Essential Avengers TPB (1998- Marvel) 1st Edition comic books 2008
1st Edition - Volume 6 - 1st printing. Collects Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #120-140, Giant-Size Avengers (1974) #1-4, Captain Marvel (1968-1979 1st Series Marvel) #33, and Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #150. Written by STEVE ENGLEHART, ROY THOMAS, JIM STARLIN, and GERRY CONWAY. Art by BOB BROWN, JOHN BUSCEMA, DON HECK, DAVE COCKRUM, JOE STATON, GEORGE TUSKA, TOM SUTTON, JIM STARLIN, RICH BUCKLER, and JOE GIELLA. Cover by GIL KANE. Changes in the Marvel Universe are nothing new - as seen when heroes are reborn, slain and more in this startling selection of seventies sagas! The search for the Celestial Madonna is on, and all the candidates are under the Avengers' roof! After reviving heroes and villains to set a Legion of the Unliving against Earth's Mightiest Heroes, will Kang the Conqueror be divided against himself in deciding the fate of the woman who could alter the universe's destiny? Cap, Iron Man, Thor and Avengers both well-remembered and near-forgotten face off against the lethal likes of Dormammu, Thanos and Ultron! Golden Age glories revisited! The secret of Mantis and the sacrifice of the Swordsman! Resurrections, origins and THREE Marvel marriages! Plus: the Zodiac, the Titanium Man, the Stranger, Klaw Master of Sound and more! Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and Captain Mar-Vell! Softcover, B&W. Cover price $16.99.