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Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 1

    "Here Comes Hawkeye" Part 1 of 5. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Mark Bright and Joe Rubinstein. Finally, the Avengers' ace archer in his own series! Hawkeye performs a benefit archery show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, but his mentor from long ago plans to ruin the event! First appearance of Trick Shot. Cameo appearance by Wonder Man. Second story: "Listen to the Mockingbird" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Jim Lee. Inks by Al Williamson. Mockingbird tries to catch Hawkeye in his dressing room before his charity performance, but Clint is not there. However, Trick Shot's henchmen are, and they are looking for a fight! (Note: The letters page includes an essay from Mark Gruenwald detailing the plans for the Solo Avengers series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #2
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 2

    "The Way of the Arrow" Part 2 of 5. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Lee Weeks and Joe Rubinstein. Origin of Hawkeye updated. The details of Clint's first meeting with Trick Shot are revealed along with the duo's first adventure together. Cameo appearances by Mockingbird and the Swordsman (flashback). Second story: "Out of Control" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Kieron Dwyer. Inks by Bob McLeod. The two men involved in the accidental creation of Captain Marvel (aka Monica Rambeau) in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16 square off again! Dr. Picaro seeks revenge against Professor LeClare, and it's up to Monica to save the day! (Note: This issue includes a full-page essay from Mark Gruenwald responding to various fans' letters.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #3
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 3

    "An American Archer in Paris" Part 3 of 5. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Bob Hall and Stan Drake. Hawkeye accepts an invitation from Trick Shot to meet him in Paris. However, once the Avengers' ace archer arrives in the capital city of France; he doesn't run into Trick Shot, but he does bump into Batroc, Zaran, and Machete! Cameo appearance by Silver Sable. Second story: "Tower of Shadows" Guest-starring the Shroud. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Stan Drake. In search of Cornelius Van Lunt, Moon Knight visits an old castle in the Santa Monica Mountains. Van Lunt is not there, but the leader of the Night Shift is! It's a great battle between Moon Knight and the Shroud! Cameo appearance by the Night Shift. (Note: This Moon Knight story overlaps with the plot in Avengers West Coast 29.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #4
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 4

    "The Great Escape!" Part 4 of 5. Guest-starring Silver Sable. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Silver Sable arrests Hawkeye for the alleged murder of Trick Shot! For the avenging archer to clear his name, he must first defeat Sable's Wild Pack, and then survive an arrow to the heart...from Trick Shot! Second story: "Knight's Errant" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Paul Ryan (breakdowns) and Bob Layton (finishes). While mentally examining Dane Whitman's ebony blade, Doctor Druid accidentally brings a future black knight to the avengers' headquarters. This black knight from 600 years in the future wants to kill the present day Black Knight in order to stop the curse of the ebony blade, that is running rampant in his era! Even if Dane wins the battle, he knows that someday the bloodlust of his blade must be stopped. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #5
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 5

    "When Arrows Fail!" Part 5 of 5. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. On an uninhabited island in the Greek Isles, Hawkeye battles for his life against Trick Shot! What does Trick Shot have in store for his protégé? It's an unexpected ending for both master marksmen! Cameo appearance by Silver Sable. Second story: "A Love That Never Dies" Script by Dennis Mallonee. Art by John Ridgway. The woman that the Scarlet Witch saved in Marvel Fanfare 6 comes to New Jersey seeking help from Wanda again. She is being stalked by Death. Is that a foe the Scarlet Witch can defeat? Cameo appearance by the Vision. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #6
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 6

    "Algeria is for Archers" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. In order to win his freedom from the French government, Hawkeye goes on a special mission to Algeria with the French superhero, Le Peregrine, to find a nuclear warhead. The warhead happens to be in the possession of none other than the Red Skull (aka Albert Malik)! The American, the Frenchman, and the Sandman will battle the Red Skull to prevent a nuclear explosion! Cameo appearance by Silver Sable. Second story: "Scattered Lives" Script by Dan Mishkin. Pencils by Tom Grindberg. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. A real estate developer wants to tear down an old church in Harlem despite the protests of local citizens. The demonstration is about to end peacefully until an unusual villain named Scatterbrain arrives on the scene! Can the Falcon defuse the situation? 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #7
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 7

    "Hijacked!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Jackson Guice and Bob Layton. Clint Barton is still trying to get back to the states after his adventures in France, Greece, and Algeria. But there is no rest for the weary, as a group of terrorists strike while Hawkeye is at the airport check-in counter! Fortunately, Silver Sable and the Sandman came along to see him off. And that means the terrorists are going to get more than they bargained for against the three super heroes! Second story: "The Token" Plot by Jackson Guice and Bob Layton. Pencils by Jackson Guice. Script and Inks by Bob Layton. The Black Widow visits her former ballet instructor at the Russian Embassy, but as a former KGB agent she is most unwelcome. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #8
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 8

    "Blind Justice" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Kevin Nowlan. Back in Los Angeles, Hawkeye along with his wife, Mockingbird, get involved in a neighborhood racketeering scheme. It seems like an easy caper...just beat the bad guys, but then Blind Justice enters the fray! Cameo appearance by Wonder Man. Second story: "Another Word For Revenge" Script by Mike Barr. Pencils by Larry Alexander. Inks by Jose Marzan. A high-tech thief is trying to frame Hank Pym! To remove the suspicions surrounding him, Dr. Pym chases down an old nemesis...Dr. Nemesis! (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for the Evolutionary War storyline that will run through the Marvel annuals in the summer.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #9
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 9

    "In Search of Justice" Guest-starring the Shroud. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Jose Marzan. Acting on a tip from a local crime boss, Hawkeye tracks Blind Justice to the Los Angeles docks! But when the Shroud intervenes in the shootout, nothing goes the way the avenging archer had planned! Cameo appearance by Mockingbird. Second story: "Memoirs" Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils by June Brigman. Inks by Stan Drake. Patsy Walker has made a great life for herself, since splitting up with her ex-husband, Buzz Baxter. But now Mad-Dog wants her back and kidnaps Patsy while she is doing an interview for a television show. In abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan, Hellcat and Mad-Dog will come to an understanding with one another...or die trying! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #10
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 10

    "The Sinking of Los Angeles" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Lee Weeks. At the Los Angeles Manufacturers Exposition, the leader of the West Coast Avengers is in charge of guarding the priceless Star of Angels relic on display. It looks like Hawkeye will have a relaxing afternoon at the expo...until a group of thieves go for the Star! Can the ace archer fight off the crooks and save the Star? Second story: "Token Sacrifice" Script by D.G. Chichester and Margaret Clark. Art by Lee Weeks. Doctor Druid battles a strange villain called Stonecutter in the bowels of the New York subway system. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #11
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 11

    "The Menace of the Mind-Melder!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Bob Layton and Jackson Guice. While Hawkeye is battling the Bob-Cat and his henchmen, the Mind-Melder takes possession of the ace archer's body! Will that spell victory or defeat for Hawkeye? Second story: "A Farewell With Arms" Script by Bob Layton. Art by Bob Layton (breakdowns) and Jackson Guice (finishes). Hercules tries to prevent a depressed Dionysus from detonating a nuclear warhead that would destroy Olympus! But the god of wine won't listen to reason and recruits Sgt Butcher T. Washington to battle the Prince of Power! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 12

    "When The Abomination Comes A' Calling!" Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by Ralph Macchio. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Mike Machlan and Al Milgrom. The Abomination busts out of the Vault in Colorado and heads to Los Angeles to get revenge against Wonder Man! When the green giant arrives at the Avengers West Coast compound, Wonder Man is not home, but Hawkeye is! The Avengers' ace bowman puts on a dazzling display of archery to combat the Abomination! Second story: "Love Stings" Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by Amanda Connor. Inks by Stan Drake. The Fixer breaks Yellowjacket (aka Rita DeMara) out of prison for romantic reasons, but Yellowjacket isn't interested in him. She is interested though in giving some pay back to the Wasp! However, after Rita sees the handsome Black Knight, she has a sudden change of plans! It's a love triangle or maybe quadrangle! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #13
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 13

    "Beware The Bullet Biker!" Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by Ralph Macchio. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Jackson Guice and Bob Layton. There's a new villain, the Bullet Biker, going around Los Angeles destroying prize art collections! Can Hawkeye stop the motorcycle-riding bad guy? Second story: "Fall Guy" Script by Gregory Wright and Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Jackson Guice. While shooting a movie, Wonder Man is harmlessly stalked by a film director from another dimension. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 14

    "When the Widow Calls!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Sandy Plunkett and Scott Hampton. In an effort to escape from Advanced Idea Mechanics, the Black Widow makes a desperate call for help to the West Coast Avengers compound. Hawkeye answers the call, and shortly thereafter the two long-time acquaintances are knee-deep in A.I. M. operatives! Cameo appearance by Mockingbird. Second story: "Court Costs!" Script by Chris Claremont. Pencils by Alan Davis. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Today is a big day for attorney Jennifer Walters (aka She-Hulk) as she is pleading a case before the United States Supreme Court for the first time! However, when Titania creates a ruckus outside the court house, her big day may get ruined. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #15
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 15

    Hawkeye and Black Widow in "--The Awesome Android" by Tom DeFalco and Al Milgrom. The Wasp in "Ronin on Empty" by Fabian "The Awesome Attackoid!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Tom Artis and Joe Rubinstein. The Avengers' ace archer and the Black Widow join forces to battle the awesome attackoid of A.I.M.! Cameo appearance by Mockingbird. Second story: "Ronin On Empty!" Script by Fabian Nicieza. Pencils by Tom Morgan. Inks by Mark McKenna. Stane International has rebuilt Red Ronin after the robot's destruction at the hands of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers 199. Now the giant robot is on display at an Electronics Trade Show that also features an exhibit from Van Dyne Industries. Can the Wasp stop Red Ronin all by herself this time? 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 16

    "The Sinister Secret of Sodam!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jose Marzan. Cover by Al Milgrom. The Black Widow, Hank Pym, Hawkeye, and Mockingbird work together and work apart to defeat A.I.M. and Sodam. What is the bizarre purpose of Project Brain Drain? Second story: "Seconds!" Script by Peter Gillis. Pencils by Don Perlin. Inks by Jack Abel. Pamela Douglas is tormented by a strange voice in her head! Could it be Heather Douglas (aka Moondragon) who supposedly died in Defenders 152? The answers lie on Titan, one of the moons of Saturn! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #17
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 17

    "Even An Octopus Needs Arms!" Script by Tom DeFalco and Ralph Macchio. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by June Brigman and Roy Richardson. Hawkeye and the Sandman team-up to battle Madame Menace and Doctor Octopus! Why is the web-slinger's long-time foe in Los Angeles? Second story: "Greed!" Script by Danny Fingeroth. Pencils by Dave Cockrum. Inks by Kim DeMulder. While searching for the brood of his deceased wife in the Great Puerto Rican Trench, the Sub-Mariner finds gold in the shape of office furniture! Could this golden treasure be from the office building that the Beyonder turned into gold in Amazing Spider-Man 268? Namor is going to find out! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #18
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 18

    "When You Wish Upon A Star!" Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by Ron Wilson. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by Rich Buckler. The Texas Twister visits the Avengers West Coast compound to confront the demon that has possessed his girlfriend, Shooting Star. Can Hawkeye help reunite the Texas Twister and Shooting Star once and for all? Second story: "Will You, Won't You, Will You, Won't You?" Script by Peter Gillis. Pencils by James Brock. Inks by Roy Richardson. On Titan, the process of transferring the mind and consciousness of Heather Douglas (aka Moondragon) into her new infant body begins, but everything does not quite go as planned. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #19
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 19

    "Desert Doom!" Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by Ron Wilson. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by Sandy Plunkett (pencils) and Alan Weiss (inks). The action begins with Hawkeye chasing the Orb! The good news is that the ace archer successfully captures the motorcycle-riding villain, but the bad news is that the chase ends in the middle of nowhere in the California desert! Fortunately, the duo discovers a tropical paradise; however, appearances can be deceiving. Cameo appearance by the Plantman. Second story: "The Vanities of Philip Whitehead" Script by Sandy Plunkett. Pencils by Sandy Plunkett. Inks by Scott Hampton. After T'challa and his friends survive a crash landing, the Black Panther must battle a supernatural monster. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #20
    Solo Avengers (1987-1989 Marvel) 20

    "Veg Out" Script by Howard Mackie. Art by Ron Wilson and Don Heck. Cover by Tom Palmer. Hawkeye and the Orb try to stay alive inside Plantman's dome of life, and then stop his plan to turn the desert into a tropical paradise. Second story: "The Sun and the Moon!" Script by Peter Gillis. Pencils by James Brock. Inks by Roy Richardson. Moondragon (aka Heather Douglas) is restored to her appropriate size and maturity. 1st appearance of Sundragon (aka Pamela Douglas).

    NOTE: Title changes to Avengers Spotlight (1989-1991 Marvel) with issue #21. Cover price $0.75.