The Avengers #21 [Regular Edition]
(October 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Pop Art Productions
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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Bitter Taste of Defeat! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / 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]]; Power Man [Erik Josten]
Reprints

The Bitter Taste of Defeat! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Power Man [Erik Josten] (introduction, origin); Enchantress [Amora]
Synopsis
Enchantress uses the machine that Zemo used to create Wonder Man (see The Avengers #9) to turn one of Zemo's minions into Power Man. The two use tricks - and the Avengers' own internal discord - to make the Avengers appear dysfunctional. The City Council orders them to disband!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Doug Jones, David Funnell, C. H. Cooke, Jr., John Taylor, Jimmy Morton, Sandy Guillot, John Dennis, and Mike Friedrich.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bitter Taste of Defeat!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. The Bitter Taste of Defeat!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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