The Defenders #72 [Direct]
(June 1979)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 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
0714860215206
Editing
Al Milgrom (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The barcode is cancelled but still possible to read for human eyes.


Riders on the Storm! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Dr. Strange [Stephan Strange]]; Aragorn (Valkyrie's horse)
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Up From the Sky! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Ed Hannigan
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
Elaine Heinl
Letters
Michael Higgins

Job Number
LG414
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Valkyrie; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephan Strange]]; Lunatik; Professor Turk; Aragorn (Valkyrie's horse); Clea; Stalwag; Ron Rice; Mr. Blandon; The Unnamed One
Synopsis
The Defenders battle the Nameless One in their quest to restore the various Lunatiks to the form of Arisen Tyrk.
Reprints

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

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

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

Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl; H.E.R.B.I.E]; Colossus; Wolverine

Spider-Man in "Hotshot on the Block" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ann Nichols, Danny Davids, Julia Jellicoe and Paul Felt.

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. Riders on the Storm!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Up From the Sky!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Spider-Man in "Hotshot on the Block"
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Defenders of Dialogue
  6. 5. Street Ball
    Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry
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