The Defenders #106 [Direct]
(April 1982)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-01-19
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); Ann Nocenti (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #8.
This issue has variants:

The War to End All Wars! (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
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hellcat; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Beast]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]
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)

The War to End All Wars! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Don Perlin (credited as Perlin) (breakdowns); Sal Trapani (credited as Trapani) (finished art); Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom) (finished art); Jack Abel (credited as Abel) (finished art); Rick Magyar (credited as Magyar) (finished art)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited as Milgrom) (page 1); Rick Magyar (credited as Magyar) (page 2?); Sal Trapani (credited as Trapani) (pages 3, 5-20, 22); Jack Abel (credited as Abel) (pages 4, 21)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Shelly Leferman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yarrghh!!
Feature Logo
The Dynamic Defenders!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie (also in flashback); Hellcat (also in flashback); Son of Satan; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians] (also in flashback); Beast (also in flashback); Daredevil [Matt Murdock (also in flashback)]]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond] (also in flashback); Wong; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Vera Cantor; August Masters; Luann Bloom (flashback, cameo); Sydney Rosenblum (flashback, cameo); Falcon (flashback, cameo); Cyclops (flashback, cameo); Mindy Williams; Phillip Le Guin; Ursula Richards; Hecate; Amon; Set; Brodsky; Brozowski
Synopsis
Dr. Strange, Damion Hellstrom, Beast and Daredevil rush to Colorado to rescue the rest of the Defenders and Captain America from August Masters and his plan to use psychics to attack Russia and ignite World War III.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flashback on page 6 shows Patsy Walker in costume, but she wasn't in issue 104. Art credits added 2005 by Steven Tice. Page numbers are actual story pages. Story continues from Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #268.

[Hello, It's me...] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Fury Unleashed! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Defenders Dialogue / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
? (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear J. M.: Defenders #102 struck...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mike Sopp, Carlos M. Fernandez, and Jacob Lasky.

U. S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685) (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Ed Shukin (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 284,952. Single issue nearest to filing date: 273,128.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The War to End All Wars!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [Baseball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The War to End All Wars!
    The Defenders
  4. 3. [Hello, It's me...]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Fury Unleashed!
    Captain America; Hostess
  6. 5. ["Dear J. M.: Defenders #102 struck..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  7. 6. U. S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685)
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Steve Coates
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko