The Avengers #1

Published
1977
Page count
68?
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Space Phantom (The Avengers) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; The Wasp]; The Space Phantom

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Sol Brodsky, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #2 (November 1963)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #2 ([July 1975?])
The Space Phantom
 
Australia
The Avengers (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #10 ([1982?])
The Space Phantom

Notes

This cover has been reported to be printed from an unaltered stat. There are notable variations in the background compated with the original printing.

Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Avengers) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Wasp; Ant-Man; Iron Man; Hulk]; Loki

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (September 1963)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #1 ([July 1975?])
Untitled
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Avengers, The) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Avengers, The
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-337
Characters
Avengers (Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Wasp); V: Loki, a Troll; GS: Hulk; GA: Rick Jones, Teen Brigade; Fantastic Four (Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Thing, Human Torch)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (September 1963)
The Coming of the Avengers!
Also printed
Australia
The Avengers (Horwitz, 1965 series) #1 ([April 1965])
The Coming of the Avengers!
 
United States
Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (1965)
The Coming of the Avengers
 
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #1 ([July 1975?])
The Coming of the Avengers!
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1975 series) (1975)
The Coming of the Avengers
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975 series) ([1975])
The Coming of the Avengers
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics Revised Edition (Marvel, 1997 series) (November 1997)
The Coming of the Avengers
 
United States
The 100 Greatest Marvels of All Time (Marvel, 2001 series) #2 (December 2001)
The Coming of the Avengers!

Synopsis

Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, the Wasp, and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (The Avengers) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-435
Characters
The Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor [Don Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Ant-Man/Giant-Man [Henry Pym]]; The Space Phantom (villain, introduction); Rick Jones; The Teen Brigade

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Paul Reinman, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [as Art Simek]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #2 (November 1963)
The Avengers Battle the Space Phantom
Also printed
United States
Marvel Super Heroes Annual (Marvel, 1966 series) #1 (October 1966)
The Space Phantom
 
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #2 ([July 1975?])
The Space Phantom
 
Australia
The Avengers (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #10 ([1982?])
The Space Phantom

Synopsis

The Space Phantom comes to Earth to defeat the Avengers. If he can, then nothing can stop his race from invading Earth.

Show/hide 4. The Avengers Meet.. "Sub-Mariner!" (The Avengers) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-525
Characters
The Avengers [Thor [Don Blake]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; The Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; The Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Rick Jones, The Teen Brigade, Jane Foster

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Paul Reinman, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #3 (January 1964)
The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!
Also printed
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #6 ([September 1975])
The Avengers Meet.. Sub-Mariner!

Synopsis

After he left them, the Avengers feel responsible for the damages that the Hulk may cause. They start a search for him and find him. When they start to battle, the Sub-Mariner joins the Hulk.

Show/hide 5. Have We Got Your Hobby Covered! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 6. Fantastic Action! The Fantastic Four Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

This issue is reported to be 68 pages and some pages will have been edited from the reprints to reduce the page count.

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This issue includes help from

  • Keith McTaggart

AusReprints ID

  • 42318

Entry created

  • 28/01/2012

Cover added

  • 10/05/2015

Last updated

  • 28/02/2021