Avengers #23 [Direct Edition]
(December 1999)

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Volume
3
Price
1.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
46
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1999-10-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044580 02311
Editing
Gregg Schigiel (assistant editor); Tom Brevoort (editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Has a two-page gatefold cover that consists of advertisements.
This issue has variants:

Wonder Man and the Vision Head to Head! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Scarlet Witch; Vision; Wonder Man]
Reprints

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Showdown (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Al Vey
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne [as AD]

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Thor Odinson; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Firestar; Justice [Vance Astrovik]; Scarlet Witch; Wonder Man; Vision; Giant-Man [Hank Pym; also as Yellowjacket (cameo)]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]]; Edwin Jarvis; Phineas Horton (cameo); Ultron (cameo); Quicksilver (cameo); Agatha Harkness (cameo); Sanford Williams (cameo); Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo] (cameo); Enchantress [Amora] (cameo); Executioner [Skurge] (cameo); Grim Reaper (cameo); Jocasta (cameo); Hawkeye (cameo); Miss Marvel [Carol Danvers] (cameo); Beast [Hank McCoy]; Johnny Carson (cameo); Exemplars [Carnivore [Andreas Zorba]; Decay [Yoshiro Hachiman]; Conquest; Stonecutter]
Reprints
Keywords
Avengers Mansion; Captain America's shield; Iron Man Armor Model 16; Iron Man Armor Model 4; Mjolnir

Marvel Hot Picks Oct 1999 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Eric Eng Wong [as EW]; typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox. Marvel checklist for comics released November 10th, 1999.

Daily Bugle Book Watch 1999 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Doctor Doom; Young Allies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A World Untamed (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Doctor Doom / preview (from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Young Allies (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Young Allies / preview (from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Doom's Day Is Here! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Doctor Doom; Young Allies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bullpen Bits #26 (Table of Contents: 9)

Bullpen Bits / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Chris Giarrusso
Pencils
Chris Giarrusso
Inks
Chris Giarrusso
Colors
Chris Giarrusso
Letters
Chris Giarrusso

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Principal [Stan Lee]; Nova

Subscribe Today! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bishop / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Tom Brevoort; Gregg Schigiel
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Alex Feliciano, Jim Gloor, Michael Casares, Reed Little, and Bob Bonner.

Got Milk? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Hulk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wonder Man and the Vision Head to Head!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. [Ads]
  3. 2. Showdown
    The Avengers
  4. 3. Marvel Hot Picks Oct 1999
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  6. 5. Daily Bugle Book Watch 1999
    Doctor Doom; Young Allies
  7. 6. A World Untamed
    Doctor Doom
  8. 7. Young Allies
    Young Allies
  9. 8. Doom's Day Is Here!
    Doctor Doom; Young Allies
  10. 9. Bullpen Bits #26
    Bullpen Bits
  11. 10. Subscribe Today!
    Bishop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  13. 12. Got Milk?
    Hulk
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