The Avengers #253 [Direct Edition]
(March 1985)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Howard Mackie (Assistant Editor); Mark Gruenwald (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.

Cover title "The Mighty Avengers"


The Vision Vs. Quasimodo... In The Heart Of A Machine! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hercules; the Scarlet Witch; Starfox; the Vision]; Quasimodo; the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mockingbird; Tigra; Wonder Man]

Conquering Vision (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Bob Hall (breakdowns)
Inks:
Ian Akin (finishes); Brian Garvey (finishes)
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Dane Whitman [the Black Knight]; Hercules; Iron Man [Tony Stark] (flashback); the Scarlet Witch; Starfox; the Vision]; the Blood Brothers; Colonel Farnam; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; the Thing] (flashback); ISAAC; the Mad Thinker (flashback); Necrodamus (flashback); Quasimodo; the Silver Surfer (flashback); Ultron (flashback); the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mockingbird; Tigra; Wonder Man]
Reprints:

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #248; Question of the Month "What is the best advice you ever got?" asked to Stern, Hall, Akin, Garvey, Workman, Scheele, Mackie, Gruenwald and Shooter; Special Announcements Section. Letters from readers: Kenny Everhart, Bill Kilpack, Mark Looper, P. Benzaleski, J.T.H.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Vision Vs. Quasimodo... In The Heart Of A Machine!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Conquering Vision
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
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