The Avengers #266 [Direct]
(April 1986)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Special Epilogue to Secret Wars II (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; the Wasp]; the Molecule Man; the Silver Surfer
Reprints

"... And The War's Desolation!" (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern; Jim Shooter (additional dialogue)
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]]; Beyonder (flashback, villain); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; She-Hulk; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl]; Molecule Man; Silver Surfer; Volcana; Thing (cameo flashback); Hulk (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The battle with the Beyonder has destroyed a section of the Rockies leaving a huge rip in the Earth's crust which will lead to the planet's destruction in mere hour. The Avengers and the Fantastic Four convince the Molecule Man, with the help of the Silver Surfer, to restore the Rockies and save the Earth.
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Keywords
Secret Wars II

Indexer Notes

Continued from Secret Wars II (Marvel, 1985 series) #9.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Wayne Holland, Jeff Mitchell, George O'Malley, Michael Chernecky, Paul Richardsen, Evan Lanctot

Tell It To Mark Gruenwald Page! (Table of Contents: 3)

Tell It To Mark Gruenwald Page! / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A second letters page specifically about Gruenwald edited comics. Letters from Pat Szabo, Barry Chin, Jerome Walker, Scott Shumaker

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Thomas Costello (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: October 1, 1985. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 408,705. Single issue nearest to filing date: 404,687.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Epilogue to Secret Wars II
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. "... And The War's Desolation!"
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  4. 3. Tell It To Mark Gruenwald Page!
    Tell It To Mark Gruenwald Page!
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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