Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Avenger

The mid-Fifties were rough on superheroes but a few companies tried to buck the trend. One of the better remembered (if not more successful) was the commie-bashing Avenger at Magazine Enterprises. The character had a tremendous amount of talent behind him (publisher Vin Sullivan, writer Gardner Fox and artist Dick Ayers), but he a couple of years ahead of his time.

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