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Giant-Size Defenders (1974) - #5
"Eelar Moves in Mysterious Ways!"
Marvel


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  Writer(s):
Chris Claremont
Gerry Conway
Scott Edelman
Stephen Ross "Steve" Gerber
Roger Slifer
Len Wein

Penciller(s):
Don Heck

Inker(s):
Mike Esposito - 'Espo'
David 'Dave' Hunt

Colorist(s):
George Roussos - 'George Bell / T.S. Chu / Sam Kato'

Letterer(s):
David 'Dave' Hunt
Art 'Artie' Simek

Editor(s):
Len Wein

Cover Artist(s):
Allen 'Al' Milgrom
Ron Wilson
 

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Cover Date: August 1975
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: Side by Side With the Guardians of the Galaxy!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Synopsis:
None entered.

Reprints/Collects:
Daredevil (1964) #62

Reprinted/Collected in:
Essential Defenders (2005) TPB vol. 02
Guardians of the Galaxy: Earth Shall Overcome (2009) HC
Guardians of the Galaxy: Earth Shall Overcome (2009) HC (Direct Market Edition)
Guardians Of The Galaxy: Tomorrow's Avengers (2013) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders (2008) HC vol. 04

Notes:
According to the letters page, this was Art Simek's last work before he passed away.

Trish Starr and the Squadron Sinister (Hyperion & Dr. Spectrum) appear in flashback.

Captain America, Daredevil, Karen Page, Foggy Nelson and Namor appear in the second story only.

Third appearance of the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Comic Book Page Podcast - Back Issue Spotlight #028

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An image for Captain America (Marvel)(01 - Steve Rogers) exists Captain America (Marvel)(01 - Steve Rogers)
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An image for Daredevil (Marvel)(01 - Matt Murdock) exists Daredevil (Marvel)(01 - Matt Murdock)
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Writer(s):
Roy Thomas

Penciller(s):
Gene Colan - 'Adam Austin'

Inker(s):
Sydney 'Syd' Shores

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Letterer(s):
Art 'Artie' Simek

Editor(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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