The Avengers #168 [British]
(February 1978)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Barcode
0714860245802
Editing
Archie Goodwin
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) #168 [Regular Edition].


First Blood! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Thor [Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Beast; Wonder Man; Vision; Scarlet Witch]; Henry Peter Gyrich (obscured in chair)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gyrich identified by Fred Snyder via the GCD Error Tracker.

First Blood (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Denise Wohl

Genre
superhero
Characters
Guardians of the Galaxy [Starhawk; Martinex; Charlie-27; Nikki; Vance Astro]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Vision; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Beast; Wonder Man; Scarlet Witch; Thor [Donald Blake]]; Peter Henry Gyrich; Edwin Jarvis; Two-Gun Kid; Hawkeye; Aleta; Carina; Michael Korvac; Mary Jane Watson; Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Doctor Strange; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Reprints

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

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Mills, Scott Hermes, Dave Heeter

Thor in "The Ding-a-Ling Family" (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Volstagg
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Featured in January 1978 and February 1978 Marvel comics. Sal Buscema credit per Nick Caputo, Feb 2011. Previous indexer listed John Buscema.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. First Blood!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. First Blood
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  4. 3. Thor in "The Ding-a-Ling Family"
    Thor
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