01/21/12

Avengers # 1 Comic Book Review and Analysis

Avengers #1 (1963)

Review and Analysis

Avengers # 1 Cover 

Avengers # Cover Art

 

Avengers Vol. 1, #1

Title: “The Coming of the Avengers”

Writer: Stan Lee

Artist: Jack Kirby

Cover Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers

Inks: Dick Ayers

Lettering: Sam Rosen

Characters:

Superheroes: Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, Wasp (The Avengers), the Fantastic Four (Cameo), Odin (Cameo)

Super-Villains: Loki and his ally, a Troll of the Isle of Silence

Supporting Characters: Rick Jones and the Teen Brigade, Jane Foster (Cameo)

1st Appearances:

The Avengers (as a team)

The Troll of the Isle of Silence

Significance of Avengers #1:

–This issue featured the origin and first appearance of the Avengers as a superhero team

–Rick Jones plays a hand in the formation of the Avengers. He will play a significant role in the history of the Avengers, as well as of the Hulk, Captain America, and Captain Marvel

–Loki appears as the first Avengers villian

 

 

Avengers # 1 Story Synopsis:

Loki in Avengers #1

Loki Plots Revenge from the Isle of Silence in the splash page from Avengers # 1

Loki, the evil half-brother of Thor, previously exiled to the Isle of Silence by Thor, wiles away his imprisonment devising plots with which to get revenge on the God of Thunder. Using his powers….Read the rest of the Synopsis and the Analysis of Avengers #1 HERE