The Avengers #87 [Regular Edition]
(April 1971)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, 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 (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

A full size reprint of this comic was packaged with the Marvel Legends Black Panther action figure in 2005.
This issue has variants:

Look Homeward, Avenger! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]
Reprints

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

Olympic Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look Homeward, Avenger! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Inks
Sal Buscema (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Stevens (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are home-- back from the parallel Earth of the Squadron Supreme...
Feature Logo
The Mighty Avengers!
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa] (origin); Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Edwin Jarvis; T'Chaka (flashback, death); N'Baza (flashback, death); B'Tumba (flashback, death); Ulysses Klaw (flashback); A.I.M. (flashback)
Synopsis
T'Challa tells the Avengers his origin story.
Reprints

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Marvelmania Official Club Stationery Kit (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Estes Industries Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (illustration)
Inks
Tom Palmer (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Avengers [Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne-Pym]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roger Schoolcraft, John Payne, Shirley Gorman, and Paty. Includes “Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.”

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

Black Widow; Inhumans; Amazing Adventures / 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) /

Margrace Corporation Free Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Look Homeward, Avenger!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash...from Olympic"]
    Olympic Sales
  3. 2. Look Homeward, Avenger!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. Marvelmania Official Club Stationery Kit
  7. 6. ["The end of the skinny body"]
    Joe Weider
  8. 7. ["These 3 big drafting kits* given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail]
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Step into the real world of space with Vern Estes."]
    Estes Industries Inc.
  12. 11. ["America’s most amusing pet squirrel monkey"]
  13. 12. [Shop by Mail]
  14. 13. ["Indisputably incredible items to incite your interest, intensify your involvement, and increase your information"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  15. 14. ["Muscles of steel"]
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  17. 16. ["All this and the Black Widow too!!"]
    Black Widow; Inhumans; Amazing Adventures
  18. 17. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  19. 18. ["More and more men report Telepander Training helps develop power-packed muscles in only 35 days!"]
    Margrace Corporation Free Booklet
  20. 19. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
    American Seed
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