The Defenders #21 [Regular Edition]
(March 1975)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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 US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Beware the Black Rain! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?
Letters
Anette Kawecki ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Enter: The Headmen! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Thing [Ben Grimm] (Cameo); Headmen [Gorilla-Man [Arthur Nagan]; Jerold Morgan; Chondu the Mystic]; Mrs. Lafferty; Trixie Starr; Clea
Synopsis
The Headmen unleash a wave of madness over the city to distract everyone while the commit jewel robberies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Headmen are characters from three 1950s Marvel stories, further developed by Steve Gerber after those stories were reprinted in Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #7 (December 1974).

Special Bullpen Note: (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Gerber (replies)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers G. C. Hoover, Rick Vizachero, and Jana C. Hollingsworth.

Located between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

Memos and Meanderings From Your Mighty Muddled Merry-Makers! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Black Rain!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Enter: The Headmen!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. Special Bullpen Note:
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Memos and Meanderings From Your Mighty Muddled Merry-Makers!
    Bullpen Bulletins
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