May Contest!  |  Add New Content  |  Top Issues  |  Register  |  Marketplace  |  Forums  |  Request a Feature  |  Help  |  Mobile  |  Home


Register for free
Social Media: Facebook Twitter Tumblr

  Search by Cover Date

  Story Arcs
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. Captain America: Triple ...
  2. Barrier (2015)
  3. Itty Bitty Hellboy: The ...
  4. Moon Knight [GER] (2015)
  5. ICOM Info (1989)
  6. Batman: The Golden Age O...
  7. Just imagine Stan Lee's ...
  8. The Greatest American Co...
  9. The Unauthorized Lampoon...
  10. Political Power: Rush Li...
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Glenn Urieta
  2. Björn Pertoft
  3. Pierre Marin
  4. Michael Weinerth
  5. Roland Warzecha
  6. Andreas Fröschl
  7. Franz-Josef Bettag
  8. Fred Schimpf
  9. Robert Fass
  10. Marion Striepe
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Dr. Justice
  2. Judge Keeler
  3. Lee, General Ho
  4. Strong Guy (Marvel)(Hous...
  5. Hulkling (Marvel)(House ...
  6. Stature (Marvel)(House o...
  7. Miss America (Marvel)(Ho...
  8. Jett (Hercules/Xena)
  9. Loup Noir
  10. Couik
   View All

The Avengers (1963) - #146
"The Assassin Never Fails!"

Change this cover
or add a variant
Tony Isabella

Don Heck
Keith Pollard

John Tartaglione

Petra Goldberg

David 'Dave' Hunt

Marv Wolfman

Cover Artist(s):
Gil Kane
Allen 'Al' Milgrom
Irving 'Irv' Watanabe

Rating (out of 10):
from 13 votes

You must be logged in to vote!

Other members' collections
  This issue is in 193 collections.

  This issue is available for sale/trade

Edit this Issue
Clone this Issue
View this issue's contribution history
Clone the creators of this issue
Clone the characters of this issue
Suggest a podcast for this issue


Search for 'The Avengers' on Amazon

Cover Date: April 1976
Cover Price: US $ 0.25

Issue Tagline: Caught in the Crossfire of the Uncanny Assassin! "The Better To Kill Them With!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this issue

Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

Conclusion of Assassin story. Donald Blake operates on Captain America. Hawkeye, Vision, and Iron Man fight the Assassin’s goons at the hospital to protect Cap. They almost die, but prevail .The Assassin is reveal to be a woman. As she runs from the Avengers, her own hirelings shoot her, mistaking her for an intruder, since they had never seen her before. Cap survives. The person who hired the Assassin, his sister, is killed by his father, who then kills himself.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers (1963) HC
The Avengers (1963) HC (Direct Market Edition)
Die Rächer (1979) #5
Essential Avengers (2000) TPB vol. 07

This story happens chronologically sometime after Avengers #149. This is a fill-in issue because the story which was to appear in Avengers #145 was not ready. It & #145 were originally intended to be published in Giant-Sized Avengers #5, before that became an all-reprint issue.

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this issue
An image for Assassin (Marvel) (01 - Maria) exists Assassin (Marvel) (01 - Maria)
An image for Beast (Marvel)(Henry McCoy) exists Beast (Marvel)(Henry McCoy)
An image for Donald Blake (Marvel) exists Donald Blake (Marvel)
An image for Captain America (Marvel)(01 - Steve Rogers) exists Captain America (Marvel)(01 - Steve Rogers)
An image for Falcon (Marvel)(02 - Sam Wilson) exists Falcon (Marvel)(02 - Sam Wilson)
An image for Hawkeye (Marvel)(01 - Clint Barton) exists Hawkeye (Marvel)(01 - Clint Barton)
An image for Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark) exists Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark)
  Dr. Jose Santini
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 Vision (Marvel)(02 - Synthozoid) exists Vision (Marvel)(02 - Synthozoid)
An image for Wasp (Marvel)(01 - Janet Van Dyne) exists Wasp (Marvel)(01 - Janet Van Dyne)
An image for Yellowjacket (Marvel)(01 - Hank Pym) exists Yellowjacket (Marvel)(01 - Hank Pym)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this issue
Avengers (Marvel)(01 - Original Team)

Reviews: There are no reviews for this issue. - Add your review

Multiple Stories in this Issue

Add a story to this issue

Multiple stories do not exist for this issue.


© 2005-2015 - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy Special thanks to Brian Wood for the logo design