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The Avengers — The Invasion Of The Lava Men

<a href="http://eoghann.com/2014/06/avengers-invasion-lavamen/4t0mv4pd_2705140846171" rel="attachment wp-att-119049">4T0mV4pD 2705140846171 397x600 The Avengers   The Invasion Of The Lava MenThis is a pen and ink of the cover for Avengers Classic #5 by Art Adams. Which was itself a reprint of the orig­inal Avengers Vol 1 #5 which featured the orig­inal Avengers lineup going up against Molto, Supreme Warrior of the Lava Men. Not perhaps one of their stronger outings.

It's prob­ably unfair to directly compare the two given the differ­ence in publishing prac­tices and art styles in the inter­vening forty years, but I know which I prefer.

Source: Comi­cArt­Fans — Avengers Classic #5 

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