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The Avengers (1963) - #52
"Death Calls for the Arch-Heroes!"

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John Buscema

Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince / Vinnie / P. Zorito'

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

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Cover Date: May 1968
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: The Grim Reaper!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 20 pages

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Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

Black Panther joins the Avengers.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers (1963) Omnibus HC vol. 02
The Avengers (1973) #70
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 03
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 06
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 06
Marvel Treasury Edition (1974) #7
Marvel Triple Action (1972) #44

Giant-Man, Hercules, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch & Wonder Man appear only in flashbacks.

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