The Avengers #394 [Direct Edition]
(January 1996)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.10 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel A M Universe
Barcode:
759606024582 39411
Editing:
Matt Idelson (Assistant Editor); Ralph Macchio (Editor); Mark Gruenwald (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

Introducing the Wasp?!? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov]; Crystal; Vision; Wasp]

Indexer Notes

Pencils, Inks: Previously F. Benes. New info by David B. Elson, 2005-07-05 (Per Sandell ed.)

Bad Blood (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Harras (plot); Terry Kavanagh (plot); Ben Raab (script)
Pencils:
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Frank Lopez
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov]; Deathcry; Crystal; Hercules; Quicksilver; Vision; Hawkeye; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Panther]; Swordsman; Malachi; Tobias; Mantis; Tuc; Masque; Kang the Conquerer
Synopsis:
Wasp gains new appearance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This storyline was apparently controversial. Kurt Busiek, in Avengers Forever (Marvel, 1998 series), retroactively claimed that the Mantis who appeared in the story was actually a Space Phantom brainwashed into thinking he was Mantis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers the Assembly / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ben Herman, Mark Dito, Doug Tennant

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 339,865. Single issue nearest to filing date: 142,814.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing the Wasp?!?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Bad Blood
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers the Assembly
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
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