Avengers #2 [Regular Direct Edition]
(March 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
1.99 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages
38
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1998-01-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044580 00211
Editing
Gregg Schigiel (assistant editor); Tom Brevoort (editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (1-52); Glossy interior (53-503)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Tom Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [as Queen's Vengeance] [Thor Odinson [as Donar]; Captain America [Steve Rogers; as Yeoman America]; Iron Man [Tony Stark; as Iron Knight]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne; as Pixie]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym; as Gigantus]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton; as Longbow]; Quicksilver [as Gypsy Davy]; Beast [as Kreature]; Binary [Carol Danvers; as Lady Marvel]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Black Panther [T'Challa; as Nubian Prince]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov; as Tsarina]; Crystal [as Elementelle]; Darkhawk [as Falconer]; Falcon [Sam Wilson; as Blackbird]; Firebird [as Firemaiden]; Hercules [as Heracles]; Living Lightning [as Sir Fulminator]; Machine Man [as Sir Machinery]; Moondragon [as Priestess]; Photon [Monica Rambeau; as Daystar]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn; as Star Knight]; Rage [as Blacksmith]; Sandman [William Baker; as Quarryman]; Sersi [as Circe the Sorceress]; She-Hulk [as Jade Giantess]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter; as Arachne]; Starfox [as Knave of Hearts]; Swordsman [Philip Javert; as Chevalier]; Stingray [as Sir Devilfish]; Namor the Sub-Mariner [as Sealord]; Tigra [as Grimalkin]; Vision [as Ghost of Stone]; D-Man [as The Serf]; Magdalene [as Lady Magdalena]; Firestar [as Lady Comet]; Justice [Vance Astrovik; as Squire Justice]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom Brevoort
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez; Al Vey
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
John Marasigan of Comicraft [as Comicraft's John Marasigan] (credited) (design); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest heroes found themselves united against a common threat!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor Odinson; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Scarlet Witch; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Photon [Monica Rambeau]; Justice [Vance Astrovik]]; Morgane LeFay; Mordred

Indexer Notes

Inside gatefold cover.

Previously in Avengers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Tom Brevoort
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Al Vey
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
John Marasigan of Comicraft [as Comicraft's John Marasigan] (credited) (design); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After returning from the pocket universe, the Avengers were attacked by a bevy of Asgardian and other mythological menaces.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Crystal; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor Odinson; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Rage; Justice [Vance Astrovik]; Firestar; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Swordsman [Philip Javert]; Magdalene; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Starfox; Sersi; Machine Man; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; D-Man; Binary [Carol Danvers]; Stingray; Tigra; Sandman [William Baker]; Beast; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Firebird; Living Lightning]; Namor the Submariner; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Moondragon; Vision; Photon [Monica Rambeau]; Darkhawk; U.S. Agent; She-Hulk; Hercules; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Rick Jones]; Morgan LeFay

Indexer Notes

recap with illustrations from previous issue; inside gatefold cover.

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Once an Avenger... Part 2: The Call (Table of Contents: 4)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
George Pérez (credited)
Inks
Al Vey (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith (credited); Digital Chameleon
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited as RS); Comicraft

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to Tintagel Head, off the coast of Cornwall.
Feature Logo
Earth's Mightiest Heroes The Avengers [1998 volume]
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [as Queen's Vengeance] [Thor Odinson [also as Donar]; Captain America [Steve Rogers; also as Yeoman America]; Iron Man [Tony Stark; as Iron Knight]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne; also as Pixie]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym; as Gigantus]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton; also as Longbow]; Quicksilver [as Gypsy Davy]; Beast [as Kreature]; Binary [Carol Danvers; as Lady Marvel]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Black Panther [T'Challa; as Nubian Prince]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov; as Tsarina]; Crystal [as Elementelle]; Darkhawk [as Falconer]; Falcon [Sam Wilson; as Blackbird]; Firebird [as Firemaiden]; Hercules [as Heracles]; Living Lightning [as Sir Fulminator]; Machine Man [as Sir Machinery]; Moondragon [as Priestess]; Photon [Monica Rambeau; also as Daystar]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn; also as Star Knight]; Rage [as Blacksmith]; Sandman [William Baker; as Quarryman]; Sersi [as Circe the Sorceress]; She-Hulk [as Jade Giantess]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter; as Arachne]; Starfox [as Knave of Hearts]; Swordsman [Philip Javert; as Chevalier]; Stingray [as Sir Devilfish]; Namor the Sub-Mariner [as Sealord]; Tigra [as Grimalkin]; Vision [as Ghost of Stone]; D-Man [as The Serf]; Magdalene [as Lady Magdalena]; U.S. Agent [as Liegeman]; Firestar [as Lady Comet]; Justice [Vance Astrovik; also as Squire Justice]; Scarlet Witch; Wonder Man (rebirth)]; Mordred; Morgan le Fey; Edwin Jarvis (cameo)
Reprints
Keywords
alternate reality; Captain America's shield; Earth-398; Mjolnir; quantum bands

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); ?
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited) (design); Comicraft (credited as COMICRAFT) (design); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Item! A mighty Marvel welcome is in order for the latest addition to our ever-expanding editorial staff!

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox. Marvel checklist for comics released February 4, 1998.

Subscribe Today! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Avengers [superhero]; Captain America; The Fantastic Four; Iron Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Brevoort (credited as Tom); Gregg Schigiel (credited as Gregg)
Letters
Comicraft (design); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy New Year and welcome to the second issue of The Avengers.
Feature Logo
Avengers Assemble! [1998 series]

Indexer Notes

Text about the new series of Avengers. Next Issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest heroes found themselves united against a common threat!"]
  3. 2. Previously in Avengers
  4. 3. [Ads]
  5. 4. Once an Avenger... Part 2: The Call
  6. 5. ["Item! A mighty Marvel welcome is in order for the latest addition to our ever-expanding editorial staff!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  7. 6. Subscribe Today!
  8. 7. ["Happy New Year and welcome to the second issue of The Avengers."]
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