The Avengers #81 [Regular Edition]
(October 1970)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1970-08-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
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

On-sale date from 1970 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress with a correction factor of plus 28 days.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

When a Legend Dies! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision]
Reprints
Keywords
machine guns

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

Monogram Models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Dies a Legend! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dusk and dawn have both the same grey cast on smog-bound Manhattan...
Feature Logo
The Mighty Avengers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Red Wolf [William Talltrees]; Lobo; Jason Birch; Cornelius Van Lunt
Reprints

Danger on the Field (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lee Jeans / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Marvelmania / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Precise Publications Book and Dummy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Hobby Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Colors
? (panel backgrounds and lettering only)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Patricia Kennedy, Kenneth Haines, Steven Carlberg, Terry Close, and William Sweeney. Includes “Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools [Famous Artists Schools Studio] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When a Legend Dies!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["It's another chiller from Monogram"]
    Monogram Models
  3. 2. When Dies a Legend!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. Danger on the Field
    Lee Jeans
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. ["Be a Marvel expert"]
    Marvelmania
  7. 6. ["I put 2 full inches on my arms - 3 inches on my chest and trimmed 4 inches off my waist in just 7 weeks..."]
    Joe Weider
  8. 7. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit Newspaper
  9. 8. ["Now revealed — the “2 Hour” method to super speed karate"]
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  10. 9. ["Collect coins.. the hobby road to riches"]
    Hobby Coin Co.
  11. 10. Shop by Mail
  12. 11. Shop by Mail; Stamps
  13. 12. ["An item a day keeps us groovin' away!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  14. 13. ["Monster S-I-Z-E monsters"]
    Honor House Products
  15. 14. Shop by Mail
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  17. 16. ["This is the picture worth a thousand words!!"]
    Fantastic Four
  18. 17. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  19. 18. ["Join J.S.C.A. - the club that gives you more of what you're lookin' for!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America Cards
  20. 19. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools [Famous Artists Schools Studio]
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