The Defenders #109 [Direct]
(July 1982)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP
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); Ann Nocenti (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Valkyrie's Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Valkyrie; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Enchantress [Amora]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Scottie

Indexer Notes

Comic ad for Cracker Jack snacks, on inside front cover.

Vengeance! Cries the Valkyrie! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald; J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Don Perlin (layouts); Joe Sinnott (finishes)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; The Defenders [Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Valkyrie; Hellstorm [Daimon Hellstrom]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Gargoyle [Isaac Christians]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Karnilla Queen of the Norns; Enchantress [Amora]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Valkyrie in white outfit.

[The Woods of Oakthorn] (Table of Contents: 3)

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Willingham
Inks
Bill Willingham
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Grimslade; Indel; Oakthorn; Saren; Valerius

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game from TSR Hobbies, Inc.. Continued between [Grindal the Mentor] and [The Black Swamp of Lobella].

[It's that time again...] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jim Shooter (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The Hype Box; The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear J. M. and Co., It's hard to believe...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Lenny Cooper, Thomas Long, and Craig Pierato.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Valkyrie's Vengeance!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [Baseball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Vengeance! Cries the Valkyrie!
    The Defenders
  4. 3. [The Woods of Oakthorn]
    A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
  5. 4. [It's that time again...]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["Dear J. M. and Co., It's hard to believe..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
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