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Thor (v1) #223

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 #223 (v1)
1641: Thor #223 (v1)
   
"Hellfire Across the World! "
Thor and Hercules make their way into Hades to face Pluto and rescue Krista, the sister of Hildegarde. Though they face the denizens of this dark domain, Pluto is not to be found and their quest must lead them elsewhere.
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Published: May 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: John Buscema
Inker: Mike Esposito
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Gil Kane
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Thor #224 (v1)
1642: Thor #224 (v1)
   
"No One Can Stop... The Destroyer! "
Pluto has been defeated but Krista's life still hangs in the balance and only Dr. Blake can save her. Meanwhile, Hercules seeks to amuse himself with the New York nightlife but his revelry is soon interrupted by the Destroyer.
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Published: June 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: John Buscema
Inker: Mike Esposito
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Thor #225 (v1)
1643: Thor #225 (v1)
   
"The Coming of the Firelord! "
A brief moment's respite is all Thor can enjoy before the Destroyer stirs again, but on this day that gleaming engine of destruction will be the least of his worries. For on this day comes, Firelord.
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Published: July 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: John Buscema
Inker: Joe Sinnott
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: John Buscema
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Thor #226 (v1)
1644: Thor #226 (v1)
   
"The Battle Beyond! "
Galactus is returning and the world cowers with trepidation. But though the arrival of his flaming herald Firelord be most ominous, Galactus' intentions are not what they seem.
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Published: Aug. 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: John Buscema
Inker: Mike Esposito
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Thor #227 (v1)
1645: Thor #227 (v1)
   
"In Search of Ego "
In light of the looming threat of Ego the Living Planet, Thor has agreed to a tentative alliance with Galactus. Observing this, Odin finds himself questioning the motivations of his son and must decide on a course of action.
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Published: Sept. 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: Rich Buckler
Inker: Joe Sinnott
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Thor #228 (v1)
1646: Thor #228 (v1)
   
"Ego: Beginning and End! "
With the war between Galactus and Ego drawing to a close, Ego's origin is revealed.
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Published: Oct. 1974
EIC: Len Wein
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: Rich Buckler
Inker: Joe Sinnott
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Thor #3 (v1)
1647: Doc Savage #3 (v1)
   
"Death in Silver "
Doc sets out to rescue his crew after they get mixed up in a shipping magnate's explosive assassination.
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Published: Feb. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Ross Andru
Inker: Tom Palmer
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Jim Steranko
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Doc Savage #4 (v1)
1648: Doc Savage #4 (v1)
   
"The Hell-Diver "
Doc Savage continues his investigation of the criminal Silver Death's-Heads.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Ross Andru
Inker: Tom Palmer
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Gil Kane
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Doc Savage #25 [A Story]
1649: Where Monsters Dwell #25 [A Story]
   
"The Ruler of Earth! "
In the year 1990, the cold war has ended and all of Earth is ruled by a single entity: ROE!
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Published: Nov. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer:
Cover: Jack Kirby
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Where Monsters Dwell #133 (v1)
1650: Fantastic Four #133 (v1)
   
"Thundra at Dawn! "
It's New Years Eve but the gang is in no mood for celebration after the events of the last few weeks. Soon, a brash challenge from Thundra will snap them back to reality.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciler: Ramona Fradon
Inker: Joe Sinnott
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: John Buscema
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Fantastic Four #157 (v1)
1651: Captain America #157 (v1)
   
"Veni, Vidi, Vici: Viper! "
Cap is back in the city and barely has time to catch his breath. After a scuffle with some thugs he is summoned by the police commissioner who has a new assignment for him. Meanwhile the Falcon confronts the local slum-lord.
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Published: Jan. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: John Verpoorten
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Captain America #158 (v1)
1652: Captain America #158 (v1)
   
"The Crime Wave Breaks "
Cap and the Falcon cling desperately to life and it will take everything Cap's got to save them. Meanwhile, who is the Cowled Commander and what is the purpose to his new crime wave?
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Published: Feb. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: John Verpoorten
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Captain America #159 (v1)
1653: Captain America #159 (v1)
   
"Turning Point "
The web of intrigue is tightening and all the strands are pulling together as events build towards climax. Find out the startling truth behind the Cowled Commander.
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Published: Mar. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: John Verpoorten
Letterer: Ann Scotto
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Captain America #110 (v1)
1654: Avengers #110 (v1)
   
"... And Now Magneto! "
Quicksilver has finally made contact with the Avengers and Wanda is overjoyed, but the mood quickly sours when she tells Pietro of her resationship with the Vision. Meanwhile, someone has waylayed Xavier and the X-Men, who must look to the Avengers for assistance.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Don Heck
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Cover: Gil Kane
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Avengers #99 (v1)
1655: Daredevil #99 (v1)
   
