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); Jo Duffy (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

The barcode is cancelled but still possible to read for human eyes.
This issue has variants:

Riders on the Storm! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Irv 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) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

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"
    Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  6. 5. Street Ball
    Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry
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