Avengers (1963 1st Series) #15 VF [Death Baronzene Black Knight App.]
Published Apr 1965 by Marvel.
"Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain!" Script by Stan Lee, layouts by Jack Kirby, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo). Avengers Roll Call: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Giant Man, Wasp, and Rick Jones. Villains: the first Baron Zemo, the Enchantress, the Executioner, the Melter, the second Black Knight, and the first appearance of Zemo's Mercenaries (Erik Josten). Baron Zemo is killed when a laser ray, he fires, reflects off of Captain America's shield and causes an avalanche that buries the baron underneath a ton of rock. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 9. Kirby/Chic Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.