The Defenders #53 [British]
(November 1977)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Barcode
0714860215211
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #53 [Regular Edition].


The Power Principle! (Table of Contents)

The Defenders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]
Reprints

The Power Principle Part One The Prince and The Presence! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Defenders / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (pg 1); Keith Giffen (pp 2,3,10,11,15,17,18); Michael Golden [as Mike Golden] (pp 6,7,14,16)
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Phil Rachelson [as P. Rache]
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Defenders [Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Valkyrie]; Lord Vashti; Sergei; Clea; Lunatik (first appearance)
Synopsis
Defenders travel to Atlantis to determine the source of radiation that is killing the Atlanteans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Power Principle Part 1. Interior credits confirmed in the letters page to The Defenders #57.

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

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

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michael Biegel, Doug Milliken, Robert Abrams, Scott Gibson, Henry Kujawa, Ezekiel Castro

Clea, the Mystic Maiden! (Table of Contents: 3)

Clea / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Naomi Basner
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett
Inks
Tony Salmons
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clea; Nicodemus
Synopsis
Nicodemus disguises himself as a mugger to get the jump on Clea.
Reprints

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

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

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

Spider-Man in "Legal Eagle" (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Street Ball (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Power Principle!
    The Defenders
  2. 1. The Power Principle Part One The Prince and The Presence!
    The Defenders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Defenders Dialogue
  4. 3. Clea, the Mystic Maiden!
    Clea
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Spider-Man in "Legal Eagle"
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. Street Ball
    Spalding; Dr. J; Rick Barry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Robert Wood
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk