The Avengers #227 [Direct]
(January 1983)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brett Breeding (signed)
Inks
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Michael Higgins ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See: the new Captain Marvel test her power!
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hawkeye; Henry Pym; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; She-Hulk; the Wasp]; Dr. Paul Edmonds; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1982.

Testing... 1... 2... 3! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [the Beast (flashback); the Black Panther (flashback); the Black Widow [Natasha Romanov](flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (joins as member-in-training); the Falcon (flashback); Hawkeye; Henry Pym [as the Ant-Man; Giant-Man; Goliath; Yellowjacket in flashbacks] (origin); Hercules (flashback); the Hulk (flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jocasta (flashback); Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers](flashback); Moondragon (flashback); Quicksilver (flashback); the Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk; Thor; Tigra (flashback); the Vision (flashback); the Wasp; Wonder Man (flashback)]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell] (flashback); Dr. Paul Edmonds; Dr. Vernon Van Dyne (Janet's father); Edwin Jarvis; Egghead; the Elfqueen (flashback); the Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Martinex; Nikki; Starhawk; Yondu]; Henry Peter Gyrich; the Invisible Girl; Maria Trovaya (flashback); Mr. Fantastic; the Plant-Man; Salvation I (flashback); S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents; Ultron (flashback); the Wizard
Synopsis
The Wasp invites the new Captain Marvel to join as an Avenger-in-training.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Henry Pym origin retold. Story continues in part in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #16.

Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Parker Brothers / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on The Avengers #222. Letters from Jim Therry, Garvis Reed II, Bud Basinet, Diana Haehs, Dany Holifield, and Ned Bulken; includes Special Announcements Section.

[The Avalanche] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See: the new Captain Marvel test her power!"]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Testing... 1... 2... 3!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge
    Spider-Man; Parker Brothers
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  6. 5. [The Avalanche]
    A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure
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