The Avengers #281 [Direct]
(July 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
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Gregory Wright (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


She-Hulk Wild in the Streets! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk]
Reprints

By Gods Betrayed! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors
John Wellington
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as L. P. Gregory]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Greek gods [Ares; Artemis; Dionysus; Hephaestus; Hermes; Zeus] (villains); Hercules (cameo); Nurse Richards
Synopsis
The Avengers learn that it was Hermes who kidnapped Hercules. They battle the Greek gods who blame the Avengers for Hercules' wounds.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment on The Avengers #275. Letters from Jeff Howells, Powell Sykes, Kevin Hall, Audaray Guess

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. She-Hulk Wild in the Streets!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. By Gods Betrayed!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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