The Avengers #188 [Newsstand]
(October 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:
0714860245810
Editing:
Jim Shooter ("guest editor" and editor-in-chief); Jim Salicrup (assistant editor)
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 Elements of Doom! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America; the Falcon; Ms. Marvel; the Scarlet Witch; the Wasp; Wonder Man]; "the Elements of Doom" [Carbon; Chlorine; Phosphorus; Radium; Vanadium]
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Elementary, Dear Avengers! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter (plot); Bill Mantlo (script)
Pencils:
John Byrne (breakdowns); Dan Green (finishes); Frank Springer (finishes)
Inks:
Dan Green (pages 1-12); Frank Springer (pages 13-18)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]
Job Number:
LG516

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America; the Falcon; Ms. Marvel; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man]; the Darkhold book; "the Elements of Doom" [Carbon; Chlorine; Cobalt; Phosphorus; Radium; Vanadium (I, D for all)]; the Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal (reveals her pregnancy); Gorgon; Karnak]
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Indexer Notes

The Avengers next appear in Avengers Annual #9. Art credits 2005 by Steven Tice.

The Incredible Hulk and the Ultimate Weapon! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Hulk

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Elements of Doom!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Elementary, Dear Avengers!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. The Incredible Hulk and the Ultimate Weapon!
    The Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
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