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Avengers (1996 2nd Series) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 1A

    Liefeld Cover - "Awaken the Thunder!" Written by Rob Liefeld and Jim Valentino. Art by Chap Yaep, Rob Liefeld, Jon Sibal and Marlo Alquiza. Cover by Rob Liefeld and Jon Sibal. When a mysterious figure is found trapped in the ice of Norway, the legendary Captain America assembles his new team of heroes to investigate. In a flash of lightning, Thor the god of thunder is reborn! But thanks to the manipulations of Loki the god of evil, the mighty Thor and the Avengers come to blows. Can Earth's Mightiest heroes stop pounding on each and unite before it's too late and Loki gets his ultimate revenge? In the wake of Onslaught, Rob Liefeld re-imagines Earth's Mightiest Heroes for new generation! 56 pages, FC. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 1B
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Variant Edition.
    • Label #1497257047

    Yaep cover - "Awaken the Thunder!" Plot by Rob Liefeld. Script by Jim Valentino. Pencils by Chap Yaep (pgs 1-19) and Rob Liefeld (pgs 20-41). Inks by Jonathan Sibal and Marlo Aquiza. Cover by Chap Yaep and Jonathan Sibal. Following the events of Onslaught Marvel Universe (1996) #1, Earth's Mightiest Heroes are back! But the Avengers are not quite the same...and also not in the same universe! A new creative team reimagines the Avengers for their second volume! On Avengers Island (in the Heroes Reborn Universe), Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for their first official mission! The team is traveling to Norway (of all places) to investigate a mysterious man encased in amber! And that man happens to be none other than the Prince of Asgard! If Thor is alive and well in this strange universe, can Loki be far behind? In the Norwegian snowscape, the new Avengers battle alongside the Mighty Thor to thwart Loki's sinister scheme! Cameo appearances by Hank Pym, Janet van Dyne, Agatha Harkness, Ultron-1, and the Enchantress. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Avengers' chronology continues from Avengers (1st series) 402. The Heroes Reborn universe is also known as Franklin Richards' pocket universe. The Avengers eventually return to the normal Marvel universe and continuity in the Heroes Reborn: The Return Limited Series in December 1997; and the Avengers 3rd series in January 1998. This issue features a 2-page pin-up of the new team.) 56 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1GOLD
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 1GOLD
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    Authentic Marvel comic book printed with 22 karat gold stamped signature on a cardstock cover with Rob Liefeld cover on front and Chap Yaep cover on back. 8 page back-up of The Avengers milestones featuring over 70 covers of the past. Limited print run of 2,100. Signed by Rob Liefeld with Marvel Comics Certficate of authenticity. Rob Liefeld art.

  • Issue #2
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 2

    "First Blood" Part 1 of 2. Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jim Valentino. Script by Jim Valentino and Jeph Loeb (assists). Pencils by Chap Yaep. Inks by Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Chap Yaep and Jonathan Sibal. Earth's Mightiest Heroes return to New York with the god of thunder as their newest member! However the team doesn't get much time to rest once a large spaceship appears over Manhattan! The Avengers rush to investigate and discover Kang! Oh no, why has the Conqueror come to the 20th century? The master of time's motive remains unclear, but his fury does not! It's another awesome test for the fledgling avengers vs. the powerful Kang! Cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, Mantis, Hank Pym, Janet van Dyne, Agatha Harkness, Loki, Ultron-2, and the Enchantress. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The first 12 issues of the Avengers' second volume were reprinted in 2006 in the trade paperback: Heroes Reborn Avengers. This issue includes a statement of ownership: average print run 126,858; average paid circulation 123,581.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #3
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 3

    "In Love & War" Part 2 of 2. Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jim Valentino. Script by Jeph Loeb. Pencils by Chap Yaep. Inks by Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Chap Yaep and Jonathan Sibal. After going down to defeat last issue, the struggling avengers are captives of Kang! And victory appears imminent for the timeless Conqueror! But the 31st century time traveler has underestimated the power of mjolnir! And Thor and his teammates get a second chance to take down the Conqueror! Can the Avengers catapult Kang back to his own time? Cameo appearances by Mantis, Hank Pym, Janet van Dyne, Agatha Harkness, Loki, Ultron-3, and the Enchantress. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Note: This issue includes a one-page pin-up of Thor by Andy Park.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #4
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 4

    "That Which Gods Have Joined Together..." Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Hulk. Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jeph Loeb. Script by Jeph Loeb. Pencils by Chap Yaep. Inks by Ian Churchill. Cover by Rob Liefeld and Jonathan Sibal. The Green Goliath is furiously searching for Bruce Banner! And when the devious Loki sees an opportunity for revenge, he tells the rampaging behemoth that Banner can be found at Avengers Island! Once the Hulk crashes into Avengers HQ, pandemonium erupts! Only Cap, Hawkeye, and the Swordsman are available to fight! Is that enough firepower to stop the Hulk? Meanwhile elsewhere on the island, Hank Pym (as Ant-Man) and Ultron-4 try to resuscitate the Vision; while the Enchantress pays a visit to the Scarlet Witch! Cameo appearances by Janet van Dyne and Agatha Harkness. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Note: This issue includes a 2-page preview of the Marvel Vision (1996) series.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5A
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 5A

    "Let No Man Tear Asunder!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Hulk. Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jeph Loeb. Script by Jeph Loeb. Pencils by Rob Liefeld, Ian Churchill, and Chap Yaep (breakdowns). Inks by Jonathan Sibal, Joe Weems, and Lary Stucker. Cover by Ian Churchill. Wow! The Mighty Thor and the Incredible Hulk battle from cover-to-cover on Avengers Island! And neither the Prince of Asgard nor the Green Goliath is holding anything back! But while the powerhouses trade blows, the gamma core reactor on the island melts down! It won't matter who wins the fight, if the Eastern United States becomes a nuclear wasteland! Cameo appearances by Captain America and the Vision. (Note: Elements of the story continue in Fantastic Four (1996 2nd series) #6.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #5B
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 5B

    Liefeld Cover - Part 2 of 2 - "...Let No Man Tear Asunder!" Guest-starring the Hulk. Written by Rob Liefeld and Jeph Loeb. Art by Rob Liefeld, Ian Churchill, and Chap Yaep. Cover by Rob Liefeld. The Avengers have fallen, all save one - the mighty Thor! Be can even a thunder god stand before the unbridled fury of the Incredible Hulk. Hulk vs. Thor! 'Nuff Said! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #6
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 6

    "A Hard Day's Night!" Industrial Revolution Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and the Hulk. Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jeph Loeb. Script by Jeph Loeb. Pencils by Ian Churchill. Inks by Jonathan Sibal and Lary Stucker. Cover by Ian Churchill. Plot continues from Fantastic Four (1996 2nd series) #6. With Avengers Island on the brink of disaster, Bruce Banner journeys to the Baxter Building to seek assistance from his former college colleague! Reed agrees to help shut down the gamma core reactor and the FF and Bruce rush back to the island! However Iron Man is already on-site and planning to take care of the reactor himself! As the FF, Shell-Head, and the Avengers discuss what to do next; Bruce loses control and transforms once again into the Hulk! Oh my, the heroes have just gone from the frying pan into the fire! Story concludes in Iron Man (1996 2nd series) #6. Cameo appearance by Loki. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Swordsman, and Thor. (Note: This issue features a 3-page preview of the upcoming events in the Spider-titles.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #7
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 7

    "Help!" Plot by Rob Liefeld and Jeph Loeb. Script by Jeph Loeb. Pencils by Ian Churchill. Inks by Jonathan Sibal and Lary Stucker, and Norm Rapmund. Cover by Ian Churchill and Lary Stucker. Plot continues from Captain America (1996 2nd series) #6. After the destruction of Avengers Island, Tony Stark offers his family's mansion to the Avengers! Earth's Mightiest Heroes gladly accept and begin setting up their operations inside! About an hour later, Thor and Iron Man hear a loud knock on the front door and welcome their first visitors! The Lethal Legion! Whoa, cancel the housewarming party! The Enchantress, Executioner, Wonder Man, and Ultron-5 are here to tear the mansion apart! Cameo appearances by Loki, Agatha Harkness, and Hank Pym (as Ant-Man). Flashback cameo by the Grim Reaper. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Note: This issue features a 3-page preview of Incredible Hulk 454. This story completes Rob Liefeld's stint on the second volume of the Avengers.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #8
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 8

    "Shadowplay" Part 1 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford, Kevin Conrad, and Norm Rapmund. Cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. On the Avengers' front lawn, the Lethal Legion attacks! And the Enchantress' group of marauders has a surprise accomplice...the Scarlet Witch! After finding their bearings, Earth's Mightiest Heroes overpower Wonder Man, Ultron-5, and the Executioner; but Wanda and the Enchantress escape! A little while later as the Avengers clean up their new mansion, the next wave of super-villains attack! And this time it's the Masters of Evil! The bad guys are coming out of the woodwork! In the meantime Loki deduces that something is "off" about this universe...like it's an undercooked figment of someone's imagination! Cameo appearances by Kang, Mantis, Modok, Baron Zemo, Agatha Harkness, Hank Pym (as Ant-Man), Black Knight, Klaw, Melter, Whirlwind, and the Radioactive Man. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #9
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 9

    "Shadowbox" Part 2 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Michael Ryan and John Tighe. Earth's Mightiest Heroes make short work of the Masters of Evil outside Avengers Mansion! In fact the heroes' victory was so easy that both Cap and Shell-Head realize something is very wrong with the reality around them! To delve further into the mystery; Ant-Man and the Wasp join Iron Man and Captain America at Avengers Island! Does the secret of this universe lie inside the deactivated nuclear reactor? Meanwhile, Loki is busy gathering allies to battle the Avengers! And his new team includes his mjolnir-wielding half-brother! Cameo appearances by the Enchantress, Agatha Harkness, Black Knight, Klaw, Melter, Radioactive Man, Whirlwind, and Thor (from Earth-616). Avengers Lineup: Ant-Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hellcat, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. 40 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #10
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 10

    "Shadow War!" Part 3 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Michael Ryan. The Mighty Thor arrives on Avengers Island! However the Prince of Asgard thinks he has reached Valhalla instead! Auspiciously, his long-time teammates let him know he's actually standing in the reactor containment room of the Avengers' old headquarters! After consulting with Reed Richards; the golden avenger theorizes that some people in this confusing universe are genuine articles, while others have been manufactured from the strange energy emanating from the dormant reactor! But which is which? When the Avengers return to their mansion, Loki's gang attacks! The Enchantress, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Thor vs. the Wasp, Ant-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, and the true god of thunder! Cameo appearance by Agatha Harkness. (Notes: The Thor fighting on Loki's side is the one freed from amber in the first issue of the series. This issue features a gatefold cover detailing the current storyline. This issue also includes a 3-page preview of the upcoming Quicksilver (1997) series.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #11
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 11

    "Shadow Victory!" Part 4 of 4. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Michael Ryan and Sal Regla. The evil Trickster absorbs the remaining energy from the gamma core reactor and grows to the size of a giant! With no other options left, the Enchantress and the renegade Thor join forces with the Avengers to stop Loki once and for all! It's going to take all the strength & skill and heart & soul Earth's Mightiest Heroes can muster to defeat the near-omnipotent god of lies! Avengers Assemble in the Heroes Reborn Universe! Final appearances of the Heroes Reborn versions of Agatha Harkness, Enchantress, Hellcat, and Loki. Avengers Lineup: Ant-Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue features a gatefold cover detailing the current storyline.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #12
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 12

    "Shadow's End!" Heroes Reunited Part 2 of 4. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and the Hulk. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Michael Ryan and Anthony Winn. Inks by Saleem Crawford, Sal Regla, Armando Durruthy, and John Tighe. Cover by Michael Ryan. Story continues from Fantastic Four (2nd series) 12. Doctor Doom bursts into Avengers Mansion and issues a dire warning about the coming of Galactus! The Latverian Monarch says he's already seen the destructive power of Galactus' heralds (via time travel) and urges the Avengers to stop them at all costs! To that end Cap, Shell-Head, Thor, Hawkeye, and the Wasp rush to Hong Kong to battle Terrax! While the Vision and Scarlet Witch join the Hulk in Antarctica to fight Firelord! The FF agrees to help and flies to Moscow to clash with the Silver Surfer! And SHIELD takes on the fourth and final herald, Plasma, in Los Angeles! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes and their allies defeat all four heralds? And also prevent the installation of Galactus' planet-devouring capacitors? If any or all should fail, Doctor Doom stands ready to go back in time and warn them again! Story continues in Iron Man (2nd series) 12. Cameo appearances by Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan, Air Walker, and the Heroes Reborn version of Thor. Avengers Lineup: Ant-Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. (Notes: The cover of each issue of the four-part story forms a larger illustration of all the heroes fighting Galactus. This issue features a gatefold cover recapping the events of last issue.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.99.

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  • Issue #13
    Avengers (1996 2nd Series) 13

    "Winning and Losing" World War Three Part 2 of 4. Script by James Robinson. Pencils by Michael Ryan. Inks by Saleem Crawford and Sal Regla. Cover by Richard Bennett and Tom Laney. Story continues from Fantastic Four (2nd series) 13. It's a convoluted tale of merging universes and alternate realities! After the stunning conclusion to the four-part Heroes Reunited story, the Heroes Reborn universe merged with the Wildstorm universe! And the various superheroes were mixed and matched on different teams! And now with the joint universe under attack from the Skrulls, Daemonites, and Doctor Doom; the heroes must develop a two-pronged strategy to "unlock" the two universes! Story continues in Iron Man (2nd series) 13. (Notes: This issue completes the second volume of the Avengers. Earth's Mightiest Heroes appear next in the Heroes Reborn: The Return Limited Series published in December 1997; and then in Avengers (3rd series) #1 published in February 1998. The cover of each issue of the four-part story forms a larger illustration. This issue features a gatefold cover.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.99.