(April 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

The Sons of the Serpent Strike! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Sons of the Serpent
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marvel Comics Index #3 lists Mike Esposito as inker.

Fangs of Fire and Blood! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (layouts); Mike Esposito (finished art)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Ginny; Harold Holliman; Elena; Elena's baby; Wong; Clea; Sons of the Serpent; Amos Ferret; Mrs. Washington
Synopsis:
Valkyrie learns about life among the poor, Nighthawk discovers he'd rather spend time with the Defenders than with his old crowd. The Sons of the Serpent begin to terrorize the poor.
Reprints:

["Dear Marvel, First off, Klaus Janson is..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber (replies)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Viktor Rubenfield, Robert Rapp, and Richy Forman.

Placed between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sons of the Serpent Strike!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Fangs of Fire and Blood!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Marvel, First off, Klaus Janson is..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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