AVENGERS #110-111 (1973): AvX; Black Widow joins

First, some soapy stuff. Quicksilver has found true love and is getting married.

But he forbids Wanda from dating Vision.

Obviously, she doesn’t listen to him. And Cap gives some fatherly advice.

This makes Iron Man think about the meaning of love. 

What does he mean by “plastic”? He’s not really saying Vision has a plastic body?

The talk of marriage also has Widow pining over Hawkeye.

Then, Wanda and Pietro lead the team to X-Men mansion, where they find the X-Men all unconscious after having been attacked by Magneto.

Interesting, uncommon choice: To show the aftermath of the battle, but not the battle itself.

It turns out, the pre-battle was bait.

Not sure why he changed clothes with Warren.

This arc has a pretty dang creepy forgotten power set.

Magneto can control people’s minds using the iron in their blood and uses the power to make Scarlet Witch dance. Two problems:  (a) That’s dumb.  And, more importantly, (b) What he does with the power is gross.  Scarlet Witch is your daughter, dude.

He forces an AvX fight.

I don’t know what’s cooler about this panel.  Is it Iceman being more like Sandman with his sledghammer hands or the sound effect?  Or is it Black Panther face raping Iceman?

During the battle, Captain America surfs on Thor’s back.

At the very end, there’s more on the Hawkeye subplot with Widow and Daredevil.

Clint is moping in San Francisco while Daredevil gets an offer to be an Avenger.

And Black Widow joins.

Nice romp.

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