Essential Avengers
Iss # Published Issue InfoImg
TP Vol 1A November, 1998 Captain America Joins... The Avengers!; Even Avengers Can Die!; Four Against the Minotaur!; From the Ashes of Defeat--!; Kang, the Conqueror!; Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!; Once an Avenger... ; Sub-Mariner!; The Avengers Break Up!; The Bitter Taste of Defeat!; The Castle of Count Nefaria!; The Coming of the Avengers!; The Coming of the... Wonder Man!; The Coming of... The Swordsman!; The Invasion of the Lava Men!; The Masters of Evil!; The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man!; The Old Order Changeth!; The Road Back; The Space Phantom; Their Darkest Hour!; This Hostage Earth!; Vengeance is Ours!; When the Commissar Commands!; Sub-Mariner!; The Space PhantomL
TP Vol 1B July, 2001 Captain America Joins... The Avengers!; Even Avengers Can Die!; Four Against the Minotaur!; From the Ashes of Defeat--!; Kang, the Conqueror!; Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!; Once an Avenger... ; Sub-Mariner!; The Avengers Break Up!; The Bitter Taste of Defeat!; The Castle of Count Nefaria!; The Coming of the Avengers!; The Coming of the... Wonder Man!; The Coming of... The Swordsman!; The Invasion of the Lava Men!; The Masters of Evil!; The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man!; The Old Order Changeth!; The Road Back; The Space Phantom; Their Darkest Hour!; This Hostage Earth!; Vengeance is Ours!; When the Commissar Commands!; Sub-Mariner!; The Space Phantom; Cover by Jack KirbyL
TP Vol 1C July, 2005 Captain America Joins... The Avengers!; Even Avengers Can Die!; Four Against the Minotaur!; From the Ashes of Defeat--!; Kang, the Conqueror!; Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!; Once an Avenger... ; Sub-Mariner!; The Avengers Break Up!; The Bitter Taste of Defeat!; The Castle of Count Nefaria!; The Coming of the Avengers!; The Coming of the... Wonder Man!; The Coming of... The Swordsman!; The Invasion of the Lava Men!; The Masters of Evil!; The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man!; The Old Order Changeth!; The Road Back; The Space Phantom; Their Darkest Hour!; This Hostage Earth!; Vengeance is Ours!; When the Commissar Commands!; Sub-Mariner!; The Space Phantom; Cover by Jack KirbyL
TP Vol 1D 2008 Captain America Joins... The Avengers!; Even Avengers Can Die!; Four Against the Minotaur!; From the Ashes of Defeat--!; Kang, the Conqueror!; Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!; Once an Avenger... ; Sub-Mariner!; The Avengers Break Up!; The Bitter Taste of Defeat!; The Castle of Count Nefaria!; The Coming of the Avengers!; The Coming of the... Wonder Man!; The Coming of... The Swordsman!; The Invasion of the Lava Men!; The Masters of Evil!; The Mighty Avengers Meet Spider-Man!; The Old Order Changeth!; The Road Back; The Space Phantom; Their Darkest Hour!; This Hostage Earth!; Vengeance is Ours!; When the Commissar Commands!; Sub-Mariner!; The Space Phantom; Cover by Jack KirbyL
TP Vol 2A June, 2000 Among Us Walks... A Goliath!; Blitzkrieg in Central Park!; Color Him... The Red Guardian!; Enter... Dr. Doom!; Four Against the Floodtide!; Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!; In Our Midst... An Immortal!; Let Sleeping Dragons Lie!; Never Bug a Giant!; Suddenly... The Sub-Mariner!; The Light That Failed!; The Living Laser!; The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin!/To Perish By the Sword/Struggle ...In a Strange Land!/...And a Monster Shall Stalk the Land!/Showdown in Space!; The Plan-- And the Power!; The Sign of the Serpent!; The Torment... And the Triumph!; The Ultroids Attack!; The Valiant Also Die!; The Voice of the Wasp!; This Power Unleashed!; To Conquer a Colossus!; To Smash a SerpentL
TP Vol 2B July, 2001 Among Us Walks... A Goliath!; Blitzkrieg in Central Park!; Color Him... The Red Guardian!; Enter... Dr. Doom!; Four Against the Floodtide!; Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!; In Our Midst... An Immortal!; Let Sleeping Dragons Lie!; Never Bug a Giant!; Suddenly... The Sub-Mariner!; The Light That Failed!; The Living Laser!; The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin!/To Perish By the Sword/Struggle ...In a Strange Land!/...And a Monster Shall Stalk the Land!/Showdown in Space!; The Plan-- And the Power!; The Sign of the Serpent!; The Torment... And the Triumph!; The Ultroids Attack!; The Valiant Also Die!; The Voice of the Wasp!; This Power Unleashed!; To Conquer a Colossus!; To Smash a SerpentL
TP Vol 2D 2010 Among Us Walks... A Goliath!; Blitzkrieg in Central Park!; Color Him... The Red Guardian!; Enter... Dr. Doom!; Four Against the Floodtide!; Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!; In Our Midst... An Immortal!; Let Sleeping Dragons Lie!; Never Bug a Giant!; Suddenly... The Sub-Mariner!; The Light That Failed!; The Living Laser!; The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin!/To Perish By the Sword/Struggle ...In a Strange Land!/...And a Monster Shall Stalk the Land!/Showdown in Space!; The Plan-- And the Power!; The Sign of the Serpent!; The Torment... And the Triumph!; The Ultroids Attack!; The Valiant Also Die!; The Voice of the Wasp!; This Power Unleashed!; To Conquer a Colossus!; To Smash a Serpent; 2nd Edition; 2nd PrintingL
TP Vol 3A March, 2001 ...And Deliver Us From-- The Masters of Evil!; ...And Time, the Rushing River.../The Avengers Must Die!; ...And We Battle For the Earth!; ...Till Death Do Us Part!; And in This Corner... Goliath!; Avenjerks Assemble!; Behold...The Vision!; Betrayal!; Death Be Not Proud!; Death Calls For the Arch-Heroes!; Even An Android Can Cry; In Battle Joined!; In the Clutches of... The Collector!; Like a Death Ray From the Sky!; Magneto Walks the Earth!; Mayhem Over Manhattan!; Mightier Than the Sword?; Mine is the Power!; Some Say the World Will End in Fire...Some Say in Ice!; The Black Knight Lives Again!; The Monarch and the Man-Ape!; The Name is... Yellowjacket!; To Tame a Titan!; We Stand at... Armageddon!; Cover by Stuart ImmonenL
TP Vol 3B October, 2010 ...And Deliver Us From-- The Masters of Evil!; ...And Time, the Rushing River.../The Avengers Must Die!; ...And We Battle For the Earth!; ...Till Death Do Us Part!; And in This Corner... Goliath!; Avenjerks Assemble!; Behold...The Vision!; Betrayal!; Death Be Not Proud!; Death Calls For the Arch-Heroes!; Even An Android Can Cry; In Battle Joined!; In the Clutches of... The Collector!; Like a Death Ray From the Sky!; Magneto Walks the Earth!; Mayhem Over Manhattan!; Mightier Than the Sword?; Mine is the Power!; Some Say the World Will End in Fire...Some Say in Ice!; The Black Knight Lives Again!; The Monarch and the Man-Ape!; The Name is... Yellowjacket!; To Tame a Titan!; We Stand at... Armageddon!; 2nd Edition; 1st Printing; Cover by Stuart ImmonenL
TP Vol 4 August, 2004 All Things Must End!; Brain-Child to the Dark Tower Came...!; Come On In...The Revolution's Fine!; Did You Hear the One About Scorpio?; Endgame!; Heroes For Hire!; Hostage!; Judgment Day; Let the Game Begin; Lo! The Lethal Legion!; Look Homeward, Avenger!; More Than Inhuman! / 1971: A Space Odyssey / Behold the Mandroids!; Pursue the Panther!; Something Inhuman This Way Comes..!; Take One Giant Step-- Backward!; The Andromeda Swarm!; The Blaze of Battle... The Flames of Love!; The Brute... That Shouted Love... At the Heart of the Atom!; The Coming of Red Wolf!; The Kree-Skrull War, Part 9: Godhood's End!; The Man-Ape Always Strikes Twice!; The Only Good Alien...; The Sting of the Serpent; The Summons of Psyklop; The Sword and the Sorceress!; The Warlord and the Witch!; The World is Not For Burning!; This Beachhead Earth / A Journey to the Center of the Android! / War of the Weirds!; When Dies a Legend!; When Strikes the Squadron Sinister!; Cover by Neal AdamsL
TP Vol 5 January, 2006 --They First Make Mad!; ...And Now Magneto!; ...If Atlantis Should Fall!; A Traitor Stalks Among Us!; Avengers vs. Defender, Part 1: Deception!!; Avengers vs. Defenders, Aftermath: A Dark and Stormy Knight; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 11: To the Death!; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 2: Betrayal!; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 3: The Silver Surfer vs. the Vision and the Scarlet Witch; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 4: Divide... And Conquer; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 5: Iron Man vs. Hawkeye; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 6: Dr. Strange vs. Black Panther and Mantis; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 7: Holocaust/Swordsman vs. the Valkyrie; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 8: Captain America vs. Sub-Mariner; Avengers vs. Defenders, Part 9: Breakthrough!; Avengers vs. Defenders, Prologue: Alliance Most Foul!; Below Us the Battle!; Check--And Mate!; Five Dooms to Save Tomorrow!; Hulk vs. Thor, Part 10: United We Stand!; In the Beginning Was... The World Within!; Let Slip the Dogs of War!; Night of the Collector; Night of the Swordsman; The Lion God Lives!; The Mark of Hawkeye!; The Master Plan of the Space Phantom!; The Measure of a Man!; The Sentinels Are Alive and Well!; What to Do Till the Sentinels Comes!; Whatever Gods There Be!; With a Bang-- And a Whimper!; With Two Beside Them!; Your Young Men Shall Slay Visions!; Cover by Barry Windsor-Smith - 'Barry Smith'L
TP Vol 6 February, 2008 ...Let All Men Bring Together; A Blast From the Past!; A Journey to the Center of the Ant; A Quiet Half-Hour in Saigon!; All the Sounds and Sights of Death!; Betrayed By the Ants!!; Beware the Star-Stalker!; Bewitched, Bothered, and Dead!; Bid Tomorrow Goodbye!; Bride and Doom!; Death-Stars of the Zodiac!; Houses Divided Cannot Stand!; Iron Man: D.O.A.; Kang War II, Part 1; Kang War II, Part 2: ...What Time Hath Put Asunder!; Nuklo-- The Invader That Time Forgot! / The Child is Father to the Fiend! / What Hell Has Joined Together!; Origin of the Vision: The Torch is Passed!; Prescription: Violence!; Prisoners of the Pharaoh!; Stranger in a Strange Man!; The Avengers Battle... The Space Phantom; The God Himself!; The Magician and the Maiden!; The Origin of Mantis, Part 1: Yesterday and Beyond...; The Origin of Mantis, Part 2: The Times That Bind!; The Power of Babel!; The Ray of Madness!; The Reality Problem!; The Wedding of Crystal and Quicksilver!; Then Came... The Black Widow; Trapped in Outer Space!; Ultron-7: He'll Rule the World!; Vengeance in Vietnam! - or - An Origin For Mantis!; We Do Seek Out New Avengers!!; I Found the Impossible World!; Secret of the Statues!; The Coming of... Colossus; The Magician and the Maiden; The Space Phantom; Cover by Gil KaneL
TP Vol 7 2010 ...The Trial!; 20,000 Leagues Under Justice!; A Ghost of Stone!; At Last: The Decision!; Avengers Assemble!; Beware the Ant-Man!; Claws!; Crisis on Other-Earth; Go West, Young Gods!; Home is the Hero!; Night Vision!; Nightmare in New Orleans!; No Final Victory!; Pawns of Attuma!; Right Between the Eons!; Siege By Stealth and Storm!; The Assassin Never Fails!; The Bride of Ultron!; The Demi-God Must Die!; The Gods and the Gang!; The Phantom Empire!; The Private War of Doctor Doom!; The Taking of the Avengers!; To Stand Alone!; When Avengers Clash!; When Strikes Attuma?; The Old Order Changeth!; Cover by Gil KaneL
TP Vol 8 April, 2012 Berserker's Holiday!; Day of the Godslayer!; Death on the Hudson!; Death Watch!; Hammer of Vengeance!; Honor Thy Father; If We Should Fail-- The World Dies Tonight / The Temple of Winged Death! / Black Prowler...White Death! / Madness Over Moscow! / A Fateful Decision!; On the Matter of Heroes; Slowly Slays the Stinger!; The Destiny Hunt!; The Final Threat; The Hope... And the Slaughter!; The Korvac Saga, Part 1: Tomorrow Dies Today!; The Korvac Saga, Part 2: First Blood; The Korvac Saga, Part 3: ...Though Hell Should Bar the Way!; The Korvac Saga, Part 4: ...Where Angels Fear to Tread; The Korvac Saga, Part 5: Holocaust in New York Harbor!; The Korvac Saga, Part 6: Threshold of Oblivion!; The Korvac Saga, Part 7: Captives of the Collector!; The Korvac Saga, Part 8: The End... And Beginning!; The Martyr Perplex!; The Redoubtable Return of Crusher Creel!; To Fall By Treachery!; The Korvac Saga, Part 10: The Hope...And the Slaughter!; The Korvac Saga, Part 9: The Destiny Hunt!; Slowly Slays the Stinger!; Berserkers' Holiday; On the Matter of Heroes!; Honor Thy Father; The Redoubtable Return of Crusher Creel!; Death on the Hudson!; Cover by George PerezL
TP Vol 9 September, 2013 --Today the Avengers Die!/Something Deadly Lurks Below!; A World Against Me!; Assault on a Mind Cage!; Back to the Stone Age!; Battleground: Pittsburgh!; Better Red Than Ronin!; Bully!; Claws Across the Water!; Double Vision; Elementary, Dear Avengers; Fire in the Streets!; Heart of Stone; Interlude; Last Stand on Long Island; Night of the Crawlers; Nights of Wundagore!; Prelude of the War-Devil!; Shadow of the Claw!; Steel City Nightmare!; The Call of the Mountain Thing!; The Child is Father to...?; The Evil Reborn; The Terrible Toll of the Taskmaster; The Yesterday Quest!; This Evil Undying; Wings and Arrows!; Nights of Wundagore!; The Yesterday Quest!; The Call of the Mountain Thing!; Elementary, Dear Avengers; --Today the Avengers Die! / Something Deadly Lurks Below!; Wings and Arrows!; Heart of Stone; Back to the Stone Age!; Steel City Nightmare!; Battleground: Pittsburgh!; Interlude; Assault on a Mind Cage!; The Terrible Toll of the Taskmaster; Prelude of the War-Devil!; Better Red Than Ronin!; Last Stand on Long Island; The Child is Father to...?; This Evil Undying; Night of the Crawlers; Claws Across the Water!; Cover by George PerezL