The Defenders #135 [Direct]
(September 1984)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-05-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Carl Potts (editor); Jim Massara (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Cover title is The New Defenders. On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #48, with newsstand on-sale date of 1984-06-12.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed as Bill Sienkiewicz)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed as Bill Sienkiewicz)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Beast; Iceman]; Blowtorch Brand
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated "1984".

The Fire at Heaven's Gate! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His route into town goes right throught the trio of nature's pillars...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Beast; Valkyrie [Brunnhilda]; Iceman; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Moondragon; Cloud; Gargoyle]; Candy Southern; Manslaughter; Blowtorch Brand; Sheriff Garvin Macken (death); Britt; Mex; Dolly Donahue; Sassafras; Bill; Raul; Rosita; Estrella
Synopsis
The Defenders battle an mutant arsonist hired to kill them.
Reprints

Free! Spider-Man Comic Book (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Nabisco; Spider-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Four More Triumphs from Marvel! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

X-Men; Spider-Man; West Coast Avengers; Power Pack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Worth Noting...] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Michael Eury, Troy Lacey, Donavon R. Ice Jr., Ronnie Olmos, and Cecil Widale.

Bonus Certificate From Marvel ! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Defenders
  2. 1. The Fire at Heaven's Gate!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. Free! Spider-Man Comic Book
    Nabisco; Spider-Man
  4. 3. Four More Triumphs from Marvel!
    X-Men; Spider-Man; West Coast Avengers; Power Pack
  5. 4. [Worth Noting...]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  7. 6. Bonus Certificate From Marvel !
    Marvel Subscriptions
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