The Avengers #20 [Regular Edition]
(September 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-07-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Pop Art Productions
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Vengeance Is Ours! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
Reprints

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

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Vengeance Is Ours! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited as Wallace Wood)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fool! Why did he do it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Mandarin (villain)
Synopsis
Our heroes battle Mandarin and Swordsman.
Reprints

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

Captain America; The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Tales of Suspense / 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) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Littleton Coin Co. / 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) /

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) /

The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
? (panel backgrounds and lettering only)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And so we take our leave of the Swordsman for the present!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dave Fenimore, David Phillips, Ted Agrew, Steve Clark, Paul Akers, John McNeeney, John McAllister, and Jack Holman; includes M.M.M.S. membership form and The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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. Vengeance Is Ours!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["4 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. Vengeance Is Ours!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. ["More triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Captain America; The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Tales of Suspense
  5. 4. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Are you proud of your paycheck?"]
  7. 6. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit
  8. 7. ["Strange coins and valuable coin catalog"]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  9. 8. ["Play 1965 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  10. 9. ["Amazing X-ray vision instantly!"]
  11. 10. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  12. 11. Shop by Mail
  13. 12. ["4 more annual masterpieces!"]
    The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery
  14. 13. ["The whole country is going "t-shirt wild," and if you've already received yours, you'll know why!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
  15. 14. ["And so we take our leave of the Swordsman for the present!"]
    Avengers Assemble!
  16. 15. ["Record riot"]
  17. 16. ["U.S. government surplus"]
  18. 17. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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