(March 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
0714860215203
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

For the Life of the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]]; A.I.M.; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hannigan cover pencils confirmed in The Comic Reader 151, Dec 1977.

And Along Came... Ms. Marvel! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (script); Gerry Conway (plot)
Pencils
George Tuska (pages 1-6, 11-30); Dave Cockrum (pages 7-10, 31)
Inks
Dan Green
Colors
Francois Mouly
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Pete Iro

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie]; A.I.M.; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Michael Barnett; Arthur Shaman; Clea; Warbot
Synopsis
A.I.M. captures the Hulk in an attempt to brainwash him and use him against Ms. Marvel. The Defenders, with Ms. Marvel, rescue the Hulk and stop A.I.M.
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
This ish, as you've no doubt already...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Peter Sanderson, Jeffrey Tucker, Bob Rodi, Dennis Dawson, and Kurt Busiek.

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
Conan

Spoils a Snatch (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. For the Life of the Hulk!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. And Along Came... Ms. Marvel!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["This ish, as you've no doubt already..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Spoils a Snatch
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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