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The Avengers (1963) - #221
"... New Blood!"

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Cover Date: July 1982
Cover Price: US $ 0.60

Issue Tagline: Who Will Be The Newest Members of The Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes?! Pick Two! (Answer Inside!)

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Avengers Assemble!

The Avengers, down to four members (Wasp, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America) decide to recruit two new members to bring their roster back to six. Several heroes are considered and invited. In the end, the two new members are Hawkeye and She-Hulk, who were involved in a traffic incident, starting them off on the wrong foot.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Avengers (2006) DVD-ROM
The Avengers (1963) TPB
Die Rächer (1979) #11
I Am An Avenger (2010) TPB vol. 01
Women of Marvel (2006) TPB vol. 01

Moondragon, Hercules, Vision, Scarlet Witch & Drax the Destroyer appear in flashback.

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