(January 1969)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except September, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-11-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

This issue is seen briefly in a 1974 episode of M*A*S*H under the hand of a sleeping Radar O'Reilly. #72 is also seen in the same position in this episode. (Note from Kirk Groeneveld via the GCD Error Tracker.) On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

'Til Death Do Us Part! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
George Klein; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne-Pym]; Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]]
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Indexer Notes

Alterations on Ringmaster's face and arm by John Romita. An unaltered stat of the cover is used as the cover of Marvel Super Action # 21.

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

...Till Death Do Us Part! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited); Herb Cooper (page 1, invitation, see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It can't be!!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Avengers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Henry Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne-Pym]; Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]]; Edwin Jarvis; Fantastic Four [Crystal; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nick Fury; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]; Great Gambonnos [Ernesto Gambonno; Luigi Gambonno]; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]]
Synopsis
Henry Pym and Janet Van Dyne (Yellowjacket and the Wasp) are married. Cameo appearances of many of the Marvel Universe. Vs. the Ringmaster and his Circus of Crime.
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Indexer Notes

In Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (Marvel, 2003 series) #7, Roy Thomas indicates that Herb Cooper did the lettering for the invitation on page 1.

80,000 Candlepower (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Freeman Electric Co. Skin Diving Torch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Precise Publications Book and Dummy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can we level with you?
Characters
Goliath [Henry Pym]; Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Achille Di Bacco, Philip Palmer, Kenneth Eng, Louis Henken, Neil Wolff, and Bob Barnett; includes “Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.”

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

Captain America; The Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 'Til Death Do Us Part!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["Hercules wrist band"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. ...Till Death Do Us Part!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. 80,000 Candlepower
    Freeman Electric Co. Skin Diving Torch
  5. 4. ["It's brand new!! Marvel's swingin' inflatable plastic pillows!"]
    Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  6. 5. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  7. 6. ["Missile firing tank only $6.98"]
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. ["Boys 12 or older make $1 to $5 in your spare time"]
    Grit
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Sensational scoops to startle, stun, and soothe you!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["I’ll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  13. 12. ["Can we level with you?"]
    Avengers Assemble!
  14. 13. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Captain America; The Fantastic Four
  15. 14. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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