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Comics Breakdown presents: Unearthed: The Avengers #1

Well well well, look who’s come crawlin’ back to ol’ Akela! Nyaha, I knew you couldn’t keep away for long! Anyway, welcome back to Comics Breakdown proper, where we pay tribute to/make fun of the classic comics of yesteryear! Today we’re looking at Avengers #1, which debuted in Sept. 1963.

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Unearthed: The Avengers #2

Welcome once again to Comics Breakdown! We’re continuing the Avengers love with #2, in which we learn that Stan Lee knows how to write dangerous situations but doesn’t know how to actually solve them.

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Unearthed: The Avengers #3

Welcome, True Believers, to a larger-than-usual Comics Breakdown! Today we’re looking at The Avengers, Issue 3, featuring Namor, the Sub-Mariner! Whether or not you know him, having him in the Avengers was a big deal at the time. Dude started life NOT as a Marvel character… but that’s a story for another time. Let’s get right to it, shall we?

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Unearthed: Avengers #4

Oi oi it’s ya boi! GUH I regret that. Anyway, welcome once again to the Stage of History! Today we’re looking at Avengers, Issue 4, in which Namor returns and a major comics figure makes his Avengerial debut!

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Unearthed: Avengers #5

Today we’re havin’ a gander at Avengers #5, and it’s fitting that we’re halting our Avengers run (for now) with this one, as it’s kind of a… well, not ‘bad’ issue, certainly, but even the characters themselves seem to regard it as a bit odd. After today, we’re moving on to a new classic title. I haven’t decided which, yet, but it’ll be great, trust me.

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Unearthed: Sub-Mariner #2

Welcome to a new episode of Comics Breakdown! Today we’re leaving the Avengers behind — not forever, mind you – to focus on a new old comic! Today we’re looking at the Sub-Mariner, published in 1941 in Timely Comics, which would later become Marvel Comics.

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Unearthed: Fantastic Four #1 — PART ONE

It’s time for us to visit Marvel’s First Family… the Fantastic Four! In this first issue we see how much farther along Kirby’s art has progressed since the Avengers work we showcased in our first series… truly, one of the greats! There’s so much to cover here we’re splitting it up over two episodes! But first, the oft-mimicked cover:

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