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Valkyrie (Brunnhilde)

Valkyrie (Brunnhilde)
Real Name: Brunnhilde
Occupation: Goddess
Birth Place: Asgard
Identity: Public
Aliases: N/A
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Defenders, Valkyrior, Asgardians, Lady Liberators, Secret Avengers
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: Deity
First Appearance
Thor #133b (v1)
Gender: Female
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 475 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
Education: N/A
Universe: Earth-616
 
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 #133 (v1) [B Story]
517: Thor #133 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Valhalla "
In Tales of Asgard, the warriors witness a fallen foe's majestic journey into the hallowed hills of Valhalla.
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Cover Date : October 1966
Release Date: August 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #4 (v1)
1683: Defenders #4 (v1)
   
"The New Defender! "
Having rescued Barbara Norriss, now lost to madness, from the Nameless One, the Defenders find themselves back on earth again. Quickly divided by in-fighting, the group becomes ensnared in a conflict that involves the Executioner, the Enchantress and the Black Knight.
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Cover Date : February 1973
Release Date: November 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #5 (v1)
1684: Defenders #5 (v1)
   
"World Without End? "
Having been recently returned to the mortal plane, Valkyrie ponders her existence and her place. Dr. Strange sets her on a path that will lead to both conflict and self discovery.
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Cover Date : April 1973
Release Date: January 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #6 (v1)
1694: Defenders #6 (v1)
   
"The Dreams of Death! "
Remorseful over his previous dismissal of the Defenders, the Silver Surfer returns to find Strange's mansion under siege. Given the circumstances, the rest of the reluctant team welcomes him with open arms.
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Cover Date : June 1973
Release Date: March 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Defenders #7 (v1)
1761: Defenders #7 (v1)
   
"War Below the Waves! "
Val and Namor come across the conclusion of Hulk's scuffle with Hawkeye in time to intercede and win the archer over as a temporary ally of the Defenders. Quickly the team is called to action by a dire message from Atlantis.
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Cover Date : August 1973
Release Date: May 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #8 (v1) [A Story]
1762: Defenders #8 (v1) [A Story]
   
"... If Atlantis Should Fall! "
With Val, Namor and Hawkeye under the control of the Red Ghost, it falls to the remaining Defenders to save them and stop Attuma. Thankfully, Dr. Strange has returned from his own tribulations in time to organize the rescue.
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Cover Date : September 1973
Release Date: June 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #8 (v1) [B Story]
1765: Defenders #8 (v1) [B Story]
Avengers vs. Defenders (2 of 8)
   
"The Avengers VS The Defenders Chapter 1: Deception!! "
Doctor Strange attempts to contact the Black Knight, unaware that he is being manipulated by one of his enemies.
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Cover Date : September 1973
Release Date: June 1973
Universe:  Earth-616   Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Defenders #116 (v1)
1766: Avengers #116 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (3 of 8)
   
"The Avengers VS The Defenders Chapter 2: Betrayal! / Chapter 3: Silver Surfer VS The Vision and the Scarlet Witch "
The plots set forth by Loki and the dread Dormammu have begun and the Defenders have set out to recover the Evil Eye, the Avengers to stop them. The battle's first blows are between the Vision and the Silver Surfer.
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Cover Date : October 1973
Release Date: July 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Avengers #9 (v1)
1767: Defenders #9 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (4 of 8)
   
"The Avengers VS The Defenders Chapter 4: Divide... and Conquer / Chapter 5: The Invincible Iron Man VS Hawkeye The Archer "
The battle continues when Hawkeye and Iron Man renew their rivalry of old. Meanwhile, Dr. Strange must contend with the Black Panther and the enigmatic Mantis if he and the Defenders are to recover the Evil Eye.
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Cover Date : October 1973
Release Date: July 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #117 (v1)
1768: Avengers #117 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (5 of 8)
   
"Holocaust / The Avengers VS The Defenders Chapter 7: Swordsman VS Valkyrie / Chapter 8: Captain Amer "
The record stands at Defenders 3, Avangers 0, but will Cap and the Swordsman be able to reverse that trend or will the Defenders continue to widen the gap? Meanwhile can Dormammu and Loki keep their alliance together long enough for their plots to play out?
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Cover Date : November 1973
Release Date: August 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #10 (v1)
1769: Defenders #10 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (6 of 8)
   
"The Avengers VS The Defenders Chapter 9: Breakthrough! The Incredible Hulk VS The Mighty Thor "
A clash of titans is at hand when Thor and the Hulk square off over the final piece of the Evil Eye. Meanwhile, the other members of each group have started to piece together the conspiracy that has embroiled them.
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Cover Date : November 1973
Release Date: August 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #118 (v1)
1770: Avengers #118 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (7 of 8)
   
"To the Death! "
This is it, the fateful climax of the great struggle that has raged between these two powerful units. They can only hope that their combined might is enough to unseat Dormammu.
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Cover Date : December 1973
Release Date: September 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #11 (v1)
1771: Defenders #11 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (8 of 8)
   
"A Dark and Stormy Knight "
With Dormammu defeated, the Avengers depart leaving the Defenders to their original task of saving the Black Knight; a quest that will span both time and space.
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Cover Date : December 1973
Release Date: September 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Defenders #12 (v1)
1867: Defenders #12 (v1)
   
"The Titan Strikes Back! "
When Hulk unwittingly stumbles across his old foe Xemnu, he has but a moment to call for Dr. Strange before being overwhelmed. Meanwhile, Vlakyrie prepares to make a big decision.
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Cover Date : February 1974
Release Date: November 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #1
1868: Giant-Size Defenders #1
   
"The Way They Were! "
Returning from their battle with Xemnu, Valkyrie continues to ponder her place with the Defenders. With help from a spell cast by Clea she takes a glimpse into the past of each of her companions.
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tony Isabella
Art: Jim Starlin
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Defenders #13 (v1)
1907: Defenders #13 (v1)
   
"For Sale: One Planet -- Slightly Used! "
When the Defenders are visited by Nighthawk, an erstwhile member of the Squadron Supreme, he relates to them a plan so sinister they must spring to action at once.
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Cover Date : May 1974
Release Date: February 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #14 (v1)
1908: Defenders #14 (v1)
   
"And Who Shall Inherit the Earth? "
Nighthawk and the Defenders have been captured by Nebulon and the Squadron Sinister and must watch helplessly as their evil plan unfurls. Our heroes must join forces with their new ally if they are to have any hope of saving Earth.
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #15 (v1)
2051: Defenders #15 (v1)
   
"Panic Beneath the Earth! "
With Nighthawk, the newest Defender sworn in, Valkyrie makes a fateful announcement. However, before their discussion can run its course Dr. Strange receives a call for help from a most surprising source.
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Cover Date : September 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Defenders #16 (v1)
2052: Defenders #16 (v1)
   
"Alpha, The Ultimate Mutant! "
Alpha the Ultimate Mutant has been born and the Defenders can but quake in his presence. However, if Magneto and his Brotherhood of Mutants are to be stopped, Dr. Strange and his crew must find a way to overcome this awesome menace.
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: July 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #2
2079: Giant-Size Defenders #2
   
"H...As in Hulk... Hell... And Holocaust! "
When the Hulk falls prey to uncommon treachery the Defenders must turn to an outsider for assistance. But can even this stranger help them in a battle for their very souls?
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: July 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Defenders #17 (v1)
2203: Defenders #17 (v1)
   
"Power Play! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #18 (v1)
2205: Defenders #18 (v1)
   
"Rampage! "
The remaining Defenders and Luke Cage fight the Wrecking Crew while Valykrie's search for Barbara takes her to Vermont.
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Cover Date : December 1974
Release Date: September 1974
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #7
2208: Marvel Two-in-One #7
   
"Name That Doom! "
Doctor Strange and The Thing try to track down the stolen harmonica and the missing homeless man who is still under the harmonica's effects. But nothing can be resolved until that man's destiny is fulfilled and that involves Valkyrie. Also, everybody dies.
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Cover Date : January 1975
Release Date: October 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Marvel Two-in-One #20 (v1)
2209: Defenders #20 (v1)
   
"The Woman She Was...! "
The Defenders and The Thing search for Valkyrie and the harmonica in Cobbler's Roost, where Val finally learns about Barbara's history.
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Cover Date : February 1975
Release Date: November 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #21 (v1)
2210: Defenders #21 (v1)
   
"Enter: the Headmen! "
Valkyrie decides to visit a man from Susan's past, Nighthawk is visited by a woman from his past, and the Defenders are re-joined by a member from their (recent) past. Then some bitter scientists create havoc.
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Cover Date : March 1975
Release Date: December 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #3
2218: Giant-Size Defenders #3
   
"Games Godlings Play! "
When Daredevil agrees to help Nighthawk, the pair are sent to join with the rest of the Defenders team as pawns in the Grandmaster's game.
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Cover Date : January 1975
Release Date: October 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Jim Starlin
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Defenders #4
2305: Giant-Size Defenders #4
   
"Too Cold a Night for Dying! "
When Nighthawk is caught in a tragic car bombing, the Defenders go after his old group, the Squadron Sinister. But when Yellowjacket gets involved, the case takes on a far different meaning.
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Cover Date : April 1975
Release Date: January 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Defenders #34 (v1)
2311: Marvel Team-Up #34 (v1)
   
"Beware the Death Crusade! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1975
Release Date: March 1975
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Marvel Team-Up #35 (v1)
2312: Marvel Team-Up #35 (v1)
   
"Blood Church! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Marvel Team-Up #22 (v1)
2314: Defenders #22 (v1)
   
"Fangs of Fire and Blood! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1975
Release Date: January 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #23 (v1)
2315: Defenders #23 (v1)
   
"... The Snakes Shall Inherit The Earth! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1975
Release Date: February 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #24 (v1)
2316: Defenders #24 (v1)
   
"-- In the Jaws of the Serpent! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1975
Release Date: March 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #25 (v1)
2317: Defenders #25 (v1)
   
"The Serpent Sheds Its Skin "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #5
2534: Giant-Size Defenders #5
   
"Eelar Moves in Mysterious Ways! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Defenders #26 (v1)
2535: Defenders #26 (v1)
   
"Savage Time! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1975
Release Date: May 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #27 (v1)
2536: Defenders #27 (v1)
   
"Three Worlds to Conquer! "
While being transported to Earth a Badoon defense mechanism sends Valkyrie and Major Victory to a swamp land. Meanwhile the Hulk and Yondu wind up in the middle of a city wide festival.
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Cover Date : September 1975
Release Date: June 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #28 (v1)
2537: Defenders #28 (v1)
   
"My Mother, The Badoon! "
Starhawk takes Valkyrie and Major Victory to a city housing unexpected citizens and Yondu and Hulk are put into a strange game show with deadly consequences. Meanwhile, on the Gaurdians' spaceship, the Badoon launch an assault on the remaining crew.
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Cover Date : October 1975
Release Date: July 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #29 (v1)
2538: Defenders #29 (v1)
   
"Let My Planet Go! "
The Defenders are reunited deep in the heart of Badoon territory and they must fight their way out. With Dr. Strange returning to his body, he attempts to free the domesticated humans of Earth.
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Cover Date : November 1975
Release Date: August 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #30 (v1)
2576: Defenders #30 (v1)
   
"Gold Diggers of Fear! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1975
Release Date: September 1975
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Sam Grainger
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Defenders #12
2585: Marvel Treasury Edition #12
   
"The Duck and the Defenders "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1976
Release Date: November 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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