Avengers (1963 1st Series) #376
The Gatherers Saga: Part 18 of 18 - "The Last Gathering" Part 4 of 4. Double-size issue. Direct Edition.
Guest-starring Thena and Sprite. Script by Bob Harras. Pencils by Steve Epting. Inks by Tom Palmer. Wraparound Cover by Steve Epting and Tom Palmer.
Finally it's here! The senses-shattering conclusion to the epic Gatherers storyline! In the heart of New York City, Earth's Mightiest Heroes lay it all on the line to derail Proctor's diabolic plan to destroy the prime reality! With his eternal victory drawing near, Proctor siphons the powers of Sersi and Ute (the aging Watcher) and creates an energy vortex to collapse all realities! On countless alternative Earths, Proctor and his Gatherers have always triumphed over the Avengers! But on this Earth, the relationships among Dane, Sersi, Crystal, and Pietro are different and unique! Will the power of love be the difference between life and death for all existence?
A sensational story with a poignant ending! Final appearance of Proctor. Second story: "A Bigger Man Than I..." Script by Benjamin Raab. Pencils by Yancey Labat. Inks by Maria Beccari. Hank Pym undergoes a virtual reality psychological evaluation! Giant-Man's trip into his subconscious should not necessarily be dangerous, but the virtual ants have other ideas! Third feature: One-page pin-up of Captain America by Tom Palmer. Fourth feature: One-page pin-up of Deathcry by Steve Epting.
48 pages. Cover price $2.50.