The Avengers #283 [Direct]
(September 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / 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 America [Steve Rogers]; She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]
Reprints

Whom the Gods Would Destroy! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]] Wasp; Hercules; Greek gods [Apollo; Aphrodite; Ares (villain); Artemis (villain); Athena; Dionysus (cameo, villain); Eros (introduction, cameo); Hephaestus; Pluto (villain); Zeus (villain)]; Prometheus
Synopsis
The Avengers escape Pluto's forces and are able to convince some of the Greek gods that they have been wrongfully blamed for Hercules' injuries. But, Ares is able to convince Zeus, along with other gods, that the Avengers are still guilty. Artemis kidnaps the Wasp and brings her to Olympus to join the rest of the Avengers.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Jim Shooter
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial; Must Read note by Gruenwald; Jim Shooter note; letters on The Avengers #277. Letters from Ed Egan, Reginald L. Williams, Shane Mettler, Todd White, Keith Blake

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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