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Comic books in 'Avengers'

  • Issue #209
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 209

    "The Resurrection Stone!" Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils by Alan Kupperberg. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Al Milgrom. It's a happy day at Avengers Mansion as Hank McCoy is reunited with his former girlfriend Vera Cantor. But joy quickly turns to horror when a Skrull (disguised as Jarvis) poisons Vera! The devious Skrull will revive her, but only if the Beast, Wanda, Vision, and Wonder Man retrieve the resurrection stone! However, the stone has been split into two halves...and sent back in time! The four avengers' first stop is 14th century London during the gruesome bubonic plague outbreak. And the second...Dachau concentration camp near the end of World War II. Earth Mightiest Heroes witness human suffering at its absolute worst. And in the end Hank McCoy will hold the power of life and death in his hands. What will the Beast do? An excellent story featuring the four avengers who would depart the team two issues later. Cameo appearance by Mr. Fantastic. Flashback cameo by the Hulk to recap the events of Incredible Hulk 161. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Scarlet Witch, Vision, and Wonder Man. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for Marvel Treasury Edition 28: Superman and Spider-Man vs. Doctor Doom and the Parasite.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #210
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 210

    "You Don't Need the Weathermen To Know Which Way the Wind Blows!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Gene Colan and Dan Green. Bizarre weather events are threatening the Earth! Tidal Waves in London! Snow storms in Buenos Aires! Heat Waves in Antarctica! What in the world is going on? The Avengers split into five teams to investigate! While her teammates transverse the globe, Jocasta studies the subtle symbolism in the name, Samarobryn, for the Earth's weather-monitoring space station. Could there be a connection between the destructive weather and the orbiting outpost one hundred leagues above the hemisphere? A wise man from the 16th century would say yes. But what will Jocasta say after her fateful journey to the outer space weather station? Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Jocasta, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, and Wonder Man. (Note: This issue represents the final adventure of the Avengers' classic bronze age lineup. In the next issue, the old order changeth.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #211
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 211

    "By Force of Mind!" Guest-starring Angel, Dazzler, Hercules, Iceman, Moon Knight, and Tigra. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Gene Colan and Dan Green. Captain America declares that the Avengers must cut their active roster to six! Who will stay and who will go? Moondragon thinks she has the answers and summons several heroes to Avengers Mansion to try out! After Earth's Mightiest Heroes get rid of Moondragon and her condescending attitude, the team gets down to business. Surprisingly four long-time members decide to leave and pursue new lives in the outside world. But a new recruit, Tigra, elects to join! The new 6-person lineup looks like a lot like the original unit: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Tigra, the Wasp, and Yellowjacket! Cameo appearances by the Black Panther, Black Widow, and Hawkeye. (Note: This issue was a significant milestone for the Avengers title as the Beast, Wonder Man, Scarlet Witch, and Vision depart after having been primary members for 75, 60, 136, and 154 issues, respectively.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #212
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 212
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • CGC Serial #0932995007

    "Men of Deadly Pride!" Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Alan Kupperberg. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Alan Kupperberg and Dan Green. The Avengers' new lineup goes into action for the first time in the nation's capital! A strange couple apparently lost in time appears in Washington D.C.! When the police accidently shoot her warrior husband, the powerful Elfqueen attacks the city! After a brief battle, Captain America convinces her to stop fighting. But in an attempt to reestablish his prominence on the team, Yellowjacket fires an after-the-fact disruptor blast at the Elfqueen! Beginning next issue Hank Pym is going to regret his foolish action. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Tigra, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #213
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 213
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #0960988002

    "Court Martial" Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Bob Hall and Dan Green. Earth's Mightiest Heroes reach a low point in their proud history as one of the team's founding members, Hank Pym, faces court-martial following his brazen conduct last issue. Unfortunately, Yellowjacket has slipped further into delusion and builds a special adamantium robot to attack the Avengers during his court-martial. The Wasp intervenes at the last minute to save the day; but nothing will save Hank Pym's career or his marriage. A dark day indeed at Avengers Mansion. Flashback cameos by the Hulk, Vision, Grim Reaper, Ultron, and Jocasta to recap Hank Pym's history with the Avengers. (Note: The letters page includes a fan letter that details every costume the Wasp has worn to date.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #214
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 214

    "Three Angels Fallen!" Guest-starring Angel and the Ghost Rider. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Bob Hall and Dan Green. In the mountains of New Mexico, a down-on-his-luck Johnny Blaze picks a fight with Warren Worthington! After Angel ends ups in the hospital; his girlfriend, Candy Southern, makes a phone call to Avengers Mansion! The shield-slinger and his fellow avengers are eager to put Yellowjacket's disastrous court-martial behind them, so they agree to travel out west and round up the Ghost Rider! But that's much easier said than done! Are Earth's Mightiest Heroes ready for the hellfire? An excellent battle in the Land of Enchantment! Last 50¢ issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #215
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 215
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #0960988003

    "All the Ways of Power!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Silver Surfer. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Alan Weiss. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Alan Weiss. While flying over the swamps of New Jersey, the Silver Surfer senses a powerful energy source lying among the weeds. It's a wand! Could a simple wand somehow threaten the cosmic sky-rider? Yes! Because it's the wand of the Molecule Man! After subduing the surfer, the Molecule Man decides to conquer the world! However, Earth's Mightiest Heroes stand ready to oppose the power-mad villain! It's a super showdown of heavyweight proportions: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the Silver Surfer vs. the Molecule Man! (and Tigra's in the mix too!) Cameo appearance by Ann Nocenti. Flashback cameos by the Fantastic Four, Galactus, and Shalla-Bal. First 60¢ issue. (Note: The Molecule Man previously appeared in Micronauts (1st series) 23.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #216
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 216

    "To Avenge the Avengers!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Silver Surfer. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Alan Weiss. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Alan Weiss. In stunning fashion the Avengers and the Silver Surfer have gone down to defeat at the hands of the Molecule Man! Now only Tigra remains to confront the misguided maniac! However, Owen Reece appears to be lost in his own little world and allows the Avengers to regroup after their near death experience. But Iron Man and Thor are out of action! It's going to be Tony Stark, Donald Blake, Captain America, Tigra, and the Silver Surfer making the final valiant stand against the Molecule Man! A terrific two-part story! Cameo appearance by the Fantastic Four. (Notes: In this issue Captain America finally learns the secret identities of Iron Man and Thor. This two-part story established the awesome power of the Molecule Man that would be featured in the Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Limited Series. The letters page includes a letter from comics editor Kevin Dooley.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #217
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 217

    "Double-Cross!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Jim Shooter and Bob Hall. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by Bob Hall and Dan Green. Henry Pym is down in the dumps after his foolish actions several issues ago. He's lost his teammates, his wife, and his reputation. The impoverished avenger is trying to rebuild his life, when he has a chance encounter with a long-time foe...Egghead! Apparently Egghead (last seen in Defenders 43) needs Dr. Pym's help in providing a new prosthetic device to his niece, Trish Starr. Can the devious super-villain be trusted? Unfortunately, the answer is no as Hank Pym's mission of mercy turns into a blackmail operation! Egghead will kill Trish, if Yellowjacket doesn't steal tanks of adamantium resin from the Strategic Air Command in Nebraska! Without any other options, the former avenger steals the tanks. However during the escape, four super-heroes arrive on the scene to confront him! It's four heroes Hank Pym knows very well: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the Wasp! And as depicted on the terrific cover, Yellowjacket fights the Avengers to the finish...a heartbreaking finish. Cameo and first appearance by Fabian Stankowicz. (Note: Hank Pym, Trish Starr, and Egghead formerly crossed paths in Marvel Feature (1st series) 5 and Giant-Size Defenders 4.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #218
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 218
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #0159164029

    "Born Again (and Again and Again...)" Plot by Jim Shooter and J.M. DeMatteis. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Don Perlin (layouts) and Embellishers Assembled (finishes). Cover by Don Perlin and Dan Green. It's off-beat tale as a young boy visits Avengers Mansion with a unique problem...he can't be killed. Or in other words: he won't stay dead. The bizarre events of Captain America 264 have created a virtual eternity man. While the Avengers figure out what to do about the situation, the distraught boy stows away on a rocket bound for the sun! But the awesome fury of the sun does not destroy him! It transforms him into a rampaging fire creature! Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the Wasp have their hands full in this one! (Notes: Various artists contributed finishes to this issue. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 437,081; average paid circulation 221,394 .) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #219
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 219

    "By Divine Right!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Drax the Destroyer. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Embellishers Assembled. Cover by Bob Hall and Bob Layton. Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the Wasp are all going about their daily business when suddenly a psychic bolt from the blue strikes them! Who is summoning the four avengers? Why it's the erstwhile avenger Moondragon! Apparently the Titan priestess needs helps in suppressing a rebellion on her adopted home planet of Ba-Bani. But Moondragon's father, Drax the Destroyer, is already there. How come Drax, one of the most powerful beings in the universe, cannot squash the rebellion? Is something rotten in the state of Ba-Bani? The Avengers think so! (Notes: Moondragon and Drax the Destroyer previously appeared in Thor 314 and Marvel Graphic Novel 1. This issue features a full-page ad for G.I. Joe 1.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #220
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 220

    "War Against the Gods!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Drax the Destroyer. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Dan Green and helpers. Cover by Bob Hall and Brett Breeding. Moondragon stands revealed as the true villain on Ba-Bani! The former avenger has given up mind-controlling her father! She's now concentrating on a bigger prize ...the thunder god! Moondragon's success in manipulating the Prince of Asgard leads to a blockbuster battle: the Wasp, Captain America, Iron Man, and Drax the Destroyer vs. the Mighty Thor! Wow! Can the three avengers plus Drax defeat their powerful teammate and neutralize Moondragon as well? It's a tragic ending for Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Apparent death of Drax the Destroyer. Cameo appearance by Odin. (Note: Drax returns several years later in the Silver Surfer 2nd series.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #221
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 221

