The Avengers #284 [Direct Edition]
(October 1987)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Gregory Wright (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

Assault on Olympus! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ares; Artemis; the Avengers [She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Hephaestus
Reprints:

Battleground: Olympus (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:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Hercules; Wasp; Greek gods [Ares (villain); Apollo; Aphrodite; Artemis (villain); Athena; Dionysus (villain); Hephaestus; Hera; Hermes; Venus; Zeus (villain)]; Prometheus
Synopsis:
The Avengers, except Captain America whose legs were badly injured by Zeus, battle Zeus and the Greek gods aligned with him. The team is able to take out the gods but are unable to defeat an enraged Zeus. Prometheus manages to revive Hercules, but angered the demigod is unable to perceive friend from foe.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial; letter on The Avengers #278.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Derek Reinhard (since 2014-09-07, last edit 2014-09-07)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Assault on Olympus!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Battleground: Olympus
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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