The Defenders #119 [Direct]
(May 1983)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-02-08
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

Marvel Super-heroes Battle Side by Side Against... Each Other! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed as Wilson)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed as Austin)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hellcat; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner]; Clea; Yandroth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

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

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

Ashes, Ashes...We All Fall Down! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steven Grant; J. M. DeMatteis (assist)
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Jack Abel; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
D. Hands (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Her name is Luann Bloom...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange (also in flashback); Valkyrie (also in flashback); Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hellcat (also in flashback); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (also in flashback); Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond] (also in flashback) ]; Clea; T.B. #6C [Luann Bloom]; Agent #334A-W [Elf]; Tribunal; Yandroth (also in flashback); Daimon Hellstrom (flashback); Mandrill (flashback); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (flashback); Yandroth (original, flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uncredited inking assistance by Mike Esposito. Info per Nick Caputo. Lettering credited to Diverse Hands may include Jim Novak and Janice Chiang.


Valkyrie in white suit. Defenders headquarters was in Nassau, Long Island. Story takes place between Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #68 and #69.

Behind the Candy Counter (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert A. McLure, Mr. Stephen Gawronski, Danny M. Davids, Mike Gallaher, and "Looney" Lou Terruse.

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

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 268,644. Single issue nearest to filing date: 263,732.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Marvel Super-heroes Battle Side by Side Against... Each Other!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Ashes, Ashes...We All Fall Down!
    The Defenders
  4. 3. Behind the Candy Counter
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Good morning, afternoon, or evening as the case may be!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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