"The Mark of Hawkeye "
After their most recent battle, DD and the Widow just want to return home and relax. However, when Natasha's old love Hawkeye shows up to win her back DD can't help but fight back.
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Published: May 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Gerber
Penciler: Sam Kweskin
Inker: Syd Shores
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Daredevil #111 (v1)
1656: Avengers #111 (v1)
   
"With Two Beside Them! "
The X-Men and several Avengers have fallen prey to Magneto's devious machinations. The others, with the help of Daredevil and the Black Widow must find a way to overcome this treachery.
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Published: May 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Don Heck
Inker: Mike Esposito
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Avengers #112 (v1)
1657: Avengers #112 (v1)
   
"The Lion God Lives! "
With Magneto defeated and their newest member, the Black Widow, established the Avengers settle back into their mansion. Before long a threat aimed at the Black Panther will embroil the Avengers yet again.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Don Heck
Inker: Frank Bolle
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Don Heck
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Avengers #5 (v1)
1658: Warlock #5 (v1)
   
"The Day of the Death Birds! "
After months of self imposed hibernation, brought on by recent tragedies, Warlock awakes once more to face a new threat. Though he knows not why he has awoken it will take the help of the Counter-Earth Doom to succeed.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Ron Goulart
Penciler: Gil Kane
Inker: Tom Sutton
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Gil Kane
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Warlock #6 (v1)
1659: Warlock #6 (v1)
   
"The Brute! "
Though his efforts have been overwhelmingly benevolent, Warlock finds himself framed as a menace by President Carpenter, a former ally. Thus Warlock has become embroiled in a strange conspiracy and his first obstacle is the Counter-Earth Reed Richards, aka the Brute.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mike Friedrich
Penciler: Bob Brown
Inker: Tom Sutton
Letterer: Charlotte Jetter
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Warlock #7 (v1)
1660: Warlock #7 (v1)
   
"Doom: At the Earths Core! "
The threat of the Brute has been momentarily suppressed but Warlock has little time to relax. He must find and save his friends, while beginning to unravel the mystery surrounding him.
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Published: Aug. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mike Friedrich
Penciler: Bob Brown
Inker: Tom Sutton
Letterer: Charlotte Jetter
Cover: Gil Kane
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Warlock #8
1661: Hero for Hire #8
   
"Crescendo! "
With his most recent contract settled, Cage decides to settle a personal score. When that proves fruitless he takes a new contract but even he could never guess the secret of his newest employer.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: George Tuska
Inker: William Graham Jr.
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: William Graham Jr.
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Hero for Hire #9
1662: Hero for Hire #9
   
"Where Angels Fear to Tread! "
After being stiffed by Doom after his last assignment Cage will stop at nothing to get his money. With a little help from the Fantastic Four he makes his way to Latveria to confront the sinister autocrat.
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Published: May 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: George Tuska
Inker: William Graham Jr.
Letterer: Dan Vladimer
Cover: William Graham Jr.
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Hero for Hire #100 (v1)
1663: Daredevil #100 (v1)
   
"Mind Storm! "
Returning from his mission with the Avengers, DD gets caught up in a minor scuffle. When the dust settles he is confronted by a magazine editor seeking an interview. As DD takes a trip down memory lane a strange occurrence forces him back to reality.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Gerber
Penciler: Gene Colan
Inker: John Tartaglione
Letterer: Charlotte Jetter
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Daredevil #101 (v1)
1664: Daredevil #101 (v1)
   
"Vengeance in the Sky with Diamonds! "
The hallucinations brought on by Angar have left even Daredevil unable to trust his keenest senses. But with the city's only Superhero left defenseless what hope does San Francisco have against this new threat? The hallucinations brought on by Angar have left even Daredevil unable to trust his keenest senses. But with the city's only Superhero left defenseless what hope does San Francisco have against this new threat?
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Published: July 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Gerber
Penciler: Rich Buckler
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Daredevil #102 (v1)
1665: Daredevil #102 (v1)
   
"Stilt-Man Stalks the City! "
As Daredevil searches desperately for Angar he stumbles upon a shady deal going down. Though the details are unclear DD deduces that an old foe must be involved.
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Published: Aug. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Chris Claremont
Penciler: Syd Shores
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Daredevil #6 (v1)
1666: Werewolf by Night #6 (v1)
   
"Carnival of Fear "
It should come as no surprise that the Werewolf would be hunted, but on this night the local thugs are the least of his concern as a mystic force watches and plots. Meanwhile, the presence of the Werewolf could not go unnoticed for long and the local authorities have begun to catch wind.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Len Wein
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: Frank Bolle
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Werewolf by Night #7 (v1)
1667: Werewolf by Night #7 (v1)
   
"Ritual of Blood "
Trapped in the circus by the devious Rhiva, the Werewolf finds himself face to face with the circus' other beasts. Before long the true nature of the mystic's plan will be revealed.
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Published: July 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Len Wein
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: Jim Mooney
Letterer: Charlotte Jetter
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Werewolf by Night #8 (v1)
1668: Werewolf by Night #8 (v1)
   
"The Lurker Behind the Door "
Having escaped the circus, the Werewolf flees into the night to find sustenance. In the morning, Jack decides to wait out the day in an unassuming cave. Unbeknownst to him, an evil lurks inside.
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Published: Aug. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Len Wein
Penciler: Werner Roth
Inker: Paul Reinman
Letterer: Jean Izzo (Jean Simek)
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Werewolf by Night #9 (v1)
1669: Tomb of Dracula #9 (v1)
   
"Death From The Sea! "
After his narrow escape from Quincy and the gang, Dracula finds his way, via further ordeals, to the town of Littlepoole. There he sets about making his recovery...Littlepoole will never be the same.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Penciler: Gene Colan
Inker: Vincent Colletta
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Gil Kane
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Tomb of Dracula #56 (v1)
1670: Sub-Mariner #56 (v1)
   
"Atlantis, Mon Amour! "
When Namor meets up with an emissary from Atlantis, he must decide to return from his exile or leave the city to handle a new threat on its own.
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Published: Dec. 1972
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mike Friedrich
Penciler: Dan Adkins
Inker: Dan Adkins
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Alan Weiss
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Sub-Mariner #57 (v1)
1671: Sub-Mariner #57 (v1)
   
"In the Lap of the Gods "
Namor is surprised to find a woman stranded alone on a rock during a squall and sets out to rescue her. Little does he realize her connection to Nita or her divine secret.
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Published: Jan. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer:
Penciler:
Inker: Bill Everett
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Bill Everett
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Sub-Mariner #10
1672: Hero for Hire #10
   
"The Lucky...and the Dead! "
Still haunted by a past mistake, Cage sets to track down the true killer of a former client. When his search brings him too close to the truth, the party responsible takes matters into his own hands.
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Published: June 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: George Tuska
Inker: William Graham Jr.
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: William Graham Jr.
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Hero for Hire #11
1673: Hero for Hire #11
   
"Where There's Life...! "
Cage is in dire straits. Left for dead by Señor Suerte, he must somehow muster the strength to break free from his current predicament and confront the madman. Meanwhile, reporter Phil Fox's snooping has finally paid off, but what will this mean for Cage?
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Published: July 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: George Tuska
Inker: William Graham Jr.
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: William Graham Jr.
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Hero for Hire #160 (v1)
1674: Captain America #160 (v1)
   
"Enter: Solarr "
As Cap flexes his newfound power, the Falcon finds himself suddenly obsolete. But as Sam goes off to ponder his role, a new threat rises that will test the limits of Cap's abilities.
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Published: April 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: Frank McLaughlin
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Gil Kane
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Captain America #1
1675: Frankenstein #1
   
"Mary Shelley's Frankenstein "
Victor Frankenstein becomes obsessed with creating life from the body of the dead. He succeeds in his attempts and creates life, Frankenstein's Monster lives!
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Published: Jan. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mary Shelley
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: Mike Ploog
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Frankenstein #2
1676: Frankenstein #2
   
"Bride of the Monster "
Lonely, Frankenstein's Monster desires a bride of his own kind. He attempts to force Victor into recreating life in the same form he had previously.
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Published: Mar. 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mary Shelley
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: Mike Ploog
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Frankenstein #3
1677: Frankenstein #3
   
"The Monster's Revenge! "
Frankenstein is enraged following the death of his bride and seeks out revenge against those that slighted him.
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Published: May 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mary Shelley
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: Mike Ploog
Letterer: Charlotte Jetter
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Frankenstein #4
1678: Frankenstein #4
   
"Death of the Monster! "
Frankenstein's Monster is attacked by a primitive tribe during his aimless wandering. After showing his fighting prowess, the monster is given an honorary status in the tribe.
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Published: July 1973
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Mary Shelley
Penciler: Mike Ploog
Inker: John Verpoorten
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Frankenstein #2 (v1)
1679: Defenders #2 (v1)
   
"The Secret of the Silver Surfer! "
The search for the Silver Surfer is on but has so far proved fruitless. Just when their quarry is within their grasp Strange and Namor let him slip away, but not before a clue to his whereabouts sets them on the right path.
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Published: Oct. 1972
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: John Verpoorten
Letterer: John Costanza
Cover: Sal Buscema
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Defenders #3 (v1)
1680: Defenders #3 (v1)
   
"Four Against the Gods! "
With the Silver Surfer now in their ranks the Defenders enter another dimension in hopes of bypassing the barrier that keeps the Surfer on earth. Still, inter-dimensional travel is not without its pitfalls and the group find themselves once again in the land of the Nameless One.
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Published: Dec. 1972
EIC: Roy Thomas
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciler: Sal Buscema
Inker: Jim Mooney
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Gil Kane
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