Avengers West Coast #56 [Direct]
(March 1990)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Howard Mackie (editor); Len Kaminski (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

© 1990 Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.


The Witch is Back! Darker than Scarlet... (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Avengers West Coast [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wonder Man; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Doctor Pym [Henry Pym]]
Reprints

Darker Than Scarlet (Table of Contents: 1)

Avengers West Coast / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Paul Ryan
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Avengers West Coast [USAgent; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Doctor Pym [Henry Pym]; Tigra (flashback)]; Agatha Harkness; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Ann Raymond; Immortus; Lockjaw; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Magneto
Synopsis
Wanda has gone mad and holds the Avengers captive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dark Scarlet Witch storyline

Reunion (Table of Contents: 2)

Avengers West Coast / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Paul Ryan
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sersi; Invaders [Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Bucky; Toro] (all in flashback); Iron Man
Synopsis
Captain America and the Human Torch meet for the first time since the Torch's revival.
Reprints

And Now... Here's That Important Announcement... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
John Byrne
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Humorous page featuring John Byrne as he explains a continuity gaffe.

West Coast-Lines (Table of Contents: 4)

West Coast-Lines / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Craig William Williams, Raoul Dennis, Yosef Vdolyak and Harry (The Rat) Ronalds. Promo's for Avengers Spotlight #30 and Avengers #315, including miniature cover previews.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Witch is Back! Darker than Scarlet...
    Avengers West Coast
  2. 1. Darker Than Scarlet
    Avengers West Coast
  3. 2. Reunion
    Avengers West Coast
  4. 3. And Now... Here's That Important Announcement...
  5. 4. West Coast-Lines
    West Coast-Lines
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