Marvel Super Action #37 [Direct Edition]
(November 1981)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing:
Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief); Danny Fingeroth (reprint editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Day The Earth Exploded! (Table of Contents)

the Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen; ? (word balloon)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Black Panther; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch; Thor; Vision]; Quicksilver; Arkon
Synopsis:
The Avengers are battling Arkon, who holds an unconscious Scarlet Witch.
Reprints:

The Blaze Of Battle...The Flames Of Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

the Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch; Thor]; Quicksilver; Black Widow [Natalia Romanova]; handmaidens; Arkon; Greybeard; guardsmen; Toad [Mortimer Tonybee]
Synopsis:
Arkon captures Scarlet Witch and takes her to Polemachus. Arkon and Greybeard plot to destroy Earth so that Polemachus can live. Using the D-Machine, the Avengers arrive and attack Arkon. Greybeard stops Arkon from destroying Earth when Thor and Iron Man come up with a way to restore Polemachus's life-giving rings.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atom-Sphere; D-Machine; Empire State Building; Flower of Life; Polemachus; Ultimate Persuader

The Avengers Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 2)

Iron Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein ?; John Tartaglione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver
Keywords:
Avengers Mansion

Indexer Notes

new artwork includes history of Iron Man and his involvement with the Avengers. Number three in a series.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day The Earth Exploded!
    the Avengers
  2. 1. The Blaze Of Battle...The Flames Of Love!
    the Avengers
  3. 2. The Avengers Hall of Fame
    Iron Man
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