"...when Earth's mightiest heroes and heroines found themselves united against a common threat. On that day, the Avengers were bornto fight the foes no single super hero could withstand! Through the years, their roster has prospered, changing many times, but their glory has never been denied! Heed the call, thenfor now, the Avengers Assemble!"
L: The Avengers v.1 #1 (September 1963), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Artie Simek
M: Avengers Classic #1 (August 2007), pencils and inks by Art Adams, colors by Laura Martin
R: The Coming of the Avengers one-shot (April 2012), pencils by Jack Kirby, painted colors by Dean White (Click image to mightisize)