Avengers Assemble #1 [Forbidden Planet Exclusive Variant]
(May 2012)

Marvel, 2012 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
2012-03-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
759606077496 00121
Editing
Tom Brevoort (credited) (executive editor); Lauren Sankovitch (credited) (associate editor); John Denning (credited) (assistant editor); Axel Alonso (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Avengers Assemble (Marvel, 2012 series) #1. There exist further variants:

[Forbidden Planet] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers [superhero] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Khoi Pham (signed)
Inks
Khoi Pham (signed)
Colors
Edgar Delgado

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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Indexer Notes

This variant was one of several retailer exclusives for this issue that prominently promoted individual outlets. Two customized cover styles were distributed amongst several stores and conventions; one by Mirco Pierfederici and the other by Khoi Pham. A minimum print run of 500 copies, but possibly more according to individual retailer orders, exist for each custom promo variant.

[Credits and Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Danny Miki
Colors
Paul Mounts
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
Paul Mounts (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles of Virtual Calligraphy (credited as VC's Clayton Cowles)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am Cancer.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa] (cameo); Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mockingbird [Bobbi Morse] (cameo); Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers] (cameo); Red Hulk [General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross] (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (cameo); Thor; Vision (cameo); Wolverine [Logan] (cameo)]; Thanos' Zodiac [Aquarius (introduction, joins team); Cancer [John King] (introduction, joins team); Gemini (introduction, cameo, joins team); Leo (introduction, cameo, joins team); Libra (introduction, cameo, joins team); Pisces (introduction, cameo, joins team); Virgo (introduction, cameo, joins team)]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Zodiac [Aries (introduction, cameo, joins team); Capricorn (introduction, cameo, joins team); Sagittarius (introduction, cameo, joins team); Scorpio (introduction, cameo, joins team); Taurus (introduction, joins team)]; General Whedon
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Indexer Notes

Hawkeye's costume is designed by Bryan Hitch.

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The Avengers [superhero] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Forbidden Planet]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. [Credits and Indicia]
  3. 2. ["I am Cancer."]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. Next Issue:
    The Avengers [superhero]
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