    "New Blood!" Guest-starring the Black Widow, Dazzler, Invisible Girl, She-Hulk, and Spider-Woman. Plot by Jim Shooter and David Michelinie. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Ed Hannigan and Brett Breeding. The roster of Earth's Mightiest Heroes is down to four! The team needs two more members to reestablish the desired number of six. Cap and Shell-head offer one membership slot to a certain ace archer, while the Wasp hosts a ladies-only party to fill the other slot. But during Janet Van Dyne's party, the Mechano-Marauder (aka Fabian Stankowicz) attacks! However, Fabian has no more success than he did in issue 217 and ultimately helps the Wasp find a new team member! The new lineup: Captain America, Iron Man, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. Cameo appearances by Spider-Man, Peter Gyrich, and President Reagan. (Note: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Barry Dutter.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #222
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 222

    "A Gathering of Evil!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Steven Grant. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Greg LaRocque and Al Milgrom. Egghead has a new plan to become famous! But he'll need several super-powered helpers to put his plan into motion! To that end he recruits Moonstone, Tiger Shark, Whirlwind, and the Scorpion to become the new Masters of Evil! And shortly thereafter outside Avengers Mansion...Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp meet the new Masters of Evil face-to-face! Meanwhile inside Ryker's Island, the incarcerated Hank Pym gets into a fight with a fellow inmate and earns some time in solitary confinement. Cameo appearances by Scott Lang (aka Ant-Man) and Dave Cannon (aka Whirlwind). 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #223
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 223
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 08/15/2015.
    • CGC Serial #1316518009
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    • CGC Serial #0268544027

    "Of Robin Hoods and Roustabouts" Guest-starring Ant-Man. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Brett Breeding and helpers. Cover by Ed Hannigan and Klaus Janson. On a sunny afternoon in Nassau County, Clint Barton and Scott Lang attend a traveling carnival. Scott is there having fun with his daughter enjoying the attractions, while Clint is following a lead concerning possible criminal activity! Hawkeye's and Ant-Man's paths collide when a super-villain is discovered at the carnival! It's the Taskmaster! The man with the photographic reflexes! And inside a giant circus tent, Ant-Man and the ace archer will try to cancel the Taskmaster's act! Cameo appearances by Captain America, Iron Man, She-Hulk, and the Wasp. (Notes: The Taskmaster previously appeared in Marvel Team-Up 103. The back cover features a Megaforce ad drawn by William Stout.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #224
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 224

    "Two From The Heart!" Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by Alan Zelenetz. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Brett Breeding and helpers. Cover by Brett Breeding. Since her difficult divorce several issues ago, Janet Van Dyne has been moving on her with life and enjoying her role as chairperson of Earth's Mightiest Heroes. And perhaps now it's time to move on with her love life as well. After meeting at a high society party, Tony Stark and the Wasp begin dating. Is that really a good idea considering the golden avenger's secret identity? Captain America doesn't think so! And that kicks off a series of three very uncomfortable conversations! First, Tony Stark and Cap, then Iron Man and Thor, and finally Shell-head and the Wasp! Everything started with good intentions, but is everything going to end that way? Meanwhile, Ant-Man makes a secret visit to Ryker's Island to talk with Hank Pym. However, the former avenger doesn't want to be sprung from prison. He plans to clear his name the right way! Cameo appearances by Egghead and Jim Rhodes. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Notes: This cover is among a trio of Marvel covers in the early 1980's that featured super-heroes behind bars. See Amazing Spider-Man 219 and Captain America 260 also.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #225
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 225
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #1342697030

    "The Fall of Avalon" Part 1 of 2. Script by Steven Grant. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Chic Stone. Cover by Ed Hannigan and John Beatty. Finally, the Black Knight is back! Where has he been? How about fighting evil in the 12th century! After Doctor Druid appears at Avengers Mansion and magically transports Earth's Mightiest Heroes back in time, they join Dane Whitman in the battle to save mystical Avalon! Who are the heroes fighting? The Fomor and its 6 powerful members! The odds don't look good for crumbling Avalon, but, Amergin, the island's aging ruler, has an ace in the hole to beat the Fomor...an ancient weapon from days gone by...the Evil Eye! It's an awesome adventure in Avalon for the Avengers! (Notes: The Black Knight previously appeared in Defenders 11 and Avengers 157. The Avengers earlier encountered the Evil Eye during the classic Avengers-Defenders War in issues 116-118.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #226
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 226

    "An Eye for an Eye" Part 2 of 2. Script by Steven Grant. Pencils by Greg LaRocque. Inks by Chic Stone. Cover by Ed Hannigan and John Beatty. The Fomor have unleashed Balor, the giant one-eyed monster, on Earth's Mightiest Heroes! After Thor and She-Hulk are transported back to Avengers Mansion, only three avengers remain to fight Balor and defend the dimensional portal between Avalon and Earth! So the 12th century battle lines are drawn: Captain America, Hawkeye, the Wasp, Amergin, and the Black Knight vs. Balor and the Fomor! But which side has the Evil Eye? That's the key to victory! And in the midst of the all-out action, can Dane Whitman finally find his way back home to the 20th century? An inspiring finish for the Black Knight! (Note: The Black Knight's next adventure takes place in Doctor Strange (2nd series) 68 and 69.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #227
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 227

