(April 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
0714860215204
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The Day of the Devil-Slayer! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie; Devil-Slayer [Eric Simon Payne]]; Dollar Bill
Reprints

Xenogenesis Day of the Demons Part 1 Agents of Fortune (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Klaus Janson (pages 1-3); Dan Green (pages 6-31)
Colors
Phil Rachelson [as Phil Rache]
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie; Devil-Slayer [Eric Simon Payne]]; Ledge; Dollar Bill; Wong; Vera Gemeni; Jack Norriss; The Avengers [Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (cameo)] (cameo); Marc; Sharon; Harvester of Eyes cult
Synopsis
The Eye of Agamotto is stolen from Dr. Strange by a cult of demon worshippers. Valkyrie and Hulk encounter Devil-Slayer and a fight begins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Dedicated to Eric Bloom and BOC!" The title of this story and various other elements are references to the band Blue Oyster Cult. Additional information 2005 by Steven Tice.

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

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

Script
? (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gentlemen: Oh yes, the parallels...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Malcolm Deeley, Christy Marx, Tony La Roche, Richard E. Robinson, and Robert Harris.

Placed 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

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. The Day of the Devil-Slayer!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Xenogenesis Day of the Demons Part 1 Agents of Fortune
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Gentlemen: Oh yes, the parallels..."]
    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:
  • 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