|Location of Publication||New York, New York|
|Story Location||New York: State Penitentiary, New York City; Manhattan|
|Notes||Continuity Notes: |
The events in this issue happen between the events of Amazing Spider-Man #145, during his hunt for the Scorpion.
Nighthawk recounts how he survived a bomb blast in recently, referring to the events of Giant-Size Defenders #4.
Spider-Man recognizes Nighthawk from a description that Daredevil gave him. Daredevil first encountered Nighthawk while he was a super-villain during the events of Daredevil #62. Daredevil more recently encountered Nighthawk (now a hero) in Giant-Size Defenders #3. Daredevil possibly told Spider-Man behind the scenes during their last encounter Marvel Team-Up #25.
This issue begins a three-part story arc featuring members of the Defenders individually teaming up with Spider-Man and the Human Torch.