The Avengers #270 [Newsstand]
(August 1986)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-05-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Barcode
0714860245808
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #93.
This issue is a variant of The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #270 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Avengers [the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Namor the Sub-Mariner; the Wasp]; Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]
Reprints

Wild in the Streets! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark's Remarks editorial (continued from West Coast Avengers #10); letters on The Avengers #264. Letters from Timothy L. Bickes, Scott Neilly, Robert Elmy, Matt Youngmark

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. Wild in the Streets!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Avengers Assemble!
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