(June 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Klaus Janson; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Son of Satan [Diamon Hellstrom]]; Sons of the Serpent
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Indexer Notes

Klaus Janson confirmed 2006 that he inked this cover. Alterations on Hulk's face by John Romita.

--In the Jaws of the Serpent! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
Phil Rachelson
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd] (cameo); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (cameo); Hawkeye [Clint Barton](cameo)]; Sons of the Serpent; Clea; Wong; Jack Norriss; Elena
Synopsis:
With most of the Defenders captured by the Sons of the Serpent, Clea recruits more heroes to help stop the Sons of the Serpent.
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["Dear Marvel, Defenders #21 was a people issue. ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Eric Iverson, Bob Domowski, and Andrea Gadson.

Between pages 13 and 14 of the main sequence.

The Trap (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Boss Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man escapes the Boss Man's gang by bribing them with Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 16 and 17 of the main sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. --In the Jaws of the Serpent!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Marvel, Defenders #21 was a people issue. ..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. The Trap
    Spider-Man; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
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  • Ramon Schenk