The Avengers #5 [Regular Edition]
(May 1964)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-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 has variants.


The Invasion of the Lava Men! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit: Frank Giacoia per Carl Gafford;Sol Brodsky per John Hedegor, Nick Caputo, and Steve Whitaker. Original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Invasion of the Lava Men! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-652
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Jane Foster; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; Molto
Synopsis
The Avengers take on their 'hottest' foes yet to save the world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Character appearances and synopsis from Jason Aydelotte on 11 August 2004.

All about the.... Avengers (Table of Contents: 3)

All About the Avengers / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters by Morton Hugues, Roger Gilman, Alan Weiss

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Invasion of the Lava Men!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. ["Fill the gaps in your family's education with the amazing Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia"]
  3. 2. The Invasion of the Lava Men!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. All about the.... Avengers
    All About the Avengers
  5. 4. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
  6. 5. ["Earn big money"]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jon Knutson
  • Nick Caputo
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jenny R McGinnis
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ralf Haring
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann