The Avengers Annual #18 [Direct]
([October] 1989)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1989-08 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Annual
Editing
Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

© 1989 Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.
This issue has variants:

Attlantis Attacks [Chapter Eight] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Invisible Woman [Susan Storm]; Thor [Thor Odinson]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Tigra [Greer Nelson]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Vision; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff; Natalia Romanova]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Doctor Pym [Henry Pym]; Mockingbird [Bobbi Morse]; Hulk [Joe Fixit]]
Reprints
Keywords
Serpent Crown

Atlatis Attacks (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain America

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with credits and a summary of the story so far.

Avengers Assembled (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Higgins
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Mike Gustovich
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Rick Parker
Editing
Howard Mackie

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Sersi; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Thor [Thor Odinson]]; Avengers West [Wonder Man; Scarlet Witch; Tigra; Doctor Pym [Henry Pym]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (reserve); Black Panther [T'Challa] (reserve); Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff; Natalia Romanova] (reserve); Hulk [Joe Fixit] (reserve); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (reserve); Mockingbird [Bobbi Morse] (reserve); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic (Avengers reserve); Invisible Woman (Avengers reserve); Thing [Ben Grimm] (Avengers reserve)]; Moondragon (reserve); Rick Jones (reserve)]; Ghaur (villain); Llyra (villain); Attuma (villain); Tyrak (villain); U-Man (villain); Lord Arno (villain); Krang (villain); Madame Hydra (villain); Orka (villain); Atlanteans (villain)
Synopsis
Captain America calls in the Avengers West team and the reserve Avengers to battle the Atlantean forces who have taken over four U.S. military bases.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis Attacks; Serpent Crown

Indexer Notes

Atlantis Attacks continued from Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #5.
Atlantis Attacks continues in New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1985 series) #5.

The Initiation of Quasar (Table of Contents: 3)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Nelson Yomtov
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Wonder Man; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Tigra; Thor [Thor Odinson]; Doctor Pym [Henry Pym]; Firelord; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Eon (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Quasar becomes an Avenger.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story takes place between The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #303 and #304

Cap's Avengerability Analysis (Table of Contents: 4)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils
Paul Ryan (pages 1, 7, 8); Kevin Maguire (page 2); Kieron Dwyer (pages 3, 6); Lee Weeks (page 4); M. D. Bright (page 5)
Inks
Paul Ryan (pages 1, 7, 8); Chris Ivy (page 2); Kieron Dwyer (pages 3, 6); Lee Weeks (page 4); Don Hudson (page 5)
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hank Pym (All Versions); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Wonder Man; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Mockingbird; Swordsman; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Quicksilver; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Tigra [Greer Nelson; also as The Cat]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Moondragon]; Ultron; Odin; Magneto; Blob; Toad; Klaw; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Grim Reaper [Eric Williams]; Baron Zemo; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Red Skull
Synopsis
Cap compiles files on his fellow Avengers.
Reprints

The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 8: Manifest Destiny (Table of Contents: 5)

The Saga of the Serpent Crown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Keith Williams
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Jade Moede
Editing
Michael Higgins (managing editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Watcher; Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Destiny [Paul Destine] (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Serpent Crown
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Attlantis Attacks [Chapter Eight]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. Atlatis Attacks
  3. 2. Avengers Assembled
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. The Initiation of Quasar
    The Avengers [superhero]
  5. 4. Cap's Avengerability Analysis
    The Avengers [superhero]
  6. 5. The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 8: Manifest Destiny
    The Saga of the Serpent Crown
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