The Defenders #52 [35¢]
(October 1977)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 USD
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]
Barcode
0714860215210
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The Prince and the Power ! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie]
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Defender of the Realm! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Denise Wohl

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]]; Sergei; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Edwin Jarvis (cameo); Dollar Bill; Ledge; Professor Turk
Synopsis
Hulk and Namor battle when Hulk mistakes Namor's actions. Red Guardian is captured by Sergei.
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Indexer Notes

Valkyrie in white suit on cover, not in costume in story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft (replies)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the Mutant Guru & the Giffe, ...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Bryan Hollerbach, Tim Stoffregen, Henry Kujawa, Don Kornek Jr., and Vallard Eding.

Located between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

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

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Star-Lord
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Prince and the Power !
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Defender of the Realm!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. ["To the Mutant Guru & the Giffe, ..."]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk