The Defenders #26 [Regular Edition]
(August 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.

Chronologically issue 5 of Giant-Size Defenders (Marvel, 1974 series) occurs before this issue.


Savage Time! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Guardians of the Galaxy [Martinex; Vance Astro; Charlie-27; Yondu]
Reprints

Savage Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Sal Buscema (layouts); Vince Colletta (finished art)
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Irene Vartanoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Karen Mantlo

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Jack Norriss; Aragorn; Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Martinex; Vance Astro; Yondu]; Vance Astrovik; Killraven (in flashback); Badoon; Captain America (in flashback); Thing (in flashback); Killraven (Cameo)
Synopsis
The Defenders travel to the future while helping the Guardians of the Galaxy return to their time. Retelling of the events between the current time and the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

History of Earth from 1988 to 3007

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

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Steve, Sal, and Mike, In the space of a few months...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jo Duffy, Mark Muphy, and Dan McCarron.

Follows page 12 of the main sequence.

GI Joe Meets the Amazing Atomic Man! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

GI Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Endearing Ensemble of Editorial Errata for Your Enjoyment, Edification, and Enlightenment! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

The Big Bang!! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Savage Time!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Savage Time!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Steve, Sal, and Mike, In the space of a few months..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. GI Joe Meets the Amazing Atomic Man!
    GI Joe
  5. 4. An Endearing Ensemble of Editorial Errata for Your Enjoyment, Edification, and Enlightenment!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Big Bang!!
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk