(W) Paul Tobin & Various (A) Ronan Cliquet & Various (CA) Aaron Lopresti
The Mad Thinker has taken over Iron Man’s armor, forcing Hawkeye to team up with Tony Stark to bring down the most sophisticated and deadly weapon in the world! Meanwhile, the lovely and lethal Black Widow must protect a secretive mystery man from the world’s greatest assassins! Then, join three of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on a quest unlike any other: Hawkeye, Ant-Man and Captain America think they have a day off from Avengers’ duty, but unseen dangers wait for them at Manhattan’s Museum of Natural History. And on Asgard, Odin decides to have a little fun and switches up his sons’ weapons. Is Loki worthy of Thor’s hammer? Also featuring the villainy of Ultron and the Leader! Collecting SUPER HEROES # 17 and #19, and MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #1-2. 96 PGS./All Ages
In a world beset by danger, the United States of America needs a team of heroes they can rely on. Welcome to… American Intelligence Mechanics! A.I.M. will dare any danger – no matter how awesome that danger might be – to save their nation from the wildest, weirdest threats of all! The most patriotic super-group ever is here to save the day. And they’ll do it all looking tried and true in the red, white & blue! Can you live without… the U.S.Avengers? Rated T+
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stuart Immonen & Various
Brian Michael Bendis brings the Avengers out of the darkness and into a new Heroic Age! Recent events have sundered Iron Man, Thor and Captain America’s long friendship. But when unstable magics cast the heroes-at-odds into the scattered Nine Realms, they quickly realize the world is not how it should be. Can they come together and put it right? Then, as the three heroes reassemble the Avengers, Kang returns from the future bearing ill tidings of a force so powerful even he can’t conquer it! Plus: When the forces of evil begin literally dropping out of the sky, and even Marvel’s master mystics are powerless to stop them, Luke Cage and his New Avengers must step up!
Collecting AVENGERS (2010) #1-6, AVENGERS PRIME #1-5 and NEW AVENGERS (2010) #1-6. 448 PGS./Rated T+
Welcome to the Austin Books & Comics New Reader Guide! We’re here to introduce some of our favorite books that you may not already know about, and maybe even help you find your next favorite comic series!
“And there came a day unlike any other, when earth’s mightiest heroes were united against a common threat! On that day the Avengers were born!” Since 1963, the Avengers have been Marvel’s premier super-team, fighting to protect the world, the universe, and occasionally all of reality.
In this guide you’ll find a collection of both classic and modern Avengers titles.
All titles are available at the store, and if not we will be happy to special order them for you!
The Avengers (1963)
Where it all began. Read the origins of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and their battles against the original foes that no one hero could withstand.
Kree-Skrull War (1972)
Written and drawn by comics legends Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema, Neal Adams, and John Buscema, the Kree-Skrull War is one of the most famous Avengers stories of all time. Centering around Kree hero Mar-Vell, sidekick extraordinaire Rick Jones, and the Avengers, this story brought the epic war between the Kree and Skrull empires to Earth. Notable for introducing the long-running romance between the Vision and Scarlet Witch, as well as the unprecedented massive scale and cast of characters.
Avengers-Defenders War (1973)
One of the earliest Marvel instances of superhero teams battling each other, the Avengers-Defenders War pitted the two teams against each other for possession of the Evil Eye, a cosmic artifact of immense power, only to discover that they had been manipulated by outside forces. (more…)
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(W) Bill Mantlo, Al Milgrom (A) Ed Hannigan & Various (CA) Al Milgrom
Created by the underworld – sworn to destroy it! Cloak and Dagger hit the streets to fight organized crime and super villainy! When they set their sights on the Kingpin, Spider-Man thinks they’re going too far, but his webs can’t rein them in! Plus: The Punisher’s on the prowl, and it’s a problem for everybody! Guest-starring the Black Cat, the New Mutants and the Spidey supporting players of yesteryear! Collecting PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1972) #64, #69-70, #81-82 and #94-96; MARVEL TEAM-UP ANNUAL #6; and MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #19.