([May] 2009)

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Volume:
9
Price:
54.99 USD
Pages:
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
978-0-7851-3501-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.5" x 10.25"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 Series) #80-88 and The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 Series) #140.

In all the stories in The Avengers #80-88 and The Incredible Hulk #140, pages numbered 12 and 13 are half-pages bringing the actual count to 19 rather than 20. Reprints the Revengers vs Charlie America story from Not Brand Echh #5 (1967).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Wolf; Lobo; Vision; Iron Man; Captain America; Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The inside flap contains an introduction to the collection and the back cover contains a gallery of The Avengers #81-88 and The Incredible Hulk #140

The Avengers (Table of Contents)

filler / 6 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Cover, blank pages, title page, copyright and indicia page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the story from The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #82 (November 1970).

Contents (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Wolf; Lobo; Vision; Iron Man; Captain America; Thor
Reprints:

The Coming of Red Wolf (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Wolf (introduction, origin); Lobo (introduction); Vision; Iron Man; Captain America; Black Panther; Thor; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Cornelius Van Lunt (flashback); Jason Birch
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vision; Scralet Witch
Reprints:

When Dies a Legend (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man; Daredevil; Black Panther; Captain America; Thor; Quicksilver
Reprints:

Hostage! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zodiac [Aries]; Richard Nixon; Avengers [Thor; Quicksilver; Iron Man; Captain America]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Black Panther]; Fantastic Four [Thing; Human Torch; Mister Fantastic]; Peter Parker; May Parker; Daredevil
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Indexer Notes

Inspired by the novel "Siege".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Goliath [Clint Barton]; Vision; Quicksilver; Black Panther; Wasp; Scarlet Witch; Medusa; Black Widow; Valkyrie
Reprints:

Come on in, the Revolution's Fine (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Herb Cooper
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lady Liberators [Black Widow; Wasp; Medusa; Enchantress [Amora, posing as the Valkyrie]; Scarlet Witch]; Avengers [Black Panther; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Vision]; Masters of Evil [Klaw; The Melter; The Radioactive Man; Whirlwind]; Tom Fagan (dressed as Nighthawk); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas; Executioner (flashback); Yellow Jacket (flashback)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Arkon; Enchantress; Thor; Vision; Quicksilver
Reprints:

The Sword and the Sorceress (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Mike Stevens
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Arkon; Polemachians; Enchantress; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Vision; Black Panther; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Black Knight [Sir Percy of Scandia]; Thor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vision; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver
Reprints:

The World is Not for Burning (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Len Wein
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Mike Stevens
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Scarlet Witch; Black Panther; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Vision; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Spider-Man; Squadron Supreme [Nighthawk; Lady Lark; Hawkeye; Tom Thumb; American Eagle; Dr. Spectrum; Hyperion; Whizzer] (introduction)
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Indexer Notes

Len Wein credit per Roy Thomas in his introduction to Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers #9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brain-Child; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Goliath [Clint Barton]
Reprints:

Brain-Child to the Dark Tower Came (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Len Wein
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Goliath [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Squadron Supreme [Nighthawk; American Eagle (flashback); Lady Lark (flashback); Hawkeye (flashback); Tom Thumb (flashback); Hyperion; Dr. Spectrum; Whizzer]; Brain-Child (origin); Thor; Iron Man; Black Panther
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Indexer Notes

Len Wein uncredited plot from Roy Thomas in the introduction.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Panther; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Vision; Quicksilver; Iron Man; Scarlet Witch; Thor
Reprints:

Look Homeward, Avenger! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Mike Stevens
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Black Panther (origin); T'Chaka (flashback, death); N'Baza (flashback, death); B'Tumba (flashback, death); AIM (flashback); Klaw (cameo, flashback); Jarvis; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Goliath [Clint Barton]]
Synopsis:
T'Challa tells the Avengers his origin story.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Captain America; Thor; Iron Man; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Falcon; Psyklop
Reprints:

The Summons of Psyklop (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Harlan Ellison; Roy Thomas; Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Avengers [Captain America; Thor; Iron Man; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Black Panther]; Falcon; Hulk; Mr. Fantastic; Professor X; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Psyklop (introduction)
Synopsis:
The finest minds on Earth have devised a way to contain the Hulk, but a member of an ancient alien race kidnaps him to use his power to awaken the dark gods he serves.
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Indexer Notes

The middle part of this story is inspired by H. P. Lovecraft's "The Call of Cthulhu".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Hulk; Jarella; Psyklop
Reprints:

The Brute That Shouted Love at the Heart of the Atom (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Harlan Ellison; Roy Thomas; Ray Cummings
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Sam Grainger
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Hulk; Jarella (introduction); Torla (introduction); Holi (introduction); Moli (introduction); Avengers [Captain America; Thor; Iron Man; Goliath [Clint Barton]]; Falcon; Psyklop; Visis (introduction)
Synopsis:
Hulk is shrunk down to infinitesimal size and enters Jarella's world where he regains Bruce Banner's mind, becomes a hero and is betrothed to the queen; that is, until Psyklop shows up to ruin things.
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Indexer Notes

Billy Batson and "Shazam" mentioned. Story inspired by a 1922 Ray Cummings story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk; Thor; Wasp; Masters of Evil [Radioactive Man; Baron Helmut Zemo; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction and credits to the Not Brand Echh story

The Revengers vs Charlie America (Table of Contents)

Revengers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
Michael Kelleher & Kellustration
Letters:
Al Kurzrok
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Mighty Sore; Giant Sam; Wisp; Ironed Man; Charlie America; Sunk-Mariner
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Valkyrie; Scarlet Witch; Black Widow; Medusa; Wasp
Reprints:
  • from January 1971 titles

Indexer Notes

The Avengers #83 house ad

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Wil Glas & All Thumbs Creative
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers; Hulk; Psyklop
Reprints:
  • from June 1971 titles
  • art from Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #88

Indexer Notes

The Avengers #88 and The Incredible Hulk #140 house ad

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rhett Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

biographies for Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Sal Buscema, Harlan Ellison, Herb Trimpe

The Marvel Masterworks Library (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  2. 1. The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  8. 7. The Coming of Red Wolf
    Avengers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  10. 9. When Dies a Legend
    Avengers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  12. 11. Hostage!
    Avengers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  14. 13. Come on in, the Revolution's Fine
    Avengers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  16. 15. The Sword and the Sorceress
    Avengers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  18. 17. The World is Not for Burning
    Avengers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  20. 19. Brain-Child to the Dark Tower Came
    Avengers
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  22. 21. Look Homeward, Avenger!
    Avengers
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  24. 23. The Summons of Psyklop
    Avengers
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  26. 25. The Brute That Shouted Love at the Heart of the Atom
    Hulk
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. The Revengers vs Charlie America
    Revengers
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  32. 31. Biographies
  33. 32. The Marvel Masterworks Library
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  • Patrick Lemaire
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