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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published August 1974
Cover Price 0.50 USD
Pages 68
Editing Roy Thomas

Cover Details

Characters Avengers (Iron Man, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Captain America)
Genre superhero
Pencils John Romita
Inks John Romita
Reprinted in Mitico Thor, Il (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #134

34 page Avengers story "Nuklo--the Invader That Time Forgot!"

Characters F: Avengers (Captain America, Thor, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Iron Man, Mantis); R: The Whizzer, Miss America (D) (both from ALL-WINNERS COMICS #21; married in fb), All-Winners Squad (fb); I: Nuklo (their son); GA: Isbisa (f/b), Future Man (f/b), Bucky (f/b), Madame Death (f/b), Human Torch (f/b), High Evolutionary (f/b), Quicksilver (f/b), Magneto (f/b), X-Men (f/b; Cyclops, Beast, Iceman, Marvel Girl, Angel), Giant-Man (f/b)
Genre superhero
Script Roy Thomas
Pencils Rich Buckler
Inks Dan Adkins
Colors Petra Goldberg
Letters Artie Simek
Notes Scarlet Witch thinks Whizzer is her father, but it's really Magneto
Reprinted in Mitico Thor, Il (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #133 [part 1]; in Mitico Thor, Il (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #134 [part 2]

10 page Human Torch story "The Ray of Madness!"

Characters F: Captain America; GS: Captain America, Sun Girl
Synopsis Animals by the thousands start attacking and killing people for unknown reasons.The U.S.'s foremost scientists meet to work on the problem.At the Jeffersonian Institute in New York City attended by Captain America( Jeff Mace/Patriot ),Sun Girl and the Human Torch,Doctor Jefferson announces that the cause is rays emanating from the planet "Jupiter" and that unless it is stopped at its very source the ray will soon affect human beings.Captain America suggested that the Human Torch fly to "Jupiter" to stop it.The Torch takes of at Laguardia Airport for "Jupiter".On "Jupiter" surrounding a red hot pool( the Pool Of Madness ) is Kleezar the leader of the Nomad Creatures Of Madness,The Parasites Of The Universe who senses the Torch's approach.When the Torch lands on "Jupiter" he is attacked and overpowered by the Creatures Of Horror( Madness ),but soon freed by the Fire-Rain which destroys Kleezar's people.The Torch destroys the edge of The Pool Of Madness releasing the Fire-Water which "drowns" Kleezar.After destroying the remnants of the Mad-Ray the Torch flies home.Back at Doctor Jefferson's observatory Sun Girl,Captain America and Dr.Jefferson using his telescope spot the Torch returning to Earth.When the Torch's flame goes out as he nears the observatory they rush outside.Captain America decides to use his own body to cushion the Torch's fall.The impact knocks them both out and Sun Girl assumed they had both died until they woke up.The Torch thanked Captain America for saving his life. From John Holstein
Genre superhero
Pencils Ken Bald?
Inks Vince Alascia?
Reprinted From Human Torch, The (Marvel, 1940 series) #33 (Nov. 1948)

7 page Wasp story "The Magician and the Maiden!"

Characters F: Wasp; V: The Magician; GA: Henry Pym
Genre superhero
Script Stan Lee, Larry Lieber
Pencils Larry Lieber
Inks Larry Lieber
Letters Sam Rosen
Reprinted from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #58 (Augus 1964)