The Defenders #104 [Direct]
(February 1982)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-11-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Al Milgrom (editor); Ann Nocenti (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #6.
This issue has variants:

The Non-Team Faces A Fearful Fate in a Far-Flung Dimension-- (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Devil-Slayer; Wonder Man; Beast]; Cory Payne
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

A Cracker Jack Story [Baseball] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Yesterday Never Dies! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Defenders / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (credited as DeMatteis)
Pencils
Don Perlin (credited as Perlin) (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (credited as Sinnott) (finished art); Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom) (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited as Sinnott) (figures); Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom) (most backgrounds)
Colors
George Roussos (credited as Roussos)
Letters
Diana Albers (credited as Albers)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y-you can't do this to me! You can't!!
Feature Logo
The Dynamic Defenders!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hellcat; Son of Satan; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]; Devil-Slayer [Eric Simon Payne]; Wonder Man; Beast]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Wong; Ian Fate; Matt Murdock [Daredevil]; Ira "Sunshine" Gross (death); Cory Payne; Luann Bloom; Sydney Rosenblum; Agent Hanson
Synopsis
Ian Fate, the man whose family Eric Payne had killed when he was a mob hitman, captures Eric's wife and sends her to a devil-filled dimension.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inking information added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Play the Bubble Yum Sweepstakes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [Evil Goblins] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Time for a New Image (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Daredevil's Longest Fight! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daredevil; Hostess / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Sirs: It is Independence Day and...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers James King, Paul Caballero, Ted Pyle, Darryl Banks, Francis Herman, Eric Swan, Bruce Canwell, and J. Goldfarb.

Second page also includes a Micronauts promotional advertisement.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Non-Team Faces A Fearful Fate in a Far-Flung Dimension--
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [Baseball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Yesterday Never Dies!
    The Defenders
  4. 3. Play the Bubble Yum Sweepstakes
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [Evil Goblins]
    Dungeons & Dragons
  6. 5. Time for a New Image
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. Daredevil's Longest Fight!
    Daredevil; Hostess
  8. 7. ["Dear Sirs: It is Independence Day and..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
This issue was modified by, among others
  • ge.org.e
  • David Banuelos
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Steven Tice