(April 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Once More... The Squadron Sinister! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer; Dr. Spectrum]; Yellowjacket [Dr. Hank Pym]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Giacoia cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Marvel Comics Index lists Mike Esposito as inker.

Too Cold a Night For Dying! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber (plot, script); Don McGregor (plot assist); Roger Slifer (plot assist)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Dave Hunt

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Trixie Starr [also as Trish Starr]; Dr. James Wynter; Yellowjacket [Dr. Hank Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead; Aragorn; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer; Dr. Spectrum]
Synopsis:
The Defenders and Yellowjacket are on the trail of Egghead, who planted a bomb in the car of Kyle Richmond and injured both Richmond and Trixie Starr.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Trish Starr loses her left arm. McGregor and Slifer credits from the letters page to Giant-Size Defenders #5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Nighthawk; Daredevil

Indexer Notes

includes letters from Mark Dooley, Thomas Spink, Mark Gist, Richard Nathan and Beth Rubin

[Namor, now emperor of the sub-sea, again ventures out to battle-----] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the comic, the story is misidentified as coming from Human Torch (1940 series) #4.

Witchcraft in the Wax Museum! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Strange; Baron Mordo
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Once More... The Squadron Sinister!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Too Cold a Night For Dying!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [Namor, now emperor of the sub-sea, again ventures out to battle-----]
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. Witchcraft in the Wax Museum!
    Doctor Strange
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose