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The Avengers (1963) - #5
"The Invasion of the Lava Men!"

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

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

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Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince / Vinnie / P. Zorito'
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Cover Date: May 1964
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: The Mighty Thor. Iron Man. Captain America and Rick Jones. Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp. Also Featuring the Incredible Hulk

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 23 pages

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Letters Column: All About The Avengers

Strange sonic vibrations lead the Avengers to the site of a plot by the subterranean Lava Men. A battle between the sides becomes more complicated once the Hulk arrives.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
Avengers Classic (2007) #5
Avengers Epic Collection (2013) TPB vol. 01
Avengers Masterworks (1993) TPB vol. 01 (2nd Printing)
The Avengers United (2001) #7
The Avengers (1963) King-Size Special 04
The Avengers (1963) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Die Rächer (1979) #1
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Klassik (1998) #5
Marvel Masterworks (1987) #4
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 01 (Barnes & Noble Edition)
Snap! CD-ROM Comic Book Library (2003) CD-ROM Avengers

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