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Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual comic books

  • Issue #1
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 1

    "One of Our Own!"

    Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Mark Bright and Geof Isherwood.

    Story continued from Avengers (1963-96) Annual #15.

    The Avengers have escaped the Vault and now must gather reserve members and find out who is responsible for their recent woes. The East Coast team - Captain America, Hercules, Black Knight, Captain Marvel, and Wasp - along with the West Coast team - Hawkeye, Iron Man, Wonder Man, Tigra, Mockingbird, and Hank Pym - must unite with Thor, Falcon, Black Widow, Black Panther, and Iron Man II to seek out the traitor in their midst and combat the new and even more powerful Zodiac.

    Featuring cameos by Thing, Firebird, Moondragon, Son of Satan, Hellcat, Binary, Starfox, Hulk, Namor, Mantis, Jocasta, Swordsman, Beast, and She Hulk.

    48 pages.

    Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 2

    "Death and Texas!" Guest-starring the Silver Surfer.

    Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom.

    The East Coast and West Coast teams have gathered for their annual softball game. Suddenly the Silver Surfer (fresh off the events in Silver Surfer #2) arrives with the warning that one of the Elders of the Universe plans to murder the Avengers. What follows is a contest of Champions.

    It's the East Coast Avengers, Captain America, Thor, Wasp, She Hulk, Dr. Druid, Captain Marvel, and Black Knight, vs. the West Coast Avengers, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Wonder Man, Tigra, Moon Knight, Mockingbird, and Hank Pym, and the heroes' very souls are the prize.

    Story continues in Avengers (1963-96) Annual #16.

    NOTE: This story is also a continuation of the classic Marvel Super-Heroes Contest of Champions mini series. 48 pages.

    Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #3
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 3

    Evolutionary War crossover. "Heads you Lose!" Guest-starring Black Panther. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Gerry Talaoc. The High Evolutionary's death squad the Sensor's have arrived in Wakanda and it's up to the Hawkeye, Wonder Man, Mantis, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Black Panther to stop them. "Tails you Win!" Guest-starring Giant Man (Bill Foster) and Ka-Zar. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Chris Ivy. And, The High Evolutionary is in the newly restored Savage Land. Can Moon Knight, Tigra, and Mockingbird stand against his immortal might? Luckily they'll get some help from a hero from Marvel's past. Plus, Chapter 9 of the High Evolutionary's tale that runs through all the Marvel Evolutionary War Annuals. Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 4

    Atlantis Attacks crossover. "Gather Now ye Seven Brides!" Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Terry Austin. The Deviant High Priest Ghaur has gathered the Seven Brides (Storm, She Hulk, Dagger, Scarlet Witch, Gene Grey, Andromeda, and the Invisible Woman) in order to awaken the Serpent god Set. Story continues in Thor (1962-96) Annual #14. "Rate the Hunks." By Mark Gruenwald, Amanda Connor, and Chris Ivy. Wasp and She Hulk vote on "who is the sexiest male Avenger." Includes a solo adventure featuring the U.S. Agent. "The Last Good Soldier." By Mark Gruenwald and Mike Manley. Another solo adventure featuring Firebird. "So what are you going to do After you Conquer the World?" By Fabian Nicieza, Gavin Curtis, and Chris Ivy. And, "Saga of the Serpent Crown: Crisis Management!" Featuring the Squadron Supreme. By Peter Sanderson, Mark Bagely, and Keith Williams. 64 pages. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 5

    "When Titans Trash!" Guest-starring Machine Man. Stage 4 of the Terminus Factor storyline. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Jim Fry and Keith Williams. Cover by Tom Morgan. It's a battle of two giants: Terminus vs. Terminoid; and the Avengers are caught in the middle! The Avengers along with Machine Man and the original Human Torch will try to save San Francisco. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Hercules, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Wasp, Wonder Man, and U.S. Agent. Cameo appearance by the East Coast Avengers. First back up story: "Media Watch" Story by Rob Tokar. Art by Jim Reddington and Keith Williams. A humorous look at how the local media is covering the Terminus news story. Second backup story: "Tanks for Nothing" Guest-starring Firebird. Story by Gary Barnum. Art by Brad Vancata and Jim Sanders. The Avengers encounter three Atlanteans that are concerned about captive whales. Third back up story: "Don't You Daaare Miss It!" Story by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Grant Miehm. Hawkeye, Iron Man, Vision, and U.S. Agent visit a monster truck show. Fourth back up story: "Honey, I Shrunk The Hyperatomic Anti-proton Cannon" Story by Carrie Barre. Art by James Fry and Chris Ivy. Dr. Pym has misplaced one of his dangerous tools. (Note: The Terminus Factor saga continues in Avengers Annual 19.) 64 pages Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #6
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 6

    "Storm in Subterranea" Part 5 of the Subterranean Wars storyline. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by George Freeman, Danny Bulanadi, Andrew Pepoy, and Bob Wiacek. Cover by Tom Morgan. It's the awesome conclusion to the Subterranean Wars saga! The West Coast Avengers must first come to the aid of the Mole Man and then free the East Coast Avengers in order to defeat Brutus and his army of mutates. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Iron Man, Living Lightning, Scarlet Witch, Spider-woman, Wonder Man, and U.S. Agent. First back up story: "West Side Story" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by Jeff Moore and John Tartaglione. Spider-woman reviews the history of the Avengers West Coast. Second back up story: "A Wasp in Hollywood" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by Jeff Moore and Marc McKenna. The Wasp submits her first screenplay to Hollywood. Third back up story: "Justice, Like Lightning" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by Steve Carr and George Wildman. The Living Lightning has to deal with a personal tragedy. 64 pages Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #7
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 7

    Assaualt On Armor City #2 "Locate!" Guest-starring Darkhawk. Part 2 of the Assault on Armor City storyline. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by M.C. Wyman, Tim Dzon, and John Tartaglione. Cover by David Ross and Tim Dzon. Professor Power is trying to create duplicates of the iron monger armor in his manufacturing plant in Kansas City. Darkhawk, Iron Man, Spider-woman, and the Scarlet Witch attack the facility to destroy the assembly line and rescue Jim Rhodes, but the mighty Mek-Men stand in their way! Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Iron Man, Living Lightning, Scarlet Witch, Spider-woman, U.S. Agent, and Wonder Man. First back up story: "A Study in Scarlet" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by Al Bigley and Mike DeCarlo. It's a touching story as the Scarlet Witch reflects on what might had been, if she could had prevented the Vision from being abducted in West Coast Avengers 42. Second back up story: "Mile High Mayhem" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by John Dennis and Pam Ecklund. Spider-woman returns to Denver and prevents an airliner from crashing. Third back up story: "Ten Little Villains" Story by Roy Thomas. Art by David Ammerman and Brad Vancata. The Avengers discuss their ten favorite villains. Fourth back up story: "My Name is Legion" Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by M.C. Wyman and Keith Williams. A solo adventure of the Living Lightning. (Note: The Assault on Armor City saga continues in Iron Man Annual 13.) 64 pages Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #8
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 8

    "If Volcanic Winter Comes" Guest-starring the Raptor. Story by Roy Thomas. Cover by David Ross and Tim Dzon. Chapter 1: The Gathering. Art by Kris Renkewitz, Don Hudson, and John Lowe. A teenage mutant (Gary Wilton) accidentally stumbles into Ultron's secret lair in San Francisco. Moments later the Avengers arrive and attack Ultron and Alkema (aka War Toy), but fall victim to Ultron's mesmeric ray. During the battle, Gary Wilton transforms into the Raptor and escapes! Chapter 2: Let Us Prey! Art by David Ross and Tim Dzon. The origin of the Raptor. Chapter 3: Northern Explosion! Art by Scott Kolins, Tim Dzon, and Maria Beccari. A hypnotized Hawkeye and Scarlet Witch travel to Alaska to set off a volcano, but Dr. Pym and the Wasp are there to stop them. Chapter 4: Mexican Bake-Off! Art by Larry Alexander and Mike Barreiro. Likewise in Mexico, Mockingbird and War Machine are preparing to blow-up a volcano, when the Living Lightning and Tigra arrive to oppose them. Chapter 5: Fuss and Feathers. Art by John Czop and Maria Beccari. This time it's a mesmerized Spider-woman and U.S. Agent vs. Iron Man and the Raptor. Chapter 6: More and Less Than Human. Art by Vince Russell and Fred Fredericks. Can all the Avengers stop Ultron from destroying the Earth? Special feature: 3 pages of pin-ups and a 2-page cover gallery. First appearance of the Raptor. 64 pages. Cover price $2.95.