(May 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Carl Hubbell
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Avengers Assemble!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye (on poster); Quicksilver (on poster); Rick Jones (on poster); Thor (on poster); Scarlet Witch (on poster); Giant Man (on poster); Black Knight (on poster); Executioner (on poster); Melter (on poster); Enchantress (on poster); Iron Man (on poster); Wasp (on poster)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo thinks the cover inker is Sol Brodsky. Carl Gafford and the original indexer credited Dick Ayers. Mark Evanier says it's Carl Hubbell.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Old Order Changeth! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Dick Ayers (pencils); Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers; Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One side, Thor!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant Man [Henry Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Happy Hogan; Masters of Evil [Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Hogan]; Executioner [Skurge]; Enchantress [Amora]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Magneto (flashback); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Toad; Mastermind] (flashback); X-Men [Beast; Iceman; Angel]; Kang (cameo); Mole Man (cameo); Immortus (cameo)
Synopsis
Most of the old Avengers line-up leaves, leaving Captain America behind to be leading the Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye and Quicksilver.
Reprints
Keywords
Amazon; dimensional space warp

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo suspects that Carl Hubbell provided alterations on several figures throughout the story, particularly on pages 5, 10, 17 and 20, per his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-unknown-art-of-carl-hubbell....

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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The Merry Marvel Marching Society / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

All About the Avengers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
Chic Stone (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Avengers [Wasp; Thor; Giant-Man; Iron Man; Captain America]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ted Moore, Jerry DeStefano, Nathan Zimmerman, David Szurek, John Halloran, Richard Kraus, Maurice Johnson, Jack Marchese, Carl Czaga, and Charles Taylor.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Avengers Assemble!"]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. ["Exclusive fun products by mail"]
  3. 2. The Old Order Changeth!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Merry Marvel Marching Society
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  7. 6. ["Make $5.00 to $20.00 a week extra operating this "Saturday morning shoe store""]
  8. 7. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
  9. 8. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dan Kocher
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Del Gruber
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Evanier
  • Jim Stangas
  • 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