The Avengers #289 [Newsstand]
(March 1988)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486024583 03
Editing
Gregory Wright (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor); Tom DeFalco (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) #289 [Direct].


Heavy Metal Horde! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Namor the Sub-Mariner; She-Hulk; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; Adaptoid; Machine Man; Sentry 459; Tess-One; Doomsday Man; Awesome Android
Reprints

The Cube Root (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Ralph Macchio
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finisher)
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Namor the Sub-Mariner; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; Marrina; Stingray [Dr. Walt Newell]; Heavy Metal [Super-Adaptoid; Sentry 459; Tess-One; Awesome Android (joins); Machine Man (quits)] (villains); Kubik (a Cosmic Cube, first as Kubik)
Synopsis
Heavy Metal attacks Hydrobase and the Avengers. Machine Man reveals that he has been waiting for the Super-Adaptoid to reveal its true intentions and helps the Avengers against the Adaptoid. The Adaptoid uses the Avengers' computer to find the Cosmic Cube and brings it to Hydrobase. The Cube arrives in a sentient humanoid form calling itself Kubik. The Super-Adaptoid duplicates Kubik's powers.
Reprints

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michael Proteau, D.L. Lambert Jr., David Young

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heavy Metal Horde!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Cube Root
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Avengers Assemble!
    Avengers Assemble!
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