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3016: Defenders #52 (v1)

" Defender of the Realm! "
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Defenders #52 (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Archie Goodwin
Cover Artists: Gil Kane
Writers: David Kraft
Pencilers: Keith Giffen
Inkers: Chic Stone
Colourists: Don Warfield
Letterers: Denise Wohl
Editors: Archie Goodwin
Cover Date: October 1977
Release Date: July 1977
Story Arc: -
Pages: 17
Cover Price: $0.30
Times Read: 129                 Times Rated: 82
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Marvel Two-in-One #33
Defenders #51 (v1)
Defenders #52 (v1)
Defenders #53a (v1)
Defenders #54a (v1)
3014: Marvel Two-...
#33
3015: Defenders
#51 (v1)
 
3017: Defenders
#53a (v1)
3018: Defenders
#54a (v1)
 
 
Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  The Hulk
The Hulk last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). The Hulk next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Valkyrie (Brunnhilde)
Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Nighthawk
Nighthawk last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Nighthawk next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Hellcat
Hellcat last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Hellcat next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
Supporting Characters
  The Sub-Mariner
The Sub-Mariner last appeared in Marvel Two-in-One #28. The Sub-Mariner next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Red Guardian
Red Guardian last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Red Guardian next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  The Presence
The Presence last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). The Presence next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Peter Parker
Cameo Appearance
Peter Parker last appeared in Ms. Marvel #1 (v1). Peter Parker next appears in Marvel Team-Up Annual #1. This is a cameo appearance.
     
  Jarvis
Jarvis last appeared in Iron Fist #12 (v1). Jarvis next appears in Captain Marvel #50 (v1).
     
  Harrison Turk
Harrison Turk last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Harrison Turk next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
  Dollar Bill
Dollar Bill last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Dollar Bill next appears in Defenders #54a (v1).
     
  Ledge
Ledge last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). Ledge next appears in Defenders #55 (v1).
     
  Lord Vashti
Lord Vashti last appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up #13. Lord Vashti next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
     
 
Group Appearances
Atlanteans
Atlanteans last appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up #13. Atlanteans next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
   
     
The Defenders
The Defenders last appeared in Defenders #51 (v1). The Defenders next appears in Defenders #53a (v1).
   
     
Empire State University
Empire State University last appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #169 (v1). Empire State University next appears in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #9 (v1).
   
     
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RikerDonegal
   July 15, 2015
Itís a fun comic. At its core is a hero vs hero battle. Normally I hate those. But this is a self-aware one, almost ironic, and it serves a purpose within a larger picture. The Red Guardian story is the best here. 8/10
 
 
 
 
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Comments
   
 
  Redsvetz Says:    
  2013-04-21 07:36:44  
  -I think Fish Face has had enough experience with Jade Jaws that he wouldn't just marginalize him like that.
-I'm getting a "Beneath the Planet of the Apes" (or maybe Led Zeppelin!) vibe from The Presence and his crazy situation.
-Sure Kraft has read FF#6, as he has Namor using "electric eel" abilities, but he needs to do some more research--SM and The Hulk are NOT equals in strength. C'mon!
 
 
 

  Drax Says:    
  2014-02-06 03:40:55  
  Having Nighthawk as the leader and pushing Val to the background isn't an enjoyable turn so far.  
 
 

  RikerDonegal Says:    
  2015-03-22 16:59:26  
  I love this comic. It was one of the first comics I owned, and for years it was an integral part of my small Marvel comic collection. I read it over and over. It fascinated me. Itís a strange experience reading it out of context, and it was a very bad choice for inclusion in the Marvel UK Hulk Annual 1979, which is where I read it all those years ago. In context, it makes a lot more sense!! I now know who all the characters are, what the ongoing stories are, and I get the references to past events.  
 
 

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2016-01-17 13:23:50  
  The only good part is the development going on. The next couple of issues should be good...should be.  
 
 

  heman0420 Says:    
  2016-02-12 07:22:25  
  I hate mind control.  
 
 

  Vancelot Says:    
  2016-05-12 00:43:31  
  I didn't like how Namor was a gigantic douche, then once Hulk got mad, suddenly "wished to avoid trouble".  
 
 

  phogbear Says:    
  2017-03-05 08:19:05  
  Kyle has no spare jet packs?

There was some good stuff here but it's stuffed in around another pointless and boring fight.
 
 
 

 
 
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Updates
Date User Name Update
   May 24, 2017 fragsel Updated the listing for Harrison Turk.
   May 24, 2017 fragsel Added Empire State University to the issue.
   May 24, 2017 fragsel Updated the listing for Harrison Turk.
   May 24, 2017 fragsel Updated the listing for Harrison Turk.
   November 14, 2014 fragsel Updated the listing for Starlight.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for The Sub-Mariner.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for Peter Parker.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for Lord Vashti.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for Hellcat.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for Nighthawk.
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for Valkyrie (Brunnhilde).
   February 6, 2014 Drax Updated the listing for The Hulk.
   November 20, 2013 fragsel Added Atlanteans to the issue.
   May 4, 2013 TStarnes Changed comic details.
     
 
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