(April 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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

Once More... The Squadron Sinister! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer; Dr. Spectrum]; Yellowjacket [Dr. Hank Pym]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Giacoia cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Marvel Comics Index lists Mike Esposito as inker.

Too Cold a Night For Dying! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber (plot, script); Don McGregor; Roger Slifer (plot assist)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Dave Hunt

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Trixie Starr [also as Trish Starr]; Dr. James Wynter; Yellowjacket [Dr. Hank Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead; Aragorn; Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer; Dr. Spectrum]
Synopsis
The Defenders and Yellowjacket are on the trail of Egghead, who planted a bomb in the car of Kyle Richmond and injured both Richmond and Trixie Starr.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Trish Starr loses her left arm. McGregor and Slifer credits from the letters page to Giant-Size Defenders #5.

Another Assortment of Action-Packed Ad-Libs and Astonishing Addendums! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

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

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Jim Starlin (illustration)
Inks
Jim Starlin; Dan Adkins (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sub-Mariner; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Nighthawk; Daredevil

Indexer Notes

includes letters from Mark Dooley, Thomas Spink, Mark Gist, Richard Nathan and Beth Rubin

[Namor, now emperor of the sub-sea, again ventures out to battle-----] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett
Editing
Joe Simon (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the comic, the story is misidentified as coming from Human Torch (1940 series) #4.

Witchcraft in the Wax Museum! (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange; Baron Mordo
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Once More... The Squadron Sinister!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Too Cold a Night For Dying!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. Another Assortment of Action-Packed Ad-Libs and Astonishing Addendums!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  5. 4. [Namor, now emperor of the sub-sea, again ventures out to battle-----]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Witchcraft in the Wax Museum!
    Doctor Strange
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose