The Avengers #272 [Direct]
(October 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
On-sale Date
1986-06-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #97.
This issue has variants:

Sub-Mariner Vs. Attuma (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
Alpha Flight [Box [Madison Jeffries]; Snowbird]; Attuma; the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; the Wasp]
Reprints

Assault on Atlantis (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner (quits); Wasp]; Alpha Flight [Aurora; Box [Roger Bochs]; Marrina; Northstar; Puck; Shaman; Snowbird; Vindicator]; Attuma (villain); Atlanteans (villains)
Synopsis
The Avengers and Alpha Flight assault Atlantis to rescue Marrina from Attuma. Marrina is saved but she flees due to her more monstrous appearance. Namor takes a leave of absence from the Avengers to help Marrina.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #39.

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

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial; letters on The Avengers #266. Letters from Jeremy Ulrey, Joel Lefancois, John Steven, Ken Lucas, Keith Koloske

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sub-Mariner Vs. Attuma
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. Assault on Atlantis
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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