The Avengers #243

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
May 1984
Page count
36
Cover price
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/38666

Credits

Editing
Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor)
Mark Gruenwald (Editor)
Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Vision Takes Command! (The Avengers) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; the Scarlet Witch; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 1. Chain of Command! (The Avengers) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk; Starfox; Thor [Donald Blake]; the Vision; the Wasp]; Crystal; Edwin Jarvis; Henry Peter Gyrich; ISAAC; Luna; Mockingbird; Raymond Sikorski

Credits

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Al Milgrom [as Allen Milgrom]
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
John Morelli

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Avengers (Federal, 1985 series) #4 ([January 1986])
Chain of Command!

Synopsis

With the core Avengers missing, Vision tries to calm the fears of the public as the rest of the team continues to fight crime. The lost Avengers return from the Secret Wars and a West Coast branch headed by Hawkeye is proposed to solve the problem of the surplus Avengers.

Notes

Continued in part from MARVEL SUPER-HEROES SECRET WARS (Marvel, 1984 series) #12

Show/hide 2. Avengers Assemble! (Avengers Assemble!) Letters page, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Avengers Assemble!

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters on The Avengers #238; Question of the Month "What is your favorite sport?" asked to Stern, Milgrom, Sinnott, Morelli, Scheele and Shooter; Special Announcements Section. Letters from Jim Cough, Donni Schick, Paul Smith

Show/hide 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation Statement of ownership, 0.25 pages

Credits

Script
Ed Shukin (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Date of filing: October 4, 1983. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 413,151. Single issue nearest to filing date: 404,252.


Notes

Cover title "The Mighty Avengers"

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42662

Entry created

  • 29/12/2019

Cover added

  • 29/12/2019

Index completed

  • 29/12/2019