(November 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published 8 times a year.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Break-Through! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita [as JR] (signed)
Inks:
John Romita [as JR] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Hulk
Reprints:

Breakthrough! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Tom Orzechowski [as T. Orz]
Job Number:
1600Z

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk; Silver Surfer; Doctor Strange; Valkyrie]; Asti; Dormammu; Loki (flashback); Avengers [Thor; Mantis; Hawkeye; Black Panther; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Swordsman; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Captain America [Steve Rogers]]
Synopsis:
Thor battles Hulk and the Avengers and the Defenders unite to take on Dormammu and Loki.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapters 9 and 10 of Defenders versus Avengers. Story continues next in Avengers #118.

["Dear Bullpen (maybe I should say "Everyone at Marvel"),"] (Table of Contents)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Billy Kelly, Dennis O'Conner and Rick Feefe.

The Conqueror Is Dead! (Table of Contents)

King Kull / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Ploog
Inks:
Mike Ploog
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
King Kull

Indexer Notes

House ad, with cover art, for Kull the Destroyer #11 (November 1973), advertised as "Now On Sale".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Break-Through!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Breakthrough!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Bullpen (maybe I should say "Everyone at Marvel"),"]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. The Conqueror Is Dead!
    King Kull
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kauldi Gilibert
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk