The Avengers #263 [Direct Edition]
(January 1986)

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

What Lurks Within The Cocoon? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema (signed)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors:
Christie Scheele ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner]; Jean Grey (within the cocoon)
Reprints:

"What Lurks Below?" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; the Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; The Enclave [Morlak; Shinski; Zota]; Derek Freeman; Her (flashback); Jean Grey; Melter; Raymond Sikorski; Scourge; Adam Warlock (flashback); Nelson (FBI diver); Carter (FBI diver); Keegan (Melter's henchman)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner joins the Avengers. The Avengers retrieve a cocoon from the bottom of Jamaica Bay which contains the dormant body of the long-thought-dead Jean Grey of X-Men fame.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1963 series) #286, which leads up to X-Factor #1.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #256; Question of the Month "Does anyone in your family look at your work? Who?" asked to Stern, Buscema, Palmer, Novak, Scheele, Mackie, Gruenwald and Shooter; Special Announcements Section. Letters from Rick Braunstein, Lynn Tucker, Douglas Herr Jr., Jason Donegan, T. E. Pouncey, Frank Jessie, Marshall Mattie

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What Lurks Within The Cocoon?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. "What Lurks Below?"
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
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