(May 1978)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1978-02-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860215205
Editing
Archie Goodwin (credited) (editor)

Tyranny and Mutation! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders: Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie [Barbara Norriss]
Aragorn
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb refers to the Blue Oyster Cult.

Xenogenesis Day of the Demons Part 2 Tyranny and Mutation (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft (credited as David A. Kraft); Ed Hannigan (credited)
Pencils
Ed Hannigan (credited)
Inks
Dan Green (credited) (finisher)
Colors
David Anthony Kraft (credited as David A. Kraft)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Defenders: Devil-Slayer [Eric Payne]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Red Guardian [Tania Belinsky]; Valkyrie [Barbara Norriss]
Agent of Fortune; Aragorn; Belathauzer (introduction); Dollar Bill [Aaron English]; Vera Gemini; Ort-Beast (introduction); Harvester of Eyes cult; Fyodr (scientist); Vladimer (scientist)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Nighthawk test out his new jetpack. Dr. Strange is trapped in a demon dimension by the Harvester of Eyes cult.
Reprints
Keywords
Cat Suit; Dragonfang; Eye of Agamotto; Greenwich Village; Hellcatmobile; Long Island; Manhattan; Mexico; Moscow; New York City; Richmond Riding Academy; Russia; Sanctum Sanctorum; Shadow Cloak; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Indexer Notes

The title of this issue is taken from an album by the band Blue Oyster Cult. Many other BOC references are sprinkled throughout the story. This information 2005 by Steven Tice.

Credits also read: "Dedicated to Transmaniacon M.C.".

[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
From where we sit, it looks as if...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers M. E. Robbins, Commander Quotey (and His Lost Marvel Madmen), Wallace L. Hopkins, and Alain Lapalme.

Placed between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Thor / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tyranny and Mutation!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Xenogenesis Day of the Demons Part 2 Tyranny and Mutation
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["From where we sit, it looks as if..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold
    Hostess Twinkies; Thor
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Peter Croome
  • Clayton Graham
  • Merlin Haas
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steven Tice