Defenders Epic Collection #1 - The Day of the Defenders
(2022 [February 2023])

Marvel, 2016 Series
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Volume
1
Price
44.99 USD; 56.25 CAD
Pages
492
On-sale Date
2022-12-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
T
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide Inc.
Brand
Marvel Epic Collection; Marvel [in horizontal box]; Epic
ISBN
978-1-302-93356-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302933562 54499
Editing
Cory Sedlmeier (credited) (collection editor); Stan Lee (credited) (original series editor); Roy Thomas (credited) (original series editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Beware the Undying Ones! (Table of Contents: 3)

Doctor Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan (signed as GC)
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
Reprints

They Walk by Night! (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors
Tom Palmer; ?
Letters
Jean Simek (credited as Jean Izzo)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange; also as Stephen Sanders]; Clea; Wong; Eternity (cameo); Kenneth Ward; The Undying Ones
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Dr. Strange Lives.. But Will the Sub-Mariner?? (Table of Contents: 5)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin (signed as Severin)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed as Giacoia)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
Reprints

The Monarch and the Mystic! (Table of Contents: 6)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Marie Severin (credited)
Inks
Johnny Craig (credited)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Lady Dorma; Ikthon; Vashti; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nameless One (villain; introduction); Undying Ones; Joella Ward; Kenneth Ward (flashback)
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The Hulk Is Doomed! He'll Never Defeat... the Night-Crawler! (Table of Contents: 7)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe (signed as Trimpe)
Inks
Herb Trimpe (signed as Trimpe)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Night-Crawler; Undying Ones; Barbara Denton Norriss
Reprints

...Where Stalks the Night-Crawler! (Table of Contents: 8)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Inks
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Barbara Denton Norriss; Nameless One (villain); Undying Ones (villain); Night-Crawler (villain); Van Nyborg (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Defenders / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]

Indexer Notes

The Defenders (Hulk, Doctor Strange and Namor) from the cover of "Marvel Feature" #1 on a black background.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]
Reprints

Titans Three! (Table of Contents: 11)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Vashti; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Lady Dorma; El General
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Goliath [Clint Barton]]
Reprints

Confrontation! (Table of Contents: 13)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Simek (credited as Jean Izzo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor [Sub-Mariner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Black Panther (flashback); Captain America (flashback); Vision (flashback); Scarlet Witch (flashback); Quicksilver (flashback); Wasp (flashback); Giant-Man [Dr. Hank Pym] (flashback)]; Lady Dorma; Ikthon; Colonel Willis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]
Reprints

The Day of the Defenders! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Defenders / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Wong; Yandroth (villain, death); Omegatron (introduction); Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Ezra; Sarey
Reprints

The Return! (Table of Contents: 16)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Wong; the Ancient One; Baron Mordo (villain, posing as the masked Dr. Strange)
Reprints

Nightmare on Bald Mountain! (Table of Contents: 17)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Dormammu
Reprints

Nightmare on Bald Mountain! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Defenders / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Sal Buscema (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Dormammu; Ancient One (illusion); Wong; Clea; Roy Thomas; Jeanie Thomas; Tom Fagan; Dormammu Cultists (introduction)
Reprints

A Titan Lurks Among Us! (Table of Contents: 19)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Xemnu the Titan
Reprints

A Titan Walks Among Us! (Table of Contents: 20)

The Defenders / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Xemnu the Titan; Jim Wilson; Thunderbolt Ross; Colonel Calvin Beame; Colonel Richmond Wagner
Reprints

I Slay by the Stars! (Table of Contents: 21)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Necrodamus; Nameless One
Reprints

I Slay by the Stars! (Table of Contents: 22)

The Defenders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Necrodamus (introduction); Nameless One; Omegatron (cameo); Kenneth Ward (flashback); Night-Crawler (flashback)
Reprints

The Search for the Silver Surfer! (Table of Contents: 23)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Calizuma
Reprints

