The Avengers #243 [Newsstand Edition]
(May 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:
0714860245805
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) #243 [Direct Edition].


[The Vision Takes Command!] (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]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; the Scarlet Witch; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]
Reprints:

Chain of Command! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Al Milgrom [as Allen Milgrom]
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
John Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]; Crystal; Edwin Jarvis; Henry Peter Gyrich; ISAAC; Luna; Mockingbird; Raymond Sikorski
Synopsis:
With the core Avengers missing, Vision tries to calm the fears of the public as the rest of the team continues to fight crime. The lost Avengers return from the Secret Wars and a West Coast branch headed by Hawkeye is proposed to solve the problem of the surplus Avengers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in part from MARVEL SUPER-HEROES SECRET WARS (Marvel, 1984 series) #12

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents)

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #238; Question of the Month "What is your favorite sport?" asked to Stern, Milgrom, Sinnott, Morelli, Scheele and Shooter; Special Announcements Section. Letters from Jim Cough, Donni Schick, Paul Smith

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 4, 1983. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 413,151. Single issue nearest to filing date: 404,252.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Vision Takes Command!]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Chain of Command!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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