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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 #51
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Defenders, The #51

September 1977
"A Round With The Ringer!"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #52
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Defenders, The #52

October 1977
"Defender Of The Realm"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #53
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Defenders, The #53

November 1977
"The Power Principle, Part 1: The Prince And The Presence!"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #54
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Defenders, The #54

December 1977
"A Study In Survival"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #55
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Defenders, The #55

January 1978
"Emotion, Ego... and Empty Expectations"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #56
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Defenders, The #56

February 1978
"Val's New York Adventure"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #57
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Defenders, The #57

March 1978
"And Along Came... Ms. Marvel"
Script: Gerry Conway
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Defenders, The #58
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Defenders, The #58

April 1978
"Agents of Fortune"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #59
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Defenders, The #59

May 1978
"Tyranny and Mutation"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #60
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Defenders, The #60

June 1978
"The Revenge of Vera Gemini"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #61
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Defenders, The #61

July 1978
"Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Lunatik"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #62
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Defenders, The #62

August 1978
"Membership Madness"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #63
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Defenders, The #63

September 1978
"Deadlier by the Dozen"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #64
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Defenders, The #64

October 1978
"D-Day"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #65
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Defenders, The #65

November 1978
"Of Ambitions and Giant Amoebas"
Script: David Kraft
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Defenders, The #66
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Defenders, The #66

December 1978
"War of the Dead"
Script: David Kraft
The Valkyrie speaks with Heimdall as she rides the Rainbow bridge to Asgard. Odin reads some scrolls, and the Valkyrie speaks with the Norns/Fates (revealed in Thor I#197 to be the same beings). Later, the Valkyrie travels to Valhalla, where she meets Tyr and his sea reavers and Harokin. [...]
Defenders, The #67
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Defenders, The #67

January 1979
"We, The Unliving..."
Script: David Kraft
In the woods of Oregon, the Hulk faces some soldiers. Suddenly, while mid-way leaping in the air, his heart suddenly stops beating. He lands in a ravine. In Valhalla, the warrior Harokin watches as the would-be death god Ollerus (who seeks to replace Hela) moves his magical mountain around. [...]
Defenders, The #68
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Defenders, The #68

February 1979
"Valhalla Can Wait"
Script: David Kraft
In Valhalla, the warrior Harokin confers with Hela as the battle with Ollerus is about to begin. Valkyrie goes off to Ollerus' mountain as the Hulk, serving in Ollerus' army, battles Harokin's soldiers. In Asgard, Hela confers with Odin. [...]
Defenders, The #69
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Defenders, The #69

March 1979
"The Anything Man"
Script: Mary Jo Duffy
Doctor Strange and Nighthawk go to Maine to investigate the falling of Strange's "Mystic Shields" that concealed the remains of the Omegatron (The Defenders destroyed it in issue #5.) They find that the machine has just been dormant all this time. [...]
Defenders, The #70
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Defenders, The #70

April 1979
"Catch a Falling Lunatik"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #71
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Defenders, The #71

May 1979
"Stranger and Stranger in a Strange Lan"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #72
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Defenders, The #72

June 1979
"Up From The Sky"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #73
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Defenders, The #73

July 1979
"Of Wizards, Shadows and Kings"
Script: Ed Hannigan
On the other side of a tunnel world, the Defenders, with a captured Lunatik, seek refuge in the city-fortress of the master magician Xhoohx, from an unrelenting evil dubbed by Doc Strange as "The Unnameable". [...]
Defenders, The #74
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Defenders, The #74

August 1979
"Fools Rush In"
Script: Ed Hannigan
The Foolkiller seeking to "purge the world of human trash" (in other words, Professor Turk a.k.a. The Lunatic) runs into his students Ledge and Bill, who after hearing the Foolkiller's quest to become a hero, tell him to try joining the Defenders, who captured Lunatic. [...]
Defenders, The #75
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Defenders, The #75

September 1979
"Poetic Justice"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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