The Defenders 8-Issue Pack (1975-1982) by Marvel Comics
27 (September 1975)
Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. Three Worlds to Conquer!, script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Sal Buscema (layouts) and Vince Colletta (finished art), inks by Vince Colletta; In an attack on the Guardians of the Galaxy by the Badoon, two Defenders and two Guardians are transported across the galaxy; Vance Astro and Valkyrie to one planet, Yondu and Hulk to another; Starhawk cameo. Letter to the editor from comics writer Marc De Matteis.
29 (November 1975)
Here it is--the final battle between the Defenders and the Badoon in "Let My Planet Go!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. Starhawk joins the Guardians of the Galaxy. Letter to the editor from comics writer Ralph Macchio. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Twins of Evil!"
30 (December 1975)
Cover inks by Mike Esposito. Gold Diggers of Fear!, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Sam Grainger, inks by Jack Abel; Dr. Strange receives a message from Nighthawk telling Strange that he is being held captive by Tapping Tommy; Dr. Strange and the rest of the Defenders rush to his aid. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Twins of Evil!
42 (December 1976)
"And in This Corner: the New Emissaries of Evil," a.k.a. Rhino, Solarr, the Cobalt Man, and Egghead! Gerry Conway, pencils by Keith Giffen, inks by Klaus Janson. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Spider-Man and the Fly!" O.J. Simpson stars in a half-page shoe ad. The letters page contains the "Howard the Duck Weakly Campaign Update # 3" (yes, that's "weakly," not "weekly"). Jack Kirby cover pencils.
47 (May 1977)
Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Joe Sinnott. Night Moves!, script by David Anthony Kraft (plot), Roger Slifer (plot), and John Warner (script), pencils by Keith Giffen (breakdowns) and Klaus Janson (finished art), inks by Klaus Janson; Nighthawk tries to relax at the new headquarters; Hellcat accidentally starts a fight between Wonder Man and the Defenders when she returns to Avengers Mansion with Valkyrie; Moon Knight rescues Jack Norriss from S.H.I.E.L.D. Captain America stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Sore Sir's Apprentices.
68 (February 1979)
Cover pencils by Herb Trimpe. Valhalla Can Wait!, script by David Anthony Kraft (plot) and Ed Hannigan (plot, script), pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Pablo Marcos; The battle between the forces of Hela and Ollerus the Unmerciful for the fate of Valhalla concludes; Val in Valhalla Part 3; Val in old costume again. Iron Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, An Irresistible Force!
87 (September 1980)
First 50-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Al Milgrom. Inquest, script by Ed Hannigan, pencils by Don Perlin (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finished art), inks by Pablo Marcos; A mysterious inquest is held into the actions of the Defenders during one of the Hulk's rampages that almost destroyed Giants stadium in New York.
104 (February 1982)
"Yesterday Never Dies!" Guest-starring Wonder Man and the Beast. Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Don Perlin, Joe Sinnott and Al Milgrom. Cover by Al Milgrom. Devil-Slayer is in big trouble - and it's up to Doctor Strange, the Beast, and Wonder Man to get him out of it. Meanwhile, Kyle Richmond (a.k.a Nighthawk) gets a call from some gun-totting goons, and Daimon Hellstorm makes an appearance. Plus, the return of "Sunshine" Gross!