The Avengers #242 [Newsstand Edition]
(April 1984)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860245804
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor); Mark Gruenwald (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) #242 [Direct Edition].


[Okay, Avengers, The Party's Over!!] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; the Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]

"Easy Come... Easy Go!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (breakdowns)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (finishes) (pages 1-11); Brett Breeding (finishes) (pages 12-21)
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Dr. Henry Pym; Hawkeye; the Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]; Doctor Strange (flashback); Edwin Jarvis; Jessica Drew (flashback); Mockingbird; Necrodamus (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Avengers return home to find Hawkeye has returned with his new bride, Mockingbird. Vision is also restored to his body. Thor shows up as well. Wasp tries to figure out what to do with so many Avengers. Vision detects a huge power surge in Central Park and six of the Avengers are transported away to the Secret Wars.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in part in Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #1.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #237; Question of the Month "What is your favorite movie of all time?" asked to Stern, Milgrom, Rubinstein, Breeding, Rosen, Scheele, Carlin, Gruenwald, Fingeroth and Shooter; Special Announcements Section. Letters from Mike Newman, Bill Sahin, Tom Jasper, Chad Reed, Duane Tremaine, Evan M. Lanctot

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Okay, Avengers, The Party's Over!!]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. "Easy Come... Easy Go!"
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
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