The Defenders #7 [Regular Edition]
(August 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year.
On-sale Date
1973-05-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #96, April 1973.
This issue has variants:

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

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Romita art per Nick Caputo, September 2012. Marvel Comics Index #3 erroneously credited Marie Severin on pencils and John Verpoorten on inks.

War Below the Waves! (Table of Contents: 1)

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)

Job Number
1449-Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uhhh! Namor! Look!
Feature Logo
The Dynamic Defenders!
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)
Synopsis
Hawkeye and the Defenders try to stop an attack on Atlantic City by Attuma and end up captured by Attuma and the Red Ghost.
Reprints

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

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since our letters pages have been...
Feature Logo
Defenders Dialogue
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Brian Earl Brown, Sgt. Dave Hull and Curtis Collins.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. War...Beneath the Waves!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. War Below the Waves!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Since our letters pages have been..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
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