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  • Issue #138
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 138

    "Stranger in a Strange Man!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. Earth's Mightiest Heroes crave revenge after the Stranger seriously injured the Wasp last issue. But the Avengers must locate the cosmic-powered giant first! The Stranger seems to be obsessed with finding the Scarlet Witch. Could that be a clue to his whereabouts and motives? Thor and Iron Man think so! And along with Moondragon, Yellowjacket, and the Beast, the golden avenger and the thunder god begin their quest for payback against the Stranger (or a frog-like mutant impersonating him)! Cameo appearances by the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. Flashback cameos by Arkon, Magneto, and Quicksilver to recap the Toad's past adventures against the X-Men and the Avengers. (Notes: The Toad previously appeared in Avengers (1st series) 76. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Dean Mullaney.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #139
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 139
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    "Prescription: Violence!!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. Janet Pym still lies comatose in the hospital after being wounded in battle vs. the Toad two issues ago. While a stressed out Hank Pym and his fellow Avengers stand guard at her bedside, the Wasp receives a visitor! Is it an old friend? No, it's an old foe...the Whirlwind! The Pym's long-time adversary quickly flees, but during the brief battle Yellowjacket finally realizes the Whirlwind's secret identity! And when Yellowjacket confronts his former limo driver, the action begins! Can the Beast and a super-sized Hank Pym reign in the Whirlwind? Meanwhile, Iron Man and Moondragon fly to Latveria looking for Hawkeye. Cameo appearances by Patsy Walker, the Toad, the Vision, and the Scarlet Witch. (Notes: The Whirlwind previously appeared in Marvel Feature (1st series) 9. The letters page includes letters from comics publisher Dean Mullaney and comics historian Peter Sanderson, respectively.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #140
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 140

    "A Journey to the Center of the Ant" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. Yellowjacket has collapsed on the street outside the hospital following last issue's battle! And now his body is growing with every passing second! Fortunately though, the Beast has a plan to save Hank Pym! First, get a special serum from Hank McCoy's old laboratory at the Brand Corporation; and second, get the serum inside Yellowjacket as soon as possible! The Beast can handle step one, but who will take care of step two? The incomparable Vision! And in an awesome reversal of events from the classic Avengers 93, the synthezoid avenger enters the body of Hank Pym! Avengers Lineup: Beast, Iron Man, Moondragon, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. Cameo appearance by Patsy Walker. 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #141
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 141

    "The Phantom Empire!" Part 1 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez (first work on the Avengers). Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. A landmark issue of the Avengers with one of the best covers of the bronze age! Also the first issue of the last great saga of the Steve Englehart era that sends one half of Earth's Mightiest Heroes to another world...and the other half to another time! And featuring George Perez's first artwork on the Avengers title. Now to the story...Captain America returns to Avengers Mansion seeking help in his ongoing struggle against the Brand Corporation and Roxxon Oil. However, the Avengers already have a crisis on their hands with the confirmation of Hawkeye's disappearance...and the high probability of Kang the Conqueror's involvement! So Thor and Moondragon summon Immortus to assist them in traveling back in time; while the remaining Avengers and Patsy Walker invade the Brand Corporation's Long Island facility expecting to fight a small private army...not the Squadron Supreme! Cameo appearances by the Wasp and Yellowjacket. Flashback cameos by the Falcon, Nomad, and the Red Skull to recap Cap's recent encounter with the Serpent Crown. (Notes: George Perez paid homage to Gil Kane's classic cover with his cover to Avengers (3rd series) 6. The cover should read the Avengers vs. the Squadron Supreme instead of the Squadron Sinister. The Squadron Supreme previously appeared in Avengers 86.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #142
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 142

    "Go West, Young Gods!" Part 2 of 7. Guest-starring Kid Colt, Night Rider, Rawhide Kid, Ringo Kid, and the Two-Gun Kid. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia (with John Romita touch-ups). Thor, Moondragon, and Immortus arrive in 1873 Tombstone, Arizona in search of the Avengers' ace archer! However, the first people they encounter in the desert are Marvel's Western heroes! Neither group is quite sure what to make of the other, but the western wranglers have already met Clint Barton. Shortly thereafter everyone meets at Matthew J. Hawk's office to devise a plan to stop Kang and his local outlaw renegades! Hawkeye's plan involves the thunder god, the Titan priestess, the Western riders, a uranium mine, and the Pecos Train! It's a sensational shootout in the wild, wild west! Meanwhile, Captain America, Iron Man, the Beast, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Patsy Walker are prisoners of Roxxon Oil and the Squadron Supreme. Flashback cameo by Kang. (Note: The cover shows Iron Man in the western time travel adventure, but he is with the Avengers battling the Squadron Supreme.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #143
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 143
    • Signed by writer Steve Englehart and artist George Perez (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity. NOTE: Marvel Value Stamp has been removed, does not affect art or story

    "Right Between the Eons!" Part 3 of 7. Guest-starring the Two-Gun Kid. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. After stopping the Pecos Train robbery last issue, the Western riders along with Hawkeye, Moondragon, and Thor are ready to end the menace of Kang the Conqueror forever! To that end the three Avengers plus the Two-Gun Kid invade Kang's majestic palace! In 1873 Tombstone, Arizona, can Earth's Mightiest Heroes finally stop the master of time's reign of terror? It's an awesome battle for the ages! Meanwhile inside the Brand Corporation's plant, the Vision helps the Avengers and Patsy Walker escape from Doctor Spectrum's prison. Now the five heroes are on the loose...looking for the Squadron Supreme...and looking for payback! Cameo appearances by Kid Colt, Night Rider, Rawhide Kid, Ringo Kid, and Immortus. Flashback cameo by the Pharaoh Rama-Tut. (Notes: Following this issue Kang does not return to the pages of the Avengers until issue 267 many years later. The Conqueror appears next in the first issue of the Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Limited Series. The monster depicted on the cover fights the Avengers who are in Kang's citadel not the ones inside the Brand Corporation. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #17 Captain America by Jack Kirby.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #144
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 144
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    "Claws!" Part 4 of 7. First appearance of Hellcat. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The Avengers are free inside the Brand Corporation's Long Island facility! However, it doesn't take long for Hugh Jones and Buzz Baxter to locate them and activate the plant's internal military-grade weapons! During the missile attack, the Avengers are forced to split up. The Beast, Vision, and Scarlet Witch go one way...and Captain America, Iron Man, and Patsy Walker go another! When Shell-head comes across the former uniform of the Cat, the shield-slinger gets an idea! And in a dazzling transformation...Patsy Walker becomes Hellcat! The Avengers could use another hero on their side, because the rematch with Doctor Spectrum, the Golden Archer, Hyperion, Lady Lark, and the Whizzer is coming up fast! An excellent issue! The story (part 5) continues in Avengers 147. Origin of Patsy Walker. Cameo appearances by the Two-Gun Kid, Hawkeye, Moondragon, and Thor. Flashback cameos by the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and Tigra. (Notes: The letters page includes letters from comics writer Peter Gillis and comics writer Mary Jo Duffy, respectively. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #39 Thor by Jack Kirby.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #145
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 145

    "The Taking of the Avengers!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Tony Isabella and Scott Edelman. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by John Tartaglione. Cover by Gil Kane and Dan Adkins. The Avengers series takes a two-issue hiatus from the Squadron Supreme saga. A mysterious elderly man hires the Assassin to kill Earth's Mightiest Heroes! How is a lone gunman going to take down the Avengers? He starts with an ambush of Captain America! And then sets a trap at the hospital for the shield-slinger's teammates! Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. Flashback cameos by the Grim Reaper, Magneto, Space Phantom, and Zzzax. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Cupcakes featuring Mary Jane Watson and Spider-Man vs. Man-Mountain Marko.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #146
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 146
    • Signed by writer Marv Wolfman (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "The Assassin Never Fails!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Tony Isabella. Pencils by Keith Pollard (pages 1-3) and Don Heck. Inks by John Tartaglione. Cover by Gil Kane and Al Milgrom. While Dr. Donald Blake performs surgery on the star-spangled avenger; Hawkeye, Iron Man, and the Vision stand guard outside the operating room. But the clever Assassin infiltrates the hospital and knocks out the three Avengers! Now the diabolical Assassin is seconds away from finishing off Dr. Blake and the Sentinel of Liberty! The Avengers are going to need an operating room miracle to survive! Cameo appearances by the Beast, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. (Note: A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #147
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 147
    • Signed by writer Steve Englehart and artist George Perez (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Crisis on Other-Earth!" Part 5 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Dan Adkins. Story continues from Avengers 144 (part 4). In stunning fashion Hugh Jones has transported both the Avengers and the Squadron Supreme back to the Squadron's home world! Where none other than Nelson Rockefeller is the president! However, the president is wearing something very troubling on his head...the Serpent Crown! Realizing the evil of the crown, the Vision steals it from President Rockefeller, and the Avengers quickly escape into the streets. But the serpent crown is powerful indeed and begins to exert influence on the avenger who's carrying it...the Scarlet Witch! Unfortunately, Wanda falls prey to the crown's mental onslaught and then falls into the hands of the Golden Archer, Lady Lark, and Hyperion. But what happens next...may be the synthezoid avenger's finest hour! As the Vision puts on an incredible display of his powers vs. the Squadron Supreme! A classic issue for the fans of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch! Cameo appearances by Hawkeye, Moondragon, Thor, and the Two-Gun Kid. Flashback cameos by Nomad and the Serpent Squad to recap the events of Captain America 181. (Notes: The letters page includes a letter from comics cartoonist Fred Hembeck. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #76 the Hulk. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #148
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 148
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    "20,000 Leagues Under Justice!" Part 6 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by Jack Kirby and Mike Esposito. The Avengers' battles against the Squadron Supreme continue in the streets of Other-Earth! On the undercard: Hellcat and the Beast vs. Tom Thumb, Amphibion, and Cap'n Hawk! And the main event: Captain America and Iron Man vs. Doctor Spectrum and the Whizzer! Wow, a sensational action issue! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes finally defeat the Squadron Supreme and find a way back home? Cameo appearances by Thor, Moondragon, the Wasp, and Yellowjacket. (Notes: Although depicted on the cover, Thor is not with the Avengers on the Squadron's world. The Squadron's Earth was later designated Earth-712. The Squadron Supreme's next adventures take place in Thor 280 and Defenders 112-114. The letters page includes letters from comics historian Peter Sanderson and comics writer Mary Jo Duffy, respectively. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #149
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 149
    • Signed by writer Steve Englehart and artist George Perez (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "The Gods and the Gang!" Part 7 of 7. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by George Perez and Frank Giacoia (with touch-ups from John Romita). The Avengers return to the Brand Corporation facility on Long Island! And waste no time jumping into a brawl with Brand's private army! But Hugh Jones and Buzz Baxter have a secret weapon waiting for Earth's Mightiest Heroes...Orka, the human killer whale! Fortunately though, Moondragon and Thor have returned to New York following their Wild West adventure, and the two god-like avengers join the fight against Orka! Two fantastic battles will determine if the Avengers live or die: the thunder god vs. Orka...and Hellcat vs. Buzz Baxter! An awesome conclusion to the Serpent Crown saga! Cameo appearance by the Squadron Supreme. (Notes: Orka previously appeared in Sub-Mariner 67. This seven-part story was reprinted in 2005 in the trade paperback, Avengers: The Serpent Crown. The letters page includes a letter from comics artist Richard Howell. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #150
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 150
    • Signed by artist George Perez (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "Avengers Assemble!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by John Tartaglione and Duffy Vohland. Cover by George Perez and John Romita. The Avengers' epic adventure with the Serpent Crown is over. And now Earth's Mightiest Heroes return to Avengers Mansion to finalize their new roster! After Thor announces his leave of absence from the group, the Avengers take a walk down memory lane. Avengers lineup: Beast, Captain America, Hellcat, Iron Man, Moondragon, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. Last 25¢ issue. (Notes: This issue reprints most of Avengers 16. Script by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Captain America vs. the Red Skull and the cosmic cube. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #151
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 151
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    "At Last: The Decision!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steve Englehart, Gerry Conway, and Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by John Tartaglione. Cover by Jack Kirby and Dan Adkins. Finally, the Avengers are ready to set their new roster! Iron Man agrees to be chairman! Cap stays! Wanda and the Vision remain with the group! The Wasp eagerly signs up! Yellowjacket first declines, but then changes his mind! Moondragon decides to leave, and Hellcat goes with her. The bombastic Beast jubilantly joins! And Wonder Man...hold on, what? How? Wow! Cameo appearances by Robert Frank (aka the golden age Whizzer), the Black Widow, Angel, Ghost Rider, Hercules, Iceman, Ben Grimm, Wonder Man, and the Living Laser. First 30¢ issue. (Notes: This issue concludes Steve Englehart's legendary 4-year run as the writer for Earth's Mightiest Heroes. A time period that produced many of the Avengers' all-time fan favorite stories including the three frequently reprinted sagas: the Avengers-Defenders War, the Celestial Madonna saga, and the Serpent Crown crisis. The letters page contains an essay explaining why the 150th anniversary story ended up as two issues.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #152
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 152
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    "Nightmare in New Orleans!" Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Dan Adkins. In a shocking development, Wonder Man has returned from the dead! How is this possible when the Avengers themselves witnessed Simon Williams' death several years ago? Earth's Mightiest Heroes travel south to the Crescent City to learn the secret of Wonder Man's resurrection! In the Louisiana swamps, the Scarlet Witch leads her teammates into battle against zombies, black magic, and the Black Talon! Will the Avengers find answers to their questions...or just more questions without answers? First appearance of the Black Talon. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. (Notes: Wonder Man's apparent death took place in Avengers (1st series) 9. The splash page credits Steve Englehart for this issue's plot.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #153
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 153

    "Home is the Hero!" Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Al Milgrom. The exhausted Avengers return to Manhattan after their adventure in New Orleans last issue. Inside the mansion a special visitor, Robert Frank, is waiting to talk to the Vision. At first the golden age Whizzer converses normally with Wanda's husband, but then in a flash the hero from the 1940's goes berserk! So Cap, Shell-head, and the Beast try to run down the Whizzer in the hallways of Avengers Mansion! Meanwhile, the Scarlet Witch visits the Brand Corporation's Long Island facility to search for the misplaced Serpent Crown. The good news is...she finds the crown; the bad news...so does the Living Laser! Story continues in Avengers Annual 6. (Note: This issue contains a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Spider-Man vs. the Fly.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #154
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 154

    "When Strikes Attuma?" Part 1 of 4. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by Jack Kirby and Al Milgrom. Following the Avengers' awesome battle against the Living Laser in Avengers Annual 6, the Vision drops the Serpent Crown into the Pacific Ocean to dispose of the crown forever. However, on his way back to the mainland, the synthezoid avenger is ambushed by the henchmen of Attuma! Why is Prince Namor's long-time foe attacking the Vision? Meanwhile back at Avengers Mansion, the Scarlet Witch and Jarvis wage a desperate battle for survival against another agent of Attuma...the powerful Tyrak! Will Cap, Shell-head, and the Beast get back to the mansion in time to save their faithful butler and Wanda? The situation does not look good for Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Story (part 2) continues in Super-Villain Team-Up 9. First appearance of Tyrak. Cameo appearance by the Whizzer. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. (Note: Attuma previously appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up 3.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #155
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 155

    "To Stand Alone!" Part 3 of 4. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by George Perez (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Al Milgrom. Story continues from Super-Villain Team-Up 9 (part 2). Earth's Mightiest Heroes have gone down to defeat at the hands of Doctor Doom! And now the shield-slinger, the golden avenger, the Vision, the Scarlet Witch, the Wasp, and Yellowjacket are prisoners of the Latverian monarch on Hydrobase! Meanwhile, Wonder Man, the Beast, and Robert Frank search for Attuma...and find him at an underwater U.S. research laboratory! In the middle of the furious battle, the Sub-Mariner arrives...and mistakenly attacks the Whizzer and Wonder Man! Everything is going Attuma's way! Can anyone stop the Atlantean madman? Cameo appearance by Namorita. Flashback cameos by Baron Zemo, the Enchantress, the Executioner, and Thor to recap the events of Avengers (1st series) 9. (Note: Doctor Doom's previously battled Earth's Mightiest Heroes way back in Avengers (1st series) 25.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #156
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 156
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    "The Private War of Doctor Doom!" Part 4 of 4. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Plot by Gerry Conway. Script by Jim Shooter. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Al Milgrom. In order to stop Attuma's plan for world conquest, the Vision strikes a deal with Doctor Doom! The Avengers join forces with the ruler of Latveria and pursue Attuma into his undersea lair! At the same time (and with guidance from the Beast), Prince Namor, Wonder Man, and the Whizzer zero in on Attuma's citadel too! And in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Avenging Son battle Attuma and Tyrak for the freedom of the world! Fortunately, Doctor Doom is there to help the good guys...or does the good doctor have something else in mind? Cameo appearance by Namorita. (Notes: Tyrak returns in Avengers 172. A subplot from this story involving Captain America continues in Super-Villain Team-Up 10.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #158
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 158
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    "When Avengers Clash! Part 1 of 2. Script by Jim Shooter. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Dan Adkins. Ever since Simon Williams' amazing return from the dead six issues ago, tension has been building between Wonder Man and the Vision. And now things finally boil over in a big way! A horrified Scarlet Witch looks on as the two titans clash inside Avengers Mansion! It's a fight that neither man can win. And after it's over, the Avengers' morale sinks to a new low. Meanwhile north of the border, a brand new villain has seized control of a town in the Canadian Rockies. The Avengers need a big challenge to shake them out of the doldrums; and Graviton is poised to provide it! First appearance of Graviton. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #159
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 159

    "Siege by Stealth and Storm! Part 2 of 2. Script by Jim Shooter. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The Avengers' assault on Graviton's airborne city has failed! And now the super-villain who can control gravity moves his floating city over the island of Manhattan! With eight avengers as prisoners, Graviton's plan to blackmail New York looks unstoppable! But dramatically two more avengers arrive on the scene! Can Thor and the Black Panther lift the Avengers to victory? Cameo appearance by Daredevil. (Notes: Graviton appears next in Marvel Two-in-One Annual 4. The first subplot of the Korvac Saga begins in this issue.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #160
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 160
    • Signed by artist George Perez (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    "The Trial! Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Perez. Ink by Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by George Perez and Joe Sinnott. One of the classic Avengers issues of the bronze age! Since Wonder Man's shocking resurrection several issues ago, it was only a matter of time before a certain scythe-wielding super-villain showed up at Avengers Mansion. And the Grim Reaper does not disappoint! After Eric Williams ambushes the Avengers, the trial of Wonder Man and the Vision begins! A sensational story! Brief re-telling of the origins of the Vision and Wonder Man. Cameo appearances by Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Wasp, Whizzer, and Yellowjacket. Flashback cameos by Baron Zemo, the Enchantress, Executioner, original Human Torch, Space Phantom, and Ultron. (Notes: The Grim Reaper previously appeared in Avengers 108. He returns in issue 3 of the first (1982) Vision and Scarlet Witch Limited Series. This issue was reprinted in 1993 in the trade paperback: The Greatest Battles of the Avengers. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #161
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 161
    • Signed by artist George Perez with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "Beware the Ant-Man!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and Pablo Marcos. In incredible fashion the Avengers are attacked at their Fifth Avenue Mansion! And the assailant is none other than the Ant-Man! What in the world has happened to Hank Pym?!? Fortunately with help from the Wasp, the Avengers corral their diminutive teammate! But that only buys Earth's Mightiest Heroes a few more hours until the next attacker arrives...a certain adamantium attacker! It's a super showdown inside Avengers Mansion as eight avengers lay it all on the line against Ultron! Cameo appearances by Hawkeye and the Two-Gun Kid. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, and Wonder Man. (Notes: Ultron previously appeared in Fantastic Four 150. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #162
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 162
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    "The Bride of Ultron!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and Pablo Marcos. After defeating the Avengers last issue, Ultron stands triumphant! And now the adamantium monster has a diabolic plan to create a female companion for himself! It's very simple...transfer the life force of Janet Pym into the empty metalloid body of Jocasta! But the Avengers won't go down without a fight! Once the Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor, and Wonder Man locate Ultron inside an abandoned research center on Long Island, the blockbuster battle begins! Can Earth Mightiest Heroes stop the sinister scheme of their long-time foe? Or will the Wasp tragically become the unwilling bride of Ultron? An excellent two-part story! First appearance of Jocasta. Cameo appearances by Hawkeye and the Two-Gun Kid. (Notes: Ultron returns in Avengers 171. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #163
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 163
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    "The Demi-God Must Die!" Guest-starring the Champions. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and Pablo Marcos. Over the skies of New York City, Iron Man attacks the Champions! What has possessed the golden avenger to ambush his fellow super-heroes? That's what the Black Widow, Iceman, and Hercules would like to know! Shell-head make short work of the widow and Iceman, but the Lion of Olympus is a completely different matter! Iron Man and Hercules wage a fierce battle in the streets of Manhattan from Columbus Circle to Avengers Mansion! And inside the mansion...the true villain awaits! (Notes: The Champions appear next in Super-Villain Team-Up 14. Typhon returns in Avengers Annual 23. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #164
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 164

    "To Fall By Treachery!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne (first work on the series). Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and John Tartaglione. The Lethal Legion is back! And their first order of business is smashing the Avengers! The two super groups clash not once, but twice! First during a bank robbery, and then several hours later outside Avengers Mansion! Without Iron Man and the Vision, can the remaining avengers beat the Living Laser, Power Man (aka Erik Josten), and Whirlwind? And even if they do, the new and improved Count Nefaria is waiting in the wings! Cameo appearance by the Whizzer (aka Robert Frank). Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Wasp, Yellowjacket, and Wonder Man. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: Count Nefaria previously appeared in Uncanny X-men 95. The letters page of Avengers 168 credits John Byrne with scripting page 14 of the story. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #165
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 165
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0962750009

    "Hammer of Vengeance!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and Mike Esposito. Earth's Mightiest Heroes are in dire straits after the super-charged Count Nefaria dumps a 40-story building on top of them! And now the count is free to wreak havoc in the city as the Beast, Black Panther, Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Yellowjacket, and Wonder Man lie buried under tons of rubble! Fortunately though, the golden avenger arrives on the scene and digs out his teammates! But that only sets the stage for round two against the all-powerful Count Nefaria! The Avengers need help desperately! Is anyone else available? First appearance of Peter Gyrich. Cameo appearances by the Vision, Whizzer, and Thor. First 35¢ issue. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Cupcakes featuring Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson vs. the Legal Eagle.) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #166
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 166

    "Day of the Godslayer!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by John Byrne. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by George Perez and Ernie Chan. In spectacular style the mighty Thor appears at Avengers Mansion and gives battle to Count Nefaria! But despite bringing down the thunder and lightning, the Prince of Asgard cannot defeat the powerful villain! However, after Yellowjacket revives the Vision, the Avengers assemble one more time! Can Iron Man, Wonder Man, Thor, Captain America, the Wasp, Yellowjacket, Vision, and Scarlet Witch finally take Nefaria down...for the count? First appearance of Django Maximoff. (Note: The initial subplot of the Yesterday Quest storyline begins in this issue.) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #169
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 169

    "If We Should Fail -- The World Dies Tonight" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Sal Buscema (layouts) and Dave Hunt (finishes). Cover by Dave Cockrum and Joe Sinnott. The Black Panther, Captain America, and Iron Man are spending a relaxing afternoon at Avengers Mansion, when all of a sudden an armored intruder attacks! The three avengers quickly halt Jason Beere's reckless assault. However, before he collapses the megalomaniac mumbles something about four neutron bombs scattered throughout the world! The shield-slinger travels to Peru to disarm the first bomb, Shell-head to Moscow for the second one, and T'challa to the Arctic Circle for the third. But where, oh where, is the fourth bomb? (Notes: Jason Beere appears next in Iron Man 115. This issue was a fill-in story during the Korvac Saga.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #178
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 178