The Incredible Hulk #1 [UK price variant]

Marvel, 1962 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series) #1.


Is He Man or Monster or... Is He Both! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hulk; Bruce Banner; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby inks per Nick Caputo's examination on his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/09/kirby-inking-kirby.html

Previous indexer credited George Roussos. The Hulk is colored gray in this story only.

The Coming of the Hulk, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway; Artie Simek (see notes)
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner] (introduction, origin); Rick Jones (introduction); Betty Ross (introduction); Thunderbolt Ross (introduction); Igor (introduction)
Synopsis:
Scientist Bruce Banner saves a young boy from being killed by a nuclear blast but absorbs deadly amounts of gamma radiation which transforms him into a monster dubbed the Hulk; Bruce Banner is scientist by day, but transforms into the Hulk once the sun goes down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Nick Caputo observes that Artie Simek lettered the logo and title on the splash page, but the rest of the chapter is lettered by Ray Holloway.

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 2: The Hulk Strikes! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway; Artie Simek (see notes)
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Igor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo notes that Artie Simek lettered the title splash; the rest of the chapter is lettered by Ray Holloway.

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (introduction)
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (death)
Reprints:

The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines In The World! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-724

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

House ad for Amazing Adult Fantasy and Fantastic Four.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Is He Man or Monster or... Is He Both!
    Hulk
  2. 1. The Coming of the Hulk, Part 1
    The Hulk
  3. 2. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 2: The Hulk Strikes!
    The Hulk
  4. 3. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk
    The Hulk
  5. 4. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle!
    The Hulk
  6. 5. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant!
    The Hulk
  7. 6. The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines In The World!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Motler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Tony R. Rose