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Comic Book: Defenders, The (1972 series)

What This Book is About:
First volume from the team that is not a team. Original members were Doctor Strange, Namor the Sub-Mariner and the Incredible Hulk, with the addition of the Silver Surfer soon after. Yet many other super heroes were in and out of this team.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Aug 1972 to Feb 1986
1972
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

(Stephen Strange)
Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
Thor
Thor

(Odinson)
Hellcat
Hellcat

(Patsy Walker)
Silver Surfer
Silver Surfer

(Norrin Radd)
Son of Satan
Son of Satan

(Daimon Hellstrom)
Plus: Hildegarde (Hildegarde), Defenders.
Defenders, The #1
Defenders, The #1

(Aug 1972)

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Defenders, The #26
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Defenders, The #26

August 1975
"Savage Time!"
Script: Steve Gerber
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Defenders, The #27
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Defenders, The #27

September 1975
"Three Worlds To Conquer!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #28
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Defenders, The #28

October 1975
"My Mother, The Badoon!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #29
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Defenders, The #29

November 1975
"Let My Planet Go!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #30
3 stars

Defenders, The #30

December 1975
"Gold Diggers Of Fear!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Nighthawk has been kidnapped by Tapping Tommy, a lunatic theater performer, who sends a rescue note to Doctor Strange with some low-payed goones. The wizard gets the message and while Wong takes care of the visitors, Valkyrie and the Hulk are contacted for help. [...]
Defenders, The #31
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Defenders, The #31

January 1976
"Nighthawk's Brain!"
Script: Steve Gerber
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Defenders, The #32
5 stars

Defenders, The #32

February 1976
"Musical Minds!"
Script: Steve Gerber
To expel who's possessing Nighthawk's body, Son of Satan tries exorcism, Doctor Strange magic spells. But both techniques don't work. So Stephen uses his Eye of Agamotto to view the one behind all this. [...]
Defenders, The #33
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Defenders, The #33

March 1976
"Webbed Hands, Warm Heart!"
Script: Steve Gerber
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Defenders, The #34
3 stars

Defenders, The #34

April 1976
"I Think We'Re All Bozos In This Book!"
Script: Steve Gerber
Nebulon, The Celestial Man, explains how he met the Ludberdites to Nighthawk, apparently unaware that Nighthawk's body is inhabited by the mind of Jack Norris. [...]
Defenders, The #35
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Defenders, The #35

May 1976
"Bring Back My Body To Me, To Me...!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #36
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Defenders, The #36

June 1976
"A Garden Of Earthly Demise!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #37
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Defenders, The #37

July 1976
"Evil In Bloom!"
Script: Steve Gerber
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Defenders, The #38
3 stars

Defenders, The #38

August 1976
"Exile To Oblivion!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #39
3 stars

Defenders, The #39

September 1976
"Riot In Cellblock 12!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #40
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Defenders, The #40

October 1976
"Love, Anarchy And, Oh Yes... The Assasin!"
Script: Steve Gerber
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Defenders, The #41
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Defenders, The #41

November 1976
"Intruder In The Sand!"
Script: Steve Gerber
[...]
Defenders, The #42
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Defenders, The #42

December 1976
"And In This Corner: The New Emissaries Of Evil!"
Script: Gerry Conway
[...]
Defenders, The #43
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Defenders, The #43

January 1977
"This World Is Mine!"
Script: Gerry Conway
[...]
Defenders, The #44
3 stars

Defenders, The #44

February 1977
"Rage Of The Rajah!"
Script: Roger Slifer
Hulk breaks in the Sanctum Santorum looking for Doctor Strange. Power Man and Nighthawk try calming him down with violence. But it's Valkyrie and her subtle way who persuades Jade Jaws to cool down. The Asgardian girl tells Hulk that Strange should be back soon. [...]
Defenders, The #45
3 stars

Defenders, The #45

March 1977
"We Must Free The Defenders"
Script: David Kraft
[...]
Defenders, The #46
0 stars

Defenders, The #46

April 1977
"Who Remembers Scorpio? (Prelude)"
Script: Roger Slifer
[...]
Defenders, The #47
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Defenders, The #47

May 1977
"Night Moves!"
Script: John Warner
[...]
Defenders, The #48
2 stars

Defenders, The #48

June 1977
"Who Remembers Scorpio? Part 1: Sinister Savior!"
Script: David Kraft
The embittered Scorpio, feeling his 52 years, has spent the last 7 years building the "Zodiac Chamber" with his brother Nick Fury. This chamber will be the "Salvation of the World". But to keep this project going, he needs more money. [...]
Defenders, The #49
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Defenders, The #49

July 1977
"Who Remembers Scorpio? Part 2: Rampage"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #50
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Defenders, The #50

August 1977
"Who Remembers Scorpio? Part 3: Scorpio Must Die!"
Script: David Kraft
[...]