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The Avengers (1963) - #86
"Brain-Child to the Dark Tower Came...!"

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

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Cover Date: March 1971
Cover Price: US $ 0.15

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 20 pages

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Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

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Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers United (2001) #33
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 04
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 04 (Second Edition)
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers (2003) HC vol. 09
Supreme Power (2003) HC vol. 01
Supreme Power (2003) #1 (Special Edition)

American Eagle, Golden Archer, Lady Lark & Tom Thumb appear in flashback.

This story's title is a play on the title of Robert Browning's 1855 poem, "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came," itself adapted from a line in William Shakespeare's King Lear.

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American Eagle (Marvel) (01 - James Dore)
An image for Black Panther (Marvel)(01 - T'Challa) exists Black Panther (Marvel)(01 - T'Challa)
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An image for Doctor Spectrum (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron) exists Doctor Spectrum (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron)
An image for Golden Archer (Marvel)(Earth-712-Squadron Supreme) exists Golden Archer (Marvel)(Earth-712-Squadron Supreme)
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An image for Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark) exists Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark)
  An image for Lady Lark exists Lady Lark
An image for Nighthawk (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron)(01- Kyle) exists Nighthawk (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron)(01- Kyle)
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An image for Scarlet Witch (Marvel) exists Scarlet Witch (Marvel)
An image for Thor (Marvel)(01 - Thor Odinson) exists Thor (Marvel)(01 - Thor Odinson)
An image for Tom Thumb (Marvel) (Earth-712) exists Tom Thumb (Marvel) (Earth-712)
An image for Vision (Marvel)(02 - Synthozoid) exists Vision (Marvel)(02 - Synthozoid)
An image for Whizzer (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron) exists Whizzer (Marvel)(Earth 712 - Squadron)

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Avengers (Marvel)(01 - Original Team)
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