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The Avengers (1963) - #18
"When the Commissar Commands!"

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

Don Heck

Richard 'Dick' Ayers - 'Richard B.'

Art 'Artie' Simek

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

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Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince / Vinnie / P. Zorito'
Jack 'King' Kirby
Sam Rosen

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Cover Date: July 1965
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: Lo! A Nation Trembles When the Commissar Commands!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: All About The Avengers

The Avengers are drawn away from their R&R by the plight of Sin Cong, an Asian nation plagued by Communist oppression. Arriving in the country, they are confronted by the Commissar, a giant man who means to beat them single-handedly, as a propaganda victory.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
Avengers Epic Collection (2013) TPB vol. 01
The Avengers (1963) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks (1987) #9
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 02
Marvel Triple Action (1972) #12

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