Avengers 1959

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Marvel, Mar 21, 2012 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 112 pages
5 Reviews
Exploding from the pages of New Avengers! It's the tail end of the fabulous fifties. Nick Fury and his newly-minted Avengers team roar into their secret mission, hunting down nazi super villains - men and women relentlessly preparing to unleash hell on a troubled world barely holding on to peace - only to find that the Avengers have what appears to be serious competition in their manhunt for these escaped ubermenschen...when their mission is suddenly compromised by interference from an unlikely source.

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User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

A fun romp that has only a paper thin connection to the actual Avengers. It's the 1950's and super spy Nick Fury (not played by Sam Jackson in this story) is busy hunting nazis and various mad ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brendan - Goodreads

Howard Chaykin's pre-Avengers avengers tale is a Marvel-centered take on Operation Paperclip (in which the Allies recruited Nazi scientists to help win the cold war). Nick Fury is enjoyable,and the mix of superheroes works well. Amusing. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Howard Chaykin is a critically acclaimed American comic book writer and artist. He wrote AMERICAN FLAGG, THE SHADOW, CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN among other notable titles. He's worked with both Marvel and DC on critically acclaimed projects such as BLADE, BITE CLUB and more. Gabriel Andrade is an artist hailing from Natal, Rio Grande de Norte, Brazil. In addition DIE HARD: YEAR ONE he has also provided art for ALIENS from Dark Horse Comics.

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