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Avengers #1 (v1)
Avengers (v1)
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Published From: 1963-2004
Cover Price Range: $0.12 - $3.50
# of Issues: 421
# of Essential Issues: 145
 
Writers
Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Roy Thomas, Harlan Ellison, Chris Claremont, Steve Englehart, Tony Isabella, Scott Edelman, Gerry Conway, Jim Shooter, Roger Slifer, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, David Michelinie, Bill Mantlo, Steve Gerber, Tom DeFalco, Mark Gruenwald, Steven Grant, Roger Stern, Bob Budiansky, Danny Fingeroth, J.M. DeMatteis, Alan Zelenetz, John Byrne, Ann Nocenti, and more ...
Artists
Jack Kirby, Don Heck, John Buscema, Vincent Colletta, George Tuska, Gene Colan, Barry Windsor-Smith, Sal Buscema, Frank Giacoia, Herb Trimpe, Neal Adams, Rich Buckler, Jim Starlin, Bob Brown, George Perez, Ron Wilson, John Byrne, David Wenzel, Carmine Infantino, Jim Mooney, Arvell Jones, Don Newton, Alan Kupperberg, Bob Hall, Alan Weiss, Don Perlin, and more ...
 
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Avengers 1 (v1)
94: Avengers #1 (v1)
   
"The Coming of the Avengers "
The strongest heroes of Earth must unite as one force to stop the evil half-brother of Thor, Loki.
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Cover Date : September 1963
Release Date: July 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #2 (v1)
112: Avengers #2 (v1)
   
"The Space Phantom "
An alien invader called the Space Phantom can steal any identity. He aims to put the Avengers against each other, paving the way for his people to invade the Earth!
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Cover Date : November 1963
Release Date: September 1963
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #3 (v1)
139: Avengers #3 (v1)
   
"The Avengers meet Sub-Mariner!' "
Being too much of a threat to be left to his own devices, the Avengers start a search for the Hulk. He manages to evade them by escaping into the Atlantic Ocean. Where he finds a most unlikely ally, the Sub-mariner!
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Cover Date : January 1964
Release Date: November 1963
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Attachments
 
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Avengers #4 (v1)
153: Avengers #4 (v1)
   
"Captain America Joins...The Avengers! "
Captain America has returned! He joins the Avengers as Prince Namor once again tries to defeat them with his imperial soldiers.
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Cover Date : March 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #5 (v1)
181: Avengers #5 (v1)
   
"The Invasion of The Lava Men! "
After battling the Hulk and his disappearance in New York. The Avengers disband to return to their personal lives. However this break is a short one as the Lava Men have finally decided to invade the surface world!
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Cover Date : May 1964
Release Date: March 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #6 (v1)
182: Avengers #6 (v1)
   
"The Mighty Avengers Meet The Masters Of Evil! "
Baron Zemo assembles a team consisting of the most powerful villains; the Black Knight, the Melter, and Radioactive Man. Their objective is to destroy Captain America and the Avengers!
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Cover Date : July 1964
Release Date: May 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #7 (v1)
208: Avengers #7 (v1)
   
"Their Darkest Hour "
Odin banishes the Enchantress and the Executioner to Earth for their attempt on Thors life. They soon seek an ally to lead them and that man is Zemo!
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Cover Date : August 1964
Release Date: June 1964
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #8 (v1)
245: Avengers #8 (v1)
   
"Kang, The Conqueror "
A man from the future has come to the 20th century to take over the Earth in the name of Kang the conqueror! Armed with powerful weapons from the future he may succeed as the Avengers are taken hostage!
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Cover Date : September 1964
Release Date: July 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #9 (v1)
246: Avengers #9 (v1)
   
"The Coming Of The...Wonder Man! "
Zemo has returned from his imprisonment between dimensions. With the aid of the Enchantress and the Executioner, he seeks retribution on Captain America and the Avengers by creating Wonder Man!
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Cover Date : October 1964
Release Date: August 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #10 (v1)
264: Avengers #10 (v1)
   
"The Avengers Break Up! "
Immortus attacks the Avengers and forces them to tackle opponents one-on-one without any teamwork.
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Cover Date : November 1964
Release Date: September 1964
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #11 (v1)
269: Avengers #11 (v1)
   
"Spider-Man! "
Kang sends a replica of Spider-Man back in time to infiltrate the Avengers and destroy them.
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Cover Date : December 1964
Release Date: October 1964
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #12 (v1)
277: Avengers #12 (v1)
   
"This Hostage Earth! "
The Mole Man prepares another attack on the surface world.
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Cover Date : January 1965
Release Date: November 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #13 (v1)
284: Avengers #13 (v1)
   
"The Castle of Count Nefaria! "
Count Nefaria plans to lure the Avengers into his castle and make them enemies of the U.S.
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Cover Date : February 1965
Release Date: December 1964
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #14 (v1)
285: Avengers #14 (v1)
   
"Even Avengers Can Die! "
While searching for a particularly skilled doctor to save the Wasp's life, The Avengers stumble upon an intergalactic war about to take place on Earth.
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Cover Date : March 1965
Release Date: January 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #15 (v1)
309: Avengers #15 (v1)
   
"Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain! "
The Avengers battle the Masters of Evil. Captain America must face an old enemy, Baron Zemo, one-on-one in South America.
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Cover Date : April 1965
Release Date: February 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #16 (v1)
310: Avengers #16 (v1)
   
"The Old Order Changeth! "
Giant Man, Wasp and Iron Man all intend to leave the Avengers, but first they must find suitable replacements.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #17 (v1)
349: Avengers #17 (v1)
   
"Four Against the Minotaur! "
The Avengers search for the Hulk, but are tricked into a trap by the Mole Man. They soon find themselves in the pit of the Minotaur. Can this new team find a way to work together and overcome this giant beast?
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Cover Date : June 1965
Release Date: April 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #18 (v1)
367: Avengers #18 (v1)
   
"When The Commissar Commands! "
Communists are terrorizing a small puppet state and the Avengers receive a call asking for their assistance to liberate them. When they arrive, they find it is a trap and the titanic Commissar seems to be their match. Can they find out how to defeat this invincible giant?
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Cover Date : July 1965
Release Date: May 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #19 (v1)
411: Avengers #19 (v1)
   
"The Coming of... The Swordsman! "
The Swordsman attempts to force the Avengers into accepting his joining the group and becoming their leader by luring Captain America into a trap.
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Cover Date : August 1965
Release Date: June 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #20 (v1)
412: Avengers #20 (v1)
   
"Vengeance Is Ours! "
The Swordsman has become a member of the Avengers, but his secret plan might spell doom for the whole group.
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Cover Date : September 1965
Release Date: July 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #21 (v1)
414: Avengers #21 (v1)
   
"The Bitter Taste of Defeat "
While the new members of the Avengers continue to clash, the Enchantress enlists the help of Power Man to set up the Avengers as menaces to society.
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Cover Date : October 1965
Release Date: August 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #22 (v1)
415: Avengers #22 (v1)
   
"The Road Back "
With the Avengers disbanded, the heroes try to make their way through the world as normal citizens. But Captain America hasn't given up hope.
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Cover Date : November 1965
Release Date: September 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #23 (v1)
416: Avengers #23 (v1)
   
"Once an Avenger... "
After Cap leaves the team, the Avengers are left reeling. They must face Kang, who tries to defeat them in order to win the heart of a princess.
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Cover Date : December 1965
Release Date: October 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #24 (v1)
417: Avengers #24 (v1)
   
"From The Ashes of Defeat! "
The Avengers are forced into an unlikely alliance as Kangs' forces attempt a desperate gambit.
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Cover Date : January 1966
Release Date: November 1965
Universe:  Earth-8657  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #25 (v1)
418: Avengers #25 (v1)
   
"Enter...Dr. Doom! "
The Avengers are used as bait by the nefarious Doctor Doom as Wanda and Pietro receive a summons from a long lost relative calling them to Latveria.
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Cover Date : February 1966
Release Date: December 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #26 (v1)
475: Avengers #26 (v1)
   
"The Voice of the Wasp! "
The Avengers learn that a weapon to flood the city is in Attuma's possesion. They set out to find the device, but Hawkeye does not heed the call of 'Avengers Assemble'.
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Cover Date : March 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #27 (v1)
476: Avengers #27 (v1)
   
"Four Against the Floodtide! "
As Hawkeye attempts to learn the location of his fellow Avengers, he is ambushed by the Beetle. With his teammates pushed to the brink fighting Attuma, can he make it to them in time?
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Cover Date : April 1966
Release Date: February 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #28 (v1)
477: Avengers #28 (v1)
   
"Among Us Walks a Goliath! "
The Wasp is missing, and the Avengers are on the trail. Pym joins them but with a new moniker...Goliath!
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Cover Date : May 1966
Release Date: March 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #29 (v1)
478: Avengers #29 (v1)
   
"This Power Unleashed! "
The Black Widow comes back to America to defeat the Avengers by recruiting the Swordsman and Power Man.
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Cover Date : June 1966
Release Date: April 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Avengers #30 (v1)
525: Avengers #30 (v1)
   
"Frenzy in a Far-Off Land! "
Distraught at his inability to change size, Goliath leaves for South America seeking the aid of a former colleague, where he is caught in a power struggle. Back in New York, Hawkeye scuffles with a couple of returning villains and reconnects with an old flame.
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Cover Date : July 1966
Release Date: May 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #31 (v1)
526: Avengers #31 (v1)
   
"Never Bug a Giant! "
Quicksilver and The Scarlet Witch retreat to their home country in an attempt to restore their failing powers. In the meantime, the remaining Avengers travel to The Forbidden Realm in search of Goliath and discover a power that threatens to destroy the earth!
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Cover Date : August 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #32 (v1)
531: Avengers #32 (v1)
   
"The Sign of the Serpent! "
A faction preaching xenophobia appears on the scene and is menacing the nation. Can the Avengers stop the hate or will they be convinced to join the cause?
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Cover Date : September 1966
Release Date: July 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #33 (v1)
532: Avengers #33 (v1)
   
"To Smash a Serpent "
Captain America has been captured by the Serpents and his life is threatened unless the Avengers endorse the powerful new group. Hank and the gang will need a brilliant plan to set things right.
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Cover Date : October 1966
Release Date: August 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #34 (v1)
573: Avengers #34 (v1)
   
"The Living Laser! "
Scorned by a woman, the Living Laser intends to use his discovery of lasers to display his power. When he falls for Janet van Dyke, he seeks to destroy the Avengers to gain her affection.
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Cover Date : November 1966
Release Date: September 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #35 (v1)
574: Avengers #35 (v1)
   
"The Light That Failed! "
The Living Laser intends to take over a country to show power, in hopes of impressing The Wasp enough to fall in love with him.
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Cover Date : December 1966
Release Date: October 1966
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #36 (v1)
575: Avengers #36 (v1)
   
"The Ultroids Attack! "
The Avengers are taken to a mysterious spaceship where the inhabitants hope to absorb superhuman powers in order to conquer the universe.
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Cover Date : January 1967
Release Date: November 1966
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #37 (v1)
576: Avengers #37 (v1)
   
"To Conquer a Colossus! "
Ixar absorbs the power of the Ultroids. Do the Avengers have the power to save them?
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Cover Date : February 1967
Release Date: December 1966
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #38 (v1)
577: Avengers #38 (v1)
   
"In Our Midst...An Immortal! "
Hercules falls under the Enchantress's spell and attacks the Avengers when they are at their weakest.
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Cover Date : March 1967
Release Date: January 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #39 (v1)
616: Avengers #39 (v1)
   
"The Torment...and the Triumph! "
The Black Widow is portrayed by the media to be traitor of the US as a downtrodden Hawkeye heads out to find clues and stumbles into one of the Mad Thinker's traps. Together, will a trio of supervillains, the Mad Thinker predicts he can achieve victory over Earth's mightiest heroes.
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Cover Date : April 1967
Release Date: February 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #40 (v1)
617: Avengers #40 (v1)
   
"Suddenly...the Sub-Mariner! "
Captain America sneaks away from the Red Skull to warn the Avengers of the Cosmic Cube's power. As the group sets out to find the Cube, minus Wanda and Pietro, they run into Namor attacking a sub installation.
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Cover Date : May 1967
Release Date: March 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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