Appearing in "The Reality Problem!"
- Avengers (Main story and flashback)
- Slasher (First appearance)
- Titanic Three (First appearance) (Main story and flashback)
- Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne) (Corpse in main story and appears in recap)
- Nomad (Steve Rogers) (Mentioned)
- Dormammu (Mentioned)
- Zodiac Cartel (Mentioned)
- Ebony (Only in flashback)
- Numerous unnamed Vietnamese (Death of several)
- All-Father Odin (Mentioned)
- Lord (Yahweh) (Invoked)
- Goliath (Hank Pym) (Recap)
- Mao Tse Tung (Mentioned)
- Masters of Evil (Mentioned)
- Viet Cong (Mentioned)
- Janice Cord (Mentioned)
- Dr. Doom (Victor von Doom) (Mentioned)
- Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell) (Mentioned)
- Rick Jones (Mentioned)
- Lua Brandt (Referenced) (Recap)
- Monsieur Khruul (Referenced) (Recap)
- Priests of Pama (Recap)
- Star Stalker (Recap)
- Kang (Recap)
- The Watcher (Uatu) (Behind the scenes in recap)
- Rama-Tut (Referenced)
- Immortus (Behind the scenes)
- Eldest Cotati (First appearance) (Unnamed)
Races and species:
- Humans (Main story and flashback)
- Synthezoids (Main story and flashback)
- Asgardians (Main story and flashback)
- Cats (Only in flashback)
- Kree (Recap)
- Non-Human Mutants Vorms (Recap)
- Watchers (Behind the scenes in recap)
- Cotati (First appearance) (Unnamed)
- Earth (Main story and flashback)
- Vietnam (Main story and flashback)
- United States (Only in flashback)
- Latveria, Balkans, Europe (Mentioned)
- Hawkeye's Suit (Main story and flashback)
- Iron Man Armor Model 3 (Main story and flashback)
- Hawkeye's Bow and Trick Arrows (Main story and flashback)
- Scarlet Witch's Suit (Only in flashback)
- Crimson Dynamo Armor Mark III (Main story and flashback)
- Titanium Man Armor (Main story and flashback)
- Giant-Man's Suit (Recap)
- Iron Man Armor Model 1 (Mentioned)
- Uru (Referenced)
- Kang Armor (Recap)
- Vietnam War (Mentioned)
Synopsis for "The Reality Problem!"
Following the events of Giant Size Avengers #2 the Avengers have taken the body of the Swordsman and brought it to Viet Nam to be buried in the ruins of the Priests of Pama. There the group runs into three of their old foes: Radioactive Man, Titanium Man, and Crimson Dynamo, who have been brought together by the Vietnamese government to form a supergroup called the Titanic Three. Battling the three villains, Iron Man and Thor come to blows over the politics of the Titanic Three's status as a hero group. However, the two groups eventually agreed to leave each other alone unless the Avengers cause more trouble.
A costumed crook named the Slasher gets wind of this and uses tensions and his own diamond theft to trick the Titanic Three into attacking the Avengers once more. The two groups clash until it becomes apparent that Slasher was the real jewel thief, and the Titanic Three leaves his fate to the Avengers before departing.
- This issue contains a letters page, Avengers Assemble!. Letters are published from Neal Meyer, Chuck Mabry, Kevin Bosley, Hector Randis Spartan, and Denise Gilmer.
- This issue contains a Series "A" Marvel Value Stamp: #96 - Dr. Octopus.
- Titanium Man last appeared in Iron Man #22, he will next appear in Iron Man #73 and 74.
- Radioactive Man previously appeared in Avengers #83. He will appear next in Iron Man #74.
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