The Secret of the Silver Surfer! (Table of Contents: 24)

The Defenders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
John Verpoorten (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Calizuma (introduction); Warrior Wizards; Omegatron (cameo); Necrodamus (flashback); Wong (cameo)
Reprints

Four Against the Gods! (Table of Contents: 25)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Barbara; Nameless One
Reprints

Four Against the Gods (Table of Contents: 26)

The Defenders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Warrior Wizards; Barbara; Nameless One; Clea (mental image); Lady Dorma (mental image); Jarella (mental image); Shalla Bal (mental image)
Reprints

Valkyrie Rides Again! (Table of Contents: 27)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema; Jim Starlin (layout)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Aragorn
Reprints

The New Defender! (Table of Contents: 28)

The Defenders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited as Sal Buscema Bonanza!)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited as F. McLaughlin)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as A. Simek)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Valkyrie [Barbara] (introduction); Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Aragorn; Executioner [Skurge]; Enchantress [Amora]; Fragon (introduction); Casiolena; Omegatron (cameo); Zeus (flashback; cameo)
Reprints

Cry: Yandroth! (Table of Contents: 29)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Omegatron
Reprints

World Without End? (Table of Contents: 30)

The Defenders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited as F. McLaughlin)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Aragorn; Betty Prentiss; Namorita; Omegatron; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Clea
Reprints

Dream Death! (Table of Contents: 31)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Cyrus Black
Reprints

The Dreams of Death! (Table of Contents: 32)

The Defenders / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Dave Hunt (credited as David Hunt)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Aragorn; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Cyrus Black (introduction); Nebuchadnezzar (rat, introduction)
Reprints

The Dynamic Defenders! (Table of Contents: 33)

The Defenders / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (signed as Steve)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (signed as Sal)
Inks
Sal Buscema (signed as Sal)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]
Reprints

War...Beneath the Waves! (Table of Contents: 34)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Attuma
Reprints

War Below the Waves (Table of Contents: 35)

The Defenders / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited) (plot, script pages 1-7); Len Wein (credited) (script pages 8-19)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank Bolle (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
June Braverman (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Aragorn; Wong; Clea; Attuma; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Atlanteans; Avengers [Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Thor [Donald Blake]] (flashback); Champion (flashback); Black Widow [Natasha Romanova] (flashback); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (flashback); Zzzax (flashback)
Reprints

Mind-Slaves of the Red Ghost! (Table of Contents: 36)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]
Reprints

...If Atlantis Should Fall! (Table of Contents: 37)

The Defenders / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Clea; Wong; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Attuma; Unicorn [Milos Masaryk] (flashback); Atlanteans; Dr. Jennings (cameo)
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Prologue: Alliance Most Foul! (Table of Contents: 38)

Loki / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Loki; Dormammu
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 1: Deception!! (Table of Contents: 39)

The Defenders / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman](stone); Dormammu; Loki
Reprints

It's Avenger vs. Defender -- to the Death!! (Table of Contents: 40)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 2: Betrayal! (Table of Contents: 41)

The Avengers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Mantis; Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Wong; Dormammu; Loki; Prester John [Johann] (flashback); Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (flashback); Wyatt Wingfoot (flashback); Aragorn
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 3: The Silver Surfer vs. The Vision and The Scarlet Witch (Table of Contents: 42)

The Avengers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision]; Defenders [Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]]
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 4: Divide... and Conquer (Table of Contents: 44)

The Defenders / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]]; Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Vision]; Mantis; Loki
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 5: Iron Man vs. Hawkeye the Archer (Table of Contents: 45)

The Defenders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Martin Figueras; Aragorn
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 6: Dr. Stange, Master of the Mystic Arts vs. The Black Panther and Mantis! (Table of Contents: 46)

The Defenders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]]; Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]]; Mantis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Defender [Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Sunfire [Shiro Yoshida]
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War, Interlude] Holocaust (Table of Contents: 48)

The Avengers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
June Braverman (credited as J. Braverman)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision]; Mantis; Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Dormammu; Loki
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 7: Swordsman vs the Valkyrie (Table of Contents: 49)

The Avengers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
June Braverman (credited as J. Braverman)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]]; Defenders [Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Aragorn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There's a typo in the title. The printed title is "Swordsman vs the Valkrie".

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 8: Captain America vs. Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents: 50)

The Avengers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
June Braverman (credited as J. Braverman)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]]; Defenders [Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Sunfire [Shiro Yoshida]
Reprints

Break-Through! (Table of Contents: 51)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as JR)
Inks
John Romita (signed as JR)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 9: Breakthrough! The Incredible Hulk vs. The Mighty Thor (Table of Contents: 52)

The Defenders / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank Bolle (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as T. Orz.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Mantis
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[Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 10: United We Stand! (Table of Contents: 53)

The Defenders / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank Bolle (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as T. Orz.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Vision]; Mantis; Asti; Dormammu; Sunfire [Shiro Yoshida] (flashback); Loki (flashback)
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To the Death! (Table of Contents: 54)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Thor]; Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara Norriss]]; Dormammu; Loki
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[Avengers / Defenders War, Chapter 11] To the Death! (Table of Contents: 55)

The Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as M. Esposito); Frank Giacoia
Colors
George Roussos (credited as Geo. Roussos)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Thor; Vision]; Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara Norriss]]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (cameo); Medusa [Medusalith Amaquelin Boltagon] (cameo); Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Inhumans [Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon] (cameo); Gorgon; Karnak]; Countess Valentina Allegra de Fontaine; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Dormammu; Dracula; Dum Dum Dugan (cameo); Colonel Nick Fury; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Loki; Man-Thing [Ted Sallis] (cameo); Mantis; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thanos (cameo); Adam Warlock (cameo); The Watcher [Uatu]; Zabu (cameo)
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A God of Living Stone! (Table of Contents: 56)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]]; Chandu
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[Avengers / Defenders War, Chapter 12] A Dark and Stormy Knight (Table of Contents: 57)

The Defenders / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Frank Bolle (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited as G. Roussos)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as Tom Orz.)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Avengers [Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision]; Mantis; Nick Fury; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Prester John [Johann]; King Richard; Prince John; Modred; Chandu
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Double-Size Dynamite (Table of Contents: 59)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (Conan); Neal Adams (The Defenders)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (Conan); Neal Adams (The Defenders)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for "Conan, the Barbarian" #10 and "Marvel Feature: The Defenders" #1 from October 1971 titles

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ads for "The Mighty Thor King-Size Special" #4, "Marvel Feature: The Defenders" #1 and the Avengers/Defenders War

Marvel Feature #1, Page 10 Original Art (Table of Contents: 61)

The Defenders / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]]

Marvel Feature #3, Page 17 Original Art (Table of Contents: 62)

The Defenders / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Xemnu the Titan; Jim Wilson

The Defenders #4 Cover Original Art (Table of Contents: 63)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema; Jim Starlin (layout)
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Valkyrie [Barbara]]; Aragorn
Reprints

The Defenders #10 Cover Original Art (Table of Contents: 64)

The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as JR)
Inks
John Romita (signed as JR)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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Avengers / Defenders War (Table of Contents: 65)

The Avengers; The Defenders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos Pacheco (credited)
Inks
JesĂșs Merino (credited)
Colors
Angelo Tsang of Udon Studios (credited as Udon's Angelo Tsang)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dormammu; Loki; Defenders [Sub-Mariner; Hulk; Dr. Strange]; Avengers [Iron Man; Thor; Captain America]
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Avengers / Defenders War Premier Classic (Table of Contents: 66)

Hulk; Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (credited)
Inks
John Romita (credited)
Colors
Richard Isanove (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Thor Odinson]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68) (Expand) /

