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Issue Details

Issue #184
Published June 1979
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.40 USD
Pages 36
Editing Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Roger Stern (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)

Cover Details - "In the Grip of the... Absorbing Man!"

Characters the Absorbing Man; the Avengers [the Beast; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; the Vision; the Wasp]
Genre superhero
Pencils George Perez (signed)
Inks Terry Austin (signed)
Letters Irving Watanabe

17 page The Avengers story "Death On the Hudson!"

Characters the Absorbing Man; the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; the Falcon; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Redwing; the Vision; the Wasp]; Edwin Jarvis; Henry Peter Gyrich; Sandy Herkowitz
Synopsis The Avengers battle the Absorbing Man.
Genre superhero
Script David Michelinie
Pencils John Byrne ("choreography/pencils")
Inks Joe Rubinstein? (page 4); Terry Austin (pages 9, 13); Al Gordon? (page 10); Klaus Janson? (page 14); ? [all as Diverse Hands]
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Diana Albers (pages 2-17)
Notes Expanded credits 2005 by Steven Tice.
Reprinted in Marvel Superheroes [Marvel Super-Heroes] (Marvel UK, 1979 series) #379 (November 1981) [minus p. 4]

1 page Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies advertisement "Hotshot On the Block."

Characters Hotshot; Spider-Man
Genre superhero
Pencils Sal Buscema
Inks Joe Rubinstein
Letters Irving Watanabe
Notes Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

1 page letters page "Avengers Assemble!"

Script various
Letters typeset
Notes Letters on artists and storylines.

1 page Rick Barry and Dr. J; Spalding basketballs advertisement "Street Ball"

Characters Dr. J [Julius Erving]; Rick Barry
Genre sports; children; humor
Pencils Jack Davis (signed)
Inks Jack Davis (signed)
Notes Outside back cover. Comic strip ad for Spalding autographed basketballs from Questor Corp..