(August 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
0714860215208
Editing
Bob Hall (Editor); Mary Jo Duffy (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

A Defender for a Day! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita Jr. (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
? [credited to Carl Gafford, see notes]
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]]; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Jack of Hearts [Jack Hart]; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Nova [Richard Rider]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Hercules; Dollar Bill
Reprints

Membership Madness! Dollar Bill's Documentary Disaster Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Jim Mooney (finished art)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]]; Jack of Hearts [Jack Hart]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Stingray [Walter Newell]; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Hercules; Nova [Richard Rider]; Marvel Man [Wendell Vaughn]; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Prowler [Hobie Brown]; Torpedo [Brock Jones]; Paladin; Captain Ultra [Griffin Gogol]; Black Goliath [Bill Foster]; Tagak; Havok [Alex Summers]; White Tiger [Hector Ayala]; Aragorn; Dollar Bill; The Presence [Sergei Krylov]; Lunatik (cameo flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
After Dollar Bill reveals the existance of the Defenders to the world, many super-heroes arrive to try to join the Defenders.
Reprints
Keywords
Star Wars

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

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Defenders is rapidly becoming your...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jim Rivers, Dave Cerreta, Jacob Lasky, and Richard Bedard.

Last third of page is taken up by a Beatles promotional advertisement for Marvel Super Special #4.

Between pages 14 and 15 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

Captain America and the Time Warp! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain America; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Street Ball (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Defender for a Day!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Membership Madness! Dollar Bill's Documentary Disaster Part 1
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["The Defenders is rapidly becoming your..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Captain America and the Time Warp!
    Captain America; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. Street Ball
    Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk