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The Avengers (1963) - #21
"The Bitter Taste of Defeat!"

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Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Art 'Artie' Simek

Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Jack 'King' Kirby
Sam Rosen
Wallace 'Wally' Wood

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Cover Date: October 1965
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

Erik Josten, former henchman of Baron Zemo, is transformed into Power Man by the Enchantress, using the same technology that created Wonder Man. Together, the two scheme to confront and publicly discredit the Avengers.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers (1963) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks (1987) #27
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 03
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 03
Marvel Triple Action (1972) #15
Thunderbolts: Marvel's Most Wanted (1998) #1

Baron Zemo, Executioner & Wonder Man appear in flashback.

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