AVENGERS #8: Kang’s Debut to Get Facsimile Edition

It’s like going back in time… get it?

February 2023’s gonna be a groovy month for Facsimile Editions, I tell ya.

First up is The Avengers #8 — featuring the first appearance of Kang.

Dig the official solicitation info released by Marvel on Thursday:


Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY

From the far future comes Kang the Conqueror, destined to be one of the greatest and most persistent enemies the Avengers have ever known! The time-traveling tyrant is determined to name himself Kang the First, ruler of present-day Earth – and his incredible array of advanced technology will test Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, the Wasp and Giant-Man to their very limits! Can one of the earliest versions of the Avengers – along with their young allies, Rick Jones and the Teen Brigade – find a way to protect the present from this futuristic fiend? Or is Kang’s conquest inevitable? It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AVENGERS (1963) #8.

32 PGS./All Ages… $3.99

A few thoughts:

— The issue is due Feb. 8, 2023.

— Oh, you wanted to know what the second Facsimile Edition will be? Click here for all the details!

— I’m pretty certain my son has a reader copy of the original in his collection. Or maybe I do. I better go check…

— Standard Price Comparison: An original VF+ copy recently sold on eBay for $3,080. The Facsimile Edition, which includes all the extras, goes for four bucks.


— MARVEL to Release JULY 1963 OMNIBUS to Mark AVENGERS, X-MEN Debuts. Click here.

— PAUL LEVITZ Joins MARVEL for a Special AVENGERS 60th Anniversary Miniseries. Click here.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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