The Defenders / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Beware the Undying Ones!
    Doctor Strange
  5. 4. They Walk by Night!
    Doctor Strange
  6. 5. Dr. Strange Lives.. But Will the Sub-Mariner??
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  7. 6. The Monarch and the Mystic!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  8. 7. The Hulk Is Doomed! He'll Never Defeat... the Night-Crawler!
    Hulk
  9. 8. ...Where Stalks the Night-Crawler!
    Hulk
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  12. 11. Titans Three!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  14. 13. Confrontation!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  16. 15. The Day of the Defenders!
    The Defenders
  17. 16. The Return!
    Doctor Strange
  18. 17. Nightmare on Bald Mountain!
    The Defenders
  19. 18. Nightmare on Bald Mountain!
    The Defenders
  20. 19. A Titan Lurks Among Us!
    The Defenders
  21. 20. A Titan Walks Among Us!
    The Defenders
  22. 21. I Slay by the Stars!
    The Defenders
  23. 22. I Slay by the Stars!
    The Defenders
  24. 23. The Search for the Silver Surfer!
    The Defenders
  25. 24. The Secret of the Silver Surfer!
    The Defenders
  26. 25. Four Against the Gods!
    The Defenders
  27. 26. Four Against the Gods
    The Defenders
  28. 27. Valkyrie Rides Again!
    The Defenders
  29. 28. The New Defender!
    The Defenders
  30. 29. Cry: Yandroth!
    The Defenders
  31. 30. World Without End?
    The Defenders
  32. 31. Dream Death!
    The Defenders
  33. 32. The Dreams of Death!
    The Defenders
  34. 33. The Dynamic Defenders!
    The Defenders
  35. 34. War...Beneath the Waves!
    The Defenders
  36. 35. War Below the Waves
    The Defenders
  37. 36. Mind-Slaves of the Red Ghost!
    The Defenders
  38. 37. ...If Atlantis Should Fall!
    The Defenders
  39. 38. [Avengers / Defenders War] Prologue: Alliance Most Foul!
    Loki
  40. 39. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 1: Deception!!
    The Defenders
  41. 40. It's Avenger vs. Defender -- to the Death!!
    The Avengers
  42. 41. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 2: Betrayal!
    The Avengers
  43. 42. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 3: The Silver Surfer vs. The Vision and The Scarlet Witch
    The Avengers
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  45. 44. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 4: Divide... and Conquer
    The Defenders
  46. 45. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 5: Iron Man vs. Hawkeye the Archer
    The Defenders
  47. 46. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 6: Dr. Stange, Master of the Mystic Arts vs. The Black Panther and Mantis!
    The Defenders
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    The Avengers
  49. 48. [Avengers / Defenders War, Interlude] Holocaust
    The Avengers
  50. 49. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 7: Swordsman vs the Valkyrie
    The Avengers
  51. 50. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 8: Captain America vs. Sub-Mariner
    The Avengers
  52. 51. Break-Through!
    The Defenders
  53. 52. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 9: Breakthrough! The Incredible Hulk vs. The Mighty Thor
    The Defenders
  54. 53. [Avengers / Defenders War] Chapter 10: United We Stand!
    The Defenders
  55. 54. To the Death!
    The Avengers
  56. 55. [Avengers / Defenders War, Chapter 11] To the Death!
    The Avengers
  57. 56. A God of Living Stone!
    The Defenders
  58. 57. [Avengers / Defenders War, Chapter 12] A Dark and Stormy Knight
    The Defenders
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  60. 59. Double-Size Dynamite
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
  62. 61. Marvel Feature #1, Page 10 Original Art
    The Defenders
  63. 62. Marvel Feature #3, Page 17 Original Art
    The Defenders
  64. 63. The Defenders #4 Cover Original Art
    The Defenders
  65. 64. The Defenders #10 Cover Original Art
    The Defenders
  66. 65. Avengers / Defenders War
    The Avengers; The Defenders
  67. 66. Avengers / Defenders War Premier Classic
    Hulk; Thor
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
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