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Avengers Vol 1 27


Avengers Vol 1 27

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Quote1 Say somethin', willya? I hate to fight in silence! Quote2
-- Hawkeye

Appearing in "Four Against the Floodtide!"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:




  • Tidal expaunder
  • Aero-sub
  • Attuma's fleet
  • Y-Ray Tank

Synopsis for "Four Against the Floodtide!"Edit

Hawkeye remembers how to work the message machine. But is attacked by the Beetle before he gets a chance. He defeats the Beetle, reads the message and, sets off to help. Hawkeye finds a beaten Quicksilver and together they help defeat Attuma. Captain America sabotages Attuma's controls, and the base collides with his wave machine, destroying it. They return to find the Beetle missing and an important message on the computer involving the Wasp.

  • Hawkeye, Captain America, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Attuma and the Beetle were all seen last issue in Avengers #26.
  • Attuma is next seen in Tales to Astonish #88 where Attuma tries to invade Atlantis with the aid of a robot from a crashed alien vessel.
  • The Avengers are all seen again in next issue, Avengers #28.
  • Although identified as missing at the end of this issue, readers find out what happened to the Wasp in the next issue of the Avengers.
  • Inker Frank Giacoia is credited this issue under the pseudonym "Frankie Ray".
  • This issue is reprinted in Marvel Triple Action #21 as well as Essential Avengers #2.
  • Credits:
    • Mad, Mixed-Up Story by Stan Lee
    • Ickie, Insane Illustrations by Don Heck
    • Daffy, Dizzy Delineation by Frankie Ray
    • Loony, Lampoony Lettering by Artie Simek

  • The character "Chet Brinkley" is obviously and homage to the then popular NBC new team of Chet Huntley and Davie Brinkley.

See AlsoEdit

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