The Defenders #44 [Regular Edition]
(February 1977)

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
0714860215202
Editing
Gerry Conway

The Secret of the Red Rajah! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby [as JK] (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom [as AM] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Red Rajah
Reprints

Rage of the Rajah! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Gerry Conway (Plot); Roger Slifer (Dialogue); David Kraft (Dialogue)
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Klaus Janson (finished art)
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]]; Jack Norriss; Rhino [Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich] (cameo); Solarr [Silas King] (cameo); Lt. Kris Keating; Omar Karindu; Moondragon (cameo, flashback); The Avengers [Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Scarlet Witch; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Beast] (flashback, cameo); Red Rajah
Synopsis
The Red Rajah captures the Hulk, Power Man and Nighthawk. Hellcat comes to the Defenders for help.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Red Rajah is Dr. Strange taken over by the Star of Capistan.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Owing to the most unfortunate events...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Pierre Watson and Wayne Sallee.

Placed between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

Of Vainglorious Vampires, Vanquished Villains, and Valiant Victors! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Captain Marvel! and the Energy Crisis (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Spider-Man and Captain America Ricochet to Freedom! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Captain America; Ricochet Racers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Red Rajah!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Rage of the Rajah!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Owing to the most unfortunate events..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Of Vainglorious Vampires, Vanquished Villains, and Valiant Victors!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Captain Marvel! and the Energy Crisis
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Cup Cakes
  6. 5. Spider-Man and Captain America Ricochet to Freedom!
    Spider-Man; Captain America; Ricochet Racers
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