The Avengers #278 [Direct]
(April 1987)

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
1986-12-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Gregory Wright (credited) (assistant edtior); Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #108.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; the Wasp]; Tyrak

Pressure (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules (removed from team); She-Hulk (joins); Thor [Sigurd Jarlson] (joins); Wasp (quits)]; Doctor Druid; Namor the Sub-Mariner (in a dream); Edwin Jarvis; Tyrak (villain)
Synopsis
The battle with the Masters of Evil has left Avengers Mansion all but destroyed leaving the team to lease a floor in 4 Freedoms Plaza while repairs on the mansion are made. The Avengers and Doctor Druid battle Tyrak who has assaulted Hydrobase. She-Hulk and Thor rejoin as active members with Hercules out on the disabled list and Doctor Druid is nominated for membership. The Wasp steps down as chairwoman and puts herself on reserve status. Captain America is named as acting chairman.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Avengers Assemble!

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial; letters on The Avengers #272; Next Issue blurb. Letters from David B. Kiska, Joe Henschoft, R. L. Rusty Priske, Edward P. Carey

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. Pressure
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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