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)

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

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers West Coast: Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Dr. Henry Pym; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Darker Than Scarlet (Table of Contents: 1)

West Coast Avengers / 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
Avengers West Coast: Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Dr. Henry Pym; Tigra [Greer Nelson] (flashback); U.S.Agent [Johnny Walker]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
Agatha Harkness; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Immortus [Nathaniel Richards]; Lockjaw; Magneto [Erik Lehnsherr]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Ann Raymond; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Wanda has gone mad and holds the Avengers captive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dark Scarlet Witch storyline

Reunion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no getting round it, Sersi.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Invaders: Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (cameo flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo flashback); Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (cameo flashback); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (cameo flashback); Toro [Thomas Raymond] (cameo flashback)
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Sersi [Circe]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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 from: 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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Witch is Back! Darker than Scarlet...
    West Coast Avengers / Avengers West Coast
  2. 1. Darker Than Scarlet
    West Coast Avengers / Avengers West Coast
  3. 2. Reunion
    West Coast Avengers / Avengers West Coast
  4. 3. And Now... Here's That Important Announcement...
  5. 4. West Coast-Lines
    West Coast-Lines
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Juan Gonzalez
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson