PAUL LEVITZ’s Favorite AVENGERS Story!

It’s AVENGERS WEEK! We’ve asked some of the top names in comics to pick their favorite stories. And we finish up in fitting fashion, with a man whose career is so closely identified with … DC Comics

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For Kevin Nowlan’s pick, click here.

For Joshua Hale Fialkov’s pick, click here.

For Mike Allred’s pick, click here.

For Ron Marz’s pick, click here.

For Fred Hembeck’s pick, click here.

For Jim Salicrup’s pick, click here.

For Joe Pruett’s pick, click here.

For Scott Tipton’s pick, click here.

By PAUL LEVITZ

Even An Android Can Cry,” The Avengers #58. A nearly perfectly executed story about the nature of what makes us human, done by Roy Thomas and John Buscema at the peak of their powers. I was 11 that summer, relatively new to reading Marvel, and it embodied so many qualities that few comics of the time did as well: the pure SF of a human android (perfect for the fan of Asimov‘s stories), a dash of diversity in the Black Panther, and the complexity of an ever-shifting group book.

John Buscema, poss with George Klein inks

John Buscema, poss with George Klein inks

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Author: Dan Greenfield

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