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Page from AVENGERS #181 by John Byrne and Gene Day

Page from AVENGERS #181 by John Byrne and Gene Day

Splash page to AVENGERS #166 by John Byrne and Pablo Marcos

Splash page to AVENGERS #166 by John Byrne and Pablo Marcos

Cover to AVENGERS #99 by John Buscema and Barry Windsor-Smith

Cover to AVENGERS #99 by John Buscema and Barry Windsor-Smith

Page from AVENGERS #93 by Neal Adams and Tom Palmer

Page from AVENGERS #93 by Neal Adams and Tom Palmer

Page from AVENGERS #88 by Sal Buscema and Jim Mooney

Page from AVENGERS #88 by Sal Buscema and Jim Mooney

Cover sketch for AVENGERS #83 by Marie Severin

Cover sketch for AVENGERS #83 by Marie Severin

Cover to AVENGERS #78 by John Buscema and Ton Palmer

Cover to AVENGERS #78 by John Buscema and Ton Palmer

Page from AVENGERS #73 by Frank Giacoia and Sam Grainger

Page from AVENGERS #73 by Frank Giacoia and Sam Grainger

Splash page from AVENGERS #68 by Sal Buscema and Sam Grainger

Splash page from AVENGERS #68 by Sal Buscema and Sam Grainger

Unused Gene Colan pencils for a page from AVENGERS #64.
Gene’s border notes read:
GOLIATH ADMITS TO Y.J. AND PANTHER TO KNOWING THE GUY.
Y.J.: “I’M GOING TO GET RID OF HIM - YOU WERE MIXED UP WITH BAD COMPANY ONCE SOME TIME AGO. NO POINT IN KEEPING THIS FELLOW AROUND, MIGHT STIR UP MEMORIES YOU’D PREFER FORGETTING!”
Y.J. HUSTLING HOOD OUT - “OKAY, BUSTER, VISITING HOURS ARE OVER - TIME TO LEAVE!”
HOOD: “HEY! WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA — LET ME EXPLAIN—WAIT!”

Unused Gene Colan pencils for a page from AVENGERS #64.

Gene’s border notes read:

GOLIATH ADMITS TO Y.J. AND PANTHER TO KNOWING THE GUY.

Y.J.: “I’M GOING TO GET RID OF HIM - YOU WERE MIXED UP WITH BAD COMPANY ONCE SOME TIME AGO. NO POINT IN KEEPING THIS FELLOW AROUND, MIGHT STIR UP MEMORIES YOU’D PREFER FORGETTING!”

Y.J. HUSTLING HOOD OUT - “OKAY, BUSTER, VISITING HOURS ARE OVER - TIME TO LEAVE!”

HOOD: “HEY! WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA — LET ME EXPLAIN—WAIT!”