The Avengers #23 [Regular Edition]
(December 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-10-12
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Once an Avenger -- ! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
John Romita
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]]; Kang the Conqueror
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Once an Avenger... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
John Romita (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto (credited as Sherigail)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feeling he has failed as leader, Captain America, last issue, walked out on the Avengers!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Avengers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Kang the Conqueror; Princess Ravonna (Kang's beloved, introduction)
Synopsis
Kang takes note that Steve Rogers is no longer an Avenger and easily defeats and captures the remaining three members. Cap comes to the rescue but is beaten too. Kang seems invincible!
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; recreater; time travel

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

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics / 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) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now...Fear No Man! Don't Be Bullied! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Illusory "X-Ray" Vision Instantly! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Avengers T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Don Heck (illustration)
Inks
Wally Wood (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Don, Upon completion of Avengers #20 I could not hold back a moment longer.
Characters
Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Derek Moore, Victor Bonita, Gary Nowell, Jim Allan, Curtis Martens, Marie Russell, Mike Gable, Paul Nungester, John Furek, Mike Delong. Includes image from an earlier issue.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Once an Avenger -- !
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["Exclusive fun products by mail"]
  3. 2. Once an Avenger...
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. ["More triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics
  5. 4. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Monster S-I-Z-E monsters"]
    Honor House Products
  7. 6. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  8. 7. ["Sorry, we only hire high school graduates."]
    Wayne School
  9. 8. Stamps
  10. 9. ["Get both spending money and prizes sell Grit"]
    Grit
  11. 10. ["New hair trimmer makes your hair neat and trim!"]
  12. 11. Now...Fear No Man! Don't Be Bullied!
    Precise Publications
  13. 12. Amazing Illusory "X-Ray" Vision Instantly!
  14. 13. ["More nutty news and notes from one Marvel madman to another!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  15. 14. ["Who says that Marvel madness isn’t taking over the world?!!"]
    Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Avengers T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster
  16. 15. ["Dear Stan and Don, Upon completion of Avengers #20 I could not hold back a moment longer."]
    Avengers Assemble!
  17. 16. ["204pc Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
  18. 17. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
  19. 18. ["Boys! Men! My secret new Dynaflex method"]
    Mike Marvel
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