The Avengers #1 [British]
(September 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
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) #1 [Regular].


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The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering and logo design); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loki! Prepare for battle!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Thor [Thor Odinson; Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Loki [Loki Laufeyson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

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The Coming of the Avengers! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The place: Asgard, home of the Norse gods!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Thor [Thor Odinson; Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner; Mechano]] (introduction, origin); circus ringmaster; lion tamer; trapeze artists; Bobby; Bobby's mother; Charlie; Captain; Jane Foster; Asgardians [Odin]; Teen Brigade [Rick Jones; William "Willie" Bishop]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Loki [Loki Laufeyson]; Silent Ones
Synopsis
Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, the Wasp, and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.
Reprints
Keywords
ants; Asgard; City News (newspaper); elephant; Flight 738; horse; Imperial Palace; Isle of Silence; lions; Old Man of the Sea (mentioned); Rainbow Bridge; Sea of Mist; seal; Tangle Roots; Volcanic Gas Globules; volcano

Indexer Notes

Loki mentions that the "Old Man of the Sea" was based on legends of the Silent Ones, trolls from Asgard.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Loki! Prepare for battle!"]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. ["Boys! Men!"]
  3. 2. The Coming of the Avengers!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
  5. 4. ["Amazing new home training plan in auto repairing"]
  6. 5. ["100 toy soldiers"]
  7. 6. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
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