(April 2012)

Marvel, 2012 Series
Published in English (United Kingdom) United Kingdom
 
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor); ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

British reprinting of story from Avengers #1 from 1963. Offered with The Daily Star newspaper to coincide with the theatrical release of Marvel’s Avengers (2012). Branding as per Avengers #1, 1963.

Original 1st Issue From 1963 (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg (original colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek; Sol Brodsky

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

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

The Coming of the Avengers! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

First story page is on the inside front cover. Story concludes on the inside back cover.

Job number from reprinting in Sons of Origins of Marvel Comics. Info per Will Murray.

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

Marvel Avengers Assemble (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Original 1st Issue From 1963
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. The Coming of the Avengers!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. Marvel Avengers Assemble
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