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Defenders comic books issue 16 1973-1975

  • Issue #16
    Defenders (1972 1st Series) 16

    "Alpha, the Ultimate Mutant!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Professor Xavier. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The Defenders have gone down to defeat in New Mexico at the hands of Magneto and Alpha, the Ultimate Mutant! And now the Master of Magnetism and his mutants travel to New York City and take over the United Nations headquarters! With Alpha at his side, Magneto demands the subjugation of the world! However, as time goes by the Ultimate Mutant metamorphoses from a simple man into a godlike being. And when Doctor Strange, Professor Xavier, Valkyrie, Nighthawk, and the Hulk attack Magneto again, Alpha wonders if he's fighting on the side of good or evil. Will Alpha turn against the Master of Magnetism and lead the Defenders to an unexpected victory? (Notes: Magneto appears next in Uncanny X-Men 103 and 104. Alpha returns many years later in Quasar 14. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #44 the Absorbing Man by Jack Kirby.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16UK
    Defenders (1972) UK Edition 16UK

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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price."Power Play!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Power Man. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Dan Green. The Wrecking Crew has destroyed two of Kyle Richmond's skyscrapers in New York City! And are now threatening to demolish an unfinished third one! However, Doctor Strange and Nighthawk converge on the construction site to protect it! But unknown to the two defenders, someone else has already been hired to guard the skyscraper...Luke Cage! A genuine misunderstanding leads to a fierce struggle between Power Man and the Defenders! And that's just fine for the four super-villains lurking in the background! Cameo appearances by Walter Cronkite, Valkyrie, the Hulk, Wrecker, Thunderball, Bulldozer, and Piledriver. (Notes: The Wrecker previously appeared in Thor 171. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #20 Brother Voodoo.) 32 pages, full color.