Avengers: The Initiative #18 [Standard Cover]
(December 2008)

Marvel, 2007 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960606084901811
Editing:
Tom Brevoort; Jeanine Schaefer (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Brooks
Inks:
Mark Brooks
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor Girl; Ultragirl

Indexer Notes

Cover includes the "Secret Invasion" logo.

[Recap and Dramatis Personae] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Yellowjacket (a Skrull); Dum-Dum Dugan (a Skrull); 3-D Man; Komodo; Skrull Kill Krew [Ryder; Riot]; Gravity; Hardball; Cloud 9 [Cloud Nine]; Ant-Man; Crusader; Thor Girl; Ultragirl; Jocasta; Devil-Slayer

Don't Shoot 'Til You See the Green of Their Eyes! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Slott; Christos N. Gage
Pencils:
Steve Kurth
Inks:
Drew Hennessey
Colors:
Matt Milla
Letters:
Joe Caramagna [as VC's Joe Caramagna]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrull Kill Krew [Ryder; Riot; Moonstomp; Catwalk; Dice]; 3-D Man; Freedom Force [Gravity; Spinner; Equinox (a Skrull; death); Think Tank; Cloud 9 [Cloud Nine]]; Jocasta; Komodo; Hardball; Devil-Slayer; Skrulls [Dum-Dum Dugan; Lieutenant Dharr]; Ant-Man; Cavalry [Stunt-Master; Ultragirl; Crimebuster; Thor Girl (a Skrull; death)]; Action Pack [Vox; Prima Donna; Frog-Man]; Order [Calamity; Supernaut; Aralune; Anthem]; Liberteens [Revolutionary (a Skrull; death); Hope; Whiz Kid]; Nick Fury; Prodigy; Young Avengers [Stature; Hulkling; Wiccan]; Crusader; Ultragirl; Nonstop; Taskmaster
Synopsis:
3-D Man's group continues to take out Skrull bases until there are only 6 left but once they view the information Ant-Man took from the Skrull headquarters they realize that the Skrull's have a plan to shift the Earth to the Negative Zone if they lose.

Marvel Celebrates 40 Years of a Legend's Work Sal Buscema (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sal Buscema
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Avengers [Vision; Yellowjacket; Giant Man; Wasp; Black Panther; Thor; Black Knight; Iron Man; Captain America]

Indexer Notes

Page 1 is a full-page illustration of the Avengers by Sal Buscema, page 2 is an interview with Sal Buscema.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  2. 1. [Recap and Dramatis Personae]
    Avengers
  3. 2. Don't Shoot 'Til You See the Green of Their Eyes!
    Avengers
  4. 3. Marvel Celebrates 40 Years of a Legend's Work Sal Buscema
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