The Avengers #193 [Newsstand Edition]
(March 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245803
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (Assistant 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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #193 [Direct].


Inferno Unleashed! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; the Falcon; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; the Vision; Wonder Man]; Inferno
Reprints:

Battleground: Pittsburgh! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie; Pittsburgh Comix Club ("plot assist")
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (layouts); Frank Miller (details, see notes); Dan Green (finished art)
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Job Number:
LF664

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; the Falcon; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; the Vision; the Wasp; Wonder Man]; Inferno; Tim Turpin; Vince Paretta
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In The Avengers #197 letters page, Michelinie writes that Frank Miller "was able to add some identifying details to Sal Buscema's pencil art." This information added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #189.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Shukin (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: October 1, 1979. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 428,935, single issue nearest to filing date: 431,125.

"A Passion for Gold" (Table of Contents)

Mr. Fantastic; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Mike Esposito?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Goldigger; Mr. Fantastic

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

How to be a Wild and Crazy Guy!! (Table of Contents)

Batroc the Leaper; Crazy magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Bob McLeod?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Archie Bunker (on TV); Batroc; Fonzie (on TV)

Indexer Notes

Comic strip promo for Crazy magazine. Printed sideways.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Inferno Unleashed!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Battleground: Pittsburgh!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  5. 4. "A Passion for Gold"
    Mr. Fantastic; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. How to be a Wild and Crazy Guy!!
    Batroc the Leaper; Crazy magazine
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