The Defenders #96 [Direct]
(June 1981)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 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]
Editing
Al Milgrom (editor); Jack Abel (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Guest Starring... The Ghost Rider! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
Michael Golden
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hellcat; Son of Satan]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Fashima
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed 2007 by Al Milgrom.

The Rock and Roll Conspiracy! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Don Perlin (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art); Sal Trapani (finished art, uncredited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (pages 1-12, 19-30); Sal Trapani (pages 14-18, uncredited)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Diana Albers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing is true-- everything is permitted...
Feature Logo
The Dynamic Defenders!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie [Brunnhilde]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]; Kyle Richmond [Nighthawk]; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Milton Rosenblum; Wong; Dolly Donahue; Six Fingered Hand; Fashima; Asmodeus Jones [Ozzie Palmer; King of Devil-Rock]; Felix D. Palmer (dies)
Synopsis
Believing that Ghost Rider has something to do with the Six-Fingered Hand, the Defenders mistakenly attack him. Realizing their error, the Defenders ally themselves with him against Asmodeus Jones, who has been preparing to give his fans' souls to Fashima. The Six-Fingered Hand kill Felix when Asmodeus fails.
Reprints
Keywords
Asmodeus Jones 1981 Tour [To Hell and Back]; Cauldron of the Cosmos; Eye of Agamotto; Joe Louis Arena; Rosenblum Rosenberg and Fummmetto law firm; Sanctum Sanctorum

Indexer Notes

Inking credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

The Charge of the Rhinos! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hostess; Iron Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And the letters on issue #92's...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Tony Bole, Al Schroeder, and Howard G. Anshell.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Guest Starring... The Ghost Rider!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. The Rock and Roll Conspiracy!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. The Charge of the Rhinos!
    Hostess; Iron Man
  4. 3. ["And the letters on issue #92's..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
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