The Order #1 (13)
(April 2002)

Marvel, 2002 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.25 USD; 3.65 CAD
Pages
36
Publisher's Age Guidelines
PG
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [connected to the UPC box]
Barcode
759606052509 00111
Editing
Tom Brevoort (Editor); Mark Sumerak (Assistant Editor); Jeff Youngquist (Assistant Editor); Joe Quesada (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue Notes

The story continues from Defenders #12 (Marvel, 2001), as well as the issue number count (faintly seen on the cover).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Order / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos Pacheco (signed)
Inks
Jesus Merino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Order [Dr. Strange; the Silver Surfer; The Hulk [Mr. Fixit]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner]

The Best Defense… (Table of Contents: 1)

The Order / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jo Duffy; Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Matt Haley
Inks
Dan Panosian
Colors
Gregory Wright; Tom Smith’s Color Arts
Letters
Randy Gentile

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Order [Dr. Strange; the Silver Surfer; The Hulk [Mr. Fixit]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner]; the Defenders [Valkyrie [Samantha Parrington]; Hellcat; Nighthawk]; Reginald and Malicia Parrington (Samantha's parents); Springthorpe (the Parringtons' butler); Papa Hagg; Gaea [Mother Earth] (flashback cameo)
Synopsis
The Order attacks several places on Earth, intending on bring world peace through force if necessary. The attacks include Murtakesh, the capital of Halwan, and a United States Naval Base in Norfolk, Virginia. The Defenders try to stop them but are easily defeated.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Order
  2. 1. The Best Defense…
    The Order
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