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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, Sam Grainger, 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, and more ...
 
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Avengers 41 (v1)
652: Avengers #41 (v1)
   
"Let Sleeping Dragons Lie! "
After Goliath receives the statue of Dragon Man to study, Diablo makes his move to recover his once loyal creature.
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Cover Date : June 1967
Release Date: April 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #42 (v1)
653: Avengers #42 (v1)
   
"The Plan --- And the Power! "
With the Wasp as the helpless prisoner of Diablo and the Dragon Man, Goliath turns on his partners and attempts to stop them from attacking their enemy. Hercules, braves the caverns and a showdown with Dragonman to rescue Pym's beloved.
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Cover Date : July 1967
Release Date: May 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #43 (v1)
654: Avengers #43 (v1)
   
"Color Him...the Red Guardian! "
Hawkeye finds out The Black Widow's whereabouts, and brings a restless Hercules along with him. What will happen once the duo is behind the bamboo curtain.
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Cover Date : August 1967
Release Date: June 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #44 (v1)
655: Avengers #44 (v1)
   
"The Valiant Also Die! "
The Avengers head to a secret installation behind the Red Curtain to find their missing comrades. Once there, the Red symbols of two nations come face to face.
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Cover Date : September 1967
Release Date: July 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Vincent Colletta
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #45 (v1)
685: Avengers #45 (v1)
   
"Blitzkrieg in Central Park! "
The Super-Adaptoid learns of Captain America's survival from their first encounter and intends to battle the Star Spangled Avenger at the Avengers Day ceremony.
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Cover Date : October 1967
Release Date: August 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #46 (v1)
697: Avengers #46 (v1)
   
"The Agony and the Anthill! "
Whirlwind attacks Hank and Jan and uses one of Hank's own chemicals to shrink the pair down to ant size. When they are placed into an ant hill without any means of communicating with the insects, death looms large over their heads.
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Cover Date : November 1967
Release Date: September 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #47 (v1)
767: Avengers #47 (v1)
   
"Magneto Walks the Earth! "
Magneto finds a way back to Earth where he begins his plan to reform the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.
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Cover Date : December 1967
Release Date: October 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #48 (v1)
768: Avengers #48 (v1)
   
"The Black Knight Lives Again! "
The original Black Knight's nephew dawns his uncle's persona in attempt to help rid the world of Magneto by enlisting the Avengers' aid.
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Cover Date : January 1968
Release Date: September 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: George Tuska
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #49 (v1)
769: Avengers #49 (v1)
   
"Mine is the Power! "
Hercules battles another God on Olympus, while on Earth Quicksilver allies himself Magneto and prepares to deliver a message to the U.N.
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Cover Date : February 1968
Release Date: December 1967
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #50 (v1)
770: Avengers #50 (v1)
   
"To Tame a Titan! "
The Avengers encounter a warship under attack and lend aid. Hercules arrives on the scene and does battle with Typhon.
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Cover Date : March 1968
Release Date: January 1968
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
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Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #51 (v1)
788: Avengers #51 (v1)
   
"In the Clutches of...the Collector! "
The Collector pulls the remaining trio of Avengers into his headquarters. With Thor under an obedience potion, he is ordered to find Iron Man and bring him to the Collector.
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Cover Date : April 1968
Release Date: February 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #52 (v1)
803: Avengers #52 (v1)
   
"Death Calls for the Arch-Heroes! "
The Black Panther arrives at the Avengers HQ only to be framed for the murder of the Avengers. When he finds the man who did attempt to murder the trio, he finds out that things may not be as they appear.
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Cover Date : May 1968
Release Date: March 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #53 (v1)
807: Avengers #53 (v1)
   
"In Battle Joined! "
Angel reaches the Avengers and delivers news about Quicksilver and Magneto's whereabouts. Magneto is ready for the teams arrival and prepares to have the X-Men destroy the Avengers for him.
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Cover Date : June 1968
Release Date: April 1968
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #54 (v1)
838: Avengers #54 (v1)
   
"...And Deliver Us From--The Masters of Evil! "
The Black Knight attempts to make it to the Avengers headquarters to warn them of a traitor in their midst. When he is unable to deliver the information, the Masters of Evil take the heroes by surprise.
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Cover Date : July 1968
Release Date: May 1968
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #55 (v1)
839: Avengers #55 (v1)
   
"Mayhem Over Manhattan! "
The Avengers are trapped inside of an H-Bomb that is intended to be dropped on the Empire State Building. Jarvis manages to escape and relates the location of the bomb to a mysterious ally. Also, the true identity of the Crimson Cowl is revealed.
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Cover Date : August 1968
Release Date: June 1968
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #56 (v1)
882: Avengers #56 (v1)
   
"Death Be Not Proud! "
Cap decides to take the Avengers on a stroll down memory lane by time traveling to WW II where Bucky died.
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Cover Date : September 1968
Release Date: July 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover:
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Avengers #57 (v1)
890: Avengers #57 (v1)
   
"Behold...The Vision! "
The Avengers are summoned from their individual lives and exploits after a mysterious invader enters the mansion and apparently collapses. Who is this green glad figure, and what does his appearance portent?
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Cover Date : October 1968
Release Date: August 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #58 (v1)
891: Avengers #58 (v1)
   
"Even An Android Can Cry "
With the Vision's history a blur in his own mind, the Avengers attempt to learn who he truly is in order to make a decision about his membership to the team.
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Cover Date : November 1968
Release Date: September 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #59 (v1)
909: Avengers #59 (v1)
   
"The Name is... Yellowjacket! "
A new super powered being appears on the scene of a crime as a hero, but then seems to take a turn into a villainous role.
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Cover Date : December 1968
Release Date: October 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #60 (v1)
910: Avengers #60 (v1)
   
"... Till Death Do Us Part! "
Jan and Yellowjacket prepare to have their wedding ceremony as guests, and an unusual catering staff, arrive. When Jan is threatened, Yellowjacket's true identity and motives are revealed.
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Cover Date : January 1969
Release Date: November 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover:
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Avengers #61 (v1)
960: Avengers #61 (v1)
   
"Some Say the World Will End in Fire... Some Say In Ice! "
Surtur and Ymir are unleashed upon Earth and the only hope of stopping the two from destroying humanity lies in Dr. Strange, Black Knight, and the Avengers.
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Cover Date : February 1969
Release Date: December 1968
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #62 (v1)
961: Avengers #62 (v1)
   
"The Monarch and the Man-Ape! "
M'Baku, who is ruling Wakanda while the Black Panther is away, tires of living in T'Challa's shadow and makes a bid for the throne by donning the forbidden form of the Man-Ape.
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Cover Date : March 1969
Release Date: January 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #63 (v1)
969: Avengers #63 (v1)
   
"And In This Corner... Goliath! "
The Avengers are sent on a wild goose chase to rescue the Black Widow, leaving Hawkeye behind because of his emotional involvement. When an SOS comes in from New York, Hawkeye leaps into action in an unexpected fashion.
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Cover Date : April 1969
Release Date: February 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #64 (v1)
978: Avengers #64 (v1)
   
"Like a Death Ray in the Sky! "
Egghead levels a US city and demands total acceptance of his terms. When the leader of half of New York's rackets shows up at the Avenger's mansion, the team questions his motives on why he would help against Egghead.
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Cover Date : May 1969
Release Date: March 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
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Avengers #65 (v1)
1009: Avengers #65 (v1)
   
"Mightier Than the Sword? "
Egghead has a put a price on Goliath's head and The Swordsman aims to collect. Can The Avengers stand up to his assault or will arrogance and mistaken identity rule the day?
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Cover Date : June 1969
Release Date: April 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #66 (v1)
1075: Avengers #66 (v1)
   
"Betrayal! "
The Avengers test the strength of a new metal called Adamantium for S.H.I.E.L.D. When the Vision hears a call he cannot resist, he turns against those that accepted him.
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Cover Date : July 1969
Release Date: May 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Barry Windsor-Smith
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #67 (v1)
1076: Avengers #67 (v1)
   
"We Stand at Armageddon! "
Ultron battles his way out of the Avengers mansion to his old base of operations. The Vision awaits his old master's arrival in preparation for a final showdown. Meanwhile, the Avengers head to the same location to stop the arch-fiend.
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Cover Date : August 1969
Release Date: June 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Barry Windsor-Smith
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Avengers #68 (v1)
1077: Avengers #68 (v1)
   
"... And WE Battle For The Earth "
Ultron continues to plot the destruction of Manhattan after his initial plan was defeated at the hands of the Vision. The Avengers prepare a trap at a UN summit which lures Ultron towards the secret of Adamantium.
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Cover Date : September 1969
Release Date: July 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sam Grainger
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Avengers #69 (v1)
1092: Avengers #69 (v1)
   
"Let The Game Begin "
Kang's creation the Growing Man captures Tony Stark in order to lure the Avengers his own time. This time, he brings them forward in time, not to wage battle, but as allies in a game of chess against a powerful being and his own set of champions.
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Cover Date : October 1969
Release Date: August 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #70 (v1)
1094: Avengers #70 (v1)
   
"When Strikes the Squadron Sinister! "
Kang and the Grand Master's game begins as four Avengers take on four villains around the globe with the Earth as a prize to be won.
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Cover Date : November 1969
Release Date: September 1969
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Avengers #71 (v1)
1095: Avengers #71 (v1)
   
"Endgame! "
The Black Panther, Yellowjacket, and Vision are sent back in time to Nazi Germany circa 1941 to face three of the most heroic men from that era Captain America, Namor the Sub-Mariner, and the original Human Torch in a contest to decide the fate of Earth.
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Cover Date : December 1969
Release Date: October 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #72 (v1)
1097: Avengers #72 (v1)
   
"Did You Hear The One About Scorpio? "
City officials begin missing and the Avengers decide to investigate. At a meeting, Scorpio blows up the room and captures the team. This leads to an unveiling of the group Scorpio has been a part of since he began his attacks on S.H.I.E.L.D.
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Cover Date : January 1970
Release Date: November 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Avengers #73 (v1)
1117: Avengers #73 (v1)
   
"The Sting of the Serpent "
The Sons of the Serpent come out of the woodwork and again begin targeting minorities in order to achieve their aims. When a hit singer and a talk show host are both attacked because of their darker skin, T'Challa takes matter into his own hands as the Black Panther!
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Cover Date : February 1970
Release Date: December 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Frank Giacoia
Cover: Marie Severin
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Avengers #74 (v1)
1118: Avengers #74 (v1)
   
"Pursue the Panther! "
The Black Panther is held captive by the Sons of the Serpent as an impostor prowls the city and starts a crime spree in the name of black power. The Avengers try to track the fraud, with time ticking down until the Black Panther is unmasked on TV as a revolutionary.
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Cover Date : March 1970
Release Date: January 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #75 (v1)
1145: Avengers #75 (v1)
   
"The Warlord and the Witch! "
Quicksilver returns to the Avengers in hopes of finding aid. He tells his former teammates a story of the Scarlet Witch being abducted by a man from another dimension who also has a goal of destroying Earth in hopes of saving his own.
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Cover Date : April 1970
Release Date: February 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #76 (v1)
1146: Avengers #76 (v1)
   
"The Blaze of Battle... The Flames of Love! "
Akron uses the scientists he kidnapped to learn the secrets of the atom in order to destroy Earth, providing a light source for his planet. The Avengers try to find a way to stop the madman, but their progress is not quick enough for Quicksilver.
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Cover Date : May 1970
Release Date: March 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #77 (v1)
1150: Avengers #77 (v1)
   
"Heroes For Hire! "
Tony Stark comes under attack in the private sector from another capitalist, Van Lunt. In order for Tony to prepare, he needs to call in on all of his debts, which includes the Avengers back rent of 120,000 dollars.
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Cover Date : June 1970
Release Date: April 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #78 (v1)
1163: Avengers #78 (v1)
   
"The Man-Ape Always Strikes Twice! "
The Man-Ape calls Captain America through subterfuge, but is forced to retreat in battle against the Avengers. He manages to set in to motion other methods with which to bring the Avengers down, starting with the Black Panther.
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Cover Date : July 1970
Release Date: May 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #79 (v1)
1164: Avengers #79 (v1)
   
"Lo! The Lethal Legion! "
The Grim Reaper allows the Black Panther to escape in order to deliver the Avengers the coordinates of their enemy's suspected locations. The Avengers split up in order to bring the evil doers to justice, but perhaps aid will only come from an unlikely source.
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Cover Date : August 1970
Release Date: June 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Marie Severin
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Avengers #80 (v1)
1175: Avengers #80 (v1)
   
"The Coming of Red Wolf! "
Red Wolf has come to New York to rid his people of a menace, but the Vision interrupts his quest and the two battle until Red Wolf is rendered unconscious. After being taken back to the Avengers Mansion Red Wolf relates his tale and pleas for assistance.
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Cover Date : September 1970
Release Date: July 1970
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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