The Defenders #79 [Direct]
(January 1980)

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
0714860215201
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Costanza ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On an alien world... the Defenders lie helpless before an army of evil!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aeroika; The Defenders [Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Chains of Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Ed Hannigan
Pencils
Herb Trimpe; Ed Hannigan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
LF616
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Valkyrie; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]]; Aeroika; Ytitnedion; Baron Mordo (Flashback; Cameo); Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Mutant Force [Shocker; Burner; Lifter; Slither; Peeper]; Ruth; Amber; Dian; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Mandrill [Jerome Beechman]
Synopsis
Dr. Strange, Hulk and Namor continue their trek thru Tunnel-World. Valkyrie and Hellcat are captured by Mandrill and his henchmen. Wasp and Dian escape and contact Nighthawk asking for his help.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ed is back, love it or like it, and...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Michael Mitchell, Rip Graf, Gregory B. Tiede and Charlie Ehrenpreis.
Placed between pages 3 and 4 of the main sequence.

He Strikes from Outer Space... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Rom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Icemaster Cometh (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Human Torch; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["On an alien world... the Defenders lie helpless before an army of evil!"]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Chains of Love!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["Ed is back, love it or like it, and..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. He Strikes from Outer Space...
    Rom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Icemaster Cometh
    Human Torch; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk