The Avengers #185 [Newsstand]
(July 1979)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245807
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.


The Yesterday Quest! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]; Django Maximoff
Reprints:
Keywords:
lightning; rain

The Yesterday Quest! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald (plot); Steven Grant (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Roger Slifer
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
LG429

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Falcon; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jocasta; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Quicksilver; Redwing; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Wasp]; Bob Frank [a.k.a. the Whizzer] (flashback); Madeline Joyce Frank [a.k.a. Miss America](Whizzer's wife) (flashback); Bova; Django Maximoff; Edwin Jarvis; Modred the Mystic; Toad (flashback)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Darkhold book

Batting Practice (Table of Contents)

Pete Rose Batting Practice toy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
sports; children
Characters:
Bobby; Pete Rose

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for the Pete Rose Batting Practice toy from Turco Manufacturing Company.

The Adventures of Gritboy (Table of Contents)

Grit newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
N. Rosati (signed)
Inks:
N. Rosati (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chris

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for the Grit newspaper from Grit Publishing Co..

The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon! (Table of Contents)

The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Thing; Torgo

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Fruit Pies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment on Avengers #181 from Randy Stiles, Jim Ireland, Scott Norris, Greg Gildersleeve, Jon Green, Mike Christiansen, Sheldon Weiber, Bob Banner, Robert Harris, Weldon J. Roberson, David Morrison and Hugh B. Farnham.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Yesterday Quest!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Yesterday Quest!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Batting Practice
    Pete Rose Batting Practice toy
  4. 3. The Adventures of Gritboy
    Grit newspaper
  5. 4. The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon!
    The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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  • Max Capp
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