Giant Size Defenders (1974) #3 CGC 8.5 Off-White To White Pages
- Steve Gerber & Len Wein story.
- jim Starlin, Don Newton, Dan Adkins & Jim Mooney art
- 1st appearance of Kovac.
- Daredevil & Grandmaster appearcance.
- Published Jan 1975 by Marvel.
Cover pencils by Ron Wilson, inks by Joe Sinnott. New story: 1st appearance of Korvac in "Games Godlings Play!", script by Steve Gerber (script, plot), Jim Starlin (plot), and Len Wein (plot), pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts), Dan Adkins (finished art), Don Newton (finished art), and Jim Mooney (finished art), inks by Dan Adkins (pages 1-7, 10-11, 22-27, 43), Don Newton (pages 14-19, 31-36, 38), and Jim Mooney (pages 8-9, 30, 37, 39, 44); The Grandmaster and the Prime Mover play a game for the fate of the Earth; The Grandmaster selects the Defenders for his "pieces" and the Prime Mover selects several alien "pieces" and combat begins. "The World Destroyers!" starring the Sub-Mariner, script and art by Bill Everett. "The House of Shadows!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Doctor Strange is on the scene to observe a TV crew as they prepare to enter & broadcast about a "Haunted House." Letter from Mary Jo Duffy. 68 pgs., full color. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.