The Avengers #8 [Regular Edition]
(September 1964)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of December, February, April and June
On-sale Date
1964-07-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury 20, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (sourced) (editor); Martin Goodman (credited) (publisher)

Kang the Conqueror! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (sourced)
Inks
Vince Colletta (sourced)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (sourced)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Rick Jones; Kang the Conqueror [Nathaniel Richards]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints
Keywords
Captain America's Shield; Iron Man Armor Model MK II; Mjolnir

Indexer Notes

The Official Marvel Index to the Avengers (Marvel, 1994 series) #1 credited Vince Colletta as inker. Previous indexer listed Dick Ayers.

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

Niresk Fishing Outfits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kang, The Conqueror! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot, script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Job Number
X-767
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're just in time!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Teen Brigade (unnamed members, supporting): Rick Jones (supporting)
Kang the Conqueror [Nathaniel Richards] (Other Earth - Earth-6311) (villain) (introduction); Rama-Tut [Nathaniel Richards] (flashback) (guest); Paul Ignatus (Undersecretary of Defense, unnamed)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Kang appears and demands to be made ruler of the Earth. The Avengers attempt to stop him, but it comes down to Wasp and the Teen Brigade to slow Kang long enough for the rest of the Avengers to free themselves and put an end to Kang's threat.
Reprints
Keywords
Avengers Mansion; Avengers' plane; Captain America's Shield; Earth-6311; Iron Man Armor MK II; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Kang's Time Chair; Kang's Timeship; Manhattan; Mjolnir; New York City; Pentagon; Pym Laboratories; Queens; Subspace; Time Sphere; time travel; Turtle Bay; United Nations Headquarters

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. This story is expanded in Captain America: Out of Time (Marvel, 2010 series) #4 and 5

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

Fantastic Four; Giant-Man and the Wasp; Hulk; Iron Man; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Yubiwaza System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shark's Tooth / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Daredevil; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; X-Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

100 Magnets; Scott-Mitchell Toys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Littleton Coins / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four; Giant-Man; Hulk; Spider-Man / 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)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
All About the Avengers [All About on left]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters by Chris Palmer, Bob Sheridan, Bill McCord, David Calise, Bob Spann, and Bobby Rollins.

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

Mike Marvel Scientific Isometric Dynaflex System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Commercial Trades Institute Courses / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kang the Conqueror!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Fishing Outfits
  3. 2. Kang, The Conqueror!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. ["More triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Fantastic Four; Giant-Man and the Wasp; Hulk; Iron Man; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor
  5. 4. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
    Yubiwaza System
  6. 5. ["Play 1964 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  7. 6. ["Come on, fella grab the chance to make $1 to $5 weekly and win dandy prizes, too"]
    Grit Newspaper
  8. 7. ["Genuine shark’s tooth"]
    Shark's Tooth
  9. 8. ["More triumphs for Marvel …!"]
    Daredevil; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; X-Men
  10. 9. ["No sweat! No strain! No exhaustion!"]
    100 Magnets; Scott-Mitchell Toys
  11. 10. ["Curious coins! Odd paper money!"]
    Littleton Coins
  12. 11. ["More triumphs for Marvel …!"]
    Fantastic Four; Giant-Man; Hulk; Spider-Man
  13. 12. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  15. 14. ["Boys! Men!"]
    Mike Marvel Scientific Isometric Dynaflex System
  16. 15. ["Are you proud of your paycheck?"]
    Commercial Trades Institute Courses
  17. 16. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  18. 17. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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