The Defenders #100 [Direct]
(October 1981)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-07-21
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)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie; Silver Surfer; Clea; Gargoyle; Demon-Slayer; Son of Satan; Hellcat; Nighthawk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Hell on Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Don Perlin (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art); Sal Trapani (finished art); Jack Abel (finished art); Al Milgrom (finished art); Frank Giacoia (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (pages 1-16, 22, 24-33, 35-37); Sal Trapani (pages 17, 19, 38); Jack Abel (pages 18, 23); Al Milgrom (page 20); Frank Giacoia (pages 21, 34)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited as Chiang); Shelly Leferman (credited as Leferman)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Defenders-- and see how the puzzle pieces interlock so perfectly...
Feature Logo
The Dynamic Defenders!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hellcat; Son of Satan; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Devil-Slayer; Clea]; Mephisto; Satan; Thog; Satannish; Xemnu (fake); Yandroth (fake); Six Fingered Hand; Avarrish (flashback, cameo); Fashima (flashback, cameo); Puishannt (flashback, cameo); Hyppokri (flashback, cameo); Unnthinnk (flashback, cameo); Maya (flashback, cameo); Eternity (flashback, cameo); Dracula (flashback, cameo); Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze] (flashback, cameo); Asmodeus Jones (flashback, cameo); Dorothy Walker (flashback, cameo); Mr. Walker (flashback, cameo); Captain America (flashback, cameo); Iron Man (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
The Defenders battle Satan in his various forms to prevent him from bringing Hell to the Earthly plane.
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Keywords
Rutland Vermont

Indexer Notes

Story is separated into Chapters. Chapter One: Defenders. Chapter Two: Hulk, Dr. Strange, Namor the Sub-Mariner. Chapter Three: Nighthawk, Gargoyle, Devil-Slayer. Chapter Four: Silver Surfer, Valkyrie, Clea. Chapter Five: Defenders.

Inker information added 2005 by Steven Tice. Some Sinnott pages have backgrounds inked by assistants. All inkers except for Sinnott are uncredited. Page numbers are actual story pages.

Indian Legend (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spider-Man vs. the Human Computer! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

A Centennial Note from J. M. D. (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jacob Lasky and Chris Green.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Hell on Earth!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. Indian Legend
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  4. 3. Spider-Man vs. the Human Computer!
    Hostess; Spider-Man
  5. 4. A Centennial Note from J. M. D.
    Defenders Dialogue
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