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The Avengers (1963) - #42
"The Plan -- and the Power!"

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Roy Thomas

John Buscema

George Roussos - 'George Bell / T.S. Chu / Sam Kato'

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Art 'Artie' Simek

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

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John Buscema
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Cover Date: July 1967
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: And In This Corner: Hercules vs. The Deadly, Dynamic Dragon Man!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 20 pages

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Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

Hercules, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye and Quicksilver storm Diablo’s castle in an attempt to rescue Giant-man. Hercules keeps Dragon-man busy while the others rescue Giant-man and are attacked by Diablo. Just when Diablo has the team down a surprise Avenger defeats Diablo and rescues the others. Black Widow attempts to escape her far eastern captors but to no avail.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers (1963) Omnibus HC vol. 02
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 05
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) TPB vol. 05
Marvel Super-Heroes (1979) #379
Marvel Triple Action (1972) #34
Marvel Visionaries: John Buscema (2007) #1

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