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Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders, Vol. 1 (Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders #1)

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 30th 2008 by Marvel
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Brad
The promise of great stories eludes me. I wanted so much more, spoiled by more recent comics, wanting back stories, glorious beginnings, and splendiferous space and alternate realities. What I got was strained stories that were rarely brilliant in idea, and never in how it was pulled off. It was very hard to get through the old art, as well.

(Waits patiently until a fanboy froths at the mouth at me).

When it's good, it's very good. When it's bad, as most of the early stuff is, it's really bad. I c
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Kam Mohtashemi
The Defenders was a favorite title of mine through the late 70's and early 80's, so it was a lot of fun reading through the beginnings of the concept, as I had only read a couple of these stories previously. Once Steve Englehart and Sal Buscema take over, the book really finds its identity and hits a stride.
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This book inspired me to make comic books just like these ones.
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Roy Thomas is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden A ...more
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