The Avengers #284 [Direct]
(October 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.


Assault on Olympus! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema [as B.] (signed)
Inks
Tom Palmer [as P.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ares; Artemis; the Avengers [She-Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Hephaestus
Reprints

Battleground: Olympus (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 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]]; Hercules; Wasp; Greek gods [Ares (villain); Apollo; Aphrodite; Artemis (villain); Athena; Dionysus (villain); Hephaestus; Hera; Hermes; Venus; Zeus (villain)]; Prometheus
Synopsis
The Avengers, except Captain America whose legs were badly injured by Zeus, battle Zeus and the Greek gods aligned with him. The team is able to take out the gods but are unable to defeat an enraged Zeus. Prometheus manages to revive Hercules, but angered the demigod is unable to perceive friend from foe.
Reprints

[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; letter on The Avengers #278. Letter from Jim Hardy

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Assault on Olympus!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Battleground: Olympus
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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