The Defenders #125 [Direct]
(November 1983)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-07-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Carl Potts (editor); Ann Nocenti (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Double-Sized Issue. On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #29, with newsstand on-sale date of 1983-08-16.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Potts (signed as CP)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed as BS)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Valkyrie [Brunnhilda]; Gargoyle; Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman; Moondragon]; Aragorn
Reprints

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

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

Hello, I Must Be Going. (Or...Mad Dogs and Elvishmen!) (Table of Contents: 2)

The Defenders / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Dr. Strange (also in flashback); Valkyrie [Brunnhilda]; Gargoyle; Daimon Hellstrom; Hellcat (also in flashback); Beast; Namor, the Sub-Mariner (also in flashback); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (also in flashback); Silver Surfer (also in flashback); Iceman; Angel [Warren Worthington III] (also in flashback); Moondragon (also in flashback)]; Elf; Odin (flashback); The Tribunal; Mad-Dog [Buzz Baxter (also in flashback)]; Secret Empire; Mutant Force [Shocker; Lifter; Slither; Burner]; Dolly Donahue; Sassafras; Avengers [Thor [Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]] (flashback); Drax (flashback); Ch'kri (flashback); Ch'kra (flashback); Storm (cameo flashback); Callisto (cameo flashback); Barry; Beatrice; Joshua Walker; Elf
Synopsis
Patsy Walker and Daimon Hellstrom get married.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"The New Defenders" on cover. Elf refers to George Lucas film reject, and later to "Return of the Jedi". Planet Mikkaz home of the Kamado.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis; Don Perlin; Kim DeMulder; Carl Potts; Ann Nocenti
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to issue #1 of The New Defenders...
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue, just an explanation on the new direction the book is going in.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Hello, I Must Be Going. (Or...Mad Dogs and Elvishmen!)
    The Defenders
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  5. 4. ["Welcome to issue #1 of The New Defenders..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
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