(2009)

Marvel, 2009 Series
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Volume
2
Price
24.99 USD; 27.99 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2009-10-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-3708-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785137085 52499
Editing
Cory Sedlmeier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dean White
Colors
Dean White
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]
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[Title Page and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Pencils
Don Heck (illustration)
Inks
Chic Stone (illustration)
Colors
Michael Kelleher (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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Co-Starring: Spider-Man - 'Nuff Said! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko ? (alterations)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 5)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor]; Kang; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rick Jones; Wonder Man (Flashback; Cameo)
Synopsis
Kang creates a robotic Spider-Man and sends him back in time to battle the Avengers.
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Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

Iron Man appears on cover to this sequence but not in story.

Kang! (Table of Contents: 6)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kang; Rama-Tut; Doctor Doom
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This Hostage Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]
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This Hostage Earth! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one ever knows how an incredible adventure will begin!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]
Synopsis
The Mole Man creates an atomic gyroscope to kill all life on the Earth's surface.
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Keywords
atomic gyroscope; Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Castle of Count Nefaria! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria]
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The Castle of Count Nefaria! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suddenly, the world turns against the mighty Avengers!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Maggia (introduction); Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria] (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (cameo)
Synopsis
When Count Nefaria, the head of the crime organization known as the Maggia, moves his European castle to New Jersey, he invites the Avengers to be his guests at the castle's opening day. However, he then creates duplicates of the Avengers who go to Washington DC to take over the government.
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Even an Avenger Can Die! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor [Donald Blake]]; Kallusians
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Even Avengers Can Die! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot; script); Larry Ivie [as Paul Laiken] (script); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Don Heck (pencils)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, even to those who have become a legend in their time, death is possible!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp (cameo)]; Rick Jones (cameo); Kallusians; Doctor Svenson; The Watcher
Synopsis
In order to save the Wasp's life, the Avengers seek out the help of Dr. Svenson, only to find he's been replaced by an alien from the planet Kallu.
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Now, By My Hand, Shall Perish a Villain! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Thor]; Masters of Evil [Baron Heinrich Zemo; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; The Executioner; Enchantress]
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Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Don Heck (pencils)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Thor]; Masters of Evil [Baron Heinrich Zemo (death); Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter; The Executioner; Enchantress]
Synopsis
The Avengers battle the Masters of Evil in New York while Captain America trails Zemo to his jungle hideout where the villain has imprisoned Rick Jones. Zemo tries to bring down an avalanche on Cap but the villain is killed instead and the death of Bucky Barnes is finally avenged.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Carl Hubbell
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Avengers Assemble!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye (on poster); Quicksilver (on poster); Rick Jones (on poster); Thor (on poster); Scarlet Witch (on poster); Giant Man (on poster); Black Knight (on poster); Executioner (on poster); Melter (on poster); Enchantress (on poster); Iron Man (on poster); Wasp (on poster)
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The Old Order Changeth! (Table of Contents: 16)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Dick Ayers (pencils); Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers; Carl Hubbell (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One side, Thor!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant Man [Henry Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Happy Hogan; Masters of Evil [Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Hogan]; Executioner [Skurge]; Enchantress [Amora]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Magneto (flashback); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Toad; Mastermind] (flashback); X-Men [Beast; Iceman; Angel]; Kang (cameo); Mole Man (cameo); Immortus (cameo)
Synopsis
Most of the old Avengers line-up leaves, leaving Captain America behind to be leading the Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye and Quicksilver.
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Keywords
Amazon; dimensional space warp

Indexer Notes

The episode title might be inspired by A. Tennyson’s poem Idylls of the King, The Passing of Arthur (1869): "The old order changeth, yielding place to new."

Four Against the Minotaur! (Table of Contents: 17)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Minotaur
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Four Against the Minotaur! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will the new Avengers succeed in their search for the Hulk?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Rick Jones; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Minotaur
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Indexer Notes

The Hulk appearance coincides with the Hulk story in Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #69.

When the Commissar Commands! (Table of Contents: 19)

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Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Commissar
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When the Commissar Commands! (Table of Contents: 20)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His mission: prove that the Reds are superior to freedom's champions!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Commissar (villain, robot); Major Hoy (villain)
Synopsis
The Reds (evil commies) led by the monstrous Commissar are enslaving the peaceful land of Sin-Cong. The Avengers travel to that land to aid the people. Commissar defeats them all except the Scarlet Witch who discovers and destroys the Commissar's control panel, ending him.
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Keywords
China; communists

The Coming of... the Swordsman! (Table of Contents: 21)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; Don Heck (insets)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
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The Coming of... the Swordsman! (Table of Contents: 22)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one questions a man with an Avengers' i.d. card!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne] (introduction)
Synopsis
Introduction of the Swordsman. His origin and Hawkeye's are both told.
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Vengeance Is Ours! (Table of Contents: 23)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
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Vengeance Is Ours! (Table of Contents: 24)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fool! Why did he do it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Mandarin (villain)
Synopsis
Our heroes battle Mandarin and Swordsman.
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The Avengeres #19 Cover Production Photostat (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby; Don Heck
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Genre
superhero
Characters
Swordsman; Captain America; Hawkeye; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver

The Avengers #16, Page 20 Original Art (Table of Contents: 26)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
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Dick Ayers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Giant-Man; Wasp; Captain America; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Hawkeye

The Avengers #20, Page 12 Original Art (Table of Contents: 27)

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Don Heck
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Wally Wood

Genre
superhero
Characters
Swordsman; Mandarin

Biographies (Table of Contents: 28)

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John Rhett Thomas (credited)
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typeset

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biography
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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  2. 1. [Title Page and Credits]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Co-Starring: Spider-Man - 'Nuff Said!
    The Avengers
  6. 5. The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man
    The Avengers
  7. 6. Kang!
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  8. 7. This Hostage Earth!
    The Avengers
  9. 8. This Hostage Earth!
    The Avengers
  10. 9. The Castle of Count Nefaria!
    The Avengers
  11. 10. The Castle of Count Nefaria!
    The Avengers
  12. 11. Even an Avenger Can Die!
    The Avengers
  13. 12. Even Avengers Can Die!
    The Avengers
  14. 13. Now, By My Hand, Shall Perish a Villain!
    The Avengers
  15. 14. Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!
    The Avengers
  16. 15. ["Avengers Assemble!"]
    The Avengers
  17. 16. The Old Order Changeth!
    The Avengers
  18. 17. Four Against the Minotaur!
    The Avengers
  19. 18. Four Against the Minotaur!
    The Avengers
  20. 19. When the Commissar Commands!
    The Avengers
  21. 20. When the Commissar Commands!
    The Avengers
  22. 21. The Coming of... the Swordsman!
    The Avengers
  23. 22. The Coming of... the Swordsman!
    The Avengers
  24. 23. Vengeance Is Ours!
    The Avengers
  25. 24. Vengeance Is Ours!
    The Avengers
  26. 25. The Avengeres #19 Cover Production Photostat
    The Avengers [superhero]
  27. 26. The Avengers #16, Page 20 Original Art
    The Avengers [superhero]
  28. 27. The Avengers #20, Page 12 Original Art
    The Avengers [superhero]
  29. 28. Biographies
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