The Avengers, Vol. 1
The First Rule!; Swordplay
Release: Jul 21, 1993
Cover: Sep 1993
Modern Age | Color | USA | English
Here's the 30th Anniversary issue, 64 pulse-pounding pages enhanced with an embossed, gold foil cover! Taking revenge for the death of their empire, the Kree Strike Force prepares to drop a Nega-Bomb on the Earth, and only the Avengers can stop it. Don't miss the 22-page backup featuring the Blood Wraith and Deadpool, following up the story that appeared in Avengers Annual!
Writer Glenn Herdling, Bob Harras
Penciller Steve Epting, Mike Gustovich
Inker Ariane Lenshoek, Tom Palmer Sr.
Colorist Ariane Lenshoek, Tom Palmer Sr.
Letterer Janice Chiang, Bill Oakley, Rick Parker
Cover Artist Steve Epting
Cover Penciller Steve Epting
Cover Inker Tom Palmer Sr.
Editor Ralph Macchio
Editor in Chief Tom DeFalco
Bloodwraith (Sean Dolan)
Captain America (Steve Rogers)
Black Knight (Dane Whitman)
Crystal (Crystalia Amaquelin-Maximoff)
Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff)
Henry 'Hank' Pym
Vision (Victor Shade)
Hercules (Marvel) (Heracles Panhellenios)