The Defenders #36 [25¢]
(June 1976)

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]
Barcode
0714860215206
Editing
Marv Wolfman (editor)

Garden of Evil! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]]; Plantman [Sam Smithers]
Reprints

A Garden of Earthly Demise! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber; Mary Skrenes (special assist)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (layouts); Klaus Janson (finished art)
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Joe Rosen

Job Number
JV246
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]]; Headmen [Gorilla Man [Arthur Nagan]] (flashback, cameo); Pennysworth (flashback, cameo); Kyle Richmond's Parents (flashback, cameo); Squadron Sinister [Hyperion; Whizzer; Dr. Spectrum] (flashback, cameo); Trish Starr (flashback, cameo); Sons of the Serpent (flashback, cameo); Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Yondu; Martinex; Starhawk] (flashback, cameo); Taylor Charles; Mr. Kaslov; Aragorn; Jack Norriss; Nebulon; Alex Gentry [Porcupine]; Plantman [Sam Smithers]; Leopold Stryke [Eel]; Wong
Synopsis
Valkyrie is in jail. Hulk and Jack Norriss try to save Aragorn. Nighthawk has his brain returned to his body only to then be captured, along with Dr. Strange and the Red Guardian by the Plantman.
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Indexer Notes

Origin recap of Nighthawk.

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

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from Crystal D. Strauser, Mike Christiansen, Glenn C. Mesa, Mitchell Murov

News Notes, Nifty Narration, and Nutty Nonsense Not for the Narrow-Minded! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Spider-Man and the Twinkie Takers (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Garden of Evil!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Garden of Earthly Demise!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. News Notes, Nifty Narration, and Nutty Nonsense Not for the Narrow-Minded!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Spider-Man and the Twinkie Takers
    Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man
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