Avengers #27 [Direct Edition]
(April 2000)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
2.99 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2000-02-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606044580 02711
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Keywords:
100 page monster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
It's time for an all-new lineup, Avengers...
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Moondragon; Quicksilver; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Hellcat; Wonder Man; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Firestar; Vision; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]]; Duane Freeman
Reprints:
Keywords:
Captain America's shield; Iron Man Armor Model 16

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

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

New Order (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Thor Odinson; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Firestar; Justice [Vance Astrovik]; Scarlet Witch; Wonder Man; Goliath [Hank Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Captain Marvel [Genis-Vell]; Warbird [Carol Danvers]; Silverclaw; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Living Lightning; Firebird; Triathlon; She-Hulk [Jen Walters]]; Edwin Jarvis; Triune Understanding; Jonathan Tremont; Duane Freeman; Taskmaster (cameo); Split-Second Squad (cameo); Megan McLaren; Maria Rambeau
Reprints:
Keywords:
Captain America's shield; Iron Man Armor Model 16; Mjolnir

Indexer Notes

Taskmaster appearance information from David Wiltfong, 12/24/2005.

Got Milk? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / 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 March 1st, 2000.

Bullpen Bits #42 (Table of Contents: 5)

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:
Rogue; Gambit; Wolverine

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

X-Men / 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; Gregg Schigiel
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Thomas W. White, Doug King, Gerry Valenzuela, Ben Herman, Cody Coulombe.

Avengers Assemble! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Avengers / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart (pages 1-6); Stan Lee (pages 7-18)
Pencils:
George Pérez (pages 1-6); Jack Kirby (layouts); Dick Ayers (pencils); Carl Hubbell (see notes) (pages 7-18)
Inks:
John Tartaglione [as John Tartag] (pages 1-5); Duffy Vohland (page 6); Dick Ayers; Carl Hubbell (see notes) (pages 7-18)
Colors:
Irene Vartanoff
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1, uncredited); Denise Wohl (pages 2-5); Irving Watanabe (page 6); Artie Simek (pages 7-18)
Editing:
Archie Goodwin; Stan Lee (original editor, pages 7-18)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym; also as Ant-Man and Giant-Man (flashback)]; Thor Odinson; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Vision; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Moondragon; Hellcat]; Edwin Jarvis; Hulk [Bruce Banner] (flashboack); Loki (flashback); Masters of Evil [Wonder Man (flashback); Executioner [Skurge] (flashback); Enchantress [Amora] (flashback); Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo] (flashback)]; Rick Jones (flashback); Quicksilver (flashback); Hawkeye (flashback); Namor the Submariner (flashback); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Magneto [Erik Lensherr] (flashback); Toad (flashback); Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde] (flashback); Toad [Mortimer Toynbee] (flashback)]; X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III] (flashback); Iceman [Bobby Drake]]; Happy Hogan (flashback); Kang (cameo); Mole Man (cameo); Immortus (cameo)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Captain America's shield; Iron Man Armor MK II; Iron Man Armor Model 1; Iron Man Armor Model MK V; Mjolnir

Indexer Notes

Pages 7 to 18 are a reprint and constitute a flashback.

This is the last issue of The Avengers with Steve Englehart as the writer.

The Iron Man Armor MK V makes its' first appearance in this issue.

Nick Caputo suspects that Carl Hubbell provided alterations on several figures throughout the story, particularly on pages 5, 10, 17 and 20, per his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-unknown-art-of-carl-hubbell....

At Last: The Decision! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Avengers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway (pages 1-2, 4, 7, 10); Steve Englehart (pages 3, 5-6, 8-9, 11); Jim Shooter (pages 12-17)
Pencils:
George Pérez
Inks:
John Tartaglione [as John Tartag]
Colors:
Don Warfield
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1 except title); Irving Watanabe (page 1 title, pages 2-31)
Editing:
Gerry Conway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Sam Reuther; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Wonder Man; Thor Odinson; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym; also as Giant-Man and Goliath (flashback)]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Moondragon; Hellcat; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; The Champions [Hercules; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]]; Quicksilver (cameo); Hawkeye [Clint Barton; also as Goliath] (cameo); Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Doctor Doom (cameo); Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne] (cameo); Two-Gun Kid (cameo); Beetle (flashback); General Pollock; Living Laser [Arthur Parks]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Namor the Submariner (cameo); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (cameo); Black Knight [Dane Whitman] (cameo); Aragorn (cameo); Black Panther [T'Challa] (cameo); Mantis (cameo); Edwin Jarvis; Wonder Man
Reprints:
Keywords:
Avengers Mansion; Iron Man Armor Model MK V; Los Angeles; Mjolnir

Indexer Notes

Scripting credits detailed in the letters page of Avengers #154.

This story contains the first actual appearance of Simon Williams [Wonder Man] since his death in Avengers #9.

The Day the Strangers Came (Table of Contents: 10)

The Avengers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Richard Howell
Inks:
Richard Howell
Colors:
Richard Howell
Letters:
Jack Morelli
Editing:
Howard Mackie (editor); Len Kaminski (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Sersi; Quicksilver; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]]; Hubie Green; Lucas Green (member of The Sons of the Serpent)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Captain America's shield

Five Dooms to Save Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (adaptation & script); Harlan Ellison (story & plot)
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza [as Jon Costa]
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Thor Odinson [Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Captain America [Steve Rogers]]; Watcher [Uatu]; Leonard Tippit
Reprints:
Keywords:
Captain America's shield; Iron Mar Armor Model MK IV; Mjolnir
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's time for an all-new lineup, Avengers..."]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Ads
  3. 2. New Order
    The Avengers
  4. 3. Got Milk?
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  6. 5. Bullpen Bits #42
    Bullpen Bits
  7. 6. Subscribe Today!
    X-Men
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
  9. 8. Avengers Assemble!
    The Avengers
  10. 9. At Last: The Decision!
    The Avengers
  11. 10. The Day the Strangers Came
    The Avengers
  12. 11. Five Dooms to Save Tomorrow!
    The Avengers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ralf Haring
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