The Avengers #290

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Publisher Marvel
Brand Marvel (black, no background)
Condition FN
Series or Volume Number 1
Issue Number 290
Writer/Script Mark Gruenwald (co-plot); Ralph Macchio (co-plot; script)
Story Artist John Buscema (breakdowns)
Story Inks Tom Palmer (finisher)
Story Colors Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]
Story Letters Bill Oakley
Cover Colors N/A
Cover Inks Tom Palmer (signed)
Cover Letters N/A
Cover Artist John Buscema (signed)
Story Characters Avengers [Dr. Druid; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Marrina; Machine Man; Stingray (cameo); Super-Adaptoid (first as Supreme Adaptoid, villain); Kubik; Mentallo (cameo flashback); Heavy Metal [Sentry 459; Tess-One; Awesome Android] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis With the power of the Cosmic Cube, the Super-Adaptoid renames himself the Supreme Adaptoid and plans on controlling the universe. Kubik transports the Captain into the battle. The Captain is able to defeat the Supreme Adaptoid by tricking the creature into duplicating the human ability to die. Kubik strips the Adaptoid of the power of the Cube removing its ability to duplicate powers.
Dimensions Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Print Date April 1988
Reprint? No
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