The Avengers #264 [Direct Edition]
(February 1986)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 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

And Now -- The All-New Yellowjacket (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Wasp; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]

Stings & Sorrows! (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]; Hank Pym (flashback); Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Beyonder (cameo, villain); Dr. Strange (flashback); Edwin Jarvis; Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]; Frank Rambeau; Franklin Richards; Maria Rambeau; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
The Wasp learns she still retains her wings and can fly even when only shrinking to four feet tall. An unidentified woman steals Hank Pym's Yellowjacket costume and size-changing inventions but is stopped by the Wasp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story contains a minor crossover with Captain America #315. The issue also leads into Secret Wars II #8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters; Question of the Month "Who was the most influential person in your life?" asked to Stern, Buscema, Palmer, Novak, Scheele, Mackie, Gruenwald and Shooter.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. And Now -- The All-New Yellowjacket
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Stings & Sorrows!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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