(April 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:
0714860245804
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

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Many Faces of Evil! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Vision; the Wasp]
Reprints:

Honor Thy Father (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
John Byrne (breakdowns); Klaus Janson (finishes)
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (uncredited, page 1); Diana Albers (pages 2-17)
Job Number:
LG307

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jocasta; Quicksilver [as Mateo Maximoff in flashback]; the Scarlet Witch [as Ana Maximoff in flashback]; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]]; Django Maximoff; his Nivashi Stone; his magically conjured villains [Nighthawk; Princess Python; the Toad]; Dr. Donald Blake; Henry Peter Gyrich
Synopsis:
Django Maximoff holds the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver captive.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Marvel Superheroes [Marvel Super-Heroes] (Marvel UK, 1979 series) #377 (September 1981) [in part]
  • in Avengers: The Yesterday Quest (Marvel, 1994 series) #[nn]

Spider-Man "Puts Himself In The Picture!" (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg?
Inks:
Mike Esposito?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Photoman; Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man defeats Photoman with the help of Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Berry (letter writer, the DC and Marvel artist?); Kurt Busiek (letter writer); various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #178.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Shukin (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: September 25, 1978. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 370,012, single issue nearest to filing date: 340,062.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Many Faces of Evil!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Honor Thy Father
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Spider-Man "Puts Himself In The Picture!"
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Avengers Assemble!
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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