(July 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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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

Side By Side With the Guardians of the Galaxy! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Valkyrie; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Yondu; Vance Astro; Martinex]; Eelar
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wilson pencils and Milgrom inks per Nick Caputo. Marvel Comics Index #3 lists John Romita and Gil Kane as pencilers and Mike Esposito as inker.

Eelar Moves in Mysterious Ways! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber (script, plot); Gerry Conway(plot); Roger Slifer (plot); Len Wein (plot); Chris Claremont (plot); Scott Edelman (plot)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Jim Mooney (pages 2-7); Mike Esposito (figures; Pages 1,8-32); Dave Hunt (backgrounds; pages 1, 8-32)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Artie Simek (pp.2, 8-10); Dave Hunt (pp.1, 3-7, 11-32)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defenders [Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Aragorn; Eelar; Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Vance Astro; Yondu; Martinex]; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Dr. Spectrum] (in flashback); Trish Starr (in flashback); Vance Astrovik; Milton Childs
Synopsis:
The Guardians of the Galaxy are stranded in the present and help the Defenders against Eelar.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The few pages from the beginning of this issue were Artie Simek's last work before he died, according to the letters page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes letters from John Rieber, Jack Callenberg, Scott Taylor, Jack Callenberg, Scott Taylor, Brian Lauchard and K.J. Robbins

Quoth the Nighthawk, "Nevermore!" (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; Nighthawk (villain; origin); Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Captain America (cameo; flashback); Grandmaster (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis:
Daredevil is upstaged by the new hero in town who is only in the game for the glory.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nighthawk as villain

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Side By Side With the Guardians of the Galaxy!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Eelar Moves in Mysterious Ways!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Quoth the Nighthawk, "Nevermore!"
    Daredevil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose