([October] 1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale date
1988-10 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Mark Gruenwald; Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Evolutionary War [Part Nine] (Table of Contents)

The West Coast Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Mike Machlan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Black Panther; Giant-Man [William Foster]; the High Evolutionary; the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mantis; Mockingbird; Moon Knight; the Scarlet Witch; Tigra; the Vision; Wonder Man]
Keywords
Evolutionary War

Heads You Lose -- ! (Table of Contents: 1)

The West Coast Avengers / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Al Milgrom (layouts); Gerry Talaoc (finishes)
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mantis; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Wonder Man]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Dr. William Foster [as Black Goliath (flashback)]; Fantastic Four [Crystal; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Thing] (flashback); Gatherers (villains); Henry Pym (flashback); High Evolutionary (villain); Sensors [Intuition; Sight; Smell; Sound; Taste; Touch] (villains, intro); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (flashback); Throb (robot); Atom Smasher (villain, flashback)
Synopsis
The High Evolutionary sends his Gatherers to Wakanda to steal vibranium for his genetic bomb. Bill Foster, working at the High Evolutionary's base, manages to hide a note on the uniform of one of the Gatherers. In Wakanda, T'Challa defeats the Gatherers and finds the note. He contacts the West Coast Avengers. Just after they arrive, the Sensors arrive to steal the vibranium. During the battle Stack, leader of the Gatherers, is able to secretly steal a sample of vibranium. The Avengers leave Wakanda to investigate what is going on in the Savage Land.
Reprints
Keywords
Evolutionary War

Indexer Notes

Evolutionary War crossover.

Tails You Win! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Al Milgrom (layouts); Chris Ivy (finishes)
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
West Coast Avengers [Mockingbird; Moon Knight; Tigra]; Dr. William Foster (becomes Giant-Man); Adam Plunder (Ka-Zar's son); High Evolutionary (villain); Ka-Zar; Nereel (flashback); Shanna; West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mantis; the Scarlet Witch; the Vision; Wonder Man]; X-Men [Colossus; Dazzler; Havok; Longshot; Psylocke; Rogue; Storm; Wolverine] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Mockingbird, Moon Knight and Tigra arrive in the Savage Land. They learn about the restoration of the Savage Land by the High Evolutionary from Ka-Zar. They investigate and learn the High Evolutionary wants to detonate a bomb that will mutate all humans. During the battle Bill Foster takes a new serum which restores his growth powers and cures his cancer. Stack, leader of the High Evolutionary's Gatherers, returns with a sample of vibranium. With the final component in hand, the High Evolutionary flees to finish building his bomb elsewhere.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Evolutionary War crossover.
The Evolutionary War continued from Web of Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1985 series) #4.
The Evolutionary War continues in The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1979 series) #8.

Hawkeye (Table of Contents: 3)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (in photograph); Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark] (in photograph); Mockingbird (in photograph); Moon Knight (in photograph); the Swordsman (in photograph); Tigra (in photograph)
Reprints

Wonder Man (Table of Contents: 4)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Man (as Arkon in poster)
Reprints

Vision and the Scarlet Witch (Table of Contents: 5)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Scarlet Witch; the Scarlet Witch's children [Thomas; William]; the Vision; Wonder Man (in photograph)
Reprints

Tigra (Table of Contents: 6)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Tigra
Reprints

Mockingbird (Table of Contents: 7)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mantis; Mockingbird; the Scarlet Witch; the Vision; Wonder Man]
Reprints

Mantis! (Table of Contents: 8)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mantis

Doctor Pym (Table of Contents: 9)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Pym [also as Ant-Man; Giant-Man; Goliath; Yellowjacket (in photographs)]
Reprints

Moon Knight (Table of Contents: 10)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Khonshu; Moon Knight
Reprints

Master Pandemonium (Table of Contents: 11)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Master Pandemonium; the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Mantis; the Scarlet Witch; the Vision; Wonder Man]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

The West Coast Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daimon Hellstorm; Hellcat; the West Coast Avengers [Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mockingbird; Wonder Man]

Indexer Notes

Unpublished cover of West Coast Avengers #14 (November 1986).

The Final Frontier (Chapter 9) (Table of Contents: 13)

The High Evolutionary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Ken Lopez
Editing
Ralph Macchio

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bova; the High Evolutionary; the Hulk; Jane Foster; Jessica Drew; Porga; Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is told in full in Thor #134 and 135 (1966) and Tales to Astonish #94-96 (1967).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Evolutionary War [Part Nine]
    The West Coast Avengers
  2. 1. Heads You Lose -- !
    The West Coast Avengers
  3. 2. Tails You Win!
    The West Coast Avengers
  4. 3. Hawkeye
    The West Coast Avengers
  5. 4. Wonder Man
    The West Coast Avengers
  6. 5. Vision and the Scarlet Witch
    The West Coast Avengers
  7. 6. Tigra
    The West Coast Avengers
  8. 7. Mockingbird
    The West Coast Avengers
  9. 8. Mantis!
    The West Coast Avengers
  10. 9. Doctor Pym
    The West Coast Avengers
  11. 10. Moon Knight
    The West Coast Avengers
  12. 11. Master Pandemonium
    The West Coast Avengers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The West Coast Avengers
  14. 13. The Final Frontier (Chapter 9)
    The High Evolutionary
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