(May 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published 8 times a year.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
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:
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; 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:
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Valkyrie]; Squadron Sinister [Doctor Spectrum; Hyperion; Whizzer [Jim Sanders; Speed Demon]; Nighthawk]; Nebulon; The 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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