(2003)

Marvel, 2003 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
12.95 USD
Pages
244
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [in horizontal box]
ISBN
0-7607-4808-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780760748084 51295
Editing
Stan Lee (editor - original series); Cory Sedlmeier (credited) (collection editor); Jeff Youngquist (credited) (special projects manager); Matty Ryan (credited) (art director); Jennifer Gr├╝nwald (credited) (assistant editor); Patrick McGrath (credited) (book designer)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering, logo design); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loki! Prepare for battle!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Loki
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[Title Page and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

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typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering, logo design); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loki! Prepare for battle!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Loki
Reprints

The Coming of the Avengers! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-337
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The place: Asgard, home of the Norse gods!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Jane Foster; Rick Jones; Loki; Odin; circus ringmaster; lion tamer; trapeze artists; Bobby; Bobby's mother; Charlie; Captain; Teen Brigade [William "Willie" Bishop]; Silent Ones
Synopsis
Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, the Wasp, and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.
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Keywords
ants; Asgard; City News (newspaper); elephant; Flight 738; horse; Imperial Palace; Isle of Silence; lions; Mjolnir; Old Man of the Sea; Pym Particles; Rainbow Bridge; Sea of Mist; seal; Tangle Roots; Volcanic Gas Globules; volcano

Indexer Notes

Introduction and origin for the team.

Loki mentions that the "Old Man of the Sea" was based on legends of the Silent Ones, trolls from Asgard.

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

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant-Man! Thor! Look out!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Space Phantom
Reprints
Keywords
Mjolnir

The Avengers! Battle... the Space Phantom (Table of Contents: 7)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-435
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where is Ant-Man??
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Space Phantom
Synopsis
The Space Phantom comes to Earth to defeat the Avengers. If he can, then nothing can stop his race from invading Earth.
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Keywords
Limbo; Mjolnir; shape-change

Indexer Notes

Hulk quits the Avengers.

The Hulk and Sub-Mariner vs. the Avengers! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints

The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Avengers / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited as P. Reinman)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-525
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Jane Foster; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; The Teen Brigade
Synopsis
The Avengers feel responsible for the danger the Hulk may cause after he left the team in the previous issue. When they find the green Goliath a battle ensues. The Sub-Mariner learns of the Hulk's presence and after initially fighting each other Namor convinces the Hulk to join forces with him against the Avengers.
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Captain America Lives Again! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
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Captain America Joins... The Avengers! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-587
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step forward, Captain America!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (flashback) (cameo); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (flashback) (cameo); Rick Jones; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Teen Brigade; Atlanteans; a D'Bari
Synopsis
Namor attacks a group of eskimos and throws their idol into the sea. When the ice melts, the figure trapped within turns out to be Captain America, in suspended animation since the end of World War II. The Avengers rescue Cap and return to New York. An alien figure turns our heroes to stone. When Cap and Rick Jones track him down, the alien agrees to restore the Avengers if they agree to help him recover his broken space ship in return. When doing so, the Avengers are attacked by Namor and his people. The restored spaceship ultimately drives off Namor and his men.
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Keywords
D'Bari

The Invasion of the Lava Men! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones
Reprints

The Invasion of the Lava Men! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-652
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Jane Foster; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross; Teen Brigade; Molto; Lava Men
Synopsis
The Avengers take on their 'hottest' foes yet to save the world.
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Introducing Zemo! and His Masters of Evil! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Horgan]; Radioactive Man [Chen Lu]]; Rick Jones; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Radioactive Man [Chen Lu]; Melter [Bruno Hogan]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]]
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The Mighty Avengers Meet the Masters of Evil! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-699
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cap's shield acts as though it's alive!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Horgan]; Radioactive Man [Chen Lu]]; Rick Jones; Paste-Pot Pete [Peter Petruski]; Teen Brigade
Synopsis
Zemo forms the Masters of Evil to exact revenge against Captain America.
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Keywords
Adhesive X

Their Darkest Hour! (Table of Contents: 16)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Enchantress [Amora]; The Executioner [Skurge]]; Rick Jones
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Their Darkest Hour! (Table of Contents: 17)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-739
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Iron Man! You chose to ignore a call from us six days ago!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Enchantress [Amora]; The Executioner [Skurge]]; Rick Jones; Loki; Odin
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Indexer Notes

Rick Jones appears in Bucky's uniform.

Kang the Conqueror! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Kang the Conqueror [Nathaniel Richards]
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Kang, The Conqueror! (Table of Contents: 19)

The Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Job Number
X-767
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're just in time!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Kang the Conqueror [Nathaniel Richards]; Teen Brigade
Synopsis
Kang appears and demands to be made ruler of the Earth. The Avengers attempt to stop him, but it comes down to Wasp and the Teen Brigade to slow Kang long enough for the rest of the Avengers to free themselves and put an end to Kang's threat.
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Keywords
time travel

Marvel Proudly Introduces... Wonder Man (Table of Contents: 20)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Enchantress [Amora]; The Executioner [Skurge]]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
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The Coming of the... Wonder Man! (Table of Contents: 21)

The Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-795
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You won't escape me again, Zemo!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Enchantress [Amora]; The Executioner [Skurge]]; Jane Foster; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Teen Brigade
Synopsis
Zemo grants great power to Simon Williams but the power comes with a steep cost. To save his own life, Williams becomes Wonder Man to infiltrate the Avengers on Zemo's behalf.
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of death of Wonder Man.

The Avengers Break Up! (Table of Contents: 22)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Immortus; Nathaniel Richards
Reprints

The Avengers Break Up! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Job Number
X-812
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Confound it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Enchantress [Amora]; The Executioner [Skurge]]; Immortus; Rick Jones; Nathaniel Richards; Teen Brigade (cameo); Paul Bunyan; Attila; Goliath (Biblical); Merlin; Hercules (Roman)
Synopsis
Immortus appears before the Masters of Evil and demands to join them against the Avengers, using his control of the realm of Limbo to summon other powerful people from past ages to help them.
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Keywords
Limbo; time travel; Tower of London

The One and Only "Cap" (Table of Contents: 24)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
JayJay Jackson (credited as Janet Jackson)
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Loki! Prepare for battle!"]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. [Title Page and Credits]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. ["Loki! Prepare for battle!"]
    The Avengers
  6. 5. The Coming of the Avengers!
    The Avengers
  7. 6. ["Giant-Man! Thor! Look out!"]
    The Avengers
  8. 7. The Avengers! Battle... the Space Phantom
    The Avengers
  9. 8. The Hulk and Sub-Mariner vs. the Avengers!
    The Avengers
  10. 9. The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!
    The Avengers
  11. 10. Captain America Lives Again!
    The Avengers
  12. 11. Captain America Joins... The Avengers!
    The Avengers
  13. 12. The Invasion of the Lava Men!
    The Avengers
  14. 13. The Invasion of the Lava Men!
    The Avengers
  15. 14. Introducing Zemo! and His Masters of Evil!
    The Avengers
  16. 15. The Mighty Avengers Meet the Masters of Evil!
    The Avengers
  17. 16. Their Darkest Hour!
    The Avengers
  18. 17. Their Darkest Hour!
    The Avengers
  19. 18. Kang the Conqueror!
    The Avengers
  20. 19. Kang, The Conqueror!
    The Avengers
  21. 20. Marvel Proudly Introduces... Wonder Man
    The Avengers
  22. 21. The Coming of the... Wonder Man!
    The Avengers
  23. 22. The Avengers Break Up!
    The Avengers
  24. 23. The Avengers Break Up!
    The Avengers
  25. 24. The One and Only "Cap"
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-up
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  • Jochen G.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Stangas