The Avengers #19 [Regular Edition]
(August 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-06-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications Inc.
Brand
Marvel Pop Art Productions
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury 20, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (sourced) (editor); Martin Goodman (credited) (publisher)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Coming of... the Swordsman! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (sourced); Don Heck (sourced) (insets)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (sourced); Don Heck (sourced) (insets)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (sourced)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers] (headshot); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (headshot); Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (headshot); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (headshot)
Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

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

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

The Coming of... the Swordsman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one questions a man with an Avengers' I.D. card!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers] (featured); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (origin) (featured) (also in flashback); Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (featured); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (featured)
Blackie Barker (villain); Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne] (origin) (villain) (introduction, also in flashback); Hydra [unnamed members] (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Introduction of the Swordsman. His origin and Hawkeye's are both told.
Reprints
Keywords
Avengers Mansion; Capitol Building; Captain America's Shield; Carson Carnival; Hawkeye's Bow and Trick Arrows; Manhattan; New York City; Swordsman's Sword; Washington D.C.

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

Daredevil; Doctor Strange; Fantastic Four; Nick Fury; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Littleton Coins / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

"X-Ray" Specs [Glasses] / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeff Morden, Rosalind L. Rogoff, Mark Kernes, Cary Burkett, Brad Reddersen, William Boles, John Baggerman, Richard Whitehead, and N. W. Rapparlie; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

Hit Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Surplus Bargains / 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. The Coming of... the Swordsman!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. ["4 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Fishing Outfits
  3. 2. The Coming of... the Swordsman!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. ["4 more Marvel masterpieces!"]
    Daredevil; Doctor Strange; Fantastic Four; Nick Fury; Spider-Man
  5. 4. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Are you proud of your paycheck?"]
    Commercial Trades Institute Courses
  7. 6. ["Strange coins and valuable coin catalog"]
    Littleton Coins
  8. 7. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit Newspaper
  9. 8. ["Play 1965 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  10. 9. ["Amazing X-ray vision instantly!"]
    "X-Ray" Specs [Glasses]
  11. 10. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  12. 11. Shop by Mail
  13. 12. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Spider-Man; Thor
  14. 13. ["Face front!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  16. 15. ["Record riot"]
    Hit Records
  17. 16. ["U.S. government surplus direct by mail!"]
    Surplus Bargains
  18. 17. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
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  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Dennis Forcier
  • Del Gruber
  • Adam Knights
  • James Ludwig
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
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  • Tony R. Rose
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