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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 #76
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Defenders, The #76

October 1979
"Little Triggers"
Script: Steven Grant
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Defenders, The #77
3 stars

Defenders, The #77

November 1979
"Waiting For The End Of The World!"
Script: Steven Grant
In an attempt to obtain Omega's powers, Ruby held the hero's corpse. But suddenly the body vanished and a boy named James-Michael Starling appeared in its place. Ruby and her goon, Dibbuk, waited for the young man's answers. But Starling didn't know how he show up in Las Vegas! [...]
Defenders, The #78
3 stars

Defenders, The #78

December 1979
"The Return of the Original Defenders"
Script: Ed Hannigan
Dr. Strange summons the Hulk and Sub-Mariner to his home to enlist them in a mission to save Tunnelworld from the growing threat of the Unnameable, which could spread to our world if not stopped. Meanwhile, Moondragon gives Omega and James-Michael Starling and honorable burial in space. [...]
Defenders, The #79
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Defenders, The #79

January 1980
"Chains of Love"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #80
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Defenders, The #80

February 1980
"Once A Defender"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #81
3 stars

Defenders, The #81

March 1980
"War in Ogeon"
Script: Ed Hannigan
On Tunnelworld to stop the spread of the Unnameable's influence, the Defenders (Hulk, Dr. Strange, Sub-Mariner) have been guided by the escaped slave Aeroika to the outskirts of Ogeon, citadel of the evil Buzzard-King Ytitnedion. [...]
Defenders, The #82
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Defenders, The #82

April 1980
"Wizard-Death"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #83
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Defenders, The #83

May 1980
"End Of The Tunnel"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #84
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Defenders, The #84

June 1980
"Battle Royal"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #85
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Defenders, The #85

July 1980
"Like a Proud Black Panther"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #86
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Defenders, The #86

August 1980
"The Left Hand of Silence"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #87
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Defenders, The #87

September 1980
"Inquest"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #88
3 stars

Defenders, The #88

October 1980
"Lord of the Whales"
Script: Ed Hannigan
At Nighthawks Long Island factory Valkyrie hold the Defenders air-car aloft while workmen repair it from its recent ordeals. Hellcat flirts with one of the workers and nearly causes an accident but is saved by Nighthawk in his civilian attire. [...]
Defenders, The #89
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Defenders, The #89

November 1980
"A Death in the Family"
Script: Ed Hannigan
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Defenders, The #90
3 stars

Defenders, The #90

December 1980
"Mind Over Mandrill"
Script: Ed Hannigan
The Mandrill is preparing to leave Central America to return to New York City to gain revenge on his father and, by extension, all of humanity for ostracizing him for being different. [...]
Defenders, The #91
3 stars

Defenders, The #91

January 1981
"Defiance"
Script: Ed Hannigan
Hellcat, Hulk, Daredevil, and Nighthawk have returned to the courtroom that was the site of Kyle Richmond's arraignment hearing last issue. Following up on her promise, the still Mandrill-influenced judge orders Nighthawk into custody. [...]
Defenders, The #92
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Defenders, The #92

February 1981
"Eternity... Humanity... Oblivion!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #93
3 stars

Defenders, The #93

March 1981
"The Woman Behind the Man!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
After the events of the previous issue, Namor relaxes by playing with some dolphins, when he is summoned by Lady Dorma, his long dead love. Meanwhile the other Defenders are likewise relaxing at Dr. [...]
Defenders, The #94
3 stars

Defenders, The #94

April 1981
"Beware... The Six-Fingered Hand"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #95
3 stars

Defenders, The #95

May 1981
"The Vampire Strikes Back"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #96
3 stars

Defenders, The #96

June 1981
"The Rock and Roll Conspiracy"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #97
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Defenders, The #97

July 1981
"Slouching Toward Bethlehem"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #98
3 stars

Defenders, The #98

August 1981
"The Hand Closes"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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Defenders, The #99
5 stars

Defenders, The #99

September 1981
"The Final Conflict"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
The heroes are joined by Hulk, Namor, Silver Surfer and Clea, who show up in the hellish dimension trapped in life essence capsules. The host demon introduces himself as Maya and laughs at the Defenders since their situation seems to worse every second! [...]
Defenders, The #100
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Defenders, The #100

October 1981
"Hell on Earth"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
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