(July 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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 U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Chronologically this issue is between issues 25 and 26 of The Defenders (Marvel, 1972 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:
The 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:
The 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.

A Dynamic Display of Dizzy Doings, Daring Delineations, and Dazzling Descriptions Designed to Dispel Your Despair! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Captain Marvel in The Big Bang!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

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 [Matt Murdock]; Nighthawk (villain, origin); Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (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
Related Scans
Series Information
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. A Dynamic Display of Dizzy Doings, Daring Delineations, and Dazzling Descriptions Designed to Dispel Your Despair!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Captain Marvel in The Big Bang!!
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  6. 5. Quoth the Nighthawk, "Nevermore!"
    Daredevil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose