(May 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 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:

The Squadron Sinister Strikes Again! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk; Dr. Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner]; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer [Jim Sanders; Speed Demon]; Dr. Spectrum]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Joe Sinnott's records indicate he inked this cover, but Nick Caputo believes that is an error. Marvel Comics Index #3 lists Frank Giacoia as inker, as did the original indexer.

For Sale: One Planet--Slightly Used! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
F: Defenders [Hulk; Doctor Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Valkyrie]; V: Squadron Sinister [Doctor Spectrum; Hyperion; Whizzer [Jim Sanders; Speed Demon]; Nighthawk]; Nebulon; GA: Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Aragorn
Synopsis:
After deciding to go straight Nighthawk comes to the Defenders for assistance in helping stop the Squadron Sinister from destroying the planet for Nebulon.
Reprints:

["Dear Bullpen, Sorry, Roy. Too bad, Denny."] (Table of Contents)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mike Fanning, Hugh P.Simons Jr., K. J. Robbins and Rob Bain.
Marvel Value Stamp Series 1 #86 (Baron Zemo).
Placed between pages 12 and 13 of the main sequence.

Defenders Dialogue (Table of Contents)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Mike Fanning, Hugh P. Simons Jr., K. J. Robbins, T. E. Pouncey, Ron Bain

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Squadron Sinister Strikes Again!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. For Sale: One Planet--Slightly Used!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Bullpen, Sorry, Roy. Too bad, Denny."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Defenders Dialogue
    Defenders Dialogue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • 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