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Giant-Size Defenders (1974) - #1
"The Way They Were!"
Marvel


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  Editor(s):
Roy Thomas

Cover Artist(s):
Gil Kane
 

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Cover Date: July 1974
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Synopsis:
This story is 9 new pages of art around reprint pages from Incredible Hulk #3, Sub-Mariner Comics #41, Strange Tales #145, Fantastic Four Annual #5.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Essential Defenders (2005) TPB vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders (2008) HC vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders (2008) HC vol. 02 (Direct Market Edition)

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Writer(s):
Tony Isabella

Penciller(s):
Jim Starlin

Inker(s):
Allen 'Al' Milgrom

Colorist(s):
Petra Goldberg
Jim Starlin

Letterer(s):
David 'Dave' Hunt

Editor(s):
Roy Thomas

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An image for Clea exists Clea
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An image for Namor the Sub-Mariner (Marvel) exists Namor the Sub-Mariner (Marvel)
An image for Valkyrie (Marvel)(02 - Brunnhilde/Barbara Norris) exists Valkyrie (Marvel)(02 - Brunnhilde/Barbara Norris)
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Writer(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Jack 'King' Kirby

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Richard 'Dick' Ayers

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Art 'Artie' Simek

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Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Reprints Chapter 1 of the Incredible Hulk (1962) #3.

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Bill Everett

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Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Reprinted from Sub-Mariner Comics #41.

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Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Steve Ditko

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Reprinted from Strange Tales #145.

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Writer(s):
Jack 'King' Kirby
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Jack 'King' Kirby

Inker(s):
Frank Giacoia

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Art 'Artie' Simek

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Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Reprinted from Fantastic Four Annual #5.

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