Synopsis:
New government guidelines for The Avengers. New 7-member team announced.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

On The Matter Of Heroes! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
John Byrne (breakdowns); Gene Day (finished art)
Inks:
Gene Day
Colors:
Francoise Mouly
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (uncredited, page 1); Elaine Heinl (pages 2-17)
Job Number:
LG261

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; the Black Panther; the Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; Hercules; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jocasta; Moondragon; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; Thor [also as Dr. Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Django Maximoff; Edwin Jarvis; the Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Martinex; Nikki; Starhawk; Yondu]; Henry Peter Gyrich; Scott Lang (first appearance)
Synopsis:
The Avengers are given new government guidelines for their official roster.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Scott Lang, who a month later becomes the new Ant-Man in Marvel Premiere #47.

Beast and Wonder Man watching a black and white still photo from "The Adventures of Robin Hood".

The Incredible Hulk Changes His Mind! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Hulk

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Cup Cakes from ITT Continental Baking Company.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #177.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Seven of you will remain as Avengers - - the rest of you are out!]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. On The Matter Of Heroes!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. The Incredible Hulk Changes His Mind!
    The Hulk; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. Avengers Assemble!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Max Capp
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  • Warren Zeigler
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