Vintage Comic Book The Avengers Number 198 August 1980 Marvel Comics, Hank Pym, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Wasp, Captain America, Nebula


The Avengers are a fictional team of superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The team made its debut in The Avengers #1 (Sept. 1963), created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist/co-plotter Jack Kirby, inspired by the success of DC Comics' Justice League of America.

"Better Red Than Ronin!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Nick Fury. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by George Perez and Terry Austin. The story starts with a bang as Red Ronin, the 100-foot tall metal monster (designed to battle Godzilla), charges up the Hudson River towards the Bronx! The twisted Dr. Earl Cowan has taken control of Red Ronin...but for what purpose? The Avengers don't have time for questions, so they launch an all-out attack on the giant robot! Red Ronin repels the Vision, knocks out Wonder Man, and dismisses the Wasp and Yellowjacket! SHIELD and Nick Fury join the fight, but the metal behemoth keeps marching on! In Long Island Sound the Avengers confront Red Ronin one more time! Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes find the massive robot's Achilles' heel? Meanwhile, Ms. Marvel learns that she is pregnant, and shockingly already six months along. Cameo appearance by Hawkeye. Last 40¢ issue. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Jocasta, Ms. Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. 32 pages

Comic in very good condition. No rips, tears, stains or writing in comic. The back cover has some staining/discoloration. The cover spine has some moderate to heavy wear.

Photo is of actual comic and not a stock photo.



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