Defenders #132 (1984)


A terrific splash page introduces  a tale about a guy who crawls across the site of the gamma bomb test, and in his dehydrated delirium eats some irradiated moss, which makes him a monster.  The team fights him then cures him.
Don Perlin’s art gets much better with this issue, thanks the addition of inker Kim DeMulder.  Along with Peter Gillis, they will make Defenders an above average book for the first time in a while.

And Bobby “Iceman” Drake, who will come out as gay in about 30 years, has some anti-woman thoughts.

Creators: Peter Gillis and Don Perlin
Grade: C+

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