    "Testing...1...2...3!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Brett Breeding. After a quick test of her amazing powers, the Avengers offer membership to the new Captain Marvel (aka Monica Rambeau). Meanwhile at Ryker's Island, a psychiatrist visits Hank Pym to determine his fitness to stand trial for his crimes in Avengers 217. But as the former avenger prepares for his trial, Egghead gets ready for Hank's trial too! Everyone is headed to the courthouse next issue! Origin of Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath, and Yellowjacket. Cameo appearances by the Plant-Man, Wizard, Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, and Egghead. Flashback cameos by the Black Panther, Hulk, Scarlet Witch, Tigra, Ultron, Vision, and Wonder Man to recap the history of Henry Pym. Second appearance of the new Captain Marvel. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Notes: Captain Marvel debuted in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16. Roger Stern begins his 5-year run as the writer for the Avengers title. This issue features a two-page ad for the Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin Atari video game.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #228
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 228

    "Trial and Error!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Al Milgrom. Finally, Dr. Henry Pym has his day in court to clear his name! Will the former avenger be able to prove his innocence? It doesn't matter, because Egghead won't give his long-time adversary a chance! As Hank walks to the witness stand the Masters of Evil attack! Pandemonium erupts as the Beetle, Shocker, Radioactive Man, Moonstone, and Tiger Shark clash with the Avengers! There's no order in this court! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes save Hank from the clutches of the Masters of Evil? Cameo appearances by the Vision and Scarlet Witch. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229B
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 229B

    This issue DOES NOT have a Lakeside Skin Tattooz insert. "Final Curtain!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom. Henry Pym just can't catch a break! During his testimony last issue, the Masters of Evil stormed the courtroom and kidnapped him! Now the brilliant biochemist is holed up in Egghead's secret headquarters reluctantly working on a new project for his long-time enemy. Meanwhile at Avengers Mansion, frustration is building in the ranks! Iron Man is missing, She-Hulk has been de-powered, and nobody knows where the Masters of Evil took Hank! But with some outside the box thinking, the Avengers' ace archer and the team's newest member reverse the momentum! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes rescue Hank Pym in time? Or will the man formerly known as Ant-Man, formerly known as Giant-Man, formerly known as Goliath, and formerly known as Yellowjacket…find a way to beat Egghead and the Masters of Evil…all by himself? Cameo appearance by Scott Lang. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Note: Due to events in his own title, Iron Man begins his lengthy absence from the Avengers.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #230
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 230
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #0958221008

    "The Last Farewell!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom. In heroic fashion last issue, Henry Pym defeated the Masters of Evil. And together with Hawkeye ended the threat of Egghead forever. Now after being cleared of all charges against him, the former avenger needs to determine what to do next with his life. But before Hank makes that decision, it's time for one last visit to Avengers Mansion. In an emotional farewell, one of the founding members of the Avengers says goodbye to his Yellowjacket costume, his long-time friends and teammates, and finally his former wife Janet. It's a powerful conclusion for Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Final appearance of Egghead. Cameo appearances by Moonstone, the Plant-Man, Radioactive Man, Tiger Shark, Trish Starr, Elysius, ISAAC, Mentor, and Starfox. (Notes: Hank Pym does not resume his Yellowjacket identity until many years later in the 3rd series of the Avengers title. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 426,329; average paid circulation 223,335.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #231
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 231

    "Up From the Depths!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Nick Fury. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Bizarre plant-like creatures have taken over a SHIELD base near Baltimore! And just in time for a visit from President Ronald Reagan and Colonel Nick Fury! Shockingly, the President of the United States is taken prisoner! However, Earth's Mightiest Heroes are on their way for a rescue mission of presidential proportions! After a quick site recon by Captain Marvel, the Avengers put their plan into action! Can the Avengers save the Great Communicator from the clutches of the Plantman? Or will the bellicose botanist plunge the U.S. into anarchy? Cameo appearances by the Beast, Scarlet Witch, Vision, and Wonder Man for the funeral of Jocasta (killed in Marvel Two-in-One 93); Jim Rhodes (as the second Iron Man), Peter Gyrich, and Starfox. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #232
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 232

    "And Now Starfox!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Starfox wants to join the Avengers! But he will have to undergo training first! And chasing down the Plantman will be an excellent start! To that end Captain Marvel, Thor, and Starfox (aka Eros from Titan) link up with a Naval Task Force to capture the Plantman! However, the elusive villain and his submarine are cruising the depths of the Atlantic Ocean floor! Are the three avengers ready to go deep sea fishing...for the Plantman? Meanwhile, the shield-slinger and the Wasp pay a visit to an inebriated Tony Stark and surprisingly learn that someone else is now wearing the famous red and gold armor. Cameo appearances by Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes) and the Wizard. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 235

    "Havoc on the Homefront!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Budiansky (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Wizard is enjoying life at his Long Island estate after escaping from prison several weeks ago. But now the federal government is on to him! And sends the Avengers to find the former leader of the Frightful Four! Captain America, She-Hulk, and the Scarlet Witch invade the Wizard's mansion to see if the criminal mastermind is home! Don't worry, he is! Can the three avengers reign in the wingless Wizard? First appearance of Raymond Sikorsky. Cameo appearances by Spider-Man and the Vision. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, and the Wasp. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #236
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 236

    "I Want to be an Avenger!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Amazing Spider-Man wants to join the Avengers! But the web-slinger passed on his first opportunity way back in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 3. Why is he ready to sign up now? Earth's Mightiest Heroes are lukewarm to the idea and brush off the wall-crawler. However, when Spider-Man sees a quinjet departing the mansion, he hitches a ride! After the quinjet lands at Project Pegasus, Captain America, She-Hulk, and Starfox aren't very happy to find their amazing stowaway. But that attitude changes in a heartbeat when the Avengers discover hordes of Lava Men on the loose! Not to mention Blackout, Electro, Moonstone, and the Rhino! It's pandemonium at Project Pegasus! Cameo appearances by Michael O'Brien (aka the Guardsman) and the Vision. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Avengers (1963-1983) and debuts a new cover logo for the series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #237
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 237

    "Meltdowns and Mayhem" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Avengers and the web-slinger have stopped the flow of Lava Men at Project Pegasus! That crisis is over, but another one is lurking right around the corner! Moonstone, Blackout, Electro, and the Rhino escaped from their cells during the melee last issue, and now the foursome are planning to sabotage the nuclear research dome! By the time the Avengers best the super-villains and reach the nuclear reactor, it's set for an epic meltdown! At this moment Earth's Mightiest Heroes don't need Spider-Man's brawn; they need Peter Parker's brains! Can the wall-crawler save Project Pegasus from impending disaster? A great two-part story! Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #238
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 238

    "Unlimited Vision!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Starfox has a new idea to speed up the Vision's recovery! Let ISAAC, the computer that runs Eros' home planet of Titan, try to repair the Vision's internal systems! Can ISAAC make the Vision as good as new? Or perhaps new and further improved? Meanwhile, Moonstone and Blackout are still unaccounted for following their escape from Project Pegasus last issue. However, once the Avengers track the fugitives to Egghead's old hideout, their days of freedom come to an abrupt and dark end! Origin on Blackout. Cameo appearances by Jessica Drew and Tigra. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: Blackout and Moonstone return in Dazzler 32.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #239
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 239

    "Late Night of the Super-Stars!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Hawkeye returns to Avengers Mansion with his new bride, Mockingbird! However, the Avengers are on their way to San Francisco, so only the Vision is home to greet the ace archer. Several minutes later Wonder Man calls...in need of a big favor! He's been booked on Late Night with David Letterman and needs several other avengers to appear with him! The Beast, Black Panther, Black Widow, and Hawkeye agree to join Simon on the show! But Fabian Stankowicz decides that he's ready for a guest appearance too! With the bright lights shining and the cameras rolling, the all-out action on the Late Night set begins! It's going to take all of the reserve avengers plus David Letterman to knock out Fabian and his annoying inventions! A fun issue! Assistant Editors' Month. Cameo appearance by Paul Shaffer. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Wonder Man, and the Vision. (Notes: This issue includes the first meeting between Mockingbird and the Black Widow, two of Hawkeye's leading ladies. The letters page features a parody by Assistant Editor Mike Carlin.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #240
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 240

    "The Ghost of Jessica Drew!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Woman, Doctor Strange, and the Shroud. Script by Roger Stern with consultation from Ann Nocenti. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. At the request of Tigra, Earth's Mightiest Heroes travel to San Francisco to diagnose the mysterious ailment that has put Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman) into a coma. When the ghost of Spider-Woman appears at the hospital, the Avengers realize that supernatural forces are at work! So the call goes out for super-powered help, namely Doctor Strange and Dr. Henry Pym! But even the Master of the Mystic Arts and the world's leading biochemist don't know what or who is afflicting Jessica Drew! Could it be an evil sorceress from the sixth century? Time is running out...somebody needs to figure out something...and soon! Cameo appearance by the Vision. Flashback cameos by Gypsy Moth, Daddy Longlegs, Magnus, and Morgan Le Fey. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Dr. Pym, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Tigra, and the Wasp. (Note: Spider-Woman's story continues from Spider-Woman (1st series) 50.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #241
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 241

    "Dark Angel!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Woman, Doctor Strange, and the Shroud. Script by Roger Stern with consultation from Ann Nocenti. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns), Joe Sinnott (finishes), and Andy Mushynsky (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Brett Breeding. Jessica Drew's tormentor stands revealed! It's Morgan Le Fey! And she still craves vengeance against Spider-Woman! From the astral plane, the sixth century sorceress attacks Doctor Strange and the Avengers! The heroes know they can't beat Morgan Le Fey from Earth's dimension, so the Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Shroud, and Starfox invade the astral plane and take the battle directly to the evil witch! The action is fast and furious in both the astral plane and the hospital room as Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Master of the Mystic Arts try to bring Jessica Drew back from the brink! Final appearance of Magnus. Cameo appearances by Captain America, Hawkeye, and the Vision. (Note: Morgan Le Fey appears next in Iron Man 209.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #242
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 242

    "Easy Come...Easy Go!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns), Joe Rubinstein (finishes), and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Let the good times roll at Avengers Mansion! After completing their west coast adventure, the Avengers return home and throw a party for the newlyweds, Hawkeye and Mockingbird! And the celebration becomes even more joyous when the Vision finally regains full use of his synthetic body! But several minutes later, the Vision detects a massive energy source in Central Park! Earth's Mightiest Heroes run across the street to investigate and discover an enormous citadel! Six avengers including Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp rush inside the mammoth structure...and suddenly disappear! Where did they go? (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for the Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book ($12.95 cover price) and a full-page ad for the Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Limited Series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #246
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 246

    "Gatherings" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Sersi. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. It's a quiet day at Avengers Mansion, so Starfox and the Wasp decide to crash an upscale party in New York City! And the hostess of the party is none other than Sersi, the fun-loving member of the Eternals! But apparently back in Olympia, the Eternals are holding a very important meeting that requires Sersi's attendance. However, the enchanting Eternal doesn't want to go! So the Delphans are coming to get her by force if necessary! And it will be necessary! Meanwhile in New Orleans, Captain Marvel reveals her secret identity to her parents; and at the White House, the Vision meets with the Commander-in-Chief! Cameo appearances by Domo, Ikaris, Thena, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, President Ronald Reagan, and Nancy Reagan. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: Possible inks by John Byrne on page 20.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #247
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 247

    "The Ties that Bind!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring the Eternals. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. In Northern Greece the Wasp and Starfox wake up in the company of the Eternals! Last issue's battle was a huge misunderstanding! And now Starfox learns that he is also an eternal! But that revelation means he must participate in the ritual of the Uni-Mind! In spectacular fashion, all of the Eternals including Starfox take to the sky and become the single entity known as the Uni-Mind! Leaving the Wasp and Captain Marvel gasping in awe! One potential problem though...what if a super-villain were to attack Olympia, while the Eternals are formed in the Uni-Mind? Look out! Retelling of the Eternals' origin. Cameo appearances by She-Hulk, Quicksilver, Lockjaw, and Maelstrom. Flashback cameos by Chronos, Zuras, Mentor, Sui-San, and Thanos to recap the history of Titan; and Magneto, Modred, and Bova to recap the events of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch Limited Series (1st series) issue 4. (Notes: Maelstrom previously appeared in Marvel Two-in-One 72. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of the West Coast Avengers Limited Series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #248
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 248

    "To Save the Eternals!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Eternals. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes) and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom has taken control of the Eternals' homeland! And paralyzed within the Uni-Mind, the Eternals are helpless to stop him! Earth's Mightiest Heroes are the final hope for Olympia! When the Vision attacks Maelstrom, the Scarlet Witch dissolves the Uni-Mind and frees the Eternals! Suddenly there are hundreds of heroes to fight Maelstrom! Has the tide turned in the Eternals' favor? Or does Maelstrom still have an ace up his sleeve? Flashback cameos by Black Bolt and the Thing. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Notes: Deathurge previously appeared in Marvel Two-in-One 72. The first issue of the West Coast Avengers Limited Series was published this month.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #249
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 249
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    "The Snows of Summer" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes) and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. It's snowing all over the world! Is this cause for celebration? Unfortunately not! It's cause for grave concern about the survival of the universe! When Thor stops by Avengers Mansion, he tells his teammates about the ominous situation they face! Surtur is sending his demon hordes, the Sons of Muspell, to Midgard in order to clear a path for the fire giant to invade Asgard! In the snowy streets of Manhattan, the Avengers along with the Fantastic Four and the Warriors Three clash with Surtur's powerful demon hordes! Story continues in Thor 350. Cameo appearances by ISAAC, Deathurge, Maelstrom, and Beta Ray Bill. Flashback cameos by Malekith and Surtur. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: The events of Thor 348 and 349 lead into this story.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #250
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 250

    "World Power!" Double-size issue. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Additional inks by Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Roy Richardson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom is back (after a short one issue rest)! And the master of kinetic energy has a new plan to destroy the world! Slow down the rotation of the Earth and create a global catastrophe! But the Fifth Avenue Avengers are hot on Maelstrom's trail, and their west coast counterparts are too! In the skies over Tierra del Fuego, eleven of Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Helio, Phobius, and Gronk! And if the Avengers get past those three lackeys, then Maelstrom awaits! A giant-size Maelstrom! Can the east coast and west coast Avengers knock down the malevolent Maelstrom and save the planet? Avengers Assemble! Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. West Coast Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes), Tigra, and Wonder Man. (Note: Maelstrom returns in Quasar 21.) 48 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #251
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 251

    "Deceptions!" Guest-starring Paladin. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Hall (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Bob Hall and Joe Sinnott. The Vision has been acting strangely since recovering from his injuries several issues ago. In the sub-basement level of Avengers Mansion and with help from ISAAC, the synthezoid avenger builds a device called the Encephalatron Command Chair. This ominous device would give the Vision control of every computer system on Earth! Is the Avengers' chairman thinking about ruling the world? Stay tuned! Meanwhile, the Wasp takes a vacation to the Caribbean and makes a new friend in Paul Denning (aka Paladin)! But she also makes a new enemy in Baron Brimstone! Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Notes: Paladin teams up with the Wasp again in Spectacular Spider-Man 105 and 106. Baron Brimstone previously appeared in Marvel Team-Up 99.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #252
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 252
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    "Deciding Factor!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Hall (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Bob Hall and Joe Sinnott. The Vision continues to ponder whether or not he should take control of the world's computer systems. The Encephalatron Command Chair would give him that power. What will the synthezoid avenger decide to do? However, after an arsonist torches the home of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch in New Jersey, the decision becomes clear! Meanwhile in the Arizona desert, one of Thanos' secret Earth bases has been discovered! Cap, Wanda, Hercules, and Starfox travel west to investigate! And once inside the base they discover a pair of brothers! The Blood Brothers! These extra-terrestrial beasts usually like to play with Shell-Head, but today they mix it up with four new avengers! Cameo appearances by Doc Samson and Dane Whitman (aka the Black Knight). Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, and the Vision. (Note: The Blood Brothers previously appeared in Iron Man 91.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #253
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 253

    "Conquering Vision" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Hall (breakdowns), Ian Akin (finishes), and Brian Garvey (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard. With encouragement from ISAAC, the Vision makes his move to seize control of every computer system on Earth! The synthezoid avenger slips through the cyber defenses of the Pentagon, NORAD, SHIELD, and the Kremlin! But along the way, the Avengers' chairman bumps into an electronic super-villain also inside the world's computers! It's Quasimodo! If the Vision can fight past Quasimodo, he'll face Earth's Mightiest Heroes next! Wow! Cameo appearances by the Blood Brothers, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Tigra, and Wonder Man. Flashback cameos by the Mad Thinker, Necrodamus, Ultron, Iron Man, and the Fantastic Four. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, and the Vision. Last 60¢ issue. (Note: The Vision's actions will have serious consequences for him beginning in West Coast Avengers 42, part 1 of the VisionQuest storyline.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #254
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 254

    "Absolute Vision" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Hall (breakdowns), Joe Delbeato (finishes), and Joe Rubinstein (finishes). Cover by Bob Hall and Joe Rubinstein. Throughout their glorious history, Earth's Mightiest Heroes have made their living stopping the plans of would-be world conquerors. But today the Avengers must stop one of their own! The Vision has good intentions, but does he know where the road paved with good intentions leads? As the synthezoid avenger closes in on world cyber domination, the Avengers along with their west coast counterparts invade the mansion! Can anyone find the Vision? Can anyone talk sense into him? It's a race against time…the Avengers must win! Cameo appearances by Hawkeye, Mockingbird, and Tigra. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Wonder Man, and the Vision. First 65¢ issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #255
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 255

    "The Legacy of Thanos!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Painted cover by Tom Palmer. The Vision's plan to take over the world's computers has been stopped! But the ramifications from the Avengers' chairman's actions are just beginning! The Pentagon is hopping mad and wants some answers! The Vision and the Scarlet Witch depart the team and head to Washington D.C. (and into the pages of the second Vision and the Scarlet Witch Limited Series). Meanwhile during his scheme to deceive his teammates, the Vision sent Captain Marvel to Thanos' old starship on a false pretense. But once the Crescent City avenger infiltrates Sanctuary II, she discovers possible alien activity! Who is prowling around the mad Titan's former command ship? Flashback cameo by ISAAC. (Notes: This issue begins Buscema & Palmer's second run on the Avengers title (thru issue 300). The two artists had previously worked together on the Avengers series during the silver age. Their last collaboration was more than 150 issues ago on Avengers 97.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #256
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 256

    "World Power!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Additional inks by Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Roy Richardson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom is back (after a short one issue rest)! And the master of kinetic energy has a new plan to destroy the world! Slow down the rotation of the Earth and create a global catastrophe! But the Fifth Avenue Avengers are hot on Maelstrom's trail, and their west coast counterparts are too! In the skies over Tierra del Fuego, eleven of Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Helio, Phobius, and Gronk! And if the Avengers get past those three lackeys, then Maelstrom awaits! A giant-size Maelstrom! Can the east coast and west coast Avengers knock down the malevolent Maelstrom and save the planet? Avengers Assemble! Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. West Coast Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes), Tigra, and Wonder Man. (Note: Maelstrom returns in Quasar 21.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #257
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 257
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    "Holocaust in a Hidden Land!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Ka-Zar and Shanna. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Terminus is on a rampage through the Savage Land! And only Earth's Mightiest Heroes stand between the powerful alien and the utter destruction of the bottom of the world! Will the combined might of the Black Knight, shield-slinger, Starfox, Wasp, and Prince of Power be enough to prevent the annihilation of the hidden paradise? Or will Antarctica, centuries later, finally reclaim the Savage Land? A cold and bitter ending for Ka-Zar and the Avengers! Meanwhile light years away in outer space, Captain Marvel meets a new super-villain that will battle the Avengers for years to come! First appearance of Nebula. (Notes: The Savage Land first appeared in Uncanny X-Men (1st series) 10. The High Evolutionary attempts to restore the Savage Land in Uncanny X-Men Annual 12. This issue includes a full-page ad for the Secret Wars II Limited Series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #258
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 258
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    "Pyrrhic Victory!" Guest-starring Firelord. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. In a depressing development, the Savage Land is gone. Earth's Mightiest Heroes could not save it. Where does Ka-Zar go from here? Back to the concrete jungles of New York City with the Avengers for the time being. After the heroes return to Avengers Mansion, a distress call comes in! The Amazing Spider-Man is battling Firelord in the South Bronx! Wow, can the web-slinger beat the former herald of Galactus? If the spectacular one cannot, Hercules is ready to help! Also in this issue, Captain Marvel finds herself caught in a war between Nebula and the Skrulls in the Andromeda Galaxy! Cameo appearances by Ka-Zar and Spider-Man (in his black costume). Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Notes: The plot of this issue crosses over briefly with Amazing Spider-Man 270. Ka-Zar appears next in Iron Man 202.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #259
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 259

    "Duty Over All!" Guest-starring Firelord. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. In the depths of the Andromeda Galaxy, Nebula and her band of mercenaries score a major hit on the remnants of the Skrull empire! However during the attack, Captain Marvel is finally able to relay a message back to Avengers Mansion! And shortly thereafter five avengers plus Firelord blast off into space and then through subspace to reach the galaxy next door. Fortunately, the Avengers quickly locate Captain Marvel, and meet the crescent city avenger's new allies: the Skrulls! Hold on…teaming up with the Skrulls, is that allowed in the Avengers' playbook?! But adversity makes strange bedfellows, and the Skrulls and the Avengers join forces to challenge Nebula! Cameo appearances by She-Hulk and Wyatt Wingfoot. Flashback cameo by Galactus to recap the events of Fantastic Four 257. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #260
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 260

    "Assault on Sanctuary II" Secret Wars II crossover. Guest-starring Firelord. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Byrne. With Nebula threatening the entire universe, Captain America, the Wasp, and General Zedrao plan the assault on Thanos' former starship! Earth's Mightiest Heroes have not visited Sanctuary II, since the classic Avengers Annual 7, but now alongside the sinister Skrulls, the six avengers attack! Nebula has the awesome weaponry of Sanctuary II at her disposal, but the Skrull armada, Hercules, Captain Marvel, and Firelord are charging hard! Who will win the savage outer space shootout? And could unexpected help be coming somewhere from beyond? Story continues in Avengers Annual 14. Cameo appearances by Queen Adora, the Beyonder, and Thanos (General Zedrao in disguise). Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Note: The first issue of the West Coast Avengers regular series was published this month.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #261
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 261

    "Earth and Beyond!" Secret Wars II crossover. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Story continues from Avengers Annual 14. After their epic adventure in the Andromeda Galaxy, the Avengers finally return to their Fifth Avenue Mansion. However, according to Jarvis the mansion had a visitor while they were gone...the Beyonder! One thing leads to another…and the shield-slinger and the Wasp confront the Beyonder in the nation's capital; and the next day Hercules and the Black Knight battle him at Project Pegasus! The Avengers can't beat the Beyonder, so they're going to ask him to join them. Really? A very interesting approach! Meanwhile after destroying Sanctuary II, Starfox announces his departure from the Avengers in order to pursue Nebula across the universe. Cameo appearance by Firelord. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #262
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 262

    "Many Brave Hearts…" Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner and Stingray. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded the Avengers' quinjets! The majestic aircraft cannot take off or land in Manhattan anymore. Upon hearing of the Avengers' plight, Dr. Walter Newell (aka Stingray) offers the use of Hydro-Base. During the Wasp, Cap, and the rest of the team's visit to the floating island, the Prince of Atlantis stops by. The Sub-Mariner seems somewhat depressed, so Hercules gets an idea to lift his spirits! Pick a fight with the Avenging Son! Look out! After tempers calm down, the Sentinel of Liberty makes an offer to his former World War II ally…join the Avengers! Will Prince Namor accept the challenge? Meanwhile the Enclave (last seen in Avengers Annual 12) is back in business! With a new plan to create the perfect human! Flashback cameos by Adam Warlock, Black Bolt, and Karnak. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue includes a half-page ad for Hulk Hogan's Saturday morning TV show. Art by Gil Kane.) 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #264
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 264

    "Stings & Sorrows!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. A new super-villainess steals Hank Pym's old Yellowjacket costume from Avengers Mansion! And then quickly moves on to her next target… Dr. Pym's former research lab at Janet Van Dyne's estate! However, when Rita DeMara is confronted by the lady of the house, wasp stings and disruptor blasts fill the air! The winsome Wasp is none too pleased about someone else donning her ex-husband's costume and breaking into her home! The rookie Yellowjacket vs. the veteran Wasp! Who will win the battle of the flying insects? First appearance of Rita DeMara (aka the second Yellowjacket). Cameo appearances by Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, Franklin Richards, and the Beyonder. Flashback cameo by Doctor Strange. First 75¢ issue. Cover price $0.75.