The Avengers #2 [Regular Edition]
(November 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-09-03
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

The indicia incorrectly has publication listed as monthly when the title is in fact bi-monthly.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant-Man! Thor! Look out!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; The Wasp]; The Space Phantom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brodsky inks per Steve Whitaker, Nick Caputo and Bob Ford. Carl Gafford credited Frank Giacoia and original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Avengers! Battle... the Space Phantom (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-435
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where is Ant-Man??
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor [Don Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Ant-Man/Giant-Man [Henry Pym]]; The Space Phantom (villain, introduction); Rick Jones; The Teen Brigade
Synopsis
The Space Phantom comes to Earth to defeat the Avengers. If he can, then nothing can stop his race from invading Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Limbo; shape-change

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Hulk quits the Avengers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Padell Book Co. Booklets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mr. Victor Mason / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New Accordions — Save up to 1/2 (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Accordion Corp. of America / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Live Sea Horses! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Living pets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Look! Boys Wanted to Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Next Issue... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Palmer-Jones Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

NRI Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Giant-Man! Thor! Look out!"]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men and champs out of weaklings says..."]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. The Avengers! Battle... the Space Phantom
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. ["You can have the secret weapon!"]
    Padell Book Co. Booklets
  5. 4. ["Another Marvel masterpiece"]
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. ["Will you work Saturday mornings for $5.00 to $20.00 extra?"]
    Mr. Victor Mason
  7. 6. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  8. 7. New Accordions — Save up to 1/2
    Accordion Corp. of America
  9. 8. ["Another Marvel masterpiece"]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  10. 9. Live Sea Horses!
    Living pets
  11. 10. Look! Boys Wanted to Sell Grit
    Grit
  12. 11. Next Issue...
    The Avengers [superhero]
  13. 12. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  14. 13. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
    Palmer-Jones Publishers
  15. 14. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
  16. 15. ["Make $3 to $5 an hour starting soon"]
    NRI Training
  17. 16. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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