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Comic Book: Avengers (2012 series)

What This Book is About:
Info, covers and comics index about the Avengers (2012 series) comic book.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Dec 2012 to ..?
2012
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
Thor
Thor

(Odinson)
Black Widow
Black Widow

(Natasha Romanoff)
Hawkeye
Hawkeye

(Clint Barton)
Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel

(Carol Danvers)
Plus: Cannonball, A.I.M..
Avengers #1
Avengers #1

(Dec 2012)

Comics Index

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Total: 44

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Avengers #1
4.5 stars

Avengers #1

December 2012
"Avengers world"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
This issue begins with cryptic hints which I shall report as well as I can. I'll go into a lot of detail because I don't know what's not important.They say you should start with a bang, and this issue starts with a big one. [...]
Avengers #2
4 stars

Avengers #2

December 2012
"We were Avengers"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
This issue has flashbacks to Steve Rogers and Tony Stark creating the new Avengers team interspersed with the current action. I'm going to separate them out.The flashbacks repeat the scene of Tony convincing Steve that the Avengers needs to be bigger, to meet bigger threats. [...]
Avengers #3
4 stars

Avengers #3

January 2013
"The garden"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
This issue opens with a page of scenes from the previous 2 issues, establishing the expanded Avengers team and the core team captive on Mars, facing the alien trio who will either transform or destroy the Earth. [...]
Avengers #4
4 stars

Avengers #4

January 2013
"The death and resurrection of major titans"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
This issue begins with the now usual 1-page mash-up of images from the preceding issues and words usually taken from other panels. The gist of the recap is that the aliens on Mars sent 'origin bombs' to various places on Earth. Each place was genetically evolved in different ways. [...]
Avengers #5
4 stars

Avengers #5

February 2013
"Superguardian"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The now-usual 'previously' page of recycled images this time just summarises Tony Stark and Steve Rogers' expansion of the Avengers. This issue concerns the origin of new member Smasher, and there is very little about the ongoing plotline. [...]
Avengers #6
4 stars

Avengers #6

February 2013
"Zen and the art of cosmology"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
This is the 3rd origin issue, this time of Captain Universe. The previously-page concentrates on her, reminding us that her secret identity doesn't appear to know what's going on, but the aliens on Mars recognised the Captain as the Goddess of the Universe. [...]
Avengers #7
4.5 stars

Avengers #7

March 2013
"The last white event"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
Having dealt with the origin stories of the 3 new characters, we're back with the ongoing plot. The previously page has the by-now-usual mixture of panels and dialogue from previous issues, but often with the dialogue attached to 'wrong' panels. [...]
Avengers #8
4 stars

Avengers #8

March 2013
"Starbranded"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page shows us that last issue's White Event was supposed to announce that Earth was ready to 'ascend'. The White Event turned Adam into Nightmask beforehand as a herald. Now there should be other beings transformed, but the system isn't working properly. [...]
Avengers #9
4 stars

Avengers #9

April 2013
"Star bound"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The 'previously' page reminds us that Adam was created by Ex Nihilo to be a superior human, as part of his Builder system plan to transform Earth. But then the White Event coopted Adam as a Nightmask in another Builder system to shepherd Earthpeople into a more advanced society. [...]
Avengers #10
4 stars

Avengers #10

April 2013
"Validator"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
In the 'previously' page we see Ex Nihilo's 1st 2 origin bombs hitting Earth in #1, and Omega Flight going to investigate the one in Regina in Saskatchewan a month ago.This Omega Flight was a set of new characters working for Canada's Department H. The female Validator fired hand blasts. [...]
Avengers #11
3 stars

Avengers #11

May 2013
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Avengers #12
4 stars

Avengers #12

May 2013
"Evolve"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page shows Ex Nihilo explaining that each of his origin bombs was designed around a specific trait of life. The one in the Savage Land embodied self-sustenance. It generated zebra-striped humanoid children who fixated on Hyperion as their father-figure in #4. [...]
Avengers #13
4 stars

Avengers #13

June 2013
"Strong"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page just shows bits from last issue, where Iron Man noted that the alien children grown by the Savage Land origin bomb were self-sustaining, not reliant on air or food. [...]
Avengers #14
4 stars

Avengers #14

June 2013
"The signal"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page shows Ex Nihilo launching his origin bombs from Mars to Earth in #1-2 to make the Earth sentient. Each was programmed to create a different aspect of life. Starbrand and Nightmask destroyed the self-awareness site in Croatia in #9. [...]
Avengers #15
4 stars

Avengers #15

July 2013
"Sent and received"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
Last issue the giant bugs of the Australian origin bomb site started sending out a signal every 6 minutes that as a side effect disrupted electronics worldwide. A team of Avengers went to stop them, and found themselves also facing the 4-faced giants from the Indian site. [...]
Avengers #16
4 stars

Avengers #16

July 2013
"To the end"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page covers mainly just the last issue again, but this time the pictures tell more than the words. Bruce Banner tracked the signal that was causing worldwide electromagnetic havoc to the 'communication' origin bomb site in Perth, Australia. [...]
Avengers #17
4 stars

Avengers #17

August 2013
"To the light"
Script: Nick Spencer
The previously page again summarises last issue. Captain Universe got Manifold to take her to Galador and leave her there. She sent him back to tell the Avengers to expand. On the SHIELD Hub Bruce Banner couldn't help becoming the Hulk. [...]
Avengers #18
4 stars

Avengers #18

August 2013
"Avengers universe 1"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page shows events from Infinity #1. It has become clear that a Builder fleet is cutting a swathe through the nearby galactic empires, heading for Earth. Captain America leads most of the Avengers into space to join the defence forces of the Galactic Council. [...]
Avengers #19
4 stars

Avengers #19

September 2013
"Building towards collapse"
Script: Jonathan Hickman
The previously page reminds us of the space-epic side of Infinity so far. Most of the Avengers went into space to join the Galactic Council in defending against the invading Builders (with the ulterior motive of stopping them before they reach Earth). [...]