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Avengers Academy

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Cover to Avengers Academy #1

Avengers Academy is published by Marvel Comics. Current price per issue is $2.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

Avengers Academy #38: 03 Oct 2012

Current IssueEdit

Avengers Academy #39: 07 Nov 2012

Next IssueEdit



Bi-weekly series. Final issue is #39.


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Avengers Academy #39Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Avengers Academy #38Edit

Past StorylinesEdit



  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 1 – Basic Training - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #1-6. "The Civil War is over and from now on, this is the new face of the Marvel Universe - The Initiative! Whose side were you on? If you were pro-registration, then there's one hell of a price to pay. You're in the army now. Every last one of you. Fall in with Yellowjacket, War Machine, She-Hulk, Justice and The Gauntlet as they train the heroes of tomorrow for the super-powered conflicts of today! Marvel's army of super heroes has just become a super hero army" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785121609
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 2 – Killed in Action - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #7-13 & Annual #1. "Training is almost over for our cadets. Some will graduate. Some will washout. And, yes, some WILL die! And with the clock ticking on the first class of recruits, get ready to meet the next batch! Including new Marvels, old Marvels, at least one Skrull and... The Irredeemable Giant-Man!? Also, with the Gauntlet out of commission, just wait until you meet Camp Hammond's new Drill Instructor – he's a real Taskmaster!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785128689
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 3 – Secret Invasion - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #14-19. "During the 'Infiltration,' a Skrull at the heart of Camp Hammond said these words: 'It won't be long until we have a Skrull in every state!' Now that Skrull stands revealed and the fate of The Initiative, the United States, and Planet Earth hang in the balance. Plus, former Avenger, Delroy Garret, assumes the mantle and arsenal of Earth's greatest Skrull-Hunter, The 3-D Man." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785131507
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 4 – Disassembled - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #20-25, plus the Reptil one-shot. "The Invasion is over and the Initiative has been rocked to its core. Now that the truth is out, that the program was conceived as part of a Skrull plot, can it survive? Who will leave? Who will stay? And who will lead them? Also: Learn what's become of the real Hank Pym! And when Taskmaster discovers Mutant Zero's true identity, she gets fightin' mad!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785131515
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 5 – Dreams and Nightmares - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #26-30. "Under orders from Norman Osborn, your new Principals are Taskmaster and the criminal kingpin, the Hood. They're registering villains as heroes and spreading Norman's empire across the nation with such specialized classes as How to Fake Being Champions While Fleecing the Citizens You're Supposed to Protect! But the heroes who once made up the Initiative aren't about to let this happen." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785139044
  • Siege: Avengers: The Initiative - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #31-35. "Norman Osborn offers Taskmaster a seat at the Cabal's table...the Avengers Resistance uncovers a horrifying secret...and members of the Initiative are called up for an assault on an enemy of incalculable power." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785148175
  • Avengers Academy: Permanent Record - Collects #1-6. "Determined to keep the tradition alive, founding Avenger Hank Pym leads a core team of veteran heroes in creating a place where the next generation of Earth's Mightiest can be trained by the greatest of those who preceded them. An institution where everyone who has ever been an Avenger can share their skill, knowledge and experience. The future is in their hands...and in the hands of the six young superhumans chosen to make up the inaugural class. But who are they? And what dark secret will turn their world--and potentially the entire Marvel Universe--upside down?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785144943
  • Avengers Academy, vol. 2: Will We Use This in the Real World? - Collects #7-13. "Hank Pym returns to his greatest role...that's right, Giant-Man returns! But even with his students at his side, can he stand up to one of the most powerful villains in the Marvel Universe, a man who can become every bit as gigantic as he is?" - WorldCat - ISBN 078514496X
  • Fear Itself: Avengers Academy - Collects #14-20 & 14.1. "During his dark reign, Norman Osborn attempted to mold super-powered teens to further his twisted agenda. so the earth's Mightiest Heroes created the Avengers Academy to reverse his influence on these impressionable heroes. but what happened to the young men and women who weren't enrolled? Will friendship bloom or will fists fly when this year's Avengers Academy students meet the kids who didn't make the cut? then, as Fear Itself engulfs the Academy, the teachers must battle not one, but two hammer-wielders at the same time!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785152008
  • Avengers Academy: Second Semester - Collects #21-26. "It’s a new start for the Academy kids! New students! New staff! New West Coast campus! But when a classic Avenger is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect — and guest-stars Captain America, Luke Cage and Hawkeye...brawl with the student body?! As student turns on student, and students clash with staff, which cast members are trying to shut down the Academy? It’s a surprise revelation that will have your jaw on the floor! Plus: Reptil’s darkest secret is revealed! And when X-23 joins Avengers Academy, will they survive the experience?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785152024
  • Avengers Academy: Final Exams - Collects #34-39. "Avengers Academy is closed — indefinitely! And Alchemist, a.k.a. wunderkind industrialist Jeremy Briggs, has offered the students a chance to be normal again — but is there a catch? Who will accept his deal? Years of plot threads explode as your favorite Academy characters face their futures — including the ultimate challenge to the Mettle/Hazmat romance! Can friendships, romances — and the Academy itself — survive? Plus, because you demanded it: the flag football game between Avengers Academy and the Jean Grey School!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785160310

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 1 – Basic Training - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #1-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785125167
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 2 – Killed in Action - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #7-13 & Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785128611
  • Avengers: The Initiative, vol. 3 – Secret Invasion - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #14-19. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785131671
  • Avengers: The Initiative – Disassembled - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #20-25, plus the Reptil one-shot. - WorldCat - ISBN 078513168X
  • Siege: Avengers: The Initiative - Collects Avengers: The Initiative #31-35 & Special #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785148183


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Creative TeamEdit

Writer: Christos N. Gage. Artist/Covers: Humberto Ramos.

Publishing HistoryEdit

First published in 2007.

Future Publication DatesEdit

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