The Avengers #72 [Regular Edition]
(January 1970)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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.

This issue is seen briefly in a 1974 episode of M*A*S*H under the hand of a sleeping Radar O'Reilly. #60 is also seen in the same position in this episode. (Note from Kirk Groeneveld via the GCD Error Tracker.)


Did You Hear The One About Scorpio? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Goliath [Clint Barton]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Vision]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Scorpio
Reprints

Did You Hear the One About Scorpio? (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
Sam Grainger ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Goliath [Clint Barton]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Vision]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Scorpio; Nick Fury
Synopsis
Vs. Scorpio and the rest of the Zodiac criminal group. With Nick Fury.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Picks up threads from Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD (Marvel, 1968 series), which had recently been canceled. Per Roy Thomas in the letters page of X-Men # 61, Sam Grainger colored many of his Avengers inked stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Avengers Assemble / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes a letter from future Marvel artist Keith Pollard.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Did You Hear The One About Scorpio?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Did You Hear the One About Scorpio?
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
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