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When Captain America holds an open call for Avengers applicants, the mansion is swarmed by X-Men, former members, anti-heroes, and a cat-woman named Tigra.
...By Force Of Mind!
Captain America declares that the Avengers must cut their active roster to six! Who will stay and who will go? Moondragon thinks she has the answers and summons several heroes to Avengers Mansion to try out! After Earth's Mightiest Heroes get rid of Moondragon and her condescending attitude, the team gets down to business. Surprisingly four long-time members decide to leave and pursue new lives in the outside world. But a new recruit, Tigra, elects to join.
- This issue was a significant milestone for the Avengers title as the Beast, Wonder Man, Scarlet Witch, and Vision depart after having been primary members for 75, 60, 136, and 154 issues, respectively.
- Features the Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad, The Human Torch In "Hot-Tempered Triumph!"
- Bob Budiansky was uncredited as Assistant Editor on this issue.
- Letterer Janice Chiang, Writer/Chief Jim Shooter and Editor Jim Salicrup have a little fun with the credits in this issue.
- Cameo appearances by the Black Panther, Black Widow, and Hawkeye.
- Tigra’s introductory issue as member of the Avengers.
- The new 6 person line-up looks like a lot like the original team: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Tigra, The Wasp, and Yellowjacket.