(November 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
16.95 USD; 24.95 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
1998-12-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel's Finest; Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0702-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
759606107025 00111
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Tom Brevoort (credited) (reprint editor); Mark Gruenwald (credited) (original series editor); Gregg Schigiel (credited) (reprint assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema (credited); Joe Jusko (credited) (painting)
Inks
Joe Jusko (credited) (painting)
Colors
Joe Jusko (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero

Behold, the Masters (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Letters
typeset

Wild In the Streets! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wasp]; Byrrah; Derek Freeman; Edwin Jarvis; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen] (villain); Mr. Costello; Absorbing Man (villain); Titania (villain)
Synopsis
With public opinion split on whether the Sub-Mariner should have been inducted into the Avengers, Moonstone attempts to trick the protesters into rioting. Captain Marvel helps save FBI agent Derek Freeman from a helicopter crash caused by Moonstone. The Avengers capture Moonstone but unwittingly hand her over to the Absorbing Man and Titania who are disguised as New York police. Namor is sued for $2 billion by a group of insurance investors and he leaves to save Marrina from Attuma who has become ruler of Atlantis.
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Indexer Notes

Continued in part in Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #36.

Breakaway! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wasp]; Paladin; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara] (villain); Byrrah (flashback); Derek Freeman; Grey Gargoyle (villain); Screaming Mimi [Melissa Gold]; Mister Hyde (in a photo); Whirlwind (in a photo)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel learns from FBI agent Derek Freeman that three supervillains, Grey Gargoyle, Mister Hyde and Whirlwind, were all individually broken out of jail. The Paladin accompanies the Wasp to interrogate the new Yellowjacket in jail. The Grey Gargoyle and Screaming Mimi attempt to break Yellowjacket out of jail. Namor asks the Avengers to help him save Marrina.
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Rites of Conquest! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Paul Becton (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Wasp]; Namor the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Edwin Jarvis; Masters of Evil [Absorbing Man; Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo]; Blackout; Bulldozer; Fixer; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Mister Hyde; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]; Piledriver; Thunderball; Tiger Shark; Titania; Wrecker; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]] (introduction of new team, villains); Paladin
Synopsis
Led by Baron Zemo the new Masters of Evil take control of Avengers Mansion while the Avengers are all out on personal business.
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Divided... We Fall! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Wasp]; Edwin Jarvis; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo]; Blackout; Bulldozer; Fixer; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Mister Hyde; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]; Piledriver; Thunderball; Tiger Shark; Wrecker; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]] (villains); Tanya Sealy [Black Mamba] (villain)
Synopsis
The Masters of Evil capture Captain America and the Black Knight, seemingly kill Hercules and cause Captain Marvel to disappear into Blackout's dark dimension. The Wasp finds herself the lone Avenger standing.
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Even a God Can Die! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Julianna Ferriter (credited); Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Wasp]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Bucky Barnes (in a photo); Edwin Jarvis; Masters of Evil [Absorbing Man; Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo]; Bulldozer; Fixer; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Mister Hyde; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]; Piledriver; Thunderball; Titania; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]] (villains)
Synopsis
Ant-Man helps the Wasp stop Titania and the Absorbing Man from killing a comatose Hercules. Captain Marvel attempts to escape from Blackout's darkforce dimension. Mister Hyde tortures Jarvis.
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Revenge (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Julianna Ferriter (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules (cameo); Wasp]; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Doctor Druid; Edwin Jarvis; Masters of Evil [Absorbing Man (flashback); Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo]; Blackout; Bulldozer; Fixer; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Mister Hyde; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]; Piledriver; Thunderball; Titania (flashback); Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]]; Shroud; Colonel Jordan
Synopsis
Captain Marvel manages to free herself from Blackout's darkforce dimension by escaping from the Shroud's form. Thor and Ant-Man join the Wasp and Captain Marvel to assault the Masters of Evil. The Black Knight and Captain America stop Mister Hyde from killing Jarvis. Doctor Druid separately attacks the Masters of Evil. Thor strips the Wrecking Crew of their Norn strength back into the Wrecker.
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The Price of Victory (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules (cameo); Wasp]; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Doctor Druid; Bucky Barnes (flashback); Captain America's mother (in a photo); Edwin Jarvis; Masters of Evil [Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo]; Blackout (dies); Bulldozer; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]; Piledriver; Thunderball; Wrecker; Yellowjacket [Rita DeMara]] (villains)
Synopsis
With the help of Thor, Doctor Druid and Ant-Man, the Avengers defeat the Masters of Evil. Blackout dies from a massive cerebral hemorrhage attempting to resist Baron Zemo's mental control.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. Behold, the Masters
  3. 2. Wild In the Streets!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. Breakaway!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  5. 4. Rites of Conquest!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  6. 5. Divided... We Fall!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  7. 6. Even a God Can Die!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  8. 7. Revenge
    The Avengers [superhero]
  9. 8. The Price of Victory
    The Avengers [superhero]
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