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in: Comics, 1974, 1974, November Bronze-Age, Defenders Vol 1, Len Wein/Editor-in-Chief, Ron Wilson/Cover Artist, Al Milgrom/Cover Artist, Gaspar Saladino/Cover Artist, Len Wein/Writer, Sal Buscema/Penciler, Daniel Green/Inker, Glynis Oliver-Wein/Colourist, Gaspar Saladino/Letterer, Annette Kawecki/Letterer, Roy Thomas/Editor, Stephen Strange (Earth-616)/Appearances, Bruce Banner (Earth-616)/Quotes, Defenders (Earth-616)/Appearances, Bruce Banner (Earth-616)/Appearances, Brunnhilde (Earth-616)/Appearances, Kyle Richmond (Earth-616)/Appearances, Luke Cage (Earth-616)/Appearances, Wrecking Crew (Earth-616)/Appearances, Dirk Garthwaite (Earth-616)/Appearances, Eliot Franklin (Thunderball) (Earth-616)/Appearances, Henry Camp (Earth-616)/Appearances, Brian Calusky (Earth-616)/Appearances, Aragorn (Earth-616)/Appearances, Jean Claude Pennysworth (Earth-616)/Appearances, New York State/Appearances, Richmond Riding Academy/Appearances, New York City/Appearances, Manhattan/Appearances, Irving Building/Appearances, Eye of Agamotto/Appearances, Cloak of Levitation/Appearances, Dragonfang/Appearances, Wrecker's Crowbar/Appearances, Thunderball's Ball and Chain/Appearances

Defenders Vol 1 17


Defenders Vol 1 17

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Quote1 Take -- Your -- Hand -- Off --Hulk -- Magican! Quote2
-- Hulk

Appearing in "Power Play!"Edit

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Synopsis for "Power Play!"Edit

Setting up Aragorn in a new home at Kyle Richmond's riding academy, Valkyrie is also gifted with a mystical disguise that allows her to switch from street clothes to her warrior armor by drawing her sword, afterwards she bids farewell to the Defenders, as does the Hulk who is upset by Val's departure.

When buildings owned by Kyle Richmond are targeted by the Wrecking Crew, Dr. Strange and Nighthawk decide to get involved. Their involvement runs awry when they butt heads with Power Man who is hired by Richmond's aide, Pennyworth, to guard the Richmond buildings.

The three sort out their differences, however not before they are confronted by the Wrecking Crew.

  • Letters (story pages): Saladino (uncredited) page 1, Kawecki pages 2-18.
  • This issue introduces the Richmond Riding Academy. It is noted to be located on the Nassau/Suffok border. It will become an unofficial headquarters for the Defenders.
  • This issue contains a letters page, Defenders Dialogue. Letters are published from Bob Warber, Chad B. Goyette, Tom Long, Robert Hewko, and Steve Humphreys.

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