Avengers (1963 1st Series) #20 FN
Published Sep 1965 by Marvel.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood. "Vengeance Is Ours!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Wally Wood; After jumping over the edge last issue, the Avengers have very little time to rescue Captain America, but with quick thinking they manage it; The Swordsman is outraged and attacks them. During the battle he starts to vanish mysteriously; He awakens in the lair of the Mandarin; The Mandarin allies himself with the Swordsman, giving him a more powerful sword; He then creates an image of Iron Man which he sends to the Avengers, vouching for the Swordsman's membership; Once in the Avengers HQ he plants bombs to destroy them; He later has a change of heart and tries to remove the bombs, but is caught by Captain America, who believes he is attaching them. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Cameo by Iron Man. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action #14. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.