DEFENDERS

Giant-Size Defenders (1974-1975)

Series was supposed to have been called "Giant Size Super-Teams".

11974/07CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front coverGil Kane?
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Ti:The way they were! / The once and again dooms9 (3-1-1-4)
Cr:W-Tony Isabella   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-David Hunt   C-Petra Goldberg, James Starlin   Ed-Roy Thomas
Rm:Framing story for the reprints, single pages between reprints
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:Banished to outer space11
Cr:W-Stan Lee   P/L-Jack Kirby   I/F-Richard Ayers   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]
Rp:Reprint from Incredible Hulk (I) #3, Reprinted in ...
W#:V-869
Ti:Bird of prey!4
Cr:W-Bill Everett   P/L-Bill Everett   I/F-Bill Everett   L-Bill Everett   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Sub-Mariner (Namor MacKenzie)
Rp:Reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics #41, Reprinted in ...
Ti:To catch a magician!10
Cr:W-Dennis O'Neil   P/L-Stephen J. Ditko   I/F-Stephen J. Ditko   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]   Ed-Stan Lee
Ch:Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange)
Rp:Reprint from Strange Tales (I) #145, Reprinted in ...
Ti:The peerless power of the Silver Surfer12
Cr:W-Jack Kirby, Stan Lee   P/L-Jack Kirby   I/F-Frank Giacoia   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd)
Rp:Reprint from Fantastic Four Annual (I) #5, Reprinted in ...
Feature(s)

TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
TextGood evening! This is the Eleventh-Hour Bullpen! (Editorial)Roy Thomas?
Pin-up/PosterThe Dynamic Defenders! (Valkyrie, Silver Surfer, Sub-Mariner, Hulk, Dr. Strange)?2
21974/10CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front coverGil Kane
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1
Ti:H... as in Hulk... Hell... and Holocaust! / Satanspawn! / Soulgame!30 (12-9-9)
Cr:W-Len Wein   P/L-Gil Kane   I/F-Klaus Janson   L-David Hunt   C-Glynis Oliver-Wein   Ed-Roy Thomas
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:??
Cr:W-Bill Everett   P/L-Bill Everett
Ch:Sub-Mariner (Namor MacKenzie)
Rp:Reprint from Young Men #25
Ti:??
Cr:?
Rm:Reprint from The Black Knight (I) #4; (Partial)
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:Beyond the purple veil!8
Cr:W-Stan Lee   P/L-Stephen J. Ditko   I/F-Stephen J. Ditko   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange)
Rp:Reprint from Strange Tales (I) #119
31975/01CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front coverSal Buscema, Bullpen, Joe Sinnott
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1
Ti:Games godlings play!32 (9-6-6-11)
Cr:W-Stephen Ross Gerber, James Starlin, Len Wein   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Dan Adkins, James Mooney, Don Newton   L-Charlotte Jetter   C-Glynis Oliver-Wein   Ed-Roy Thomas
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:The world destroyers?
Cr:W-Bill Everett   P/L-Bill Everett   I/F-Bill Everett   L-Bill Everett   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Sub-Mariner (Namor MacKenzie)
Rp:Reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics #38
Ti:The house of shadows!9
Cr:W-Stan Lee   P/L-Stephen J. Ditko   I/F-Stephen J. Ditko   L-Samuel Rosen   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange)
Rp:Reprint from Strange Tales (I) #120
W#:X-650
41975/04CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front coverGil Kane?
Marvel Preview
1
Ti:Too cold a night for dying! / Flight of the Yellowjacket! / Hearts in darkness!30 (10-12-8)
Cr:W-Stephen Ross Gerber   P/L-Don Heck   I/F-Vincent Colletta   L-David Hunt   C-Petra Goldberg   Ed-Len Wein
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:??
Cr:W-Bill Everett   P/L-Bill Everett   I/F-Bill Everett
Rm:Reprint from Human Torch Comics #4
Ch:Sub-Mariner (Namor MacKenzie)
Ti:Witchcraft in the wax museum!9
Cr:W-Stan Lee   P/L-Stephen J. Ditko   I/F-Stephen J. Ditko   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]
Ch:Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange)
Rp:Reprint from Strange Tales (I) #121
W#:X-665
51975/07CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front cover?
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1
Ti:Eelar moves in mysterious ways!32
Cr:W-Christopher Claremont, Gerald F. Conway, Scott Edelman, Stephen Ross Gerber, Roger Slifer, Len Wein   P/L-Don Heck   I/F-Michael Esposito, David Hunt   L-David Hunt   C-George Roussos   Ed-Len Wein
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Ti:Quoth the Nighthawk, "Nevermore!"?
Cr:W-Roy Thomas   P/L-Gene Colan   I/F-Syd Shores   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]   Ed-Stan Lee
Rp:Reprint from Daredevil (I) #62, Reprinted in ...
W#:113

The Defenders Annual (1976)

11976CCA Marvel Unlimited$0.50
Front coverEdward Hannigan
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1
Ti:World gone sane?: 50 million Bozeaux can't be wrong! / 1 little 2 little, 500 million little Indians! / Jack Norriss, secret agent! / All the president's menaces!35 (6-6-6-5-12)
Cr:W-Stephen Ross Gerber   P/L-Sal Buscema   I/F-Klaus Janson   L-John Costanza   C-Don Warfield   Ed-Archie Goodwin
Rp:Reprinted in ...
W#:JV404

Day of the Defenders (2001)

UPC:7-59606-05091-8

12001/03 $3.50
Front coverErik Larsen
UPC: 7-59606-05091-8-00111
1
Ti:The monarch and the mystic!20
Cr:W-Roy Thomas   P/L-Marie Severin   I/F-Johnny T. Craig   L-Art Simek   C-Marie Severin   Ed-Stan Lee
Rp:Reprint from Sub-Mariner (I) #22
Ti:...Where stalks the Night-Crawler!20
Cr:W-Roy Thomas   P/L-Herb Trimpe   I/F-Herb Trimpe   L-Art Simek   C-[N.G.]   Ed-Stan Lee
Rp:Reprint from The Incredible Hulk (II) #126
W#:118
Ti:The day of the Defenders!19
Cr:W-Roy Thomas   P/L-Ross Andru   I/F-Bill Everett   L-Samuel Rosen   C-[N.G.]   Ed-Stan Lee
Ch:Defenders (I)
Rp:Reprint from Marvel Feature (I) #1

Defenders (II) (2001-2002)

UPC:7-59606-05063-5

12001/03CCA$2.99
Front coverErik Larsen, Klaus Janson, Liquid!
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00111
1
Ti:Once more, the end of the world...38
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Klaus Janson   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada
22001/04CCA$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Liquid!
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00211
1
Variant cover(s)

TypeRemarksCreditsPagesPrice
Variant coverUPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00221Arthur Adams, Gregory Wright1?
Ti:The curse22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Dick Giordano, Klaus Janson   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada
Rm:Correction of credits in Defenders (II) #3 (D.Giordano added)
32001/05CCA$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Klaus Janson, Liquid!
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00311
1
Ti:The armies of the slain22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Klaus Janson   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Special Thanks-Eric Stephenson
42001/06CCA$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Klaus Janson, Liquid!
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00411
1
Ti:Ride of the Valkyrie22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Ronald Frenz   I/F-Scott Hanna   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
52001/07CCA$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Klaus Janson
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00511
1
Ti:Headhunt22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Sal Buscema   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
62001/08CCA$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen?, Klaus Janson?
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00611
1
Ti:Rumble in the sky22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Alan Gordon   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
72001/09Not Rated$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Klaus Janson, Gregory Wright
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00711
1
Ti:Fire above, thunder below22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Sal Buscema   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
82001/10Not Rated$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Al Babe
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00811
1
Ti:Day of the great ones22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson   P/L-Ronald Frenz   I/F-Al Vey   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
92001/11PG$2.25
Front coverRonald Frenz, Erik Larsen, Gregory Wright
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-00911
1
Ti:While you were out...!22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson   P/L-Ronald Frenz   I/F-Scott Hanna   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
102001/12PG$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen, Gregory Wright
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-01011
1
Ti:Head to head22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Eric Stephenson   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Sal Buscema   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak, Jeff Youngquist   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
112002/01PG$2.25
Front coverErik Larsen
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-01111
1
Ti:Vengeance!22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Sal Buscema   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak, Jeff Youngquist   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
122002/02PG$3.50
Front coverErik Larsen
UPC: 7-59606-05063-5-01211
1
Ti:'Nuff Said: Silent but deadly22
Cr:W-Erik Larsen   P/L-Erik Larsen   I/F-Erik Larsen   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak, Jeff Youngquist   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
Ti:Fooling with Mother Nature16
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Ivan Reis   I/F-Randy Emberlin   L-Christopher Eliopoulos   C-Tom Smith
Feature(s)

TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
Text'Nuff Said: We dared them. (Partial script of issue.)??

Defenders story continues in The Order (I) #1.

Legacy Numbering continues in The Order (I) #1.

The Order (I) (2002)

Defenders story continued from Defenders (II) #12.

Legacy Numbering continued from Defenders (II) #12.

1 [13]2002/04PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
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Ti:The best defense...23
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Matt Haley   I/F-Daniel Panosian   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak, Jeff Youngquist   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
2 [14]2002/05PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
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1
Ti:It's our world22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Chris Batista   I/F-Daniel Panosian   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
Tr:Translations
3 [15]2002/06PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
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1
Ti:Ultimatum: Avengers!22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Matt Haley, Luke Ross   I/F-Daniel Panosian   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
4 [16]2002/07PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
Marvel Preview
1
Ti:Norrin's rib22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Dan Jurgens   I/F-Bob Layton   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
Feature(s)

TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
PreviewCall of Duty: The Brotherhood 2/3, Preview of The Call of Duty: The Brotherhood #1 (partially: pgs. 9,10,11 completely, pgs.12,13 and 14,15 condensed to one page, resp.)Chuck Austen, David Finch, Arthur Edward Thibert, Christopher Eliopoulos, Avalon Studios, Matt Milla5
5 [17]2002/08PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
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1
Ti:Blinded by science22
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Ivan Reis   I/F-Jose Pimentel   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith, Gregory Wright   AsiEd-Andy Schmidt, Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas
6 [18]2002/09PG Marvel Unlimited$2.25
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Jesús Merino
Marvel Preview
1
Ti:Out of Order23
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek, Mary Jo Duffy   P/L-Matt Haley   I/F-Daniel Panosian   L-Randy Gentile   C-Color Arts, Tom Smith   AsiEd-Andy Schmidt, Marc Sumerak   Ed-Tom Brevoort   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pres-Bill Jemas

Defenders (III) (2005-2006)

UPC:7-59606-05525-8

12005/09T+ Marvel Unlimited$2.99
Front coverKevin Maguire
UPC: 7-59606-05525-8-00111 / Marvel Preview
1
Ti:Almost a good idea...22
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   AsiEd-Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Tr:Translations
Feature(s)

TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
Pin-up/PosterCover art of Defenders (III) #1Kevin Maguire1
22005/10T+ Marvel Unlimited$2.99
Front coverKevin Maguire
UPC: 7-59606-05525-8-00211 / Marvel Preview
1
Ti:Disaster!22
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprinted in ...
32005/11T+ Marvel Unlimited$2.99
Front coverKevin Maguire
UPC: 7-59606-05525-8-00311 / Marvel Preview
1
Ti:The end of the world as we know it!22
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   AsiEd-Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprinted in ...
Feature(s)

TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
PreviewCreatures on the loose!, Preview of Nick Fury's Howling Commandos #1Keith Giffen, Eduardo Francisco, Kris Justice, David Lanphear, ArtMonkey Studios, SotoColor, J. Tai4
42005/12T+ Marvel Unlimited$2.99
Front coverKevin Maguire
UPC: 7-59606-05525-8-00411 / Marvel Preview
1
Ti:It's Dormammu's world -- you're just living in it!22
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprinted in ...
52006/01A Marvel Unlimited$2.99
Front coverKevin Maguire
UPC: 7-59606-05525-8-00511 / Marvel Preview
1
Ti:The enemy of my enemy isn't exactly my friend (but she'll do in a pinch)!22
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprinted in ...

Defenders Premiere (HC): Indefensible (2006)

12006/06T+$19.99
Front coverKevin Maguire1
Ti:Almost a good idea...?
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   AsiEd-Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprint from Defenders (III) #1
Tr:Translations
Ti:Disaster!?
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprint from Defenders (III) #2
Ti:The end of the world as we know it!?
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   AsiEd-Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprint from Defenders (III) #3
Ti:It's Dormammu's world -- you're just living in it!?
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprint from Defenders (III) #4
Ti:The enemy of my enemy isn't exactly my friend (but she'll do in a pinch)!?
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis, Keith Giffen   P/L-Kevin Maguire   I/F-Kevin Maguire   L-David Sharpe   C-Christopher Sotomayor   Ed-Andy Schmidt   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Pub-Dan Buckley
Rp:Reprint from Defenders (III) #5

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