The Avengers #65 [Regular Edition]
(June 1969)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, except September, semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #200)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Swordsman Strikes! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne-Pym]; Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita alterations and repositioning of Black Panther and Vision, as seen from the original art, info per Nick Caputo:

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=41566&GSub=5615

Steve Whitaker and Bob Klein credited Sam Grainger with inks.

Mightier Than the Sword? (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
Sam Grainger ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beware, world! Here comes... the Swordsman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne-Pym]; Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]]; Edwin Jarvis; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]; Barney Barton (flashback)
Synopsis
The Avengers vs. Egghead and the Swordsman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Roy Thomas in the letters page of X-Men # 61, Sam Grainger colored many of his Avengers inked stories.

A Sagacious Smattering of Space-Wasting Small-Talk! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Black Panther [T'challa]; Vision; Ymir
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Shirley A. Gorman, Paul Marshall, Todd Buchta, Bill Bowers, M. Jablonski, and Bobby Barton; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Swordsman Strikes!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Mightier Than the Sword?
    The Avengers
  3. 2. A Sagacious Smattering of Space-Wasting Small-Talk!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jenny R McGinnis
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ralf Haring
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann