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Avengers #204

Avengers #204

The Avengers search for Shu Han, a woman bought to be one of many brides of the Yellow Claw. A stinker of a story (by a committee of Jim Shooter, Bob Budiansky and David Michelinie) despite nice art from Don Newton and Dan Green. [More]

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The Avengers #109

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Spurned by the Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye takes a gig teaching archery to a secret villain who want to sink California. A below-average outing from the team of Steve Englehart, Don Heck and Frank McLaughlin. [More]

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The Avengers #132

The Avengers #132

The Avengers battle Kang and the Legion of the Unliving in Immortus’ Labyrinth of Limbo. A weak outing from the team of Steve Englehart, Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema and Joe Staton. [More]

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The Avengers #131

The Avengers #131

The always-confusing Kang tricks his other selves into helping him raise a “Legion of the Unliving” to battle the Avengers. This story by Steve Englehart is a bit of a mess, but the art by Sal Buscema and Joe Staton is OK. [More]

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The Avengers #101

The Avengers #101

A “nebbish” named Leonard Tippit is tasked by the Watcher to stop a nuclear holocaust – by executing five innocent people! Hurried pacing and poor characterization make this one a tough read. From the team of Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler and Dan Adkins. [More]

Talking Points

What was Roy Thomas’ best Bronze Age Marvel series?

Next to Stan Lee, no writer was more important to the early years of the Marvel Universe than “Rascally” Roy Thomas. But which series represented Thomas’ best Bronze Age work for Marvel? The nominees: The Avengers, Conan the Barbarian, Fantastic Four and The Invaders. [More]

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The Avengers #127

The Avengers #127

The Avengers join the Fantastic Four and Inhumans in the Great Refuge as Quicksilver and Crystal prepare to wed. This issue by Steve Englehart and Sal Buscema might not be spectacular, but it’s a quintessential sample of Marvel’s Bronze Age fare. [More]

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The Avengers #233

The Avengers #233

With the Fantastic Four trapped in the Negative Zone, Annihilus plots to destroy, well, everything. Can the Avengers breach his barrier? John Byrne’s Negative Zone epic spills over into The Avengers — can writer Roger Stern and finisher Joe Sinnott keep up? Editor’s note: Don’t miss earlier installments of John Byrne’s FF, reviewing Fantastic Four #232-255 and Fantastic Four Roast #1. [More]

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The Avengers #157

The Avengers #157

On Christmas Eve 1976, the Avengers are attacked and defeated by a stone ghost of the Black Knight. An odd little story from the team of Gerry Conway, Don Heck and Pablo Marcos. [More]

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The Avengers #95

The Avengers #95

Caught up in an intergalactic conflict, the Avengers take a side trip to the Great Refuge to free the Inhumans. Classic early Bronze from the team of Roy Thomas, Neal Adams and Tom Palmer. [More]

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