The Avengers #255 [Direct Edition]
(May 1985)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 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"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Palmer (painting, signed)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (painting, signed)
Colors:
Tom Palmer (painting, signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Starfox]

The Legacy of Thanos! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; the Scarlet Witch; Starfox; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man]; General Peabody; Gunthar; ISAAC (flashback); Kehl; Levan; Raymond Sikorski; Skunge

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #249; Question of the Month "What is your least favorite everyday chore?" asked to Stern, Buscema, Palmer, Novak, Scheele, Mackie, Gruenwald and Shooter; Special Announcements Section.

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 28, 1984. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 406,623. Single issue nearest to filing date: 388,069.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Legacy of Thanos!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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