The Defenders #41 [Regular Edition]
(November 1976)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 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
0714860215211
Editing
Archie Goodwin

Issue Notes

Last issue scripted by Gerber.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

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

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credit derived from The Comic Reader 134, August 1976.

Intruder in the Sand! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Sal Buscema (layouts); Klaus Janson (finished art)
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Denise Wohl

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Aragorn; Clea; David Anthony; Trish Starr; Shazanna; Jack Norriss
Synopsis
Shazanna uses Trish Starr to lure Doctor Strange and Nighthawk into a trap in her plan to take over this dimension.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Valkyrie in white costume; Shazanna reveals that Trish Starr has a natural affinity for magic.

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

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

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Steve, Sal, and Klaus: You've got one...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nighthawk

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Steve Novick, "Your friendly neighborhood Avon representative" and "Troll, Gremlin, Gnome, & Associates".
Placed between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

A Scintillating Soliloquy of Stunning Stories, Sagacious Sagas, and Senses-Shattering Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Hulk; Medusa; Spider-Man

Spider-Man! in the Spider-Man and the Fly! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Intruder in the Sand!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear Steve, Sal, and Klaus: You've got one..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. A Scintillating Soliloquy of Stunning Stories, Sagacious Sagas, and Senses-Shattering Super-Heroes!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Spider-Man! in the Spider-Man and the Fly!
    Spider-Man
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