(March 1975)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Beware the Black Rain! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Anette Kawecki ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]
Reprints:

Enter: The Headmen! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Thing [Ben Grimm] (Cameo); Headmen [Gorilla-Man [Arthur Nagan]; Jerold Morgan; Chondu the Mystic]; Mrs. Lafferty; Trixie Starr; Clea
Synopsis:
The Headmen unleash a wave of madness over the city to distract everyone while the commit jewel robberies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Headmen are characters from three 1950s Marvel stories, further developed by Steve Gerber after those stories were reprinted in Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #7 (December 1974).

Special Bullpen Note: (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber (replies)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers G. C. Hoover, Rick Vizachero, and Jana C. Hollingsworth.

Located between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Black Rain!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Enter: The Headmen!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. Special Bullpen Note:
    Defenders Dialogue
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