The Defenders #23 [Regular Edition]
(May 1975)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

...And the Snakes Shall Inherit the Earth! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

..the Snakes Shall Inherit the Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Don Warfield [as Don W.]
Letters:
June Braverman [as Junie B.]; Gaspar Saladino (page 3); typeset (page 9)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Defenders [Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]]; Elena; Elena's baby; Sons of the Serpent; Aragorn; Yellowjacket [Dr. Hank Pym]; Wong; Clea; Jack Norriss; Harold Holliman
Synopsis:
Sons of the Serpent reveal their agenda and battle the Defenders, capturing Dr. Strange, Valkyrie, Yellowjacket and Nighthawk.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jack Norris name changed to Jack Norriss in this and all subsequent issues.

["Dear Marvel, Defenders #20, coupled with..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber (replies)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Dean Mullaney and Mary McGeehan.

Placed between pages 12 and 13 of the main sequence.

Also contains Marvel Value Stamp Series A #78 (the Owl).

A Bacchanalian Bunch of the Brightest and Battiest Bullpen Bulletins Yet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Letters:
typeset

The Trap (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ...And the Snakes Shall Inherit the Earth!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. ..the Snakes Shall Inherit the Earth!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Marvel, Defenders #20, coupled with..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. A Bacchanalian Bunch of the Brightest and Battiest Bullpen Bulletins Yet!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. The Trap
    Spider-Man; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
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