The Avengers #289 [Direct Edition]
(March 1988)

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); Tom DeFalco (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

Heavy Metal Horde! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Namor the Sub-Mariner; She-Hulk; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; Adaptoid; Machine Man; Sentry 459; Tess-One; Doomsday Man; Awesome Android
Reprints:

The Cube Root (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (finisher)
Colors:
Paul Becton
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Namor the Sub-Mariner; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; Marrina; Stingray [Dr. Walt Newell]; Heavy Metal [Super-Adaptoid; Sentry 459; Tess-One; Awesome Android (joins); Machine Man (quits)] (villains); Kubik (a Cosmic Cube, first as Kubik)
Synopsis:
Heavy Metal attacks Hydrobase and the Avengers. Machine Man reveals that he has been waiting for the Super-Adaptoid to reveal its true intentions and helps the Avengers against the Adaptoid. The Adaptoid uses the Avengers' computer to find the Cosmic Cube and brings it to Hydrobase. The Cube arrives in a sentient humanoid form calling itself Kubik. The Super-Adaptoid duplicates Kubik's powers.
Reprints:

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Michael Proteau, D.L. Lambert Jr., David Young

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Heavy Metal Horde!
    Avengers
  2. 1. The Cube Root
    Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
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