The Defenders #54 [British]
(December 1977)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Barcode
0714860215212
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #54 [Regular Edition].


Dark Waters, Swifth Doom! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez [as GP] (signed)
Inks
Ernie Chan [as EC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]
Reprints

A Study in Survival! The Power Principle Part Two (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Michael Golden [as Mike Golden] (pages 1, 6-14); Keith Giffen (pages 2-3, 15-18)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
David Anthony Kraft
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Bruce Patterson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; The Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Valkyrie]; The Presence [Sergei]; Dollar Bill; Ledge (cameo); Penelope (cameo); Jack Norriss
Synopsis
A nuclear explosion set by Sergei to give himself and the Red Guardian super powers causes the Defenders to be trapped at the bottom of the ocean and almost drown.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Issue #50, marking the climax of...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Chuck Leon, Peter B. Gillis, Karuke, Mark A. Ernst, John Markantonatos, Helmsman Collins, and Al Schroeder III.

Fury Times 5! (Table of Contents: 3)

Nick Fury / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Edelman
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Ken Klaczak
Letters
Howard Bender

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Clay Quartermain; Nick Fury LMDs
Synopsis
Fury battles a group of Fury LMDs at S.H.I.E.L.D. Headquarters.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Torpedo

Legal Eagle (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Waters, Swifth Doom!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Study in Survival! The Power Principle Part Two
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Issue #50, marking the climax of..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Fury Times 5!
    Nick Fury
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Legal Eagle
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
  7. 6. Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J!
    Spalding
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