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Avengers (1963 1st Series) comic books with issue numbers 227-279,281-288

  • Issue #227
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 227
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2074921006

    "Testing...1...2...3!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Brett Breeding. After a quick test of her amazing powers, the Avengers offer membership to the new Captain Marvel (aka Monica Rambeau). Meanwhile at Ryker's Island, a psychiatrist visits Hank Pym to determine his fitness to stand trial for his crimes in Avengers 217. But as the former avenger prepares for his trial, Egghead gets ready for Hank's trial too! Everyone is headed to the courthouse next issue! Origin of Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath, and Yellowjacket. Cameo appearances by the Plant-Man, Wizard, Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, and Egghead. Flashback cameos by the Black Panther, Hulk, Scarlet Witch, Tigra, Ultron, Vision, and Wonder Man to recap the history of Henry Pym. Second appearance of the new Captain Marvel. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Notes: Captain Marvel debuted in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16. Roger Stern begins his 5-year run as the writer for the Avengers title. This issue features a two-page ad for the Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin Atari video game.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #228
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 228

    "Trial and Error!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Al Milgrom. Finally, Dr. Henry Pym has his day in court to clear his name! Will the former avenger be able to prove his innocence? It doesn't matter, because Egghead won't give his long-time adversary a chance! As Hank walks to the witness stand the Masters of Evil attack! Pandemonium erupts as the Beetle, Shocker, Radioactive Man, Moonstone, and Tiger Shark clash with the Avengers! There's no order in this court! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes save Hank from the clutches of the Masters of Evil? Cameo appearances by the Vision and Scarlet Witch. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229A
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 229A

    Lakeside Tattooz Insert Variant (unopened inserts may or may not have the sample tattoo inside). While there is no definitive information about the Lakeside Tattooz inserts, they are known to occur over several different Marvel issues printed in March 1983. Unlike Amazing Spider-Man #238 and FF #252 where the insert was present in every copy, it appears only a limited amount of copies of this issue received the Lakeside insert (regional distribution?). Also, some of the inserts, although never opened, exist without the free tattoo sample inside."Final Curtain!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom. Henry Pym just can't catch a break! During his testimony last issue, the Masters of Evil stormed the courtroom and kidnapped him! Now the brilliant biochemist is holed up in Egghead's secret headquarters reluctantly working on a new project for his long-time enemy. Meanwhile at Avengers Mansion, frustration is building in the ranks! Iron Man is missing, She-Hulk has been de-powered, and nobody knows where the Masters of Evil took Hank! But with some outside the box thinking, the Avengers' ace archer and the team's newest member reverse the momentum! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes rescue Hank Pym in time? Or will the man formerly known as Ant-Man, formerly known as Giant-Man, formerly known as Goliath, and formerly known as Yellowjacket...find a way to beat Egghead and the Masters of Evil...all by himself? Cameo appearance by Scott Lang. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Note: Due to events in his own title, Iron Man begins his lengthy absence from the Avengers.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229B
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 229B

    This issue does not have a Lakeside Tattooz insert (or insert opened and the sample tattoo removed). "Final Curtain!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom. Henry Pym just can't catch a break! During his testimony last issue, the Masters of Evil stormed the courtroom and kidnapped him! Now the brilliant biochemist is holed up in Egghead's secret headquarters reluctantly working on a new project for his long-time enemy. Meanwhile at Avengers Mansion, frustration is building in the ranks! Iron Man is missing, She-Hulk has been de-powered, and nobody knows where the Masters of Evil took Hank! But with some outside the box thinking, the Avengers' ace archer and the team's newest member reverse the momentum! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes rescue Hank Pym in time? Or will the man formerly known as Ant-Man, formerly known as Giant-Man, formerly known as Goliath, and formerly known as Yellowjacket…find a way to beat Egghead and the Masters of Evil…all by himself? Cameo appearance by Scott Lang. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. (Note: Due to events in his own title, Iron Man begins his lengthy absence from the Avengers.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #230
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 230

    "The Last Farewell!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom. In heroic fashion last issue, Henry Pym defeated the Masters of Evil. And together with Hawkeye ended the threat of Egghead forever. Now after being cleared of all charges against him, the former avenger needs to determine what to do next with his life. But before Hank makes that decision, it's time for one last visit to Avengers Mansion. In an emotional farewell, one of the founding members of the Avengers says goodbye to his Yellowjacket costume, his long-time friends and teammates, and finally his former wife Janet. It's a powerful conclusion for Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Final appearance of Egghead. Cameo appearances by Moonstone, the Plant-Man, Radioactive Man, Tiger Shark, Trish Starr, Elysius, ISAAC, Mentor, and Starfox. (Notes: Hank Pym does not resume his Yellowjacket identity until many years later in the 3rd series of the Avengers title. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 426,329; average paid circulation 223,335.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #231
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 231

    "Up From the Depths!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Nick Fury. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Bizarre plant-like creatures have taken over a SHIELD base near Baltimore! And just in time for a visit from President Ronald Reagan and Colonel Nick Fury! Shockingly, the President of the United States is taken prisoner! However, Earth's Mightiest Heroes are on their way for a rescue mission of presidential proportions! After a quick site recon by Captain Marvel, the Avengers put their plan into action! Can the Avengers save the Great Communicator from the clutches of the Plantman? Or will the bellicose botanist plunge the U.S. into anarchy? Cameo appearances by the Beast, Scarlet Witch, Vision, and Wonder Man for the funeral of Jocasta (killed in Marvel Two-in-One 93); Jim Rhodes (as the second Iron Man), Peter Gyrich, and Starfox. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #232
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 232

    "And Now Starfox!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Starfox wants to join the Avengers! But he will have to undergo training first! And chasing down the Plantman will be an excellent start! To that end Captain Marvel, Thor, and Starfox (aka Eros from Titan) link up with a Naval Task Force to capture the Plantman! However, the elusive villain and his submarine are cruising the depths of the Atlantic Ocean floor! Are the three avengers ready to go deep sea fishing...for the Plantman? Meanwhile, the shield-slinger and the Wasp pay a visit to an inebriated Tony Stark and surprisingly learn that someone else is now wearing the famous red and gold armor. Cameo appearances by Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes) and the Wizard. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #233
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 233

    "The Annihilation Gambit!" Plot by Roger Stern and John Byrne. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Byrne (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott. Plot continues from Fantastic Four 255. A strange and powerful force field is emanating from the Baxter Building and spreading outward across Manhattan! Who has created this massive barrier? The lord of the Negative Zone! And Annihilus plans to merge Earth's solar system with the Negative Zone and destroy everything! However, the Avengers are pulling out all the stops to penetrate the barrier including calling in the Vision and the Scarlet Witch! But when the Vision collapses inside the null-field, Earth's Mightiest Heroes go to their last option...Captain Marvel! In dazzling fashion, the newest avenger becomes a gamma ray laser beam, breaks through the barrier, and stuns Annihilus! Has Captain Marvel cleared the path to victory? Or do the Avengers need help from the FF to finish Annihilus? Story overlaps with Fantastic Four 256. Cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, Franklin Richards, Alicia Masters, Bernie Rosenthal, and Hawkeye. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: The Avengers previously battled Annihilus in Marvel Two-in-One 75.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #234
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 234

    "The Witch's Tale!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The battle against Annihilus has ended in victory, but the Avengers have suffered casualties, most notably the Vision. The Scarlet Witch and her teammates return to Avengers Mansion and place the Vision in the medical lab for recovery. While the other avengers go about their daily lives, Captain Marvel asks Wanda about her childhood and early days as an avenger. The Scarlet Witch takes a walk down memory lane, but with a new twist involving the Master of Magnetism. Plot continues in Doctor Strange (2nd series) 60. Retelling of the origins of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. Cameo appearances by Doctor Strange and Hawkeye. Flashback cameos by Agatha Harkness, Bova, Crystal, Django Maximoff, Doctor Doom, Immortus, Magda, Magneto, Quicksilver, the Toad, the High Evolutionary, and the original X-Men. (Note: Wanda learned that Magneto is her father in the fourth issue of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch (1982) Limited Series.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 235

    "Havoc on the Homefront!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Bob Budiansky (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Wizard is enjoying life at his Long Island estate after escaping from prison several weeks ago. But now the federal government is on to him! And sends the Avengers to find the former leader of the Frightful Four! Captain America, She-Hulk, and the Scarlet Witch invade the Wizard's mansion to see if the criminal mastermind is home! Don't worry, he is! Can the three avengers reign in the wingless Wizard? First appearance of Raymond Sikorsky. Cameo appearances by Spider-Man and the Vision. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, and the Wasp. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #236
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 236
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497548013

    "I Want to be an Avenger!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Amazing Spider-Man wants to join the Avengers! But the web-slinger passed on his first opportunity way back in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 3. Why is he ready to sign up now? Earth's Mightiest Heroes are lukewarm to the idea and brush off the wall-crawler. However, when Spider-Man sees a quinjet departing the mansion, he hitches a ride! After the quinjet lands at Project Pegasus, Captain America, She-Hulk, and Starfox aren't very happy to find their amazing stowaway. But that attitude changes in a heartbeat when the Avengers discover hordes of Lava Men on the loose! Not to mention Blackout, Electro, Moonstone, and the Rhino! It's pandemonium at Project Pegasus! Cameo appearances by Michael O'Brien (aka the Guardsman) and the Vision. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Avengers (1963-1983) and debuts a new cover logo for the series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #236BUBBLE
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 236BUBBLE

    Bubblicious Insert Variant.
    "I Want to be an Avenger!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Amazing Spider-Man wants to join the Avengers! But the web-slinger passed on his first opportunity way back in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 3. Why is he ready to sign up now? Earth's Mightiest Heroes are lukewarm to the idea and brush off the wall-crawler. However, when Spider-Man sees a quinjet departing the mansion, he hitches a ride! After the quinjet lands at Project Pegasus, Captain America, She-Hulk, and Starfox aren't very happy to find their amazing stowaway. But that attitude changes in a heartbeat when the Avengers discover hordes of Lava Men on the loose! Not to mention Blackout, Electro, Moonstone, and the Rhino! It's pandemonium at Project Pegasus! Cameo appearances by Michael O'Brien (aka the Guardsman) and the Vision. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Avengers (1963-1983) and debuts a new cover logo for the series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #237
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 237

    "Meltdowns and Mayhem" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Avengers and the web-slinger have stopped the flow of Lava Men at Project Pegasus! That crisis is over, but another one is lurking right around the corner! Moonstone, Blackout, Electro, and the Rhino escaped from their cells during the melee last issue, and now the foursome are planning to sabotage the nuclear research dome! By the time the Avengers best the super-villains and reach the nuclear reactor, it's set for an epic meltdown! At this moment Earth's Mightiest Heroes don't need Spider-Man's brawn; they need Peter Parker's brains! Can the wall-crawler save Project Pegasus from impending disaster? A great two-part story! Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #238
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 238

    "Unlimited Vision!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Starfox has a new idea to speed up the Vision's recovery! Let ISAAC, the computer that runs Eros' home planet of Titan, try to repair the Vision's internal systems! Can ISAAC make the Vision as good as new? Or perhaps new and further improved? Meanwhile, Moonstone and Blackout are still unaccounted for following their escape from Project Pegasus last issue. However, once the Avengers track the fugitives to Egghead's old hideout, their days of freedom come to an abrupt and dark end! Origin on Blackout. Cameo appearances by Jessica Drew and Tigra. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: Blackout and Moonstone return in Dazzler 32.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #239
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 239

    "Late Night of the Super-Stars!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Hawkeye returns to Avengers Mansion with his new bride, Mockingbird! However, the Avengers are on their way to San Francisco, so only the Vision is home to greet the ace archer. Several minutes later Wonder Man calls...in need of a big favor! He's been booked on Late Night with David Letterman and needs several other avengers to appear with him! The Beast, Black Panther, Black Widow, and Hawkeye agree to join Simon on the show! But Fabian Stankowicz decides that he's ready for a guest appearance too! With the bright lights shining and the cameras rolling, the all-out action on the Late Night set begins! It's going to take all of the reserve avengers plus David Letterman to knock out Fabian and his annoying inventions! A fun issue! Assistant Editors' Month. Cameo appearance by Paul Shaffer. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Wonder Man, and the Vision. (Notes: This issue includes the first meeting between Mockingbird and the Black Widow, two of Hawkeye's leading ladies. The letters page features a parody by Assistant Editor Mike Carlin.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #240
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 240

    "The Ghost of Jessica Drew!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Woman, Doctor Strange, and the Shroud. Script by Roger Stern with consultation from Ann Nocenti. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. At the request of Tigra, Earth's Mightiest Heroes travel to San Francisco to diagnose the mysterious ailment that has put Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman) into a coma. When the ghost of Spider-Woman appears at the hospital, the Avengers realize that supernatural forces are at work! So the call goes out for super-powered help, namely Doctor Strange and Dr. Henry Pym! But even the Master of the Mystic Arts and the world's leading biochemist don't know what or who is afflicting Jessica Drew! Could it be an evil sorceress from the sixth century? Time is running out...somebody needs to figure out something...and soon! Cameo appearance by the Vision. Flashback cameos by Gypsy Moth, Daddy Longlegs, Magnus, and Morgan Le Fey. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Dr. Pym, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Tigra, and the Wasp. (Note: Spider-Woman's story continues from Spider-Woman (1st series) 50.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #241
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 241

    "Dark Angel!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Spider-Woman, Doctor Strange, and the Shroud. Script by Roger Stern with consultation from Ann Nocenti. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns), Joe Sinnott (finishes), and Andy Mushynsky (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Brett Breeding. Jessica Drew's tormentor stands revealed! It's Morgan Le Fey! And she still craves vengeance against Spider-Woman! From the astral plane, the sixth century sorceress attacks Doctor Strange and the Avengers! The heroes know they can't beat Morgan Le Fey from Earth's dimension, so the Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Shroud, and Starfox invade the astral plane and take the battle directly to the evil witch! The action is fast and furious in both the astral plane and the hospital room as Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Master of the Mystic Arts try to bring Jessica Drew back from the brink! Final appearance of Magnus. Cameo appearances by Captain America, Hawkeye, and the Vision. (Note: Morgan Le Fey appears next in Iron Man 209.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #242
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 242

    "Easy Come...Easy Go!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns), Joe Rubinstein (finishes), and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Let the good times roll at Avengers Mansion! After completing their west coast adventure, the Avengers return home and throw a party for the newlyweds, Hawkeye and Mockingbird! And the celebration becomes even more joyous when the Vision finally regains full use of his synthetic body! But several minutes later, the Vision detects a massive energy source in Central Park! Earth's Mightiest Heroes run across the street to investigate and discover an enormous citadel! Six avengers including Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp rush inside the mammoth structure...and suddenly disappear! Where did they go? (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for the Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book ($12.95 cover price) and a full-page ad for the Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Limited Series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #243
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 243

    "Chain of Command!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. One half of the Avengers are missing! Along with many other New York City super-heroes! In an effort to quell the panic, the Vision takes control of the team and dispatches Starfox and the Scarlet Witch to help the civilian authorities! However as quickly as the six avengers vanished last issue, they suddenly reappear in Central Park! Once the team reunites at Avengers Mansion, two big organizational changes are made! First, the Vision takes over as chairman, and second, he tasks Hawkeye with establishing a west coast branch! Cameo appearances by Crystal, Quicksilver, Luna, ISAAC, and Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #244
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 244

    "And the Rocket's Red Glare!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom and Carmen Infantino. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. At the request of the federal government, the Avengers travel to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to investigate possible subversive activities! Is someone trying to sabotage the U.S. space program? Just as Earth's Mightiest Heroes arrive at KSC, a terrorist group called the Rocketeers attacks the launch pad! The Avengers fight off the Rocketeers and prepare for a possible counterattack in the morning! Sure enough as the sun rises, the saboteurs return! And the ensuing battle becomes dire...as in the Dire Wraiths! Cameo appearances by Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Bill Foster, Quicksilver, and Lockjaw. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: The letters page includes a letter from Late Night host David Letterman.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #245
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 245

    "Bombshells!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The Wasp rockets into orbit onboard the stolen ion-drive spaceship! But the diminutive avenger is unconscious and a dire wraith is at the controls! However, help is on the way as Captain Marvel, Starfox, and the Vision zoom into the stratosphere to save her! Meanwhile back at Cape Canaveral, the situation seems stable...until Captain America stumbles upon a room full of Dire Wraiths! Can the shield-slinger hold off the gruesome aliens until the Scarlet Witch joins the fight? The Avengers are going to need two valiant victories over the Dire Wraiths to survive! One in outer space and the other on Terra Firma! Cameo appearances by Bova, Quicksilver, Lockjaw, Nick Fury, Hawkeye, and Mockingbird. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #246
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 246

    "Gatherings" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Sersi. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Joe Sinnott and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. It's a quiet day at Avengers Mansion, so Starfox and the Wasp decide to crash an upscale party in New York City! And the hostess of the party is none other than Sersi, the fun-loving member of the Eternals! But apparently back in Olympia, the Eternals are holding a very important meeting that requires Sersi's attendance. However, the enchanting Eternal doesn't want to go! So the Delphans are coming to get her by force if necessary! And it will be necessary! Meanwhile in New Orleans, Captain Marvel reveals her secret identity to her parents; and at the White House, the Vision meets with the Commander-in-Chief! Cameo appearances by Domo, Ikaris, Thena, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, President Ronald Reagan, and Nancy Reagan. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: Possible inks by John Byrne on page 20.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #247
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 247

    "The Ties that Bind!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring the Eternals. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. In Northern Greece the Wasp and Starfox wake up in the company of the Eternals! Last issue's battle was a huge misunderstanding! And now Starfox learns that he is also an eternal! But that revelation means he must participate in the ritual of the Uni-Mind! In spectacular fashion, all of the Eternals including Starfox take to the sky and become the single entity known as the Uni-Mind! Leaving the Wasp and Captain Marvel gasping in awe! One potential problem though...what if a super-villain were to attack Olympia, while the Eternals are formed in the Uni-Mind? Look out! Retelling of the Eternals' origin. Cameo appearances by She-Hulk, Quicksilver, Lockjaw, and Maelstrom. Flashback cameos by Chronos, Zuras, Mentor, Sui-San, and Thanos to recap the history of Titan; and Magneto, Modred, and Bova to recap the events of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch Limited Series (1st series) issue 4. (Notes: Maelstrom previously appeared in Marvel Two-in-One 72. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of the West Coast Avengers Limited Series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #248
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 248

    "To Save the Eternals!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Eternals. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes) and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom has taken control of the Eternals' homeland! And paralyzed within the Uni-Mind, the Eternals are helpless to stop him! Earth's Mightiest Heroes are the final hope for Olympia! When the Vision attacks Maelstrom, the Scarlet Witch dissolves the Uni-Mind and frees the Eternals! Suddenly there are hundreds of heroes to fight Maelstrom! Has the tide turned in the Eternals' favor? Or does Maelstrom still have an ace up his sleeve? Flashback cameos by Black Bolt and the Thing. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. (Notes: Deathurge previously appeared in Marvel Two-in-One 72. The first issue of the West Coast Avengers Limited Series was published this month.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #249
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 249

    Ragnarok and Roll: Part 2 of 6 -"The Snows of Summer" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes) and crew. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Story continued from Thor #349. It's snowing all over the world! Is this cause for celebration? Unfortunately not! It's cause for grave concern about the survival of the universe! When Thor stops by Avengers Mansion, he tells his teammates about the ominous situation they face! Surtur is sending his demon hordes, the Sons of Muspell, to Midgard in order to clear a path for the fire giant to invade Asgard! In the snowy streets of Manhattan, the Avengers along with the Fantastic Four and the Warriors Three clash with Surtur's powerful demon hordes! Story continues in Thor 350. Cameo appearances by ISAAC, Deathurge, Maelstrom, and Beta Ray Bill. Flashback cameos by Malekith and Surtur. Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: The events of Thor 348 and 349 lead into this story.) Story continued from Thor #350. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #250
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 250

    "World Power!" Double-size issue. Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Additional inks by Ian Akin, Brian Garvey, and Roy Richardson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. Maelstrom is back (after a short one issue rest)! And the master of kinetic energy has a new plan to destroy the world! Slow down the rotation of the Earth and create a global catastrophe! But the Fifth Avenue Avengers are hot on Maelstrom's trail, and their west coast counterparts are too! In the skies over Tierra del Fuego, eleven of Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Helio, Phobius, and Gronk! And if the Avengers get past those three lackeys, then Maelstrom awaits! A giant-size Maelstrom! Can the east coast and west coast Avengers knock down the malevolent Maelstrom and save the planet? Avengers Assemble! Avengers Lineup: Captain Marvel, Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Starfox, Vision, and the Wasp. West Coast Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Mockingbird, Iron Man (aka Jim Rhodes), Tigra, and Wonder Man. (Note: Maelstrom returns in Quasar 21.) 48 pages Cover price $1.00.