Defenders Vol 1 (1972) 25
Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations). The Serpent Sheds its Skin, script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jack Abel; Son of Satan and Power Man free the rest of the Defenders and follow the clues to find the person behind the Sons of the Serpent organization; The Elf with a gun kills Tom and Linda Pritchett. Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Big Bang!! Cover price $0.25.