(January 1978)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 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
0714860215201
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

He Is Pain-- He Is Power-- He Is The Presence! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as K] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]]; Presence [Sergei]
Reprints

The Power Principle Part 3 Emotion, Ego...and Empty Expectations! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft [as David Kraft]
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Valkyrie]; Presence [Sergei]; Red Guardian [Alexi Shostakov] (flashback, cameo); Ledge; Lunatik
Synopsis
The Defenders, with the help of a deep-sea monster, stop Sergei and release Red Guardian from his power. Unfortunately they are all suffering from radiation poisoning.
Reprints

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

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear people: Great! Absolutely great! The story...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jeff Cooper, Bruce Spizer, Robert Rusk, Ezekiel Castro, Ruben George Toyos, Linnea Dudley, and Richard Roder.

Located between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

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

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

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

Characters
Luke Skywalker; Princess Leia Organs; C-3PO; Han Solo; Chewbacca; Darth Vader

The Ding-a-Ling Family (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Is Pain-- He Is Power-- He Is The Presence!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. The Power Principle Part 3 Emotion, Ego...and Empty Expectations!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Dear people: Great! Absolutely great! The story..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. The Ding-a-Ling Family
    Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steven Tice
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk