The Defenders #50 [35¢]
(August 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
0714860215208
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

War Against the Zodiac! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]]; Zodiac [Aries; Leo; Scorpio [Jacob Fury]; Aquarius; Taurus]
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Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed in The Comic Reader 143, May 1977.

Scorpio Must Die! Who Remembers Scorpio? Part Three (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft [as David Kraft]
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen; Mike Royer (art assist); John Tartaglione (art assist); Dave Cockrum (art assist)
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Valkyrie; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]]; Nick Fury L.M.D.; Zodiac [Scorpio [Jacob Fury]; Leo; Sagittarius; Aquarius; Taurus; Gemini; Cancer; Aries; Libra; Pisces; Capricorn; Virgo]; Jack Norriss
Synopsis
Scorpio kills himself after his Zodiac is defeated by the Defenders.
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Indexer Notes

"Art assist" credits appear on page 31.

The Defenders' Long Island Hang-Out (Table of Contents: 2)

The Defenders / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft ?
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
?
Colors
John Costanza
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Howard the Duck; Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Silver Surfer; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Valkyrie; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Red Guardian [Tania Belinsky]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Aragorn
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Indexer Notes

Page of The Defenders' Long Island Hang-Out with cameo head of all previous Defenders.

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); ?
Letters
typeset

Spider-Man and Madam Web! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Street Ball (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. War Against the Zodiac!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. Scorpio Must Die! Who Remembers Scorpio? Part Three
    The Defenders
  3. 2. The Defenders' Long Island Hang-Out
    The Defenders
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Spider-Man and Madam Web!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. Street Ball
    Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk