Avengers (Marvel ) #65 FN
Published Jun 1969 by Marvel.
Last 12-cent issue. "Mightier than the Sword?" Part 3 of 3. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Gene Colan. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by Gene Colan and Sam Grainger (with alterations by John Romita and Frank Giacoia). After the tragic death of his brother last issue, Clint Barton vows revenge against Egghead! And auspiciously for the new Goliath, his first opportunity comes very soon! Upon returning to Earth, Egghead dispatches the Swordsman to Avengers Mansion to capture his old foe Henry Pym! But neither super-villain knows that Hank has recently changed his identity to Yellowjacket! Amid the confusing battle, the Swordsman grabs Clint instead and takes him back to Egghead! And for the vengeance-seeking avenger... that's right where he wants to be...for payback! Partial origin of Hawkeye (aka Clint Barton). Flashback cameos by Barney Barton and the Swordsman. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Goliath, Vision, Wasp, and Yellowjacket. (Notes: The Swordsman previously appeared in Captain America 105. Egghead returns in Marvel Feature (1st series) 5. This three-part story was reprinted in Marvel Super Action 24-26.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.12.