The Defenders

    (Marvel, 1972-1986)
™ and ©1974 Marvel Entertainment Group

Originally, the Defenders were Doctor Strange, the Sub-Mariner, and the Incredible Hulk. Soon, however, this star-crossed super-group began what would have been a never-ending series of personnel replacements. Nighthawk, the Cat, Valkyrie, Moondragon, the Gargoyle, and countless others at one point called themselves Defenders.

The list of their foes was equally long. Most distinguished among them was Greg Salinger, a murderous psychopath who called himself “FoolKiller.” Although the Defenders were eventually able to bring him to justice, his ideas inspired yet another person to take up the role of the FoolKiller, and the carnage continued. (The story of the new FoolKiller is told in the powerful FoolKiller mini-series.)
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#1
August, 1972
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#2
October, 1972
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#3
December, 1972
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#5
April, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#6
June, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#7
August, 1973
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Steve Englehart, Len WeinSal Buscema
#8
September, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#8 - 2nd printing
September, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#9
October, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#10
November, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#11
December, 1973
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Steve EnglehartSal Buscema
#12
February, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#13
May, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#14
July, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#15
September, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#16
October, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#17
November, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#18
December, 1974
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Len WeinSal Buscema
#19
January, 1975
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Chris Claremont, Len WeinSal Buscema
#20
February, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#21
March, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#22
April, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#23
May, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#24
June, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#25
July, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#26
August, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#27
September, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#28
October, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#29
November, 1975
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#30
December, 1975
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Bill MantloSam Grainger
#31
January, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#32
February, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#33
March, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#34
April, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#35
May, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#36
June, 1976
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Steve Gerber, Mary SkrenesSal Buscema
#37
July, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#38
August, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#39
September, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#40
October, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#41
November, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
#42
December, 1976
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Gerry ConwayKeith Giffen
#43
January, 1977
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Gerry ConwayKeith Giffen
#44
February, 1977
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Roger Slifer, David Anthony Kraft, Gerry ConwayKeith Giffen
#45
March, 1977
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Roger Slifer, David Anthony Kraft, Gerry ConwayKeith Giffen
#46
April, 1977
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Roger Slifer, David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#47
May, 1977
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Roger Slifer, David Anthony Kraft, John WarnerKeith Giffen
#48
June, 1977
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David Anthony Kraft, Don McGregorKeith Giffen
#48 Variation B
June, 1977
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David Anthony Kraft, Don McGregorKeith Giffen
#49
July, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#50
August, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#51
September, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#51 Variation B
September, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#52
October, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#52 Variation B
October, 1977
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David Anthony KraftKeith Giffen
#53
November, 1977
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David Anthony Kraft, Naomi BasnerDave Cockrum, Keith Giffen, Michael Golden, Sandy Plunkett
#53 Variation A
November, 1977
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David Anthony Kraft, Naomi BasnerMichael Golden, Keith Giffen, Dave Cockrum, Sandy Plunkett
#54
December, 1977
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David Anthony Kraft, Scott EdelmanKeith Giffen, Michael Golden, Juan Ortiz
#55
January, 1978
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David Anthony KraftCarmine Infantino
#56
February, 1978
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David Anthony KraftCarmine Infantino
#57
March, 1978
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Gerry Conway, Chris ClaremontGeorge Tuska, Dave Cockrum
#58
April, 1978
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David Anthony KraftEd Hannigan
#59
May, 1978
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David Anthony KraftEd Hannigan
#60
June, 1978
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David Anthony KraftEd Hannigan
#61
July, 1978
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David Anthony KraftEd Hannigan
#62
August, 1978
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David Anthony KraftSal Buscema
#63
September, 1978
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David Anthony KraftSal Buscema
#64
October, 1978
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David Anthony KraftSal Buscema
#65
November, 1978
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David Anthony KraftDon Perlin
#66
December, 1978
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David Anthony KraftEd Hannigan
#67
January, 1979
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David Anthony Kraft, Ed HanniganEd Hannigan
#68
February, 1979
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David Anthony Kraft, Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#69
March, 1979
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Jim Shooter, Mary Jo DuffyHerb Trimpe
#70
April, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#71
May, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#72
June, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#73
July, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#74
August, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#75
September, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#76
October, 1979
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Steven GrantHerb Trimpe
#77
November, 1979
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Steven GrantHerb Trimpe
#78
December, 1979
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#79
January, 1980
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Ed HanniganEd Hannigan, Herb Trimpe
#80
February, 1980
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#81
March, 1980
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Ed HanniganHerb Trimpe
#82
April, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#83
May, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#84
June, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#85
July, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#86
August, 1980
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#87
September, 1980
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#88
October, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#89
November, 1980
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Ed Hannigan, David Anthony Kraft, Mark Gruenwald, Steven GrantDon Perlin
#90
December, 1980
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#91
January, 1981
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Ed HanniganDon Perlin
#92
February, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin, Joe Sinnott
#93
March, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#94
April, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#95
May, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#96
June, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#97
July, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#98
August, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin, Joe Sinnott
#99
September, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#100
October, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#101
November, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#102
December, 1981
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#103
January, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#104
February, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#105
March, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#106
April, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#107
May, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#108
June, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteis, Mark GruenwaldDon Perlin
#109
July, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteis, Mark GruenwaldDon Perlin
#110
August, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#111
September, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#112
October, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#113
November, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteis, Don PerlinDon Perlin
#114
December, 1982
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J.M. DeMatteis, Don PerlinDon Perlin
#115
January, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#116
February, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#117
March, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#118
April, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#119
May, 1983
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Steven GrantSal Buscema
#120
June, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#121
July, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteis, Don PerlinDon Perlin
#122
August, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#123
September, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#124
October, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#125
November, 1983
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Title becomes New Defenders on cover; Versus Mad-Dog; Versus Mutant Force; New team begins J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#126
December, 1983
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J.M. DeMatteisAlan Kupperberg
#127
January, 1984
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J.M. DeMatteisMarie Severin, Sal Buscema
#128
February, 1984
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J.M. DeMatteisAlan Kupperberg
#129
March, 1984
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J.M. DeMatteisDon Perlin
#130
April, 1984
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J.M. DeMatteisMike Zeck
#131
May, 1984
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J.M. DeMatteis, Peter B. GillisAlan Kupperberg
#132
June, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#133
July, 1984
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Peter B. GillisAlan Kupperberg
#134
August, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#135
September, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#136
October, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#137
November, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#138
December, 1984
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#139
January, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#140
February, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#141
March, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#142
April, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#143
May, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#144
June, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#145
July, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#146
August, 1985
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Peter B. GillisLuke McDonnell
#147
September, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#148
October, 1985
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Peter B. GillisSal Buscema
#149
November, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#150
December, 1985
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#151
January, 1986
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
#152
February, 1986
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Peter B. GillisDon Perlin
Annual #1
November, 1976
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Steve GerberSal Buscema
Book #1

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Keith Giffen, J.M. DematteisDon Perlin