Avengers (1963 1st Series) #262 – Roger Stern & John Buscema
Pub. Date: Dec. 1985
Condition: VF+ (Very Fine Plus)
“Many Brave Hearts…” Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner and Stingray. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded the Avengers’ quinjets! The majestic aircraft cannot take off or land in Manhattan anymore. Upon hearing of the Avengers’ plight, Dr. Walter Newell (aka Stingray) offers the use of Hydro-Base. During the Wasp, Cap, and the rest of the team’s visit to the floating island, the Prince of Atlantis stops by. The Sub-Mariner seems somewhat depressed, so Hercules gets an idea to lift his spirits! Pick a fight with the Avenging Son! Look out! After tempers calm down, the Sentinel of Liberty makes an offer to his former World War II ally…join the Avengers! Will Prince Namor accept the challenge? Meanwhile the Enclave (last seen in Avengers Annual 12) is back in business! With a new plan to create the perfect human! Flashback cameos by Adam Warlock, Black Bolt, and Karnak. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, and the Wasp. (Note: This issue includes a half-page ad for Hulk Hogan’s Saturday morning TV show. Art by Gil Kane.) 32 pages Cover price $0.65.
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